Open Races

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All non-participating guests/visitors are welcome. There are good viewing points of the circuit to watch.

Here at Thruxton, we believe we've got an event for everyone! From simple Arrive & Drive to fully-fledged Grand Prix racing and challenging Team Endurance events, whether you want to experience karting for the first time, you're an experienced karter wanting a challenge, or you just want some fun with a few friends, we've got a format for you. Take a look at the options below for full details.

A monthly championship, taking place on Thursday 25/04, Thursday 30/05 and Thursday 27/06 with 6pm arrival time. (Final podium and presentation on the third event)

Are you looking for a new challenge? Wanting to race against other experienced Karters?

Each event will comprise of a 10 minute qualifying round, followed by a 30 minute sprint on our full extended 1100m circuit.

£85 per person, per round. Book and pay for all three rounds up front for a discounted price of £225, and take advantage of our championship offer of a 10% discount on any Grand Prix, Super Prix or Endurance Events booked on to at Thruxton Kart Centre for the duration of the championship!

Places will be allocated on a first come first served basis-we have just 18 spaces available-book now to avoid disappointment!

Contact the Kart Centre on 01264 882231 or email: for more information.

Team Endurance

£230 per team

One weekend every month we hold a Team Endurance race. These are hotly contested and prizes are given for every race. Using our 60mph Thunderkarts all you have to worry about is your race strategy. Suitable for teams of up to four or five drivers, enter as many teams as you like. A maximum of 18 teams can take part in our team endurance races. Each race includes 3 compulsory pit stops, one of which is the fuel stop.

  • Arrival & sign-on
  • Suits & helmets
  • Briefing Session
  • Helmet & Race Suit Fitting
  • 30 minutes qualifying
  • 2 hour race
  • Presentation and trophies
  • Maximum 15 teams

Contact the Kart Centre on 01264 882231 or email: for more information.

New for Monday nights starting in April.

15th April/20th May/17th June

Individual Endurance

£90 per person

  • Arrival & sign-on 1800

  • Suits & helmets

  • Briefing sessions

  • 10 minutes practice/qualifying

  • 45-minute race

  • Presentations & Trophies

18 Spaces Available

Contact the Kart Centre on 01264 882231 or email: for more information.

Race Night

From £60 per person

Held every second and last Tuesday of the month, and a Friday towards the end of each month. This is perfect for a hassle-free karting event. We run open grids on these evenings which enable smaller numbers to race with us. We run Super Prix and Grand Prix format races on a first come, first serve basis.

Super Prix

£60 per person

  • Arrival & sign-on
  • Suits, helmets & briefing
  • 8-minute practice
  • 8-lap heat
  • 10-lap final
  • Presentation and Trophies
  • Approx. 1.5+ hrs Total

Grand Prix

£75 per person

  • Arrival & sign-on
  • Suits & helmets
  • Briefing session
  • 8-minute practice
  • Heat 1 - 8 laps
  • Heat 2 - 8 laps
  • 12-lap final
  • Presentation and Trophies
  • Approx 2.5hrs total

Minimum age 15 (proof of age required at sign on).

Contact the Kart Centre on 01264 882231 or email: for more information.