Teesside SG Petch Sprint Championship 2019

Now in its ninth year, the SG Petch Sprint Championship is the UK's biggest arrive and drive hire kart championship, and now joins the Teesside Owner Driver Sprint on Super Sunday, a once a month race day that brings together the best in hire and owner racing at Teesside.

  • 7 rounds in all - 5 to count
  • Lightweight, Heavyweight
  • 3 different circuit layouts
  • 10 minute qualifying and two 20 minute races, Lights and Heavies
  • 10 minute practice and 30 minute race for Juniors
  • Trophies at every round

The Dates are:

Round 1 - 24th March - National D
Round 2 - 28th April - International
Round 3 - 26th May - National
Round 4 - 30th June - International
Round 5 - 28th July - National D
Round 6 - 29th September - National
Round 7 - 17th November - International Circuit

End of year Presentation 30th November, location to be confirmed. 

Arrival Times

Lightweight drivers 1000

Heavyweight drivers 1300

It is important that you arrive on time, any drivers that are not signed on changed and ready to go by 1015/1315, may forfeit their entry in to the race.

About the karts

The championship offers drivers a chance to race in the our BIZ JK1 kart fleet. These Karts are 20kg lighter than the standard hire kart and have been fitted with new T2 GX160 engines, which means faster lap times and closer racing. Teesside Karting have 43 such karts, the championship will use a maximum of 35 per class, allowing for spares.

Who can enter the SG Petch Championship?

The championship is open to anyone 16 years and over. It is currently the North of England’s leading hire-kart sprint series, allowing new and experienced drivers the opportunity to compete in a low-cost, competitive championship, without need for capital outlay.

SG Petch and Teesside Karting are keen to promote racing talent in the region, and see this series as an ideal way to help achieve this. 2018 will be SG Petch's eighth season sponsoring the championship, and as each year passes, the series goes from strength to strength.

The championship is held at Teesside Autodrome over 7 rounds, with the best 5 rounds counting towards the final championship standings.

Heavyweight and Lightweight classes offer two classes of Clubmans and Rookies running with in the overall championship, with all classes now competing in the same format of 10 minute practice and two 20 minute races.

Price is £60 per round and a one off registration fee of £10 when booking the first round.

How do I book SG Petch?

Bookings are taken at Teesside Karting. The cost is £60* per round with a one off £10 registration fee via the Teesside Karting online booking system, the full entry cost must be paid immediately unpaid entries will be deleted automatically.

Booking will be on a round by round basis and will open on the Monday after each round for the next month, booking will close on the Wednesday before race day at 12pm.

Our championship coordinators are Jon Wright from SG Petch and  Kat Franklin from Teesside Karting.

If you're new to karting and haven't competed in the series before you'll need to start in Rookies for your first year, if you have any questions feel free to message us via our social media accounts or give the office a call.

Call Mon-Fri between 10 am and 5pm on 01642 231117 option 1.

*Please note that booking closes at 12 pm on the Wednesday before the race day, payment in full must be made at time of booking, failure to do so will result in your entry being cleared from the system [even with a deposit].

This championship is sponsored by SG Petch.  

SG Petch Sprint registration and booking : https://teessideautodrome.alphatiming.co.uk/register/champs/sgpetch