50 laps racing in 200cc karts, capable of up to 40mph
Race around a track from 350m in choice of four indoor locations
Locations include London Heathrow, West Thurrock, Birmingham, Loughborough and Newcastle
Safety briefing, race suit, helmet and gloves provided
The race will finish when the winner crosses the finish line on the 50th lap or when 30 minutes elapses
The Fine Print
Validity: Expires 20 August 2013. Purchase: Limit 1 per person. May buy multiple as gifts. Redemption: Booking required. Once booked the reservation cannot be changed. Further information: Valid at Heathrow (SL3 0NN); Kings Norton Birmingham (B30 3DZ); Burton on the Wolds, Loughborough (LE12 5TR); or Gateshead, Newcastle (NE8 2RB), West Thurrock, Essex (RM20 3XD). Valid Tue-Fri, and Sun 10am-8pm. Limited availability Sun. Excludes Sat. Must be 16 or older. Min. height 1.5 metres and min. inside leg length 70cm. Includes safety briefing and race wear. The race will finish when the winner crosses the finish line on the 50th lap or when 30 minutes elapses. Not suitable for those with heart problems, epilepsy or those who suffer blackouts, problems with their vision or any condition that may be affected by exertion. If in doubt, consult a GP regarding suitability. Drivers under the influence of alcohol or drugs will not be permitted to race. Valid on option purchased only. Original price verified at 3.03pm on 7 May 2013.
200cc karts whizz around four tracks dotted across the country. 100m straights and 150ft bridges compete for racers’ attentions at F1K sites in Heathrow, Birmingham, Loughborough, West Thurrock and Newcastle.
F1K send customers zooming around their indoor karting tracks. Groupon finds out more about these engine-revvers.
G: How powerful are the karts? The stable of 200cc karts are capable of speeds up to 40mph as they race along 400-450 metre-long tracks.
G: What karting options and packages are there? F1K have a wide range of packages, from corporate events to stag and hen dos and children’s parties. They offer group and individual karting, from arrive-and-drive sessions to individual and team group races, each complete with helmets, overalls, time sheets and digital timing.
G: What is the most exciting part of karting? The thrill of sitting just three inches off the ground, flying around a race track as the karts drive over the Newcastle track’s 150ft bridge, or reach their top speed down Heathrow’s 100m back straight.
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