The nation’s largest go-kart company, K1 Speed, will cut the ribbon to the second South Florida facility Wednesday, April 30th at 5pm. This location is in Medley, FL and is conveniently located 10 miles from Miami International Airport and five miles from the Doral PGA golf course.
We are delighted to host Mayor Roberto Martell during the ceremony.
Special guest appearances by the Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders and Players!
Our Medley, FL center features a professionally designed indoor kart track, high-performance all-electric European go-karts, an advanced timing system that measures lap times up to a hundredth of a second, and a lobby that is part arcade, part motor sport museum. Whether you’re racing wheel-to-wheel with friends or are enjoying a snack while viewing our collection of authentic racing memorabilia, we are confident that you will not be disappointed. We can assure you, one visit to K1 Speed will be all that’s required to reset your expectations of what karting should and can be. If you live in Dallas-Fort Worth, visit our Arlington center today to see for yourself – no reservations are required!
Town of Medley Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Ceremony – Wed. April 30th at 5pm
8600 NW South River Dr.
Medley, FL 33166
We are proud to be an official sponsor and provide the following to our fans.
- Starting Fri. April 18, 2014 –
Customers will receive a FREE RCX TICKET with every race you purchase* –
*You save $10. Valid at Southern California centers – San Diego, Carlsbad, Irvine, Anaheim, Ontario, Torrance. While supplies last.
Saturday May 17th, 2014 & Sunday May 18th, 2014
Saturday May 17th – 10am-6pm & Sunday May 18th – 10am – 4pm
OC Fair & Event Center
88 Fair Dr.
Costa Mesa, CA.
Tickets can be purchased in advance HERE for just $10. Tickets can be purchased at the door the days of the event for just $15. Children Under 12 get in free
There will be ATM’s on site at the event
FOOD & BEVERAGE:
There will be no outside food or beverages allowed into the venue. There will be food and beverages for sale at the event
Parking is $7
4/9/14 – Anaheim, California – Uli Perez, driver of the number 52 Telemundo / K1 Speed, Chevy, returns to Southern California to compete in the NASCAR SRL S2 Series on Saturday April 19th at Irwindale Events Center in Irwindale California.
Perez is coming off his best finishes in 2013, where we stole the show back in October at Irwindale Speedway. Battling for position all night, Perez finished with an amazing third place finish, coming 4.5 seconds shy of winning the race.
“It was a great night of racing, and we had a great car that night to win it. It was not in our cards to win it. Coming in third place felt great in front of a home crowd. I had an awesome team that night” – Uli Perez, NASCAR driver / Owner
“Uli Perez is a great example that anyone can reach for their dreams. Uli is a great ambassador within the Hispanic community as well to the sport of NASCAR.” – Andrew Palos, Marketing Manager, K1 Speed
Perez is looking to redeem himself in front of his family and friends who will be there to root him on. Coming out short back in October, Perez is looking for the win at Irwindale on Saturday April 19th. Doors open at 5pm, The SRL S2 Series race is scheduled to race at 7:30pm.
About: Uli Perez Racing
Created in 2003, and operations out of Anaheim California, this Southern California race team has raced in various NASCAR racing series. From the NASCAR Super Truck series, to the NASCAR SRL S2 series. Owner / Driver Uli Perez has been in the racing industry since 1996. With Perez’s knowledge of racing and a great team, Uli Perez Racing is the first race team in the SRL S2 series owned by a Mexican American. Uli Perez racing also does charity and community work, reaching the Hispanic markets.
Telemundo 52 Los Angeles – The official Media partner and sponsor of Uli Perez Racing
K1 Speed – The official Go-Karting facility and sponsor of Uli Perez Racing
Sparco – The official race gear and sponsor of Uli Perez Racing
Padres contra Cancer – The official Charity / foundation of Uli Perez Racing
Yoli’s Mexican Kitchen – The official Mexican Restaurant and sponsor of Uli Perez Racing
April 8, 2014, Irvine, CA, USA – Southern California sports fans will finally get to experience the fusion of professional football and unparalleled entertainment when the most heavily publicized new team, LA KISS, takes the field for its inaugural season at the Honda Center in Anaheim!
LA KISS will celebrate the team’s home opener victory by bringing the players and dancers to K1 Speed for a fun evening. Fans will have an opportunity to race against dancers; compete in a tournament to win KISS/LA KISS prizes and potential appearance by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley as race Grand Marshalls. The AMC cameras following the team this season as part of a 10-episode Docu-Series will capture the experience of taking their competition from the field to the track!
“We’re excited to be a part of history,” said K1 Speed owners David and Susan Danglard. “We’re looking forward to the fast-paced, high-action entertainment of Arena Football back to Southern California with a new team. This partnership is a great fit for us. K1 Speed offers high-performance action and we’re going to witness this on the field with the LA KISS. With a global brand in KISS, we see much benefit coming out of this partnership.”
