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K1 Speed Carlsbad

6212 Corte Del Abeto, Carlsbad, CA 92011
760-929-2225
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Ranked #18 of 31 attractions in Carlsbad
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Race Car Tracks
Owner description: The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and amateurs alike an authentic and genuine racing experience in a safe,... more » Owner description: 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!  « less
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Ottawa, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Another great track/facility by K1 Speed. Having thoroughly enjoyed their Torrance location, this location was just as fun. Everyone from the staff at the front desk to the track marshals and managers were welcoming, friendly and helpful. The karts are fast and fun - after your first race. I found out that for your first race, the karts are slightly... More

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San Diego, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This is about as fast as you will ever go in a go kart. search for coupons before going to save 5-10 bucks per race. I went here with a group of friends for a birthday and we all had a blast... each lap is recorded to the mili-second and the course is challenging and the karts are fast and... More

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Carlsbad, California
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

It's a cool place if you want to drive like a maniac and not get a speeding ticket, but if your tall, beware. The design on the go cart seats are not for anyone tall, I'm 6'5 and after two races, had a very large and painful road rash burn on shoulder blade from rubbing on the seat that took... More

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San Diego
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

This is a very nice, clean place to take kids or friends to for a good time. The service is pretty good, but it seems a bit disorganized. It is also expensive - we paid over $150 for 5 people to race once. I'm sure they have a high overhead because of the cost of the cars, insurance, facility, staff,... More

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Seaside, Oregon
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Friendly, courteous staff, had to adjust to electric karts. But I've been going once a month for 4 months now. I thoroughly enjoy the racing. Love this place. To avoid long wait times avoid weekends.

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San Diego, California
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

My teen son and hubby went, when my son was 12 he enjoyed it more, but now he is driving, he didn't enjoy it so much. Be prepared for a lot of bumping, both my son and hubby said it was fun, but they didn't enjoy being bumped, almost like whiplash at times.

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Panama City, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

We had an awesome time at K1 speed. I wasn't sure I would enjoy it, but I had a blast. The track is very fun and the karts are very fast. Great fun.

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San Diego, California, United States
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2013

If I could give a negative rating I would... K1 Speed seems like a fun go-kart place at first, but don't be fooled by the looks. I went with my son the other day, and the first two races were fine. When the third race came up he was bumped several times by regulars and they received no warning from... More

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Escondido, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

K1 is great for all ages. Yes it's expensive, but it's worth it if you're into that stuff. Staff is incredible. Hardworking, even though it's usually BUSY, nice and helpful. Good place to go for all sorts of events.

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Coming from the UK we are used to petrol karts. Saying that these electric karts are quick and it was by all accounts good fun! We had three 15 minute sessions on quite a busy day so try and book ahead rather than turning up as we did. The only complaints I had was the track wasn't the most exciting... More

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