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Circuit Guide: Hooton Park

The Hooton Park kart circuit, situated a stone’s throw away from junction 6 of the M53, opened its doors in 2006 on the site of the old RAF Hooton airfield; making it the newest MSA licensed track in the country. The Lap A lap of Hooton Park starts with a long straight leading to Turn 1, a 90° right. On ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Glan-Y-Gors

  The Glan-Y-Gors race circuit, situated on the A5 between Corwen and Betws-Y-Coed, is one of the UK premier karting venues that started life comparatively late to other S1 race venues as a 500m non-MSA track in 1999. The Lap The start of the lap begins with a short run to Club Corner, a flat out right hander which drops ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Fulbeck

It’s a few hundred metres from PF International but Fulbeck doesn’t deserve to be overshadowed. Turn 1 A long run to the first bend usually sorts out most drivers after the start but, if needed, the first turn does allow side by side racing on the first lap. The normal racing line is full left, braking before a conventional turn ... Read More »

Track Guide: Three Sisters

The Three Sisters Race Circuit, situated in the town of Ashton-in-Makerfield, is one of the UK’s premier karting venues and holds the title of being one of the fastest “short” circuits in British Karting, with close, exciting racing and overtaking possible at almost every section of the track. The Start The Start line is situated halfway up Conrad Straight, the ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Castelletto

Castelletto is one of Italy’s major karting venues, with regular visits from the WSK series (Masters and Euro), CIK-FIA events, the Italian CSAI Series and one make championships such as the Rotax Euro Challenge and Easykart. It’s located just south of Milan near the town of Voghera (Salice Terme is a popular town with UK visitors) and is characterised with ... Read More »

Circuit Guide: Forest Edge

Parsons Corner Flat out along the Start/finish straight and you’re as far right of the track as you can be preparing yourself for the first corner which is a slight left-hander. Take this corner flat out and hug the kerb to your left. Hug, don’t touch as it will unsettle the kart and force you off line making entry to ... Read More »