Intro Junior Kart Training
Training is essential for any child who wants to race karts safely and successfully. The Kart School will give your youngster a good start in the competitive world of motorsport.
The first time introductory training is for new pupils only and takes approximately one and a half hours. A safety briefing and track walk is followed by two ten minute timed sessions in a small group. Participants receive individual lap time analysis sheets and a certificate. The kart, helmet, race suit, gloves, rib protector and neck collar are all provided, as is the use of the National circuit. The karts used are the 160cc four-stroke Sodi karts.
The school provides all the equipment necessary including race suit, helmet, neck collar, gloves and rib protector.
Karts & Circuit
Sodi 160cc 4-stroke petrol karts are used for all junior training events.
In light of the latest government guidance, we have implemented strict new precautions to ensure the safety of you and the team. Before you book your session, it is important that you read through and understand the following information.
Only one parent or guardian can accompany the driver. No unnecessary public will be allowed on-site, this includes spectators.
Social distancing measures will be mandatory during your visit. The precautions we have taken will impact the way you move around Buckmore Park and there will be signage to help guide you. It is imperative that you follow social distancing measures at all times. We also advise you to wear face masks and gloves when on site.
If you have or have had any symptoms of COVID-19 (high temperature, a new continuous cough, loss or change to your sense of smell or taste) within the last 14 days, please do not complete your booking. Follow NHS guidance
We encourage you to bring your own racewear, including: Race Suit, Helmet & Gloves. If you do wish to use your own, the helmet must comply to British Standard or EU equivalent. Suits must be one piece overalls or bike leathers. Gloves must be full fingers. If you do not have your own equipment then you can use our equipment and there are also options to purchase your own balaclavas and gloves on the day if you would like to.
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The minimum age to take part is 8 and the maximum age is 15 years old. The minimum height to safely operate the junior karts is 4’2 (127cm) and the maximum height is 6’ (183cm). No previous driving experience is necessary.
The total time at the circuit is approximately 2 hours from your arrival to departure.
Please Note: Arrival time is 30 minutes before the session starts
As part of our COVID-19 precautions, spectators will not be allowed to attend.
The cafe will not be open during the session. Canned soft drinks and bottled water are available for purchase from the sign in desk. We suggest you bring your own snacks.
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.