Motorsport Starts Here

Welcome
to Karting UK. Let's go racing!

Karting is the most
exciting type of motorsport!

It is the purest, most competitive racing, all at a low cost.

Build experience at your local kart track and you can then access a range of classes, events and championships with something for everyone.

How Does It Work?

Karting categories

  • Age

    6 - 8 years

  • Classes
    Comer
Bambino
  • Age

    8 - 13 years

  • Classes
    IAME / Honda
Cadet
  • Age

    11 - 16 years

  • Classes
    IAME X30 Mini X / Rotax MiniMax / Junior TKM /
    IAME X30 Junior / Rotax Junior Max
Junior
  • Age

    15 upwards

  • Classes
    IAME X30 / Rotax Max / TKM Extreme
Senior
  • Age

    16 upwards

  • Classes
    KZ
Gearbox
  • Age

    16 upwards

  • Classes
    125 / 250 National / 450
SuperKart
“I’ve been karting since I was seven and it brings my whole family together. Heading to the track at the weekend is such great fun and it’s always an incredible feeling to win!”
Joseph Reeves-Smith, TKM Extreme competitor
How Do I Get Involved?

Get started in three easy steps

  • Simply get behind the wheel and give it a go!

    Get down to your local kart centre and experience the thrill of racing. This really couldn’t be easier with more than 130 arrive-and-drive kart centres throughout the country.

    Find Your Local Kart Centre
  • Go Karting Pack with your first motorsport licence.

    The Go Karting Starter Pack has all the information you need to undertake a test of your racing skills (ARKS test). Your first licence will be included in the cost of the pack.

    Buy A Go Karting Pack
  • Join your local kart club and get on track!

    Club level karting allows you to prove your skills while keeping costs low. They are a friendly bunch who can also help you pick the right kart and equipment for your racing.

    Find A Kart Club
The Championships Explained

About the British Kart Championships

The British Kart Championships are the premier titles in UK Karting; and the ones that any serious karter wants to win! Being crowned British Champion is the highest accolade in any form of motorsport category, and affirms you as one of country’s most promising motorsport talents.

But don’t just take our word for it. Some of world motorsport’s most famous drivers have British Kart Championship titles on their CVs, including Anthony Davidson, Paul di Resta, Mike Conway, Oliver Jarvis, Oliver Rowland and George Russell, to name but a few.

From 2019, the British Championships will be bigger, better and more prestigious than ever. That’s because motorsport’s national governing body, Motorsport UK, will organise them for the first time through its new Karting UK operation.

Each event will be based around a dedicated Race Centre, acting as the sporting hub and hospitality area for all customers. All the action will be live streamed online, with coverage before, during and after each event.

The events will be the first in the UK to use a proven on-track CCTV system; when the Race Director or Clerks report an incident, images will be fed back to Race Control, where they will be analysed by an independent expert and a former competitor. This will ensure a high quality and consistency of fair racing.

Experienced timekeepers maintain event timing with digital display boards and state-of-the-art finish line cameras. In addition to Karting UK operations staff, representatives of kart manufacturers (TALKO/JAG/IAME) will also be on hand.

Compete Against The Best

Enter the 2019 British Kart Championships

The British Kart Championships are awarded in a range of classes across the Cadet, Junior and Senior categories, so pick the one that's right for you, submit your entry and let's get your title campaign under way!

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