2nd October 2019


How fast do the cars go at k1?

A: K1 Speed's 20-horsepower electric go-karts can reach speeds of up to 45 miles per hour – the fastest in the industry. The Junior karts can reach speeds of up to 20 miles per hour.

Correspondingly, how long does a Go Kart race last?

Races are 8 minutes long and start when the last kart leaves the pit area. Usually you can do 8 - 10 laps depending on how fast you go.

How do you drive a go kart?

Racing Tips & Tricks
  1. Make sure you're sitting correctly.
  2. Grip a symmetric grip on the wheel.
  3. Don't lose momentum.
  4. Stay straight for as long as you can.
  5. Keep the ride as smooth as possible.
  6. Avoid braking while turning.
  7. Don't apply the brake and accelerator simultaneously.
  8. Follow the leaders.

What is the minimum age for go karting?

All drivers need to be at least 48 inches tall, at least 6 years of age and be able to safely operate the karts. Racers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a minor release liability form. A: You will need to wear an approved safety helmet which Pole Position Raceway will supply.
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