“We’re excited to partner with a brand that has multiple locations close to where we play our home games,” said LA KISS Team President Schuyler Hoversten. “LA KISS fans are drawn to the high energy and excitement of our games similar to the high octane experience K1 Speed provides.”
NOTES FOR EDITORS
About K1 Speed
Founded in 2003, K1 Speed America’s Premier Kart Racing company. With kart racing centers in California, Washington, Arizona, Texas, Illinois, Florida and several more facilities planned for the near future, K1 Speed brings the thrill and excitement of indoor karting to a large audience.
Indoor karting has grown into a large industry over the last several years, not only within California, but across the nation. K1 Speed was one of the first companies to bring electric karts and indoor go kart tracks to Southern California, and since the first location opened in Carlsbad in 2003, there has been an explosion in the market.
The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and amateurs alike an authentic and genuine racing experience in a safe, comfortable, accessible and perhaps most importantly, unique environment. Utilizing advanced European electric karts and indoor asphalt tracks, K1 Speed quickly developed a reputation as being fun and exciting, and growth has been continuous since the doors were first opened. 2014 K1 Speed is celebrating 10 years of karting excitement. For more information on K1 Speed, please visit www.k1speed.com
About LA KISS
The LA KISS is the newest expansion team in the Arena Football League (AFL), which will be entering its 27th season this year. The team is owned by Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the legendary rock band, KISS, along with Brett Bouchy and Doc McGhee. The team kicked off its inaugural 18 game season at The Honda Center in Anaheim, CA and will be broadcast to a national audience. To learn more, please visit www.lakissfootball.com
Affordable Race Classes – Improve your times with Patricio Jourdain at our K1 Speed Racing School!
Our go kart classes – we offer a race class for beginners and a racing class for advanced competitors – are a great way to learn more about karting and motorsport. If you would like to get involved with the sport of karting or are interested in improving your lap times with more advanced racing techniques, we would be happy to help. Karting is our passion at K1 Speed, and we are intimately familiar with the workings of our 20hp electric karts and the ins-and-outs of proper racing technique. If you are looking for an affordable race class, then our go kart racing class is for you! Please feel free to contact K1 Speed today for more information or to schedule a reservation.
- New techniques taught
- More track time
- Over 1000 drivers attended in the past 2 years
Karting Academy Details
The Racing School is split in to 2 categories based on age and height requirements. The JUNIOR CLASS is for kids 6 to 11 years of age with a minimum height of 48″ and must have some karting experience. 10 seats available per class. The ADULT CLASS is for adults age 12 and up with a minimum height requirement of 4′ 10″ (58″), 20 seats available per class.
About Patricio Jourdain
Professional Racing Career:
- 2013 Skullcandy Team Nissan Driver
- NASCAR Racing
- Stock Car National Champion Mexico
- Formula Renault USA
- Formula BMW Europe
- Ford Trailer Truck Series
- Touring Cars
- Formula Barber Dodge Series USA
Training & Coaching:
- Toyota Driving School
- Porsche Driving Experience
- Seat Racing
- Pirelli Driving School
- General Motors
- Ford Motor Company
- Police Car Testing for Mexican Government
K1 Speed Racing School Includes:
- Driver Welcome
- Track Session 1 – Track Walk-Through and Racing Concepts
- Track Session 2 – Follow Instructor
- Evaluation 1 – Group Feedback
- Track Session 3 – Simulate Rolling Start
- Evaluation 2 – Individual Feedback
- Track Session 4 – Race Mode
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Meet race legend, Boris Said, Sat. April 12th at the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach – K1 Speed booth #1519
Boris will be racing at 3pm in the GT class No. 31 Marsh Racing Corvette with teammate Eric Curran
“It’s a lot tougher now. There are a lot of good teams,” said Said, looking forward to competing in the new United SportsCar Racing sanctioned by IMSA. “I hope we see races with 40 cars.”
Saturday, April 12th
12:15pm – 12:45pm
Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach
300 East Ocean Blvd
Long Beach, CA 90802
K1 Speed booth #1519 in the Lifestyle EXPO
signing autographs and taking photos with fans!
Ever wonder what it would be like to take a car on the Kart track?
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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
K1 Speed, the largest go-kart racing company in the United States, set to open newest location in Denver, Colorado.
Irvine, CA April 3, 2014 – K1 Speed is the largest karting company in the country, with dozens of locations throughout the United States, from South Florida to the Pacific Northwest. Since its founding in 2003, K1 Speed has hosted hundreds of thousands of racers at its karting centers. This success has helped drive unprecedented growth in the last two years, and the company shows no signs of slowing down. The latest K1 Speed facility will be opened in the Mile-High City, situated in Highland Ranch and Littleton – Denver, Colorado.
