The first go-kart-racing track was a circle because it was designed to teach children how centripetal force feels without rolling them down hills in tires. Learn circularly with today's Groupon at Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing in Mira Loma. Choose from the following options:
- For $25, you get four go-kart races and a one-year membership (an $82 value).
- For $45, you get four go-kart races each for two people and two one-year memberships (a $164 value).
- For $80, you get four go-kart races each for four people and four one-year memberships (a $328 value).
At Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing, which earned the title of CityVoter's Best Recreational Activity in Inland Empire in 2009, racers whirl around a track designed by former IKF racers, cruising at speeds up to 50 mph. Drivers strap themselves into gas-powered Sodi karts equipped with Honda 200cc engines and set out to brave the curves of the 1,200-foot track and rub bumpers with as many as 11 competitors. On their first visit, speed demons spar against other racers during three 10- to 12-minute heats; the fourth race is reserved for the speedster's birthday. With a membership to the track, drivers can enjoy additional laps all year at discounted prices, perfect for rehearsing the epic racing scene in The Lord of the Rings.
Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing
At Fast Lap Indoor Kart Racing, which earned CityVoter's Best Sports and Recreational Activity title in 2009, visiting motorists whirl around a 1,200-foot indoor track designed by former IKF racers. Drivers suit up with protective helmets and neck collars before strapping themselves into Sodi karts, whose gas-powered Honda 200-cubic-centimeter engines and miniature horses power them through 10- to 12-minute races. The indoor facility’s professionally engineered exhaust system ensures safe, clean air for all racers as they wind through the course with up to 11 other competitors. Computerized timing systems accurately record photo finishes, and video helmets and race suits are available to enhance the experience. A slew of celebrity guests have been known to frequent the track, giving visitors a rare opportunity to outwit IndyCar drivers or trade high-speed knock-knock jokes with Hollywood comedians.