Welcome to the RKC

 

2021 is now officially underway as we complete Rounds 1 & 2 of the RKC Sprint Championship & Rounds 1 & 2 of the RKL Championship. Next up is round 3 & 4 of The RKC Championship at ELK Newark, Sunday 30th May.

 

 

2021 promises to be an exciting year with new championships, new formats and a new circuit joining the calendar.

 

Check out the 2021 Race Dates on our Home Page & Events Page.

 

 

We have added a new race date to the RKL Calendar, so we now have seven rounds. Check the events page for further details.

 

Don't forget to check out our Associated Pages on Facebook, The Kart Club of Great Britain and The British Kart Drivers Group.

 

 

Please email clarkmcowell@talktalk.net for further info or to enter.

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You can now follow the Club on Facebook and Instagram. If you are on Facebook, please join The British Kart Driving Group. Your views, photos, videos and comments are most welcome.

 

2021 RKC Championship Race Dates

 

Saturday 17th April, Arrive 12.00 pm

Sutton Circuit,

RKC Sprint Championship Rounds 1 & 2.

£57.00 Per Driver.

 

Friday 23rd April. Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill,

RKL Championship Round 1.

£70.00 Per Driver.

 

Friday 7th May, Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill,

RKL Championship Round 2.

£70.00 Per Driver.

 

Sunday 30th May, Arrive 9.30 am

ELK Newark,

RKC Sprint Championship Rounds 3 & 4.

£66.00 Per Driver.

 

Friday 18th June, Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill,

RKL Championship Round 3.

£70.00 Per Driver.

 

Saturday 10th July, Arrive 12.00 pm

Sutton Circuit,

RKC Sprint Championship Rounds 5 & 6.

£57.00 Per Driver.

 

Sunday 1st August, Arrive 9.30 am

ELK Newark,

RKC Sprint Championship 7 & 8.

£66.00 Per Driver.

 

Friday 20th August, Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill,

RKL Championship Round 4.

£70.00 Per Driver.

 

Sunday 12th September, Arrive 9.30 am

ELK Newark,

RKC Team Endurance Race (Malcolm Swinden Memorial Cup).

£250.00 Per Team of 3.

 

Friday 17th September, Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill

RKL Championship Round 5

£70.00 Per Driver

 

Friday 1st October, Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill,

RKL Championship Round 6.

£70.00 Per Driver.

 

Saturday 23rd October, Arrive 12.00 pm

Sutton Circuit,

RKC Sprint Championship Rounds 9 & 10.

£57.00 Per Driver.

 

Sunday 14th November, Arrive 9.30 pm

ELK Newark,

RKC Sprint Championship Rounds 11 & 12.

£66.00 Per Driver.

 

Friday 3rd December, Arrive 6.30 pm

Whilton Mill,

RKL Championship Round 7.

£70.00 Per Driver.

 

Saturday 18th December, Arrive 12.00 pm

Sutton Circuit,

RKC Team Endurance Race (Carol Cheetham Memorial Trophy),

£230.00 Per Team of 3

 


Format

 

Our race format for the different series is as follows:-

 

RKC Sprint Championship

A 10 minute qualifying session, followed by 2 x 20 minute Sprint Races

 

RKL Whilton MIll Championship

5 minutes practice, followed by a 12 lap heat 1, 12 lap heat 2 and 15 lap A or B final

 

RKC Team Endurance Races

For teams of 3,

15 minutes qualifying, followed by a 3 hour Endurance Race.  

 

To race or practice with Rugby Kart Club, you do not need a race licence, so this means that anyone can get into competitive motorsport for a relatively low cost. You can enter as many or as few events as you wish.

 


Weight classes for the 2021 Championship are as follows:


Lightweight: 65kg - 78.9kg.
 

Mediumweight: 79kg - 89.9kg.  

Heavyweight:  90kg+.


All drivers will be weighed in overalls and helmet. please be aware that should any driver loosing or gaining weight and therefore having to change weight classes during the season will be deducted a total of 20 points from their overall score.

 

 

Points scoring for 2021

1st Place 10 pts, 2nd Place 9 pts, 3rd Place 8 pts, 4th Place 7 pts, 5th Place 6 pts, 6th Place 5 pts, 7th Place 4 pts, 8th Place 3 pts, 9th Place 2 pts, 10th Place 1 pt. In RKC Championship there is an extra point for Pole Position in each weight class and an extra point for fastest lap in each race for each weight class.

 

Points for RKL Whilton MIll Championship TBC


In the event of a tie, the position will go to the Driver who has the highest number of pole positions. If a tie still exists then it will be decided by race wins and then fastest laps, followed by second plae finishes, third place finishes etc. until we find a winner.

 

If you are entering the 2021 Championship, good luck to you and enjoy you're racing.