North of Scotland Kart Club - Roll of Honour

Recognising our Past Champions, Rising Stars, or Club Stalwarts  

On or Off the Track

While the membership always takes great pride in the past and present racing achievements of our drivers; it also endeavours to acknowledge those members behind the scenes who go 'above and beyond the call of duty' supporting the club and its competitors.

Abbie Munro

After a successful championship winning karting career, NSKC's latest emerging talent, Abbie Munro has built on her spring F4 testing with top team Arden, solid performances at successive races at Knockhill and Silverstone earned Abbie a points finish in all her races.

 

She's now setting her sights on a career as a professional racing driver and a drive in Formula 1.

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Lewis Williamson

A multiple Scottish kart champion and one of Scotland’s most talented young racing stars, Golspie's Lewis Williamson has raced in various professional championship categories including Formula Renault and GP3. 

Williamson, a former McLaren Autosport Young Driver of the Year and BRDC Rising Star has been competing in the Blancpain GT Series since 2017.

Carol & Ron Blanchard

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Surely, the heart and soul of our club, is this dynamic husband and wife duo, each has served the club so loyally behind the scenes for decades. The success and longevity of the club over the years is in so many different ways down to Carol and Ron.

Carol has played a pivotal role in the development of Scottish and indeed British karting by serving on the kart committee of the Motorsport UK and the Association of Scottish Kart Clubs (ASKC).

The fact that NSKC is such a well-run club is much to the credit of Carol’s work and her many and varied duties at the club.

As a Senior Race Official, Carol is not only the Clerk of the Course at Golspie but can be regularly seen officiating at other tracks around Scotland.

Husband Ron is also well known for the years he has dedicated to the club and track. A former racer who still loves the thrill of karting behind the wheel of a historic kart “Rocket Ron” has been involved in the organisation of the club and the maintenance of the track for nearly 20 years. In that time his tireless hard work has benefitted virtually every competitor coming to Littleferry.

It was through Ron’s campaigning and networking that the clubs fund raising appeals after the flood disaster generated such support from far and wide.

His prowess as a builder has been invaluable to the club and he has been instrumental in countless maintenance projects over the years, saving the club a great deal of money.

A key role in any club is the ‘recruitment’ of new members and Ron has been instrumental in significantly raising local participation through his involvement as an ARKS instructor and examiner for budding young highland racers.

Bevan Fraser

Long-serving club stalwart and former gearbox kart racer, Bevan Fraser is surely the epitome of ‘dedication…above and beyond the call of duty,’ whose pride in the maintenance and presentation of the Littleferry circuit over the years has generated such an outstanding legacy.
Bevan can be seen at the track almost every day, rain or shine, summer or winter…. repairing, maintaining or improving something or other to ensure that the facility is always presented in pristine condition on race day.


There’s no rest for Bevan on race days either, as he is typically the first to arrive to ‘open-up’, deliver the flags and equipment to each marshals post before going on to  make sure that every aspect of the track is operational and ready for racing.  
 

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Once that’s done, Bevan drives the recovery vehicle  picking up the occasional stranded kart from around the circuit after each race, and it won’t come as much of a surprise to learn at the end of the day, Bevan will be the last person to leave after collecting all the litter, cleaning up stowing away all the equipment and locking up.


Quite simply, the club and circuit could not operate without Bevan’s dedication, time and effort.
As one club member commented “The number of hours he puts in at the track can’t be appreciated enough by us”. Thank you, Bevan!

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Robbie Gray

Evanton's Robbie Gray proves that age is just a number, racing hard and competitively at each event.

Racing a brutally powerful KZ gearbox kart requires extreme skill, courage and fitness at any age, but racing one of thse machines at 70 years of age is indeed an exceptional achievement!

A real racer, legend and a true gentlemen.