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Address: 6212 Corte Del Abeto, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone Number:
+1 760-929-2225
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and...

The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and amateurs alike an authentic and genuine racing experience in a safe, comfortable, accessible and perhaps most importantly, unique environment. Utilizing advanced European electric karts and indoor asphalt tracks, K1 Speed quickly developed a reputation as being fun and exciting, and our growth has been continuous since we first opened our doors. In addition to our Arrive and Drive racing option, which allows individuals to visit our indoor karting centers anytime and experience the thrill of racing, we also offer racing leagues and a variety of packages for corporate events and group parties, which have proven quite popular. To meet the needs of customers and kart racing enthusiasts who demand more, we also have a Pro Shop - K1 Race Gear - which carries everything that a karter might need to compete at the track. At K1 Speed, our goal is to be synonymous with karting, and we think that we are on our way! 

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insane fun !

only been 2 times in many years. it was lots of fun but its hard for me to justify the prices. i wish they had better lower price ways to race.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
ndepndant
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carlsbad ca
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carlsbad ca
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123 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

only been 2 times in many years. it was lots of fun but its hard for me to justify the prices. i wish they had better lower price ways to race.

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Thank ndepndant
Polson, Montana, USA
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Scott and his team went above and beyond on our trip to K1. I went with my 6 year old and we had a blast. If your looking for a little adrenaline while in Carlsbad..K1 is a great spot!

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Thank cmilton
Vista, California
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30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Electric carts are fast and fun. It does get busy though, and waits can get long. Would be a little better if driver ability was better matched.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 via mobile

Samuel took great care of my family and I. Safety was a priority and he made sure my kids also had a great time. Jay and family.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Thanks to Samuel, who coordinated with our larger group, we all had a very great experience riding and racing together. Some of us had been before and most of us were first timers, but he made us all comfortable, at ease and helped make things enjoyable for everyone. It was so much fun, I'll definitely be back.

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1 Thank MelaneeThys
k1_speedgokarts, Public Relations Manager at K1 Speed Carlsbad, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review us on your recent visit to K1 Speed! We greatly appreciate your positive review and are happy to hear that you had a highly enjoyable experience. As a token of our appreciation we would like to present you with a ½ off discount on your next walk-in “Arrive and Drive” race Monday... More 

San Diego, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016

Awesome center , great staff . I brought my girlfriend for a fun date night , and it turned out to be a really great experience . The staff there really go out of their way to make you feel safe and also make sure you're having fun. The manager that was there , Scott Black, personally checked us in... More 

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Oceanside, California
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12 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

Lots of fun at K1 Speed. Great for Birthday Parties. They do a fantastic job coordinating everything. It's a little pricey, but worth it every now and then. Best for ages 12-16.

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Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2016

Came here for a team building event for work. Had to wait a while to get on the track but once we did, it was a blast! Great time was had by all.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

Only downfall is that adults and kids can't race in same race - there are adult races and junior races.. but other than that, it's a blast!!! You can let out your inner Mario Andretti!

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1 Thank taralynne1
New York, New York, United States
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2016

Our grandkids had a blast racing the carts. The facility is large and very clean. each race has 14 laps and may take up to 1/2 hour to set up, run, and dismount. There are from 8-12 carts in each race and they try to match skills and ages.

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