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Youth Racing

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Victory Lane Karting welcomes youth over 48” tall and up to 15 years old 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.

NON-MEMBER YOUTH PRICING

  YOUTH (Ages 8-15)
  8 Minute Race   $19 per a person
  **One-day membership   $5

**Entitles you to member pricing for 1-day only. Can only be redeemed 1 time.

MEMBER YOUTH PRICING

  Membership   $15.00
  1 Member Race   $15.00
  3 Member Races   $40.00
  4 Member Races   $45.00
  8 Member Races   $85.00
 *Semi-Annual Pass Youth   $900.00
 *Annual Pass Youth   $1500.00
 ***ALL DAY RACE PASS   $120 (Youth & Adult)

  * Unlimited racing, does not include leagues

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

 

YOUTH KARTINGThe 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 SCHOOLVLK’s Novice racing school led by our racing instructor Justine Jackson 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.$200.00 (50% Deposit must be made to reserve seat in class. Balance due before start of class)This class meets Sundays 8am-10am. You must arrive by 7:30am.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.

Advanced Racing School

VLK’s Advanced racing school led by our racing instructor Justine Jackson, is the in depth instruction program for those drivers looking to hone their racing skills. It is not recommended that a Novice driver attempt this school without completion of Novice school, although our racing instructor can make allowances after a review of the driver’s indoor kart racing competence. Small class sizes ensure personalized attention and lots of track time.

These classes will be taught in our new Sodi racing karts powered by a Honda GX160cc or Honda GX270cc with hydraulic clutch and gearbox, these are pure racing machines. When appropriate and subject to our height, weight, physical capability, racing ability and on approval of our racing instructor, the driver will spend a portion or all of the instruction in the adult karts.

Completion of this class teaches you everything you need to know to perform at the highest level at Victory Lane Indoor Karting and beyond.

$200.00 (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, or complete the online parental waiver on this site’s 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 weeklong (Monday-Friday) fun-filled experience for kids 8-15 years of age. The camp is led by our instructor Justine Jackson. The basis of the camp is to let kids have fun and race go-karts. Justine will have each day structured to include driving, instruction, games (wii, ping-pong, relay races), lunch and then more racing.

Dates:    June 23rd-27th
             July 14th-18th              July 28th-Aug 1st 
             August 4th-8th
Time: 9am – 3pm (Lunch Included)
Cost: $365

Note: Family discount: 2 kids $335 each , 3 kids $300 each

YOUTH RACING LEAGUE

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

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: September, 2014 (call for date)
Time: Saturday mornings. 8:00am registration. 8:30-10:30pm on track. Followed by awards and lunch.
Cost: Youth Kart class $35 per Saturday. Adult Kart class $36 per Saturday. (Each Class has an entry fee, Youth Kart $30 and Adult Kart $54)

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.

YOUTH SPECIAL EVENTS

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.

Our first youth 4 hour endurance race will run in conjunction with December’s 12 Hour race weekend. Make plans now, put together a team and begin training.

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

YOUTH BIRTHDAY PARTIES

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7day advance notice must be given on all youth birthday parties
Youth birthday parties can only be booked for Mon – Fri at 9am-5pm (racing must be finished by 5pm) or Sat & Sun at 9am -1pm (racing must be finished by 1pm)

Talladega – $379 Plus Tax
Up to 10 participants ($24 each additional person or daily special with membership purchase)
2 races per participant*
Your party space is assigned by your VLK event coordinator and is available for a period of 2 Hours
4 pizzas & a cake/cupcakes
Unlimited ice water
4 Gallons of Carbonated drink
Kart Tire autographed by party
Additional races-$15 each per youth racer
Accompanying adults $20 per race
Event Planner to assist with every detail – from “hello” to “see you next year”
The Bristol 10 – $269 Plus Tax
Up to 10 participants ($24 each additional person or daily special with membership purchase)
2 races per participant*
Your party space is assigned by your VLK event coordinator for a period of 2 hours
Kart Tire autographed by party
Additional races-$15 each per youth racer
Accompanying adults $20 per race
Event Planner to assist with every detail – from “hello” to “see you next year”
The Bristol 5 – $252 Plus Tax
Up to 5 people ($24 each additional person or daily special with membership purchase)
2 races per participant*
Your party space is assigned by your VLK event coordinator for a period of 2 hours
2 pizzas & cake/cupcakes
Unlimited ice water & 2 Gallons of Carbonated Drink
Kart Tire autographed by party
Additional races-$15 each per youth racer
Accompanying adults $20 per race
Event Planner to assist with every detail – from “hello” to “see you next year”

* 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.