All drivers must hold a KNSW licence. 2018 AKA licences will be accepted until they expire, after which, AKA licence holders will be required to purchase a licence from Awesome Drive on the day.

Awesome Drive - Under Licence from Pacific Park Ltd - Currently operate a hire kart operation from 10am to 5pm daily. To ensure fairness for both parties, and to avoid disapontment it is advised that you contact Awesome Drive before arrival to ensure the track is available for private practice.

Mobile : 0429238882

The current agreement with Awesome Drive is 15minutes on 15minutes off, this is to allow the operation of Hire karts and Private practice in harmony. In addition to this, every Tuesday from 3pm to close is allocated to PMKRC for uninterupted practice - No hire karts.

Practice Fees

Practice for PMKRC members is free. 

Non Members $45 - payable to Awesome Drive when you arrive.




All visitors must contact either:

Awesome Drive: 0429238882

PMKRC President Jamie Barnes: 0428116033



Before you commence practice you MUST sign in on the Awesome Drive Terminal at Track, or online at Awesome  Drive - register


PROCEDURE – Practice 



Authorised by

Jamie Barnes

Date Authorised


Revision Date



To ensure the Club is aware of who is present at the facility in real time and to mitigate risk associated with access to the facility


(Including Relevant Legislation)

Karting NSW Practice/Recreation Policy


PMKRC0001 – Practice Policy

Associated Documentation

Karting NSW Practice/Recreation Policy


PMKRC0001 - Port Macquarie Kart Racing Club Inc. Practice


Committee and Members



The aim of this procedure is to maintain the safety of the members and visitors whom practice at the Pacific Park Raceway. This procedure will assist with logging and identifying in real time whom is at the track practicing. This will give the opportunity to follow up on the safety of any member or visitor that hasn’t logged out of the track at the completion of practice.


This procedure will also identify the individual responsible for the safety and security of the track and facility.




1.       To access the track for practice each financial member will be issued with a key that will give them entry to the track,

2.       before you enter the track you must text Jamie on .

3.       In the text the following must be included;

4.       Name of person at the track,

5.       KNSW or 2018 AKA Licence No for whom is practicing,

6.       The adult responsible for the practice and also sign the practice sheet.

7.       Adhere to the Karting NSW Practice Policy attached,


Upon conclusion of practice you must;


1.       If you opened the facility note that you have handed practice over to the next responsible person or secure the facility,

2.       Text the above number once you have locked the exit gate to state that you have left the track

3.        or that you have handed practice to (stating the individuals name),

4.       If practice has been handed over to you and you are last to leave, then follow steps 1 & 2.

Other Members

1.       If other parties present to the track for practice then they must text the above information,

2.       This information will be recorded in a log which will show that the Club has mitigated its risk by recording in real time whom is at the track,

3.       Karting NSW Practice Policy must be strictly adhered to with no deviations as you will not be covered under the club’s insurance.




1.       Visitors must arrange practice with the Awesome Drive by 6pm the day before they wish to practice.


Karting is an enjoyable family orientated sport, the Port Macquarie Kart Racing Club Inc. will facilitate and uphold a positive atmosphere of a family Club that is supported with systems that maintain safety and mitigate risk to all participants.



Karting (New South Wales) Inc. State Policy



1.       A current Practice Permit is on display.  

2.       Where applicable, all key holders to sign the practice policy accepting the policy.

3.       Access is available to a fixed or mobile telephone and that emergency contact numbers are available for local emergency services.

4.       Appropriate flags and fire equipment be at the start grid.

5.       A responsible person is in attendance and that person to be 18 years old or older, to be non-participating in practice.

6.       An inspection of the track is carried out prior to karts using it (track walk).

7.       All drivers wanting to use the track are to have a current KNSW licence.

8.       Rookie and Novice can practice together. 

9.       Seniors only together on the track.

10.    Drivers should present their swipe card to the person controlling practice prior to going onto the circuit.

11.    If the Competitor Management System is not accessible at the circuit then a Register for recording details of anyone practicing should be kept, a copy is included. This would be sent to the State Office for licence verification with the next race day’s paperwork.

12.    Any person who practices unlicensed will be referred to a disciplinary tribunal.

13.    Karts used in practice will comply with the current KNSW Manual.

14.    E Grade licence holders are only permitted to use:

Rookie – Mini Rok Restricted/SW80/KT100J Restricted.

Novice – Mini Rok/KT 100J Restricted Juniors – KA100 Restricted/KT100J

Seniors – KA100/KT100J/KT100S or Tag 125 Restricted.


□ I have read/or someone has read the above to me and I agree to abide by this procedure. I also understand that not abiding by this procedure will see the forfeiture of my key to the facility.