Hull Karting terms and conditions

Hull Karting is an initiative instigated and managed by Hull City Council. These terms and conditions are governed by Hull City Council.

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For full terms and conditions please read the ‘Terms and conditions 2019‘ PDF.

Summary of main points


Unless deposit has been paid to Hull Karting for your event then you do not have a booking.


For groups of four people or fewer it must be paid in full when booking the event.

For any race event a minimum of £100 deposit must be paid for the booking.

All deposits are non-refundable.

All bookings must be paid in full two weeks before the event for the number of people the event is booked for. If fewer people turn up to the event than booked there is no refund.

The organiser must pay the full cost of their event for the number of drivers that they have booked for, even if fewer drivers attend on the day.

Cancellation policy

If the booking is cancelled you will lose your deposit.

If the booking is cancelled with less than 72 hours’ notice you must paid the full race costs.

There is no refund to any driver because that driver fails to attend or is withdrawn from the racing for any reason.


Need to be at least 8 years of age and 4’6″ tall and be physically and mentally fit to participate in motor sport activity and are competent to do so.

All drivers must complete the health and safety induction including and briefing.

Understand that motor sports are dangerous and agree to accept that Kingston upon Hull City Council cannot be held responsible for injuries or loss of life due to participating in motor sports and activities except for incidents involving negligence on the part of the Hull City Council.

Hull City Council does not provide personal accident insurance for participants or third party public liability insurance for any participants of motor sports and activities.

Customers must inform staff of any accidents or injuries they suffer and help complete the accident forms.

Hull Karting has a strict policy that customers must not drive with alcohol or drugs in their body.

The Race Director can stop anyone from driving on the track, for any reason.

Anyone whose behaviour is deemed dangerous may be excluded from attending Hull Karting in the future.

All drivers must complete and sign a consent form, and consent forms for under 18-year-olds must be signed by a parent/guardian.

Circuit exclusions

Adult races are for people aged 14 years and upwards.

Book and Drive – Family sessions are for 8 year olds and upwards ( must be over 4’6″ tall)

Drivers under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

Adults and children are not permitted on track at the same time unless they are from like-minded groups and only for Book and Drive Family and Friend sessions only.

All events do have maximum run times applied to prevent delays to later bookings. It is unusual that they are enforced but your session may be brought to an end even if it hasn’t been fully completed.

Late arrivals and no-shows

Bookings can only be adjusted at the discretion of the circuit manager but are non-refundable.

Drivers arriving after the safety briefing has commenced are not allowed to race and will not receive any refund.

If customers are late their event can be reduced in length and time to make up for lost time.

If you arrive so late your race can’t run there is no refund and you have to pay the full costs.

Unexpected cancellation or delay

If your event is cancelled or delayed due to ‘unforeseen circumstance’, for example power failure, fire, ice or any other cause beyond Hull Karting’s liability, we will either refund or book your event for another date.

Delays caused by driver accidents or poor driving on track will not be refunded or re-scheduled.

All karting events may overrun due to unforeseen delays. Any quoted “End Time” is an estimate, for guidance only.

Driver’s personal protective equipment

We recommend drivers wear trainers

Race suits, helmets and neck braces are all provided.

You are required to wear a suitable balaclava and gloves for karting.

You can purchase a balaclava or gloves from us for £2 each or both for £3, when you arrive. Or you can bring your own.

Below is an example of suitable balaclava and gloves. All gloves must have grip on palms to drive the karts – if unsure please ask when booking or before event starts.

karting glove showing gripkarting gloveplain balaclava

Acknowledgement of the risks of motor sports

I understand that by participating in Karting and motor sport activities at Hull Karting, East Hull wheels I am exposing myself to serious injury, disablement and potential loss of life and that I do so voluntary and entirely at my own risk.

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