Karting for Armed Forces Veterans: What are the Benefits?
We’ve had this clinical study done to underline how competitive kart racing is benefitting injured troops that take part.
The results of this study are very interesting. “This detailed study of injured armed forces personnel, compared with professional racing drivers, has demonstrated that, even for people seriously injured and psychologically traumatised, there are significant benefits of karting.”
The study involved 15 injured veterans that compete regularly in kart racing, 5 veterans that tried it but decided it wasn’t an activity for them and 5 professional racing driver. These were…
Damon Hill OBE F1 & KartForce Patron
Johnny Herbert F1 & KartForce Patron
Lord Paul Drayson Le Mans 24hr & ex-Minister of Defence
Dario Franchitti MBE IndyCar Champion
Eddie Irvine F1
Karting is not just a fun leisure activity. It’s a highly competitive sport that requires a lot of determination and discipline – and it’s amazing how it’s having such positive impact on the lads.