This section looks at the basics of getting started in the sport, like choosing a class. We have also included a guide of suitable chassis's available for each class.
The first step in getting into karting is to determine what class you would like to race. The three things to look at when choosing your class are :
There are three main classes and then sub classes depending on the engine you choose to run. The main classes are as follows:
The sub-classes of Juniors depend on the total weight of kart and driver.
Like the junior classes, these sub-classes are also determined by choice of engine and the combined weight of the kart and driver. Additional classes not listed below are KT Twin, 100cc Open, 200cc Open & Outlaw. These classes are generally "The Next Step" but you can start in them as a first time driver.