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North East go-karting champion

A teenager working with Sunderland University to improve his fitness has won the Tyne and Wear Karting Championship.

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Tyne and Wear Karting champion training at Sunderland University

Connor in training at Sunderland University Credit: ITV News Tyne Tees

Connor Toghill, the Tyne and Wear Karting champion, is training at Sunderland University to improve his fitness, stamina, reaction times, balance and flexibility.

The training has knocked a second off his racing lap time.

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