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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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Fun but mucho $$$

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 1, 2015
Paul D
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Tubac, Arizona
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Alpharetta, GA
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
21 attraction reviews
138 helpful votes 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 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 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 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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48 reviews 48 reviews
3 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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
1 helpful vote 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 145 reviews
56 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 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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Los Angeles, California
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

It has always been in my bucket list to try an electric car. So my boyfriend took me to this K1 Speed. One thing I like about this place is that it's age friendly both for kids and adult. After my first 11 laps or there about, I decided to go on another lap. My boyfriend came 3rd and I... More 

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Cincinnati
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I have driven a variety of go carts and this place was great. They are electric carts so you do not have the exhaust or noise typically associated with go carting.

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