Flags

Meaning of Flags

Know your flags

  • Blue & Orange flag: This is one of the flags that novice and slower racers may see more often. It means that you need to allow the person behind you to safely pass you. If you are shown this flag, yield the racing line to the faster go karts that are approaching. It’s important to keep an eye out and be cautious as to not cause an accident.
  • Black flag: If you see this flag it is mostly because you are driving in a reckless manner. You must immediately discontinue the unsafe driving. Please see below for more information.
  • Green flag: Used to signal the start of a race.
  • Yellow flag: Signals a warning or caution. In a race situation it usually indicates that there has been an accident or spin out. Drivers must slow down and approach with caution to pass the go karts that may be stopped on the track. No overtaking is permitted on a caution flag.
  • Red flag: The race has stopped because of a potential emergency on the track. Stop immediately.
  • Checkered flag: Signals the end of the race, practice or qualifying session.