Lincoln indoor karting track closes for £500k refurb

An indoor karting track in Lincoln will close for a £500,000 refurbishment to become what it believes will be the first multi-storey karting track in the county.

Major renovation work begun on the entire facility at Gridline Racing on Dunford Road in Lincoln on Monday, June 17.

The work includes installing a second floor and will take around a month to complete.

Gridline Racing on Dunford Road in Lincoln. Photo: Gridline Racing

The entire facility is closed during the works, although the centre is open for the weekends of June 22-23 and June 29-30.

After these dates, Gridline Racing, which first opened in November 2006, will be completely closed until the work is complete.

The estimated date for re-opening is July 20.

Photo: Gridline Racing

Photo: Gridline Racing

The work will see the indoor circuit increase from 215 metres long to 350 metres with two ramps being fitted. This will take the circuit to two levels.

A new reception area, briefing room, changing room, toilets, bar and cafe area will be installed.

Photo: Gridline Racing

Photo: Gridline Racing

Gridline owner Jason Frost said: “We’re all really excited for the second floor to be installed and have everything completed! We’ve been talking about doing it for years, and now we’re finally doing it! It should look brilliant when everything is done.

“We really hope these renovations put us firmly on the map and make us a ‘must visit’ place for everyone in the area and from further afield”.


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