Drivers 8 years old through 12 years old are welcome to participate in the Cadet Karting Course. All drivers must be at least 4'5" (53 inches) tall in order to drive.
This introductory half day course offers young drivers a chance to experiece what racing is all about. Drivers learn basic techniques, driving lines, and more by working with our team of excellent driving instructors.
The Grand Prix Karts are equipped with adjustable seats and pedals, a full wrap around bumper system, a protective roll bar and seat belts. Powered by a 9hp engine these karts can achieve speeds in excess of 40mph on the kart track.
Half Day Course
Learning to race at the Simraceway Performance Driving Center International Karting Center begins with our Sprint Kart classes in Rotax powered machines. Drivers get oriented to karts and track while performing exercises related to improving driver skill. Elgible for drivers 13+ for all the Sprint Kart classes.
This half day program is structured for beginner kart drivers. The drivers of the Intro to Karting program work on basic fundamentals and technique throughout their day at the track. In this course drivers will learn the art of taking the proper racing line through sequences of corners, proper braking methods, acceleration, cornering forces and gaining an understanding of vehicle balance.
The Intro to Karting includes not only time behind the wheel, but time working with our team of professional driving instructors. Drivers are coached through the day after every session on track in order to optimize their ability to improve and gain consistency as a driver.
This full day program is structured for beginner kart drivers. The drivers of the Techniques of Karting program work on basic fundamentals and technique throughout their day at the track. In this course drivers will learn the art of taking the proper racing line through sequences of corners, proper braking methods, acceleration, cornering forces and gaining an understanding of vehicle balance.
The Techniques of Karting includes not only time behind the wheel, but time working with our team of professional driving instructors. Drivers are coached through the day after every session on track in order to optimize their ability to improve and gain consistency as a driver.
Graduates of the Techniques of Karting program are now eligible to enroll in our Advanced Sprint Karting course. This class is designed to build upon technique and skill attained in the previous program to build fast and confident drivers.
The instructors will become very detail oriented with their feedbck for the drivers in the Advanced Karting Course. At this point every tenth of a second matters and the instructors want to see the drivers get the most out of the racing kart.
The afternoon sessions in the Advanced Karting Course are timed and drivers will receive print outs of lap times after each session on track. The lap times are a valuable tool. Lap times allow drivers to see the effects of practicing new lines or making adjustemnts in their driving technique.
Full Day Course
Ready for more? The Kart Racing Course introduces wheel-to-wheel competitive kart racing. Students of the Kart Racing Course will learn all about passing, racecraft, anticipation techniques, qualifying, how to start a sprint race, and real competitive racing for position.
Students finish this long day of driving with a qualifying session, which sets the grid for a mock race. Graduation from the Kart Racing Course makes students eligible for the wheel-to-wheel competition of the Arrive & Drive Series.
This is our championship kart racing series! You can race wheel to wheel with competitors in a full season of kart racing for points, the championship title and prizes. Drivers race in equally prepared karts and we provide everything you will need to go racing: you simply arrive and drive, while we do the rest.
Contact one of our sales team members today for more information and pricing! You can buy the whole season to save a spot in each event, or pay per race.
Championship Racing Season
The Driver Development Course is designed for drivers who are looking to improve their racing abilities by driving wheel-to-wheel with a professional driver. In this full day, instense course, you spend your time working on any aspect of driving or racing needed to step up your skillset.
Past students have gained comfort in their ability to pass under braking, racing two wide through corners, and honing in on consistency and fast lap times all while right along side, in front of, or behind one of our world class karting instructors. The DDC is designed to get you up to race winning pace and providies an excellent knowledge base of racecraft and fast paced decision making while on track.
Prices and dates for the DDC are available by contacting a member of our sales team.
Lapping days are for graduates of our KRC or for drivers with actual outdoor sprint kart racing experience. Our lapping days feature four driving sessions on track with lap times recorded in our Rotax powered Sprint Karts. Lapping days also provide debriefing sessions in our classroom with professional driving instructors.
Half Day Course