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K1 Speed Austin

2500 McHale Ct, Austin, TX 78758
+1 512-271-5475
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The worst of the worst.

Terrible customer service! Lady in front didn't told our group nothing till the very end. No... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Elenie F
via mobile
Potential for fun if you don't mind bad customer service

We really wanted to like K1. The atmosphere is great and the cars are in nice shape as is the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Kintoro
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Cary, North Carolina
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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 Austin features plenty of space, equipped with plasma televisions, large projection screens, arcade games, pool tables, authentic racing memorabilia, a Pit Cafe, not to mention a professionally designed racetrack, 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 Austin offers special occasion reservations to celebrate special events through their various race packages. Whether visiting to race or to cheer on your favorite racer, K1 Speed coveys an atmosphere to lounge and relax or to feel the adrenalin and race!
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible15%
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Hours Today: 12:00 - 22:00
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2500 McHale Ct, Austin, TX 78758
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+1 512-271-5475
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Terrible customer service! Lady in front didn't told our group nothing till the very end. No politeness, bossy and expecting us to do everything. Expensive for a ride and no knowledge about discounts for military. Highly recommend not to go EVER.

Thank Elenie F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We really wanted to like K1. The atmosphere is great and the cars are in nice shape as is the track. They are proud of there offering so expect the normal high prices for this type of activity but I don't find them out of...More

Thank Kintoro
Reviewed 31 March 2017

We knew it would be fun, but it's admittedly pricey. We searched all over for discounts (Groupon--no current promotions, other sites--spam) and finally decided to just bite the bullet and go. Lo and behold! They have a weekday special (M-Th) of 3 races for $39....More

Thank PurpleRobin333
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Had to wait over two hours to race because they catered to a birthday party and bachelor party. Watched each race three times before we ever got an opportunity. We were told we go in an hour and a half and we are still waiting...More

Thank Robin P
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went before dinner one night and had a great time. The staff was super nice and for $50 each we had 2 races and a shirt. We showed up about 6pm on a Friday and stayed about an hour and 1/2....More

Thank Holly G
Reviewed 15 November 2016

I went with my 30 year old son for 3 races at K1. We had a blast. I felt safe the whole time and got the competitive juices flowing. The crewe does a good job of explaining how to handle the cars and they keep...More

Thank responsibletravel
Reviewed 13 November 2016

So the first time i went there i saw there was going to be a group going on Yobored.com so i was like why not i'm a speed freak! the wait was a little bit of a downer and every time there was a crash...More

Thank Sheldon K
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

In addition to the fact that this karts are ELECTRIC (slower than molasses) This is the most unprepared staff I have ever had to deal with. From the phone call to make a reservation, to the rep on the register to the people in charge...More

1  Thank Carlos D
k1_speedgokarts, Guest Relations Manager at K1 Speed Austin, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2016

I am so sorry to hear that you did not have an enjoyable experience at our facility. I would like to speak to you more about your visit in an effort to improve for our future customers. If you are willing, please email me at...More

Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

There are moments of fun but the workers kept slowing us down. Every few seconds, they would slow down all the cars. Everything is electric and computerized, so it's very controlled. Not very fun when you are getting slowed down or stopped all the time....More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This place is a little out of the city, but its worth the trip. Good fun, well organised and not badly priced. We did the GrandPrix style racing, which was three races with about 14-16 laps each, and then a trophy presentation at the end....More

Thank OzTravels80
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