It all started by Wesley, our initial founder, scouting some race enthusiasts… friends, colleagues, simulation game racers and amateur kart drivers posting some video’s on YouTube. Half a year later we have 15+ team members.

We are serious about going for the win and bringing amateur karting to the next level. We do this by training together, coaching each other, organizing races and, of course, having fun!

2019/02/02 “Overstappen” Karting Team established

February 2, 2019

The first drivers recruited by Wesley start to drive under the name “Overstappen”. Overstappen Karting Team is now established as of this day.

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First Podium: 100 Miles Endurance at Genk (BE)

June 7, 2019

Our first podium as a team! “Overstappen” drivers Wesley, Micha, Stef and Kenny managed to drive up to the podium of the two hour 100 Miles endurance race at Karting Genk (Belgium). Even after dropping to 17th position in the first few laps, records were broken with new Personal Best lap times of 00:01:09.180. From this day on, Overstappen…

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“OKT-Racing” in, “Overstappen” out

October 5, 2019

OKT-Racing goes International! Still remembering our Belgium/Dutch roots as “Overstappen” (meaning transforming from amateurs to professionals), we rebranded to OKT-Racing. With an international recognizable name, a custom made logo, and a brand-new website, our 15+ active members from all over Belgium and The Netherlands are ready to take over the world. Big plans for 2020!

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Showing off at the traditional annual Mechanics race in Genk (BE)

October 10, 2019

According to yearly tradition – organized by the organization of the BMC and BNL championships – the Karting Genk Mechanics race welcomes amateurs, mechanics and recreationists with their own kart or using rental karts on the biggeset outdoor track of the Benelux. Our newest OKT-Racing member Geoffrey won the 1st place podium spot, once again leaving an impression not to forget.    

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Challenging Formula Karting drivers. OKT-Racing teaming up at Fastlane Karting Bilzen (BE) pairs race by Furious Motorsport

October 19, 2019

Another podium! Micha and Wesley, both pilots driving simultaneously in the same race, ranking 3rd on the podium as a team in a Visa&Versa pairs race by Furious Motorsport. Hot-lap qualifications, 85kg minimum weights, pit stops, and Formula Karting Rental Championship opponents – OKT-Racing climbs up the ladders to more serious amateur races and shows its capabilities!

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Wrapping up OKT-2019 @ Verhoeven goes Eupen III

December 29, 2019

5 OKT-Racing members participated in this fun event, having in total 30 participants. Laurens and Bart finished best of our team at 7th and 9th place, showing great progress in consistent driving in endurance racing. All best-laps of our OKT members, including of our newest member Jorn who just recently started karting, within 0.5s difference. This shows to become a promising 2020 karting season!

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