The 45 Solo Grand Prix is a 45-minute test of stamina for individual drivers. It is a 2* rated race, ideal for drivers with limited karting experience
This 2* race uses RT8 karts on the full International Circuit. A 10-minute Practice/Qualifying session is followed by a 45-minute race to the flag. These events are one-off races to suit those who want to race competitively but without the pressure of a full championship series. Trophies are awarded to the top three finishers.
The minimum age to take part is 16 (16 & 17 year-olds must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 plus). No previous driving experience. The minimum height to safely operate our karts is 5ft (152cm) and the maximum height is 6’4” (195cm).
The total time at the circuit is approximately 2 hrs from your arrival to departure.
18:45 Arrival & Registration
19:15 Safety Briefing
19:45 10 Minute Practice/Qualifying
20:05 45 Minute Race
21:00 Presentation of Awards
Please bring comfortable clothing and suitable footwear, preferably trainers or similar flat shoes. All the safety equipment necessary will be provided.
Please check the weather forecast before you travel and pack a change of clothes if rain looks likely. Only in the most extreme weather conditions (i.e. ice or snow) will there be a possibility of your session being postponed or cancelled.
In light of the latest government guidance, we have implemented strict new precautions to ensure the safety of you and the team. Before you book your session, it is important that you read through and understand the following information.
Social distancing measures will be mandatory during your visit. The precautions we have taken will impact the way you move around Buckmore Park and there will be signage to help guide you. It is imperative that you follow social distancing measures at all times. We expect customers / drivers (to stick to government guidelines) to bring a mask to be worn when inside any of the buildings.
If you have or have had any symptoms of COVID-19 (high temperature, a new continuous cough, loss or change to your sense of smell or taste) within the last 14 days, please do not complete your booking. Follow NHS guidance.
We encourage you bring your own racewear, including: Race Suit, Helmet & Gloves. If you do wish to use your own, the helmet must comply to British Standard or EU equivalent. Suits must be one piece overalls or bike leathers. Gloves must be full finger. If you do not have your own equipment then you can use our equipment and there are also options to purchase your own balaclavas and gloves on the day if you would like to.
If you would like to find out more about the new measures in place please click here
All payments made are non-refundable, it may be possible to transfer your booking, but, it would be subject to an admin fee.