SUMMER / WINTER 2020/21

KARTING CHAMPIONSHIPS

HEREFORDSHIRE RACEWAY

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About the eventS

Junior & Adult Championships
Junior Time Trials

Herefordshire Raceway runs and is involved with several hire kart championship racing series across the year – both adults & juniors. 

These are designed to be either a hobby or stepping stone to greater things but at a reasonable cost.

Whatever your karting experience, there will be a championship suitable for you. If you would like to talk to us to find out more about the races and lap times involved, please call or email us and we will respond to any questions you may have. 

Full safety briefing, helmets, gloves and neck braces are available at all our racing events. 

 

Your lap times and places will be displayed on a digital score sheet on the large screen in our race centre, so you, your team mates, rivals and friends and family can view your standing during and after each heat. 

The final results table will be available for you to view on the day and subsequently online. 

All race days will finish with a prize-giving ceremony for 1st, 2nd & 3rd places, and a FINAL CEREMONY will be held after the final race and the WINNERS announced. 

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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 consist 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!!

FORMAT

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 2 classes, overall class & a novice class.  All drivers will score points towards the overall table, drivers who have scored 1 podium or less will be in the novice class. 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 9 stone, drivers less than this will carry lead weights on their kart.  Karts will be on full twin engine power.

Beginner Class (formally Time Trial championship)

The beginner class will run as a separate event.  This is a great way for new karters to build experience before they enter the main junior championship.

Each event will consist of 3 x 8min sessions against the clock followed by a 5 min final.  The fastest average lap time over the 3 session will determine the final starting positions.  Championship points will be award for average lap times with bonus points available for the final. 

The performance of the karts will be adjusted to suit the experience of the junior driver, karts will not be weighted.

The dates for each round are as follows:

  • Sunday 12th July
  • Sunday 2nd August
  • Sunday 16th August
  • Sunday 6th September
  • Sunday 20th September
  • Sunday 4th October

Signing on starts at 9:30am, racing starts at 10am, event will finish by 12 midday.

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 championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices & top 3 beginners at the final round. 

The cost of each event will be £40.  To book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  Entries to each round will be limited so booking and advanced payment is essential to avoid disappointment.

 Optional practice sessions – this is a 10 min session prior to the actual GP event, cost £10, sign on 9:15am.  This is limited to 20 drivers so please book 01544318334.

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, novice class & a beginner 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 novice class, new and less experienced drivers will score towards the beginner class.  There will be championship awards for top three overall, top 3 novices & top 3 beginners.  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 12th July
  • Sunday 2nd August
  • Sunday 16th August
  • Sunday 6th September
  • Sunday 20th September
  • Sunday 4th October

Signing on starts at 2.30pm, with racing to commence at 3pm, event will last up to 2 hours.

The cost of each event will be £50, to book call 01544 318334 or email info@herefordshireraceway.org.uk.  Entries to each round will be limited so booking and advanced payment is essential to avoid disappointment.

 Optional practice sessions – this is a 10 min session prior to the actual Open GP event, cost £10, sign on 2pm.  This is limited to 20 drivers so please book 01544318334.

 

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Do you love driving fast and battling for a podium place, then championship racing is for you – ENTER NOW!

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