For most drivers, go-karting is the foundation of their motorsports career, a platform that first introduces them to racing. Mobil 1 The Grid joined current McLaren-Honda drivers Fernando Alonso and Jenson Button, as they went racing in go-karts.
With David Coulthard and Mika Hakkinen, former McLaren drivers and 2017 driver Stoffel Vandoorne also joining at the track. Mobil 1 The Grid spoke to the drivers to find out how significant go-karts are to a driver’s career.
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