What Is Karting?
Kart racing or karting is a road racing variant of motorsport with open-wheel, four-wheeled vehicles known as go-karts or shifter karts. They are usually raced on scaled-down circuits, although some professional kart races are also held on full-size motorsport circuits.
List Of Karting Schools In Uganda?
Federation of Motorsport Clubs of Uganda – FMU
MTN Arena, Hesketh Bell Rd, Kampala, Uganda
+256 41 4342510
Lugogo Vocational Training Institute
Address: P.O Box 20133 Third St, Kampala, Uganda
Phone: +256 41 4230651
Kampala Polytechnic Mengo
Address: Petro Station, 1102 Kabaka Anjagala Road Opposite Best-buy Supermarket. Next to Oil-Com, Kampala, Uganda
Phone: +256 41 4272673
Phone: +256 786 486462
What can be learned in a karting school in Uganda?
The school is mostly adapted to the age of children from 5 to 12, which is also the main formal condition for participation.
The very approach to learning to go-karting can be described as a driving school on a small scale. In addition to learning to drive a kart, you go through the rules of conduct on the karting track, the role of signaling, such as flags, and finally, the participants are introduced to the specific rules of the race. Proper use of protective equipment, including helmets and rib guards, is also addressed.
Parental consent is required when attending the program, and participants in planned activities are always under the supervision of professional guidance.
What are the benefits of karting?
Why Go-Karting Is Good For Your Health
- Go-karting strengthens reflexes.
- Go-karting aids in team building.
- Go-karting builds Strength and Stamina.
- Go-karting improves Concentration Skills.
- Go-karting boosts your adrenaline.
How fast does a Go-kart Go?
A 50 cc kart can travel up to 35 mph, whereas a 125 cc kart can reach 70 to 80 mph. At 250 cc, the fastest go-karts can travel up to 150 mph.
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What age should you start karting in Uganda?
Kids can practice karting from 6-7 years of age with Entry Level classes and competitive karting at 8. The junior sector ranges from 8 to 15 years, after that, we have Senior categories for all ages. The approach is very different when a kid is starting with karting compared to an adult.