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Top Gear Karting

Unit 13, Renny Lane Industrial Estate, Gilesgate Moor, Durham DH1 2RS

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Track length: 200m | Opening times: Mon - Fri 1200 - 2000h, Sat 0900 - 2100h, Sun 1000h - 1800h

indoor track
racewear provided
male & female changing
vending machines / snacks
single engine karts

Situated within easy reach of all the Stag Party hotspots Top Gear Karting is the ideal choice for an indoor kart event. The venue caters for drivers as young as 8 years old and also provides a full range of individual and team events as well as practice sessions for those looking to gain an advantage or simply improve their karting skills.

Top Gear Karting

The Rennys Lane Industrial Estate is between the A690 and A181 not far from Juntion 62 of the A1(M)

View and book activities at this track:


Hire kart practice (40 lap)

An adult-only 40-lap open (non-exclusive) practice session driving single-engine go-Karts

Minimum age: 16 | Price: £31.00 (pp)


Exclusive Junior Party

Children's Parties of 8 or more by pre booking only, 25 Lap Karting Session.

Minimum age: 8 | Minimum 8 people | Price: £31.00 (pp)


Hire kart practice (50 lap)

An adult-only 50-lap open (non-exclusive) practice session driving single-engine go-Karts

Minimum age: 16 | Price: £36.00 (pp)


Grand Prix

For groups of 20+ drivers. Six heats of 6-laps, 10 lap semi-finals plus top six drivers in grand final

Minimum age: 16 | Minimum 12 people | Price: £49.00 (pp)


Iron Man

10 minutes practice/qualifying and a 100 lap race.

Minimum age: 16 | 8 people required | Price: £330.00 (group)

Full track details:

There is an indoor track.

The karts

Make of karts currently used: Sodi EVO II
Maximum number of karts allowed on circuit: 8
Kart engine types available: single engine
Karts are: petrol powered

Competition facilities

Minimum number of karts required for an event: 1

Juniors / family information

Minimum driver age: 8 yrs
Minimum driver height: 140cm
The venue runs specific junior birthday packages.
The venue has an up-to-date Risk Assessment.

Food, Drink, Facilities

The venue has vending machines only.
There are separate male and female changing rooms on site.


They run tuition or training sessions.
Minimotos (mini-motorbikes) are NOT allowed on the circuit.

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Please note:
We reserve the right to vary any price at any time to take account of
a. Any alterations in the specifications upon which the reservation is based;
b. Any variation in the original reservation made at our request;
c. Any extra cost borne by us as a result of any government legislation or EU regulation.

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