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KartSTART - Lithgow (Combined Districts Kart Club)
KartSTART - Lithgow (Combined Districts Kart Club)

Sun, 19 May


Combined Districts Kart Club - Lithgow

KartSTART - Lithgow (Combined Districts Kart Club)

A great introduction to Karting!! Ages 6+

Time & Location

19 May 2024, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

Combined Districts Kart Club - Lithgow , Oakley Forest Rd, Marrangaroo NSW 2790, Australia

About the event

This is so much more than just driving a REAL race kart, this is a kick start into the world of Go Kart Racing! Every KartSTART Participant gets the following FREE to help start their karting journey:

  • 6 month Karting Licence
  • 6 month Club Membership
  • KartSTART Balaclava
  • Pair of KartSTART Gloves
  • Tutelage from our Expert Instructors before and after you drive our REAL RACE KARTS!
  • Expert advice to help you get started in the world of go kart racing. 

Unleash your inner racer with KNSW KartSTART! Fuel your curiosity, ignite your passion, and experience the thrill of karting like never before. Join us in making your karting dreams a reality!  Our program is designed for those taking their very first steps into karting. No prior experience needed!

KartSTART Event Run Plan: Your Journey into Karting

Welcome to a day filled with excitement, adrenaline, and unforgettable memories at the KartSTART event! Here's a breakdown of the step-by-step process participants will go through during their time at the event:

1. Arrival and Registration:

· Participants arrive at the designated event location.

· Check-in at the registration desk to receive event materials and a schedule for the day.

· Collect safety gear, including helmets and other necessary equipment.

2. Welcome and Introduction:

· Gather in the designated area for a warm welcome and introduction to the KartSTART program.

· Meet the instructors who will guide participants through the events activities.

· Receive an overview of the program and what to expect.

3. Karting Basics Session:

· Engage in an informative session covering the basics of karting.

· Learn about different types of karts, their components, and the safety gear.

· Gain insights into track rules, signals, and karting etiquette.

4. Safety Briefing:

· Attend a comprehensive safety briefing led by experienced instructors.

· Learn about proper karting posture, helmet fitting, and other safety protocols.

· Understand the importance of safety on and off the track.

5. Kart Familiarisation:

· Participants are introduced to the karts they will be driving.

· Get familiar with the kart's controls, pedals, steering wheel, and safety features.

6. Hands-On Karting Experience:

· Receive personalised instruction on entering and exiting the kart safely.

· Learn about acceleration, braking, steering, and proper kart control techniques.

· Experience the thrill of driving a kart on the track for the first time.

7.  Break (BYO food):

· Enjoy a well-deserved break to refuel and recharge.

· Connect with fellow participants and share your experiences so far.

8. Skill Refinement:

· Return to the track for more practice, focusing on honing your skills.

9. Understanding from an Official's Point of View:

· Engage with karting officials who share insights on what they observe during races.

· Learn about key factors officials consider, including clean racing, adherence to rules, and sportsmanship.

· Gain an understanding of how officials ensure fair competition and safety on the track.

10. Debrief and Q&A:

· Gather for a debriefing session to discuss the events activities.

· Ask questions and seek further guidance from instructors.

· Receive feedback and tips on how to improve your karting skills.

11. Community Building:

· Connect with fellow participants, instructors, and KartSTART staff.

· Share your experiences, swap stories, and forge new friendships.

12. Conclusion and Farewell:

· Wrap up the event with a sense of accomplishment and newfound knowledge.

· Receive certificates of participation and commemorative items.

· Say farewell to your fellow participants, instructors, and the KartSTART team.

13. Ongoing Journey:

· Leave the event with a newfound passion for karting.

· Explore opportunities to continue your karting journey, from local clubs to advanced training programs.

Remember, each KartSTART event is designed to provide you with an immersive and hands-on experience that will ignite your passion for karting. We're excited to have you on board and can't wait to see you embrace the thrill of the track!

Note: The specific activities and schedule may vary depending on the event location and program details. Please refer to the provided schedule and instructions during the event.

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