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

Royal Navy Royal Marines Karting Team

The RNRM Karting Team competes in the Armed Forces Karting Championship. There are six rounds per year and the Team is open to anyone serving in the RN or RM.

Perfect weather to start practice today at @claypigeonraceway fingers crossed for perfect karts #NAVYfit #rnrmmsa ... See MoreSee Less

Perfect weather to start practice today at @claypigeonraceway fingers crossed for perfect karts #navyfit #rnrmmsa

The early bird catches the worm - all set for practice ahead of Round 2 of the Armed Forces Karting Championship at Clay Pigeon! ... See MoreSee Less

The early bird catches the worm - all set for practice ahead of Round 2 of the Armed Forces Karting Championship at Clay Pigeon!Image attachmentImage attachment

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testing today wat lap times are u guys doin

AFKC R4 - A great weekend to end the season with:• 45 (Lt Jean-Luke Laister and LH Matt Chambers) taking the victory in Race 1.• 47 (PO Liam Waterhouse and LH Andy Grant) winning first Heavyweight in both races and therefore winning the AFKC Heavyweight Championship.• The Royal Navy claiming Top Service in the 2021 Armed Forces Karting Championship Inter-Service Cup.Race 1:45 - 1st (Inc. Pole and Fastest Lap)46 - 24th47 - 7th (1st Heavyweight)49 - 30th89 - 29thRace 2:45 - 3rd (later excluded due to technical non-compliance - air filter cap blew off)46 - 25th47 - 7th (1st Heavyweight)49 - 20th89 - 29th ... See MoreSee Less

AFKC R4 - A great weekend to end the season with:

• 45 (Lt Jean-Luke Laister and LH Matt Chambers) taking the victory in Race 1.

• 47 (PO Liam Waterhouse and LH Andy Grant) winning first Heavyweight in both races and therefore winning the AFKC Heavyweight Championship.

• The Royal Navy claiming Top Service in the 2021 Armed Forces Karting Championship Inter-Service Cup.

Race 1:
45 - 1st (Inc. Pole and Fastest Lap)
46 - 24th
47 - 7th (1st Heavyweight)
49 - 30th
89 - 29th

Race 2:
45 - 3rd (later excluded due to technical non-compliance - air filter cap blew off)
46 - 25th
47 - 7th (1st Heavyweight)
49 - 20th
89 - 29th

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Well done guys, great racing this year. 🏎🏁

Well done team - impressive!

Welldone chaps 🛳🛳⚓⚓🏆🏆

Decent effort that guys! 💪🏼

Hoofin!

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A great weekend for the Team at the Armed Forces Karting Championships at Rowrah Kart Track, Cumbria.Race 1:45 (JL Laister & D Taylor) - 2ndRace 2:45 (JL Laister & D Taylor) - 1st47 (L Waterhouse & A Grant) - 3rd and 1st Heavyweight ... See MoreSee Less

A great weekend for the Team at the Armed Forces Karting Championships at Rowrah Kart Track, Cumbria.

Race 1:
45 (JL Laister & D Taylor) - 2nd

Race 2:
45 (JL Laister & D Taylor) - 1st
47 (L Waterhouse & A Grant) - 3rd and 1st Heavyweight

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Good effort gents.

1 years ago
Royal Navy Royal Marines Karting Team

An excellent day of racing at the Endurance ProKart Series!Lt Jean-Luke Laister and LAET Sam Cresswell, both of 825 NAS, took 1st RNRM in Kart 45 🏁 NAVYfit #KartNavy ... See MoreSee Less

An excellent day of racing at the Endurance ProKart Series!

Lt Jean-Luke Laister and LAET Sam Cresswell, both of 825 NAS, took 1st RNRM in Kart 45 🏁 NAVYfit #KartNavyImage attachmentImage attachment

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Well done guys!

1 years ago
Royal Navy Royal Marines Karting Team

The Team’s six karts are all set up and ready to go for tomorrow’s Endurance ProKart Series! NAVYfit #KartNavy ... See MoreSee Less

The Team’s six karts are all set up and ready to go for tomorrow’s Endurance ProKart Series! NAVYfit #KartNavy

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Have I just read that right? I'd loved to have had a draft to play 'real life' Mariokart.

Wish I could be there!

Best of luck chaps

The RNRM Karting Team are looking for drivers and mechanics from the RN and RM to take on the 2021 Armed Forces Karting Championship.See the poster below for more information. #KartNavy NAVYfit ... See MoreSee Less

The RNRM Karting Team are looking for drivers and mechanics from the RN and RM to take on the 2021 Armed Forces Karting Championship.

See the poster below for more information. #KartNavy NAVYfit

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Hi Lt jean Luke , I have sent you an email as very interested in becoming a driver for your team

Highlights of the the Team's first race of the year where twelve RN and RM personnel took on Clay Pigeon Raceway with the RNRM Team taking victory in the IKR ProKart Sprint Race.To find out more about joining the Team, please visit: rnrmmsa.co.uk/kt_getting_started/NAVYfit #KartNavy ... See MoreSee Less

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Great footage, well done to the person who did the editing

Love it

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