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F1K Indoor Karting

Forge Road, Gateshead NE8 2RB, England
+44 844 414 1141
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Poor value, grim venue

Just expensive for 30 mins wearing tatty old overalls. Essential to buy one of their balaclava's if... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jezrez
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Nice indoor Karting

I bought 6 Groupons advertised as half price deals, it turns out they were only £2 off each person... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SmartDamo
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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F1K Indoor Go Karting is the ideal destination for any occasion. Compete against friends, family and co-workers at speeds of up to 45 mph. Our 450 metre circuit also features a 150f flyover making F1K the only place to race. Our North East track has the following onsite facilities: ● Computerised Kiosk Check in ● Disabled Toilets ● Free Car Parking ● Vending Refreshments ● Changing Rooms with Lockers ● Junior Karts ● Adult Karts ● Spectators' Viewing Area Venue Hire F1K Newcastle can be hired for special events or occasions such as product launches, filming or other requirements. Children's Parties Our standard Party pack provides one hour of exclusive use of the Newcastle track and is suitable for parties of up to 15 drivers. Corporate Hospitality Our experienced Event Coordinators will ensure your guests are looked after from the moment they arrive at our track. Hot & Cold Catering We have a number of standard catering options available; from cold buffets, hot meals to children's party packs. All of our catering options can be modified to match your individual or dietary requirements. For freshness and quality all food is provided by outside contractors so please pre order when you book. Stag & Hen Parties Karting is great fun and is perfect for breaking the ice between your friends and family. There's no better way of kicking off your celebration than getting behind the wheel of a go-kart.
  • Excellent13%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible36%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 20:00
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Forge Road, Gateshead NE8 2RB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just expensive for 30 mins wearing tatty old overalls. Essential to buy one of their balaclava's if you don't happen to have your own!! adds extra costs. The guy on reception tried to explain/justify a £2 handling charge for 'Debit Card' payments which is a...More

Thank Jezrez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I bought 6 Groupons advertised as half price deals, it turns out they were only £2 off each person from the over the phone price when I called, but we were happy enough with 50 laps with friendly staff and the track to ourselves on...More

Thank SmartDamo
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Track was poor, kart kept cutting out, overalls were stained and the Velcro didn't work, gloves skanky, had cords the size of a lemon on front tyres and told "don't worry it will be alright, we've run out of tyres" not the best track but...More

Thank 567,345
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The track at the top is horrendous, you get thrown around and your whole cart shakes.. nothing you can do to stop it. Staff get fed up when having to help you if you're shoved off, as if it's your fault. Not a very good...More

Thank cd_rf2017
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

I visited here with friends recently and I found the track martial to be very rude and unprofessional. He accused me a number of times of crashing in to things which I most definitely did not and totally looked the other way when someone crashed...More

Thank Just87
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Came to Newcastle on a long weekend and came here with a group of 7. When we arrived we were greeted by the manager. He advised us we needed to purchase balaclavas for health and safety reasons however made some impertinent comments about balaclavas which...More

Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Wouldn't recommend using this go-karting track. Go karts are poorly maintained, to an extent where on our visit 2 of the cars were noticeably slower, and the wheel fell off a third Kart (there was only 7 of us in total on track.) In fairness...More

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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

'If there is a problem with the cars, let the marshal know and we will sort it out' - well that's what they say! I love karting and frankly would never return to this track! I told the marshals on several occasions that my kart...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

As a first timer go karting this was a fun experience especially if was just for 50laps and a bargain on groupon.

Thank Just_Dave82
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great track, decent karts and really good layout with the bridge Kids really enjoy it Great staff Will be back again

Thank Peter K
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