HARD. X-Kart Scholarship 2023
Team HARD. Racing have partnered with X-Kart for a new exciting scholarship for the 2023 race season.
HARD. X-Kart is offering you the opportunity to win a fully-funded drive in the 2023 Junior Kart Championship (JKC) series in the newest X-Kart chassis worth £25,000.
Having run our track racing scholarship for a number of years we are delighted to be able to offer something for the younger racer (aged 12-15) who is at the start of their career.
The venue for stage 1 of this programme is Team Karting in Rochdale, the UK’s highest rated and longest all tarmac, indoor track.
Stage 1 is simple. Visit Team Karting in Rochdale and head out onto the track and set a lap time, the top 50% of drivers will qualify for stage 2 of the programme. Entrants have until 30th August 2022 to set their lap times.
Stage 2 will be held at an outdoor karting venue which is TBC.
The top 10 entrants will then be invited to Team HARD. Racing HQ at a later date that suits all.
The HARD. X-Kart Scholarship award will operate on an arrive and drive basis across all race weekends and test program, including the following:
• Championship and race entries
• Race fuel and tyres
• Test day entries, fuel, and tyres
• Latest X-Kart chassis hire
• Mechanics and driver support
• In-house management & representation
The HARD. X-Kart Scholarship is open to anyone between the ages of 12-15.
• 1st place will receive a fully funded season in the Junior Kart Championship (JKC) for the 2023 season.
• 2nd place will receive free entry into the Junior Kart Championship (JKC) and take part in a test day in a current X-Kart chassis.
• 3rd place will receive free entry into the Junior Kart Championship (JKC) and receive 10% off a brand new X-kart chassis.
– Junior Kart Championship 2023
– 8 Rounds (March – October)
– All races streamed live on Facebook and/or YouTube
– Controlled tyres, even playing field
Frequently Asked Questions
How Am I Assessed?
Stage 2 will see entrants assessed not only on laptime but also kart control, mechanical sympathy and race craft.
Stage 3 is designed to get to know the finalists better. Easy going chats and interviews are what to expect here.
When Does it Go Ahead?
Note: Before attending you must have paid your registration fee of £99.
My Child has no Karting Experience, does this Matter?
What is the Age Range?
Anyone between the ages of 12-15 are eligible to enter .
Where does Stage 1 Take Place?
How Much is it to Enter?
There is a registration fee of £99 followed by a £50 charge for each stage 1 session.
Please note: Entrants are not limited to just one attempt at setting a lap time.
How Many Days Am I Needed?
Stage 1 can be completed when it suits the entrant and anyone who gets through to stage 2 or stage 3 will be notified well in advance of the day.