Quick Start Guide TO KARTING 

Welcome to the exhilarating world of karting! If you're looking to get started and immerse yourself in this thrilling sport, you've come to the right place. This guide provides a straightforward pathway to kickstart your karting journey. 

1. Discover Your Local Track 

Before diving into the world of karting, the first step is to find a track near you. Not sure where to start? Use local directories or search online for karting tracks in your vicinity. Once you've located a track, book a 'turn up and drive' session. This session is designed for beginners, offering an easy entry point without any commitments. 
 
Tip: Some tracks offer family sessions. This is a great opportunity to bond with your loved ones and introduce them to the sport! 

2. Join the Karting Tracks Academy 

Once you've got the taste of the track, and you feel the adrenaline rush, look into joining an academy. Many tracks have their academies where newcomers can get more structured training. Here, you'll learn the basics, the dos and don'ts, and get to race using the track's equipment. 

3. Level Up: The Owner Driver Track Day 

Feeling confident and looking to take things up a notch? Consider the owner driver track day. As the name suggests, this is for those who have their equipment and want to test their skills on the track. It offers a deeper experience and brings you closer to the professional world of karting. 
 
Remember: Always liaise with your club or academy. Their insights and guidance are invaluable, helping you make the most of the owner driver experience. 

4. Join the Community 

One of the best aspects of karting is its vibrant community. The paddock, an area where racers and their teams hang out, is buzzing with enthusiasts. Everyone has been a beginner once, and most seasoned racers and their families are more than willing to offer advice, share experiences, and welcome newcomers. Engage, ask questions, and immerse yourself in the community. 

5. Safety First, Enjoyment Always 

While the world of karting is vast, and there are many avenues to explore, remember the two cardinal rules: Safety and Enjoyment. Always prioritize your safety, follow track guidelines, wear appropriate gear, and maintain your kart. And most importantly, enjoy every moment on and off the track! 
 
Embarking on your karting journey is thrilling, and this guide is just the beginning. As you delve deeper, you'll discover championships, various karting categories, and a world filled with speed and excitement. Happy Racing! 

Contact Autumn GET IN TOUCH 

Get in touch for more information about Go Karting in Kent and how to survive as a parent! 
 
Email: enquiries@autumnracegirl.com 
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