• Group Karting Events
    GROUP KARTING EVENTS
    A great mixture of Endurance, Sprint and Grand Prix group Karting events
  • Group Karting Events
    GROUP KARTING EVENTS
    Competetive Kart racing events for groups of 6-40 people

Group Karting Events

from £34pp

Fast thrilling fun for 6-40 drivers!

Our group karting events are perfect for sports teams, works days out, stag and hen parties or just having karting fun with your friends and family. High adrenaline racing and maximum fun!

Your Group Karting Choices

25 Lap Sprint Race from 12 years min height 5’2” (157cm)
50 Lap Sprint Race from 16 years min height 5’2” (157cm)
Grand Prix from 16 years min height 5’2” (157cm)
Grand Prix with extended Laps from 16 years min height 5’2” (157cm)
Endurance Race from 16 years min height 5’2” (157cm)

SELECT ONE OF OUR GREAT PACKAGES BELOW

AND CUSTOMISE YOUR GROUP KARTING EVENT

25 Lap Sprint Race

Sprint races are aimed at groups of 6 to 11 people. Take to the track for a practice session to get a feel for the track and set your best lap time, the fastest lap will clinch pole position for the main race. Next, it’s time to take your position on the grid and wait for the green light! Your Sprint Race is a non-stop competition over 25 laps - Who will be the winner and take the chequered flag?

  • All drivers fully kitted out in full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces
  • NKA approved track safety briefing
  • All drivers take part in a practice session to determine grid positions
  • Straight 25 lap race from start-finish
  • Podium presentation with Knockhill Karting Trophy and bubbly spraying for the winner.
  • Lap times printed out for each driver to take home

Visiting time approximately 1 hours


50 Lap Sprint Race

The same great format as the 25 Lap sprint race with double the laps and double the fun! A practice session to determine your place on the grid and a flat out race over 50 Laps, the winner takes all!

  • All drivers fully kitted out in full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces
  • NKA approved track safety briefing
  • All drivers take part in a practice session to determine grid positions
  • Straight 25 lap race from start-finish
  • Podium presentation with Knockhill Karting Trophy and bubbly spraying for the winner.
  • Lap times printed out for each driver to take home

Visiting time approximately 1.5 hours


Endurance Race

Our favourite group event to host! With lots of friendly competition and even more banter between the teams it’s always a great atmosphere. Competing in teams of 2 - 4 drivers you will race for 100, 150 or 200 laps. Your challenge is to work together as a team to become the fasted pairing, trio or quartet out on track. Team tactics, driver changeovers and team choice are all key to becoming the winners and lifting the Knockhill winner's trophy!

  • All drivers fully kitted out in full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces
  • NKA approved track safety briefing
  • All drivers take part in a practice session to determine grid positions
  • Race to the finish with team tactics and driver changeovers
  • Podium presentation with Knockhill Karting Trophy and bubbly spraying for the winning team
  • Lap times printed out for each driver to take home

Final numbers determine the team numbers and laps per race, please see table below

Minimum age 16 years

12-22 Drivers (2 Drivers per team) 100 Lap Endurance Race Approx. 2.5hrs
23-33 Drivers (3 Drivers per team) 150 Lap Endurance Race Approx. 3hrs
34-40 Drivers (4 Drivers per team) 200 Lap Endurance Race Approx. 3.5hrs

Grand Prix

A competitive group event with an outright winner! Suitable of groups of 12 - 40 drivers your Grand Prix Event will see you race your way through practice, heats, semi-final and for the fastest - a grand final! Once you are suited and booted, it’s off to the track for your practice session. The competition begins early and continues throughout your heats and semi-finals. Drivers with the most points will race for glory in the grand final.

  • All drivers fully kitted out in full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces.
  • NKA approved track safety briefing.
  • All drivers take part in a practice session to determine grid positions.
  • 3 x 5 lap heats to gain vital points.
  • 8 Lap semi-final for all drivers
  • Top drivers qualify for the 10 lap Grand final
  • Podium presentation with Knockhill Karting Trophy and bubbly spraying for the winner.
  • Lap times printed out for each driver to take home.

Visiting time approximately 2-4 hours dependant on your final numbers


Grand Prix Extended Laps

Another great event suitable for 12-40 drivers with the same format as out Grand Prix event with even more track time, extended heats, extra laps in the semi’s and a 15 Lap grandfinal should be more than enough karting time to determine the outright winner of your event!

