2023 BEST OF PHOENIX WINNER – BEST GO KARTS! If you’re looking for a great kart track in America, Octane Raceway in Scottsdale gives you the Ultimate Adrenaline Rush! Our 1/3 mile track is the only full time Indoor/Outdoor track in the entire United States! This sleek, modern facility has been designed to deliver the best racing experience imaginable. Specifically designed for the venue, the track layout is unique in that each lap begins indoors then winds through an outdoor section of the course before returning inside.
Arrive & Drive Racing
Racing is available on a walk in basis during our opening hours. When you arrive you will first need to register at the kiosk at the front desk. Once you are registered, a front desk associate will assist you with signing your liability waiver, purchasing your races, and then scheduling you and your guests into the first available race. Reservations are recommended on weekends and during peak times as there may be a hour or more wait for a race on busy days.
Racing at Octane Raceway is scored in a Fastest Lap format, where the driver get in the karts in a random order and race for a set number of laps. Adult races are the first to 14 laps and the junior races are the first to 10 laps. The driver with the best lap time wins the race. Junior races are not scheduled after 8pm Sunday-Thursday and 9pm Friday-Saturday. Click here for more on Karts & Tracks.
Grand Prix Tuesday
CAN YOU BEAT THE COMPETITION? Take the competition up a notch with Grand Prix Tuesday nights from 5pm-9pm, fastest lap wins a prize! This format is just for adult races and includes a four lap qualifier race followed by a ten lap position race with a rolling start. Advanced racers come on Tuesday nights to sharpen their skills, race against the best of the best at Octane Raceway!
Fastest lap adult lap time between 5-9pm will win prize. Prizes will vary each week – racing subject to availability. Max one race prize per month – not valid with group events or other offers.
Book a Race Online
Skip the lines and book your kart race online up to seven days in advance.
Rules & Safety
Sign a liability waiver and be ready to race with closed-toe shoes. Drivers under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign their waiver or have their parent or guardian sign a waiver online before their visit.
Must be at least 4’6″ tall and 16 years of age with a valid photo ID.
Must be at least 4’6″ tall and there is no age minimum. Parents can drive in a junior race at junior speed. Octane Raceway does not have two-seater karts.
Junior Accelerated Program
Junior racers may qualify for adult speed races! Juniors may not purchase or reserve adult races until they have passed the program.