Halloween is just around the corner! Win a FREE RACE by being the best dressed at K1 Speed on Halloween! Put on your best costume, come in to any of our locations between Noon and 10PM on October 31st and ask to sign in at the front desk for our Halloween contest. You will be notified by email if you won!*
*Please no masks are allowed on the track during your race.
Here’s a great example! Donkey Kong, Mario, Luigi and Peach made an appearance at K1 Speed Carlsbad.
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Come down to K1 Speed South Florida from 2pm-4pm to race against Power96′s very own JP from the Morning Show. Win tickets to Homestead Speedway Ford Races, plus VIP tickets!
Saturday, October 20th
2pm – 4pm
K1 Speed South Florida
2950 Stirling Road,
Hollywood, FL 33020
Travis Pastrana was rudely sent out of the X Games last summer when Andy Scott shunted him from behind during a qualifying round for the RallyCross event. Until that moment, the world had been looking forward to a meeting between Travis and eight-time (and soon to be nine-time) World Rally Champion Sebastien Loeb, whose Citroen WRC team had specially shipped a car from France.
Now in a new episode of the YouTube series, ‘On Pace With Pastrana,’ we get to see the X Games as Travis experienced it. In part one below, Travis meets his idol, Loeb, and the two go head-to-head in go-karts at K1 Speed Torrance. Afterward, Travis and wife Lyn-Z take in the Moto X Step-Up and Best Trick competitions. Check it out…
Our second leg in our Junior league saw a reduction in racers, but two new, first time drivers, so that is exciting as we try and establish something for our youth to do after school. Andres Lacayo, a regular here at K1 FTL. In our qualifying heat, Portis Thompkins took the pole with a fast lap time of 25.19. Andres again won the A Main with a very fast lap time of 23.4 seconds, beating his personal best by .8 of a second. Kamari Felton was only .2 of a second behind Andres as they cross the finish line in what was almost a photo finish! It gets more exciting every month! Great job Andres!!
Jul 10th – Mini GP
Aug 7th – Mini GP
Sep 4th – Mini GP
Oct 2nd – Mini GP
Nov 6th – Grand Prix Final
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We had our very first Junior League FT Lauderdale style today, 4 September, with a modest turn out of six racers. Andres Lacayo, an experienced racer and frequent visitor here at K1 Ft Laud, won both the qualifier and A Main with a consistent time of 29.2 seconds. There was a real battle for second between Stephen and Sean Murname and Portis Thompkins – all coming within a second of each other, with Stephen edging out Portis, and Sean taking fourth. There was a lot of positive to build on for the next race in October. We expect to see even more racers then!!
K1 Speed and The Racing Nuts Show are inviting all race fans to come out to K1 Speed Friday, August 24th at 8:00pm to watch the new documentary on Hialeah Speedway on WLRN Channel 17 in the media center at 2950 Stirling Road in Hollywood, Fla. The documentary is hosted and narrated by Steven Brack. Former race car drivers from the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, 90’s all the way up to the final days of Hialeah Speedway will be on hand. Just after the screening, The Racing Nuts Show will start at 9:00pm covering all the different series of motor sports from across the world of racing. Also, some one on one’s with former Hialeah Speedway racers. Everyone is invited, come to the Daytona room and enjoy a blast from the past with The Racing Nuts.
The Puerto Rican reggaeton duo, Angel y Khriz, visited K1 Speed South Florida to shoot a segment for DUB Latino on mun2. Check your local listings.
Premieres Summer, 2012
“DUB Latino” is a half-hour, 8 part new weekly lifestyle magazine series targeting Spanish dominant Latinos. The show focuses on car-culture passion and celebrity lifestyles of Latino stars. The series is Produced by DUB Magazine, Executive Produced by Myles Kovacs for DUB and Gloria Medel Solomons for mun2.
Opening of Season 2 at K1 Speed South Florida went off without a hitch. Both heat’s were close with one racer on the B main that pull out due to the heat. Like they say, “If you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen”. The A main finish with the same positions as they start it. Close passing opportunities, but no one was able to gain a position.
Look for the second GP Challenge of the season to be even better August 5th!