Mini Max driver William Murtagh has been named as the Wera Tools Driver of the Day from last weekend’s British Kart Championships encounter at Warden Law [22-24 July].
Murtgah was nominated by the panel of judges along with a shortlist of three other drivers thanks to their on-track performance, sporting act or overcoming adversity. Each driver was in line to scoop a special Wera Tools Trophy and a comprehensive Wera Tools kart toolkit worth £2,500, whilst Motorsport UK will supplement the prize with a free test day at a BKC venue of their choice in 2022 or 2023. The winner was decided by a public online poll.
He was nominated thanks to “enduring a weekend that most drivers have probably been through, with a solid qualifying the young driver had a great start to the weekend. Troubles in the first heat sees him drop down to 5th only to have an amazing come back in heat two finishing first on the road. With Murtagh taking maximum points going into the pre-final, it was all to play for. Finishing a very impressive 2nd by just 0.220 of a second, but a tough race in the final sees Murtagh finish fourth just off the podium. After having to make the switch to MiniMax this season a podium is in sight for the young driver.”