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“Rude staff, don't waste your money”
Review of Cannon Raceway

Cannon Raceway
Ranked #3 of 74 Fun & Games in Birmingham
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: We have been providing awesome Karting experience for over 20 years. With one of the fastest and widest indoor circuits in the country you are certain to have an amazing time here! We use only the latest generation of Biz Race Tuned Pro Karts.
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Go karting is a non contact sport. However with go karts having I brake lights, there will always be bumps. The flag warning procedure is very poor! You don't know who they are waving flags at. Due to both these problems I got disqualified half way through. Staff were very rude about, couldn't give me an accurate reason to being disqualified and wouldn't except that bumps happen in this sport and can't be help. They really need to think about how they talk to paying customers instead of just saying "your disqualified, get out". Definitely won't be going again! Better places throughout the west mids

9  Thank Ward2210
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Reviewed 17 February 2014 via mobile

We went on a Monday night for £15, which is excellent value. Two 20 lap races, race suit, helmet and glove hire. Good track and really well organised. Will definitely be going again and would recommend it for a really fun night out.
*****

Thank Muftimellor
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Reviewed 10 February 2014

cannon raceway was a amazingly fun place. Half of our group had never been karting be for but found it a exhilarating experience. We would all recommend cannon and we are all coming back.

Thank Neeshi3000
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Reviewed 20 December 2013

Visited this venue with a group of friends of all ages. No problem parking right outside. We were made very welcome and after the usual self check in (computer) we got kitted out with racing suits etc. This was followed by a safety briefing (H&S and all that) and advice of what you can and cannot do. We then made our way out to the track. We had booked 75 laps (3 sessions of 25) All I can say is that it was utterly exhilarating but oh so tiring especially at my age (retired) The Karts were really good and pretty fast and ran a treat. OK there was some unintentional bumping but at no point did any of the staff get funny or disqualify anybody. At the end of the night everybody was utterly shattered but very happy and were talking about going again. What a wonderful night and if you fancy something different and don't mind a bit of exercise then give this a try. Would suggest fewer laps to start with unless you are young and fit. Now my aches and pains have gone I cannot wait to go again. Enjoy

Thank Barry G
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Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

Very disappointed. Although karting is a non-contact sport there is always going to be contact, even the slightest contact in the final race resulted in immediate disqualification. We will never be returning here as there are much better tracks. The staff are also ignorant!!

7  Thank Jamie M
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CannonRaceway, Public Relations Manager at Cannon Raceway, responded to this reviewResponded 1 July 2015

Jamie. If you are looking for a facility where you allowed to crash into each other and the staff take no notice. Please don't come to Cannon Raceway as you will be disappointed.

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