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Top 3 Go Karts St Petersburg

East Bay is a dirt track that is a short distance from St Petersburg. These cars are not what you will be renting or racing in St Pete but this is what go kart racers grow up to be.

Bad Ass wingless sprint car racers. Well, not all of them but if you start go kart racing and you learn the sport you too can be a professional racer!

Go Karts St Petersburg

  1. Pro Karting Experience
  2. Tampa Bay Grand Prix
  3. Celebration Station

Check out the top 3 go kart tracks to visit in St Petersburg. If you haven’t tried go karting yet, what is stopping you? Check this out to see why you should start go kart racing!

1. Pro Karting Experience – Go Karts St Petersburg


Arrive and Drive!

Single Race: $18.69

Three Rides: $46.73

Monthly Racing League: $65 Adult

$55 Junior

50+ MPH Go Karts


Sunday – Thursday: 11 AM – 9 PM

Friday & Saturday: 11 AM – 11 PM

Requirements to Race

  • Must be 50″ tall
  • Must be able to reach the pedals to safely control the go kart
  • Closed toed shoes required
  • Always be sure to avoid loose fitted clothing

Click here to see some recommendations on what to wear when go karting

Pro Karting Experience – Go Karts St Pete

Pro Karting Experience is right in the heart of St Petersburg. Only a 15-minute drive from St Pete Beach and 20 minutes from Tampa!

The Go Karts St Petersburg- Go kart PKE

PKE is a real go kart racing experience. No junky rental go karts that are worn out and beat up. These go karts are as close to the real thing as you can get.

With more added safety features than race go karts you will feel comfortable going door to door with your friends and family.

The Go Karts are built by Sodi. Sodi is an extremely reputable go kart manufacturer. These gas powered go karts can reach speeds of up to 50-mph!

They have the following safety features to ensure your safety

  • steel tubular frame
  • Polyethylene reinforced bucket seat
  • Abrasion and Shock Resistance
  • Extensive covers over the axle and engine to protect from entanglement
  • Full bumper guards 360 degrees around the go kart
  • Lowered engine mount creates a lower center of gravity to prevent flipping

Sodi has built in some awesome safety features to help protect you while you race. If go karting gets you excited check out more go karting tracks here!

The Facility – PKE

The track has multiple configurations. They can change the track up so it can be as simple as an oval or as complicated and technical as some of the most challenging road courses out there. A simple move of the impact barriers creates the different tracks. Safety is priority and these barriers are great for slowing go karts down and absorbing impacts.

As far as food and drinks go, they sell nothing more than snack foods and drinks. If you are looking for a full course meal like some indoor go kart tracks, you will have to look elsewhere.

2. Tampa Bay Grand Prix


Adult Go Karts

Single Race: $19

Three Race Pack: $48

Junior Go Karts

Single Race: $16

Three Race Pack: $39

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Monday – Thursday: 11 AM – 10 PM

Friday: 11 AM – 11PM

Saturday: 10 AM – 12 AM

Sunday: 10 AM – 10 PM

Requirements to Race

  • Adult Go Karts – Must be 56″ or taller
  • Junior Go Karts – Must be 48″ tall

Click here to see some recommendations on what to wear when go karting

Tampa Bay Grand Prix – Best Go Karts in St Petersburg

Tampa Bay Grand Prix is one of the best go karting tracks in St Petersburg. Everything from the go karts, track, food, and fun you will be sure to have a good time!

The Go Karts at Tampa Bay Grand Prix

The go karts are made by OTL. This is an Italian go kart manufacturer and they are fantastic. The adult go karts will hit speeds of 50-mph and the juniors will reach speeds of 20-mph.

The go karts are no slouch. They are intense and fast. Indoor electric go karts are what get you around this tricky road course track. You will be sure to feel the insane amounts of torque these go karts produce!

The Facilities at Tampa Bay Grand Prix

The location is very convenient to the beach. This location is only about 30 minutes from the beach making it an easy afternoon activity after a morning on the beach.

Might as well stay for dinner! The Cafe inside Tampa Bay Grand Prix has some great food that will cap off the day!

3. Celebration Station – Clearwater


Single Race: $10

Passenger: $4.75


Sunday – Thursday: 11 AM – 9 PM

Friday & Saturday: 11 AM – 11 PM

Requirements to Race

  • Drivers must be 56″ tall
  • Drivers must be 56″ tall and 16 years old to drive a passenger
  • Avoid loose clothing
  • Long hair must be secured

Click here to see some recommendations on what to wear when go karting

Celebration Station – Go Karts in St Petersburg

For an awesome family fun time Celebration Station is the place to be. The go karts are not as fast as the other options in St Petersburg, but they are perfect for families.

The go karts are outdoor go karts that have the option for a passenger. This is great because we know the little ones do not like being left out.

Celebration Station is the perfect place for a birthday party. I would suggest that the kids meet the 56″ height requirement so everyone can at least drive.

Other than the go karts there are a lot of other fun activities to do.

  • Arcade Games
  • Batting Cages
  • Bumper Boats
  • Eurobungy
  • Laser Tag
  • Mini Golf
  • Playland Rides

You can search all of the attractions here!

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