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K1 Speed Carlsbad

Open Now: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Adrenaline Raceway

This truly was an unexpected joy! As full grown adults, we wondered if we surpassed the age where... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Thomas G
What's not fun?

A local friend took me there for the first time. Not my first indoor track, but K-1. Layout was... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2017
Bob R
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  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
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“lap times”(4 reviews)
“go karts”(3 reviews)
“a lot of fun”(6 reviews)
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...more
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6212 Corte Del Abeto, Carlsbad, CA 92011-1471
+1 760-929-2225
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Most Helpful Positive Review
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...More

3  Thank John P
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed April 22, 2013

If I could give a negative rating I would... K1 Speed seems like a fun go-kart place at first, but don't be fooled by the looks. I went with my son the other day, and the first two races were fine. When the third race...More

9  Thank Philip E
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Reviewed July 19, 2018

This truly was an unexpected joy! As full grown adults, we wondered if we surpassed the age where go karts would still provide the fun it once had when we were younger. The short answer is yes, it absolutely will thrill you, if not more....More

1  Thank Thomas G
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

We just raced here with colleagues and customers. It was the best fun I’ve had in a long time! I didn’t want it to end it was that good.

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Reviewed February 8, 2018

This place is alot of fun! Its a must do at least once or more. I so recommend going here.Its in a warehouse type area. People are fun. Definitely a good time.

Thank Tonia H
Reviewed January 17, 2018

I took my daughter and grandson (11 - over 4' 10") a couple days ago and we all had a blast racing. The first come first serve process they used to assign you to a race(s) was great as it allowed for a break between...More

Thank Phil R
Reviewed October 18, 2017

If you are tall, you better drink or take some pain medication before you race. If you are not tall or under 120 pounds, you are going to love this place. Amazing place for a kids birthday, but if your clients are over 6 feet...More

Thank JD M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

A local friend took me there for the first time. Not my first indoor track, but K-1. Layout was good, karts were fast enough for the audience. Run groups were mixed which meant a lot of slower drivers, most of whom were respectful. While not...More

Thank Bob R
Reviewed August 8, 2017

I took all 6 grandkids, ranging in age from 8 to 18, bought them the 3 race tickets and turned them loose. The 3 younger ones raced against each other while the 3 older ones competed against each other and several other customers. It was...More

Thank Ben C
Reviewed July 12, 2017

Have been there twice , both for parties. It is so much fun and very exciting. My only complaint is that the wait if extremely long, and they do not take reservations. Only reservations for large parties.

Thank Donna H
Reviewed June 16, 2017

Great place. Very clean and super fun. They have other games on the side while you wait and the staff was good.

Thank dragonjac7
Reviewed May 18, 2017

I have been to a couple of others K1's and I like this one the best. Seems to be much more efficient and certainly more clean. The cars are zippy enough that you really feel like racing. It is fun to have friendly competitions with...More

Thank Katy K
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