Kart racing is an open wheeled motorsport where you race on an indoor track on four wheeled go-carts. It is commonly seen and perceived as a starting point for aspiring professional motorsports drivers. Choosing and buying the correct equipment to ensure your safety on the track is essential, because you have to take into account the number of spills that regularly take place on the track because of the amateurs involved.
Unlike cricket bats for sale, you cannot just put on a pair of go karting boots and make up your mind about buying it. Most of the inputs to your kart come from the pressure you apply to the brakes and the throttle, making it essential for you to have a pair of boots with just the right amount of sensitivity that suits your feet. A good pair of boots will have advanced features with the latest technology and development going into them, because of the rising popularity of karting nowadays.
These go kart racing boots are available in all sizes, for men, women and young adults as well. They are manufactured from especially lightweight materials and offer lateral feet support as well. There are honeycomb panels which make for great fits, and have Kevlar lace systems to prevent the boots coming off in the unfortunate incident of a tumble. There are additional ankle straps to secure the feet as well. The best boots have very thin F1 type soles that give you a great feel of the pedals as you strap on, and they also have EVA pads and insoles located in the heels to make it comfortable for you whilst pacing in the paddock, eagerly awaiting your turn. In the case of karting boots, you need to put them on with a proper pair of socks and take your time in walking around in them before purchasing them from the store.
Most stores that stock supplies for carting will have a kart that is running, so you can judge the response of the pedals to the boots. A decent pair of boots is going to cost at least $80 so take your time. If you find the store owner pressing you to go for a particular brand, be a bit cautious. He might be trying to pass off outdated stock. It’s better to do a bit of research before buying a pair of boots for karting. Besides boots, there are a number of other safety equipment that are essential for karting which include a proper karting suit to save you from cuts and bruises and the mandatory helmet.