Crowland 1979 kart racing champion

George Smith in action in 1979.
George Smith in action in 1979.
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George Smith, of Crowland, was driving a tiny but powerful machine in the growing sport of kart racing in 1979.

He had just finished fourth in the British Final at Donington Park on board his Barlotti Bultaco 250cc kart, and fifth in the Silverstone where he lapped at an average speed of 93mph. The garage owner was also 1979 Cadwell Park Champion.