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#KART4LIFE 2023 - Public 4hr Endurance

Date - 07/02/2023

Time - 19:00

Location - TeamSport Indoor Karting Leeds

Sixty Two Drivers, a mixture of ambulance service staff, amateur karters & some of the country’s finest racers descended upon Leeds for our 4-hour charity endurance race in aid of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charity.

It was lights out just after 8pm, the drivers completed their first laps with PorscheSport taking an early lead, 10 seconds clear of Team Rags to Rich's in P2 and JCT600 in P3. YAS Teams The Bradford Bandits, Kart4Life Crew & Kartiac Arrest struggled in the early stages and sat at the bottom of the standings.

As the first hour past and the first pit window opened PorscheSport held a 8 second lead over BrexitMeansBrexit, with Simbo Racing in P3 closely followed by Scuderia LHC, TSLeeds39ers and Team Rags to Rich's completing the top 6. The Bradford Bandits had pulled themselves up to P9 12 seconds clear of The Kart4Life Crew in P10.

Approaching the halfway mark PorscheSport were holding firm in P1 with some extreme consistency 24 seconds clear of Scuderia LHC who had fought through to P2, Simbo Racing in P3. Meanwhile the Kart4Life Crew had made it to P8, nearly 2 laps clear of the Bradford Bandits in P10 and Kartiac Arrest in P12.

Inevitably PorscheSport took the Chequered flag, followed by Scuderia LHC in P2 and Simbo racing completing the podium in P3. The Kart4Life Crew finished best of the YAS teams in P6, having fought light hell to close in and take the position in the final hour. It was the first time the team had beaten the Bradford bandits on track, having been so close the previous week.

#KART4LIFE – raising money and awareness for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charity.

The top 6 positions were as follows:

1) PorscheSport

2) Scuderia LHC

3) Simbo Racing

4) Century Sim Evolution

5) BrexitMeansBrexit

6) The Kart4Life Crew

The TSLeeds39ers Blake Parkinson also claimed the plaudits for the event’s fastest lap with a 39.792!

A huge thank you to all that took part and donated, you made it a fantastic event and I’m incredibly grateful for all the support. Photo’s/videos will be posted on in the coming days, if you have any that you wish to share, please drop me an email.

We have raised over £3907.50 for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service Charity from this event, a massive thank you to all that donated!

Our annual KART4LIFE endurance race will be back again next January with booking for this opening in September/October.

A special thank you goes out to the fantastic staff at TeamSport Karting who were magnificent hosts and our sponsors Unison YAB and SAXBY Surfacing Contractors, great people that ensured these events could take place.

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