News and info on K1 Speed’s participation with charitable organizations.

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Bucky Lasek is headlining a unique go karting event and fundraiser at K1 Speed in Austin TX on June 4th. You will have the ultra rare opportunity to drive on a team with or against some of your favorite X Games athletes from Skate, BMX, Rallycross and more! The evening is going to be packed with prizes, raffles and lots of fun. Doors open to this special event at 7:00 pm and you can arrive and drive right from the beginning. There will be some amazing items up for auction and Red Bull will be in the house supporting the event all night long.

The race will be based on a endurance format and each driving team will be anchored by a celebrity athlete. There are three spots per team open to the public and a total of 10 teams. That means only 30 will get the opportunity to race side by side with the same guys you will be rooting for at the X Games the following week. To be one of these lucky drivers just visit to bid for a spot on a team today! Confirmed drivers are Bucky Lasek (Skate Vert), Tanner Foust (Rally X), Travis Pastrana (Mr. Everything), Chase Hawk (BMX) and Liam Doran (Rally X) with more confirming daily.

The top three winning teams will receive prizes and swag from our sponsors of the event. Even if you aren’t coming out to drive this will be the place to hang out and get up close to some of the best in action sports.

All proceeds benefit Road2Recovery


K1 Speed
2500 Mchale Ct, Austin, TX 78758

Wed. June 4th 7:00pm – 10:00pm

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The Road 2 Recovery Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) non-profit organization founded to help professional AMA licensed professional motocross/supercross members with financial assistance if they sustain career-ending injuries as well as providing motivational, emotional, and spiritual support to these individuals and their families.

On April 14, 2011 the Road 2 Recovery expanded to Europe. The Road 2 Recovery International supports licensed FIM MX1, MX2 and MX3 Professional riders who sustain career-ending injuries.

As of January 2014 Road 2 Recovery expanded once again to help professionals in action sports which kicked off in a strategic merge with nonprofit Athlete Recovery Fund. Road 2 Recovery will consider support to the following sports BMX, FMX, Skate, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobile, Surfing, Mountain Biking, and Wake Boarding. Some sports are specific to freestyle disciplines but all grants will require the unanimous approval of the board of directors.

Our goal of Road 2 Recovery would be to build enough assets in the endowment fund to completely provide for an athlete under our description for the duration of their life if they are unable to ever generate revenue again. We can strive towards this goal with the help of everyone in the motocross and action sports community who is passionate about these sports. The Road 2 Recovery is out there to make our sports a better, safer place.

Road 2 Recovery MX & SX/ International / Action Sports are all separately functioning accounts which are independent of each other.

The non-profit Road2Recovery Foundation wants your complete confidence and trust, and thus we have created this page to show supporters and donors of R2R what we do with the donations we’re given. We are extremely careful with how we spend the dollars you entrust in our care, and offer you an inside look at our financials. Our 501 (c) (3) Non-Profit Federal Tax ID# is 86-0996104

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LIVE MUSIC, RAFFLE PRIZES AND MO! What else can you ask for? Join us at K1 Speed Irvine on Friday, November 8th to support MOVEMBER!

11.8.13 @ 7-10pm

K1 Speed Irvine – 17221 Von Karman Ave. Irvine, CA 92614

$30 donation includes:
- 1 race (14-lap race)
- Wahoo’s #1 combo
- OC Mo t-shirt
- OC Mo sticker
- Beer ticket
- Raffle ticket

Purchase your ticket at SHAVE THE DATE Friday, November 1st at Wahoo’s Fish Taco HB#2. Also upon registering at K1 Speed Irvine day of.

JUST ANNOUNCED – All participants in the Challenge GP Irvine will receive a Ticket courtesy of K1 Speed.

