So you’re ready to come testing… AWESOME!!! But you need to have the correct equipment before you go out on track!
Firstly, you must have your own kart. It needs to be in a safe condition and track worthy! If you’re not sure then please, please, please ask. We’ll gladly go over it. We will NOT allow any kart out that’s isn’t deemed safe. This is for your child’s benefit, as well as everyone else on track!!!
Bambino class can only run either a Comer C50 or Bambino Iame engine. Cadets can run a Honda GX160, Comer or IAME engine.
One of the most important parts. This MUST be a full faced crash helmet. Remember, when buying your child a crash helmet, remember… they only have one head!!!. Take your time deciding, make sure it fits properly. Once you’ve decided, then pick the colour they want!!!
Once you have decided on a helmet make sure you get a good neckbrace. These come in different shapes and sizes so make sure you take your shiney, new crash helmet with you to ensure a good fit once the helmets on!
Make sure its a good, strong suit! This is the only thing protecting your child from the the elements, as well as their surroundings!!!
another important part of safety equipment. Remember, when purchasing the racesuit, make sure there’s enough ‘give’ in it to ensure a rib protector can be worn comfortably.
last part!!! These will protect your children’s hands from the elements and surroundings. Make sure they are good quality!!!
What else you need to do before your session.
Decide which day you’re coming and CHECK THE WEATHER. Be prepared for rain…this is England after all. If you’re running a Cadet chassis (Bambinos run an all weather tyre), then make sure you have a set of wets (Dunlop KT3’s are the choice). Make sure you have some tools, ideally a set of spanners, sockets and allen keys, they will defiantly help as you WILL need them at some point! Make sure you have a decent fuel can, which is FULL!!! Last thing, get a high vis vest, you ARE allowed on track to help your children on the corners of Rye House if you are wearing one!
It’s time to go racing!!!
So turn up at the Owner Driver window at Rye House Main Reception, read the disclaimer/certificate, sign on the dotted line and pay the session fees… it’s a very affordable £25. Don’t forget your signing on sticker, this needs to be attached to the front of your childs kart!!
Drive around to the opposite side of the track, where the owner driver pits are. Ensure your kart is up and running before the start time. If you get any issues we’ll be glad to help just give us a yell!
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