posted on December 19, 2012 21:00
Christa's 2013 Ride- 2013 Top Kart Twister
By Mike Kojima
Karting is perhaps one of the best training aids for racing. Karts are much cheaper to operate than cars and it's usually a simple deal to get your kart ready for a weekend of fun compared to your race car. Most of us agree that Karting is probably harder than cars as well, more akin to a formula car than a sedan. The MotoIQ crew goes karting frequently to get a speed fix without spending a lot of money.
Karts are also good training for future drivers that are too young or small to drive a full sized car! Christa Kojima has been karting ever since she was about 8 years old, starting in a 50cc kids kart, then moving up to a 100cc clutch kart at the mandatory age of 9. Now as she approaches 12 she will have to move up again from her current class of HPV-1 to Jr's.
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