Manx Kart Grand Prix
HistoryIn May 1985 the Isle of Man Kart Racing Association organised a kart race on a 1.25 mile long road circuit through the city of Peel. The one day meeting consisted of a practice at 6.30am and racing in the afternoon and evening.
Three years later the race was named the Manx Kart Grand Prix. A unique karting race circuit with straights and hills taking riders through a city centre and along a seaside promenade with challenging corners. Riders have been timed with speeds of 100mph with averages above 60mph.
Supported by the Special Events Unit, Department of Tourism and Leisure.
Watching the Manx Kart Grand PrixThe course is through the town centre of Peel. There are many viewing locations along the course for spectators.
Take any roads sign posted to Peel or the west. Once in Peel, drive along the promenade and along the harbour till the House of Manannan is reached.
Take the bus routes no. 4, 5, 5A, X5, 6 or 6A. servicing from Douglas and Ramsey to Peel (Note the 6A only travels from Douglas).
The west side of the island is not serviced by the Railways. Take a vehicle or bus.