Chris Purdie Racing

Chris Purdie Racing (formerly F1Karts)


Darley 2019 - Chris wins June meeting in the 450 KTM

Chris at Darley
Chris at Darley Chris at Darley

Stars of Darley 2013 - Chris wins for the 2nd year in the 450 KTM

Chris at Darley Chris at Darley

125 Open BSA Championship 2013

Congratulations for Lee Harpham, Dan Edwards and Kevin Waring taking 1st 2nd and 3rd in the Championship on F1 Karts - Well Done the racing has been superb with every round being well fought.

Also congratulations to Dan Edwards on winning the GP "O" Plate and UK Cup

Dan Edwards Dan Edwards

A Great weekend for C P Racing - Chris wins both races at Darley Moor in the 450

Chris at Darley Chris at Darley

2013 - What a season opener for the 125 Open BSA National Championship at Darley Moor

Great Close Racing - Great for the Drivers - Great for the Spectators

In the final the first 5 karts home were F1Karts - Lee Harpham took the chequered Flag from last years championship winner Danny Edwards then Danny Butler, Kevin Wearing and Kevin Gray.
Lee Harpham lead Danny Edwards


Chris wins the Stars of Darley Meeting in the 450 KTM - October 2012

Dan Edwards

Congratulations to Dan Edwards on winning the 2012 125 Open Championship - Another great year for F1Karts in the 125 Championship

Dan Butler

Dan Butler flying to 2 race wins at the last round of the Championship at Cadwell Park

Thruxton (the fastest circuit in the country)

The cups are getting bigger - Chris get 1st in the 450 Challenge and Dan gets 4th in the 250 Championship

Chris gets 1st at Thruxton Chris through the chicane
Dan gets 4th in Championship Chris & Dan

Chris flying at Cadwell in the 450 KTM and finishes 2nd in Class - 8th Overall.

Chris at the British 250 National Grand Prix Chris with his trophy

2011 British Superkart Grand Prix - Cadwell Park

Congratulations to Daniel Butler in the 125 Open 1st with Danny Edwards 3rd and Jason Kitchen 4th in F1Karts

British GP Winners Daniel Butler

Dan Clark gets 2nd at Silverstone Meeting

Dan with the 2nd place trophy

Dan has a great weekend at Silverstone in his F1Kart and picks up 2nd place in the 250 MSA Championship

More Success at Darley Moor

Chris in the 250 Chris getting the trophy

Chris wins both races at the Easter Monday Meeting at Darley Moor

Fantastic Start to the 2011 Season

Dan Clark Chris Purdie

F1Karts Celebrate - 5 wining karts in the top 7 at Darley Moor

In the 250's Dan Clark in an F1Kart wins the Mobile Telephone Services Trophy for BSA Guests

F1Karts gets 2nd and 3rd places with Chris and Lionel Sifleet for the Diane Smith Memorial Trophy

Daniel Butler and Dan Edward get 1st and 2nd places in the Jeff May Memorial Trophy

What a Great start to the Season - Well done to ALL

F1Karts Launch 2011 250 National at the Autosport Show 2011

Autosport Show

Daniel Butler with his F1Karts 125 Open 2010 Championship Kart and the 250 National Kart at the Autosport Show

Another Great Year in the 125 Open Class

Congratulations to Danny Butler and Dan Edwards

Danny Butler - 2010 BSA F125 Open National Champion

Dan Edwards - 2010 BSA F125 Open GP Champion

Dan Butler was 1st in the National Championship and Dan was 2nd and the Gran Prix at Cadwell Park Dan Edwards was 1st with Danny Butler 2nd.

