Push karts ready to take on the course in Burntwood

Hundreds turned out to cheer on the competitors in the first ever Burntwood Wakes push kart derby.

Sankey’s Corner played host to an array of different vehicles created by local people.

Push karts ready to take on the course in Burntwood

Kevin Wilson, from organisers KP Events, said he was delighted by the support.

“Whenever you organise a new event you are always nervous as to how things will turn out,” he said. “But good weather, enthusiastic teams and a big crowd made it a truly brilliant event for Burntwood.

“We’ll be back bigger and better next year.”

An Only Fools and Horses themed kart

The winners were:

  • Best in Show: Team Minions
  • Best Crash: Team Inspire
  • Speed Demons: Fat Boy Jim
  • Best Overall Kart: Fat Boy Jim
  • Second Best Overall: Burntwood Lions
  • Third Best Overall: Wolf Pack
  • Fourth Best Overall: InLife

Cllr Pamela Stokes, Chair of Burntwood Town Council, said: “It was wonderful to see so many people turn out to enjoy this event, which included its fair share of thrills and spills.”


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