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For the first time in DC Comic’s history, Batman – the world’s most popular DC Super Hero – is now an all-new, live-action arena spectactular which is taking the world by storm. BATMAN LIVE is a 15 million dollar stage production with an original story featuring a 43 strong cast of actors and circus trained acrobats, a 3D Gotham City landscape, a bespoke symphonic score, custom-built state-of-the-art stage, a 100 foot bat-shaped LED video wall, pyrotechnics and the impressive Batmobile, designed especially for the show by legendary racing car designer Professor Gordon Murray.

COMING TO HONDA CENTER – September 5-9, 2012


Are you fast enough? Have the fastest lap the week of Monday August 13th through Sunday August 19th and win tickets to see BATMAN LIVE at Honda Center. K1 Speed in collaboration with the Honda Center will be giving away 4 plaza-level tickets ($79 value per ticket) for the Grand Prize “Fastest Lap” winner and 8 terrace-level tickets (four pairs – $49 value per ticket) for “Fastest Lap” runners-up (placing 2nd through 5th in overall standings). “Fastest Lap” promotion will run from August 13-19th at all five Southern California locations. (Anaheim, Carlsbad, Irvine, Ontario, Torrance).

K1 Speed in collaboration with Honda Center will be giving away 2 plaza-level tickets ($79 value per ticket), as well as four terrace-level tickets (two pairs – $49 value per ticket) as part of ENTER-TO-WIN contest. BATMAN KNIGHT will take place on Sunday August 26 at K1 Speed Anaheim starting at 3pm-7pm. Fans will be encouraged to attend BATMAN KNIGHT in costume (i.e. Batman, Joker, Poison Ivy, The Penguin, The Riddler, Two Face, etc). Other BATMAN LIVE memorabilia prizes also to be given away throughout the evening. Customers attending BATMAN KNIGHT in costume will receive special discount racing, $8 off your race, from 3pm-7pm the day of the event.

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A-Main: The winner for 1st place podium goes to Spencer Mayeda. Spencer beat out 45 competitive racers to take top honor in todays GP2 Season Premier, Super Track Event. With Spencer taking a commanding lead for 1st place, the real race was between 2nd, 3rd, and 4h place racers. With the rest of the race group scattered amongst each other. Overall, the racers ran a clean race with very few incidences of bumping or slamming into walls.

B-Main: This was an entertaining race to watch, and tonights audience clearly enjoyed watching the racers compete. Our track staff did a good job in notify drivers that were violating our no-bumping rule, but driver, Olivia Ma, clearly must of had a brief laps in following our rules when she almost took out half of the racers going into Schumacher corner. No incidences of injury came of Olivia’s mistake in judgement.

C-Main: this was another fun filled race that made us cheer. Drivers Steve Butscher, Rishabh Shuklla, and Ryan Husband faught it our for a 1,2,3 podium finish. These 3 drivers were not making it easy to move in positions. With there tactical driving and constant focus, lead all three to the podium finish line.

D-Main: Matt Carpenter lead the race from start to finish. It seemed that the group would challenge each other towards the beginning of the race, but as the race moved on, all drivers had a 1 or 2 car length gap between each other. Still an all around clean and fun race, but not much position changes.

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Head over to select K1 Speed locations to participate in HIT & RUN DAY.

Saturday, August 11th from 11am-3pm


  • K1 Speed Anaheim
  • K1 Speed Irvine
  • K1 Speed Torrance
  • There will be promo item giveaways, premiere ticket raffles and each racer will get their very own HIT & RUN poster.

    At K1 Speed Anaheim look for the HIT & RUN standees for photo ops and receive your very own HIT & RUN wig (as seen worn by Bradley Cooper’s character in the movie).

    Come in and race and receive HIT & RUN special screening ticket for you and a guest on:

    Monday, August 20, 2012 – 7:30pm
    AMC Burbank 16
    125 E. Palm Ave.
    Burbank, CA 91502

    From the producer of Wedding Crashers – written and directed by and starring comic talent Dax Shepard (NBC’s “Parenthood”) HIT AND RUN is the story of Charlie Bronson (Shepard), a nice guy with a questionable past who risks everything when he busts out of the witness protection program to deliver his fiancé (Kristen Bell) to Los Angeles to seize a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Their road trip grows awkwardly complicated, when they are chased by the feds (led by Tom Arnold) … and increasingly dangerous, when Charlie’s former pals, a band of gangsters (led by Bradley Cooper), enter the fray.


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    Red Bull Kart Fight K1 Speed 668x1024 2012 Red Bull Kart Fight at K1 Speed!
    Red Bull World Kart Fight

    We have teamed up with our friends at RedBull who are looking for the top kart racer in the US, not just that, this year RedBull is flying the Top 3 racers to Austin, TX to compete in the National Final!

    5 Southern California qualifying locations

  • Anaheim
  • Carlsbad
  • Irvine
  • Ontario
  • Torrance

  • August 29 – Qualifier 6pm-10pm
  • September 5 – Qualifier 6pm-10pm
  • September 12 – Qualifier 6pm-10pm
  • September 19 – Qualifier 6pm-10pm
  • September 26 – Semi Finals – Top riders will compete, Invite Only – Anaheim location

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    What do you know… KC Cook takes the 1st place podium in K1 Speed Irvine’s Challenge GP Season Premier. KC as we know was a amazing competitor last season and proves once again to be another threat this season. But it was a tough battle with Spencer (the Dispencer) rubbing bumpers during the entire race. Paul Ciralli who finished out 3rd place was doing everthing he could to catch up, but those 2 drivers kept pulling away from the rest of the pack. Ultimately KC takes the win in a nail biter.

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    This was another fun filled race that made us cheer at the antisipation of Austin Yzaguirre and Elie Shline and of course or Championship points winner last season Nicholas Haye. These 3 drivers were not making it easy to move in positions. With there tactical driving and constant focus, lead all three to the podium finish line.

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    Will Dobrenen, Ryan MacBeth, and Max Shline demonstrated excellence under pressure. Not as seasoned and some of our other drivers, they are on the pursuit to that A main arena. With some hard throttling and some last minute braking, these 3 warped around the track at light speed. A Very new line up which is always great to see on the podium. We look forward to seeing them next round for the next challenge.

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