The Open Grand Prix Championship is the ultimate hobby for karters!!  This is the best way to test and develop your karting skills!! 

The championship will consists of 7 rounds with your best 5 scores counting towards the championship table, the highest points scorer over the series will be crowned Herefordshire Raceway Champion!!

Each event consists of 2 x 8 minute heats, these are both preceded with a 5 lap qualfying session. The heats determine where you start for the 12 min final.  Championship points and trophies will be awarded on positions in the final.

There will be 3 classes, overall class, semi-expert class & a novice class.  All drivers will score points towards the overall table, drivers who have scored 1 or less podiums (and selected other drivers) will be in the semi-expert class, new and less experienced drivers will score towards the novice class.  There will be championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices at the final round & top beginner.  Drivers may only win one trophy per event, if you finish top 3 overall and top novice, the next best novice driver will win the trophy and so on.

There will be a minimum weight limit of 14 stone, drivers less than this will carry lead weights on their kart.

The dates for each round are as follows:

  • Sunday 16th April
  • Sunday 14th May
  • Sunday 11th June
  • Sunday 9th July
  • Sunday 20th  August
  • Sunday 3rd September
  • Sunday 1st October

Signing on starts at 2pm, with racing to commence at 2:30pm.

The cost of each event will be £45, to book call 01544 318334 or email  Each round will be limited to 30 drivers so booking is essential to avoid disappointment, a deposit may be required.

We hope you enjoy this fun championship and may the best man or woman win.