About Kart

Loughborough Kart is the most successful university karting team in the UK. With 5 National championships in 2002, 2008, 2010, 2012 and 2017. Every year we take the best karters Loughborough has to offer to compete in the British University Kart Championship. Think you've got what it takes to race for the team? Then come see us at the AU Bazaar (29th September) and sign up to see if you can impress us at the trail. Below is the BUKC Calander for the coming year.

BUKC EventDateLocation
Qualifiers16/17th November 2018Whilton Mill
Rounds 1/213th February 2019Buckmore Park
Rounds 3/45th March 2019Wigan
Rounds 5/616th March 2019Llandow
Rounds 7/83rd April 2019Whilton Mill
24 Hour Race*22nd/23rd June 2019Teeside

*Does not count towards BUKC championship.

However, don't worry if you aren't a proffesional karter. The club hosts an in house championship every year, which is open to all members of any ability. The calender for the 2018/19 Loughborough Kart Club Championship is whown below, however it is always subject to change depending on kart track availability.

Club EventDateLocation
Round 114th November 2018Sutton Circuit
Round 27th December 2018Whilton Mill
Round 36th February 2019TBC
Round 427th February 2019TBC
Round 520th March 2019Sutton Circuit
Round 63rd May 2019Whilton Mill


Make sure to message Loughborough Kart for more information on what we do as a club!

Taster Sessions
Date: 24th October 2018
Location: Daytona Tamworth
Race Format: 1hr Endurance Race - Teams of 3
Date: 23rd October 2018
Location: Whilton Mill
Race Format: 30 Minute Test Session
News & Events
Club Committee

The Loughborough Kart committee is here to make your experience in the club as amazing as it can be. The members of committee and their roles are shown below:

ChairKirsten Dodd
Vice-ChairGeorge Salthouse
CaptainPiers Prior
Vice-CaptainJames Mills
TreasurerMatt Ryder
Media RepAdam Lofthouse
Club Sec #1Ethan O'Kelly
Club Sec #2Andrew Hind
Mechanic #1James Mills
Mechanic #2Crispin Zuercher