Octane Raceway

Scottsdale

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In a Nutshell

Sodi RX7 karts zip drivers around two quarter-mile tracks at up to 45 mph during 14- to 16-lap races in a gargantuan indoor go-kart facility

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jul 4, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy two more as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Two-race option valid for one person; four-race option valid for two people. Adult drivers must be 16+ with valid driver’s license. Junior drivers must be 10+. All drivers must be at least 54" tall & wear closed-toed shoes. All drivers must sign waiver & drivers under 18 must have guardian-signed waiver. Not valid 5/27 or 6/16. Not valid for group events or with other discounts. Not valid with reservations, arrive and drive only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Psychiatrists claim that humans' all-consuming need for speed supersedes their need for sleep, companionship, and brakes. Bypass your hierarchy of needs with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

$21 for a two-race package for one (up to a $42.90 total value)

  • Two races of 14–16 laps each (up to a $20.95 value each)
  • One head sock (a $1 value)

$39 for a four-race package for up to two (up to an $85.80 total value)

  • Four races of 14–16 laps each (up to a $20.95 value each)
  • Two head socks (a $1 value each)

Would-be racers are advised to consult the FAQ for driver requirements and check the calendar to find open racing times that don't conflict with their thoroughbred millipedes' steeplechase competitions.

Though this Groupon expires on July 3, please note the raceway is set to move from Phoenix to Scottsdale in mid-July. Find more information about the move here.

Octane Raceway

It's hard to say which is more distinctive: the karts zipping around Octane Raceway or the track itself. During each lap on the 1/3-mile course, drivers zoom through an indoor area, then weave around an outdoor section that's covered by a permanent steel canopy, making for a hybrid experience rarely found in American go-kart tracks not owned by bored supervillains.

An equally rare find in the U.S. is the raceway's fleet of 32 Sodi RTX karts, all imported from France, whose electric motors give off zero emissions while reaching speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. Drivers who can stay in control at these top speeds are in for success: the winner of each race is determined not by who finishes a given number of laps first, but by who puts up the fastest single lap time, a result that's posted both at the track and online for posterity.

Races take place in a 65,000-square-foot space that doubles as a gathering place for parties and corporate events for up to 500 attendees. In addition to racing, the raceway is also home to off-track activities that include shooting pool in the billiards room, arcade games, and melting burgers and pizza into rocket fuel at the Brickyard Grill.

Customer Reviews

My kids really enjoyed this racing. We will definitely go back for more family fun!
Marta C. · July 26, 2013
Great place to take the family. Little pricey but, kids had fun.
Christina A. · July 6, 2013
This was a blast. A real adrenaline rush as their advertisment says. The facility was very nice, with snack bars, arcade games and displays that I wasn't especting. I was also surprised that there were more women participants than I expected, so if any ladies are reading this and have been thinking about relieving some stress on a gokart track... give it a try.
Jack F. · July 3, 2013
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    Scottsdale

    9119 E Talking Stick Way

    Scottsdale, AZ 85250

    +16023027223

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