Round 3, MRF Challenge 2015 at Dubai
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Once again Laura was at the top of the time sheets, nearly always in the top 6. Qualifying went very well with a 4th best time. In Superpole she came in 6th.
A new WSK KF1 format meant having two separate finals, one on Saturday and one on Sunday. The meeting started well with Laura qualifying ahead of her 4 other CRG team mates. Then in the first heat her rear bumper was smashed off causing her to come in for a mechanical problem, then an almightily […]
Portimao finished with a 16th in the first final and a 20th in the second. Technical difficulties hampered the results, which is disappointing when there is so much speed in the chassis and effort put in by everyone in the team.
La Conca was the first race for many years that had large amounts of rubber deposited on the track. This situation is rare nowadays as the tyres do not seem to coat the track anymore. However a combination of a painted track and many days of hot sunny weather combined to make conditions that were […]
Laura is getting quicker at every European event and qualified on grid 16 for the pre final, finishing the main final in 12th. this was here best result of the year and shows that she has become one of the fastest drivers in the country.
Laura makes it to the final of a WSK event for the first time.
Laura’s speed was back at Genk and with both the new kart and Parilla engine performing well she qualified 5th in group and ahead of the eventual winner of the meeting. Various incidents put her out of contention as the first corner of every race seemed impossible to negotiate without the driver behind using her […]
A hot and dusty Ghibili Raceway caused many engines to take in grit through the air filters as everyone went off line in the first heat. Laura was up to 4th in this race but her best engine blew up and she stopped 2 laps from the end. In the final Laura was taken off […]
Practice the week before saw Laura testing with help from family friend Terry Fullerton. Terry is one of the best driver coaches in the world and Laura really benefited from his advice. This race saw Glenn Keyaert take over the mechanicing from Peppo and Laura would like to thank Peppo for his work during the […]
The first round of the World Championship at Wakersdorf saw rain appear just as Laura took to the track for qualifying on slicks this put at the rear of the grid and the results below just show how tough it was to get through in this high caliber race.
Oulton Park, Round 1 If it wasn’t the driving of the young Laura Tillett that caught the attention of the GT crowd throughout the weekend at Oulton park, it was most certainly her sporty black and green Golf GTI car with a the massive decal of her eyes covering the rear wing. Laura improved each […]
Laura had been out testing the Monday before the race weekend at Silverstone to learn the International circuit and also get more feel for the car. Along with some onboard coaching from Tony Gilham and a different car, Laura’s times and confidence had improved massively throughout the day. Her lap times were looking good enough to […]
The first weekend in May Laura was back out in the VW car for her second round of the 2015 VW Cup Championship at Rockingham. What started off a really good weekend, with a consistent drive on the Friday test day ended up with a dissopointing result. Qualifying 17th for race one and 15th for […]
Laura is featured in the September issue of TKart, Italy’s most popular karting magazine. Download your version now at mag3.it or download the app from iTunes
Laura Tillett welcomed an inspirational group of race goers from CLIC Sargent, the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, to Donington Park on Sunday, 19th August, where the 21-year-old was in action in the Protyre Formula Renault BARC Championship.
Laura Tillett, one of the hottest young prospects in UK motorsport, will make her car racing debut in the Protyre Formula Renault BARC Championship this year having chosen to pursue a career path in single-seaters – with the ultimate goal of climbing the ladder all the way to Formula One.
First year saloon car racer Laura Tillett ended a challenging maiden season in the Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup a mere two points shy of the championship top 15 at Donington Park Grand Prix Circuit on Sunday, 13th September, after two battling performances in the season finale. Sittingbourne-based Laura had been hoping to wrap-up her […]
With all the racing compacted into two days, it was looking to be a full and hectic weekend. This did not effect Laura’s performance as she receieved some of her best results in the MRF Challenge. Laura was seeing some promising times during practise but due to a difficult qualifying she was positioned 14th for […]
The meeting was held as a one day event with only 15 minutes practice on the morning before the race. Laura felt quite confident and after practice she went out to qualifying feeling positive and fairly upbeat. She was one of the last drivers to go out, and was winding up to putting in one […]
A broken wiring loom caused her kart to not start in the pre final so Laura had to start from the rear of the main final. After a good start she was hit by a driver coming sideways out of a crash putting her to the back but she rejoined from the rear and had […]
Eighteen year old Laura Tillett is the daughter of renowned kart seat manufacturer Steve Tillett. Laura has been a constant fan of Motorsport from the first day she watched her father competing in the British Formula “A” Kart Racing Championships during the early 90’s.
Laura was unfortunate to get a flat tyre in the pre-final so she had to start from the back of the grid. She eventually came through to 7th in the main 25 lap race. A big thank you to CRG for their support in 2011.
Quick all week Laura was constantly upsetting some of the established works drivers at La Conca. After getting a 15th grid in the final a typical karting fist corner pile up took her out in the first race but she recovered to 17th in the second final.
Things were looking up for Laura in practice, She was fast and quickly at ease with the new equipment. A sparkplug malfunction after half a lap in qualifying forced Laura to start from the back of the grid for the two heats. She made 28th grid in the pre final, made her way through the pack up […]
Laura would like to thank Roberto Robazzi and Junior team manager Paul Spencer for the opportunity to race for Tonykart during 2010. She would also like to thank her mechanic Alex Barten who has been fantastic, as were Guy De Nies and Neil Colonel who also did one race each. She is now looking forward […]
A rising motorsport star Laura Tillett made an impressive and highly encouraging test debut at the wheel of a Renault Clio Cup race car at a rain-hit Brands Hatch on Tuesday, 24th January – so much so, the 20-year-old is now focusing her efforts on securing a 2012 race deal in the championship.
Laura Tillett’s aim to bounce back strongly from her start-line accident at Brands Hatch three weeks ago was unfortunately pegged-back to some degree at Snetterton 300 Circuit over the weekend, 22nd/23rd August, when straight-line speed issues hampered an otherwise positive outing in the Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup. With her VW Golf GTi having been […]
Laura’s picture of her driving the Tonykart in last years race is all over Macau as she begins her campaign in China aiming to finish the year on a high.
After having a motor blow up in the heats it was going to be a tough race from grid 15 but Laura survived the intense competition and got to 13th in the pre final. She finished a creditable 9th in the main final. She finishes 11th overall in the Super KF WSK Euro Championship.
CATALOGUE OF POWER ISSUES LEAD TO DISAPPOINTMENT FOR TILLETT ON SPA DEBUT Milltek Sport Volkswagen Racing Cup driver Laura Tillett endured another weekend of frustration during the latest event of the 2015 season at Spa-Francorchamps in Belgium – a series of unrelated power issues with her newly built VW Golf GTi spoiling realistic hopes of […]