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Pole Position Raceway St. Louis

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Address: 8800 Watson Rd, Saint Louis, MO 63119-5268
Phone Number: 13149257545
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Pole Position Raceway offers several racing formats as well as options for...

Pole Position Raceway offers several racing formats as well as options for group parties and events. Arrive & Drive - This option allows customers to show up individually or in small groups and race in standard races. These races last approximately 10 minutes with drivers separated into three categories based on the size and maximum speed of the go karts. Party Packages - With multiple party packages, Pole Position Raceway has become one of most enviable places to have a birthday party in St. Louis...and not just for kids. We offer three group racing formats designed for company parties, team building events, bachelor parties and groups who want completely private racing. Racing packages provide private racing and reserved time slots. Corporate Events & Facility Rentals - Pole Position Raceway is the ideal event venue for those in search of unique places to rent for parties or fun corporate event ideas in St. Louis. Combine the thrill of high-speed go kart racing with the use of our 56,000 square foot facility. It truly is the most unique event space in St. Louis. Special Events - For real karting enthusiasts, we host special monthly events like Ironman Races, Team Endurance Races, Youth Racing Camps and Driving Clinics that are open to the public.

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Independent Drivers

Our boys really enjoyed being able to drive solo in fast cars (usually they have to ride with an adult). The track manager actually bumped their speed when he noticed how well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2016
Angie C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Our boys really enjoyed being able to drive solo in fast cars (usually they have to ride with an adult). The track manager actually bumped their speed when he noticed how well they were doing! My husband also had fun racing around once himself! It is fairly expensive, depending on your budget. Definitely a good time for gear heads and... More 

Thank Angie C
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

If you've ever dreamed about racing a car as fast as you possibly can, but you also like being REALLY close to the ground, you MUST check out Pole Position Raceway. My wife and I received some free race passes through a fundraising event, and we took my nephew to go racing. These carts are electronically controlled, which gives the... More 

1 Thank DJZackAttack
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

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.

1 Thank jcpt928
Jacksonville, Illinois
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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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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
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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 

8 Thank Landy312
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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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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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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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.

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