The team behind Karting UK Operations has been revealed, with Nigel Edwards, Richard Lock, Danielle Short and Mick Barrett bringing decades of combined experience to bear.
Nigel takes the role of Championship Director. He is Chairman of both the Motorsport UK Kart Committee and Trent Valley Kart Club, which runs events at the UK’s state-of-the-art PF International circuit. Nigel was a successful competitor before becoming an official.
In the role of Operations Director is Richard Lock. Richard started karting aged 12 and working his way set up RL Racing after working his way up the ladder. More recently he has been sitting on the board of the National Karting Association, chairing its commercial side.
Danielle is the Championship Coordinator. Danielle is Competition Secretary and a director of Trent Kart Club, and has been actively involved in karting since she was eight. She will be responsible for all championship administration, from registration to race entries and permits.
Mick assumes the role of Championship Liaison Director. He has been karting for over 55 years and set up the successful Mick Barrett Racing team before becoming a director of Trent Valley Kart Club. Mick’s role within Karting UK Operations is to understand and facilitate what competitors and teams require at British Championship level.
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