Guests who visit the speedway, located in Grand Junction, Colorado, rave about the unique experience they have there. With racing fun from age 5 and up, kart racing can be a fun bonding time with the entire family. The speedway was built in 2000. It features a world class track that is 0.9 miles in length and has eleven turns.
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It features prominently on the kart racing circuit and is the favorite of many of the kart racers who have driven it. After starting as a simple kart track, the speedway has branched out into now offering a mud drag way, and a full supercross as well as rally track. They have plans to continue to expand and offer even more to race guests, as well as adding to its already large and diverse racing schedule.
The main attraction at the speedway are the racing karts, which are run under the “Arrive and Drive” mission (which means guests are covered from the moment they step in the doors at the speedway). Karts are available for rental on-site for racers starting at the age of five, and visitors are always welcome to bring their own automobiles, motorcycles, and karts as well.
All racers under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian prior to being allowed to sign in to the track computers. Guests must make sure to wear comfortable clothing and will not be allowed to race without closed toed shoes. Helmets are required, but guests may bring their own as long as it is D.O.T./Snell approved with the sticker intact. Face shields are also required for all street helmets, and racers who choose to use motocross helmets must also bring in Lexan lensed goggles.
Up to 10 rental karts are allowed on the track at any given time, and 30 karts total can race at the same time. Reservations are both allowed and welcomed and can be made by contacting the staff.
The cost is dependent on the type of race the guests would like to do. The cheapest option is the Comer 50, which is appropriate racers 6 years old and under as it doesn’t go above 20mph. The next step up, the Comer 80, runs the same price but is appropriate for racers ages 6 to 9 years old and goes slightly faster at 35mph.
After that is the Honda 13HP for racers older than 13 years old and racing up to 65mph. The most advanced racers, older than 16 years old and experienced, can race in either the TAG Kart or the DD2 Kart. Racers must either run the rental lap or the Rotax before being able to race in either of them, as they both go above 100mph.
There are also daily options, allowing guests to race all day long. The costs do not include fuel, oil, tires, or damages and require a deposit in advance.
The speedway holds racing events from April to November. From running events, to kart and motorcycle races, there is something for everyone to come and watch after racing themselves. The website maintains a comprehensive schedule for guests to check prior to visiting, as many of these races with have an additional cost beyond entrance to race themselves.
Corporate special events and races are also welcomed at the speedway. The staff is more than happy to work with each event to cater a racing program to the group’s needs. They have held one on one, team building, and more at the speedway with great results and happy guests. The speedway provides the karts and all equipment needed, along with instruction and training prior to racing. They can also offer catering services as well as entertainment and hospitality services.
Consider the speedway for all special event needs - work related, bachelor parties, birthday, etc. It is fun for the entire group and will make a memorable experience no matter what the occasion!
Although the speedway doesn’t offer a traditional gift shop, guests who come and race can take home a video of their day at the track. GoPro helmets are available for rent, along with the choice of an 8 gb, 16 gb, or 32 gb SD card. Just mount the GoPro on the helmet and race! They also offer tire and repair services at their pro shop for any issues that may arise when racing, and a full range of ROTAX, Energy Kart, VEGA products, and more!
Grand Junction Motor Speedway, 3002 N 170 Frontage Rd, Grand Junction, CO, 81504, Phone: 970-256-0107