All prices are current on the prices page. Arrive & Drive Prices are Cub £1, Cadet £10, Junior £12, PowerMax £14 &Thunderkart £16. Formula One races vary from £45 to £55 per driver. Offers do apply, please see prices page for full details
Our opening time are on the opening times page. Summer hours are Monday to Friday 10-5pm, Saturdays are generally 12-3pm, but please call to confirm. Winter hours are Saturdays only, but please call first. Full details are on the opening times page.
If you have children from 7 to 15 years old using either the Cadet or Junior karts, parents may also use the 200cc junior karts, too allow karting together. Adults may not use the 270cc or 390cc karts with their children
Everyone receives a safety briefing before karting. This covers control of the kart, rules, and procedures. Younger children (7-11), have an additional ‘brake test’ in the pit lane prior to starting their session, the first lap for all drivers is a slower ‘pace lap’ to get use to the kart and track. We advise all drivers to get use to the kart and track before attempting to kart at a higher speed.
Formula one races must be booked in advance. Arrive & Drive sessions do not require booking. If driving some distance, or if arriving close to the end of day we advise telephoning us first to check track availability.
During normal opening hours, yes. Saturdays always phone first to check availability.
Shorts are ok, as racewear is provided to go over the top, but no open toed /open heeled footwear is permitted. No sandals, flip flops or strappy shoes allowed. Footwear must be shoes/trainers/boots.
Visit reception to sign in. all drivers must complete a blue or white disclaimer form. Once complete take the disclaimer to the main desk, where you can choose which kart and how many sessions you want. You will be issued track pass’s and balaclavas on payment. Once you have your pass’s, visit the changing rooms and find a suit which fits (all labelled), follow the arrows to the appropriate queuing area, join the queue, receive the safety briefing, helmet & kart fit. Enjoy your sessions, once over either rejoin the queue for subsequent sessions or return your suit to the changing rooms and balaclava to reception for your deposit return.
No. all alcohol & drugs are banned. If any member of staff deems you under the influence, you will not be permitted to drive.
We are not permitted to operate on a Sunday, this is due to local council restrictions, and beyond our control.
Following the MSA ban, and NKA advice, all gopro type cameras are no longer permitted.
St Eval kart circuit is not close to either public bus or train routes. Taxi would be the best option.
We are not permitted to operate after 6pm, this is due to local council restrictions, and beyond our control.
No. The ages are set by the insurers, and are strictly enforced.
For 3-6 year old children we operate the Electric infant karts on a separate track. Although these are single seater karts, parents may sit on the back of the kart to provide assistance.
Yes. If the rain is torrential, we may have to pause to allow flood water to drain from the track. In normal rain condition we continue to kart.
Racesuit, helmet and gloves are all provided. You will also require a balaclava, which can be hired or brought. If hired, a £1 deposit is required (which is returned once the balaclava is returned to us).
Yes. The disclaimer forms must be completed each day.
Yes. You must receive the safety briefing each day, but only before the 1st session
We do not offer group discount, as every individual driver already has discount offered on the 3rd arrive & drive sessions. We do offer military discount of 10%, a valid military ID must be produced. Periodically we will offer discount schemes to residents of TR and PL postcodes. Please visit our facebook pages to see if scheme currently running.
No. only our own karts may be permitted on the track.
Our adult karts have fully adjustable pedals and seats. The karts have either XL or 2XL seats. The karts can be adjusted to fit most people. If you are unsure we would advise visiting beforehand to check.
No. spectating is completely free
We serve hot tea & coffee.
No, the minimum driver number to run an exclusive race is 12. Without 12 karts on track the race software will not start.
All adult karts are fitted with timing transponders, you will receive electronic laptimes after each session. Family/children’s karts do not have timing fitted.
No, it is a practice session.
We would not advise karting with a bad back.
Yes, glasses may be worm under the helmets.
For a Formula One race, we can pencil you in, but no bookings are secure without a deposit. If another group wishes the same time slot, and we are unable to contact you, your ‘penciled in’ booking will be removed. For Arrive & Drive, there is no booking, or pencilling in.
No, all karts are single seaters
No. The electric infant karts have their own separate track
No. you may use a junior to drive with your children, but we do not mix the adult 270/390cc karts with the children’s karts due to the speed difference.
We do have different sized karts to allow for variation in size, but if you are unsure we advise visiting prior to karting for a fitting.
No. all children’s sessions are Arrive & Drive.
No. We are not permitted floodlights, and will close at dusk or 6pm whichever is sooner (call on Saturdays)
No. we close at 6pm. Last admissions is normally 5pm latest. Saturdays please call for available times.
All children are given a safety briefing, which covers kart operation & control, track rules, flags & procedures. They are given a slower pace lap before the sessions starts. The track is fully marshalled, and we use a remote control system, which is able to slow and turn off the karts remotely. We do everything we can to prevent accidents or incidents, but it is motorsport, and motorsport can be dangerous. Despite our best efforts, accidents may still happen.
As much notice as possible is required to book a race .as busy times of the year they can be fully booked up to 2 months in advance. It is advised to contact us and check availability as soon as you know your potential dates.
No. this does not leave us enough time to advertise the track is booked and unavailable.
No. The ages are set by the insurers, and are strictly enforced.
All dogs on leads are welcome. If we have reports of any poor behaviour to other animals or people the dog would have to be removed, eg back into the car.
We do not have play frames, but do have large grassed area’s suitable for play.
The track is all outdoor.
Waterproofs are available, but even wearing them whilst karting, you will still get wet. It is advised to bring a spare change of clothes, if rain is forecast.
All race arrival times are 30 minutes prior to race start time. If you are late you will miss your event.
If you arrive after your due time, you will miss your event. We will not hold the race, as that will impact on the next races start time.
No. the minimum drivers required for an Exclusive race is 12. The event will not be able to run with less drivers.
No, drivers not present on the day will lose their deposits. A minimum notice period of 14 days prior to race date is required for refund of deposits.
Yes, we operate in the rain. If it is torrential, we may have to pause to allow the track to drain, but normal rain is fine.
The best person to make this decision is you. You know your strengths, and limits. If unsure contact us to discuss. Ultimate decision will be made by the race controller or safety briefer.
Yes, all parking is free of charge.
Balaclavas are used for hygiene purposes. All balaclavas are washed between use.
The karting is the only cost. Balaclavas do have a £1 deposit on them, but this is returned when the balaclava is returned to reception.
If of sufficient quality, yes. All helmets must be full face, and BS or CE marked, no camera mounts, or modifications permitted. Suits must be full length.
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All drivers over 7 years old will use the full track.
Fancy dress may be worn after a risk assessment from the race controller/safety briefer.
Yes, all drivers must complete the disclaimer form.
Information may be used for marketing purposed by cornwallkarting ltd. No data will be passed onto other bodies.
Yes, we accept cash, and most cards. American Express is not accepted.
Yes. Giftcards of any value may be brought from the track, over the phone, or online. All gift cards are valid for 12 months.
Yes, Giftcards, or debit cards may be used.
Yes, the 270cc PowerMax and 390cc Thunderkarts run at the same time.
Our children’s karting uses the arrive& drive sessions, you may have as many sessions as you wish to purchase.
Yes, the cadet and Junior karts run together.
All Petrol Arrive & Drive sessions are 10 minutes long. You must re-queue between each session.
No, the sessions are 10 minutes long, and you re-queue between each session.
If the adults use the 200cc karts, they may kart with the children, but they are not permitted to use the faster adult 270/390cc kart at the same time as the children.
If notice is given prior to 14 days before the event date, yes, but within 14 days – no.
If you have been removed from the track it would have been for a serious safety infringement. As you will have failed to of followed the rules in the safety briefing, no refund will be given for that session. However if you have more passes which will not be used, they can be refunded.
If you are unfortunate to have a mechanical failure, your kart will be replaced on track, and extra time added to your sessions. If another kart is unavailable, you will be given the option of a refund or replacement session.
Yes, please contact us for options and rates.
Our normal Formula one race format is suitable for most customers, but if you do want something different, please contact us to discuss.
No. you may take photos from the spectator area, but are not allowed onto the track.
No, due to health and safety implications, no drones may be flown above the circuit.
Not currently, but membership schemes do run at times. Please see our facebook pages for more details.
Yes. Limited indoor seating is available in reception.
The majority of the site is outdoors. Although some covered viewing is available from reception, it is best to dress accordingly to the conditions, and wrap up warm in the colder months.
St Eval, is located between Newquay&padstow just off the coast road. Directions can be found on our find us page.
Yes, we are about 5 or 6 miles from both Newquay & padstow.
Yes, we currently offer caps, beanies, and medals.