MINDEN - What began as a minor bump in the road for Minden resident Kyle Gimple turned into an eventual career path.
Gimple, 18, played baseball throughout his childhood but was forced to stop when he suffered growth injuries in his feet.
His dad, who had long raced karts as a hobby, took Gimple to a nearby track and enrolled him in karting school to see if it was a good fit.
"I really took to it," Gimple said. "It just felt like one of those things I was born to do. I went to the school and it didn't …