Students from the University of the West of England, Bristol, who enjoy various types of Motorsport with a focus on Karting.
UWE Motorsports Club is the home of all motorsport and automotive endeavours at the University of the West of England.
UWE Motorsports was founded with the mission 'To widen participation in karting, for students at the University of the West of England, at a grass roots level at the most affordable prices',
UWE Motorsports has continued to grow and develop into the club that exists today.
When we're not racing, we aim to organise and host motorsport and automotive themed trips and motorsport viewing events, with previous highlights including:
We also organise events based on demand from members, so if there is an event you would be keen to attend we can plan that!
The British Universities Karting Championship (BUKC) is a national karting competition which takes hundreds of students from institutions from all over the UK and puts them together racing in the most powerful arrive and drive karts in the world; with the aim of their university being crowned the BUKC Champion. Benefiting from live broadcasting, the BUKC attracts significant interest in the motorsport community and across the world.
With the 2023/2024 confirmed, the BUKC championship will return to some of the best and most favoured tracks in the country. Take a look at the calender for this year:
Test days - the perfect chance to try out BUKC as well as to earn your karting license to race in the Team Champtionship
For more information about the BUKC please follow the links below:
BUKC - British University Karting Championship
The British Universities Karting Championship calendar also includes the running of the annual 24 hour team endurance race, held at the Teesside Autodrome. Based on the traditional Le Mans endurance event and featuring the traditional running start, the BUKC 24 hour race is a highlight for all those who take part. With teams varying in size from 4 - 12 and as small as a team of 2.
For more information on the BUKC 24 hour race please follow the link below
24 Hour Race - BUKC
UWE Motorsports organises it's own championship, the UWEKC, designed exclusively for UWE Motorsport members to compete against one another in a friendly enviroment. The UWEKC is ideal for both people that are new to motorsports and for those with motorsports experience and it aimed at everybody of all talents and abilities. We race in indoor tracks around the south west. The races are once a month
With events taking place in close proximity to UWE, the UWEKC championship is the perfect grass roots, entry level into competitive motorsports.
To become a UWE Motorsports Club member you will need to purchas a membership, which will give you access to attend all our events.
Code of Practise