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Kart Racing – Fun for the Whole Family

Indoor Go Kart Racing
Set up a fun weekend with your loved ones. If you’re on the lookout for family-friendly adventures, you need to go kart racing in Frisco. First time getting behind the wheel of a go-kart? No worries. Check out the following tips to help you and your family make the most of your time on the tracks.

Electric VS Propane Karts

It’s best that you know the difference between the two before you pick a racing facility. Electric karts have limited top speeds while karts powered up by propane come with intake restrictors. This bit of information matters because the karts you pick will affect your timelines on the track. Propane karts rev up like a car so they’re a lot slower than electric karts. If you don’t want propane-powered karts, choose a racing facility that only offers electric-powered karts.

Check Out the Course

You’ll want to take a look at the course before your session. Sit on the side and observe. How does each kart navigate the turns? Take your kids and sit them down as well. Teach them how they can watch and learn. Point out valuable tips that could help them navigate the course with ease when it’s your family’s turn. Doing this with your family will add more to the fun.

Sit Down Properly

Make sure your kids have the basics down before you let participate in an indoor go kart racing. That includes knowing how to sit in their karts properly. Proper posture can do a lot to improve their race times. Make sure they have their back and rear both pressed up against the seat. If they’re hunching forward, correct their form. Also, remind them to hold the wheel with their hands at symmetrical points on the wheel. This will improve their steering control on the tracks.

Don’t Brake

This is a common mistake that rookies make. Remind your kids not to step on the brakes totally. Otherwise, they could slide out. Teach them that the best way to handle turns is to take their feet off the acceleration or to gently tap on the brakes when they overtake those corners. These tips may not provide you with a complete list of everything you need to know but it’s a good start. To enjoy kart racing in Frisco, head on over to the Kartland Performance.