Preparations are underway for this year’s Motorsport UK Honda Cadet British Open Championship, taking place at PF International on 24/25 September.
The prestigious event will be once again organised and promoted by the British Kart Championships team and will run alongside Britain’s premier karting series. The “O Plate” title will take place at PF International on 24/25 September.
Following the success of last year’s event, the event will employ an academy-style format, suppling entrants with sealed Honda GX200 engines distributed by RPM Racing Engines for all on-track action.
Each powerplant will be checked and dyno-tested to ensure that all units will be within a 0.1HP tolerance, promoting a level playing field and exciting racing with engines being drawn at random for each driver.
The entry fee has been set at a competitive rate of £275.00 for the weekend which includes all race fees and engine hire. The format promotes limits on new tyre usage and also the ability to carry wets over should they not be used to ensure a cost-effective offering.
Winning drivers will not only add the 2022 Open Championship title to their name, but also secure a free entry into the 2023 British Kart Championships and an impressive trophy to celebrate the occasion.
Dan Parker, Motorsport UK Karting Manager commented “Motorsport UK are delighted to build on the success of last year’s O plate event which was really well received by competitors and teams alike. We have always been eager to explore the possibility of academy-style racing where equal equipment and cost-effective racing is available for everyone.”
“The Honda Cadet British Open Championship is an ideal platform for us to offer drivers the chance to compete for these prestigious titles in a class that has seen many of today’s top drivers begin their careers. Stars such as Lando Noris, Alex Albon, Daniel Ticktum, Jessica Hawkins and current Formula 3 driver Oliver Bearman have all raced in the Honda Cadet class during their careers and this further enhances the wide range of karting opportunities that Motorsport UK can offer talented youngsters on their chosen path in the sport.”
Entries are limited and are open to drivers currently competing in the Cadet class and hold a minimum of a Kart Interclub licence in order to compete.
- PFI 24/25 September (Motorsport UK Honda Cadet British Open Championship)
Entries close on Monday 19th September at noon.