Open Practice

Open Practice is designed for drivers that own their own kart to test their kart and equipment and improve their driving skill at Vegas Karting. When required, controlled run group sessions will be set up to ensure driver safety.

Open Practice is operated adhering to the rules and regulations set forth in the Vegas Karting rulebook. Rulebooks are available for viewing or purchase at Vegas Karting.  The following requirements are enforced:

Protective Clothing

All drivers must adhere to the following clothing requirements when on track:

  • Helmets: Full coverage with face shield designed for competitive motorsports use complying with Snell 2000, SFI ratings 24.1 (youth), 31.1, 31.1a, 41.1, 4.1a or newer standards.
  • Apparel: Full coverage, heavyweight clothing is required at a minimum. Full driving suit or jacket and pants made of abrasion-resistant nylon, leather or vinyl material is recommended.
  • Gloves: Must cover the entire hand without holes.
  • Neck Brace: Unaltered collar type neck brace or Leatt-Brace required.
  • Footwear: Closed-toed shoes secured by laces, buckles, or straps required.
  • Chest Protection: Required for all drivers in Kid Kart, Junior 1, Rookie and Cadet classes. Device must meet SFI specification 20.1 certification.

Kart Classes

All drivers must participate in their appropriate kart class as follows:

  • Kid Kart: attained age of 5 to 8 years old
  • Cadet/Junior 1/Rookie: age 8 to 12 years within calendar year
  • Junior/Junior 2: age 13 to 15 years within calendar year
  • Senior: age 16 years and up within calendar year