POLE POSITION RACEWAY CELEBRATES MILITARY BY OFFERING FREE RACING MEMBERSHIP DURING THE MONTH OF MAY
WHAT: In celebration of National Military Appreciation Month, Pole Position Raceway, America’s leading chain of state-of-the-art, indoor motorsports entertainment facilities, is offering FREE Military Membership to all active and retired military servicemen and women during the month of May.
· Free military membership
· 1 free race on the day of signup
· 1 free birthday race during birth month
· Race discounts on all Arrive & Drive races for one year
· Special discounts on Pole Position Raceway t-shirts
In addition to the Military Membership, each track will be awarding prizes to the top GI at the end of the month – a $65 value. The offer is limited to one per person and proof of past or present service is required. Offer valid May 1-31, 2014.
WHERE: The Free Military Membership is available at facilities in Jersey City, NJ, at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY and in the Walden Galleria in Buffalo, NY.
WHY: Pole Position Raceway provides a unique, authentic driving experience featuring the latest in high-performance, all-electric, emission-free indoor karts capable of speeds of 45 MPH – the fastest electric karts in the country.
Pole Position Raceway would like to express their gratitude to all military members for their service in celebration of Memorial Day. A true supporter of the communities it serves, Pole Position Raceway is saying thanks to those who go above and beyond their patriotic duties by providing them with an opportunity to experience a unique form of entertainment and a variety of options to suit the needs of all racers – from families to die hard karting enthusiasts.
About Pole Position Raceway
Pole Position Raceway is America’s #1 chain of indoor kart tracks created for racers, by racers. The overall experience was developed with such well-known names in the racing world including 2004 NASCAR champion Kurt Busch, 7-time AMA Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath and X-Games freestyle gold medalist Mike Metzger. Located just minutes from Manhattan, next to Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY, in the Walden Galleria in Buffalo, NY and coming soon to Long Island, Savannah, GA and Rochester, NY – Pole Position Raceway’s state-of-the-art-facilities each feature the latest in high-performance, all-electric, emission-free indoor karts capable of speeds of 45 MPH+, arcade games and space for private parties or corporate events and more. For more information, visit www.polepositionraceway.com or call 201-333-RACE (7223).
Pole Position Raceway to Bring Its Exhilarating Indoor Kart Racing to Farmingdale, NY in 2014;
New Location to Add 50 New Jobs to Local Economy
Pole Position Raceway, America’s leading chain of state-of-the-art indoor motorsports entertainment facilities – with the fastest electric karts on the east coast – today announced that it is bringing its unique and exciting racing experience to Long Island in the spring/summer of 2014. Owned by husband and wife franchisees, Eyal Farage and Karen Davis-Farage, operators of Pole Position Raceway locations in Jersey City, NJ, at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY and newly opened at Walden Galleria in Buffalo, NY, this new facility will add 50 jobs to the local economy.
Located at 40 Daniel Street in Farmingdale, Pole Position Raceway’s 120,000 square foot facility boasts two quarter-mile tracks and the latest in high-performance, all-electric, indoor karts capable of speeds up to 45 MPH. Pole Position Raceway features adult karts for racers who are at least 58 inches tall and separate junior karts for kids who are at least 48 inches tall. Best of all, the karts use electric technology, so there are no fumes and they are clean and green.
“We are pleased to announce our fourth Pole Position Raceway location,” said Karen Davis-Farage, president and co-owner of the Pole Position Raceway franchise. “Indoor karting is one of the fastest growing forms of family entertainment in the country. After extensive research, we found an excellent location on Long Island that will allow us to build a state-of-the-art kart racing facility that racers have come to expect from the Pole Position Raceway brand. We are happy to continue our expansion in the New York area and look forward to bringing our authentic and exhilarating racing experience to Farmingdale in the upcoming months of 2014.”
Pole Position Raceway offers a variety of options to suit the needs of all racers – from families, to die hard karting enthusiasts. Its “Arrive & Drive” racing is for those looking to race against others. Pre-Scheduled Racing events are for groups of 10+ and include the Pole Position Challenge, Grand Prix or Super Pole which are 2, 3 or 4 race events culminating with racers receiving 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals at the Winners’ Circle. In addition to side-by-side race action, Pole Position Raceway also features authentic racing memorabilia, arcade games, concessions and V.I.P spaces for private parties, personal celebrations, corporate events and fundraisers.
