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Andersen Race Park

10101 US Highway 41 N, Palmetto, FL 34221-8854
+1 941-723-3900
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such a poorly run company. such a shame. Over booked, non working reservation system, lost reservation, unsympathetic

We called in November to reserve in December, but the calendar hadn't been populated. Odd, but we... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
tom2098
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Palmetto, Florida
Not Interested In Catering To Casual Users

Unfortunately, this very nice, very professional KART race track is not like going to a go-cart... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Wendell T
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Andersen RacePark is a go-karting facility that is able to offer a wide variety of activities. Team Building and corporate entertainment is high on the agenda at the Park, along with professional driver coaching for both aspiring and recreational race car drivers. Comprehensive training in a formula car is also available upon request.
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  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“lap times” (2 reviews)
“drive fast” (2 reviews)
“go karts” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 12:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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10101 US Highway 41 N, Palmetto, FL 34221-8854
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+1 941-723-3900
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Reviewed December 27, 2017

We called in November to reserve in December, but the calendar hadn't been populated. Odd, but we were told to check the website later, and did. Early December the calendar was populated on the web but the website could not handle credit cards. Odd, so...More

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Neil v, Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Dear Tom, We appreciate your frustration and comments, however as we explained to Peter that day, a reservation was not made in advance despite his claim so. Reservations are confirmed via email receipt of payment and we do not take reservations verbally over the phone,...More

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Reviewed December 8, 2017

Unfortunately, this very nice, very professional KART race track is not like going to a go-cart track for a fun ride around. Our first visit was good; the guys there welcomed us and my twin sons attended an orientation class (for a fee), then spun...More

Thank Wendell T
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Neil v, Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2017

Good Morning Mr. Wendell, I am troubled by your experience, however, I am unable to find your profile in the system to call you on the phone. We certainly endeavor to offer a safe and repeatable experience to all, including small children, although accommodating children...More

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Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

What an amazing staff. We made arrangements to visit with our 10 year old and 6 year old grandchildren before they came to vacation. The children were given individual attention and instruction. Safety was first and the staff made everything fun! They also got to...More

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Reviewed August 24, 2017

The second best thing about ARP is the fact that it caters to everyone who has an interest in driving a kart. Want to go out with a bunch of friends and drive the track and have some laughs. ARP has you covered. Think you...More

Thank Gordy L
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Neil v, Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2017

Thank you for the kind words! We certainly enjoyed hosting you at the track and hope to do so many times to come! It is even possible to get into a DD2 or a 6 speed shifter under the right conditions. Just let us know...More

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Andersen Race Track was such a great experience. It is so different then the every day things you can do. I was not expecting how much fun the track would be and I loved seeing the results and weekly results in the email! I will...More

Thank Madison M
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Neil v, Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 17, 2017

Hi Madison, Thank you very much for the kind words! Let us know if we can help progress you into the next level with race chassis and race tires!

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Reviewed March 16, 2017

If you like to race go karts where the pros run or learn like the pros visit Andersen Race Park. Staff does and excellent job of making sure you have a blast. Make sure you have the address because the only problem they have is...More

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Reviewed October 24, 2016

So I heard about this outdoor go karting place thru friends that live close to the track. While I was in Tampa originally for Busch Gardens Howl O Scream I took advantage that we were close by we called the go kart track for confirmation...More

Thank Brenda P
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Neil v, Guest Relations Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2016

Hi Brenda, Thank you for the kind words! We certainly try to ensure a fun and safe experience for everyone and we love first timers! We hope to see you back here soon.

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Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to release some stress and have some fun! Great for family days out or team bonding for work. Carts are all maintained to a high standard- great fun!

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Neil v, Guest Relations Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2016

Thank you for coming out and letting us know you had fun! It's always good to know we're getting it right! Come back and we'll see if we can get you into something faster!

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

The folks here do a great job at keeping things moving along and well organized. They explain how things work if you're new, and help out in many ways. They also provide you with a clean washed hygiene helmet sock for your use. Some say...More

Thank Jim A
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Neil v, Public Relations Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2016

Hi Jim, Thank you for the kind words! We always appreciate customer feedback, both good and bad to help keep us on track... Pun intended! We have just launched a new fleet of LO-206 Performance 4 Strokes as a bridge between the Rental Karts and...More

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Reviewed August 11, 2016

If you are a car person and like to drive fast this is a blast. No cops, no tickets and no repairs. Drive it like you stole it.

Thank John Y
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Neil v, Public Relations Manager at Andersen Race Park, responded to this reviewResponded August 22, 2016

We're glad you enjoyed it John! Come back soon and we'll help you get into something faster!

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gregsgoat68
February 26, 2018|
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Response from Neil v | Property representative |
Good Morning! Arrive & Drive rental karting is $25 for the first 10 minute session and $20 for each subsequent in the same day. There is a savings available by booking your session online via the schedule page on our... More
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NParadisius
June 2, 2017|
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Response from Neil v | Property representative |
All children under the age of 16 are required by insurance to complete a minor licensing course which is split into different days according to the child's height and needs to be scheduled in advance as space is limited... More
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