Damian Sleep out at Oulton Park Testing for the 2010 Season

Damian ready for his first outing in the 2010 250 chassis fitted with the optional Kelgate brakes

Damian Sleep

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F1Karts Release Kelgate Brake Upgrade

You can now upgrade your existing F1Kart with Kelgate Brakes with the F1Karts Kelgate Upgrade Kit

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Damian Sleep gets ready for the 2010 Season with his New 250 Outfit

Damian Sleep Damian Sleep
Damian Sleep

2009 MSA British Superkart Formula 125 Open Champion

- Danny Edwards

F1Karts take 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th Positions in the 125 Open Championship

The Winners    Danny Edwards

Congratulations go to Danny Edwards, Ian Reid, Danny Butler and James Irvine - Well Done

2008 - Paul Platt does it again - Yet Another Season of Great Results

Congratulations go to Paul Platt who once again is the F125 Open BSA National Champion (2008)

2007 - Another Season of Great Results

F1Karts 125 Gearbox Karts continue to dominate the BSA National Championships

Congratulations to Mark Bramhall on winning the National Championship and also Paul Platt for the F125 Topman Trophy

F1Karts 125 Karts continue to dominate the 125 Gearbox class of karts with many wins accross the country at clubs and national competitions

2006 - Congratulations go to Paul Platt - British Superkart R. C. Club Champion - F125 Open

**8** F1Karts 125 Gearbox Karts in the top 10 of the British Superkart RC F125 Club Competition

The Latest F1Karts Rotax Max Chassis

The Latest F1Karts Rotax Max

Chassis Development

Mark Owens (World Superkart Champion) helping develop the 2005 F1Karts Chassis

More Great Results in the 2004 Season

17/10/04 European Superkart Championship - Nathan Freke took 1st place in the European Superkart Championship race at Donnington Park with a single cylinder F1Karts Gas Gas powered kart. Not only did he win division 2 but he also beat twin cylinder competition in division 1!

British 125 Open Long Circuit Championship - Matthew Campbell won the championship having won ten of the races!

British ICC O Plate and British Short Circuit ICC Championship - both won by Frank Wrathall

Results for the 2003 Season

Long Circuit British Superkart Championship:

Howard Robinson - 125 National Long Circuit British Superkart Champion

Nathan Freke - 125 Open Long Circuit British Superkart Champion

** Matthew Campbell 3rd
** Paul Platt 5th

Superkart UK Cup:

Howard Robinson - 125 National Champion
Nathan Freke - 125 Open Champion

Super 4:

125 National Champion - Carl Millington
** F1Karts Finish 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8 & 10th
** 1st - Carl Millington
** 3rd - Sam Moore
** 4th - Frank Wrathall
** 5th - Chris Grieve
** 6th - Scott Neal
** 8th - Chris Stavers
** 10th - Owen Jenkins

250 National Championship
** 2nd Don Kennedy
** 3rd Steve Dennis

Many wins and successes in various classes at National and Club meetings as well as the Ireland Chanpionships

Well done to all F1Karts Drivers and best wishes for the 2004 season!

250cc F1Karts Gearbox Kart

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New for 2003 - 250cc Division 1 Superkart F1Karts/TM

250 Division 1 Superkart
Prepared by Andy Fairless Racing- Twin engined 250cc Superkart - What a Beast!!

2002 Another Successful Year

125 National Long Circuit Superkart Championship:

Andrew Agnew - National Long Circuit Superkart Champion
F1Karts Superkarts finish in the Championship :-
1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, and 9th

*** To see complete Superkart Result Table *** Click here

250 National Long Circuit Superkart Championship:

Last race of the season at Donnington F1Karts Superkarts finish :-
1st, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th and 9th
Championship Results F1Karts Superkarts finish :-
2nd, 3rd, 4th, 6th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th

Many wins and successes in various classes at National and Club meetings as well as the Ireland Chanpionships

Well done to all F1Karts Drivers and best wishes for the 2003 season!

2001 - What a Successful Year

2001 saw a considerable number of F1Karts wins across the spectrum of gearbox and direct drive karting

Mark Fell:
125 Open Long Circuit Champion
125 Open Short Circuit Champion

Mark Gillibrand:
125 Long Circuit Grand Prix Champion

Steve McAdam:
250 National Long Circuit Champion

Carl Millington:
125 National Short Circuit Champion

Plus many other wins at national and club events including the Irish Grand Prix

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