IKC School Holiday Junior Program

Australia’s largest karting club is proud to present the inaugural IKC School Holiday Junior Driver Development Program, at Ipswich Kart Club on Wednesday 6 April.

Hosted by former Australian Karting Champion, and Karting Australia accredited Driver instructor Jess Golding, the day will include an interactive track walk, flags workshop, on track driving sessions with feedback and instruction, and a workbook for each driver to take notes and hone their skills. Technical support, and a BBQ lunch will be provided by the club.

Suitable for beginner to Intermediate cadet and junior drivers that hold a practice or racing license; the aim of the day is to assist drivers build their on-track confidence, develop their skills, general knowledge, and competence levels so they feel confident making the step from practising to racing.

For those wishing to continue honing their skills, general practice will be available from 3.30pm – 9pm.

“Promoting participation pathways in karting is a huge focus for our club. This day will provide the opportunity to ask questions, build on and off-track skills, confidence, and knowledge for the large number of cadet and junior drivers wanting to take that next step and enter a race meeting.” said Ipswich Kart Club President Scott Cleveland.


Bookings are essential and will be offered on a first in first served basis. The total number of participants will be limited to 40 drivers. Classes encouraged to attend the day include Cadet 9P, Cadet 12P, Cadet 9, Cadet 12, Cadet 4SS, 4SS Junior and KA3 Junior.

Tickets are $99 per driver and can be purchased online. Drivers in attendance will go into the draw to win numerous lucky door prizes including free practice sessions, free race entry and more!

“As the day is about encouraging newer participants in karting – the day will be split into class categories so each driver has space on track and so we can work in smaller groups to improve on track consistency. I am really excited about working with the club and look forward to helping as many boys and girls as I can, find the confidence to make that step to racing.” Jess Golding said.

“We see a lot of new drivers come to the track and practice, and we are really excited to be able to run this program to help support drivers’ confidence in taking that next step to racing. Even those cadet and junior drivers that have enjoyed their first race meeting, this will be a great event to learn new skills and build their on-track pace” Russell Inness, Junior Vice President Karting QLD, and Junior Development Officer Ipswich Kart Club.