Luke Hill leading Heat 1 of Kid ROK during the opening round of the National ROK Cup at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit. Photo: Raymond Cornwell

Lightning expected to strike Port Elizabeth

With only a few days before the second round of the National championship, young will be looking to continue the fine form he’s shown throughout 2019 thus far.

Luke Hill leading Heat 1 of Kid ROK during the opening round of the National ROK Cup at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit. Photo: Raymond Cornwell
Luke Hill leading Heat 1 of Kid ROK during the opening round of the National ROK Cup at the . Photo: Raymond Cornwell

Having scored a hat-trick of wins at the Vereeniging Kart Circuit during Round 1, Luke heads to the leading the Kid ROK championship.

As if competing in one class isn’t challenging enough, Luke also competes in the very competitive Mini ROK class, having made his debut during Round 1 of the championship. This hard-working 8-year old, who seems to have endless energy, also leads the Mini ROK’s under-10 category championship.

Consistent performance in his -prepared kart against some older and more experienced drivers sees Luke occupying the ninth position in the overall Mini ROK championship. Mini ROK competitors are aged between 8 – 13 years and “Lightning Luke,” as he is affectionately known, has found the leading group’s pace challenging during his first year. He, however, remains motivated to improve on every lap and close the gap to the front runners.

Having put in some hard work and numerous practice laps ahead of this weekend’s national in his -backed kart, Luke will be keen on keeping his perfect winning streak in Kid ROK, while adapting to the quicker pace of the Mini ROK class.

Luke and his family invite you to come and experience the increasingly popular ROK Cup this weekend with sunny and warm weather predicted for the weekend.

You can follow Luke on his Instagram account (www.instagram.com/lukehillracing), Facebook page (www.facebook.com/lukehillracing) or download the official ROK Cup app from the Google Play Store. Live timing will be available on the app as well as at www.rokcup.co.za

Story by Raymond Cornwell on behalf of Luke Hill Racing

 

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