Buckmore Park

Grand Prix Series R1 - 3 Hour
Sat 16th March 2024
Arrival Time
RT10 Rookie Team Price
RT10 Pro Team Price
Experience required
Ideal for those with some karting experience

Grand Prix Series R1 - 3 Hour

Note: This event can only be booked on the phone. Please call 01634 201562 to book.

Part of the Grand Prix Race Series consisting of a number of 3 and 6 hour team events. This race is a 2* event using our 390cc Sodi karts starting with a 30-minute qualifying session followed by a 3-hour continuous race.

Key Information


A 30-minute qualifying session is followed by a non-stop 3-hour racing featuring driver changes & fuel stops .


The Grand Prix Series is divided into categories. The “Pro” Class is for experienced drivers/teams looking to compete in a Championship. The “Rookie” class is for less experienced drivers & teams. One-off entries are welcome in both classes. Trophies are awarded to the top 3 teams in each class.

The Pro Class has an added requirement. All drivers in that class must meet a minimum weight of 70kg. Weights will be checked during each event. For further details on how to achieve the minimum weight, please contact us.

Participant Restrictions

The minimum age to take part is 16 (16 & 17 year-olds must be accompanied by an adult aged 18 plus). The minimum height to safely operate our karts is 5ft (152cm) and the maximum height is 6’4” (195cm).

No experience is necessary to enter the “Rookie” class but in order to race in the “Pro” class we recommend teams have some previous racing experience.


We recommend two to six drivers per team.


The total time at the circuit is approximately 6 hrs from your arrival to departure.


12:30 Arrival & Registration

13:15 Drivers Briefing

14:00 30 Minute Practice/Qualifying

14:45 3-Hour Race

18:00 Presentation of Awards

Championship Details

The Series is collectively 5 rounds of the 3hr & 2 rounds of the 6hr races of which the best 5 rounds count toward the championship. Standalone entries are welcome.

Dates in the series

Saturday 16th March 3 hour Grand Prix - Round 1

Saturday 25th May 3 Hour Grand Prix - Round 2

Saturday 15th June 6 Hour Grand Prix - Round 3 11:30 arrival

Saturday 20th July 3 Hour Grand Prix - Round 4

Sunday 11th August 6 Hour Grand Prix - Round 5 11:30 arrival

Saturday 14th September 3 Hour Grand Prix - Round 6

Saturday 19th October 3 Hour Grand Prix - Round 7


Spectators are welcome. We have a state-of-the-art clubhouse facility featuring a Café serving hot and cold food, and an upper tier balcony which provides a dynamic view of the whole circuit.


The cafe will be open during the session for the purchase of hot and cold refreshments.

Dress Code

Please bring comfortable clothing and suitable footwear, preferably trainers or similar flat shoes. All the safety equipment necessary will be provided.


We operate in all weathers so 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.


All payments made are non-refundable, it may be possible to transfer your booking, but it would be subject to an admin fee.