"I like to describe it as the ‘new bowling’ for corporate team building and employee and customer appreciation. You can race as a group and improve your time each race, plus it's exciting, memorable and can be competitive too,” added Davis-Farage.
"We are extremely excited to be expanding within the New York City area," said Ken Faught, president and co-founder of P2R Karting, Inc., the franchise company for the Pole Position Raceway chain of indoor kart tracks. "We are going to provide Long Islanders with a unique form of entertainment that continues to rank as one of the top entertainment activities for families. Karen and Eyal Farage are experienced franchisees with a successful track record. I have no doubt that they will build a beautiful state-of-the-art facility that will be among the best in the family friendly sport of indoor karting."
Committed to supporting the communities it serves, Pole Position Raceway’s give-back charter, CAReS – which stands for Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Recovery and thoSe in need – partners with local charities on fundraising initiatives year-round. The company looks forward to working with and raising funds for the many great charitable causes on Long Island.
Featured on Good Morning America, FOX & Friends, TLC’s Cake Boss, Nickelodeon’s Victorious, Good Day New York and more, Pole Position Raceway has hosted private and corporate events for hundreds of companies including Bank of America, Verizon, Toyota, Infosys, DeWalt, Trump Resorts, Price Waterhouse, Target, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Pfizer and Microsoft and celebrities including Mark Sanchez, Alicia Keys, Ice T, Robin Roberts, 50 Cent and many more.
Pole Position Raceway has eleven locations nationwide, including Buffalo, NY, Corona, CA, Dallas, TX, Houston, TX, Jersey City, NJ, Las Vegas, NV, Murrieta, CA, Oklahoma City, OK, St. Louis, MO, Summerlin, NV, Syracuse, NY – and coming soon to Savannah, GA, Rochester, NY and Farmingdale, NY (Long Island).
For more information, visit www.polepositionraceway.com, call 201-333-RACE (7223) and follow at Facebook.
About Pole Position Raceway
Pole Position Raceway is America’s #1 chain of indoor kart tracks created for racers, by racers. The overall experience was developed with such well-known names in the racing world including 2004 NASCAR champion Kurt Busch, 7-time AMA Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath and X-Games freestyle gold medalist Mike Metzger. Located just minutes from Manhattan, next to Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY, in the Walden Galleria in Buffalo, NY and coming soon to Savannah, GA, Rochester, NY and Long Island – Pole Position Raceway’s state-of-the-art-facilities each feature the latest in high-performance, all-electric, emission-free indoor karts capable of speeds of 45 MPH+, arcade games and space for private parties or corporate events and more. For more information, visit www.polepositionraceway.com or call 201-333-RACE (7223).
Octane Raceway Scottsdale, AZ Plans Fater's Day Celebration Event
WHO: America’s best kart racing facility, Octane Raceway which features the country’s only 1/3 mile
permanent indoor/outdoor track, is welcoming all Dads that have a need for speed.
WHAT: He’s taught you right from wrong. He makes sure that anything with an electronic component
works like a charm. Armed with charcoal and tongs, he can turn any raw meat into a delicious feast.
He’s earned his day. Father’s Day is the one time of the year that you get to show Dad how much you truly appreciate him. With everything he does for you, you’re not going to thank him with yet another necktie, are you?
Take Dad out for some fun this Father’s Day at Octane Raceway’s 5th Annual Man Brunch.
A family affair, Man Brunch is an annual event that rewards Dad with all the stuff he likes: a manly hearty breakfast of eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, hash browns, coffee and juice. All racing equipment, a high speed kart race, race results sheet proving the family winner, and a special gift for Dad are included.
WHEN: This Father's Day, Sunday, June 15 Octane Raceway is hosting their annual Man Brunch from
9am to noon.
WHERE: Octane Raceway is located in the Scottsdale Pavilions at Talking Stick shopping center.
9119 E. Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250.
602-302-7223 | www.OctaneRaceway.com
COST: $29.95 per person includes breakfast, racing and Dad’s gift. Gift includes an Octane Raceway tshirt, coffee mug and a stress-relieving squish car. A Brunch-only option is available for $9.95.
SIGN UP: Reservations are required for the Man Brunch and are available online at
octaneraceway.com/manbrunch or by calling 602.302.RACE.
