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K1 Speed Irvine

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Address: 17221 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614-6201
Phone Number:
+1 949-250-0242
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
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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K1 Speed, since 2003 has been building many years of success with its award...

K1 Speed, since 2003 has been building many years of success with its award winning centers and locations in Southern California, Pacific Northwest, Southwest and East markets. K1 Speed Irvine features up to 90,000 sq. ft. of space, equipped with plasma televisions, large projection screens, arcade games, pool tables, authentic racing memorabilia, a Pit Cafe, not to mention two professionally designed racetracks, high performance, zero-emission electric karts that are capable of 45mph, allowing novice and veteran drivers alike to experience the thrill of European style racing. Furthermore, K1 Speed Irvine offers special occasion reservations to celebrate special events through their various race packages. Whether visiting K1 Speed to race or to cheer on your favorite racer, K1 Speed Irvine coveys an atmosphere to lounge and relax or to feel the adrenalin and race!

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Great for kids

I take my grandchildren here often. They love the fast speeds and the competition. It is best to go during the week with much smaller crowds and wait times.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 14, 2016
rjonesirv
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Irvine, California
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was taken there for my birthday I had a blast! I just turned 50 years old and I had a great time! But be prepared to take out your wallet as it is not cheap. All in all I would give this a good rating.

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Thank Georgeanne B
k1_speedgokarts, Public Relations Manager at K1 Speed Irvine, 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 

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104 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My complaint about other indoor tracks is the noise and fumes give me a headache. K1 has electric cars. No fumes, less noise and lots of fun

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Thank Sally L
k1_speedgokarts, Public Relations Manager at K1 Speed Irvine, 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 

Irvine, California
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

We only participated in one race. It was fun. The other participants join in the fun by racing with you or trying to get ahead of you. Everyone does it in the spirit of fun. The surprising thing was how tired I was at the end of the race. You are so involved that you don't notice the effort you... More 

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Thank L T M
k1_speedgokarts, Public Relations Manager at K1 Speed Irvine, 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 

Irvine, California
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74 reviews
43 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

I take my grandchildren here often. They love the fast speeds and the competition. It is best to go during the week with much smaller crowds and wait times.

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Thank rjonesirv
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I came here with my two kids and of course, they weren't allowed to race. Overall, the experience was pretty fun, but a little pricey for what it was. Racing around the track the first time was novel, but subsequent races were pretty boring. If you've never done it, it might be worth a trip.

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Irvine, CA
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33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Attended K1 Speed for a team building event. It's surprising that the people you think will be aggressive drivers are not. Good place to drive a bit recklessly and not worry about getting ticketed! But driving fast takes skill and good timing! We booked the Grand Prix for our corporate event. It was good to have practice laps before the... More 

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Thank TigrMama
k1_speedgokarts, Guest Relations Manager at K1 Speed Irvine, 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 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

My daughter gave a day of racing to her Dad and we all got in on the birthday gift. It was fun but especially fun for my husband, he would give it a higher rating.

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israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

nice place to take the kids with friends . Good for holidays and weekends also. it is near Red Hill and Barrance, also near Jamboree. Very convenient

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Irvine, California, United States
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44 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I wanted to do something different on our date night. We saw this on Groupon and gave it a shot. We raced on both tracks. It was a lot of fun. Wish the races were a little longer for the price. They had good speed. We were a little sore after from getting hit from less experienced... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

We had a good time. It may take me a little more practice to get the hang of it. I was a little slow. My older daughter loves and she even took all day race and class with a Formula One driver in the past. It was excellent. But my other kids didn't have as much fun because they were... More 

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