Junior Club Race - round 5
The Buckmore Junior Club offers competitive sprint racing for junior kart drivers. Race meetings take place on the full International Circuit and all safety equipment is provided.
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.
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 and a minimum of three Rookie Race meetings or similar and approved grades achieved elsewhere.
The total time at the circuit is approximately 5 hrs from your arrival to departure.
8:00 Arrival & Registration
8:30 Drivers Briefing (parents very welcome)
9:00 - 13:00 Practice, 3 heats for each driver and a final for each driver.
13:15 Presentation of awards
The Buckmore Junior Club organizes two championships a year. The summer series features seven rounds of which the best five scores will count. This allows for a missed round or to drop a disappointing result. The Winter series comprises of four races, of which the best three count.
The Junior Club is run in two separate age categories: Ages 8-13, & 13-16. The younger class use 160cc Junior Sodi Karts. The older class uses 390cc RT8 karts but are split into a further two subclasses: Lights(<55kg) and Standard (55kg>). There are trophies for the top three in all classes.
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.
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.