Do I have to be British?+
No, any nationality can race in BRKC. The event typically attracts drivers from all over the world, making for some awesome racing!
How old do I have to be?+
The minimum age to compete in BRKC is 16 at the time of racing. Under 18s must be countersigned by a responsible adult.
Do I need my own gear?+
No, the host circuit will provide all race equipment, although drivers are welcome to bring their own if they wish.
Do I need a licence?+
No, you do not need a race or driving licence. However, you do need to be able to drive to a competent standard (within 5% of the fastest time).
Are spectators allowed?+
Absolutely! We have a huge mezzanine viewing area, an indoor lounge, and trackside viewing (wheelchair accessible).
*Please check this year’s BRKC regulations for any COVID-19 spectator restrictions.
I’m under 90kg, can I still race?+
Yes. The BRKC is ‘weight-equalised’, meaning all drivers are a minimum 90kg in full gear. The track provides up to 20kg of ballast per kart, drivers must provide the rest (usually in the form of a weighted seat insert)
Is there a café and bar?+
Yes, there is a café selling hot/cold drinks, snacks, plus rolls & pizza during the event. We do not serve alcohol.
Where is there to stay nearby?+
There is plenty of choice in accommodation in the area. Check out our recommended locations.
Is it a full-year championship?+
No. From 2014 onwards BRKC transformed into a single weekend-long event, held annually in January.
Do I get any practice?+
20 minutes free practice is included as part of the entry fee, to be used on the Friday Practice Day before the event. Additional slots may be purchased (when available), and we recommend getting in as much practice as you can at the circuit in the months leading up to the event.
Do I need a briefing?+
Yes, you will be briefed before your first time on circuit, and all drivers are required to watch an online BRKC briefing in advance, which they will be asked to verify.
What do I need to enter?+
You can enter online. A £100 deposit is required to enter, which secures your place on the grid.