Bambino & Junior Karting
Young Drivers at Daytona
Kart 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 Milton Keynes offers our North circuit as a specially-designed Junior Circuit that enables aspiring racers to learn the craft in a safe, yet challenging, environment. Advanced Junior Drivers can drive and race on our National Circuit.
Age range 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 Karting is available at Daytona Milton Keynes for drivers aged 5-7 years to provide younger drivers with the opportunity to experience the thrill of controlling a race kart – but in a safe, closely managed environment. Daytona Bambino’s drive state-of-the-art CRG Karts, with Honda 35cc four stroke engines. Whilst capable of speeds of up to 25 mph, the karts are strictly governed for younger drivers. Once drivers have proved their ability and kart control, they will be considered for Advanced sessions on the venues’ main Junior Circuits.
Individual 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.
Bambino Arrive&Drive – £27.50 inc VAT (£26.50 if you book online)
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. Click here to check availability and prices and to book Bambinos online
Age range 8 to 15 years – minimum height 125cms (4’1”). All children must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult at all times.
Junior Induction – £37.50 inc VAT
Specifically designed for beginners, this 30 minute structured session begins with an extended safety briefing. Drivers will then complete laps behind the pace kart driven by our trained instructor, ensuring that they are competent and confident in controlling their kart. He will then release them to complete further laps at half race speed before allowing the drivers to drive at their own pace for the remainder of the session. Our trained staff observe and are there to reassure and assist any drivers if need be.
Junior Arrive&Drive – from £25 inc VAT if you book online
Daytona Milton Keynes offers drivers aged 8-15 years, 20 minute practice sessions on either the North or National Circuit. As with all Junior activities at Daytona, we provide a comprehensive safety briefing, all racewear and a lap time printout. We closely supervise all on track activity to ensure that drivers have an enjoyable but safe experience. Click here to check availability and prices and book Junior Arrive&Drive online
Junior Parties – from £160 inc VAT for Up To 6 Drivers
Daytona Milton Keynes 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 6 to 16 drivers and there a host of superb extras available to really make it a day to remember!
Daytona Milton Keynes gets young racers off on the right foot with a specially-developed Race School for drivers aged 8 to 15 years. Youngsters are taken step by step through all aspects of racing to equip them with the right techniques and an understanding of the sport. Race School includes classroom theory and lots of track tuition, and racing. Junior Race School is conveniently scheduled during the school holidays so places are in demand making pre-booking essential. On successfully completing Race School, Junior drivers are then eligible to join InKart, Daytona’s prestigious annual Championship scheduled on the second Sunday of every month.