Go-kart racers roar round airbase

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Some of the most famous Formula One aces such as Lewis Hamilton first got behind the wheel in kart racing.

The next Sebastian Vettel could come from the peninsula. Any aspiring racers should accelerate to Kintyre Karting Club which currently has just 11 members and operates all year round on a track at the airbase

A spokesman said: ‘Boys, girls and adults are welcome to join and should come to see the action at the next race day this Sunday from 2pm.

‘Free storage facilities are available for all members’ karts and the club has its own Facebook page at Kintyre Kart Club. Or for more information call Willie Ross on 01586 553355.