THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE STANDARD TONY KART RACER 401R AND THE 2020 OK WORLD CHAMPION ONE
For the Tony Kart Racing Team, the OK 2020 World Championship was a real triumph with three drivers in the first three positions in the final standings. Englishman Callum Bradshaw reached the finish line ahead of compatriot Joseph Turney and the Spaniard Pedro Hiltbrand for a hat-trick that had the Racer 401R chassis as its common denominator. In this article we will not analyse the technical characteristics of the World Champion chassis, we have already done so in our “Sotto Esame” (Under Review) article "Racer 401 R, 2019 evolution of the Tony Kart top of the range chassis", but we will reveal all the little tricks adopted by Tony Kart Racing Team to make the 2020 world champion chassis a common one.
How different will the World Champion kart be compared to mine? This is the question that all kart drivers have asked themselves at least once. This does not regard the set-up, which in fact varies according to many factors such as the grip of the track and the type of tyre used, but the tuning of a vehicle before starting a race weekend.
Applying rubber to the steering column softens the blows between the steering column and arms.read more
The adhesive tape on the screw that fastens the steering wheel hub to the steering column ensures that the screw remains in place in case of accidental breakage.read more
The adhesive tape on the axle allows quick checks to see if the hub has moved.read more
The platform is fastened using TSEI screws (Countersunk Head with Recessed Hexagon) inserted from the lower part of the chassis. This prevents the nut (which is thicker), tightened by the upper part of the chassis, from coming into contact with the asphalt.read more
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