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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

► Bookings


Q: Do we have to pay extra for insurance?

A: We have our own public liability cover.


Q: Do we have to pre-book an Arrive and Drive session?

A: We strongly advise pre-booking to guarantee a session, a quick call to us will do the trick.


Q: How many people do we need for an Endurance event?

A: For an exclusive event (where the track is just for your group) there must be at least 24 drivers with minimum groups of 4. For an Open event (where you race against other groups of drivers) you can bring as many or as few drivers as you like.


Q: How many people do I need to book a Grand Prix?

A: They are priced for 10 people, if less then the full fee must still be paid.


Q: How do I pay?

A: Some bookings require full payment on booking whereas some will take a deposit. Call us to find out what is required. Payment can be made with credit / debit card, cash or advanced cheque.


Q: Is there any discount on group bookings?

A: Discount is usually available to groups, give us a call to discuss.




► Times


Q: How long will it take?

A: Arrive and Drive / Practice session can be as short as 15 minutes. A Grand Prix race for 20 drivers can take about 2½ hours to run.




► Kids Karting


Q: Is there and age and height restriction for karting?

A: For most circuits, the minimum age is 12 years old, but we would suggest 16 years and upwards when taking part in a race event. The minimum height is 5 feet tall.


Q: Can we drop the kids off for an hour or so?

A: All children under the age of 16 years must be accompanied at all times.


Q: What race format is available to youth groups and schools?

A: Mini Prix and Mini Endurance are the most popular race formats for youth and school groups. Discounts are often offered for races during school or off peak hours. Call us to check.




► Karting


Q: Do I need a driving license?

A: No.


Q: What clothes should we wear?

A: Just casual wear with trainer style shoes. Most circuits supply all safety clothing, helmet, balaclava, gloves, and race suit.


Q: Are karts safe?

A: All notable circuits service and test their karts every day. However, karting by its very nature is a risky activity.


Q: Do we get knocked out in the early rounds of a Grand Prix if we are beginners?

A: All drivers get the same amount of qualifying heats and semi finals.


Q: Do you give instructions to beginners?

A: Yes - we recommend that you listen attentively to our pre-race briefing. It is surprisingly easy and great fun provided you know the correct way to drive your kart.


Q: What types of race are available?

A: For details of the race types and the costs of each check our Events & Prices page.




► Facilities


Q: Do you have catering?

A: Yes, we have a shop with soft drinks, crisps and chocolate bars. On request we will provide additional catering.

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