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Kart Racing

A spirited speed devil

Driving a racecar around a track at 250km/h is no child's play. It requires great concentration, fine reflexes and flawless driving skills.

Carlos Sainz Junior is just 17, but he already knows all about that.

Sunday, 11 December, 2011, 12:00am

Go-kart student's death an 'accident'

The death of Island School pupil Amy Rose Coxall (pictured) when her scarf got caught in a go-kart she was driving was an accident, a jury at an inquest ruled. Coxall, 15, a Year 11 student at the Mid-Levels school, died at about 4.30pm on February 17 last year at Tuen Mun's Diamond Coast International Kart Circuit. She went there with friends at the Lunar New Year.

1 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Girl's kart death was accidental, jury rules

The death of Island School pupil Amy Rose Coxall when her scarf got caught in a go-kart she was driving was an accident, a jury ruled at an inquest yesterday.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

Accident kart 'not properly maintained'

The go-kart in which Island School student Amy Rose Coxall was killed was not properly maintained and may have fallen short of international standards, a police expert told an inquest yesterday.

28 May 2011 - 12:00am

Karting victim missed out on safety rules

An Island School student who died in a Lunar New Year karting incident when her scarf became entangled in the wheels of her go-kart did not receive a safety training session from the operator before she took to the track, a coroner's inquest into her death heard yesterday.

27 May 2011 - 12:00am

Speed demon

He's a big fan of the video game Mario Kart, but for Jacky Chan Cheuk-hin, nothing beats the real thing. He doesn't even have a driving licence, but he is on track to become the next Lewis Hamilton. He is already the youngest Chinese racer with a kart licence from the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile, the world governing body of motor sports.

10 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

ModNation Racers

Move over, Mario Kart - there's another crazy speed racer on the track with more unusual modifications than you can shake a stick at.

ModNation Racers, developed for the Sony Playstation Portable, is a game that redefines the genre, and you could soon be addicted to it.

18 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Go-kart overseers seek international advice for their safety proposals

Overseers of a go-kart track where a 15-year-old girl died last month are seeking international advice on new safety measures to prevent future tragedies.

27 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

letters

Stop discrimination

Hong Kong's name has again appeared in international media. This time it is not Discovery Channel, but Time magazine; not 'caged homes', but racial discrimination.

Time ran an article on social worker Fermi Wong Wai-fun, who is founder of Unison Hong Kong for Ethnic Equality.

15 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

Karting body vows to keep track despite death

The governing body of a Tuen Mun go-kart track that was closed after a fatal accident says it will strive to keep the city's only authorised karting venue, while its operator faces bankruptcy because of possible claims by the victim's family.

4 Mar 2010 - 12:00am

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