Kids Karting Lessons (8-15 yrs)From £49.00
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- Professional Instructors
- Safe and fun day
- Kids 8-15 years old
- Novices to Advanced experiences available
Kids Karting lessons for age 8-15 years, is suitable for beginners to advanced karting drivers. Learn the art of kart racing, at Three Sisters Circuit, Wigan. The ARKS instructors of the Bill Sisley Junior Kart School help young drivers learn the art of kart racing in a structured manner and a safe environment. Available for ages 8-11 yrs (Cadet) and 12-15 yrs (Junior), there are three levels of tuition, starting with the Novice Kart Lesson, moving onto the Intermediate Kart Lesson, and continuing with Advanced Training.
Novice Kart Lesson (£49 pp): 2-hour lesson, safety briefing, in-depth track-walk, 10-minute karting sessions, debrief.
Intermediate Kart Lesson (£49 pp): 90-minute lesson, safety briefing, 10-minute intense karting sessions, debrief.
Advanced Kart Training (£49 pp): 90-minute lesson, safety briefing, 10-minute intense karting sessions, personalised debrief.
Please note that if a driver intends to wear a race helmet provided by the circuit, they are also required to wear a balaclava. Please either bring one with you, or you can purchase one at reception for £2.50.
The Three Sisters Circuit in Wigan is one of the UK’s most challenging race circuits. The North West’s most challenging outdoor race track and go karting circuit.
The novice level requires no previous experience. This 2-hour introductory session includes a track-walk and covers basic driving theory and skills. Once completed, and provided the instructor is happy in the child’s progress, the driver is able to move up to the Intermediate level.
The intermediate lesson lasts for 90 minutes and introduces drivers to concepts of racecraft and advanced driving techniques through a number of intense, 10-minute sessions. Provided the instructor is happy in the child’s progress, the driver is able to move up to advanced training.
Advanced one-to-one training provides in-depth, personalised race tuition through a series of intense, 10-minute sessions throughout the 90-minute lesson. Advanced training is available at any stage of a driver’s karting journey from rookie to championship winner.
Three Sisters Local Nature Reserve, aside from featuring a boating lake and picnic area, also boasts a thriving wildlife wetland. An extensive network of footpaths attracts walkers, cyclists and even horse riders. It is also home to one of the UK’s most exciting race circuits.
Notable motorsport celebrities associated with the circuit include Neil Hodgson, who won the 2000 British Superbike Championship – his first win came in 1990 at the Three Sisters Circuit. The circuit was also one of five to be chosen to host the 2006 season for McLaren Mercedes’ Champions of the Future, a series aimed at creating an environment in which young, aspiring drivers from all backgrounds could excel. The class champions that year were Formula 1 superstar Lewis Hamilton (Cadet), Andrew Delahunty (Yamaha), and German Touring Car champion Gary Paffett (Intercontinental).
Licensed by Motorsport UK and the Auto-Cycle Union (ACU), the Three Sisters outdoor race circuit in Wigan, Lancashire, is less than 45 minutes from Manchester, Liverpool, Warrington, Runcorn, Bolton, Ellesmere Port, Blackburn, Rochdale, Preston and Southport.
- For ages 8-15 years
- Biz 120cc Honda powered single-engine karts
- All equipment supplied, adjustable seat and pedals
- Minimum height 1.2m
- Vouchers valid for 12 months and must be booked within the 12 month period
Address: Three Sisters Circuit, Three Sisters Road, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan