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News Archive 2009
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December 2009

2009 Summer Champions
Congratulations to all the Hoddesdon Kart Club Summer Champions 2009, well done!
Comer Cadet – Augustus Lawrence
Honda Cadet – Luke Knott
WTP Cadet – Shayne Harrison
Mini Max – Joshua Hatton
Junior Rotax – Lewis Plato
Senior Rotax – Andrew Winter
Rotax 177 – David Rendall
Senior TKM Extreme – Ashley Ruggles

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 9
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 9.

December Results – 06/12/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 6th December 2009 have now been published.

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November 2009

Senior TKM Extreme Grids for 2010
Unfortunately with declining Senior TKM Extreme grids Hoddesdon Kart Club are regretfully unable to offer this class for the 2010 racing season. It's not a decision that the club has taken lightly but we have no alternative with such low numbers. We would like to thank the drivers who have regularly supported the class.

2010 Sponsorship Opportunities
Hoddesdon Kart Club are pleased to announce the availability of Sponsorship Opportunities for 2010. Packages are available for all race meetings in 2010 with the exception of The London Cup. There are packages are available for each of the classes currently racing at Rye House. The individual elements of the package are:-

Packages start at £2000 per class and can be tailored to meet your own requirements. For more information or to discuss further please contact Wayne Smithers on 07766 113467 or by e-mail at .

Summer 2009 Trophy Presentation & Dinner Dance
The Summer 2009 Trophy Presentation & Dinner Dance is being held on Saturday 30th January 2010. The event is being held at the Manor of Groves Hotel, High Wych, Sawbridgeworth Herts.

A great evening for all to attend to celebrate the class winners success. Trophies will be presented 1st to 5th positions. Three course sit down meal, smart dress, trophy presentation, disco and a fantastic opportunity to reflect over the 2009 season. Tickets are £35 per adult and £20 per child under 12 and are available now!

Contact Sue at or Graham at for more details.

Club Membership 2010
New Hoddesdon Kart Club Membership Forms 2010 are now available for download.

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 8 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 8 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the December race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Augustus Lawrence
Honda Cadet – Bradley Shears
Mini Max – Kyle Power
Junior Rotax – Edward Smith
Senior Rotax – Henry Cutts
Rotax 177 – Kyri Yianni
Senior TKM Extreme – Barry Stockford

Entries for the December race meeting, Round 9 of the 2009 Summer Series, have to be received by 28th November 2009.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 8
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 8.

November Results – 01/11/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 1st November 2009 have now been published.

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October 2009

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 7 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 7 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the November race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Murray Boden
Honda Cadet – Albie Adams
Mini Max – Dylan Bowrey
Junior Rotax – Liam Ferguson
Senior Rotax – Mario Labetsos
Rotax 177 – Kelvyn Woodhead
Senior TKM Extreme – Michael Dean

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 9 monthly draw at the November race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 24th October 2009.

Lap Records
The Rotax 177 lap record was equalled at Round 7 of the Summer Championship held on 4th October 2009. Congratulations to David Rendall with a time of 35.63

All the current lap records for are shown on the Club Information page.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 7
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 7.

October Results – 04/10/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 4th October 2009 have now been published.

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September 2009

New Lap Records
Five class lap records were broken at The London Cup held on 19th & 20th September 2009. Congratulations to:-

All the current lap records for are shown on the Club Information page.

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 6 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 6 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the October race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Murray Boden
Honda Cadet – Jack Bartholomew
Mini Max – Brandon Grinter
Junior Rotax – Jordan Nallet
Senior Rotax – Ashley Lunn
Rotax 177 – Terry Durdin
Senior TKM Extreme – Ashley Ruggles

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 7 monthly draw at the October race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 29th September 2009.

New Lap Records
Four class lap records were broken at Round 6 of the Summer Championship held on 6th September 2009. Congratulations to:-

All the current lap records for are shown on the Club Information page.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 6
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 6.

September Results – 06/09/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 6th September 2009 have now been published.

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August 2009

Howz My Drivin?
Make comments on the Ace & King of Clubs team drivers. See Howz My Drivin?

