Go-karting always looked like a lot of fun.
Looking back at my youth, I would imagine that a few of my friends took up this first step in motorsport. I would have loved to partake, but I was a fat kid and we don't fit in those things.
Yet, the great drivers of our time began their journey in these lawnmower engine-powered machines. The names of Ayrton Senna and Sebastien Vettel came up quite frequently in their stories towards their driver's championships in Formula One. To become the next Vettel, Senna, Franchitti, Gordon or McNish, karting is a good place to start.
Having never been to a Go-kart track, a curious invitation came across my Facebook to do so. Scion, the cool/hip brand of Toyota, went out and rented some Go-kart venues across America for potential drivers to try out their newest product – the little iQ.