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Owner Drivers

Most Fridays at Lydd Kart Circuit are a dedicated owner driver practice day, which accommodates for all major classes. Sessions will rotate on busier days.

Track time 10am to 4pm (full day) or
10am to 1pm / 1pm to 4pm (half-day).

Practice/test (full day) is £65 per kart for non-LKC members or £60 per kart to LKC members. The cost for an extra driver for a full day to an already signed on kart is £20 per extra driver. The cost for half a day is £45, or £40 for LKC members. The cost for an extra driver for a half day to an already signed on kart is £10.

Bambino Hour runs most week days & some weekends 9am to 10am, for both 4/stroke & 2/stroke karts. IAME Bambino karts can also join in. Cost is £25 per kart. (From 6 years onwards, already 6 years) The website calendar will confirm if Bambino hour is not running on any particular days.


Anyone found to be making derogatory or defamatory comments /remarks on any social media platforms, regarding the circuit or any of it’s staff members will have a lifetime ban imposed. This is irrespective of whether you are coming with a joining grid/private event. You will still not be allowed on the premises.

Become a member of Lydd Kart Circuit

Why not take advantage of the savings on offer and become a Lydd Kart Circuit member?
The annual costs provide excellent value for money for all regular circuit-goers!

Annual membership £60

Kart Evenings

Basic Gearing

Kart Storage


Important information

Sign-on for all owner driver practice days takes place inside reception upon circuit arrival please.

You can download both the Owner Driver Sign-on Declaration Form, and/or the Circuit Access (High Viz) Declaration Form and fill these in ahead of your visit. These forms can be used for most owner driver practice days, either hand in at reception on the day or emailed to us beforehand at [email protected].

Owner drivers please supply & use your own equipment gloves/suit/helmet.

Adults (mechanic or tuition persons) signing for circuit access must provide & wear their own high viz vest/jacket at all times. If you forget your own, you can purchase a high vis vest from reception, £5 each.

Kart classes – Honda Cadets (from 8 years) / Junior Subaru / Junior Rotax / Mini Rotax / Senior Rotax / Rotax 177 / Prokarts

In spring/summer/autumn months we host a number of owner driver evenings, all of which are open-pit lane & operate from 4pm to 7pm. For further details, please refer to our Kart Evenings link. The cost for this is £45, or £40 for LKC members. The cost for an extra driver for these evenings to an already signed on kart is £10.

Contact us in advance of coming please, for confirmation on if your kart can run, should it not be a Motorsport UK kart spec (we will ask you more questions if this applies to you).

Relating to school/college holiday time Monday to Thursdays – Hire kart bookings run (10am to 4pm) and will have priority on the track.