We all trundled off to Karting North East, and booked the place out for an hour or so.
After getting dressed in overalls and the safety briefing, we were all unleashed onto the track to get some qualifying laps in, which would decide the order in which we raced.
It was clear that a few people had clearly done it before and went straight to the front of the grid.
Conditions were wet and slippy, so the race was great fun, sliding round corners with lots of spins and near misses and was very challenging to drive fast without loss of control.
After 45 minutes of non-stop action the race was over, and the results were read out, with Steve taking the win for the boys and Anna for the girls. A certain member (who will remain nameless) retired after 6 laps, and was awarded the wooden spoon...