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North East

Newcastle - Gateshead

Forge Road, Dunston
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear
NE8 2RB
08444 141 141

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Track Information

Track length:

450M

No of Corners:

9

Main Straight:

100M

Average Lap Time:

32 Sec

Good Lap Time:

27 Sec

Track Capacity:

14 Karts

Venue Facilities

  • Venue hire Venue hire
  • Venue hire Hot & Cold Catering
  • Venue hire Kids Parties
  • Venue hire Corporate Hospitality
  • Venue hire Stag & Hen Parties

Track Facilities

  • Computerised Kiosk Check in Computerised Kiosk Check in
  • Free Car Parking Free Car Parking
  • Vending Refreshments Vending Refreshments
  • Disabled Toilets Disabled Toilets
  • Changing Rooms with Lockers Changing Rooms with Lockers
  • Junior Karts Junior Karts
  • Adult Karts Adult Karts
  • Spectators Viewing Area Spectators’ Viewing Area
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Getting There

Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to race time for safety briefing.

Public Transport

Train Route:

The venue is a 2.7 mile journey from Newcastle central metro. There is a taxi rank just outside the station. If you would like to book in advance local taxi company numbers are available.

Bus Route:

The number 64 bus stops at Derwentwater Road by the Jennings Ford Garage. With the Garage on your left hand side continue walking along the Derwentwater road until you reach the roundabout. Take a left onto Forge Road and then follow the road round the corner until you reach the venue on your left. 

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From Newcastle  City Centre
Leave the city via the Redheugh Bridge on the A189. Go straight ahead over the roundabout heading towards the A184. Take the slip road on the left and then turn right over the bridge. Following the Derwentwater Road to the left. Continue along this road until you reach the roundabout, take the first exit onto Forge Road. Follow Forge road as it veers to the left and the venue entrance is on the left hand side. 

F1K Indoor Karting Ltd

Forge Road, Dunston, 
Gateshead, Tyne & Wear 
NE8 2RB

Latitude: 54.948504
Longitude: -1.634978

Tel: 08444 141 141 

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Kart Information

Make:

Biz

Capacity:

200cc

Top Speed:

40mph

Fuel:

LPG

Chain Drive:

428 Pitch

Tyres:

Racing Slicks

Brakes:

Automatic Adjusting Hydraulic

 

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Driver & Kart Safety

Kart

Front:

20mm Heavy Duty Bumper

Rear:

20mm Heavy Duty Bumper

Sides:

20mm Heavy Duty Bumper

 

Driver

Head:

Clear Visor - Full Face Helmet

Body:

Professional Race Suit

Hands:

Gloves

Drivers may bring their own helmets, they must be full faced have a clear visor or goggles that are in good condition. On arrival please ask the Race Director to approve the helmet.
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Driver Limitations

Minimum Age:

8 years

Minimum Height:

1.3m inside leg 60cm

Max Weight:

121Kg (19 Stone)

Max Height:

1.93m (6ft 4’)

Footwear:

Soft Soled Shoes / Trainers

Clothing:

Comfortable / Non Restrictive