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Address: 6212 Corte Del Abeto, Carlsbad, CA 92011
Phone Number: 760-929-2225
10:00 am - 12:00 am
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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

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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This is an awesome place to go with your kids. My family and I went here and had a great time. You get a free race when its your birthday day and can have great deals during the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2016
Jeremiah W
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Carlsbad, California
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank melaniecarden
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

1 Thank taralynne1
New York, New York, United States
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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.

2 Thank John P
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

This is an awesome place to go with your kids. My family and I went here and had a great time. You get a free race when its your birthday day and can have great deals during the year. Price is not to high. Usually they have a deal where but one race get one race free. Great place for... More 

Thank Jeremiah W
Oceanside, California
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We bought a Groupon and decided to use it one night. Definitely, a lot of fun, try to go on a slower night for your first time.

Thank nobody12344321
Oceanside, California
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Two sets of cars are used, junior cars for people 4'10" and shorter and one for taller people. The larger cars go faster. Both are electric and fast. They run approximate 14 lap races (about 10 minutes). They run the junior cars on the same track but in separate races from the larger cars. They have several groups of cars.... More 

1 Thank Sanford A
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Great fun for the entire family and friends the food wasnt that good though dont buy the food. The cars were fast and the music was good. dont take your foot off the gas.

Thank A R
Carlsbad, California
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Fun way to spend a little time going fast! The cars are fun and they haul. Somewhat intimidating a first, but - get out on the track and things are very cool - and fast :)

Thank BeachfrontBaja
Duluth, Minnesota
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23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

My teen boys raced with some friends. Two ten minute races were $41 each. Very strict rules to keep everyone safe so no bumping. Each lap is timed and averaged out over entire race to determine winner. AAA discount is good here.

Thank Angela S
Norridge, Illinois
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141 reviews
49 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016 via mobile

For what you get, this place is not overpriced. The family had a blast and this place is clean and well supervised. The course is nicely layed out and they have slower cars for younger kids . It's indoor so great in any weather

Thank Bill L

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