Wayne Boyd Joins Johnny Herbert

Karting Challenge

 2008 British Formula Ford Champion helps raise money for charity

Wayne  Boyd  will  make his  debut  appearance  at  the  Johnny  Herbert  Karting Challenge  on  Sunday  by  joining  the  ex-F1  winner  and  current  Speedcar  star  to  contest  this  year’s  event which  takes  place  at  The  Raceway  in  Docklands,  south-east  London.  

The  2008  British  Formula  Ford Champion  (Jamun  Racing),  Formula  Ford  Festival  Champion,  BRDC  Superstar  and  finalist  for  the  2008 McLaren  Autosport  BRDC  Young  Driver  Award  will  join  a  whole  host  of  top  names  from  the  world  of motorsport in the popular charity event with all proceeds going to the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

For eighteen year-old Wayne, who is currently testing with a number of F3 teams for a 2009 race seat, the Johnny  Herbert  Karting  Challenge  marks  a  welcome  return  to  karting  since  he  left  competitive  racing  in Northern Ireland in 2007 to concentrate on his single-seater career.

The  charity  event,  which  has  taken  place  annually  since  1994,  will  see Wayne  pitched  head-to-head  with other star names in a celebrity shoot out at its new home, The Raceway track in Docklands.

The main three- hour endurance race will take place after practice and qualifying and a Young Guns shoot-out at midday. Among the celebrities joining Wayne and Johnny at The Raceway include Renault F1 Team driver Lucas di Grassi, former F1 driver Riccardo Patrese, Jamun Racing team-mate James Cole, Champ Car World Series driver  Dan  Clarke,  ITV  F1  reporters  Ted  Kravitz  and  Louise  Goodman,  Freddie  Hunt,  son  of  F1  legend James, British athletes Darren Cambell and Ewan Thomas, actress Tina Hobly and snooker champion Steve Davis….to name a few.

The Johnny Herbert Karting Challenge takes place on Sunday 23rd November at The Raceway Docklands Thames Barrier, 3 Herringham Road, Charlton, London SE7 8NJ.

The schedule for the day is as follows: 09.00 Doors open to public 10.00 Team Photo Shoot 10.30 Drivers’ Briefing 11:15 Practice and Qualifying 12:15 Young Guns Shoot Out 13.00 Three-hour Endurance Race 16:00 Trophy Presentation and Trackside Auction 17:00

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