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Calling All Adrenaline Junkies

If you have ever dreamed of strapping yourself into a real race car then Okanagan Racing Experience... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
denis649
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Kelowna, Canada
Team Builder at the Go-Kart track

The good: very competitive pricing for hours of fun. Karts are tip top shape. Fast 55 mile an hour... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Adi K
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Top Gear Karting and OK Racing Experience are the home of the fastest "Arrive & Drive" fun you can have in the Okanagan Valley! We offer the fastest fleet of race karts in the province and the only, Stock Car Racing Experience program in Canada...more
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2070 Carmi Ave, Penticton, British Columbia V2A 8V5, Canada
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

If you have ever dreamed of strapping yourself into a real race car then Okanagan Racing Experience with Top Gear is the company to turn it into reality! My wife and kids gifted me a half day session for fathers day. OMG that was a...More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The good: very competitive pricing for hours of fun. Karts are tip top shape. Fast 55 mile an hour. Track challenging but Uber fun. Staff like family, helpful, accommodating and friendly. We had 14 people on the track and everyone had a blast. Must do...More

Thank Adi K
Craig F, Speed Demon in Chief at Top Gear, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi Adi, So glad you guys had a blast. Great, clean racing out there! We love watching the close battles on the Speedway! Hope to see you and your crew up there again soon. We truly appreciate your business and your kind comments! Have a...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This was a local TELUS team builder event that I put together. So nice to have this facility and Top Gear Karting in our back yard. Very reasonable group rates and the staff were efficient as they jogged from station to station to keep us...More

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Craig F, Speed Demon in Chief at Top Gear, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi David, We really appreciate you choosing TGK for your team event this fall! We also appreciated the great, close, clean racing on the Speedway and big smiles, hoots and hollers! Please come back and see us again soon! Thanks so much for the positive...More

Reviewed 22 August 2017

This place was FUN for a very short time. $30 for 7 min. The value for the time was very low. On the positive, the cars are pretty fast and the fact that being on a real race track adds to the experience. Directions getting...More

Thank Jody S
Management response:Responded 23 August 2017

Hi Jody, Thanks for the feedback, we appreciate it. We do our best to keep our cost down but the track is expensive to rent and our karts are pricey to maintain! (We go through race tires like you wouldn't believe). We're glad you had...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017

I have been to the Top Gear facility a few times, and cannot recommend it enough. We even went with 10 members from our church congregation as a get together activity! You get to drive fast, gas-powered karts on a large track, with plenty of...More

Thank Kevin L
Management response:Responded 12 August 2017

Thanks Kevin! We really appreciate the feedback, and more importantly, your business! Hope to you see you at the Speedway again soon. Hopefully the Area 27 facility will be ready by then! Craig

Reviewed 20 June 2017

Flew to Penticton from Calgary because my husband had been given a voucher to do a Rusty Wallace Racing Experience and we had booked for Penticton on June 18. The event was cancelled with no notification and we were stuck. Got Craig's number from the...More

Thank emptynest_9
Management response:Responded 21 June 2017

Thanks so much for your comments! I'm glad we were able to pull it all together for you. You guys (secret identity preserved) were a pleasure and your hubby did a great job at the wheel! I hope his adrenalin came back down before the...More

Reviewed 12 June 2017

I was the organizer of a bachelor party and brought our group to Top Gear. We've all go-karted before, but this experience stands out to me. When we arrived at the listed address it wasn't entirely obvious where the go-karting area was - but that's...More

Thank sammymason
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Thanks Sammy! It was a blast having your group up at the Speedway. We're glad you all had fun and we sincerely hope you will come by and satisfy your Need for Speed next time you are in the area! Thanks again from coming and...More

Reviewed 12 May 2017

No other carting experience compares to Top Gear, these are the real deal and the fastest carts available for rental. Craig was awesome making sure all the carts were running great and helped our team out with some racing lines and pro tips. We will...More

Thank Alan M
Management response:Responded 13 May 2017

Hi Alan, Thanks so much for joining us again this season! I'm glad you guys had a blast. We all look forward to seeing your crew again next year! Nice Racing, by the way! Cheers Craig

Reviewed 5 September 2016

Went racing for our staff trip! Was so much fun, from the amazing staff and course the the electronic lap times so we could race people who werent in our heat. We all went a couple times changing up groups. It was awesome the race...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

I took my staff here for our end of summer trip. We had 15 people in total and couldn't get there until 8pm. They stayed open for us, turn the tights on and let the god time roll. The karts are the real deal. Very...More

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