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Address: 99 Caven Point Road, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone Number: 201-333-7223
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Description: Pole Position Raceway is home to the premiere indoor karting entertainment...
Pole Position Raceway is home to the premiere indoor karting entertainment facility in the New York/Jersey City area. Just 3 Miles from Manhattan, the 80,000 sq. foot two-track facility features the fastest (45 mph) electric karts in the United States, perfect for racers and beginners alike. At Pole Position, it is all about authenticity, exhilaration and safety. Each race is fifteen laps and each lap is 1/4 mile. Kids from 48"-56" ride karts built especially for them. Adults (with drivers License) & youth 56' and taller without Drivers License drive Adult Karts.Pole Position Raceway is great for the Arrive and Drive Racer, Personal Celebration and Corporate Events. There are different Group Race Packages which culminate in a Medal Ceremony. There are also Mezzanines and Party Rooms available for spectators and events.Pole Position Raceway also features video and virtual arcade games, an impressive display of racing memorabilia and more...
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yelp deal was great but too expensive for additional race

Went here for a birthday and overall it was a great experience. It was definitely helpful purchasing the yelp deal that was $22 for arrive and drive. I would have definitely gone... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
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Bayonne, New Jersey
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53 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We actually ended up going here for a birthday because one of the members of our party was in a wheelchair and this location has hand controlled go karts which is a rare find. I would recommend checking ahead to make sure this cart is in working order because they only have the one and sometimes it may not be... More 

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New Jersey
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14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We came here for a company outing. Did the "Grand Prix" package, which consisted of 3 races (practice, qualifying, and race). Staff was super helpful, place is very clean and well maintained. The karts themselves were fast (we were told up to 45mph) and fun. Learning the track was difficult but very very fun. Staff kept very good control on... More 

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Brooklyn
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Went here for a birthday and overall it was a great experience. It was definitely helpful purchasing the yelp deal that was $22 for arrive and drive. I would have definitely gone a for a second race if it was a cheaper, if it was $15 per race then more likely to run another round. After discussing with the group,... More 

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New York City, New York
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I grew up in the south where go karting was something we did for fun just because. Came here with a group of friends and our boys. If you want to make the best of your time, go early and take alot of money. One race was $30 and each subsequent race was $25. We had to wait an hour... More 

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Hello, Thanks so much for pointing out we lack a page. We just set one up. If you have any other questions or information please email zach@polepositionracewayny.com More 

New York City, New York
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95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Staff friendly, safe, had two races each. One by ourselves ..Great! One with slow racers, tight track, hard to pass safely...note, if u plan on returning by the $55 membership. You get one free on that date and one free on your birthday, then $20 each race after saving $5 a race so def worth it. Sign up for all... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Went here with a good friend and we had a blast. We went on a weekday evening and it wasn't crowded at all. In fact at one point we had the entire track to ourselves. The staff is very friendly and they have a good training video before you take your go kart seat.

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Palisades Park, New Jersey
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28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 via mobile

went there as a part of my best friend's bachelor party, had a great time racing all my friends and I would definitely go back if I get a chance. Don't go by yourself, definitely bring a company. more the better~

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London, UK
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Awesome fun. Electric cars are super-fast and you don’t have the petrol smell. You can wear you normal clothes. The cars go fast enough that you can scare yourself silly on the back straight. Professional staff, well organised and slick. Huge amounts of fun. Did two races and that was enough, one would be not enough. It was expensive and... More 

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We came from Hoboken to Pole Position Raceway as Go-Kart beginners. When you race, instead of placing you by the amount of laps you have done, it is about how long each lap takes, so during a race in which I would have come in 12th, I came in 7th, as my last lap was unusually speedy. As a kid,... More 

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New York City, New York
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49 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

I really enjoyed coming here with my family. My parents took me here as a surprise birthday gift, and it was stupendous! I liked that there was a range of ages. The only thing that was a bit upsetting is the long wait. The wait for my parents race was so long -an hour or so- so they changed their... More 

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Address: 99 Caven Point Road, Jersey City, NJ 07305
Phone Number: 201-333-7223
Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Jersey City
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 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 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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