New Driver: Ryder Brown

I recently had the pleasure of meeting 12 year old Ryder Brown and his father Jeff at the Mosport Karting Centre located at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario, Canada. I instantly liked them both and agreed to take a look at his driving over the weekend. As a coach who has worked with some amazing drivers over the years, I’m not easily impressed by skill alone, but this young man showed remarkable smoothness behind the wheel.

Ryder has been racing karts since he was seven and at the time of meeting him, he was leading the championship in Briggs Junior Lite. Considering he hasn’t had any proper coaching, he’s doing quite well and it is clear that he has some natural talent. He’s shown excellent consistency with his lap times and he really shines in wet condition...

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