New electric karting track opening in Singapore at Turf City next February

News of a third karting track opening in Singapore was released on Facebook on Monday (24 November). Singaporean Yuey Tan, 32, Porsche Carrera Cup Asia driver and former co-owner of the now-defunct Changi Karting Circuit (CKC), started a new Facebook page called The Karting Arena that morning, announcing a soon-to-be-launched electric fun kart circuit located in Turf […]

Singapore Karting Championship 2014 Round 3 results

Kicking off the Grand Prix month of September in Singapore was the third round of the Singapore Karting Championship (SKC) Round 3 held at Kartright Speedway on Sunday, 7 September 2014. The local karting community revelled in the occasion as they itched to get back behind the wheel of their racing karts after the three-month […]

Alex Brown aims to defend Cadet title

I remember Alex Brown as the cute little boy from the Cadet category when he started racing in the Singapore Karting Championship (SKC) in 2012. He was somewhat reserved (or should I say shy) but showed promising speed in his craft. True enough, the 10-year-old of English and Filipino mix (hence the good looks) delivered […]

The humanity of karting: Nick Cook races with help of community

In the harsh world of motor racing with cut-throat competition and inevitable politics, there is still humanity to be found. A young boy named Nick Cook found his passion in karting but was forced to give it up when he lost his father in a tragic accident. Heartbroken, he had to deal with the loss of […]

Cadets steal the show at Singapore Karting Championship Round 1

Held at Kartright Speedway today, the opening round of the Singapore Karting Championship (SKC) started off on a wet note with some slipping and sliding, before the sun came out to dry the track. The spotlight shone on the Cadet category with 15 young drivers – a record entry for this class in the history […]

Singapore Karting Championship returns to Kartright Speedway for 2014 season

The fifth season of the Singapore Karting Championship (SKC) will be held entirely at Kartright Speedway, the only permanent go-kart facility in Singapore at the moment. When the SKC was first held in 2010, it was organised by the Singapore Motor Sport Association (SMSA) with title sponsor Nescafe. Havelock Speedway then took over for the […]

Sony Action Cam HDR-AS30V

Photos don’t do enough justice to action sports, hence the need for action cameras such as the Sony Action Cam. Sony stepped in as the official Action Cam partner for the Asian Karting Open Championship (AKOC) Singapore rounds held at Kartright Speedway, hence there was a chance to try the camera out on karting! A […]

AKOC Singapore 2013: Values in Life

The smiles of joy from the winners’ faces on the podium put a nice wrap to the end of the Asian Karting Open Championship (AKOC) Singapore race weekend held at Kartright Speedway on 30 November and 1 December, but it wasn’t the victories that were the most memorable for me. Here are five traits that […]

AKOC Singapore 2013: Jerry Choi

Hong Kong kart racer Jerry Choi won the Veterans’ class at the last AKOC round in Macau and is excited to race with his new-found friends again at Kartright Speedway this weekend!