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Circuit Guide: Teesside Autodrome

Located East of Middlesbrough and just off the A66, The fully-floodlit circuit is open 5 days a week for KartingThe circuit is one of the longest in the UK, with the full length 2.1km International layout being used predominantly for car and bike racing as well as drift events for the more outlandish drivers. The shorter, 1300m-long National circuit is ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Lydd

James Clarke took control of the Circuit in 2011 and is investing in his vision of the future of Lydd as a karting venue. James is very passionate about Lydd & karting, bringing new people into the sport and progressing younger ones up through the classes. Their club race meetings, 2nd Sunday of each month are going from strength to ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Daytona Sandown Park

    The GP Circuit is the full 900m track. Offering eight challenging corners and several straights with plenty of overtaking opportunities. There are four hairpin bends, so a good lap becomes about maintaining a high minimum corner speed. The circuits has been designed to suit racers of all abilities from beginners to serious enthusiasts. Lap Start Flat out across ... Read More »

The 10 best British karters ever

CLICK HERE TO GO STRAIGHT TO OUR TOP 10 How do you select the top ten all time British Greats? The answer is “with very great difficulty.” I’ve approached the task by choosing one outstanding personality from each of the five previous decades and then adding five others who have shown unique talents. Other pundits will no doubt have different ... Read More »

Tech Tuesday: 7 things to check on your kart

Kart prep is an ongoing thing but to get your season off to the best start you can’t beat a pre-season garage session. We’ve spoken to industry experts to get the last word in kart preparation after a winter lay-up. 1 Check for regulation changes Every year drivers get caught out by what seem like petty rule changes and the ... Read More »

Straight talking – KKC’s new jig

Three months ago the KKC Kart Shop invested in a new jig which could be the savior of many people’s race weekends. So what makes this new jig so good? It’s a state-of-the-art jig which will show up problems that many older jigs wouldn’t be able to find. The karts are put on the jig by fi􏰀ing in at the back using ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Grand Prix Karting Birmingham

Situated just one-mile from Birmingham city centre, the circuit runs two layouts and also offers a Cadet circuit. They’ve also just added a new fleet of BIZ karts. Here’s how to nail a fast lap. Turn 1 Cross the start finish line, staying to the left side as you approach. Turn 1. This is a difficult turn as it has ... Read More »