Go Karting Blog

A Stag Party to Remember

We offer stag and hen parties to suit every kind of group. Whether you’re into fast-paced karting or just fancy having a go at laser tag, we have the perfect package for you. Best man Sam Newman organised a stag party for his cousin Jonathan Newman with us at Cannon Raceway. He was positively blown away by our fantastic track and great service. Read on to find out what he

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What are People Tweeting about Cannon Raceway?

We hope everyone who comes to our indoor go karting track in the West Midlands enjoys their experience. Check out what these satisfied customers had to say about their visit on Twitter. Great Day Out for Groups Looking for a something fun to do with your mates? Why not give karting a go? We’ve got everything you need for an exhilarating day on the track. Our friendly staff are on

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Mama Mia! Mario Kart 8 Launches at Cannon Raceway

Where did Advantage Distribution and Nintendo choose to hold their launch event for Mario Kart 8 on the Wii U? The best go karting venue in the West Midlands. Max Butler, Advantage Distribution’s general manager, was impressed with our excellent customer service and top-quality facilities. Here’s what he had to say about the event. Mario Kart Launch Event “We held an event for our retail partners in conjunction with Nintendo

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Five Essential Pieces of Karting Equipment

Alan Lettis is the owner of MK Racewear, a supplier of karting equipment from top brands like Sparco and Alpinestars. He provided current British Formula Three champion, Jordan King, with karting gear in the early stages of his career, and supplies the reigning British 250cc gearbox champion, James Hassell, with his kit. With a background in the automotive industry and over thirteen years of experience in karting, Alan knows exactly

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Ten Tips for Elite Karting League & Formula TKM Racing

Harry Moore from Wordsley, Stourbridge started go karting when he was 16 years old after a visit to Cannon Raceway. Two years, on he’s racing in two of the UK’s most exciting karting competitions. Having just finished a fantastic season in the Elite Karting League (EKL), Harry’s now taking on the additional challenge of Formula TKM. When he’s not on the track, Harry is still racing crazy and spends his

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Our Clients Got a Kick From Corporate Karting

We offer karting sessions for companies looking for a corporate event with a difference. Firetec Systems, a supplier of fire suppression systems, recently chose us to host the launch of their new brand image. Sean Shreeve, one of Firetec’s sales representatives, was blown away by our track and great service. Read what he had to say about the event. On the track: an exhilarating experience We Wanted Our Corporate Event

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Champion Racer Tips on Turning Pro

Mike Simpson is top British race car maker Ginetta’s factory driver. Here, the star of the track reveals all about his 20-year go karting career and why go karts are the perfect starting point for future F1 drivers. The Win is What Drives Me Mike started karting in 1991 when he was eight. He has competed in practically every class within the sport – and has the trophies to prove

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10 Go Karting Tips from Former British Champion Mike Simpson

Mike Simpson has done almost everything there is do in the world of go karting. He’s a former eight-time British Grand Prix champion, four-time British champion and vice world champion. Mike now works for Ginetta, one of Europe’s biggest race car manufacturers. He’s head of Ginetta’s commercial team and their factory driver, so he travels the world helping customers on and off the track. When it comes to go karting,

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