NEWS

SPAM EMAILS

A number of members have reported receiving emails purporting to be from Llandow Kart Club, encouraging you to click a link to an invoice as you may owe money to the club.

Please rest assured that this is spam and can be deleted.


CELTIC CHALLENGE PHOTOS

Local photographer and ex Llandow-ite Ryan Waters was present at the Celtic Challenge to take some pictures of the event. You can see his work here. Why not pop over and give him a like? 🙂
 

LLANDOW KART CLUB HIATUS AND MEMBERSHIPS

Following lengthy discussions at Committee level on Friday night, it has been confirmed that Llandow Kart Club will not be in a financial position to run any more meetings and will therefore be on hiatus for the forseeable future .

That being said, should financial factors change, the Committee will look to restart MSA racing as and when it is financially prudent to do so.

Due to the factors above, the Committee unanimously agreed that those individuals applying for membership at the start of the year should have the choice of 3 options.

1. Retain membership of Llandow Kart Club as a necessity for racing at other circuits.

2. Receive a full refund of their membership fee.

3. Jim Bee at Dunkeswell Kart Racing Club has offered to “take on” the membership of those wishing to switch their memberships to Dunkeswell, meaning that drivers would pay members fees for that circuit for the remainder of the season. Many thanks to him for this kind offer.

An email will be following shortly to those who have applied for membership where we’ll be looking for your individual choices.

N.B. Please note that this post only refers to Llandow Kart Club. IKR and South Wales Karting Centre remain unaffected.


THE FUTURE OF LLANDOW KART CLUB

The dust has settled on a successful Celtic Challenge, and the Llandow Kart Club committee will be sitting down in the next few days to identify what happens from here. If you want any queries or concerns raised, or have any suggestions for the Club, then please feel free to send us a PM on Facebook/Twitter, or raise them through the contact page on www.llandowkartclub.co.uk/contact


LLANDOW KART CLUB’S FINAL MEETING

Good evening. Following Llandow Kart Club’s committee meeting tonight, the committee has established that due to the continued low number of entries, the Club is no longer in a significantly comfortable financial state to run MSA meetings in 2017. To that end, it is highly likely that the Celtic Challenge on the 19th March will be the final meeting held by Llandow Kart Club. We would encourage all members and drivers to enter this meeting to make sure that Llandow Kart Club’s final meeting is a good one.

The Club would like to thank all those drivers and families who have supported the Club over the years.

For further information regarding this issue, please feel free to drop us a message via the contact pages on www.llandowkartclub.co.uk/contact/


CELTIC CHALLENGE ENTRIES NOW ONLINE!!

You can now enter online for this year’s Celtic Challenge using the Alpha Timing website. Pop over to our Entry Forms page and sign up! The Alpha Timing website will also allow you to sign up for Club Membership at the same time!

The pricing for the Celtic Challenge is unique to this year’s race dates. To that end, if you have signed up for membership already, then drop Mark Godden, the LKC Competition Secretary an email (llandowcompsec@hotmail.co.uk) so he can ensure that the Alpha Timing site is aware that you’re a member. This will ensure that you receive the current Members pricing when logging in.

Obviously with the unique pricing for this one event, there will be a few extra pounds to pay on the day if you wish to pay for both days in one. The fees below are the full amount, so if you enter online, you’ll only need to pay the balance of the payment taken by Alpha Timing and the total amount below:

Race + Practise Deal For The Celtic Challenge

Early Bird Bonus (For Those Signed Up For Membership before Feb 28th) – £80

Members Pricing (For Those Signed Up After Feb 28th) – £90

Non Members Weekend – £100


2017 Club Memberships

Conscious of the fact that many of our members now conduct their financial business online, we’ve made it easier for you to pay for your membership online. Head on over to our Entry Forms page for an updated Membership Application form or contact our Membership Secretary, Jess Maund on Llandowkartclubmembership@gmail.com.

REMEMBER – YOU’VE ONLY GOT 1 WEEK LEFT TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE REDUCED £80 ENTRY FEE FOR THE ENTIRE CELTIC CHALLENGE WEEKEND!


The opening race of the Season will be the Celtic Challenge, allowing the winners to run the coveted CC plate for the rest of the year.

The club will be adopting the Alpha Timing system for the 2017 season, facilitating live timing from the club house, online entry and up to date entry lists for each class. Longer term plans, the Club are also looking at providing Wi-Fi more widely at the circuit, as well as other subtle improvements to improve your weekend’s racing. More on those to follow as they come to fruition.

Llandow Kart Club now has a presence on Twitter @LlandowKartClub,

and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/llandowkartclub.


Important – Welsh Championships 2017

Save the date! The 2017 Welsh Championships will be held at Llandow Kart Club on June 18th.

Further details will be issued as soon as possible.


Some positive Superone feedback!

The feedback received from the Organising Committee and drivers about the circuit and the running of the race programme have been really positive. The round clearly demonstrated Llandow’s ability to hold elite UK calendar events.

A Super One source said “All the Llandow staff did an excellent job and were very welcoming, the improvements you made worked well and the drivers liked the circuit. A great job from everyone involved”

This is really positive feedback. The Llandow committee would once again like to thank all circuit staff and club volunteers for their efforts. You should be rightly proud of the success.

 


2017 Llandow Kart Club AGM elects a new Commitee

More infomation on the new committee can be found on the contacts page. Contact


Congratulations!
Our 2016 class champions

Cadet Honda – Stuart Ferguson
Cadet Comer – Shayne Clarke
Cadet IAMES – Shay Keough
Junior Honda – Kristian Prosser
Junior TKM – Alex Rees
Junior Rotax – Rob Ellis
MiniMax – Riley Phillips
Senior Honda – Danny Griffiths
Formula Rotax – Gareth Taylor

Well done all – look forward to seeing you on the grid to defend your titles


Marshall Safety Clothing

Llandow Kart Club obtained some funding from the ABkC for new Marshall safety clothing and for trolleys to carry their flags, fire extinguishers etc. The new gear was first used at the November meeting and as you can see is very effective and smart. Thanks to Sheila for organizing the marshalls and to John Taylor for sorcing the jackets and manufacturing the trolleys – all helps to make us safer and raise our profile.

Llandow Kart Club Race Dates 2017

Celtic Challenge – Sun 19th March

Round 1 – Sunday 16th April

Round 2 – Sunday 21st May

Round 3 – Sunday 18th June
(The Welsh Championship)

Round 4 – Sunday 16th July

Round 5 – Sunday 20th August

Round 6 – Sunday 17th September

Round 7 – Sunday 15th October

Round 8 – Sunday 19th November


Twitter

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The Celtic Challenge 2017 -

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The latest goings on from the club

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How do you fancy winning this cute and cuddly pug soft toy this #freebiefriday? RT & F to enter. Ends 23:00 20/1

Great news for those attending the Welsh Champs in June....

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