Media types get karted off

It was carnage last week as ferociously competitive industry journalists and press officers jostled with each other in an unrelenting battle for pole position during a charity go-karting event.

Hosted by PR agency, Four Broadgate, the event was organised to commemorate the life of the firm’s late director Neil Mainland, and raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support and the Bobby Moore Cancer Research.

Sixteen teams of three drivers, some of whom were representing Four Broadgate client firms, including Baillie Gifford, Lazzard and Woodford Investment Management, competed for the coveted ‘Neil Mainland – life is good’ Cup.

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The winning team was also last’s year’s victor – led by Neil’s son, Angus.