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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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Fun fun fun

We had a great time here. We stopped for a few minute and stayed for hours. There is so much here to keep you entertained. Not the same old thing. Thank you

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
Ricky V
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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Jersey City, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had a great time here. We stopped for a few minute and stayed for hours. There is so much here to keep you entertained. Not the same old thing. Thank you

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New Jersey
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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 95 reviews
18 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 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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665 reviews 665 reviews
287 attraction reviews
243 helpful votes 243 helpful votes
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
27 helpful votes 27 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
3 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 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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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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