Indoor Karting San Diego – Carlsbad, North County
At K1 Speed Carlsbad, our popular Arrive & Drive racing package allows racers of all ages to experience the thrill of head-to-head action! Perfect for families, friends and co-workers, Arrive & Drive racing allows individuals to come in anytime, without a reservation, and race in our high-performance all-electric karts. Racers can purchase one race or a combo package of 3 races at a discounted rate. We must warn you though that racing can become addicting! If you want to introduce the thrill of motorsport to a friend, you can also purchase gift cards.
Whether you want to blow off steam after a long day at the office or are looking for some thrills this weekend, we invite you to K1 Speed Carlsbad in North County, San Diego. Our indoor karting centers are world-class entertainment centers, complete with professionally designed racetracks, spacious lobbies, authentic racing memorabilia, snack bars, and seating areas featuring leather couches and flat screen plasma televisions. When you’re not on the track, you can soak in the atmosphere and talk strategy with your fellow racers. To inquire about closures, please call K1 Speed Carlsbad today. If the track is open, then you are welcome!
Arrive & Drive Indoor Karting
An Arrive & Drive race is a 14-lap, timed event featuring up to 12 competitors. Rather than race each other for position, racers go up against the clock. At the end of the session, the racer with the quickest lap time is the winner and earns the privilege of bragging rights! Despite the relatively simple concept of a race against the clock, a timed session presents a unique challenge as achieving a quick lap time requires consistency and the skills to navigate and pass slower drivers. Just as in qualifying for a Formula One grand prix, one simple mistake can prove to be the difference between first and second place. And the clock doesn’t lie, so there are no excuses if your friend, co-worker, parent, son, daughter, or spouse beats you on the track!
Setting a fast lap time and taking home the victory in our Arrive & Drive races also requires mastering our high-performance electric karts. As with all K1 Speed centers, our K1 Speed Carlsbad indoor karting center in North County, San Diego uses environmentally friendly, all-electric go-karts. With 20hp electric motors and maximum torque available from 0 rpm, the karts feature superb acceleration. Unlike gas-powered karts, which can easily bog in slow-speed corners and are weight sensitive, our electric karts can accelerate to top speed nearly instantly, regardless of driver weight. The difference is startling for individuals accustomed to the anemic performance of lawnmower-powered karts. Quite simply, once you try our electric karts, you’ll never want to race anything else!
Come In and Race Today!
Arrive & Drive racing is offered every day of the year, at every single K1 Speed indoor karting center. Contact K1 Speed Carlsbad in North County, San Diego today to inquire about private closures to ensure that our center is open for business, as well as for driving directions. We make the thrill of wheel-to-wheel racing accessible to young and old alike, and would be happy to welcome you to our 60,000 sq. ft. track, rain or shine! Have questions? Read our FAQ.
K1 Speed Carlsbad
6212 Corte Del Abeto
Carlsbad, CA 92011
Full center opening times
Phone: (760) 929-2225
For Corporate Inquiries, Private Parties & Birthdays
Phone: (855) 517 7333
Email: Group Reservation
DIRECTIONS: Located about 20 miles North of San Diego and Sea World, just a couple miles from the Carlsbad Beaches and Lego Land directly across from Palomar airport rd.
All junior racers must be a minimum of 4′ tall to race.
No mixed junior and adult races.
Track Record: 26.691 sec. – Brandon Walsh, July 2, 2014