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About the Group

Bring out your competitive spirit and discover the adrenalin-fuelled fun of karting with the Boundless Karting Group.

Karting has been at the heart of Boundless motoring activities since the first CSMA karting event in 1986, then when it’s gone from strength to strength. The Karting Group as we know it today was formed in 2008 with the idea of getting more people interested in the sport by running grass-roots events for Boundless members and their guests around the UK. We’ve always tried to keep these as affordable as possible by operating on a not-for-profit basis and being run by volunteers.
 
All our events are ‘arrive-and-drive’ style, which means that karts and safety gear are included in the price and maintained by the venues. This removes costly overheads such as having to own and maintain your own kart and/or race gear.
 
We cater for individuals of all abilities, regardless of any prior experience in motorsport or karting. Our events are normally open to drivers from the age of 16 up, and prices range from just £27 for an evening event to £100 for an all-day London Championship meeting. Even if you don’t want to have a go yourself, we welcome spectators at all of our events. So, whether you’re a beginner or an expert, please come along and join in the fun with other karting enthusiasts. 

Our current events range include: 

Future events include:

  • A Northern Championship (April to October)
  • Further events at various indoor and outdoor kart tracks around the country

If you think you might be interested in being the local organiser for a new Karting event in your area, please get in touch with us or complete this online form.

For more details of our events, please click on one of the months below to see what is available.

Events

Take a look at the this year's Karting events.

February 2019
Thu 28th Feb
Bristol Winter Championship Round 4 Chaple Lane Stuart Gibbs
March 2019
Sun 17th Mar
Motorsports Group AutoSolo at Brooklands Brooklands Museum Mike Biss
Mon 18th Mar
London Karting Championship Rounds 1/2 Buckmore Park Karting Gwilym Griffiths
Wed 27th Mar
Bristol Winter Championship Round 5 Chapel Lane Stuart Gibbs
April 2019
Mon 29th Apr
London Karting Championship Rounds 3 /4 Rye House Raceway Gary Martin
May 2019
Mon 20th May
Boundless Karting at Ellough Park Ellough Park Raceway Gwilym Griffiths
June 2019
Mon 10th Jun
London Karting Championship Rounds 5/6 Buckmore Park Karting Gwilym Griffiths
July 2019
Fri 12th Jul to Sun 14th Jul
Le Mans 24 hour Endurance Le Mans Karting International France Gwilym Griffiths
Mon 22nd Jul
London Karting Championship Rounds 7/8 Rye House Raceway Gary Martin
Fri 26th Jul to Sun 28th Jul
Silverstone Classic Weekend 2019 Silverstone Circuit Bernard Ward
August 2019
Tue 20th Aug
Boundless Karting at North Pickenham - August East Anglia Karting Centre Gwilym Griffiths
September 2019
Mon 2nd Sep
London Karting Championship Rounds 9/10 Buckmore Park Karting Gwilym Griffiths
Tue 17th Sep
Boundless Karting at North Pickenham- September East Anglia Karting Centre Gwilym Griffiths
October 2019
Mon 14th Oct
London Karting Championship Rounds 11/12 Rye House Raceway Gary Martin

Forms

Karting Event Booking Form

Please complete the Karting Entry Form Word or Karting Entry Form PDF to register for an event.

Gallery

Championships & Events

London Championship 

The London Championship runs from March to October each year. This is our most prestigious and invigorating Championship held at the famous Buckmore Park and Rye House circuits (where Lewis Hamilton used to race Karts as a teenager!).

Each race day consists of two championship rounds, each with a number of practice sessions and sprint races. One in the morning before lunch and one in the afternoon after lunch. Each round will earn you points towards winning the championship title at the end of the year. There is no obligation to take part in all rounds, we welcome entries for each round regardless of prior participation.

The Championship is open to those of all abilities aged 16 or older. We welcome all members of Boundless and their guests, from first timers to seasoned veterans

North London Championship Regulations 

Bristol Winter Championships

The Boundless Bristol Winter Championship is a fun and friendly karting championship which takes place on weekday evenings at Absolutely Karting Indoor Kart Circuit in Fishponds, Bristol. The Championship consists of six rounds between October and March each year. Each round consists of a 15 minute practice/qualifying session, followed by two 15 minute races. As each round is a standalone event, there is no need to have taken part in previous rounds.

Details of upcoming rounds can be found here.

For the Bristol Winter Championship Rules and Regulations please click here.

East Anglian Series

East Anglian karting events run from May to September. There is one sprint race and two team endurance races on the cards for 2018. The Endurance races take place at the East Anglia Karting Centre (North Pickenham) whilst the sprint race is held at Ellough Park Raceway.

The Championship is open to those of all abilities aged 16 or older. We welcome all members of Boundless and their guests.

Le Mans 24hr Team Endurance

We sent two Teams to France in 2018 to take part in the 24 Le Mans Karting Endurance held on the historic Circuit Alain Prost.

Team 1 had continued mechanical problems from the start which put them out of the running. But the organisers gave them the “Tracey Pope” Sportsmanship Award for the way they handled their difficulties, Team 2 came a very credible 29th.

Having completed a third attempt, the Boundless Karting group are ready to start planning the 2019 teams! The event is planned to take place 12 - 14 July 2019.

Do we send a Boundless Team to France for a fourth time or do we rest on our Laurels. Only you can tell us the answer to that conundrum for our future planning is very much driven by the number of volunteers who would like to tackle this 24 hour Karting Endurance in 2019.

By getting organised early the Karting group can take advantage of the very heavily discounted early booking price which applies up until Friday 1st December 2018. We therefore need to send our entries in as early as possible to ensure participation (we are aiming for October if we can). So if you think you would like to give it a whirl why not get in contact with the Karting Group to find out more: karting@boundlesscommunity.co.uk

If we have sufficient volunteers to enter a Team(s) we will register the Team(s) and send you a Le Mans entry form, asking you for a deposit of £100. We can accept the rest of the £320 fee in installments. Please note that all this needs to be done before 1 October if possible.

2017 saw one of the Boundless Journalists attend Le Mans to meet the team and report on the race. Why not take a moment to check out what a fantastic event this was here.  

Taster Sessions & New Events

Want to give karting a go but live too far away from our current events? Please complete this online form to let us know what type of karting events you are interested in and where we should be looking to host them. Once we have enough interest from a given area we will endeavour to put on a karting event. If you have friends or family who would be interested too, please make sure they complete the form as well!

For more information and to book, please see the event profiles in the 'Events' section above and click 'More info'

FAQs

The Karting Group FAQ's

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Contact

For more information on Karting events please email karting@boundlesscommunity.co.uk

or why not get involved with our Facebook Group for all the latest news and pictures. 

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Karting Group Committee

 

Leader- Stuart Gibbs
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stuart.gibbs@boundlesscommunity.co.uk
Treasurer- Gwilym Griffiths
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gwilym.griffiths@boundlesscommunity.co.uk
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Committee- Gary Martin
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Committee- Ian Wyatt
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ian.l.wyatt@bt.com
 Committee- Peter Jones 

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peter.jones@boundlesscommunity.co.uk

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