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Youth Racing

Victory Lane Karting welcomes youth over 48” tall and up to 58″ tall who are able to handle a kart to enjoy karting whether you are a beginner or experienced racer. Our Sodi youth karts are specifically designed for children with an adjustable seat, steering wheel, and pedals.

Our staff are the best in the business, highly trained and experienced, and geared towards safety. Children can learn proper driving skills by participating in the Youth Racing School and then advancing on to Youth Racing Leagues. Check back regularly for special events such as the 2-Hour Youth Lemans Race!

Have your birthday party here and invite all your friends for a fast and fun-filled day.





Youth Pricing (48in to 58in)

  Annual Race License   $10.00  (includes 1 free Birthday race)
  **Temporary Race License   $7
  1 Race per person   $20.00
  3 Races per person   $50.00
  4 Races per person   $55.00 (Best Value – Save $25)
Race License is required in order to race


***Call ahead for track availability. Open racing only.

**Temporary Race License is valid for one week.

All racing packages are sold per person, and not to be transferred between drivers.


YOUTH KARTING The kart is the difference between youth and adult races. Youth race in Sodi Youth karts powered by 160cc Honda engines equipped with a hydraulic clutch and gearbox. vlk_racing_YOUTH_KARTING
My child is a minor (under 18), do I need to sign a waiver to allow them to race?
Yes, Anyone who is under 18 years old, needs to have a Parent/Legal Guardian sign our “Parental consent, release and waiver of liability” form. You need to fill out the parental waiver at bottom of our homepage.
NOVICE RACING SCHOOL VLK’s Novice racing school led by our racing instructor Steven Underwood is the perfect introduction to racing. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention and lots of track time. Dan-Instructing-Joe-in-Kart
These classes will be taught in our new Sodi racing karts powered by a Honda GX160cc engine. These karts are for students between the ages of 8 and 15. They have a hydraulic clutch and gearbox , these are pure racing machines. Students will use the Sodi racing kart powered by the Honda GX270cc engine if they are 16 years of age or older.
This 1 day course (2 hours instruction) is offered to introduce the people in the Piedmont to the thrills of kart racing. No kart purchase, no storage, no maintenance, just join the class and suit up. vlk_racing_Sodi-racing-kart
The racing school will teach all aspects of karting from steering, accelerating, braking, cornering, racing line to passing. All these skills and more will be taught so that you will be competent to drive in a competitive and respectful manner.Completion of the class earns you a license, free birthday race, and the ability to take on the next level of racing instruction at VLK, our Advanced kart racing school.$125.00 (50% Deposit must be made to reserve seat in class. Balance due before start of class). A parent or legal guardian must appear at VLK before class to complete waiver. Please find the parental waiver at the bottom of our homepage.All class availability is subject to change without notice. Ensure that the schedule has not changed by calling 704-377-3278.


Karting Summer Camp

Victory Lane’s Karting Camp is a week long (Monday-Friday) fun-filled experience for kids 8-15 years of age. The camp is led by VLK Summer Camp Staff. The basis of the camp is to let kids have fun and race go-karts. The Staff will have each day structured to include driving, instruction, games (foosball, ping-pong and other group games), lunch and then more racing.

Dates:    Summer 2017 dates are here!
Time: 9am – 3pm (Lunch Included)
Cost: $365

Note: Family discount: 2 kids $335 each , 3 kids $315 each


The Victory Lane Indoor Karting youth league has become as legendary as our adult league in the development of local racing talent in the Charlotte area.
Many of the top indoor kart racers in the nation call VLK home.

Join us as our experienced youth racers will hone and polish their skills and the novice will learn while competing against them. All will have a great time, meet new friends and grow in the sport.

Date: Check here for dates
Time: Saturday mornings. 7:30am registration. 8:15-10:45am on track. Followed by awards.
Cost: Youth Kart class $35 per Saturday. Adult Kart class $36 per Saturday. (Each Class has a registration fee, Youth Kart $20 and Adult Kart $36)

Note: All novice participants 8-15 years will drive youth karts.
Exception: Driving adult karts will be allowed if you is restricted to those who have successfully completed  VLK Racing School.


Challenge Racing

These racing events are planned by you with the assistance of our event planners. Your friends, family, church group, team, school can challenge another school, church, team, family or group of friends to a racing competition.

Many racing formats are available from a total of 18 minutes to our 1 hour Lemans.

Call one of our event planners for details.

Endurance Racing

Endurance events are for you if the reality of pushing yourself to extreme limits of physical and mental endurance is a part of your lifestyle.

Ask about our Endurance Racing opportunities for youth..

  • Fuel Stops
  • Driver Changes
  • Team Strategy
  • Bragging Rights
  • Cash
  • Prizes


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Youth Birthday Party Package – $50/racer (minimum of 5 racers)
2 Races per participant.  Youth Karts Only (additional races $15/race, a $5 savings over regular pricing)
Your event planner will assign a space, within the facility, that will beavailable to your group for 2 hours

Pizza (2 slices/person)
2 gallons ice water
2 gallons lemonade or fruit punch
Kart tire autographed by party
Medals (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)Event planner will be with you, to assist with every detail – from “hello” to “see you next year”
Parties can only be booked during the following times:
(7 days advance notice needed for all birthday parties, subject to availability)
Mon-Fri: 9am-5pm (Racing must be finished by 5pm)
Sat-Sun: 9am-1pm (Racing must be finished by 1pm)

(No Outside Food/Drink allowed inside the facility)50% non-refundable deposit is required to book a party.

* Racing will be completed as quickly as possible, however during normal business hours the racing will take place in rotation with walk-in racers and other parties, in the order of arrival. This may mean that the party will run over 2 hours and on rare occasions may exceed 4 hours. Please allow for this in your schedule.