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Junior Rookie Race

The Junior Rookie series of race meetings have been designed for young drivers to compete in their first season of racing. Race meetings take place on the National Circuit in Sodi 160cc karts and all the safety equipment is provided.

Key Information


Each race meeting comprises of a short practice session for every driver which is followed by three points scoring heats for each driver to determine grid positions for the finals. All drivers will compete in a final.

Participant Restrictions

The minimum age to take part is 8 and the maximum age is 16. Potential drivers must have successfully completed a minimum of one training lesson at the Buckmore Kart School or similar and approved grades achieved elsewhere.


The total time at the circuit is approximately 5 hrs from your arrival to departure.

13:30 Arrival & Registration

14:00 Drivers Briefing (parents very welcome)

14:30 - 18:30 Practice, 3 heats for each driver and a final for each driver.

18:45 Presentation of awards


The drivers are split into two overlapping age classes (8-13 and 12-15) to allow for different growth rates and weights.


Spectators are welcome. We have a state-of-the-art clubhouse facility featuring with a Café serving hot and cold food, and an upper tier balcony which provides a dynamic view of the whole circuit.

Dress Code

Please bring comfortable clothing and suitable footwear, preferably trainers or similar flat shoes. All the safety equipment necessary will be provided.


Please check the weather forecast before you travel and pack a change of clothes if rain looks likely. Only in the most extreme weather conditions (i.e. ice or snow) will there be a possibility of your session being postponed or cancelled.


All payments made are non-refundable, it may be possible to transfer your booking, but, it would be subject to an admin fee.

Buckmore Park

Date: Friday 8th May 2020 2:30pm
Junior Sodi 8-13 Price: £82.00
Junior Sodi 12-15 Price: £82.00
Arrival Time: 1:30pm

Experience Required