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Address: 17221 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614
Phone Number: 949-250-0242
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10:00 am - 11:00 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

K1 Speed, since 2003 has been building many years of success with its award...

K1 Speed, since 2003 has been building many years of success with its award winning centers and locations in Southern California, Pacific Northwest, Southwest and East markets. K1 Speed Irvine features up to 90,000 sq. ft. of space, equipped with plasma televisions, large projection screens, arcade games, pool tables, authentic racing memorabilia, a Pit Cafe, not to mention two professionally designed racetracks, high performance, zero-emission electric karts that are capable of 45mph, allowing novice and veteran drivers alike to experience the thrill of European style racing. Furthermore, K1 Speed Irvine offers special occasion reservations to celebrate special events through their various race packages. Whether visiting K1 Speed to race or to cheer on your favorite racer, K1 Speed Irvine coveys an atmosphere to lounge and relax or to feel the adrenalin and race!

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Rainy day fun

Great place to take the kids on a rainy day. Children have their own track, away from adult track. My kids had a great time. Totally experience was less than 2 hours. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Laura M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great place to take the kids on a rainy day. Children have their own track, away from adult track. My kids had a great time. Totally experience was less than 2 hours. They have a couch and a few tables for spectators like me who aren't interested in participating.

Thank Laura M
Irvine, CA
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75 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great way to sharpen your reflexes and have fun. I had to stop auto racing, due to finances, but anyone can afford to race here. I even took a 1/2 day class and got much faster. Weight is an issue with such light karts, so the 100 lb kids will whizz past you, but there's always someone your weight to... More 

Thank lapsrus
Orlando, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Fun, Fun, Fun!!! If you are in the area, please go there! We had so much fun with our kids! We will be back!

Thank MitterHK
San Juan Capistrano, California
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107 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Family came here to race on Saturday around 2:30 PM. Track 1 has a 2 hour wait while track 2 was only 45 minutes so we opted for the twisty, windy track 2. Kart racing is always fun but man some of these people don't know when to let people pass even when they are being warned to let people... More 

2 Thank qhunnyb
irvine, ca
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35 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I don't think this is a good value, but the experience is still fun for sure. Look for a groupon deal to ease the pain.

1 Thank ptirvine
Irvine, California
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20 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We went there for a corporate/team building event and had plenty of fun. Turns out racing is intense and a little scary, but definitely a worthwhile experience. You do earn the food that's to follow.

Thank Rene R
Irvine, California, USA
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46 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

I have been here quite a few times with my clients. I prefer Pole Position due to the WIDER seats because i am a big guy. I love the score board in the straits. Cars are fun and fast. Good family experience as well.

Thank Eric G
Irvine, California
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32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

This is a fun place for adrenaline junkies and race fans. It is often very crowded, so usually it is best to go during off hours or for the first few races of the day. Usually, I go with friends and family right when they open on Saturday morning. This has avoided the long wait behind a birthday party or... More 

Thank Dave T
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44 reviews
15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

My grandson who is 11 years old loves to race here. This place is well organized, clean and they athere to the strict safety regulations. We love watching our grandson race here.

Thank Emineee
Alpharetta, GA
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Was in town for the lacrosse national championship tournament and some of the players wanted to check it out. Found a Groupon that was a great deal, about half price. Four of us ended up going and it was late on a Monday night. Only about 6 other people were there so there was no wait at all. From other... More 

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