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“What's the big deal”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of K1 Speed Irvine

K1 Speed Irvine
Ranked #3 of 43 things to do in Irvine
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: K1 Speed, since 2003 has been building many years of success with its award winning centers and locations in Southern California, Pacific Northwest, Southwest and East markets. K1 Speed Irvine features up to 90,000 sq. ft. of space, equipped with plasma televisions, large projection screens, arcade games, pool tables, authentic racing memorabilia, a Pit Cafe, not to mention two professionally designed racetracks, high performance, zero-emission electric karts that are capable of 45mph, allowing novice and veteran drivers alike to experience the thrill of European style racing. Furthermore, K1 Speed Irvine offers special occasion reservations to celebrate special events through their various race packages. Whether visiting K1 Speed to race or to cheer on your favorite racer, K1 Speed Irvine coveys an atmosphere to lounge and relax or to feel the adrenalin and race!
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Aliso Viejo, California
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34 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“What's the big deal”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2012

I guess this just isn't my thing. I already have a car. The staff and atmosphere left a little to be desired. The awards ceremony was less than inspired.

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Irvine, CA
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“Great Team Builder”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2012

Looking for a little something to spice up your meeting? How about a Race with your colleagues to the checkered flag. It was fun, different and a great team builder event.

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Irvine, California
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“great fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2012

the karts are a lot of fun and the staff is great. they let you bump a little when your racing and you can watch your lap times on a big screen tv while you are racing. the best deal is $100 for 8 races and just come back a few times. but if you really want to race real karts on a real trak, check out cal speed karting in fontana. that is the real deal! they are as close as you are going to come to real racing. i am an adrenaline junky and the fast karts at calspeed satisfied me and then some! it is real racing! k1 is fun for just your average thrill seeker. calspeed is for thrill seekers and if you want a driving challenge.

Visited July 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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“If you love carting.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2012

I enjoy racing and the carts are electric, so no fumes. Great tracks with tvs to watch sports and some (basic) food and snacks, too.

Visited April 2012
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Laguna Beach, California
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“Fun for everyone”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2012

K1 Speed is a fun way to spend a few hours. You get to "race" multiple times on two different tracks. After my first time around the track, I got overly ambitious. I crashed my car...I understand there were pieces flying everywhere. They immediately stopped all racing and several employees came running. They extricated me from my car, asked if I was ok, and then started the track up again. They were very professional and nice; didn't make me feel irresponsible for damaging their machine. Even though I crashed, they will let me return and I definitely will!

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