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Address: 6212 Corte Del Abeto, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone Number: 760-929-2225
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Sun 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Description: The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and...
The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and amateurs alike an authentic and genuine racing experience in a safe, comfortable, accessible and perhaps most importantly, unique environment. Utilizing advanced European electric karts and indoor asphalt tracks, K1 Speed quickly developed a reputation as being fun and exciting, and our growth has been continuous since we first opened our doors. In addition to our Arrive and Drive racing option, which allows individuals to visit our indoor karting centers anytime and experience the thrill of racing, we also offer racing leagues and a variety of packages for corporate events and group parties, which have proven quite popular. To meet the needs of customers and kart racing enthusiasts who demand more, we also have a Pro Shop - K1 Race Gear - which carries everything that a karter might need to compete at the track. At K1 Speed, our goal is to be synonymous with karting, and we think that we are on our way! 
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Fun afternoon

A very fun afternoon, though my arms ached after a while, you really have to muscle those cars around the track. But still a fun time.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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San Diego, California
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Most kids and adults love to take a spin on a go cart. So this place allows both to connect, and get in touch with their inner race car driver.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Super fun! Bring friends, family whoever. Fast and fun and thrilling. Get a report of your lap times after the race. Make sure to arrive in time to do registration if first time. We did this amd then test drove a Tesla down at UTC the same day. This was almost more fun.

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Lompoc, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Terrible experience! The monitors let a group of teenagers get out of control. They were basically trying to hit each other and had utter disregard for all other racers. There actions resulted in the race being stopped twice to check damage on the cars. Ruined the day for my grandson that was caught in the wreck. I asked two of... More 

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southern california
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

fist time at one of these places. I had fun but go early -the more in your group the more chance you will get stuck behind slowbees. I gave a 3 star rather than 5 because the staff are supposed to flag drives that are holding up the course to let faster drivers pass. they were hit or miss on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

A very fun afternoon, though my arms ached after a while, you really have to muscle those cars around the track. But still a fun time.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We love spending an afternoon at K1. It can definitely get expensive, but it's a good time. They really have everything you need, helmets, etc. The only down side is that it can get crowded and sometimes there's quite wait to race. There are video games and a pool table to help pass the time.

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San Marcos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

For how long u have to wait and how much it costs it is not worth it. Plus the guys who run it let their friends and people who they consider vip clearly receive cars that are better. When your passed going full speed something isn't right. My son who was doing great was told to pull over to allow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We were out in this are for Don Prudhomme's Open House in 2011 and we were looking for something to do the next day. I found this place and my husband had to try it. He had a blast. Would definitely do this again.

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Oceanside, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Feels like your in whatever motorsport you like! On track, it felt more like I was hitting 70 to 80mph! Even with my rear tires wanting to spin me out, every lap had some kind of unexpected moment. Finished 4th overall. I personally recommend you go to K1 Speed to let your adrenaline go bonkers on you!

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and 16 year old had a lot of fun with 3 rounds of racing. The lobby is comfortable with plush leather sofas for waiting. We definitely will be back.

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