1.Release & Waiver of Liability, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity

1.1. Motorsport can be dangerous. In respect of this you participate at your own risk or at your parent/guardian’s risk if you are under 16 years old.

1.2. Spectators watch at their own risk. Any person entering the ‘live’ area of the circuit, including the pitlane, must sign this waiver. Children spectating must be kept under close supervision of a responsible adult at all times.

1.3. South West Karting will not be held liable for any accidents, or injuries sustained through involvement in this activity.

1.4. We reserve the right to refuse karting to anyone whom we consider a risk to the safety of themselves or anyone else on the premises.

2. Age Restrictions

2.1. The minimum age to participate in events and Timed Practice is 7 yrs old, with a minimum height of 1.2m.

2.2. The minimum age to participate in adult events is 16 yrs old, with a minimum height of 1.52m

2.3. If you are acting in loco parentis for children that are not your own, by signing the waiver you guarantee that the childrens’ parents are aware that they are participating in a motorsport and are aware of the risks involved.

2.4. Children under the age of 16, regardless of whether they are driving or spectating, must be accompanied by an adult who must remain on the premises for the duration of the child’s stay and accept responsibility for them at all times.

2.5. If you are an adult driving with your children, you must respect the fact that the junior driver’s safety is our absolute priority. Adult karts may be speed limited for the safety of younger drivers. If you are deemed to be driving in a way that places the junior drivers at risk, then you will be removed from the track at our discretion.

2.6. Proof of age may be asked for to confirm adherence to the age restrictions above. Any driver who cannot provide suitable proof of age when requested will not be allowed to drive.

3. Clothing & Equipment

3.1. You are required to wear the approved safety equipment provided by the circuit which includes, but may not be limited to a race suit, helmet and gloves.

3.2. Junior drivers are required to wear a neck brace in conjunction with all other safety equipment.

3.3. You may bring/wear your own equipment provided it meets our minimum standards and is approved by a senior member of staff. If we feel that your gear may not meet our standards you will be required to use our equipment.

3.4. If approved by us, your helmet must be full face and Moto X helmets must be used with goggles at all times.

3.5. Loose clothing, scarves, hoods, valuables, chewing gum and any sharp objects must be removed before changing into our safety equipment for your own safety.

3.6. Long hair must be securely tucked into your suit.

3.7. Where necessary for privacy or religious purposes, you may request a private area for changing.

3.8. Footwear must be trainers or similar. High heels, open toe, slip on, platform soles and shoes without adequate support are not permitted.

4. Alcohol and Drugs

4.1. You confirm that you are not under the influence of drugs or alcohol.

4.2. Drivers who are suspected to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol may be prevented from driving at the discretion of the circuit staff, for the safety of themselves and others. You will forfeit any fees paid.

5. Medical Restrictions

5.1. You confirm that you do not have a medical condition that would prevent you from driving on the road or taking part in any physical exercise.

5.2. You have told us of any other medical conditions that may be of concern so we can advise you whether it is appropriate for you or others in your group to kart. These include, but are not limited to: heart conditions, back injuries, epilepsy, amputations/artificial limbs, hearing or sight impairments, or any form of mental or physical impairment.

5.3. You understand that if you exceed of the height/weight limits that the karts are normally designed to cater for, you may not be able to participate. As a general guide drivers above 200cm (6’4″) or 114kg (18 stone) should request a private seat fitting prior to your event so that we can assess suitability.

5.4. You may not drive if you are pregnant.

6. Behaviour and Adherence to Rules

6.1. We advise you to arrive 30 minutes before your booking for safety briefing and to change into your suits and safety wear. Any driver arriving after the start of the safety briefing will not be allowed to kart.

6.2. You will listen carefully to the safety briefing that you will be given and abide by the rules and guidelines laid out.

6.3. You understand that South West Karting expects drivers to adhere to its rules to ensure the safety of all drivers, spectators and staff, and that failure to adhere to these rules will result in removal from the premises.

6.4. We reserve the right to end sessions or remove drivers from the circuit early if we consider the safety of themselves or others is compromised.

6.5. We reserve the right to split your group into smaller groups on arrival if we feel that there may be a mixture of abilities or experience that could compromise the safety of any driver.

6.6. You will look after all safety equipment that you use and understand that damages must be paid for.

6.7. Anti-social behaviour on or off the track will not be tolerated and will result in removal from the premises.

6.8. We reserve the right to alter an event and the format if you are late on arrival for your booking.

7. Data Collection

7.1. You understand that various data collected by South West Karting. may be used internally for marketing purposes, and your contact information may also be used to send you messages relating to future events, offers or other information we believe you may be interested in.

7.2. You reserve the right to unsubscribe from our mailing lists should you wish to discontinue receiving communications of this nature.

7.3. Your personal data will never be supplied to any 3rd party without your consent.

Voucher Terms and Conditions

Vouchers valid until expiry date marked on the voucher – certain restrictions may apply when booking. Bookings in which you intend to redeem your voucher must be made with reasonable notice, and you understand that our time slots are reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vouchers are not exchangeable for cash and may not be resold.

Vouchers are single use only and non-refundable.

Vouchers cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer incl. Cheap Karting events.

Vouchers, and the full voucher number, must be quoted when booking.

Vouchers must be presented on arrival and must match details provided when booking.

Drivers are expected to conform to all other South West Karting Terms & Conditions.


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