I must admit in all modesty that I’m a pretty dab hand on the bbq and the warmer weather is just around the corner but that’s not the type of Webber I’m talking about.
Mark Webber, 9 times Formula one grands prix winner and Tasmania Challenge founder is though. You see Mark, along with contemporaries Michael Schumaker, Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton and Fernando Alonso all started in the same way – at their local Kart track.
Karting is the perfect way for budding race drivers to hone their skills. In the main, Karts having the same amount of power, driver skill and race craft is what wins the day.
Not everybody wants to be Ayrton Senna though (yep – he was a karter too). Karting is a fun, safe way to experience motor sport and in Southern Tasmania we are lucky to have a great facility just outside of Hobart at Orielton. One of Southern Tasmania’s best kept secrets seemingly, the track is overseen by the Southern Tasmanian Kart Club who boast an impressive number of members.
Resilience were lucky enough to be approached by them to develop their web presence a little while ago. If you are interested in Karting or want more information on the Southern Tasmanian Kart Club you can contact them through their site: