General Advice for junior karting (4yo)

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Hi all, brand new to the forum and I'm looking for advice. I've got a 4 year old who is car mad. When I say mad I mean mad, it's so impressive that he can name cars from the 60's!

Anyway, he has shown an interest in karting having seen YouTube videos and won't stop badgering me to take him. The only problem I can see is that most places within reasonable distance of Manchester/Cheshire require kids to be 8 years old and over.

Does anybody have advice as to how I can introduce him to karting in a safe manner and not have him waiting 4 years to even step into a kart?

I really appreciate your help and thanks in advance.
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Hey Greg, welcome!

Bambino class race from 6 to 8 years old, however you can get your little one into test days for fun and experience at the age of 5. Of course with support and guidance by yourself and/or a coach. Most tracks will cater for Bambino drivers.

Loads of info below! :)(y)

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Personal opinion is that 4 is a little too early for Bambino. The focus and concentration isn't there. We took our little one to Daytona bambino school when he was old enough and it was a great way to see if he wanted to do it more often. Had he not, then we would have saved the cost of purchasing all the kit 😂

There'll be a few things like that around the country (Fulbeck rookie racing from memory) so that's where I'd look first.

Oh, and get a second job and remortgage the house.... 😁😂
 
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Hi,
As they were saying bambino is too small for him but Rye House can give you about 30 mins in small karts if you look on their website for 4 yo as well.
 
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