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Tampa Bay Grand Prix

12350 Automobile Blvd, Clearwater, FL 33762
727-527-8464
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Ranked #17 of 33 Attractions in Clearwater
Type: Race Car Tracks
Owner description: Unique in Tampa Bay area, we are an European-Style Karting Center where Pros or Joes can ride a powerful Italian electric OTL Pro-Kart up to 45mph on... more » Owner description: Unique in Tampa Bay area, we are an European-Style Karting Center where Pros or Joes can ride a powerful Italian electric OTL Pro-Kart up to 45mph on our new challenging 1/4mile track, completely protected by the safest barrier system available today.Challenge yourself or compete with your friends, partners and family in a 14 lap race. Tampa Bay Grand Prix is fully equipped with the state-of-the-art Club Speed Timing System . Each lap is timed in our computerized system, with the best overall lap time winning the race. At the end of each race, you will receive a sheet showing your lap times. You can check your best lap times, the best of the week, the best of the month, and the top Pro-scores, online. « less
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New York, New York, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

6 friends and I heard that this was the REAL DEAL indoor cart racing experience. So while on vacation in Clearwater Beach we headed on over to the Clearwater location (there is also on in Tampa). Rather than doing the open race, we opted for a Grand Prix, which meant it would be a private experience for just our group.... More

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
53 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

SPEEDSTER I’ve never felt tempted to rocket past 70mph signs but I had a great time here. I don’t think I ever hit 50mph as the signs claim (the paths are too windy) but it sure FELT like I was flying. I was bumped several times by other carts and even tapped the corner of the rails—I barely felt it... More

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Been here with my wife and 2 kids and really had a great time, the electric race cars are so pleasant to ride. very nice and professional staff. We had a great family time and will go back.

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

If you enjoy watching GP racing, fast cars, or even your garden variety go-carts, you'll love this place. My 16 year old son and another 40ish friend ran several races and had a blast. Every cart in every race is timed individually and your race is really you vs. the clock so it really doesn't matter if you're first or... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

So we traveled 30 min to get here and then when we got there it had said " sorry we are closed , due to a private session" the session was for 2 hours !!! We wasted 1 hour of our time to drive down here, I'm very disappointed, don't waste your time, and also all this information that we... More

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flpisces67
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Today was my son's first time at the Clearwater. In general, he had a good time but I found their quoted lap number highly misleading. First, my son was often last out onto the track since the cars move single file onto it and he was placed in the last car several times. At first I thought that was no... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

We visited Tampa Bay Grand Prix for an afternoon for our 11 year old son. He participated in 3 races and had a blast. If you have more than one child, this attraction can be kind of expensive. The staff was friendly and helpful and very attentive to safety during the races. This is a great outing for families and... More

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Melbourne, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We get here- register, wait, and just as we're called, an employee "Dannnnng" decided to go out and do 15 laps or so. We wait, with helmets on, in 90 degree weather while she does her laps. That alone is ridiculous. There is a wait and an employee is out doing laps by themselves while paying customers wait in the... More

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Tampa, Florida
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194 reviews 194 reviews
14 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Other than my experience with the cashier, it was really good. My wife, son and I went to take advantage of the lunch time special and arrived at 1:50. By the time I registered the 3 of us on their computer, it was just before 2. I left my wallet and my wife paid for the more expensive race, so... More

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Being from out of town, we didn't have coupons or groupons. We did the buy two/get one free, which was apparently per person... But my husband drove once, and both sons drove twice each.... So what the heck was that buy two get one free discount referring to??

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