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14237692386 57c30812f9 o ABC Celebrity Wife Swap with Helio Castroneves
Angie, Larry Birkhead’s sister, trades lives with Adriana, Indianapolis 500 champion Helio Castroneves’ girlfriend. Watch Helio take on our track in South Florida.

Larry Birkhead/Helio Castroneves
Tuesday, May 27, 2014 on ABC

Even when Helio Castroneves is not racing at the IndyCar tracks, during the offseason he does not neglect his physical conditions.

One of Helio’s favorite activities is the Go-Kart. Though he hasn’t been racing Go-Karts for quite some time, it is known that this practice is highly recommended for professional race car drivers like himself. It improve reflexes, conserves fitness and maintain high levels of concentration, which are vital characteristics for his profession.

For Castroneves, pre-season is always filled with commitments with the team, media and sponsors; however, he organizes his agenda in order to dedicate some time to practice Go-Karts, either in the US or while in Brazil. As you can see, even when officially on vacation, the Team Penske driver continues to speed through tracks.

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The mothers in two celebrity families with vastly diverse values switch homes (but not bedrooms) — embarking on a journey like no other and revealing the various ways some controversial celebrities live their lives. The two moms are given the chance to see how another celebrity raises their children and deals with life in the spotlight, while allowing both couples the opportunity to re-discover why they love each other and decided to get together in the first place. It’s a mind-blowing experiment that will change their lives forever.

In each of the episodes, two mothers with very different types of households swap lifestyles and children in a week-long challenge. In the first part of the swap, each mom moves into the other’s home and adopts their new celebrity family’s lifestyle, no matter how different it may be. They agree to follow a manual written by the departing mother that sets out the rules of their new household – how they parent, manage their social life, do house work, unwind and more.

In the second half of the week, everything changes. The new moms take charge. They introduce their own set of rules and get to run the new household their way. It’s a radical shock to both celebrity families. The results are explosive, enlightening, emotional and often very funny.

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14008532340 0d43da574e b NBC 6 in the Mix visits K1 Speed Miami
Start your engines everyone. Just in time for the summer there’s a cool spot for you and the kids can have some fun. Put the pedal to the metal as Roxanne Vargas, NBC 6 South Florida “6 in the Mix” visits the all new K1 Speed in Miami.

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Watch “6 in the Mix,” NBC 6 South Florida’s Lifestyle and Entertainment Show hosted by Roxanne Vargas, weekdays at 11:30 a.m.

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K1 Speed Miami
8600 NW South River Dr,
Medley, FL 33166

Full center opening times
Phone: (786) 838-0612

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For Corporate Inquiries, Private Parties & Birthdays
Phone: (855) 517 7333
Email: Group Reservation

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We had a great turnout at the Special Event hosted at K1 Speed San Diego on Sunday, Feb. 9th.

Thank you to all of our partners, vendors, friends and racers that enjoyed the day with us.

Below are a few images from the event including Boris Said and Bucky Lasek testing their skills on our track and the Red Bull F1 race simulator.

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K1 Speed
1709 Main St
San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 241-4740

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12590493385 c9059300f2 o Presidents Day Special Hours
Each year on the third Monday of February, the nation honors founding father George Washington’s Birthday. Celebrate with us at your local K1 Speed center!

We are open an hour early today so grab the kids or you buds and get racing!

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12310175015 24cfc3e312 b Bucky Lasek and K1 Speed reaching new heights in 2014
February, 5, 2014, Irvine, CA, USA – K1 Speed is proud to announce, Bucky Lasek, as a K1 Speed ambassador. Fans and racers alike will have an exclusive opportunity to meet and race with Bucky Lasek, currently racing in Global RallyCross and competing in X Games, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 at K1 Speed San Diego. Bucky will also be making appearances throughout the year including the 2014 X Games in Austin, Texas.

The Special Event, hosted at the K1 Speed in San Diego, is free of charge to the public and will begin at 12pm PST – Bucky will be accompanied by local professional skateboarders; Jamie Thomas, Joey Brezinski and Josh Kalis and race legend Boris Said. Watch them take on our newest track to see who the best racer in San Diego is. Driver slots will be available on a first come first served basis, and are booked upon arriving at the center the day of.

Race enthusiasts will have the opportunity to test their skills against Bucky Lasek and friends throughout 2014. Bucky will post on social media which K1 Speed center he is racing nationwide.

David and Susan Danglard, K1 Speed owners: “Bucky has been our customer for years at our first center in Carlsbad, California. He is an exceptional driver and races often at our Southern California centers with friends and family. We’ve had the pleasure of hosting his birthday parties and MAN-datory nights with fellow professional drivers like Top Gear USA host and K1 Speed friend, Tanner Foust.”

“As an ambassador for K1 Speed, we feel Bucky is a true representation of our core values. Bucky has shown that hard work and dedication can put you in the position to excel not only in actions sports but motorsports as well. We’re very excited to host Bucky at our special event at K1 Speed San Diego on February 9th; race fans will have a very unique opportunity to meet and race with a professional driver – an experience that doesn’t come around often.”

Bucky Lasek, (professional driver and skateboarder): “I can’t tell you how stoked I am to be recognized as a brand ambassador for K1 Speed. I’ve been an avid fan and racer outside of the skateboard world for some time now. K1 is where I go to stay polished and fulfil my adrenaline needs.”

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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 visit www.k1speed.com.

About Bucky Lasek
Bucky Lasek had a dazzling year on his skateboard, winning a staggering four X Games gold medals — one at each of the 2013 X Games Venues including international stops in Brazil, Barcelona and Munich. The 19-time X Games Skateboard Vert medalist (including 10 gold) began his journey into racing on a shifter kart at his local track. Bucky was also awarded the 2013 Global RallyCross (GRC) Sportsmanship Award at the season finale in Las Vegas.

He began his private and competitive driving training at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, and continued perfecting his technique at the prestigious Skip Barber Racing and Tim O’Neil’s Rally schools. In 2009, he began competing in the MMRP Mustang Challenge Series where he consistently placed in the top two in every race. Bucky also recently competed in a handful of Porsche Cup races, winning his class on multiple occasions. He also began an intensive rally training regimen at the Dirt Fish Rally School in Snoqualmie, Washington, where he honed his all-wheel-drive skills at the wheel of Subaru WRX STI rally cars.

Bucky’s legendary status as a professional athlete in action sports mixed with his passion and driving skills behind the wheel continue to keep him hungry for competition; moving forward, Bucky is fully committed to both skateboarding and competitive RallyCross driving in the coming years.

For more information on Bucky Lasek visit www.buckylasek81.com.

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