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What I think motorsport will be like in next few years.

Posted by Gillard17 on January 10, 2013 at 3:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Just thought i'd write a blog about what i think motorsport will be like in next few years. Its all my opinions, and don't mean to start arguments. . Its not perfect english for this. Also it gets random and has naughty words in it. Enjoy reading!

So what will motorsport be like? Well a lot of younger people ain't aiming for F1 anymore for many reasons. 1 is money!, another one is its not all about talent anymore. And also they are going TURBOS! in a F1 car! Really? also In the 80s etc ...

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Whats 2012 been like

Posted by Gillard17 on December 21, 2012 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

We'll its been another dissapointing year..

Started the year off with a 3rd place in Athboy. It rained and i only had Vega tires and everyone else had Bridgestones which are 1 second quicker. I gave it my all and never gave up in any of the heats or finals. But i tried so hard in the heats that i killed my tires and myself for the final and could only manage 3rd. But i was happy i gave my all. Thats all that happened in karting!

I managed my sim racing team SimTech Motorsport. W...

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What's 2011 been like for me.

Posted by Gillard17 on February 16, 2012 at 6:50 PM Comments comments (1)
2011 has to be one of the worst years ever for me. I came into the championship with no testing and new kart. Came to first race with #1 on the kart. Confidence on a high! Until I got onto the track. Nothing was goin right for me. It's like I forgot how to drive! I wasn't even finishing on podium! And if I did it was a great struggle. Same for the race after! So I was coming into 3rd round more prepared mentally and physically. But the out of nowhere I'm told I'm not racing anymore! Heart breake... Read Full Post »

About Me

Posted by Gillard17 on November 4, 2011 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

I'm Shane Burke, I started racing in 2006 with NCM. I did one race that year at the end and came in top 10 in my first race.

     In 2007 it was my first full year in Cadets and in that year i had two podiums. I had 2nd place in IRL which is one of Irelands biggest events, and second in my home race.

    In 2008 I changed teams to Kartronix racing, and moved to KF3. It was a rough start to my KF3 career with two bad results at PFI which was my f...

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