Electric Karting Experience
The Saudi Motorsport Company (SMC) is the dedicated commercial and operational entity established to bring the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s motorsport events under a single umbrella
Inspiring the next generation
If the answer is yes and you are a budding young boy, or girl racing driver aged 6 to 12 years and with a height of between 110-155 cm tall for safety purposes, then the Saudi Young Stars program. is the opportunity for you to begin your journey in motorsport. Don’t worry if do not have any previous karting experience as this will be taught during the program. Plus, if you want to be an engineer, this is also an opportunity to be part of this exciting program.
The Saudi Young Stars Karting program will break down barriers in motorsport, making it more accessible to a diverse cross section of kids throughout the Kingdom and inspire the next generation to follow a career in Saudi Arabia’s flourishing motorsports sector.
About Total Karting Zero
Young drivers will have the opportunity to compete in equal-performance electric race karts that can (with experience) reach speeds up to 90 kph. But don’t be put off by this speed, as our Total Karting Zero electric karts use innovative technology that regulates the power, so that each electric kart can be used for training on a low power setting to begin with and then gradually increased as the program progresses. These equal-performance race karts produce close racing and will showcase promising future talent in Saudi Arabia.
Introduction to Karting
We will begin searching for the best young drivers in the Kingdom with a specially designed ‘Arrive & Drive’ karting track in the Fanzone at the first ever WTCR race weekend in Saudi Arabia, on November 26th and 27th, and other upcoming events such as the third version of the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on March 17th to 19th.
Sessions will be open each evening for all kids between the ages of 6 -12 within the 110cm – 155cm height range. No experience is necessary, with experienced instructors and marshals on hand, to oversee the young drivers, in a low-powered electric race kart. Everything needed for the session, including race kart, balaclava and helmet will be provided on site.
Introduction to Karting
Karting is a type of motor-racing sport in which small, open, four-wheeled vehicles called karts (or go-karts) are used for racing Karting is a very popular recreational activity and is also contested competitively Karting is considered to be the entry point in motorsports before going into higher types of motorsports Barring a few exceptions, most of today’s top professional racing drivers (Lewis Hamilton, Max Verstappen) all started their careers in karting Racing is usually done on a small, specifically designed ‘scaled down’ circuit It is the simplest and cheapest form of motorsports
Drivers must be between 6 to 12 years old AND a minimum height of 110cm, maximum height of 155cm. Each kart consists of a rear mounted-motor (petrol or electric), skeleton-frame chassis, bucket seat, 4 wheels, stearing wheel, brake and an accelerator It gives you all the fun, excitement and high performance of real racing at a fraction of the cost Karting is the fastest growing type of motorsport around the world