"It is absolutely the perfect class to move up to outdoor racing and learn to be competitive."

Tim 2013

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Junior Tyro brings together three people who have been in the sport for a total of more than 100 years.  It is their vast experience that has

Junior Tyro has been developed through the combined experience of three very well know people in UK karting, their combined karting knowledge totals over 120 years


Steve Chapman 

Started karting in 1969 and has raced in direct drive and gearbox classes.  He team managed Gary to three British Championships and several National titles.  He has written several books on the art and philosophy of kart racing.  An International Clerk of Course with a vast experience of the sport that has been generated by working in a number of countries.


Tim Gillard 

Tim as a manufacturer of the World and European Championship winning karts, has been deeply involved with the sport, both nationally and internationally, for many years.  Tim is a very active member of the Motor Sports Association Kart Technical Working Group.


Gary Chapman 

Gary is a former triple British Champion and a European Champion, he is the managing director of Protrain Racing.  His company is a training organisation as well as running UK, European and World Championship race teams, taking many of their trainees to those levels.  Gary is a founder member and former chairman of the Association of Racing Kart Schools.


Steve, working along with Gary, has also designed a number of kart race circuits in the UK and in many other countries.  The Protrain staff are also used by the MSA and FIA/CIK to help develop motor racing and train karting organisations in other parts of the world.  The company have carried out training in Australia, Dubai, Egypt, India, Cyprus, Pakistan, Nepal, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Africa and China.

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Who is behind Tyro?










A great meal and chat with Nigel and Rosanne at a Super Four Series prize presentation















Martin is always happy to help when we organised a Charity race meeting














Barry always enjoyed getting into a kart, particularly when it was for the Great Ormond Street hospital charity.

Nigel Martin BarryGary