Winter Junior Karting Championship 2018/19

Winter Junior Karting Championship 2018/19

The Herefordshire Raceway junior karting championship for children aged between 8 to 16 years is the best place for youngsters to test their skills against the best young drivers in Herefordshire.   

The championship will consists of 6 rounds with your best 4 scores counting towards the championship table, the highest points scorer over the series will be crowned Herefordshire Raceway Junior Winter Champion!!

Each event consists of 2 x 7 minute heats, these are both preceded with a 5 lap qualfying session. The heats determine where you start for the 10 min final.  Championship points and trophies will be awarded on positions in the final.

There will be 3 classes, overall class, novice class & a beginner class.  All drivers will score points towards the overall table, drivers who have scored 1 or less podiums will be in the novice class, new drivers will score towards the beginner class.  There will be championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices at the final round & top beginner.

It would be advisable that the participants have used the track several times to familiarise themselves with the layout of the circuit and performance of the karts. Please note, a minimum weight will be set at the 1st round.

The dates for each round are as follows:

  • Sunday 28th October
  • Sunday 11th November
  • Sunday 9th December
  • Sunday 13th January
  • Sunday 17th February
  • Sunday 10th March

The cost of each event will be £40, to book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  Each round will be limited to 30 drivers so booking is essential to avoid disappointment, a deposit may be required.  Signing on is between 9:30am and 10am, racing starts at 10am!

Optional practice sessions will run before the main event, this is a 10 min sessiont, cost £10, sign on 9am.  This is limited to 30 drivers so please book 01544318334.

JUNIOR KARTING SCHOOL – 2018

JUNIOR KARTING SCHOOL – 2018

Junior Karting school

Ideal for the next Lewis Hamilton or the complete beginner! Learn how to improve your lap time, how to overtake and defend your position, finally competing in a small event to test your skills.

The school will consist of 4 consecutive days during a week of the Easter holidays. Arrival at 9:30am and lasting for 2 hours, we will teach all the basics of karting followed by continuous assessment to improve their skills. The final day will be a race event with the winners taking home a trophy.

Courses will be limited to 12 children so each child can have full attention, ages 8 to 16 years old, minimum height 1.3m.

Dates for the course:

EASTER HOLIDAYS

Tuesday April 3rd – Friday 6th April

Tuesday April 10th – Friday April 13th

SUMMER HOLIDAYS

Tuesday July 31st – Friday August 3rd

Tuesday August 7th – Friday August 10th

Tuesday August 14th – Friday August 17th

Tuesday August 21st – Friday August 24th

Cost is £120 for the week, ring 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk for more details or to book your place on the grid!

Open Grand Prix Championship 2018

OPEN GRAND PRIX CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

2013 Champion Rhianna Purcocks

NEW for 2018 – optional practice session – see below.

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 6 rounds with your best 4 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 qualifying 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 semi-expert & top 3 novices.  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 15th April
  • Sunday 13th May
  • Sunday 10th June
  • Sunday 15th July
  • Sunday 12th  August
  • Sunday 2nd September

Signing on starts at 3pm, with racing to commence at 3:30pm.

The cost of each event will be £50, to book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  Each round will be limited to 30 drivers so booking is essential to avoid disappointment, a deposit may be required.

New for 2018 is the optional practice sessions, this is a 12 min session prior to the actual Open GP event, cost £10, sign on 2:30pm.  This is limited to 30 drivers so please book 01544318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk

Summer Junior Karting Championship 2018

Junior Karting Summer Championship 2018

Junior karting championship trophy winners

NEW for 2018 – optional practice session – see below.

The Junior Karting Championship is the ultimate hobby is for junior karters aged 8-16 years!!  This is the best way to test and develop your skills as an up and coming karter!! 

The championship will consists of 6 rounds with your best 4 scores counting towards the championship table, the highest points scorer over the series will be crowned Herefordshire Raceway Junior Champion!!

Each event consists of 2 x 7 minute heats, these are both preceded with a 5 lap qualifying session. The heats determine where you start for the 10 min final.  Championship points and trophies will be awarded on positions in the final.

There will be 3 classes, overall class, novice class & a beginner class.  All drivers will score points towards the overall table, drivers who have scored 1 or less podiums will be in the novice class, new drivers will score towards the beginner class.  There will be championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices & top 3 beginners at the final round.

It would be advisable that the participants have used the track several times to familiarise themselves with the layout of the circuit and performance of the karts.  There will be a minimum weight limit of 9 stone, drivers less than this will carry lead weights on their kart.

The dates for each round are as follows:

  • Sunday 15th April
  • Sunday 13th May
  • Sunday 10th June
  • Sunday 15th July
  • Sunday 12th August
  • Sunday 2nd September

Signing on starts at 9:30am, racing starts at 10am!

The cost of each event will be £40, to book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  Each round will be limited to 30 drivers so booking is essential to avoid disappointment, a deposit may be required.

