The TopGear Karting Championship 2017


The TGKC is held over 8 months from March to October 2017, with one event per month. 

Drivers are encouraged to showcase their talent on the North East’s premier indoor karting track to win the 2017 Championship. A series of 8 monthly Grand Prix races.

Each Grand Prix race will have the following format:
Heats 6 x 10 laps
Semi-finals 1 x 10 laps
Finals Top 6 point scorers from heats and semi-finals qualify for a place in the final.

Presentation Trophies for the top 3 finishers.

Series Points will be awarded for each race.

Minimum age for this event is 12 years old.


1st Place - A £250 One4all gift voucher that can be used in over 50,000 outlets!
2nd place - A £100 TopGear Karting gift voucher
3rd place - A £30 TopGear Karting gift voucher 


- £42.50 per round
- Or race the whole season for just £250

How to Enter

- Contact us on 0191 386 0999
- the £42.50 entry fee must be paid to confirm entry
- prepay your season's entry (£250) up front and get a pair of gloves, a race snood, and a free membership

Race Dates

Round 1Wed 29th March
Round 2Wed 26th April
Round 3Wed 31st May
Round 4Wed 28th June
Round 5Wed 26th July
Round 6Wed 30th August
Round 7Wed 27th September
Round 8Wed 25th October

Race Times

Unless otherwise stated, all races will start at 6pm with arrival 30 minutes before.

2016 Karting Championship Results

RankNameRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Round 5Round 6Round 7Round 8Round 9Final RoundTotal Points
1Kevin Hunter21010210610610470
2Ben Thornton8-86648-611056
3Alan Thompson-241022681641
4Thomas Finlayson686-810----38
5Matthew Stace1621---48830
6Jack Ward-1--181102-23
7Jamie Brown4--84-4---20
8Shaun Smithson10---------10
9Neil Little---4-122--9
10Craig Hill--1----1428
11Connor Clarkson-4--------4
12Stacey Morris---------11

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