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Address: 301 Hastings Dr, Buffalo Grove, IL 60089-6941
Phone Number: +1 847-941-9400
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10:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 11:00 - 00:00
Sat 10:00 - 00:00
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The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and...

The premise behind the creation of K1 Speed was to offer enthusiasts and amateurs alike an authentic and genuine racing experience in a safe, comfortable, accessible and perhaps most importantly, unique environment. Utilizing advanced European electric karts and indoor asphalt tracks, K1 Speed quickly developed a reputation as being fun and exciting, and our growth has been continuous ever since.

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this place is very nice and clean. the staff is not very fast and almost not handle more than 3 customers in a timely manner. The karts are fast and in good condition. they... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 July 2016
Marius R
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

this place is very nice and clean. the staff is not very fast and almost not handle more than 3 customers in a timely manner. The karts are fast and in good condition. they explain the rules very well, but people are still not following them. it is painful to be on the track with more than 5 drivers at... More 

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Thank Marius R
Island Lake, Illinois
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

This is great fun for all who like straightaways, curves, and driving fast! Little pricey for just one or two races, so plan to spend a little a 3 or 4 race package deal.

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1 Thank kevindkeene
Vancouver, Canada
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27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Right to business, the go carts were clean and fully electric, charged up and really, really fast. There was a wide assortment of different years to put on; different sizes of helmet gloves and other safety gear. I had a ton of fun here. The facility is clean and the staff were great

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Thank Selkiy
Wheeling, Illinois
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

K1 bought out Chicago Indoor Racing. I had a gift certificate from CIR and K1 would not honor it. They said they would give me half off the price. Which meant I had to spend more money.

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1 Thank robert a
Arlington Heights, Illinois
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2016

I bought a Groupon for 4 races for my son. We were there twice. They said they were overbooked, we waited around for a while then we were told we should come on Monday. We got there Monday exactly at the opening time 12pm. Again we were told that the kids couldn't race because they have too many. I asked... More 

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1 Thank D H
Buffalo Grove
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15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2015

Nice and professional place for karting. Like it. Had fun with my friend racing on both tracks. Track 1 is faster and easier, while Track 2 is a bit slower and more technical.

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Thank Anatoliy I
Bloomington, Illinois
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95 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

A group of 14 from my work recently went to K1 Speed for a team building event and we really enjoyed it. The check in was fairly quick, and we were able to race without much of a wait, although we did have a reservation. The karts were faster than I expected! The only thing I didn't like was the... More 

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Thank Mo C
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

We were misled several times on how long the wait would be. I took 4 twelve-year-old boys there for 2 races. I knew it would be a long wait, but they said come back in two hours and it ended up being almost 3-1/2 hours before their first race. This is due to larger groups getting priority, so we kept... More 

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2 Thank Karma112901
Wheeling, Illinois
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62 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2014

I have been here a couple of times and I can't get enough of it. The racing is always so much fun, defiantly try to go here in big groups, if not make sure to go when it's busy. The more people you can get on the track the better!! It can be a little pricey but sign up for... More 

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Thank Foodcrazy48
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19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2014 via mobile

I am appeased with K1 Speed. This is a great place with fervent and helpful staff, wicked fast European electric go-karts, and fun described at it's finest. The regirestation system involves using a PC to do so. You simply some personal information, and buy an "annual license" for $6. Pretty straight-forward. But K1 Speed is very expensive (I don't mind... More 

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Thank Eric D

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