Teams for Ace & King of Clubs Meeting at Whilton Mill on 29/08/09 & 30/08/09
The drivers representing the club at the Ace & King of Clubs Meeting are:-
Comer Cadet – Augustus Lawrence, Thomas Gray, Owain Rosser & Angelo Prodromou
Honda Cadet – Jack Bartholomew, Albie Adams, Harry Steward & Aaron Drury
Mini Max – Joshua Hatton, Aaron Timberlake, Chad Shiner & Teddie Harvey
Junior TKM – Will Fox & Jon Fox
Junior Rotax – Lewis Plato, Pany Sofocleous, Craig Pollard & Jake Mayes
Senior Rotax – Andrew Winter, Andrew Rees-Reynolds, Derek Morgan & Mike Game
Rotax 177 – Nathan Rawlings, Paul Joslin, Harvey Nott & Winston Bent
Senior TKM Extreme – George Birchenall, Ashley Ruggles, Barry Stockford & Chris Appleby

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 5 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 5 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the September race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Augustus Lawrence
Honda Cadet – Harrison Huggan
Mini Max – Harry Warren
Junior Rotax – Lewis Plato
Senior Rotax – Michael Bushell
Rotax 177 – David Rendall
Senior TKM Extreme – George Birchenall

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 6 monthly draw at the September race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 29th August 2009.

New Lap Record
The Junior Rotax Lap Record was broken at Round 5 of the Summer Championship held on 2nd August 2009 by Lewis Plato. Congratulations to Lewis on achieving a time of 35.64. All the current lap records for are shown on the Club Information page.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 5
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 5.

August Results – 02/08/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 2nd August 2009 have now been published.

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July 2009

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 4 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 4 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the August race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Josh Price
Honda Cadet – Rory Smith
Mini Max – Samuel Warren
Junior Rotax – Anthony Campbell
Senior Rotax – Nicholas Gunkel
Rotax 177 – Jamie Durdin
Senior TKM Extreme – Ashley Ruggles

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 5 monthly draw at the August race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 25th July 2009.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 4
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 4.

July Results – 05/07/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 5th July 2009 have now been published.

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June 2009

Senior TKM Extreme Special Offer
Attention all Senior TKM Extreme drivers, for the second month running Hoddesdon Kart Club are promoting the Senior TKM Extreme class. Enter the July race meeting on 5th July 2009 for £20.

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 3 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 3 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the July race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Murray Boden
Honda Cadet – Darshan Pindoria
Mini Max – Kyle Power
Junior Rotax – Joseph Attipa
Senior Rotax – Derek Morgan
Rotax 177 – Ken Ivory
Senior TKM Extreme – Barry Stockford

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 4 monthly draw at the July race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 27th June 2009.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 3
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 3.

June Results – 07/06/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 7th June 2009 have now been published.

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May 2009

Senior TKM Extreme Special Offer
Attention all Senior TKM Extreme drivers. Enter the June race meeting on 7th June 2009 for £20. Hoddesdon Kart Club are offering this promotion to increase the Senior TKM grid.

The London Cup 2009
This years London Cup is being held on 19th & 20th September 2009. Reservations are now open for The London Cup 2009. The Race Entry / Reservation Form is now available to be downloaded.

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 2 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 2 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the June race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Angelo Prodromou
Honda Cadet – Jonathan Campbell
Mini Max – Luke Taplin
Junior Rotax – Pany Sofocleous
Senior Rotax – Mario Labetsos
Rotax 177 – David Rendall
Senior TKM Extreme – Mark Palmer

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 3 monthly draw at the June race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 30th May 2009.

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 2
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 2.

May Results – 03/05/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 3rd May 2009 have now been published.

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April 2009

Hoddesdon Kart Club are off to Dunkeswell!
On the 30th & 31st May 2009 HKC are visiting Dunkeswell Kart Racing Club at the Mansell Raceway. We have negotiated a special price for Hoddesdon Kart Club members for the weekend at a cost of £75 which includes Saturday practice and Sunday race entry. We will be allocated our own area in the paddock so we can all work together helping each other out to have a successful race meeting. Arrangements have been made so we will be able to access the circuit on Friday evening.

Dunkeswell is 5 miles from Honiton and 9 miles from Junction 27 of the M5 motorway.

The following classes are raced at Dunkeswell:

We have been reliably informed that a certain F1 World Champion and IndyCar Champion will be racing in Rotax 177!

More information and Race Entry forms are available on the Dunkeswell website at www.dunkeswell.com. Entries close on the SATURDAY ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE EVENT.

Can you please let Graham know by e-mail at once you have made your race entry so we know which drivers from the club are going to Dunkeswell.

Summer Series Monthly Promotion – Round 1 Winners
Congratulations to the Round 1 draw winners of the Summer Series Monthly Promotion who have received free race entries for the May race meeting.

Comer Cadet – Owain Rosser
Honda Cadet – Jack Bartholomew
Mini Max – Jake Mayes
Junior Rotax – Charlie Warren
Senior Rotax – Tom Banister
Rotax 177 – Craig Foreman
Senior TKM Extreme – Mark Palmer

To be eligible to be entered into the Round 2 monthly draw at the May race meeting a completed race entry form and full payment has to be received by 25th April 2009.