New for 2018 is the optional practice sessions, this is a 12 min session prior to the actual GP event, cost £10, sign on 9am.  This is limited to 30 drivers so please book 01544318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk

WINTER ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017/18

WINTER ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP 2017/18

 

Herefordshire Raceway endurance championship is designed for teams of between 2-3 drivers. Teams will be required to make driver and kart changes, using teamwork and consistency to win the race.

 

The championship will consist of 5 rounds with your best 4 scores counting towards the championship table, however you do not have to enter every round.  There will be championship awards for top three at the end of the season.  There will be a novice championship for inexperienced teams.

 

Each round will consists of a 15 minute practice/qualifying followed by a 60 minute race.   There will be a minimum weight limit of 13 stone, drivers under this will be required to carry lead weight.

 

The dates for each round are as follows:

  • Sunday 12th November
  • Sunday 3rd December
  • Sunday 7th January
  • Sunday 18th February
  • Sunday 4th March

 

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

 

Minimum age to compete is 14 years old unless permission from race director Chris Powell.

 

The cost of each event will be £90 per team, to book call 01544318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk

Winter Junior Karting Championship 2017/18

Winter Junior Karting Championship 2017/18

 

The Herefordshire Raceway junior karting championship for children aged between 8 to 16 years is the best place for youngsters to test their skills against the best young drivers in Herefordshire.   

 

The championship will consists of 5 rounds with your best 4 scores counting towards the championship table, the highest points scorer over the series will be crowned Herefordshire Raceway Junior Winter Champion!!

 

Each event consists of 2 x 7 minute heats, these are both preceded with a 5 lap qualfying session. The heats determine where you start for the 10 min final.  Championship points and trophies will be awarded on positions in the final.

There will be 3 classes, overall class, novice class & a beginner class.  All drivers will score points towards the overall table, drivers who have scored 1 or less podiums will be in the novice class, new drivers will score towards the beginner class.  There will be championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices at the final round & top beginner.

 

It would be advisable that the participants have used the track several times to familiarise themselves with the layout of the circuit and performance of the karts. Please note, a minimum weight will be set at the 1st round.

 

The dates for each round are as follows:

  • Sunday 12th November
  • Sunday 3rd December
  • Sunday 7th January
  • Sunday 18th February
  • Sunday 4th March

 

The cost of each event will be £35, to book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  Each round will be limited to 15 drivers so booking is essential to avoid disappointment, a deposit may be required.  Signing on is between 9:30am and 10am, racing starts at 10am!

Summer karting school for kids – 2017

SUMMER KARTING SCHOOL FOR KIDS

Ideal for the next Lewis Hamilton or the complete beginner! Learn how to improve your lap time, how to overtake and defend your position, finally competing in a small event to test your skills.

The school will consist of 4 consecutive days during a week of the Easter holidays. Arrival at 9:30am and lasting for 2 hours, we will teach all the basics of karting followed by continuous assessment to improve their skills. The final day will be a race event with the winners taking home a trophy.

Courses will be limited to 12 children so each child can have full attention, with ages starting at 8 to 16 years old, minimum height 1.3m.

Dates for the course:

Tuesday July 25th – Friday 28th July

Tuesday August 1st – Friday August 4th

Tuesday August 8th – Friday August 11th

Tuesday August 15th – Friday August 18th

Tuesday August 22nd – Friday August 25th

Cost is £110 for the week, ring 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk for more details or to book your place on the grid!

OPEN GRAND PRIX CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

OPEN GRAND PRIX CHAMPIONSHIP 2017

 

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 info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  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.

 

Junior Karting Championship 2017

Junior Karting Championship 2017

The Junior Karting Championship is the ultimate hobby is for junior karters aged 8-16 years!! This is the best way to test and develop your skills as an up and coming karter!!

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 Junior Champion!!

Each event consists of 2 x 7 minute heats, these are both preceded with a 5 lap qualfying session. The heats determine where you start for the 10 min final. Championship points and trophies will be awarded on positions in the final.
There will be 3 classes, overall class, novice class & a beginner class. All drivers will score points towards the overall table, drivers who have scored 1 or less podiums will be in the novice class, new drivers will score towards the beginner class. There will be championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices at the final round & top beginner.

It would be advisable that the participants have used the track several times to familiarise themselves with the layout of the circuit and performance of the karts. Please note, a minimum weight will be set at the 1st round.

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 9:30am, racing starts at 10am!

The cost of each event will be £35, to book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk. Each round will be limited to 20 drivers so booking is essential to avoid disappointment, a deposit may be required.

Bored children during school holidays……..

Bored children during school holidays……..

 

If you are looking for activities to occupy your children during the school holidays then look no further.  Herefordshire raceway offers great karting events from 8 years old upwards.  We can accommodate individuals, families or larger groups.

more details here http://www.herefordshireraceway.org.uk/arrive-and-drive/

Or for the ultimate experience why not book your youngster on one of our racing schools! http://www.herefordshireraceway.org.uk/summer-karting-school-2015/