Founded in 2003 in Carlsbad, California, K1 Speed now boost of being the premier karting company in America. Indoor karting has grown into a large industry over the last several years, not only within California, but across the nation. K1 Speed was one of the first companies to bring electric karts and indoor go kart tracks to Southern California, and they have witnessed an explosion in the market.
“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 since we first opened our doors. (from their website)”
Since Reef Indy’s cousin, Sofia surpassed the 48” height requirement, Uncle Moses decided it was time for her first trip to K-1 Speed. Sofia had driven a go-kart before; however, this would be the first time she took to the track with fellow racers!
As you can witness from the photos below Ms. Sofia loved her first visit to K1 Speed!
|Just like real racing – K1 Speed’s first stop is registration.|
|Six-Year-Old Sofia is proud to show off her K1 Speed’s Driver’s License.|
|Opa and Sofia go over both the K1 Speed race flags and track rules.|
|Opa and Sofia watch Uncle Moses in his first K1 Speed race of the day.|
|Sofia gears-up in preparation of her first K1 Speed race of the day.|
|Sofia’s K1 Speed Kart gets foot extender.|
|Uncle Moses and Sofia discuss her race stats as Opa observes.|
|Sofia’s first spin out did not detour her racing enthusiasm.|
|Sofia’s K1 Speed race experience helped her become more race ready.|
|The end of a perfect K1 Speed experience!|
Sofia expressed an interest in K1 Speed's Junior league. The Junior League is designed for children who are 4′ to 4’9″ in height. The five-month series is affordable, safe and accessible, and is intended to serve as an introduction to racing.
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