Team Ignition finish 5th in the Damon Hill Karting Challenge 2022

June 16, 2022

It was a hot day at Daytona Sandown Park as 28 teams entered the 7th edition of the Damon Hill Karting Challenge to raise money for charity halow project.

For Team Ignition, it was a case of what could have been, as the team qualified in 3rd place thanks to a great lap from Formula Woman finalist Raj Kular and led well into the race. Unfortunately when our driver Cas Poldermans, who had flown in from the Netherlands to be part of the team, came into do the refuelling stop the Go-Kart wouldn't restart and the team had eventually settle for a well-deserved 5th place.

Team Ignition led well into the race, here at the hour mark for the 2.5 hour race

That didn't dampen the spirits though as, Raj and Cas would also race for Damon's Allstar team, alongside the Orginial Stig Perry McCarthy, GB4 driver Alex Walker and of course the 1996 F1 World Champion after Johnny Herbert pulled out of the event at the last minute. They would go on to finish 3rd!

Damon vs Damon - our driver Cas Poldermans (in the black race suit) also races in the 1996 F1 World Champions famous race helmet!

After the race, Perry and Damon did a fantastic job of leading the auction with all of the money raised going to halow project, the charity which focuses on supporting young people with learning disabilities in the Surrey area. To find out more about halow project or how to donate please visit www.halowproject.org.uk

The original Stig and the Champ lead the charity auction after the race!

Well done to everyone who took part and we look forward to seeing everyone again next year!

Nick Butcher

Nick has been an HR & Leadership Professional for nearly 15 years and has held senior HR positions within both Corporate Multinational and SME Companies.
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Nick Butcher

Nick has been an HR & Leadership Professional for nearly 15 years and has held senior HR positions within both Corporate Multinational and SME Companies.
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