K1 Speed Comes to Central Florida for the First Time
02 March 2015
America’s largest indoor karting company, K1 Speed, opens newest location in Orlando, Florida.
Irvine, CA – Monday, March 2, 2015 – With locations already operating in Ft. Lauderdale and Miami, K1 Speed has finally migrated to Central Florida, opening its newest location in Orlando. In close proximity to Walt Disney World, Epcot and Universal Studios, K1 Speed hopes to contribute to the storied tradition of entertainment in the area, and has been designed to please the most discerning of visitors.
K1 Speed’s new Orlando facility – which for many of the people who will race there will come to be known simply as “K1” – features a professionally designed and graded indoor race track, high-performance go-karts that run fully on electric power, a spacious lounge with leather couches and authentic racing memorabilia, and a fully stocked snack bar. Like the nearly two dozen K1 Speed facilities currently spread throughout the country, K1 Speed Orlando is intended to be much more than a simple go-kart track.
As Central Florida is known for its heat and precipitation, visitors arriving at K1 Speed Orlando will find that the track is fully enclosed. In fact, the only part of the facility that is outside is the parking lot; the lounge, snack bar, pits and race track are all entirely indoors. This enables year-round racing, regardless of rain and thunderstorms, or scorching heat and humidity. Indoor go-kart tracks are a hallmark of K1 Speed’s business practice, and the new Orlando center is no different.
The other aspect that has contributed so much to K1 Speed’s success is its fleet of high-performance, zero-emission, electric go-karts. K1 Speed is a proud proponent of electric karts, as they are environmentally friendly, significantly quieter than gas-powered alternatives, and emit no noxious fumes. Lastly, they offer superior performance, thanks to their high-torque electric motors. At K1 Speed Orlando, there are no traditional gas-powered karts.
Racing is open to men and women and boys and girls of all ages, so long as they pass basic height and safety requirements. K1 Speed’s Arrive & Drive race package, which pits friends, family and strangers alike in 14-lap heats against the clock, is one of the most popular packages. Competitors do not have to call ahead or make a reservation – they can simply come in off of the street, don a helmet, and start racing! For large groups, however, reservations for private events, parties, and special occasions are available. Whatever a group’s needs may be, K1 Speed can accommodate them.
For hosting parties, special events and large groups, K1 Speed Orlando offers private meeting rooms with WiFi connectivity and catering is available from a variety of local food vendors. Each room is private, enabling groups to spend time away from the crowds while waiting for their heats.
K1 Speed’s new Central Florida location is conveniently located for residents of the Greater Orlando area, including Winter Park, Oak Ridge and Kissimmee.
For more information, visit www.K1Speed.com
About K1 Speed:
K1 Speed was founded in 2003 and is the nation’s largest indoor kart racing chain. Each facility boasts 50,000-90,000 sq. ft. of space, which feature real road courses, meeting rooms, snack bars and spacious lobbies with genuine racing memorabilia. Visitors can take advantage of a variety of different race packages to race against their friends or the clock. K1 Speed can accommodate 10 to 800 guests and offers a unique venue for corporate functions, team building events, birthday parties, bachelor parties or other private ceremonies.
For Corporate Inquiries, Private Parties & Birthdays
Phone: (855) 517-7333
Email: Group Reservation
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