Children’s grand prix to raise money for talented North Walsham go-karter

From left, Charlie Richardson, Rick Lawrence, British Formula 1 sidecar champion Sean Hegarty, 2006

From left, Charlie Richardson, Rick Lawrence, British Formula 1 sidecar champion Sean Hegarty, 2006 Europen champion and 2009/2012 British Formula 1 sidecar champion Roger Lovelock, far right James Neave, Barry James (driver) and Jack Tritton at the KartTrak fund-raiser. Picture: PIERRE BUTIKOFER. - Credit: Archant

A fund-raising go-karting race to help a North Walsham teenager compete in a prestigious racing tournament raised £3,500.

Jack Tritton, 16, from Aylsham Road, has been selected to race in next year's prestigious Formula Kart Stars (FKS).

Jack's family need to raise £42,000 for the talented teenager to take part.

The £3,500 was raised at KartTrak in Cromer during a Hundred Man Grand Prix at the weekend.

It attracted about 60 competitors as well as British and European sidecar champions.


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Jack's family has raised between £8,000 and £9,000 and organised a children's grand prix fund-raiser for eight to 16-year-olds for this Sunday.

It is happening at KartTrak and starts at 1.30pm.

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Anyone can take part and entrance costs £40 on the day.

To donate visit www.gofundme.com/f8nut4

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