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Address: 99 Caven Point Rd, Jersey City, NJ 07305-4605
Phone Number: +1 201-333-7223
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:00
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Pole Position Raceway is home to the premiere indoor karting entertainment...

Pole Position Raceway is home to the premiere indoor karting entertainment facility in the New York/Jersey City area. Just 3 Miles from Manhattan, the 80,000 sq. foot two-track facility features the fastest (45 mph) electric karts in the United States, perfect for racers and beginners alike. At Pole Position, it is all about authenticity, exhilaration and safety. Each race is fifteen laps and each lap is 1/4 mile. Kids from 48"-56" ride karts built especially for them. Adults (with drivers License) & youth 56' and taller without Drivers License drive Adult Karts.Pole Position Raceway is great for the Arrive and Drive Racer, Personal Celebration and Corporate Events. There are different Group Race Packages which culminate in a Medal Ceremony. There are also Mezzanines and Party Rooms available for spectators and events.Pole Position Raceway also features video and virtual arcade games, an impressive display of racing memorabilia and more...

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Fast, fun, but not all that friendly.

I decided to go to pole position because I lived near it and looked exciting. When I arrived the first thing I noticed was that the people were not all that friendly. The race was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 9 July 2016
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I went here on the night of my birthday and I had so much fun. Management are a good group of guys too. These karts go so fast and it was a blast riding around with my friends. I would very much recommend this if you're looking for some high speed fun.

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Thank Brian H
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Super fun date idea or with friends! It was a thrill to get to drive the race cars. Very organized and a great place to enjoy!

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Thank Melaney L
Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I decided to go to pole position because I lived near it and looked exciting. When I arrived the first thing I noticed was that the people were not all that friendly. The race was short but exciting. Then the employees rushed us out. If you're looking for a fun time, definitely go there, but if you're looking for great... More 

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New York City
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214 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

I liked this place. I read the Google Reviews in advance. Mondays are best here because they merge the two tracks into one huge track. I also read how the long lines were brutal, so we visited on Tuesday at 3PM. We were the only ones on the track! The car worked well and zipped around the track. They provide... More 

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long valley, NJ
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29 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Arrived shortly after opening - 12PM - and would recommend for your first visit. Facility is located in an industrial park but with excellent signage and racing banners leading the way to the entrance. Facility is first rate; clean, automated with spectator seating, gift counter, vending machines, video games, clean restrooms, lockers to store for personal items while racing and... More 

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Cornwall
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30 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Went there with my son. Very friendly environment. Very safe and fun track. Will go again. Recommended for all ages. The only negative about the place was finding it.

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Thank EricMid
Zach T, General Manager at Pole Position Raceway, responded to this review

So glad you enjoyed yourself! If you're going to come again we recommend that you look into membership options for great savings! More 

Bridgewater, New Jersey
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

If you get a chance plan a visit to Pole Position Raceway as you will have lots of fun. It can get crowded so plan on spending some time waiting in between your races. Staff is very good at keeping everything moving.

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Thank Bibby845
Zach T, Manager at Pole Position Raceway, responded to this review

So glad you had fun!! Definitely look into memberships for great savings More 

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

Weather was a bit chilly so we found Pole Position Raceway and decided to spend some time racing go carts. What a great choice this was, the kids had a blast and they didn't have to wait too long. A bit pricey but overall the kids loved the racing and it been several days and the are still talking about... More 

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Thank tabrandt
Zach T, Manager at Pole Position Raceway, responded to this review

So happy to hear you had a great time! if you're going to come again, think about getting a membership for great value: FREE race the day you register, FREE race during your bday month, FREE t-shirt, $5 off token, discounted racing for a full year and access to Monthly Member Rewards More 

NY
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

I've not been on many go cart tracks, but this one is solid. Two tracks so the kids can enjoy at somewhat lower speeds, but it's still fast. Safety briefing and helmets are mandatory, every trip. Waiting time varies, but hasn't been long the three times I've visited (maybe 15 minutes). It's pretty expensive, but everyone living in the area... More 

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106 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016 via mobile

Went here for a friend's birthday and had so much fun! It's a little pricey but such a blast. We didn't have to wait too long to race and it's even fun watching others race as well.

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1 Thank Craig W
Zach T, Manager at Pole Position Raceway, responded to this review

We're so glad you and your friends had a great time! Watching races is definitely part of the experience and you can even pick up some tips from watching people too. We hope to see you back soon! More 

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