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K1 Speed Irvine

17221 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614-6201
+1 949-250-0242
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Speed Cars

These go carts go extremely fast. I love coming here and racing all of my friends. I usually come... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
craig t
Fun But Expensive

K1 Speed in Irvine is located on Von Karman about a mile from Walmart. Its got a cool track. The... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Aero E
Irvine, California
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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!
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good46%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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17221 Von Karman Ave, Irvine, CA 92614-6201
+1 949-250-0242
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

These go carts go extremely fast. I love coming here and racing all of my friends. I usually come in last place but thats ok because we always have a blast. Recommend for fun bday parties

Thank craig t
Reviewed 29 July 2017

K1 Speed in Irvine is located on Von Karman about a mile from Walmart. Its got a cool track. The employees are organized and make sure everyone is secure and has their helmets on before the race. My wife took me here for my birthday....More

Thank Aero E
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

We went to this place as a treat for my son in his birthday. It was a bad experience for all of us. The place is nice and neat. But the employees in this place made sure that we don't have fun. The guy who...More

Thank dr.amal
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Last time I went to a k1 speed, I had some broken fingers, so my kids and nephew and niece ( all in there 30's ) raced for the first time. This time my fingers were a little better so I challenged my 34 year...More

Thank Rook H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Had a group of a dozen colleagues racing a mini tournament composed by three races. Our group had an average age of 55; with many of us being over 65; still everybody had fun and enjoyed the experience. The service was remarkably efficient; with a...More

Thank ejpm2016
Reviewed 10 July 2017

You will a blast showing your driving talents. This is a must for those who want a taste of racing...Bring all your friends and have a day of racing against eachother..

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Okay my fellow race crazies... this is one thing you got to do. Get some friends together and go racing (do it for adult birthday party instead of hanging at a bar). Way fun! Dreams of F1 and dueling with Sebastian Vettel, Lewis Hamilton, etc....More

Thank TomTinaP
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This place is not cheap, but it's a lot cheaper and safer than the Willow Spring trace Track. I couldn't afford to go there too often, so I come here to just get it out of my system, and you can get enough of the...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 12 June 2017

There are 2 race courses here. The longer one is for adults and teenagers over 58" and the shorter one for kids over 48". On the weekends there are many private partys at this place so you do want to call and ask what time...More

Thank Alex W
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Overall always a good experience racing at K1. Sometimes the wait is a bit long but at least you have people to race against... Only downside is sometimes you have really bad, borderline dangerous drivers. Karts are also occasionally throttle controlled from the operator. Which...More

2  Thank Evan M
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Michael V
29 July 2015|
Response from Emineee | Reviewed this property |
You may buy a block ticket. Our ticket was a gift, hence I do not know exactly how much does it cost. I am guessing it is 20 usd per race. You can race as many times as you like, but after each race you have to get off the... More