Karting has long been the schooling ground of many of the worlds famous motor racing drivers. These sessions maximise your fun and will give you a real chance to burn rubber! All of the locations guarantee to challenge any wannabe boy racer, some have long high-speed straights, others twisting chicanes to make you screech, one circuit even has the longest track flyover in the UK. Once on the track you'll need to think about cornering, clipping the apex and knowing when to brake. As you complete your laps your confidence will grow and you'll soon be thinking you could be the next Schumacher.
- Briefing on kart and track
- Practice laps
- Timed laps
- Final race and presentation of prizes
Minimum age varies from 14 to 18 years, but most centres require a minimum of 16. A driving licence is not required. Certain medical conditions (e.g. pregnancy, epilepsy, fainting, neck or back injuries) may prohibit participation. You must sign a danger to health disclaimer.
The weather should not affect this experience, unless the venue chosen is an outdoor track. If so, please call before setting out, as heavy rain or icy conditions may impact the session.
Sessions vary from location to location, but as a guide this experience lasts two to three hours and generally include a safety briefing, tuition as required and five to fifteen minutes of practice before heats and finals.
The number of people competing will vary from around 15 to 80.
Spectators are welcome at these centres. There are areas where spectators can purchase refreshments at most locations.
Dress comfortably and wear sensible leisure clothes and flat closed shoes. Helmet and race suits provided.
Manchester, Milton Keynes, Sandown Park, Tamworth