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“Amazing!!!!!!”
Review of FormulaKart

FormulaKart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love racing and have been many places but this place tops them all!! For speed and adrenaline rush there is no other karting circuit like it. Had a great laugh with the owner and left with big smiles on our faces highly recommend!!!!

Thank Gari K
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Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

I have visited this place before with adults and always had a good time however this time we brought our young son let this be a warning to all of you those karts are not for young children. My son is 8 he could barely reach the pedals and crashed pretty much as soon as he set off. His helmet flew off obviously not put on properly, health and safety issue I'm sure!! He was very lucky not to be more injured than he was. Yes it was his fault he crashed nobody was disputing that but his helmet flying off was not and the fact that the manager just stood shouting at an already traumatised little boy was simply unforgivable. He also just kept the £20 didn't even offer any sort of refund even though he'd been in it less than a minute. These people are clearly just about the money and not the safety. He also said they get a lot of young children crash due to them not listening etc maybe up your age limit then or get an even slower kart for younger kids!!! This may avoid a serious accident which is clearly waiting yo happen there!!!

3  Thank Laura C
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Alan H, Manager at FormulaKart, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

WE COMMENT AS FOLLOWS:

We always ask the parents or guardians of the child if they think their child is competent enough to follow karting operational instruction etc.

We always demonstrate the speed of the karts and then question & leave it up to the client to judge if their child is competent enough to go on the karts.

Indeed in this instance the parents openly admit to have used the track themselves, they knew beforehand the speed & pace of the kart equipment, (its a race track).

We spend a lot of time with the children to make sure they understand the karts and how to conduct themselves whilst on track.

We always do numerous stop & go test in the pits, trial runs before a child goes out on track and if they are unable to do demonstrate this to our complete satisfaction they will not be allowed on track, in this instance the child when released with parental concent complete ignored all our instruction with an inevitable outcome and conclusion.

The parents alway sign a indemnity form which clearly states MOTORSPORT IS DANGEROUS - it’s not a fun fair ride it’s a racing experience.

All our procedures where followed precicsely.

We often decline business if we think a child is unable to do it, we also have parents that decide it’s not for their children, we respect that.

However some parents push to ensure that their child can do it as they want them to participate in the activity with friends or family.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

found this place by chance - as we were walking along the prom.........my teenage grandson wanted to have a 'go' along with his Grandad ......they truly enjoyed it ....going upto speeds of 60 miles per hour ........very good instructor and very safety aware ........only problem - no where to sit - whilst watching them - but as it was only for 10 mins - this was no problem.............will defoe be visiting this place again !!! Only glad we have the one grandchild - cos it was quite expensive !!!!

Thank Susan Ann N
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Called one mid week dinner time asked to let them check Karts as had an event evening before . Good safety and excellent brief to get the most of 15 mins for£25 . Had more like 20 odd mins . Well worth a blast as the track is great and the karts are not toy town karts ... Recommend you try them out . Mainly events but will let anyone have a blast if there and ready .

1  Thank Tobyscruff
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

If you're looking for something better than your typical concession Karting then look no further than FormulaKart at North Shore Blackpool. Fantastic track with a mixture of long straights and technical infield, friendly and informed staff help to make your visit an enjoyable experience. A must do, whenever you visit Blackpool

1  Thank Steve G
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Alan H, Manager at FormulaKart, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thanks Steve glad you enjoyed the experience.

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