OUR HELP CENTRE
 

WHO IS P1 KARTING?

P1Karting is a bespoke business offering personal kart experience days to those passionate about all things motorsport. We have been established since 2022 and are owned by head coach Beau Phillips.
 

HOW DO I BOOK A P1 EXPERIENCE DAY?

Should you wish to book an experience day, please contact us by emailing info@p1karting.com or telephoning 07599890564 as we will need to check availability on your preferred date and location.

 
WHAT LOCATIONS ARE THE P1 EXPERIENCE DAYS?

We offer a range of Kart experience days at a range of tracks. Please note, the locations are below but only operational on certain days.

Rye House, Hoddesdon (Wed, Fri, Sat and Sun). Whilton Mill, Northamptonshire (Wed). Bayford Meadows, Kent (Wed, Fri, and Sun). Forrest Edge, Winchester (Sat).

 
WHAT KARTS ARE USED FOR THE EXPERIENCE DAY?


We offer brand new immaculate chassis! The CompKart convert 3.0 R20 racing kart with Iame X 30 senior engines.


HOW LONG IS THE KARTING EXPERIENCE DAY?

The experience day is from approx. 10am – 3pm. We advise you get to the track at 8am, to get set up in your kart and complete all documentation before our safety briefing.

 
WHAT PACKAGES DO YOU OFFER?

We offer 3 packages which accommodate up to 3 drivers. Info on these can be found under our ‘experience days’ tab on the site.

Package 2 and 3 offer the benefit of a group discount.

 
WHAT COACHING IS PROVIDED?


Personal 1-1 driver coaching, interaction and feedback on driving and kart handling, racecraft, hints and tips alongside a mechanic insight of behind the scenes.


WHAT AGE LIMIT IS THERE TO RACE A GO KART?

The age limit to ride is 18 years old. Under 18 can ride given they are accommodated by a guardian.
 

HOW FAST DO THE KARTS GO?

The Iami X 30 senior is capable of up to 70mph.
 

WHAT IS INCLUDED ON THE DAY?

Kart, helmet, race suit, gloves, fuel, track entry, driving data and 1-1 kart coaching. 

 
WHAT TIME DO I NEED TO ARRIVE?

8am, but this may vary on location. Details will be explained post-booking. Please do not be late as this will delay your track time.

 
HOW MUCH TIME IS SPENT DRIVING THE KART?

Each session will depend on the track location but these are usually approx 7-15 minutes . There will be a minimum of 5 sessions.

 
CAN MULTIPLE PEOPLE SHARE A KART?  

We have 3 karts and sharing is not possible up to 3 people. Please book the relevant package up to 3 people as shown on our website. 

Should more than 3 people want to race and share the karts throughout the day, this is possible if those sharing have similar body types. Please note we require an additional payment of £200 per extra rider.
 

CAN I BRING FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO SPECTATE?

Yes, spectators are very welcome and free of charge.
 

WHAT IS THE ACCIDENTAL DAMAGE WAIVER AND IS IT REFUNDABLE?

The ADW is used to cover accidental damage that may occur to the kart on the day and is included in the overall price, meaning there are no hidden fee's. The ADW is not refundable and applies to every kart package.  


WHAT IS THE DEPOSIT TO BOOK?

The deposit is £150 per kart, and we will request payment once we have confirmed availability at your chosen location on your preferred date.
 

WHEN IS THE BALANCE DUE?

The remaining balance is payable on the day of arrival on your experience day.

 
WHAT PAYMENTS DO YOU ACCEPT?

We accept credit card, debit card, PayPal, bank transfer and cash.


 DO YOU OFFER GIFT VOUCHERS?

We do offer gift vouchers, please contact us to info@p1karting.com to arrange. All gift cards will need to be paid in full.
 

DO YOU OFFER DISCOUNTS?

We firmly believe that our prices are the best amongst our competitors! We already include a multiple driver discount in our packages but keep an eye on our social media pages for offers!


WHAT DOCUMENTS DO I NEED TO SIGN?

When you book, we will send you a booking form to complete which will require a signature that you agree to our terms and conditions. This form will also include a request of your height and weight dimensions for us to have the kart and safety equipment fitted personally to you on the day.
On the day we require a signature on our safety waiver, which will be explained during our safety briefing.

 
WHAT IS YOUR CANCELLATION POLICY?


Cancellations are charged at a loss of deposit.  

 
CAN I CHANGE THE DATE OF MY P1 EXPERIENCE DAY AFTER I HAVE BOOKED?

In some circumstances, it may be possible for us to contact the venue to make an amendment to your package, but this is subject to the location and their terms. All amendment requests must be outside 14 days and may incur admin fees.
 

WHAT IS YOUR COVID POLICY?

If the track is closed due to government restrictions related to Covid-19 where we cannot provide you with our service, you will be able to amend your experience day or opt for a full cash refund.
If the track is open and you are affected by restrictions preventing you from travelling to the track, you contract covid-19, or need to self-isolate as per track & trace instructions, our terms and conditions apply and this will be charged at a loss of deposit.  
 

WHAT IF THERE IS SEVERE WEATHER ON THE DATE OF MY P1 EXPERIENCE DAY?

Most karting experience days will only be cancelled in severe weather as we are fully equipped for most conditions. If your experience day is cancelled or delayed due to the weather, prior to the event taking place, you will be able to re-arrange if the track is closed.


IS THERE A SAFETY BRIEFING?

A 20 minute safety briefing along with a Q + A session will take place prior to your karting experience. Here, all health and safety measures are explained.
 

WHAT HAPPENS IF I HAVE AN ACCIDENT?

Rest assured first aid and medics are available at the track on the day.


WILL REFRESHMENTS BE AVAILABLE?

Light refreshments such as drinks will be provided. Food is likely to be available at the track at an extra charge.
 

WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING ON THE DAY?

Please remember to bring proof of ID. Although suits will be provided, please come dressed appropriate for the weather for in between sessions. Food may be provided at the track, please prep a packed lunch ,if preferable. Don’t forget your Go pro or camera!