Trio set for African Kart Cup debut

South Africa mission: Botswana will send a three-member team to the championships
South Africa mission: Botswana will send a three-member team to the championships

Botswana is set to make its debut at the African Karting Cup (AKC) scheduled to take place in South Africa from February 15-17.

The Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) will dispatch a three-member squad to the championship in Pretoria, marking the first participation of local go-kart racers in an international competition.

This form of motorsport is gradually gaining popularity in Africa, already well-established in Europe, Asia, and North America. Kart racing serves as a grassroots development stage, with Formula One legends like Michael Schumacher and Lewis Hamilton honing their skills in the discipline early in their careers. More than 40 riders from 15 countries will converge on the Zwartkops Raceway in Pretoria, competing for the continental throne.

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