Women Can Love Go-Kart Racing Too!

October 12, 2018

Whether you’re a NASCAR super fan or you know next to nothing about motorsports, you’ve probably at least heard of Danica Patrick. Now retired, Patrick is worth an estimated $60 million thanks to her success on the race track, most notably a 2008 win that made her the only woman to win an IndyCar Series race. Anyone who assumes that women don’t belong on the racetrack are mistaken!

Mistakes that Beginner Kart Drivers Make

July 24, 2018

If you’ve always wanted to be a race car driver (I mean who hasn’t thought about it...) and you’re ready to make a go of it, you may quickly develop a serious case of sticker shock. Race cars are expensive to buy, maintain, store, etc. In fact, race car driving these days is less about raw talent and natural skill than it is about money and slick marketing campaigns. We’re not dissing the sport, we’re just noting that it has veered off-course from its grassroots roots.

Tagged with: Karting, Karting Tips

4 Father’s Day Great Gift Ideas

June 6, 2018

Picking out the perfect gift for the father in your life can be tricky. After all, dads are known for giving their all to their families and asking for little in return. So we’ve tried to make it a little easier on you and put together our top four favorite gifts for any guy in your life.

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5 Fun Summer Activities for Corporate Team Building in Houston

June 1, 2018

If you run or manage a business, your success depends on how effective, committed, and motivated your team is. Taking the time to show your appreciation to your employees by planning fun corporate team building events that get them out of the office (while strengthening that invaluable sense of team camaraderie) will help you achieve a more cohesive, more productive, and more pleasant work environment.

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MUST WATCH: Drifting on the Speedsportz Pro Track

May 24, 2018

Check out this video published by Adam LZ on his YouTube channel of their day here at Speedsportz. They drifted on the Pro Track then got to race in the rain with the karts. We were happy to host and hope to see them again soon.

Tagged with: Car Racing

Karting as an Extracurricular Activity

May 11, 2018

As the school year comes to an end, so do most of the school-sponsored extracurricular activities you rely on to keep your kids busy and out of trouble. As summer break approaches, you may be struggling to identify activities that will get your kids outside in the fresh air, will hold their interest, that they’ll enjoy, that they’ll tolerate as the mercury soars, and that they can pursue year-round.

After a while the old standbys (swimming, trampoline parks, waterparks, movies) lose their appeal. There are only so many camps and classes you can sign your kids up for. And, you probably prefer that they do something more productive than watching YouTube and playing video games. Fortunately, if you live in the Houston area, you have access to an outdoor activity that kids love – and that they’ll actually learn from (without realizing they’re learning!) This activity is high-speed karting!

What is “Team Slalom”?

May 8, 2018

Does your job description include setting up corporate activities that will create a sense of unity and common purpose amongst employees? Are you simply interested in lining up some enjoyable company events to help your employees get to know each other better and “gel” as a team? We’ve got a suggestion for you that checks those boxes, is tons of fun, probably isn’t on your radar, and will probably be a brand-new experience for every member on your team: Team Slalom!

Tagged with: Group Events

Karting Tips: Soreness after Racing

March 23, 2018

No pain, no gain. Blood, sweat, and tears. Leave it all on the field (or track.) These common sayings are the mantras of many an elite athlete – including competitive kart racers. While karting rarely results in blood or tears – if you follow the rules and safety protocols, it does often result in pain. And in that, the feeling that you’ve left your full ability to move without discomfort on the track. That’s common, and it means you are on the right track; giving it your all. It also means that you’re a work in progress and need to keep working!

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What is Enduro Racing?

March 20, 2018

Can you endure an action-packed, nail-biting experience that turns friends and coworkers into enemy combatants – temporarily – but ultimately brings them closer together? Team Enduro is a relay-race style karting experience. Teams compete for the best finishing position – and the coveted yet elusive SpeedSportz Racing Park trophy

Tagged with: Karting, Group Events

Karting Tips: 3 Surefire Ways to Increase Your Karting Speed

February 12, 2018

If you’re serious about karting, consider yourself a motorsports athlete. You’re dedicated to your sport and unrelenting in your desire to push the envelope and shave seconds off your course times. No one understands that drive to achieve more than Alan Rudolph, winner of multiple karting championships and mentor to many, including renowned NASCAR driver Chase Elliott. Alan knows his stuff, and he’s compiled the following tips to help you crush your personal best track times.

Tagged with: Academy, Karting Tips

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