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Pole Position Raceway St. Louis

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Address: 8800 Watson Road, Saint Louis, MO 63119
Phone Number: 314-925-7545
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1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Thu 1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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We had a blast!

I took my significant other here as part of a night out, and, although we only did one race ourselves, we had a good time. The track is expansive and the carts are fast. This is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my significant other here as part of a night out, and, although we only did one race ourselves, we had a good time. The track is expansive and the carts are fast. This is easily one of the best go-kart centers I've been to.

Thank jcpt928
Jacksonville, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015

This was a great activity for my Father-in-law and his 3 boys (26,24,and 16). They had a ton of fun on the track and raced 3 races in a row. After this they were exhausted so take this into account if planning on bringing along younger or older participants. It was fun to see who was "winning" on the leader... More 

Thank Brettney H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

A family of 4 got a bit pricey, but it was a great experience for us all. Wait times can be long, but there are things to do. All safety gear is provided and employees are very helpful. Have fun and enjoy some fast racing

Thank Nic Y
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I think that this raceway was the funnest thing that we did on our trip! You do have to purchase the temporary license for the day which adds another $5 to the fee and the cost is per race so we had one race that lasted maybe 5 minutes and cost $85. It'd cost $70 to race after that so... More 

Thank Rebekah H
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Terrible Experience! Avoid! Avoid! After waiting over an hour while watching multiple groups check-in after us and race before us I inquired what the issues is. I am not talking 1 or 2 groups I am talking more than 5. They had no good answer for the reason. Then to add insult to injury they stated it would be another... More 

7 Thank Forrest M
Dave20122013, Owner at Pole Position Raceway St. Louis, responded to this review

This is Mike Johnson, Owner of Pole Position Raceway St. Louis. On December 27th, Mr. Murphy sent me a private e-mail stating he had a bad experience at our track. After reading the e-mail, I replied to Mr. Murphy asking for more information concerning the date and time of the experience, the number of people in his party, etc. so... More 

Belleville, Illinois, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I went with my 14 year old son and husband. We had a blast and are returning there for sure. I purchased a package but if I hadn't it would have been quite expensive for 3. We had to race at 35 mph since our son was only 14 and we wished to race together; if not for the package... More 

Thank Lisa T
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014 via mobile

Definitely a place for any racer to check out. Had a great time racing with everyone and chasing down faster lap times. U can even bring ur own helmet.

1 Thank Brittany Michel... V
Evansville, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I went here with a group of friends while in St. Louis. The electric karts were surprisingly fast and fun to drive. These are serious racing karts that require helmets. They are kind of pricey to race but I had a great time we paid to do it twice. Would come back again.

Thank Thunder31
Saint Louis, Missouri
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15 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Went to Pole Position with a few friends for one race and had a blast. Slight wait time but they were efficient. My only complaint was the price but I will probably go again so apparently it's not too terrible.

Thank Nathan G
Chesterfield, Missouri
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I took one of my sons there for a scout event and he loved it. Being indoors and using electric go-karts, it was not the typical outdoor, smelly karting experience.

Thank Coty636

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