Family Day - Ages 8-11
Junior Karting Experience
Get behind the wheel and onto the race track in this exciting Junior Karting experience. You will get a glimpse into the fun and fast world of motorsport as you speed your way around the circuit in a 20 mph petrol kart on our “National Circuit”.
After a safety briefing, you will be kitted up in racewear before you head onto the track for a 20-minute karting session. Put your skills to the test as you try to set a fast lap in our petrol-powered karts.
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 11 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 90 minutes from your arrival to departure. Your karting session consists of 20 minutes non-stop driving.
Please Note: Arrival time is 45 minutes before the session starts
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.