In Hongkong at the weekend, drivers from 12 countries fought for honours in the International Go-Kart Grand Prix-the leading event of its kind in Asia.
Flags of participating countries
Drivers walk to start
Start of one heat
Various shots of racing
Allen (2) almost stalls in heat two and gets push
Finish of race
SPORT: GO-KART RACING
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Background: In Hongkong at the weekend, drivers from 12 countries fought for honours in the International Go-Kart Grand Prix-the leading event of its kind in Asia.
But it was non-Asians who took the honours. Britain's Mickey Allen won the event for the third successive year and was followed by an American and two Australians.
The race was run in two heats over a zig-zagging 45-lap course. The winner was decided on a combination of performances.
Allen, driving kart number 2, almost stalled in heat two and had to be given a push to get started again and finish the race.
He was second in both heats to give him an overall points score of 750. Eighteen-year-old American driver Frank Harbin (4) was runner-up after winning the first heat and finishing third in the second heat to give him a total points score of 737.
Australians Brain Hunter (12) and Bill Hartney (10) were third and fourth respectively.