Slideways Karting Academy
Academy offerings for 2020 include general karting with tips given by our experienced track staff, right through to intense training by experienced race drivers. These courses are suitable for all categories including cadets, juniors and adults! No prior kart racing experience is required.
Prior bookings are essential
Course Times and Pricing
Tuesday’s and Friday’s (categories determined by booking)
Arrive from 3pm. General karting sessions, with some tips provided by our experienced track staff.
Standard karting pricing applies. We recommend purchasing a VIP pass for the best value! Bookings essential.
Thursday (Cadets 4:30pm & Juniors/Adults 5:30pm.)
More in depth training and analysis from the Tuesday and Friday sessions. All Thursday karting academy sessions are 1hr duration (20mins on track & up to 40mins tuition). Please arrive 15mins early to allow time for registration.
$60 per person
Saturday (Cadets 8am & Juniors/Adults 9am.)
This training is the cream of the crop, hosted by our Academy Trainer along with a guest Trainer with real Motorsport experience, ranging from Karting to V8 Supercars. All Saturday karting academy sessions are 1hr duration (20mins on track & up to 40mins expert tuition). Please arrive 15mins early to allow time for registration.
Held every Saturday at Slideways Go Karting World, except for the 2 Saturday’s before each Slideways Championship Series event, which will be held at the location of the event (see other dates and locations below).
$70 per person
Nerang – February 8th and February 15th
Eagle Farm – April 11th and April 18th (not available April 25th due to Anzac Day)
Pimpama – June 13th and June 20th
Nerang – August 15th and August 22nd
Eagle Farm – October 17th and October 24th
Pimpama – November 28th and December 5th
PLEASE NOTE – bookings are essential! Please call 1300 465 278 and select the appropriate location from the menu!
Criteria of the Academy
- Drivers should arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time.
- Drivers must enter the appropriate category (Cadets 7-11 years and Juniors/Opens 12 years and over)
- Whilst we recommend some practice sessions before starting, no prior race experience is required!
Meet the Mentors
Slideways Go Karting Australia’s owner Cam Wilson is an extremely well accomplished driver in his own right, having achieved various prestigious titles in both karting and car racing alike. He has been a winner in every single category ever contested from karts to cars, including Australian Trans-Am and V8 Utes. He is also a Guinness World Record holder having re set the benchmark in 2014 for endurance karting having achieved the greatest distance travelled at an indoor karting venue in 24 hours, racking up 604km in total.
Keishi Ayukai brings a wealth of knowledge to the Slideways Karting Academy with racing experience from around the world. Keishi has driven and raced everything from production cars to open wheel race cars. In 2016 he was selected to represent Australia at the Nissan GT Academy International Final.
Maxim started karting at the age of 9. He found success straight away winning his first state title the following year in 2008. He has completed in many categories including Excel Cup, Series X3 Qld, Australian V8 Ute Racing Series and Australian V8 Touring Car Series (Supercars – Super3). He currently works for V8 Race Experience as an instructor coaching drivers around Queensland Raceway and Mount Panorama (Bathurst).
Nathan has been part of the Slideways Team since 2013. He is the current Race Director for our Slideways Race Events and has been running the Slideways Karting Academy for 3 years. He brings a wealth of karting knowledge racing in the Tag Restricted Karting series.
Contact Us Now to Register
Please contact us to register your interest
specifying the following:
- Drivers full name, age, height & address, phone, email contact details
- Current average lap time achieved (if any)