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Learn from the Masters! How K1 Speed Grew to 40+ Locations Worldwide

Posted by Julie Dunn on 8/14/19 2:03 PM

Founded in 2003, K1 Speed is a premier indoor go-karting center that has grown to over 40 locations in 7 countries. Offering highly-advanced, electric go-karts as well as large indoor entertainment venues that feature authentic racing memorabilia, pit cafes, meeting rooms and pool tables, K1 is a great place to visit with family and friends or to host a corporate event or party.

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Topics: Karting, go karting, Go Karts, FEC Software, POS Software, K1 Speed, karting software, case study

Are Drivers Athletes?

Posted by Ana Wieser on 4/19/19 6:12 AM

Sure, racing is a competitive activity, but it’s still debated amongst many whether race car driving should be considered a sport, and if professional drivers are athletes. Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events in Memphis wanted to get to the bottom of it, so they tried out an easy experiment, surveying customers of their track between April and October of 2018.

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Topics: Karting, Gamification

Without Kart Timing, You’re Missing Out on Increased Sales

Posted by Ana Wieser on 3/6/19 12:41 PM

Go karts may not be the only activity you offer at your family entertainment center, but they are surely a main attraction for customers to visit. Take your karting up a notch and add a layer of competition with timing technology.

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Topics: Karting, Timing Software, Adventure Center, Activity Center, Go Karts, Facility Management, FEC

Takeaways from IKA 2019

Posted by Ana Wieser on 2/12/19 6:45 AM

A couple of weeks ago, we attended  the International Kart Association (IKA) annual expo in Offenbach, Germany as an official exhibitor. We were able to talk with reps from karting tracks as well as industry experts from all over the world to learn about the latest trends in track design and kart innovation.

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Topics: Karting, Go Karts, Karting Events, International Karting Association

Arcade Games Generate More Sales

Posted by Ana Wieser on 1/16/19 12:16 PM

Growing your business by adding attractions to your track isn’t an easy feat; you may not have the time, budget or space to do so. Arcade games are an activity that people of all ages can enjoy, and are relatively simple to install at your location. Read on to learn the benefit games provide for you and your customers.

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Topics: Karting, Adventure Center, Activity Center, Facility Management, FEC, Arcade Games, Attractions

Clubspeed Will be at IKA Offenbach!

Posted by Ana Wieser on 1/9/19 7:00 AM

On January 26 and 27, some of the Clubspeed team will be heading to Germany for the International Kart Exhibition.

Thousands from around the world will gather in Offenbach to see the latest in kart technology, racing equipment, customer engagement and other track innovations expected in the coming year for both professional and hobby karters.

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Topics: Karting, Events, International

Garage Management Checklist

Posted by Ana Wieser on 10/4/18 6:51 AM

Are you on a maintenance schedule for your karts? You likely know the basics like refueling when the tank is empty and filling tires with sufficient air. But without a formal schedule, there are certain measures you should be taking that could slip through the cracks. A well-maintained kart is more reliable and performs better, keeping racers safe and satisfied with their experience at your track.

Read this checklist to help with your kart upkeep.

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Topics: Karting, Kart Maintenance, Garage Management, Go Karts

Boost Business with Leagues and Tournaments

Posted by Ana Wieser on 9/21/18 7:16 AM

Think about your average customer. When they come to your karting track, they expect a day of having fun and racing with friends or family. They may visit your facility for a day every so often, with long stretches of time before they return. 

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Topics: RTLS, Racing, Karting, Timing Software, go karting, Gamification, Action Park, Adventure Park, Family Entertainment Center, Karting Tournament, Karting League

Safety Tips for a Fun Karting Experience

Posted by Ana Wieser on 9/12/18 12:25 PM

Karting is an activity that can be enjoyed by just about anyone. Young, old, male, female; everyone can have fun out on the race track. However, no matter who is in the driver’s seat, they should have an understanding of the potential risks and what they should do to ensure their own safety and the safety of other drivers. Over 10,000 injuries occur in people 15 and under each year, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

You and your customers should comply to the following safety standards to prevent accident and injury.

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Topics: Racing, Karting, Karting Safety

Increase Customer Visits

Posted by Ana Wieser on 9/6/18 6:27 AM

What is important to you in running your business? Chances are you want to know who your customers are and what products and services they are interested in, maintain those customers and bring in new ones, and ultimately increase your revenue. By implementing the right software, you can not only collect the information you need to run and grow your business, but also improve your customer experience to keep them coming back. Read on to learn more about how you can easily gather data and use it to your -- and your customers’ -- advantage.

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Topics: Racing, Karting, Trampoline Park, Action Park, Adventure Park, Family Entertainment Center, Customer Experience, Increase Sales

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