It’s been a perfect winter of racing in the UK on the new Fullerton Kart. Joseph made the switch to the Fullerton Kart last year with a quick change of class and a late entry into the first round of the LGM series to race in the new Mini X30 class.
Joseph has taken to the new class very well and his results show it, taking the victory in every UK race he’s entered.
14th Jan – Hunts Kart Racing Club
First up was a trip to Kimbolton where Joseph quickly demonstrated his pace. Heat one saw Joseph cross the line almost a second ahead of second place. In heat two Joseph lined up at the back of the grid and made up a storming nine places to finish third, putting in the fastest lap of the heat along the way. This put Joseph in second place for the final, by mid-point in the race he was first, finishing the race almost two seconds ahead of anyone else.
18th Feb – Shenington Kart Racing Club
Next in Joseph’s 2018 campaign was Shenington. Again, Joseph set out to show his dominance, fastest in practice and making up twenty places in heat one to take the victory. Joseph made up another twenty places in the second heat giving him a first place start position for heat three, which he turned into a lights to flag victory. Joseph faced stiff competition in the final. Unable to break from the pack it looked for a while like Joseph would finish second, however, an impressive move in the final lap gave him the race win.
11th Mar – Hunts Kart Racing Club
In March, Joseph returned to Kimbolton for another weekend of competition. In the qualifying Joseph set the fastest time giving him pole for heat one, which he he converted into a win while setting the fastest lap again. Heat two was another lights to flag victory which he repeated in the final, a perfect weekend.
18th Mar – West of Scotland Kart Club
Next up Joseph headed North for a round of racing in Scotland. In the opening heat Joseph made up five places to finish a strong second. Joseph made up seven places in the next heat putting in the fastest lap along the way, however a ten second penalty dropped him down the results table. Heat three, the final heat before the race, was another difficult one with yet another penalty for Joseph. This gave Joseph a fourth place start for the final, which he quickly turned into second place after a fantastic start. Joseph bode his time and came out in first as he crossed the line in the seventh lap. He held the position to the chequered flag giving him a perfect Winter of racing.
With the opening round of the LGM tour just around the corner, this season is looking like another strong season for Joseph. Will this be the year Joseph achieves that elusive championship win in LGM and Super One?