Entries by Terence

Karting is not Fair – Thank God!

It sounds crazy to say, but I really do love how unfair karting is! Of course I have suffered plenty of pain because drivers with big budgets have a sometimes unassailable advantage, and everyone involved bemoans the tragedy of talent not being able to shine through. Fine… But at the same time, to compete in […]

The Wrong Kind of Consistent

CONSISTENCY – It’s a racing buzzword, consistency is key and all that. But if you are not at the sharp end of the grid and hitting times all within a tenth then something must be wrong. Consistent times means consistent errors. It is possible that you are making the same error the same way every […]

How Smooth is Really Smooth in a Kart

Here’s one of my trade secrets: When someone says they drive as smooth as can be, I ask them to watch this video to see what I mean by smooth. This guy redefines what driving with minimum steering inputs is really about. I use this particular video because most drivers understand that being smooth in […]

Using Braking Points vs Braking on Instinct in Karting

What is better, using strict braking points or just hitting the brake when it feels right? My answer….Whichever you prefer! Here are the pros and cons of using strict braking points vs braking by instinct. Using strict braking points. Pros You always know it’s going to work which inspires confidence You can adjust the braking […]

Wet Lines for Karting Explained Video

Karting in the wet is all about staying off the rubber and getting the kart straight to guarantee fast exits. If you slide the rear, or get any wheelspin you can throw away seconds per lap and have no idea why.  So here is a quick explainer video showing you how you can adjust your […]