First kit and more track time

So, to celebrate fathers day, Rye House had an offer where dad could race the kid. Unfortunately mine is too young for the main track but they honoured the offer with him on the junior track and me on the senior track. Before heading out on track, we had a look around the NewKart shop […]

Another session for the boy

So, last weekend we decided to get the eldest booked in for another session on the Junior Track up at Rye House. This time he had a half hour session but was out there on his own. This was interesting to see. Needless to say that even though he was on his own, he thoroughly […]

Spectating taught us a lot

So, this week, we decided to go to the karting circuit to have a watch of the bambino’s and see what all the fuss is about. Although it was a bit of a last minute decision we did learn a fair bit The M25 is pants and we need to find an alternative route The […]

Another Day, Getting places

So, yesterday we went back to Rye House and both me and the eldest had a go. He went on the K Karts and I went on an hours GP. Once again he thoroughly enjoyed his half hour session, met another little boy there, they chatted, they didnt really race (one had a half lap […]

So, Where do we stand

Although nothing has been purchased for Karting, a lot of research has been completed and plans made. These blog posts won’t include a spending tally like www.kartingdad.co.uk but I will be keeping track of my spend and I will make an Excel spreadsheet available for viewing detailing all the costs involved. We have decided that […]

Introduction

So, since my eldest son was very young, I started looking at Go Karting for him. Having had a very rich motorsport (not financially rich) background, I thought it would be a nice father/son thing to do. Before I really got hooked on it, I had only ever been karting once before as part of a work […]