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K1 Speed Carlsbad

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Address: 6212 Corte Del Abeto, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone Number: 760-929-2225
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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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Tons of Fun

I have not had this much fun in so long. The course was fun, the staff was great, the cars and course were fun to ride on. Best to go with some friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
elefio
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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91 reviews 91 reviews
34 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

I have not had this much fun in so long. The course was fun, the staff was great, the cars and course were fun to ride on. Best to go with some friends.

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encinitas, CA
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147 reviews 147 reviews
42 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

My cousins visit every summer and this raceway is number one on their list of things to do. Well organized and a lot of fun for the kids. Dad's find the cars quite confining if you are over 6 feet tall! Just let the kids race! Teaches them driving skills...

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San Diego, California
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151 reviews 151 reviews
27 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

When you walk into the place, it feels like a speedway. You can hear the cars on the track. They make you register and get a "drivers license" card. They only allow so many at one time so the track wasn't too crowded. They monitor the drivers and keep it safe. It was the first time for our 13 year... More 

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Carlsbad, CA
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I love K1, it's fun and great for teenagers and adults alike, not for little kids. It's a little pricey for what you get but it's fun. They have some food and beer available as well.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Good fun except for the very end where some idiot kept hitting me. Best to go when there are less people or you have a group reservation. The racing is good fun. Certainly worth doing once.

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San Diego, California, United States
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83 reviews 83 reviews
18 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We have been to several kids birthday parties here. Kids have a blast as well as the parents who drive. The biggest downside to this place is if you want to go with a friend or two. We have tried to go on numerous occasions and have been informed that it will be a two hour wait!! They need to... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Corporate events there and my husband likes going there too. Best one in town. They change up the track every now and then. good place for kids bday parties too.

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Escondido, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Good location and affordable - blow off some steam and drive fast (legally!). One note: if you are tall or big-boned, you may have sore hips the next day. The cars are small. My husband is a big guy and was bruised, but it was totally worth it!

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Vista, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Typically would take my son and his friends here and would watch them speed around the track, but I tried it and had fun too! We took a group from the office here for a team building event and had a blast - watch the competitive side come out.

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Carlsbad, CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
18 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

Because of the cost, this is a special occasion place for our family but both my son and hubby enjoy it in equal measure. The karts go pretty fast, but the place makes safety a priority. The only bummer is that kids and adults can't race at the same time, so it's wise to have the kids bring a friend... More 

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