Karting champ Cameron Low (18) is riding high after winning a senior level championship final.

Cameron Low. Karting racer.
Cameron Low. Karting racer.
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The racer, from Kettilstoun Mains in Linlithgow, took on the final challenge of the season at the West of Scotland Karting Club in Larkhall, where he raced ahead of the pack to take the winning flag - and the senior class Formula Blue Championship title.

But, it doesn’t end there for the young title-holder because he’s also been tipped for the top.

Cameron was invited to meet the greats of McLaren Formula 1 at their headquarters and training grounds including the chief executive of the McLaren Racing Group, Martin Whitmarsh.

The unbeaten driver was one of only four young people from Scotland who had been nominated as ‘Promising Young Driver of the Year’ and who were then invited to fly to London for their visit.

A spokesman for McLaren Racing said: “It was a delight to have these promising young drivers here with us for a short time.

“We are always keeping an eye on the upcoming 
talent and Cameron was just one such driver whose name wound its way to us.

“A great number of Formula 1 drivers have started out on their career path driving karts from a very young age and then worked their way up.

“Cameron is doing very well for himself at the present time.”