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K1 Speed Irvine

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Address: 17221 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614-6201
Phone Number: 949-250-0242
12:00 pm - 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

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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pretty expensive treat.... but the kids had great fun way taking money for a "license" what is the point, just to extract more $$$

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

pretty expensive treat.... but the kids had great fun way taking money for a "license" what is the point, just to extract more $$$

Thank Frqflyer
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is fun. Haven't been to any other locations, but this one is clean, the staff is nice & helpful.

1 Thank Terry K
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I tried this place 2 years ago and it was ton of fun. this year Im back with my family and their children, worth the visit. I give it two thumbs up.

1 Thank s a
Orlando, Fl
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a really cool place. It's not cheap, but is something different to do. All 4 of us raced. Our kids went twice. If you get motion sickness at all, I would not recommend this attraction. I felt a little queasy afterwards. The cars go up to 45 mph, which is fast for a go kart. You get a... More 

1 Thank djbls
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took my two teenage daughters to this while on vacation. They said it was the highlight of the trip! The place is air conditioned and they use electric carts so no smell of gas which was nice. Staff is friendly and they do a good job making first timers feel comfortable. We received a print out of lap times and... More 

2 Thank Chris C
Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here with our sons for a few birthday parties. They love it! The speed, the track, hanging with friends at air hockey in between racing. A good place for kids to practice driving in a fun setting.

Thank IrvineFamily
Laguna Niguel, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

My 2 kids had a great time with races... what can I say, they had a great time and cant wait to come back. I took advantage of a Groupon deal with 4 races for $48/kid

Thank 1959Ian
Anaheim, California
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have been 3 times and had a good time twice; the third time I left as the wait was over 3 hours long! The track time is good and the people are nice. The cars are also in good shape.

1 Thank Troy-Wo
Irvine, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

My husband, nephew and I visited the K1 with some extended family. Very fun for ages 14-46! The track is not too difficult. The platform pictures at the end of the winners were a hit!

Thank Deana M
Epsom, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This is the first place I've encountered that only offered electric go-carts! Good fun, two rounds of racing with a practice session before that. Only gripe is that some of the carts were not fully charged, and so the race had to be stopped a few times to get a replacement.

Thank RakishDriver

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