Bambino & Junior Karting

Young Drivers at Daytona

champs-04Kart racing is the best and safest way for young people to learn the disciplines of motorsport. In fact, you will find that most successful racing drivers today began their careers in this exciting field.

Daytona Manchester offers Arrive&Drive and Racing on our outdoor Club Circuit and indoor indy Circuit as dedicated Junior Circuits which enable aspiring racers to learn the craft in a safe, yet challenging, environment.

Bambino Drivers – 5 to 7 years

Minimum height 107cm (3’6″) with a minimum inside leg of 48cm (19″) maximum height 130cm tall (4’3″)
All children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult at all times.

Bambino Training Modules

110Individual Bambino Training Modules offer drivers the chance to complete a series of kart control and driving modules. Each module lasts approximately 30 minutes and includes a comprehensive safety briefing, specially developed crash helmets and race suits and supervision by experienced race marshals.

Drivers will be invited to show their kart control via a series of handling modules. Whilst capable of speeds of up to 25 mph, our training karts are strictly governed for younger drivers.

Bambino Arrive&Drive

After successfully completing 2 training modules, Bambino Drivers can enjoy Arrive&Drive sessions on the venues’ more technical Junior Circuits, typically scheduled during school holidays and at weekends. Our Bambino Arrive&Drive karts are specially developed by Daytona ­ they are powered by a Honda GX35cc engine and combine all the features found in race karts to make the Daytona Bambino experience the best it can possibly be.

Junior Drivers – 8-15 years

Age range 8 to 15 years – minimum height 125cms (4¹1²).
All children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult at all times.

Junior Arrive&Drive

We run Junior Arrive&Drive every weekend and during school holidays. Drivers enjoy 15 minutes on track, after a thorough driver briefing and all track activity is closely supervised by our experienced team. Daytona provides all safety equipment and a printout of drivers’ lap times.

Junior Parties

SP junior podiumDaytona Manchester  offers Exclusive circuit hire for Birthday Celebrations, with a minimum age of 8 years and no maximum age, parents and older siblings can join in too. Once the drivers have registered and signed in, they are issued race suits before going through to the safety briefing – a thorough explanation of track safety and flags, and kart control. Each driver is then issued their helmet and race gloves and taken to the safety of the pit lane, where they receive individual briefing on the controls. After a final safety check in which the children must demonstrate their understanding and ability to operate the karts, it’s then out onto track to enjoy their Exclusive Track session. Our Party packages are designed for groups of 4 or more drivers, and there a host of superb extras available to really make it a day to remember!

 

All Bambino and Junior drivers must be accompanied by a parent or responsible adult. Please call us on 033 033 27870 if you wish to discuss the options for both individual drivers or for group bookings. If you have been before, then please do feel free to use our online booking system to reserve your Junior Arrive&Drive sessions.