Joel’s racing ambitions take off

FIVE years ago, Mark Johnson went to his seven-year-old son Joel with an idea for a new sport to try.

Mildura Kart Club’s Joel Johnson, 12, took out the KA4 Junior Light class at the Ben Hocking Memorial. Picture: Louise Donges

Mildura Kart Club’s Joel Johnson, 12, took out the KA4 Junior Light class at the Ben Hocking Memorial. Picture: Louise Donges

Now 12, Joel still remembers his start in karting.

“My dad came into my room and asked me if I wanted to go karting,” he said. 

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