The Newmarket Hornets are an Elite Karting League team formed in Dec 2012 by Carl Vella, Sam Guntrip and Josh Overhill.
We finished our debut season in 2013 9th overall, 5 sprint race wins, 11 podiums also claiming trophies in the Ellough Park Sprints (3rd) and Clay Pigeon Endurance race (2nd).
In 2014 the Hornets retained their #9 seeding with a second consecutive 9th place overall in the EKL. The years highlights 3 sprint race wins, 13 podiums, a 3rd placed finish at Whilton Mill in the endurance race, 2nd place in the EPEC series again at Whilton Mill and a 6th in class at the British 24hr.
The Buzzin Hornets ended 18th overall, Will Gibbs claiming £100 (donated to Diabetes UK) with a race of champions cash winning effort at Teesside, 2 sprint race wins, 5 podiums and a 3rd placed finish in the EPEC race at Whilton Mill.They also finished 10thin class in the British 24hr.
The Giant Hornets with an ever changing lineup ended the year 20th overall with 3 podium finishes during the years sprints.
2015 sees the Newmarket Fighting Hornets joining the EKL alongside our other three teams, 2 teams racing the full EPEC series and at least 2 entries in the British 24hr.
If you are interested in joining the squad and racing with us you can contact me here or find us on our facebook page.
EKL Lineup 2015
Carl Vella, Josh Overhill, Alex Ready, Kyle Power,James Marshall, Dan Hemmings, Harry Neale, James Shrimpton, Lee Mills, Stephen Dodds, David Dixon, John Ensinger, Samuel Ensinger, James Craven
2014 EKL Championships
2013 EKL Championships