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K1 Speed Opens First Indoor Electric Karting Center in Puerto Rico


Latest franchise becomes first karting center of its kind in the Caribbean.

IRVINE, Calif. (PRWEB) July 23, 2018

-     First K1 Speed in Puerto Rico and becomes the first indoor electric go-kart center in the Caribbean.

  •     40,000-sq. ft. center located at The Outlet Mall 66 in Canóvanas features the latest in karting technology, while providing additional entertainment options.
  •     Bowling and CXC Racing Simulators keeps the entertainment going off-track.

The world's leading indoor go-karting center, K1 Speed, is excited to announce today the latest location in its franchise program - K1 Speed, Puerto Rico! This K1 Speed is the company's first location in the Caribbean and ushers in a completely new karting experience for Puerto Ricans.

The 40,000-sq. ft. center is located within Outlet Mall 66 in the municipality of Canóvanas and features the best karting to be found on the island.

The single-track venue includes the latest all-electric go-karts imported from Italy, with the adult karts capable of achieving speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. The center also houses the latest junior electric karts that will allow children who are 48" or taller, the opportunity to experience indoor go-karting at speeds of around 20 miles per hour. The electric karts are superior to their gas-powered counterparts in nearly every way: they are quieter, produce zero noxious fumes, and provides instant power without lag.

The track has been professionally designed for maximum overtaking opportunities and features PROTEX safety barriers that are capable of absorbing impacts, protecting both driver and kart alike.

Visitors to K1 Speed, Puerto Rico are treated to a state-of-the-art venue complete with a museum-worthy collection of authentic racing memorabilia and modern décor.

When not racing, there's plenty to do at the venue: guests can enjoy CXC racing simulators, bowling, and other activities. K1 Speed Puerto Rico is not only be the biggest karting attraction in the Caribbean, but will fast become one of the most popular entertainment venues as well.

"We're proud to be Puerto Rico's only indoor go-karting center," says the CEO of K1 Speed. "And we're so excited to introduce the K1 Speed experience to the island. With the opening of this center, we're one step closer to making this authentic racing experience more accessible around the world."

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Founded in 2003, K1 Speed is the United States' largest indoor kart racing operator with over 40 centers around the world that offer a unique upscale entertainment concept for casual consumers, racing enthusiasts and corporate or group events. K1 Speed is the first choice for anyone who wants to experience genuine racing in state-of-the-art European electric karts that are eco-friendly, and safety oriented while providing superior performance to traditional gas karts. Each K1 Speed location is designed as a large entertainment venue with professionally-designed tracks and cutting-edge décor showcasing authentic racing memorabilia along with ample seating and viewing areas, spacious lobbies, meeting rooms and a place to eat and drink.


K1 Speed recently started their International Franchise Program, and has already enjoyed success in South Korea, Canada, Mexico, China, and now Puerto Rico, with exciting new facilities in Panama, the United Arab Emirates, and others to follow.


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