Pole Position Raceway Jersey City, NJ
Indoor and outdoor go-karting is becoming a popular sport and fun activity all around the United States. This is a great activity for both kids and adults alike, making this the perfect way to spend time with the whole family. It is fun, active, and a great way to get out of the house and spend time together. Plus, Poe Position Jersey City is all indoors, which makes it the perfect rainy day activity!
How It Works
Racing at Pole Position Jersey City could not be simpler. Go-karts are Italian designed and go up to 45 mph. They are designed to emulate real race cars and the tracks heed to formula racetrack courses. All participants are required to sign a waiver and if you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent or guardian sign it for you.
All participants are required to sign a waiver and if you are under the age of 18, you must have a parent or guardian sign it for you.
There are 3 different age categories for racers – adults, non-license, and junior. Adults require a valid driver’s license and a minimum height of 4’8″, non-license requires no driver’s license, ages 12-17, and height of 4’10”, and juniors are for ages 6+ and height of 4′ – 5′.
Types of Racing
There are two different kinds of racing you can do at Pole Position Jersey City. We will take a look at those two options below.
Arrive & Drive
This is the most popular style of racing at Pole Position Jersey City. Essentially, all you have to do is walk in, sign your waiver, register, and get into the racing queue. They will get you out onto the race track as fast as possible and there is no reservation required.
Head to Head
Head to head racing required reservations and a group of 8 drivers, minimum.
You can compete in head-to-head, two, three or four race events. The main event will be lined up in pole position. The first driver to cross the finish line on the final lap wins. Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals will be awarded at the Winners Circle Podium. This is popular for company team building events or group parties.
Racing Leagues and Lessons
If you are looking to do something a little more serious than just racing around the race tracks at Pole Position Jersey City, you can opt to take lessons or even join a league!
Racing leagues race one night per week for four weeks. Leagues are only open to adults who have a valid driver’s license and are 58″+ tall.
Racing lessons are available as well. Pole Position Jersey City offers summer camps, a racing clinic, and the Academy of racing science. You will learn from the pros, how to drive like a pro, and will become the best go-kart racer you can be! You can learn more about each type of lesson, here.
There are quite a few ways that pricing works at Pole Position Jersey City. They offer annual memberships of $55 for adults and non-license and that includes:
- 2 free races (1 race on day of membership purchase, 1 race on next visit)
- Free RPM t-shirt
- Discounted race price
- Promotional benefits throughout the year
If you do not opt for the membership pricing goes as follows:
- 1 Race – $20
- 2 Races -$38
- 3 Races – &54
- 5 Races – $80
- 10 Races – $150
Eat and Drink
Of course, you are going to get hungry after going fast on the track, so luckily Pole Position Jersey City has food and drink so you can recharge! They offer a wide variety of snacks and also offer catering to business events or parties as well.
If you are not into racing, but would still like to attend a fun outing with your family, Pole Position Jersey City has other fun activities as well! There is an arcade for classic games and new state of the art technology, a fun bowling alley, and a real-life race simulator that gives you one of the most realistic and authentic racing experiences out there.
Parking and Distance From JC
There is a large parking lot with an ample amount of parking for anyone who wants to go to Pole Position Jersey City to race or watch. Pole Position is located at 99 Caven Point Rd, Jersey City, NJ 07305, so it is located right in Jersey City. It is only a 10 minute drive from downtown, so fun is not far away!