All of the motorsport greats started in go karts, you can too!
Starting Tuesday Feb 28th & Thursday March 2nd
The Slideways Junior Karting Academy provides racers with the fundamentals to go FAST!
Our panel of highly experienced mentors will be on hand to provide extensive technical training tips to improve your driving.
Components of the Academy include:
- Karting theory
- The mental approach to driving
- Race strategy and overtaking
- Individual driver monitoring, tuition and feedback provided
- Each day will focus on specific corners, braking and turn in points, as well as technique
- Following an initial session, a benchmark lap time is set to be improved upon
- Subsequent sessions are closely analysed, and technique worked on
- There will be track walks, and coaching aids utilised to illustrate lines and braking points
- Certificates will be presented upon the completion of the segments
The essence of the program is that participants only pay time behind the wheel on the track, all tuition is provided free of charge.
The program is the ideal lead in to the Slideways Junior Racing Series, a six round series of sprint races held throughout the year.
Opening dates – Tuesday 28th February and Thursday March 2nd.
Eligibility – Focus on juniors aged 7 to 15, but open to drivers of all ages who are wanting to improve their go karting skills. Standard Slideways height/age requirements apply (drivers must be over 120cm tall)
Day – Every Tuesday and Thursday, with the Tuesday lesson repeated on Thursday
Time – 3:45pm arrival for a 4:00pm start
Bookings – Essential, phone (07) 5546 6566 check out the Slideways Junior Karting Academy page and use the form provided.
Please note: Contact the Slideways Go Karting World team if these times of the week are not suitable, and we will endeavour to put together a program to suit your needs.
Price – A minimum of two six minute Family Races ($35 per person). Additional sessions can be purchased at the standard Slideways rates if you wish to have additional tuition. All drivers must hold a current Slideways Membership.