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. Continue reading
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. Continue reading
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 accident in heat two as one kart was rammed into the back of Laura’s kart and shot up into her head. Laura was shaken but fortunately had nothing more than a headache. Continue reading
Laura Tillett is to compete for the CRG factory team in the 2011 season. Racing in the KF1 World and WSK Championships she will be driving CRG karts and Maxter engines.
Laura instantly felt comfortable driving the new CRG Maxter and thoroughly enjoyed her weeks testing with the team despite the cold and wet weather which was the worse in the region for years. Continue reading
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 a solid drive through to 11th with consistently good lap times. Continue reading
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 to this years races with her new team.