Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix, New Castle

4.1
#7 of 8 in Theme Parks in Delaware
Theme Park · Hidden Gem · Water / Amusement Park
Mid Atlantic Grand Prix is Delaware’s premier indoor kart racing facility providing an exciting adrenaline rush that is both fun and safe for people of all skill levels. We offer a variety of packages, from the Arrive & Drive for non-members, to the VIP membership that includes up to 25 races each month. We offer various specials through the week including unlimited racing, buy two races and get one free, and endurance races. Sign up for our adult or junior racing leagues and compete in an eight week series and get a trophy.

Looking for the perfect team building activity where you work? Karting is the ultimate corporate event, and is structured to provide maximum participation and enjoyment for people of all skill levels. Mid Atlantic Grand Prix provides an in-house meeting space, catering and banquet services, video equipment, and high-speed internet. We also offer several other varieties of group event packages for birthday parties, bachelor/bachelorette parties and more. All participants at Mid Atlantic Grand Prix receive a printout of the race results at the end of each race, and top times are regularly updated on our website.

If you're looking for your next fun night out, or just need a competitive adrenaline rush with friends and family, make the trip to Mid Atlantic Grand Prix.
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Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix reviews

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  • Good go kart races, plus axe throwing! Indoor track was well designed, and karts seemed fast enough. 4 lanes of axe throwing. Membership option for go karts helps with price for repeat races. Just...  more »
  • Ok, so $50 is a lot to spend for two people for about 20 minutes. That said, my partner and I showed up on a Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of a warehouse park, filled out the online form...  more »
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  • Mid-Atlantic Grand Prix leaves much to be desired as far as a karting experience goes. First, there is the track itself: The track is an indoor racetrack situated in an industrial unit. This results in a very slippery floor and a very short track, taking only 30 seconds to complete a lap. The track itself has no fun corners or long straightaways. Just hairpins and 90-degree bends. Due to the track's surface and geometry, crashes and spins are very common. One crash will ruin your entire 8-minute, $20 race (whether you were involved or not). Pricing for non-members is almost double the dollar-per-minute price of some other locations I have visited. Much lower value-for-money for what is a much less enjoyable experience. That being said, this place has its good bits: Events are quite common and staff are very nice. If there is an accident on the track staff are quick to suspend racing to ensure your safety. Kids and beginners will love this place. As a first experience in a kart this place will be great! The lower speeds and simple corners (turns) allow them to get to grips with driving with no prior knowledge of the apex, cornering speeds, or braking zones. Be careful if you kid is too young, as a crash could seriously hurt him/her (keep in mind this fact is at no fault to Mid-Atlantic, as they try to avoid instances like a kid's birthday party and a bachelor party together). The Verdict: Great for kids and beginners, but not avid racers or even with experience elsewhere.
  • The races here are fast-paced and intense. Every lap you feel like next lap is going to be your best time yet. It’s hard not to be competitive here. The staff is great and 8 minute races last much longer than you think.

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