The Royal Navy Royal Marines Karting Team competes in the Armed Forces Karting Championship against over 50 other karts from the Army and the RAF, as well as several civilian associate teams.

The Championship is held over six races from spring to autumn at some of the best kart tracks in the country. The Team are always competitive and regularly place on the podium.

Each round is typically a three hour endurance race with each kart shared by two to four drivers. Three pit stops are mandatory, with a stop for fuel at the halfway stage essential to ensure each kart can make it to the end; this means team drivers and mechanics have to work together to ensure each stop does not cause the team to lose time or track position whilst pitting.

The Team also has a great social side with BBQs and time to relax in the evenings between race days, as well as an end of year dinner with the entire motorsports Association.

Karting is the grassroots of motorsport and provides an excellent stepping stone for those interested in the other disciplines within the RNRMMSA.

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Royal Navy Royal Marines Karting Team

The RNRM Karting Team competes in the Armed Forces Karting Championship. There are six rounds per yea

Another successful weekend for the RNRM Karting Team based out of Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton.

The team travelled to Ellough Park in Suffolk to compete in Round 2 of the AFKC. It was a record breaking 60+ kart entry for the championship.Kart 46 took two wins from two.Kart 45 had a mechanical fault in race one but finished 2nd in race two.Kart 47 finished 5th in race 1.Kart 48 finished 3rd in race one but sustained damage from contact in race 2.Kart 49 and Kart 89 had good pace throughout the weekend, showing strong improvement for our novices.Full weekend race report to follow.Royal NavyNAVYfitRoyal Navy Motorsport AssociationRoyal Navy and Royal Marines Charity ... See MoreSee Less

Another successful weekend for the RNRM Karting Team based out of Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton. 

The team travelled to Ellough Park in Suffolk to compete in Round 2 of the AFKC. It was a record breaking 60+ kart entry for the championship.

Kart 46 took two wins from two.

Kart 45 had a mechanical fault in race one but finished 2nd in race two.

Kart 47 finished 5th in race 1.

Kart 48 finished 3rd in race one but sustained damage from contact in race 2.

Kart 49 and Kart 89 had good pace throughout the weekend, showing strong improvement for our novices.

Full weekend race report to follow.

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Do you race Rotax

Jenson Tucker better get the racing chair and wheel out when you get back for some practice! Good job Son. Xxx๐Ÿฉต๐Ÿฉต๐Ÿฉต

Well done everyone ๐Ÿ‘

After winning the Armed Forces Karting Championship last year, the RNRM Karting team based out of Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, had a strong start to their 2024 season. Winning the first round of the year at Wombwell Karting.

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After winning the Armed Forces Karting Championship last year, the RNRM Karting team based out of Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton, had a strong start to their 2024 season. Winning the first round of the year at Wombwell Karting. 

Full weekend race report to follow 

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Doing more with less - well in lads ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿปโš“๏ธ

Well done lads

After an action packed weekend of racing, Royal Navy kart 45 took first military place in the final.

After a strong start from kart 46, running a lot of the race behind 45 in second military, a clutch failure ruined their race. Kart 47 finished 5th military in the final.Kart 48 and 49 failed to make the final. Next up is Ellough Park where we look to continue our winning ways. ... See MoreSee Less

After an action packed weekend of racing, Royal Navy kart 45 took first military place in the final.

After a strong start from kart 46, running a lot of the race behind 45 in second military, a clutch failure ruined their race. 

Kart 47 finished 5th military in the final.

Kart 48 and 49 failed to make the final. 

Next up is Ellough Park where we look to continue our winning ways.

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Great work gents.

Well done guys, unlucky for Kart 46, good pace though which is a positive for the next race!

We hope you had a great time, congratulations on the result.

Awesome result Liam

Awesome work team!

Well deserved lads ๐Ÿค™

Nice ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป

Super result ๐Ÿ‘Œ

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Race 1 start with Luke Thomson at the wheel of Kart 47.

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Are my engines still being used? No worries if not, just curious!

AFKC Endurance Champions ๐Ÿ†

Out of 55 other karts, PO Liam Waterhouse and Mr Craig Beesley (Veteran) were crowned AFKC endurance champions in kart 45LAET Sam Cresswell and LAET Matt Chambers were close behind in 2nd in kart 46Resulting in a 1 - 2 for the RNRM Karting teamRoyal Navy Motorsport Association NAVYfit Royal Navy Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity ... See MoreSee Less

AFKC Endurance Champions ๐Ÿ† 

Out of 55 other karts, PO Liam Waterhouse and Mr Craig Beesley (Veteran) were crowned AFKC endurance champions in kart 45

LAET Sam Cresswell and LAET Matt Chambers were close behind in 2nd in kart 46

Resulting in a 1 - 2 for the RNRM Karting team

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Congratulations to all, looking forward to 2024

Awesome effort ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅˆ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿผ

Congratulations ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿฅˆ

Set up for the last round of the AFKC has started. 

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Good luck guys!

Good luck guys ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป

Best of luck guys, get Cresswell to pull his finger out and get spannering as he doesn't need to look after his own kart this round๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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