Robert Jon & the Wreck
The Higgs

Wahoo’s Fish Taco
Pabst Blue Ribbon
Red Bull
DC Shoes
Anaheim Ducks
Pedego Electric Bikes

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As an independent global charity, Movember’s vision is to have an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health. During November each year, Movember is responsible for the sprouting of millions of moustaches on men’s faces around the world. Through the power of the Mo, vital funds and awareness are raised to combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges.

Movember encourages men to join the movement by growing a moustache for the 30-days of November. After REGISTERING on, these generous Mo Bros start the month clean-shaven, then grow and groom their Mo (slang for moustache), asking friends and family to donate to their efforts. With their new moustaches, these Mo Bros bring much needed awareness to men’s health issues by prompting conversations wherever they go.

Movember’s not just for men. Mo Sistas are an important part of Movember’s success. Once REGISTERED, Mo Sistas raise funds and encourage the men in their lives to get involved. Essentially, Mo Sistas do everything that Mo Bros do, without a Mo. Learn more about Mo Sistas HERE.

At the end of the month, Mo Bros and Mo Sistas celebrate their Movember journey by throwing their own Movember EVENTS or attending one of the official GALA PARTÉS held around the world.

The Movember Effect
Globally, the funds raised by our Mo Bros and Mo Sistas support world-class men’s health programs that combat prostate and testicular cancer and mental health challenges. These programs, directed by the Movember Foundation, are focused on awareness and education, living with and beyond cancer, staying mentally healthy, living with and beyond mental illness and research to achieve our vision of an everlasting impact on the face of men’s health.

Movember – a global movement
Since its humble beginnings in 2003 in Melbourne, Australia, Movember has grown to become a truly global movement inspiring more than 3 Million Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to participate across 21 countries worldwide. Movember is also aware of Mo Bros and Mo Sistas supporting the campaign and men’s health causes in other parts of the world, from Moscow to Rio de Janeiro, and everywhere in between.

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Join K1 Speed Saturday, October 26th from 9am-3pm at Biggs Harley Davidson for the Strength of Heart Benefit Ride.

The Jenna Druck Center was founded in 1996 by Dr. Ken Druck with the support of his family, friends and the community after his 21 year old daughter, Jenna, was tragically killed in a bus crash while studying abroad. Inspired by Jenna’s extraordinary spirit, special qualities of love and leadership, and to honor his daughter’s life, Ken developed the Center’s two programs, Families Helping Families (FHF) and Spirit of Leadership (SOL). Over the past fourteen years and with the help of dedicated staff, Board members, and volunteers, the Jenna Druck Center has made a profound impact on the lives of thousands of people. The JDC team is dedicated to working together with the community turning grief into hope and strength into leadership.


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Biggs Harley-Davidson®
1040 Los Vallecitos #113
San Marcos, CA 92069
Phone: (800) 442-7539
Fax: (760) 481-7302

Store Map Please visit us at

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Alexander Rossi and K1 Speed Open the Doors to Motorsport Fans across America
October 14, 2013, Austin, Texas, USA

K1 Speed and Alexander Rossi are proud to collaborate on an open event in Austin, Texas on 13th November 2013. Fans and racers alike will have the exclusive opportunity to meet with Alexander Rossi, currently America’s only Formula 1 driver, ahead of the American Grand Prix in Austin, Texas, and meet the young star who is leading the way for an American presence in Formula 1.

Aspiring drivers will have the opportunity to test their skills against the Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver, after Alexander sets a hot lap in the karts on track, and a competition will be run to win exclusive Caterham F1 Team merchandise, signed by Alexander himself.

The event, hosted at the K1 Speed in Austin, is free of charge to the public and will begin at 19:00 – chargeable driving slots are available on a first come first served basis, and are booked upon arriving at the center.

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David and Susan Danglard, K1 Speed owners:

“At K1 Speed we are teaching racers to follow their dream of becoming a professional driver like Alexander Rossi through our Racing School and Challenge Grand Prix Leagues. At a young age most racers receive their first taste of speed when they step into a go kart and one of our main goals at K1 Speed is to provide this unique experience for all ages.

