The second season of the Emirates Schools Karting Championship
) got underway at the Dubai Kartdrome on Sunday evening as 19 teams lined up on the grid for ESKC
Senior Round One. Season One Nomad Cup winner, Ghost Racing Team, set the early pace of the evening by taking control of the qualifying session with a best lap time of 1:11.106, almost a half second over both JESS Arabian Ranches and Repton School. Fast drivers can put up good qualifying times, but to win a 60 minute ESKC
endurance race, teamwork, precision and strategy are also vital to win silverware. Lessons from the previous season proved valuable for returning teams. After the race start JESS Arabian Ranches soon took the lead and began to put distance on the rest of the field. Repton School and Dubai English Speaking College (DESC) Team 4 gave chase but could not close the gap. The chequered flag belonged to JESS Arabian Ranches, who crossed the finish line a comfortable 20.541 seconds ahead of Repton School. DESC ... ...