Race car enthusiasts can soon let it all out at a new track in Jurong.
The Karting Arena is launching a 700-meter-long go-kart track at Upper Jurong Road for professional and beginner racers this month. Karters can put their skills to the test by racing through 11 turns with either electric or petroleum-powered vehicles that can go up to 50 kmh.
The track, which is part of a 153,000 square-foot facility, can accommodate up to 30 go-kart circuits at any one time and is equipped with safety barriers similar to those at Formula 1 races. The motorsports playground also has a race control room, track cameras and a viewing gallery on the second story.
The company hopes that the track will be an outlet for Formula 1 fans after the two-year consecutive cancellation of the Singapore Formula 1 Grand Prix.
Karting rates start from S$25 per session for children aged 9 and above and S$35 for adults. Bookings can be made online.
The Karting Arena at Jurong
Block B, 511 Upper Jurong Road Singapore 638366
Open 1pm to 9pm from Tuesday to Friday; 9am to 9pm on Saturday and Sunday; closed Monday
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