Frequently Asked Questions

  • What age restrictions apply to karting?

Children can race karts from the age of 8, however Arrive and Drive customers must be at least 10 years old.

  • What are ELK’s opening hours?

ELK is open for Arrive and Drive sessions between 12pm and 6pm everyday during both the Summer season (April-Oct / 7 days) and Winter season (Nov-March / Wed-Sun).

  • How much does it cost?

ELK provides everything needed to drive including tuition as part of the price. 10-16 yrs costs £12 per 15 minute session, whilst adults cost £15 per 15 minute session and £25 per 30 minute session.

  • Where is ELK racing?

The circuit is in Newark, Nottinghamshire.

  • Are there any safety issues?

The track operates under the auspices of the HSE. All equipment is checked daily and every driver is given a full safety briefing before being given access to the circuit. The circuit operates a set of racing rules that all drivers must observe.

  • What clothes do I need to wear?

Drivers are given all of the equipment needed to race (in standard sizes). We request that trousers with flat shoes or trainers should be worn.