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Address: 17221 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614
Phone Number: 949-250-0242
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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: K1 Speed, since 2003 has been building many years of success with its...
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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Satisfy your need for (cornering) speed safely!

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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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 

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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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.

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Alpharetta, GA
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 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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Tubac, Arizona
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Got to take your kids there at least once. Expect to drop some dough, but worth the try. The cars are fast and the track is challenging.

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London
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88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

If you hadn't visited any other go karting locations you could be forgiven for thinking what goes on here is normal - it's not. Other competing gokarting tracks do things a lot more efficiently. This means you spend more time on the track, and less time waiting. The staff here didn't seem to know what to do, and whilst we... More 

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Fresno, United States
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21 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We were in the area for a hockey tournament and I booked an event for some fun between games. K1 was easy to work with and well organized. The kids and coaches all had a great time racing and we got some fun pictures at the end. It's not cheep but I think it was worth it for a special... More 

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Atwater, California
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Nice indoor facility, fast cars and a decent place to hang out as an onlooker. Nice arcade, and snack bar. Love that the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners got trophies. Great family fun.

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Phoenix
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53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We had a corporate event at this place and it was awesome. Be a little bit careful though as you are trying to set the new land speed record. One of my buddies took a turn to fast and spun out and got T-boned by the dude behind him. Pretty serious neck injury that caused him to miss work and... More 

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Santa Barbara, California
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I went to this K1 Speed location on my birthday to check it out and go for a few races. Now I am an AutoX driver and I understand racing is inherently dangerous with the risks involved, especially with many novice drivers around you such as at K1. However as soon as I walk in there's a pretty good impact... More 

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Long Beach, California
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145 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

The place is great for people of all ages. I found that most of the clients were from the early teens to 30’s, but I had a great time as well. There are a couple of courses and has a slow option for those “junior” racers (pre-teens). It is not cheap as you will want to do more than one... More 

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Additional Information about K1 Speed Irvine

Address: 17221 Von Karman Avenue, Irvine, CA 92614
Phone Number: 949-250-0242
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Irvine
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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