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

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Irvine, California
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Irvine, California
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7 reviews
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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.

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Irvine, California, USA
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

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Irvine, California
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13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 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 

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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.

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Alpharetta, GA
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45 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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
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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 140 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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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 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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8 reviews
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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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56 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 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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