This years 20th anniversary Johnny Herbert Karting Challenge at Capital Karts proved to be a huge success with over 150 drivers competing in an endurance race to raise money for the Halow charity. With many celebrity drivers included Damon Hill the endurance race included 1 hour qualifier followed by a 3 hour endurance race.

The event was also briefly covered by Damon Hill on Sky Sports while discussing Jenson Button’s future at Mclaren.

This is the second year that the Johnny Herbert Karting challenge at Capital Karts has raised over £16,000 for the Halow Project which is a charity raising money for disabled children with learning disabilities.

The 20th Anniversary event of The Johnny Herbert Karting Challenge was held on Sunday 7th December at Capital Karts, Barking.

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The Johnny Herbert karting challenge at Capital Karts was joined by Damon Hill OBE, David & Sam Brabham, Freddie Hunt and many more motor racing stars in a 3 hour Karting extravaganza raising funds for “The halow Project” of which Damon is a patron.

First past the chequered flag after a hectic 3 hours of action was BT Motorsport Team headed by Bobby Thompson with team mates, Danny Wood, Reece Wade, Tom Jackson, Laura Tillet and Connor Hall, they also set the fastest time of the event with a lap of 69.082 secs.

2nd place ( and for the 2nd year running!) went to solo driver Howard Kayman and in so doing raised over £2000 for his efforts, a welcome boost to the funds for halow 

3rd place on the podium went to The 2 Johnny’s Team so called as the 2 leaders of it were Johnny Herbert & Johnny Mowlem, very ably assisted by sister racers Tiffany Chittenden and Tamsin Germain and young racing stars Will Shaw and Conner Mills.

In all The halow Project benefited by over £16,000 thanks to the generosity of the all the teams, the charity auction and raffle from the Johnny Herbert karting challenge at Capital Karts which beat last years figure of just over £10,000.

Funds were also boosted by items donated to the trackside auction and a Raffle prize of an electric Razor Crazy Kart which was tested by Johnny Herbert before the event.

 

 

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