  • All drivers fully kitted out in full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces.
  • NKA approved track safety briefing.
  • All drivers take part in a practice session to determine grid positions.
  • 3 x 8 lap heats to gain vital points
  • 10 Lap semi final for all drivers
  • Top drivers qualify for the 15 lap Grand final
  • Podium presentation with Knockhill Karting Trophy and bubbly spraying for the winner.
  • Lap times printed out for each driver to take home.

Visiting time approximately 2-4 hours dependant on your final numbers

Q. My numbers are less than I booked for, is this ok?

Yes! We may suggest an alternative format if your numbers are significantly reduced, this will allow us to provide the best activity based on your numbers. Unfortunately you will forfeit their deposit(s).

Q. Is the event exclusive to my kart group?

Grand Prix and Endurance Race events require a minimum of 30 drivers to become an exclusive track booking. If your group is below 30 you may be joined by other groups taking part in the same type of karting event, this is subject to demand and availability. Sprint races are always exclusive to your group.

Q. Do I need to book?

We always highly recommend pre booking, especially for weekends allowing 2-4 weeks’ notice. We do also accept on the day bookings subject to availability and it’s worth giving us a call to check if we have any short notice availability.

Q. How do I book?

You can call us on 01383 723337. A 50% non-refundable deposit is required for all bookings. The full balance will be due in full on or before the day of the event.

Q. Can I add other people to my booking?

Yes!

Q. How much notice do I have to give if I need to cancel my karting event or move the date?

Your voucher and any deposit paid at time of booking is non-refundable and you will forfeit this voucher and deposit should you choose not to continue with your booking. We are happy to change your booking to an alternative date without penalty provided you can give us 14 days’ notice.

Q. Is the Track exclusive to my booking?

Not always, unless your booking meets the maximum allowed in a session, there may be other people out on track with you.

Q. Will I receive confirmation of my karting booking?

Yes. Once your booking has been secured we will send you an email confirmation containing details of your event, please check this as soon as you receive it and advise us of any changes. If you would prefer, this can be sent to you by post.

Q. What if the weather is bad?

We are an outdoor venue and are very experienced and set up to run in wet weather. We provide all drivers with full waterproof suits offering extra protection from the rain. If the weather becomes extreme and affects the safety of your event we may have to postpone and reschedule your event. We always attempt to contact you at the earliest opportunity and rebook for another date suitable for you.

Q. Will I be entitled to a refund if my kart event is cancelled due to the weather?

The event is non-refundable; however we will endeavour to find a new date that is convenient for you.

Q. What happens if I pick the wrong event or wish to change the event once booked?

You can change the format of your event as long as we have availability to accommodate your request. If you choose an event of a lesser value, the difference in price would be non-refundable.

Q. Can family/friends come along to spectate?

Yes, the more the merrier. There is indoor and outdoor viewing area. We also have a children’s play park beside the kart centre. Please check with us for opening hours. Unfortunately Dogs are not allowed at the circuit due to motorsport regulations.

Q. How early should I arrive at Knockhill Karting Centre?

You must arrive at least 20 mins before your booked time to allow for safety briefing and to get suited up so you are ready to start for your booked time. Late arrival may result in a loss of Tracktime.

Q. Is there an age/height restriction?

Our LR5 Cadet Karts are suitable for ages 8+ with a minimum height of 4'2" (127cm). Our GT5 Pro Karts are suitable for ages 12+ with a minimum height of 5'2" (157cm) Group Karting Events are available for drivers aged 16 years and older. Younger drivers from 12 years old may take part in an exclusive Sprint Race Event.

Q. Is there a weight restriction?

We work with an advised maximum weight of approximately 18 stone for Karting activities.

Q. What sort of clothes/footwear is best?

Please dress for comfort and the outdoors. Flat shoes are required for Karting, high heels, sandals, platform shoes and work boots are not permitted. Drivers may be refused if appropriate footwear is not worn and unfortunately no refund will be given. We will provide you with full race suits, helmets, gloves and neck braces as standard. Waterproof outer suits will be provided in wet weather.

Q. Need More Help?

Please call us on 01383 723337 and we will be happy to answer all your questions. Our sales and booking team are available 7 days a week from 9am - 5pm