“As an ambassador for K1 Speed, we feel Alexander is a true representation of our core values. Alexander has shown that hard work and dedication can put you in the position to become the next American in Formula 1. He has proven to have the drive and passion to inspire American motorsport enthusiasts to strive to be the very best. We’re very excited to host Alexander at our event in Austin on the 13th November; race fans will have a very unique opportunity to meet and race with a professional driver – an experience that doesn’t come around often.”

Alexander Rossi, Caterham F1 Team Reserve Driver:

“I’m absolutely delighted to be taking part in the event with K1 Speed and will truly welcome to opportunity to meet motorsport enthusiasts from around the country in a setting that could not be more perfect for upcoming and passionate drivers. K1 Speed have done a fantastic job of encouraging motorsport within America and making it much more accessible for amateurs and young prospects alike.

“I’ve karted at various venues for K1 Speed, and as an ambassador I am proud to help encourage the passion for motorsport that is so prevalent in America. With the upcoming USA Grand Prix, the event on the 13th November will be the perfect opportunity to bring Formula 1 a little closer to the wider public in America, allowing those with a real love for motorsport the chance to come and experience a taste of where it all begins.”

During the event, Alexander Rossi will be available for short media opportunities – to book your slot, please contact; Tom Webb, Caterham F1 Communications at;

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About Alexander Rossi
Alexander Rossi is currently the only American Formula 1 driver and is currently with Caterham F1 Team, based in Oxfordshire, United Kingdom. For 2013 Alexander has been competing for the team’s GP2 team, EQ8 Caterham Racing, resulting in two podiums despite a late start to the season. Alexander also partakes in the Formula 1 team’s Friday Free Practice sessions, and Young Driver Test, where he gains valuable experience behind the wheel of the current Formula 1 car, while also helping the team develop the car for the season and the future.

From 171 Formula car starts, 21-year old Alexander has: 38 wins, 67 podiums,
34 poles and current win percentage of 22.22%
• 2013 Caterham Racing GP2 Championship Driver
• 2013 Caterham F1 Team Official Reserve Driver
• 2012 Caterham F1 Team Official Test Driver
• 2012 World Series by Renualt – 11th Overall
• 2011 World Series by Renault – 3rd Overall and Rookie Champion
• 2011 AirAsia Team Lotus Driver Development Program
• 2011 FIA Institute Young Driver Excellence Academy
• 2010 ART Grand Prix GP3 – 4th Overall Championship
• 2009 BMW Sauber F1 Testing – F1 Superlicense Qualifications
• 2009 GP2 Asia / Meritus Racing and Ocean Racing – 9th Overall, 3 Top 5 Finishes
• 2009 International Formula Master Championship / ISR Racing – 4th Overall and Rookie Champion
• 2008 Formula BMW World Champion, 1st Place
• 2008 Formula BMW Americas 1st Champion, 10 wins
• 2007 Formula BMW Americas 3rd Overall, 3 wins
• 2006 Skip Barber National Series, 3rd Overall, 4 wins
• 2006 Skip Barber Western Regional Series, 1st Champion

For more information on Alexander, please visit or catch up with him on his official social media platforms:
Google+: AlexanderRossi
YouTube: TeamRossiRacing

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Round 1: Streets of Long Beach kicks-off the 2013 Championship season in style with new cars, new drivers, and all the sideways excitement that Formula DRIFT is known for. Champion Daigo Saito will be back to defend his title against all competitors including Vaughn Gittin Jr., Justin Pawlak, Ryan Tuerck, Fredric Aasbo and the rest of the talented pool of drivers.


Don’t forget to the visit the K1 Speed booth to receive special discounts and photo op with show kart and K1 girls. Visit our partners, Falken Tire, and root on Justin Pawlak, Daijiro Yoshihara and Darren McNamara!

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