Bowburn kart racer Thomas Potter, 10, goes viral on Instagram

Aug 26, 2022 | Latest News

A ten-year-old kart racer has gone viral online with nearly 22 million views of a video showing his impressive gear-changing skills – beating even Lewis Hamilton in the Instagram stakes.

Thomas Potter has wowed viewers internationally on Instagram with his “heel-toe gear changes”, filmed on a simulator in his bedroom at home in Bowburn, County Durham.

“This kid is only 10 years old – Watch his feet”, the video on @thomaspotterracing proclaims.

Thomas said: “I am amazed by the reaction I got. l am really excited. I never expected to get so many views.”

Watch on Instagram here.

By Gavin Engelbrecht, Senior Reporter (County Durham)
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