Chris, Domenic and Laurance arrived home to a fantastic welcome on Friday at The Festival of Speed.
Leaving the luxuries of a Holiday Inn after a night with 150 bikers at The Ace Cafe, the team were escorted into Goodwood’s Festival of Speed under the cover of the Red Arrows.
As the Red Arrows soared overhead the team made the entrance and were met by a huge crowd at the Mission Motorsport stand. ITV’s Nicky Shields was there to conduct an interview which will be shown on the channels Festival of Speed coverage in a few weeks.
Lord March came to personally welcome and congratulate Chris who had managed to drive over 5200 miles and across 3 deserts on his Honda Veradero which will now be retired to Chichester Honda until Chris’ return to the UK later in the year.
The K2K team handed over the keys for the Toyota Landcruiser to James Cameron of Mission Motorsport.
Chris and the K2K team rasied £25,000 in cash and donated a further £20,000 worth of equipment to Mission Motorsport bringing his total amount raised to £45,000
Chris went on to enjoy the weekend and then returned to Afghanistan to plan his next trip!
Shorsec Racing founder Chris Short is really pleased to announce the team has an entry in the 2014 Race of Remembrance which is taking place in November. Drivers confirmed for the team are Chris Short, Ben Williams, Richard Bernard and
Wow! As far as welcomes go, you couldn’t ask more than the welcoming party K2K received in Tbilisi. The team are being hosted for two days by the British Embassy in Georgia. Chris has been talking to injured Georgian troops
It’s been a really tough 48 hours but we are pleased to announce that Chris, Domenic and Laurence have all made it across The Friendship Bridge and the border between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Kabul to the Kennels is now official.
It’s been an amazing few months here at K2K headquarters. We have been busy gearing up for the big trip, the vehicles are ready and we’ve had tremendous support from both the expat and military community alike in Kabul. Last