The transaction represents an exit for the company’s founder, Paul Wrightman, after 23 years of growing the business. TeamSport Racing’s MBO is being led by Dominic Gaynor, who has grown the business alongside Wrightman to its current position of nine venues across the UK.
Is TeamSport a franchise?
TeamSport is an indoor go karting company operating 35 racing circuits across the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1992, opening its first track in Guildford, and is now the UK’s largest indoor go karting company.
TeamSport Go Karting.
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How many TeamSport tracks are there?
With 35 tracks across the country, perfect for a family day out, stag do, hen do, kids go karting birthday party and more, you’ve arrived at the home of UK go karting. TeamSport are also the official host of the first ever British Indoor Karting Championship, BIKC. Check out our race events, offers and more below.
What is the biggest TeamSport track?
You heard us – our 1000m international circuit at TeamSport Warrington is the largest of its kind in the whole of the UK. With 35 bends and a Monaco-style tunnel, all split over three levels, you’ll be hard pushed to find a go karting experience that can match this one!
When did TeamSport open?
It all started for TeamSport back in 1992 in Guildford, Surrey when we opened our first track. The desire then to create the best karting experience and provide new standards in the industry were the foundations for the business today.
What is meant by the term franchise?
A franchise (or franchising) is a method of distributing products or services involving a franchisor, who establishes the brand’s trademark or trade name and a business system, and a franchisee, who pays a royalty and often an initial fee for the right to do business under the franchisor’s name and system.
What CC are team sport go-karts?
Engine and drive
Most adult go-karts you’ll see at our tracks use a four-stroke petrol engine, pretty similar to the one in a car which is about 200cc, while junior karts get a smaller 120cc engine.
How long is team sport go karting?
How long is a go kart track? Tracks range in length from 400m to 1000m each with its own unique combination of twists, turns and epic straights.
How fast does a Go Kart Go?
Most karts max out around 40-50mph, while this is a maintained speed that is safe and as controlled as you can be. It’s a speed that is comfortable in the sense of you wont fly off the track, and hurt other racers or patrons.
How much does karting cost in the UK?
A rough guide to prices – One day hire (that is 6 x 10 minute sessions) for a practice day would be in the region of £200 to £350 or more including Racewear, use of mechanic and expert advice. To hire a Kart for a race day – from approx £250 including Racewear, use of mechanic and advice on track lines etc.
Is go karting safe?
The truth is that go-karting is not only an enjoyable sport, but one that is also extremely safe for kids and adults alike. Every aspect of safety is taken into consideration, and today’s karts and tracks are safer than ever, meaning kids can have the absolute best time around the track without any worry.
Is go karting hard?
Go karting is more physically demanding than you might expect, especially if you’ve never done it before, so it’s wise to do a little warm up beforehand. Try a bit of on-the-spot jogging, making sure your hands and wrists are flexed and ready to go.