Karting Uniquely Suited for Denver’s Climate
K1 Speed and Denver make such a great pair that it’s a wonder Denver wasn’t host to the first K1 Speed location! Why? Well, it comes down to a couple of factors:
• Weather – Denver is known for weather that runs the gamut of conditions, from searing heat to blistering cold. There’s a saying in Colorado; “If you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes.” And yet, for individuals eager to race at K1 Speed, the weather will be the last of their concerns, as each and every K1 Speed facility in entirely enclosed.
• Altitude – Anyone who has ever been to the Mile High City knows that the altitude can play tricks on your body. Even walking up a flight of stairs can leave you out of breath. This same lack of oxygen that affects people also affects engines, especially small engines like those used in go-karts. At K1 Speed, however, this altitude won’t play a role, as the company exclusively uses all-electric go-karts for superior performance.
Put simply, the elements at play that make go-kart racing and Denver strange bedfellows have been accounted for. In fact, K1 Speed Denver will be open seven days a week, 364 days a year, regardless of weather conditions. And racers will never experience a lack of power due to altitude! The karts at K1 Speed Denver – a mile up – are just as quick as they are at K1 Speed Miami!
Race Day or Night, Rain or Shine – No Reservations Required
Racers at K1 Speed have a number of options. One of the most popular is K1 Speed’s Arrive & Drive races. Individuals can join an Arrive & Drive race on a first-come, first-served basis, no reservation required. Up to 12 competitors at a time – friends, family and strangers alike – compete in a 14-lap race against the clock. The winner of the race is not who crosses the finish line first, but rather who manages to set the fastest lap within the allotted number of laps. By crowning a winner based on time rather than position, the Arrive & Drive race eliminates variables which could work in one person’s favor at the cost of another’s, such as starting position or defensive driving from other competitors.
The company also offers a number of race packages which can be reserved, perfect for parties of 8 or more people. These packages, which include reserved race times and exclusive use of the track during heats, are great for birthday and bachelor parties, corporate events, team building exercises, and special occasions. To further tailor these events around each party’s needs, K1 Speed also offers private room rentals and catering options. No matter a group’s needs or wishes, K1 Speed will work tirelessly to help make sure the experience is a pleasant and memorable one.
A New Standard for Karting in the Mile-High City
With electric karts and professionally designed indoor go-kart tracks, K1 Speed Denver will set the new standard for karting in the Mile-High City. Residents who are interested in racing at K1 Speed Denver can visit the Highlands Ranch location between 11AM and 10PM, Monday through Saturday, and until 8PM on Sundays. Adult drivers must be at least 58” tall while junior racers must be at least 48” tall.
K1 Speed Denver
Phone: (855) 517-7333
For Corporate Inquiries, Private Parties & Birthdays
Phone: (855) 517 7333
Email: Group Reservation
KTLA 5 Morning News reporter, Allie Mac Kay LIVE at K1 Speed Anaheim where she learned about the professionally designed tracks, high performance electric karts, and catering events for drivers of all ages. Anaheim Manager, Steve Fabela, also informed her about the different membership opportunities, race packages, and arrive and drive programs accessible for all drivers. Not to mention junior classes and race leagues intended for children who are interested in becoming more involved with racing.
K1 Speed Anaheim
1000 N. Edward Ct.
Anaheim, CA 92806
About Allie Mac Kay
Allie Mac Kay is a feature reporter on the KTLA 5 Morning News. She calls her segments, “the fluff in between car chases, death and destruction” — and she would have it no other way. She gets to highlight businesses, events and people all over Southern California every morning.
After working all over the country — from Salt Lake City to Sacramento to New York City — she’s thrilled to be back home in Los Angeles, and on the show she began watching in high school.
She gets asked the same two questions every day: what time do you wake up and what time do you go to bed?
The answers are 2:30 a.m. and never before 10 p.m. She runs on coffee and laughter, and gets to see Los Angeles freeways with no traffic.
Allie is a champion for keeping the arts in schools, and as a Melanoma survivor, she also speaks out about skin cancer and the dangers of tanning.
Read more: http://ktla.com/bio/allie-mac-kay/#ixzz2xquunn3I
In 2013, more than 23,000 Southland residents, making up over 861 spirited walk teams, turned out to support their local Ronald McDonald Houses and helped to raise over $1.9 million.
WALK FOR KIDS AT A GLANCE
What: a non-competitive 5k (3.1 miles) event for adults and children at all fitness levels held simultaneously at four different Southland locations. In Orange County, individuals, businesses, community groups, families and friends walk to raise money and awareness for the Orange County Ronald McDonald House.
Why: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California provides a “Home Away from Home” for families of seriously ill children receiving care in Southern California. No family is ever turned away due to an inability to pay.
When & Where:
2695 E Katella Avenue
Anaheim, CA 92806
Sunday, April 6, 2014
How: There are so many ways to get involved. Become a sponsor, showcase your company at a booth, form a team, volunteer, walk. For more information you can visit the Walk for Kids website at www.walkforkids.org