With the festive season a distant memory it's time to get serious about karting, and our top tips for 2020 will see you storming to the top of the podium in no time. So if you're ready to take your skills at the wheel to the next level, read on and get ready to speed away from your rivals like a seasoned pro. 1) Listen up Before climbing into your kart and taking to the track the most important thing you can do is listen carefully to your pre-race briefing. Not only does the briefing cover all the important safety info, it also includes some tips on how to tackle the track. Our instructors have a wealth of knowledge and experience to
It's that time of year again folks. No, we're not talking about Christmas, In fact, Easter! Like us here at Karting Nation, you probably had a mountain of chocolate to get through over the festive season. Because, as we all know by now, it can be extremely hard to buy the ideal gift for your loved ones. Therefore, it's often the case that people are left with no option but to resort to buying you chocolate! Although, they do say it's the thought that counts! Sure, most kids absolutely love chocolate, and many will often jump at the chance to indulge in some - especially at Easter time when there's plenty of chocolatey goodness to be had! But, why not treat
When it comes to tearing round the track and fighting for a place on the podium no two racers are exactly the same, but we guarantee you'll recognise these 5 types of karter. So next time you take your place on the grid, have a look around, eye up the competition and see if you can spot the following racers.. The Professional Ah the professional, you can spot them at every circuit and they stand out like a sore thumb. They'll have the shiniest helmet, the smartest race suit, and an entourage that's bigger than most F1 stars'. Annoyingly they're usually quite good too, but that only makes beating them even sweeter. The Track Legend Unlike the professional, the track legend deserves your respect.
The chaos of Christmas shopping is in full swing and the high street is a complete battle zone. Thankfully you don’t even have to leave the comfort of your sofa to find the perfect present though. So sit back, relax, and let us run through what makes a Karting Nation voucher the perfect present. They’re completely customisable Every Karting Nation voucher is completely custom built by you. You choose the value (from £25), the message, and the gift wrap – making your gift 100% unique. So if you want to guarantee your gift really stands out, make the most of your chance to get creative. They give you access to the UK’s best tracks We’re proud to boast the biggest and best choice of
We’re going to take a punt here and say you probably can’t remember what you got for Christmas last year? It’s OK, we can’t either, and unless you got something really awesome (like a Karting Nation voucher) the chances are you’d already forgotten by Boxing Day! The same applies for all those gifts you spent hours searching for the shops for, and that's why we think a karting experience makes the perfect present. After all, who's going to forget the time they got to unleash their inner F1 star! Obviously we're a little bit biased on the subject, but believe it or not there's some proper scientific research to back up our belief that taking to the track is better than traditional Christmas
Well, what a season we’ve had. It’s been chock-full of controversy, collisions, craziness and world class driving! We’ve seen Lewis Hamilton impressively win another title in Mexico two weeks ago, as well as witnessing a number of emerging drivers come to the forefront over the course of the season. Last week in Brazil, the Brit finished the race in first place on the winners’ podium, with Red Bull’s Max Vertrappen in second and Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen coming in third. But, the action isn’t over just yet! We have one last race to look forward to – the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. So – for one final time this season – read on as Karting Nation will give you all you need
Who are the best drivers to have raced in Formula One? It's a question that is often asked by racing fans from all over the globe. But, with so many talented drivers to have achieved great things on the circuit over the years, it's a question that certainly isn't easy to answer. The following article will look at Karting Nation's Top 10. So, in no particular order, here they are: Niki Lauda Former Austrian driver Niki Lauda is considered to be one the greatest F1 drivers of all time. Throughout his driving career, he was able to storm to three championship wins in 1975, 1977, and 1984 respectively. In total, Lauda was able to earn 25 wins and 54 podium finishes. In the
We’re well and truly into winter now, as the dark nights and freezing cold mornings begin. While this may signal the end of t-shirts and shorts for a good few months at least, it certainly doesn’t signal the end of the karting season. If you’re a regular reader of our blog, you’ll know that we feature our Venue of the Month on a rolling basis, highlighting the best of our network! So, without further ado, we’re proud to award October’s Venue of the Month award to Cromer karting! This 500 metre outdoor circuit is known as one of best tracks in Norfolk, guaranteed to provide you with a pure adrenaline rush! What’s more, you’ll be getting behind state of the art
In Mexico two weeks ago, British driver Lewis Hamilton made history by registering his fifth driver’s World Championship, equalling Juan ‘El Chueco’ Manuel Fangio’s record of championship wins. Despite this achievement, the Mercedes driver didn’t actually win the race outright. Hamilton finished fourth, behind Ferrari’s Kimi Räikkönen and Sebastian Vettel, with Red Bull’s Max Verstappen claiming first place on the podium in Mexico for the second year in a row! Despite the race for the Driver’s Championship being over for this year, there are still two more races left on the F1 calendar! With Abu Dhabi hosting the final race of the reason on 25th November, our attention turns to South America, as it’s Brazil’s turn to host the penultimate event.
Times have changed. Christmas work parties are no longer about cheesy Christmas songs, suspicious-looking buffet food and flimsy tinsel wrapped around the photocopier. Does adrenaline, rivalry and all-out fun sound better? Thought so. Book the Christmas party to end all Christmas parties at one of our Karting Nation tracks! We are the UK’s largest karting provider, as we have over 80 circuits for you to choose from – you won’t be far from one of our leading tracks, that’s for sure. Besides from the convenience, we have been around for 21 years, so it’s safe to say that we know what we’re doing. But don’t just take our word for it, you can read our customer reviews here. With more than 80