France, Crolles, in Isère, will host the first kart grand prize for blind and low vision participants.
The circuit of Karting of Crolles in Iseres will host the first grand prix reserved to the blind and poor sightseeing participants on June 23 2017.
The pilots will be accompanied by a co-pilot seeing normally for a competition in full safety.
The organizers, the Sports Association of the Atomic Energy Commission and St Microelectronics,
talk about a world-wide first of a kind. On Friday 23 June 2017 between 18 :00 and 20 :00 on the Circuit of Crolles in Isère.
Poor sightseeing or blind, the pilots will behind the wheel of 2 place vehicle.
At this side, a co-pilot with no sight issue will be able to take over the commands of the vehicle in case of issue. The organizers promise in this case an optimal security.
Test will be done as from 9 AM and the beginning of the race will take place at 1900.