The dates and venues for the SP Tools Junior Sprockets Days to be held throughout Queensland and New South Wales during the remainder of 2017 have been confirmed.

The Junior Sprockets program is an opportunity for youngsters between the ages of 6 and 14 years to get behind the wheel of a kart.

The Junior Sprockets beginners program is designed to provide budding young karters with the thrill and excitement of kart racing in a safe and controlled environment while being educated by professional instructors and drivers.

All karts and safety equipment are provided for the participants in the beginners section.

For the drivers who are already involved in the sport, a new element of Junior Sprockets has been developed – Junior Sprockets Plus. This element has been designed to provide those drivers who may have been in the sport for a short period of time and already understand the basics of karting.

This element focuses on driving techniques and skills to ensure to provide current licence holders with a boost in their racing while learning in their own equipment.

A total of six events across Queensland and New South Wales are scheduled throughout the remaining school holiday periods.

The Norwell Motorplex on the Gold Coast will host the opening day of the Queensland tour on Tuesday June 27. This venue will be dedicated to the beginners section of the program, no Junior Sprockets Plus section will be conducted at this day.

On Thursday June 29 the Gladstone Kart Club will host the program before the program heads further north to Townsville on Wednesday July 5.

The program will head to New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory in the September/October School Holidays at Coffs Harbour (September 26), Newcastle (September 28) and Canberra (October 3).

The cost per driver is $195, each participant in the beginners section receive a free Karting Australia practice licence. Places are limited, to secure the opportunity for your Child to be a part of the Junior Sprockets program please click here.

2017 SP Tools Junior Sprockets Program

June/July School Holidays
Tuesday 27th June – Norwell Motorplex, Gold Coast, QLD*
Thursday 29th June – Gladstone Kart Club, Gladstone, QLD
Wednesday 5th July – Townsville Kart Club, Townsville, QLD
*Junior Sprockets beginners only – no Junior Sprockets Plus
September/October School Holidays
Tuesday 26th September – Coffs Harbour Kart Racing Club, Coffs Harbour, NSW
Thursday 28th September – Newcastle Kart Racing Club, Newcastle, NSW
Tuesday 3rd October – Canberra Kart Racing Club, Canberra, ACT