You are all very welcome to DIT Karting Club for the coming college year! My name is Amy Pütz and I'm very excited to be the chairperson of the club for the year 2014/15. We have a lot of great trips already planned, I hope that this year will be just as good (if not better) than previous years!
I have been personally involved with the club since 2011, and from the start I found it to be home to a very welcoming and friendly group of people. I am not in any way brilliant at racing, but that didn't stop me from having the best time of my college life out on the track, which I'm hoping to continue this year!
Anyone in DIT with an interest in karting, motorsport in general or is just up for a laugh is welcome to join our club, whether you are coming straight from school, a post-grad or mature student. We provide events that cater for everyone, from karting novices to the next Ayrton Senna! Everyone knows that joining a club or society is the best way to make lifelong friends in college, and DIT Karting prides itself in fostering that environment and getting everyone involved!
The club has been extremely successful in the past few years, taking home first place in the SSI Intervarsity Karting Championship the last 2 years running. We are lucky to have some of the best up-and-coming drivers in the country, who are not only brilliant in themselves but also carry the team-playing spirit that is essential in such a sport. This has been shown over in Teesside, where we send a team of our 5 best drivers to compete in a 24hr endurance race.
We are a very active club, holding regular trips, fundraisers and nights out. We are holding an information evening in September for both new and returning members of the club, where we will be explaining the proposed calendar for the year 2014/15, what different events entail and also looking for people who want to get involved in the club. I am already very confident in the team I have behind me this year, and I hope to add some more capable people to that list!
For more information, see our website and facebook page. If you can't find the information you're looking for, don't hesitate to contact us!
I hope to see you at Fresher's Week and at future events, for what I think will be the best year yet for the club (...I hope!).
P.S. Have a look at our photo and video galleries from the past few years (don't forget to tag you and your friends!).