BONUS: An extra gift for Dad, Octane is offering Extra Boost Gift Cards June 1 through June 15.
Purchase an Extra Boost gift card for Dad at Octane Raceway or in their online gift shop. Purchase prices are as follows:
$50 Gift Card gets boosted to $60 Gift Card
$100 Gift Card get boosted to $125 Gift Card
Every business is always looking for ways to improve themselves. Whether it's more sales, becoming more efficient, or protecting their IT systems, companies want to make themselves as strong and unified as possible. One of the best ways to help promote a complete and potent workplace is through team-building exercises and events. These can range from dull HR meetings, all the way to more exhilarating activities like go kart racing. Every business has lots of choices on how they promote team unity in their company, and go kart racing is the best way to do it! Here are five benefits to holding a company go kart racing event.
1. An indoor go kart event is different than anything else you can do for team-building. Everyone has been in meetings where an HR rep forces everyone through some exercises, or you stand out in the sun at a putt-putt course. An indoor, electric, go kart race is a one-of-a-kind experience where your employees will bond and have fun racing separately or as a team.
2. If you want your team building event to be engaging, then there is nothing that will get your employees more excited than racing through an amazing track. There's no risk of someone not participating or being bored, everyone wants to get a chance to beat their boss's best time. Between races and whenever you leave, everyone will have a glory story to tell about their best lap or cutting off that guy from accounting.
3. An indoor go kart racing team building event breaks down all the company walls and builds rapport between colleagues. You can race employees vs. bosses, company vs. clients, and everything in between. Different departments will race with and against each other, and as people get to know one another, not only will they have fun, but it will improve the office environment and your business.
4. Team-building events help focus your team on a common goal, much like a race to the finish on the go kart track. While they are having fun and interacting with their coworkers, your employees will also be building a framework that will help them communicate and interact more efficiently in the workplace, which is a key to making your company the best it can be.
5. It's safe, clean, and fun! Electric go karts are completely eco-friendly, and the indoor track means your company event won't be ruined by sudden changes in weather. The karts are fast, but designed for maximum safety and every race is supervised by a team of professionals. If you're looking for a fun event, you simply can't find a better team-building event for your business
American Cancer Aid Cancer Ball Mini Run At Checkered Flag Indoor Karting Haverhill, MASS
Channel your inner Maverick and enjoy the thrill of high-speed indoor kart racing on Friday May 2nd at Checkered Flag Indoor Karting in Haverhill Ma in support of American Cancer Aid. The mission of American Cancer Aid is to provide needed financial aid to cancer patients to improve their quality of life and that of their families. With your charitable support, American Cancer Aid will ensure that cancer patients have a financially stable treatment and recovery period. American Cancer Aid will do this by providing a stipend of $1000.00 per month for up to 12 months per year to economically disadvantaged cancer patients that receive little to no government assistance. With 90 percent of all proceeds going directly to patients in need, any amount you give will make a difference.
About the event:
There will be up to 8 karts on the track at the same time, giving you the experience of real competition. Every racer will participate in 3 races with 15-laps each, the top 8 racers will participate in a 4th position race. While you wait for your chance to prove your skills you enjoy a fine meal and auction for only $75 per person what else could you ask for on a Friday night?
Albert Einstein is quoted saying “only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” With his words in mind American Cancer Aid is asking for your charitable support.
Octane Raceway Scottsdale, AZ To Start Spring League
Join us on Tuesday nights for some great racing action and a lot of fun! Open to all levels of racing.
Tuesday nights at 6:30 p.m. April 15th, April 22nd, April 29th, May 13th, May 20th, May 27th, June 3rd, Final June 10th.
4 Lap Qualifier/10 Lap Heat CLOCKWISE
4 Lap Qualifier/10 Lap Heat COUNTER CLOCKWISE
15 Lap Main CLOCKWISE or COUNTER CLOCKWISE
(Total 43 laps of racing)
Adult racers only.
36 maximum field.
No weight equalization.
12 points for Heat win, down to 1 point for last place.
36 points for A Main win, down to 1 point for last place in C Main.
Racers with most points gained from Heat races will sit pole in the Main.
Tie breaker is best lap from 1st heat.
$43.18 per session (price includes sales tax)
James Gibbins - League Director