Junior and Family Karting

Junior and Family Karting

Now here’s a rare thing – go karts for kids and adults on the track at the same time so all the family can enjoy the sport of karting together! One thing’s for sure it’s going to be competitive between the children and the parents out there to see who is the best karter in the clan.

These sessions for juniors and (in theory) older more mature go karting fans are great fun. It’s like a party out there as the excitement mounts. But yes as you might suspect it’s often the grown ups who are cheekier and even more enthusiastic than the kids!

As for the karts you’ll be driving the kids have their own cadet machines which are restricted to a still pretty powerful 120cc. The adults have the slight advantage in that they have the 200cc Biz karts which are petrol-driven pocket rockets of the karting world. All are incredibly easy to drive agile and make all the right noises to get you properly into this karting lark.

When we say race these TeamSport karting experiences are run as open timed family sessions where each go-karter’s lap times are logged recorded shown on the electronic scoreboard and printed out for you all at the end of your track time. So be warned if you’ve been absolutely trounced by your kids in their karts they will take great pleasure in waving their lap printouts in your face!

Anyone in your family group not keen on taking to the track can cheer along the crew from the sidelines as each circuit venue offers some excellent spectator spots and there’s the Fuel Bar and Food stop if watching all that action makes you peckish or thirsty. But really this experience is all about the go karts for kids and the fact that the adults can get in on the act too!

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Junior Karting Nottingham

Junior Karting Nottingham

Kids karting in Nottingham – it’s going to be an absolute blast for little ones! The miniature karters will love these open-drive karting sessions just for kids. Your children might be small but they’ve no doubt got big ideas when it comes to hooning it around a track in a go-kart. This Nottinghamshire centre gives them all the space they need to have a ball.

As everyone knows karting is as close as it gets to the sensation of driving a Formula 1 car. That’s why so many big-name drivers started their motoring careers in karts. And they probably all first started racing before they could even reach the pedals of a normal car. These junior karting sessions at this Nottinghamshire outdoor centre aim to give kids and teens their first taste of go-karting proper.

Make no mistake whilst they might be smaller in size these karts are the real thing just downsized. The youngest riders between the ages of seven and 11 will be driving the 120cc Honda karts whilst the 11-14 year old category get 160cc karts. Even the smaller capacity karts can reach speeds of up to 40mph and believe us when you’re just inches from the floor it feels utterly exhilarating and even faster than that!

The karts used here in Nottingham are also fully adaptable for kids. You can adjust the bucket seat the steering wheel height and even the pedals on these formidable machines. So as long as your little karting devils are at least 140cm tall they should fit in nicely.

Experiences are divided into two 15-minute sessions. Organisers have found this works best for smaller and younger drivers as it is pretty physical driving these karts around endless corners. The steering is quite heavy especially if you’re not used to karting so a break and a bit of recovery time between sessions is never a bad thing. And it means they can come back and post a personal best track time once refreshed and ready to roll again!

A perfect outlet for letting youngsters burn off energy these kids karting sessions in Nottingham are a great way to celebrate with mates as children of all ages can get out on this outdoor track together and have fun in these proper Honda karts!

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First Drive Kart Lesson

First Drive Kart Lesson

Junior karting at Three Sisters – enrol your little racers at this renowned junior kart racing school in Wigan! We are offering first drive kart sessions for kids aged between 6 and 15 years with the Bill Sisley Kart School.

Bill Sisley discovered the precociously talented eight year old Lewis Hamilton. He also helped with the careers of Johnny Herbert and Jenson Button so this really is a top-notch kart school for the kids. Based at the famous Three Sisters race circuit it’s the perfect place for mini Motorsport fans to take their first laps in karting.

Much more than just a junior karting session the Bill Sisley school aims to give a proper grounding in karting techniques even from the tender age of six. Sessions are divided into three ages groups namely the 6 and 7 years olds 8 to 11 year olds then the 12 to 15 year olds. The tiny karters race 120cc karts on the oval Bambino circuit 8-11 year olds race on the oval circuit and the older kids take to the junior kart circuit in 160cc karts.

The minimum height for the Bambinos is 4ft (1.2m) and for the Juniors it’s 4ft 2” (1.27m) but it’s good to know that the seats and the pedals adjust in these karts so children will be able to get in a comfortable driving position.

Association of Racing Karts Schools (ARKS) qualified instructors will be teaching these junior lessons. For the littlest ones it’s all about learning the basic techniques of driving and setting them off on the road to understanding how to drive on the track. The older kids will start with a track walk so they can really appreciate the layout of the circuit followed by coaching to get them started in track craft as they drive.

Both experiences offer three sessions out on the track lasting 10-minutes each so there’s plenty of hands-on track time for all ages. With no more than six mini karters in the group we think it’s the ideal set up for your little karters to really get to grips with karting. And if they really enjoy it there are opportunities to progress within this junior karting school at Three Sisters.

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