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Rob Smedley launches new low-cost electric karting series

Former Ferrari and Williams man Rob Smedley is launching a new electric karting series that will allow young talent to go racing at a very low cost. Six-time world champion Lewis Hamilton recently expressed his concern over the spiraling costs associated with junior motorsport series which thwart diversity and allow money to prevail over talent for many aspiring young racers. Smedley's initiative, called Electroheads, aims to give access to those with limited means, democratizing grassroots motorsports as its first step. "As Lewis Hamilton himself said recently, racing has become too expensive and is not diverse enough. I totally agree," said Smedley in a report published by...
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