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Racing to raise Money

This years annual Karting event at Buckmore Park was another excellent fun day for all that took part. This year 24 teams participated on a dry crisp day, competition for Pole position was stroungly fought for with a winning bid with 3 Bids of £315, £301 and £300 taking the top 3 places, in all bid for grid raised £2860.

Racing was strong throughout the whole day with a lot of very good and competitive drivers on the track with the final race actual race winners being a team from Scanwing having completed 401 laps, closely followed in second place by just a lap behind was a team from GKR Scaffolding team Pole position, third place was taken by Kentish Cleaning 2 on 397 laps.

For those not doing so well the charity race was also very well fought and raised £3,578 throughout the days with the following results. In 3rd place with a total of 714 laps was the McAlpines team from the American Embassy project, In 2nd place with 832 laps was the Hare Brains and taking the trophy with a mere 1183 laps was team Little and Large.

By the end of the day with the money raised on the day and donated to date including Just Giving donations the total was £11,682, another terrific amount and thanks go out to all the teams that took part and their sponsors.

Another big Thank You to Greg for organising the event again this year and to all the staff and management at Buckmore Park for providing another fantastic day.

See you all next year….

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