Have you dreamed of starting your own indoor go kart racing business? Then open a franchise with the world’s largest operator – K1 Speed!
Since 2003, we’ve expanded the presence of our upscale family entertainment centers across the globe year after year. Isn’t it time you got in on the rush?
Successful Owners Can Expect..
Founded in 2003, K1 Speed has grown to become the premier indoor go kart racing company worldwide. With 60 kart racing locations across the globe and growing, K1 Speed brings the thrill and excitement of indoor karting to a large audience.
Offering highly-advanced and environmentally-friendly electric go karts as well as authentic racing memorabilia, a Paddock Lounge café, private meeting rooms and game areas, K1 Speed is an upscale family entertainment center to visit with family and friends or to host a corporate event or party.
K1 Speed is offering both international franchises, and opportunities for select US states. If you are interested in opening a K1 Speed please fill out the form below.
A K1 Speed Franchise is a tremendous opportunity. We are seeking individuals with significant business experience who have successfully owned or managed multiple business units or have led multiple departments to inquire about owning a K1 Speed Franchise. If you feel that this is an opportunity for you, please submit the form below and our Franchise specialist will contact you directly.
Preferred U.S. Locations
K1 Speed is looking to expand across the United States. Based on our research, we’re specifically targeting the locations that appear below. If your desired city is not listed, you can still submit a form. You will then be notified when new opportunities in that area become available.
Please click on any state to see the cities.
Fresno – under contract
Fort Meyers – signed/build to suit
Naples – signed
West Palm Beach – under contract
Lee’s Summit – signed/build-to-suit
Columbus – under contract
Nashville – under contract
Tukwila – under contract
K1 Speed’s International Franchise program began in 2016 and seen tremendous success since its inception. As a result, K1 Speed can now be found outside the United States in 12 locations and 6 different countries around the world: Mexico, Canada, Puerto Rico, South Korea, China, and France. An additional 8 locations in 6 countries are planned to open in 2021 alone, with expansion into Italy and Panama.
Want to open a K1 Speed in your country? Fill out the form below.
The 5 Steps To Doors Open
Submit your application right here on this page. Let us
know what type of investment you're interested in
(single-unit, multi-unit, investor/developer), which
city/state you're looking to open your franchise in, and
other required information.
Shortly after you submit your application, you'll be
asked to provide verifiable financial information.
Once we've had a chance to review your application and
financial information, we'll reach out to schedule either
an in-person meeting or telephone call to discuss
During this step, we'll share our franchise disclosure
document (FDD) with you and a contract will be presented
for your signature.
Contract and Disclosure
Once the contract is signed, we'll begin constructing
your K1 Speed location. Soon after, your very own
K1 Speed will open its doors to the public!
Build Your K1 Speed
Current Franchise Locations
The following locations have either already been opened or signed. We are always looking for new locations!
Mississauga – NOW OPEN
Foshan – NOW OPEN!
Shenzhen 2 – Q1 2023
Caen – Q4 2022
Dijon – Q2 2023
Le Mans – Q4 2022
Paris – UNDER CONSTRUCTION
Santa Fe / Mexico City
Kuwait – INTERIOR PLANNING
Caguas – Q1 2023
Daemyung Resort Vivaldi Park
CA – Fairfield – NOW OPEN!
CA – Rohnert Park – NOW OPEN!
ID – Boise – Q4 2022
LA – New Orleans – Q4 2022
MI – Oxford – NOW OPEN!
OH – Canton – NOW OPEN!
OH – Columbus – Q1 2023
OR – Bend – NOW OPEN!
PA – Pittsburgh – Q1 2023
SC – Bluffton – NOW OPEN!
SC – Myrtle Beach – NOW OPEN!
Want to Learn More?
Please fill out our inquiry form and a Franchise Team Member will be in contact with you shortly.
You must have at least $500,000 in liquid assets and a net worth of $1.8 Million to qualify for a K1 Speed franchise. Please only request information if you meet these requirements.