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John Surtees considers expansion of Buckmore Park

John Surtees says becoming the outright owner of Buckmore Park will allow him to consider an expansion of the circuit and to develop it to become a feeder facility to the future of British motorsport. Surtees purchased the freehold title of the Kent circuit as well as 90-acres of surrounding woodland two years ago following a 10-year struggle with the ... Read More »

Focus On Buckmore Park

We take a look at Buckmore Park one of the UK’s best known and most popular karting circuits 50 years ago the army were given a training exercise to create a 400m go-kart track on Bluebell Hill, little did they realise it would become a breeding ground for future Formula One stars Fast-forward to now and the track celebrated its ... Read More »

Buckmore ‘o’ Plate

19th October, Buckmore Park With over 50 drivers competing for the Super One place, the Historic Kart Club also came down today to show off karts from the past in 5 laps. The first final of the day was the Junior Max, which was led from start to finish by Jonathan Wilkes (55), increasing his lead with every lap. Wilkes ... Read More »

SURTEES PRAISES KART CHALLENGE DRIVERS

Former Formula One champion John Surtees has praised the competitiveness of the drivers who took part in October’s Henry Surtees Challenge at Buckmore Park despite poor weather conditions. Torrential rain hampered practice and qualifying sessions at the event, before conditions improved for the afternoon’s finals. In previous years, some drivers have been penalised and excluded from the event for poor ... Read More »

BMKC Championship – Round 4

2014 Summer Championship, Round 4, 22nd June The fourth round of the BMKC Championships coincided with the hottest day of the year and the high temperatures may have accounted for the few frayed tempers that were witnessed. The circuit was very fast with no less than six new class records being set during the morning Pre Finals when the ambient ... Read More »

BUCKMORE SUMMER DATES ANNOUNCED

Please find below the 2014 dates for the Buckmore Park Kart Club Summer Championship. All rounds are held at Buckmore Park:- R1 20th April R2 11th May R3 15th June R4 20th July R5 21st September R6 19th October R7 16th November R8 21st December Read More »

BPKC RACE REVIEW

Buckmore Park Kart Winter Championship Round 3, 16th March A warm summer-like day saw practice for the Super One Series in two months’ time causing a jam-packed programme at Buckmore Park. A close race for the front runners in the Honda Cadet Clubman class saw Nicholas Reeve just pip Oliver Bearman as the top spot changed hands twice on the ... Read More »