Easter Egg Eggstravaganza – Winners
Winners of the Easter Egg Eggstravaganza £90 MotorSport World Owner Driver Practice vouchers were:

Summer Championship 2009 – Round 1
The Summer Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 1.

April Results – 05/04/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 5th April 2009 have now been published.

Trophy Awards – Winter Championship 2009
The Trophy Awards for the Hoddesdon Kart Club Winter Championship 2009 were held on Saturday 3rd April 2009. A Mum & Dad Race was held during the Winter Trophy Awards Evening, the Mum & Dad Race Results have now been published.

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March 2009

Summer Series Promotion
Hoddesdon Kart Club is running a Summer Series Promotion. Full details of eligibility regulations for the Monthly and Annual promotions and the Summer Series 2009 Supplementary Regulations are available to be downloaded.

Easter Egg Eggstravaganza
Hoddesdon Kart Club is having an Easter Egg Eggstravaganza, courtesy of the generosity of Rick Musk and MotorSport World. At the April race meeting which is being held on Sunday 5th April 2009 every driver that signs on will receive an Easter Egg courtesy of Hoddesdon Kart Club and MotorSport World.

In 6 of the eggs there will be a voucher worth £90! The prize is not transferable and can only be redeemed against two MotorSport World Owner Driver Practice Sessions at Rye House Kart Raceway. Eggs will be available after Signing On.

Southeast Club Challenge
The Southeast Club Challenge has been put together by the four Southeast kart clubs. The challenge will run over 4 rounds with one round being held at each club. The clubs taking part are Hoddesdon, Buckmore Park, Bayford Meadows and Kent.

The classes that have been chosen by the four clubs are Honda Cadet, Mini Max, Junior Max, Senior Max and Rotax 177 with three drivers in each class representing their club. If you would like to represent Hoddesdon Kart Club at this event can you please e-mail Sue at as soon as possible. Please note we need drivers that can do all 4 Rounds of The Southeast Club Challenge.

The dates for the four rounds are as follows:

Winter Championship 2009 Trophy Presentation
The Winter Championship 2009 Trophy Presentation will be held at Rye House Kart Raceway on Friday 3rd April 2009 starting at 7:00pm. All Hoddesdon Kart Club members are welcome.

As part of the evening there will be a Mum & Dad Race starting at 7:30pm sharp, the entry fee is £10 per driver. If you would like to enter the Mum & Dad Race please e-mail Graham at to reserve your place. Don't delay as the available places are limited.

2009 Winter Champions
Congratulations to all the Hoddesdon Kart Club Winter Champions 2009, well done!
Comer Cadet – Thanassi Barnicoat
Honda Cadet – Jack Mitchell
Mini Max – Jack Barlow
Junior Rotax – Pany Sofocleous
Senior Rotax – Andrew Winter
Rotax 177 – Steve Bishop
Senior TKM Extreme – Derek Morgan

Winter Championship 2009 – Round 3
The Winter Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 3.

March Results – 01/03/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 1st March 2009 have now been published.

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February 2009

Trophy Awards – Summer Championship 2008
The Trophy Awards for the Hoddesdon Kart Club Summer Championship 2008 were held on Friday 30th January 2009.

Mum & Dad Race Results
A Mum & Dad Race was held during the Summer Trophy Awards Evening, the Mum & Dad Race Results have now been published.

Winter Championship 2009 – Round 2
The Winter Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 2.

February Results – 01/02/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 1st February 2009 have now been published.

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January 2009

Message from the ABkC
The MSA has asked the ABkC to remind all ABkC Kart Clubs that the minimum age for Junior Max is their 13th birthday, as clearly stated in the Kart Race Yearbook B.1.8.4. Apparently there has been some confusion regarding this requirement.

Summer Championship 2008 Trophy Presentation
The Summer Championship 2008 Trophy Presentation will be held at Rye House Kart Raceway on Friday 30th January 2009 starting at 7:00pm. All Hoddesdon Kart Club members are welcome.

As part of the evening there will be a Mum & Dad Race starting at 7:30pm sharp, the entry fee is £10 per driver. If you would like to enter the Mum & Dad Race please e-mail Graham at to reserve your place. Don't delay as the available places are limited.

New Competition Secretary
From the 12th January 2009 Hoddesdon Kart Club has a new Competition Secretary. All race entries are to be sent to:-

Sue Game
Competition Secretary
Hoddesdon Kart Club
23 Bragbury Lane
Bragbury End
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG2 8TJ

e-mail
Fax – 08707 064868 (calls are charged at BT's standard national rate)

Winter Championship 2009 – Round 1
The Winter Championship 2009 table has been updated to include points scored up to Round 1.

January Results – 04/01/09
The Race Results from the meeting held on 4th January 2009 have now been published.

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