How to Start Karting

How to Start Karting


Start karting with Rookie Racing. Starting out in kart racing can be very overwhelming, there are probably so many questions going through your head at the moment. What class should my child race in? Do I need to buy a kart now? What kart shall I buy? What about training and licencing? Here at Rookie Racing we want to make your journey into karting as smooth and simple as possible. 

We can offer a fully experienced and non-biased advisory service on all aspects of starting-up. You’ll receive help on choosing the right class, kart, engine and equipment. To start with, you can hire equipment off us before you make any big purchases and to make sure your child is really passionate about the sport you can are more than welcome to hire our up to spec race karts for as long as you wish!

First things first, we’ll make sure you and your child know all the safety aspects of karting, along with any rules and regulations.

Once your set up, the fun really begins. Our team will coach your child in order for them to gain their ARKS license and get them race-ready. The first race meeting can be a daunting experience, but rest assured we will be there to guide and encourage your child through every stage of the process; ensuring they are on the grid on-time, complying with all rules and regulations and all karts and suits are in full working order. Our sessions are split into classes and experience, so don't worry, as your child will always be out with drivers at similar experience level.

Begin your first steps into karting with Rookie Racing, we promise you’ll have a blast!