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6 Go-Kart Tracks In KL & Selangor If You Love Speed And Adrenaline

For anyone who never got to live out their dream of being an F1 driver.

Cover image via Johari Jaafar Jqe (Facebook) & TraXion Karting at X Park Sunway Serene (Facebook)

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1. TraXion Karting at X Park Sunway Serene @ Petaling Jaya

This indoor go-karting spot is perfect during the rainy season or especially for those who dislike being under the sun. It's apparently the largest indoor go-kart circuit in Southeast Asia.

It offers 10-minute sessions for adults with a choice of regular go-karts or double seaters (for those who just wanna sit along for the ride). There's also a 'Kiddie Kart' race track available for little ones, as well as mini race packages. 

Prices range between RM30 and RM200.

Address:
1, Jalan SS 8/6, Sungai Way Free Trade Industrial Zone,
47300 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
4pm - 12am (Tuesdays to Fridays)
10am - 12am (Saturdays to Sundays)
Closed on Mondays.

Find out more information here.

2. City Karting @ Shah Alam

As the first go-kart track in Malaysia, City Karting offers several types of go-karts for all levels, whether you're a beginner or not:
- Regular go-karts (70kmph)
- Double seaters (65kmph)

You'll find 125cc go-karts (120kmph) available for members, along with cadet cars for kids age seven to 10 years old. 

Prices range between RM40 and RM60.

Address:

Stadium Car Park, Western 5,
Seksyen 13, 40000 Shah Alam, Selangor

Operating hours:
10am - 7pm (Mondays)
10am - 10pm (Tuesdays to Fridays)
9am - 10pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

Find out more information here

3. Sepang International Kart Circuit @ Sepang

Under the same company as City Karting, the Sepang International Kart Circuit is located next to the former Sepang F1 Circuit, making it one of the more popular ones in Klang Valley. Aside from the go-karts available at City Karting, it also offers pro karts (90kmph).

You can select the 'Quick Experience', which is a 10-minute session. Or book the race package and bring a group of friends (10 people minimum) for a friendly competition. The package includes race managing and timekeeping for about 45 minutes to an hour.

Prices range between RM40 and RM100.

Address:
344, Sepang F1 Circuit,
43900 Sepang, Selangor

Operating hours:
10am - 6pm (Daily)
Closed on Mondays.

Contact number:
+6012-7555732 (WhatsApp)

Find out more information here.

4. Pinnacle Kart @ Subang Jaya

This 990m-long race track in Subang will definitely get your adrenaline rushing as you navigate its twists and turns with your go-kart.

There are two types of go-karts:
- Sodi RX8 series (newer go-karts with 270cc engine)
- Birel series (older go-karts with 200cc engine)

Prices range between RM30 and RM120.

Address:

Speedway PLUS Karting Circuit KM8 Elite Plus Highway 46000,
UEP Subang Jaya, 47630 Subang Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
2pm - 10pm (Mondays to Thursdays)
3pm - 10pm (Fridays)
12pm - 10pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

Contact number:
+6017-3159706 (WhatsApp)

Find out more information here.

5. Blastacars Malaysia @ Kuala Lumpur

Image via Blastacars
Image via Blastacars

Blow off steam by heading to this indoor 200m track located on the fifth floor of Sungei Wang Plaza.

Blastacars uses Drift Karts hand-built from New Zealand. There are three types of karts with different speed settings: Novice, Advance, and Pro. Pro uses a 390cc Honda Engine, requiring you to earn a license before driving it. 

Prices range between RM60 and RM100.


Address:
5F- 001, 5th Floor Sungei Wang Plaza,
50250 WPKL

Operating hours:
1pm - 10pm (Mondays to Fridays)
10am - 10pm (Saturdays and Sundays)

Contact number:
+6019-9341349 (WhatsApp)

Find out more information here.

6. Formula Karting @ Petaling Jaya

Located at level five of Strand Mall is this 500m indoor go-kart track with 19 different corners! You'll definitely be able to race to your heart's content here. According to its Facebook page, the track layout gets changed every now and then, so you'll never get bored, for sure. :P

Prices range between RM60 and RM180. 

Address:
Encorp Strand Mall,
Level 5 Carpark, Jalan PJU 5/22,
Kota Damansara, 47810 Petaling Jaya, Selangor

Operating hours:
4pm - 11pm (Tuesdays to Fridays)
10am - 11pm (Saturdays and Sundays)
Closed on Mondays.

Contact number:
+6018-3187705 (WhatsApp)

Find out more information here.

Meanwhile, here's how this Malaysian dad built a 'go-kart rig' at home during lockdown:

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