Can adults do go karting?
Getting into karting as an adult pretty much starts the same way as it does for all ages – the first step is to get down to your local track and have a go. The professional staff at all our tracks will talk you through everything you need to know, including how to drive a go kart as well as some handy racing tips.
What age are go karts for?
Minimum age for a child kart is 8 and children also need to have an inside leg measurement of 25 inches. Minimum age for an adult kart is 12 years old.
Is Karting an expensive hobby?
Karting is expensive. A racing kart will cost around $8000, plus $1000 for a decent set of gear. If you are going to participate in championships, there are extra costs such as entry fees, fuel, consumables, repairs, and travel. This brings the cost to around $11,000 for a year of competition.
Can you go go karting without an adult?
All drivers aged under 16 years old, must have an adult over the age of 18 to sign them in. Any drivers under 16 years old without an adult present, will be unable to race. We recommend drivers wear soft shoes. Trainers are ideal, open toe footwear and high heels are NOT ALLOWED!
How fast is a 500cc go-kart?
Speeds of the 400-500cc go karts reach the top end of what is recommended for these buggies near almost 60 MPH. The durable construction is able to transport up to 500 lbs. of cargo without sluggish performance while the manufacturers continue to keep an eye on safety innovations and implementations.
How fast can a 3000w go-kart go?
What Size Electric Motor Do I Need for My Go Kart?
|Motor Output||Driver Weight||Speed (MPH)|
|1,600 W||180 lbs (81.65 kg)||31.3 mph|
|1,800 W||180 lbs (81.65 kg)||32.8 mph|
|2,000 W||180 lbs (81.65 kg)||34.2 mph|
|3,000 W||180 lbs (81.65 kg)||39.8 mph|
Is there a weight limit for go karts?
A: No, there is not a weight limit. The karts can handle anyone who fits, and we have had racers as tall as 7-foot, two-inches races at Pole Position Raceway.
What do you wear for go karting?
Wear comfortable clothing that you can feasibly sit and stretch in – nothing too loose or that you’d be precious about getting mucky, just simple jeans and a T-shirt will do. Trainers are the best footwear for racing in – you won’t be allowed to race in anything with an open toe or heels.