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Go Karting Tips - Dunstable

Go Karting Tips - Dunstable

Discover 500m of pure thrills at the TeamSport Dunstable track. Whether it's your first time ever on a racetrack or you're a seasoned karter looking to smash your personal best, we're about to reveal how you can achieve the perfect, flying lap.

In the video below, one of our pro-drivers will put you in the passenger seat and take you on a lap of our Dunstable circuit. Listen up and get ready to take notes, you're sure to pick up plenty of tips to impress your friends when you're out there behind the wheel.

Always wondered what a perfect lap looks like at the Dunstable circuit? Watch the video above and get yourself ready for 500m of expert driving - our flying lap video will show you exactly how it's done!

Power through the left-hander

Don't lose focus, Dunstable's left-hander will hit you right after a steep slope. As you put your foot down to reach the top, make sure you remember what's on the horizon!

Prepare yourself for the left-hander, and nail the manoeuvre by following the steps below:

    1. As you reach the slope, put your foot down on the accelerator.
    2. Keep your kart to the right - be careful not to drift into the middle!
    3. Lightly touch the brakes as the corner approaches.
    4. Turn into the corner and accelerate.
    5. Power out of the corner and remain focused.
    6. Congratulations! You've mastered the left-hander.

Face the hairpin

The Dunstable circuit is full of challenges, but don't let it phase you. This tricky hairpin comes right after you descend a steep slope - so make sure your foot is at the ready and hovering above the brakes!

Straight off the slope, it's time to tackle Dunstable's hairpin:

  1. As you descend, spot your braking point - it's vital!
  2. Hit the brakes, before immediately turning into the apex.
  3. Nail the apex, clipping it as you turn.
  4. Phew, that was fast! You've completed the hairpin.

Ready to take on the track at Dunstable? Put your new skills to the test and book today - we can't wait to see you!