September 4, 2017

Motorsport – Improving Individual & Team Performance

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The Metropolitan Borough of Wigan is blest to have its own racing circuit = Three Sisters Racing Circuit ion Ashton-in-Makerfield. The borough is part of the Greater Manchester City Region – a leading player in the Northern Powerhouse

We are leveraging this unique sporting venue to bring education, skills development and health benefits for young people and local residents. And leading efforts to redevelop the site as a centre of excellence for research & development and testing of electric and autonomous ( self-driving) vehicles.

We run the following motorsport programmes to build confidence, technical  and team working skills and community cohesion:-

ProtoGP Schools Kart Challenge

Formula Girl

Community Karting

In 2018 we will be launching a new Wigan Community Karting championship where every month local residents aged 10+ can race teams from others wards in the borough at Three Sisters Racing Circuit.

We want to boost participation in this great family team sport, and create opportunities for residents of all ages to volunteer as race marshalls, mechanics and engineers, and general grid mates.

Dave Hull & John Howard from NatSKA show how to prep a kart

We are currently restoring and testing second hand karts to get them race ready and are actively looking for drivers and mechanics to take part in our test days at Three Sisters Racing Circuit.


  • Sponsorship – in kind or cash. Tyres, components, safety wear,  digital marketing
  • Volunteer personal/staff time . Seeking Engineers, mechanics or grid mates ( general volunteers)
  • Spread the word – Tweet@GetMeMotoring or follow us on Facebook/theblairproject
  • Donate via our website


  • For local residents, the opportunity to race karts and be part of a team for low or no cost.
  • For sponsors, your business name/ logo on the vehicle, which will be promoted on all our social media channels to enhance your brand profile and Corporate Social Responsibility credentials.
  • For professional mechanics and engineers, the opportunity to give back and pass on your skills to the next generation.
  • Positive PR & media exposure

To benefit please email our head of marketing Marilyn Comrie OBE