Karter Thurston claims lap record

Karter Ed Thurston

Karter Ed Thurston

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Stamford teenager Ed Thurston has climbed another rung on the racing ladder by taking a coveted ‘E’ plate in the historic Kart championships Global-cup meeting held at the Glan y Gors track in Wales, securing the outright historic lap record for the high-speed Welsh circuit as part of the process.

This annual festival of historic kart racing brought drivers together from all over Europe.

Thurston who is still theoretically too young to compete in the series and has to have special dispensation to do so, was driving in the pre-1995 division of the RetroRacer series premier Formula A category .