Adaptive Are Entering This Years 24 Hour Karting Endurance For Children In Need
In 2012 Adaptive Raised £2,652 in Gruelling 24 Hour Karting Endurance For Children In Need. Well we are entering again in 2013. In 2012 the event was the UK’s first ever 24 hour indoor karting event. The event organised by PPIK Leeds and Ginetta motor sport saw 18 teams with over 180 drivers battle it out at the indoor track owned and operated by PPIK. Ginetta the main event sponsors donated 10p for every lap completed and boosted the overall total at the end of the race to a whopping £12,000
The event coincided with the official BBC live television broadcast and attracted pro and amateur drivers from across the UK and Europe. Notably the highest profile driver was the current indoor karting world champion who traveled from Holland to take part in the event.
With the on track win a little optimistic for Adaptive Team Racing the team took the moral victory of being the highest fundraising raising Team. Managing Director & team captain, Richard Armitage commented “The support and generosity from friends, family, suppliers and customers has been amazing! We have received backing from many local companies such as MMM Medical, Iconix, Rentequip UK, Roaches International, ISIS-EX and even City Training Services who organised at dress down day raising £70”. Adaptive received celebrity support with chart topping Wet Wet Wet guitarists Graeme Clark, and Graeme Duffin making a donation to the team.
Adaptive Control are no strangers to the world of motorsport and currently supply sophisticated control systems used in the manufacturing process of Formula 1 cars. Richard Armitage adds “The event was a huge success and attracted press & media from across the country ensuring next year it will be bigger and better. Everyone taking part got to do something they are passionate about and in the process generated a large amount of money for a very worthy cause.