Formula E kart racing sparks up in Auckland

Formula E kart racing sparks up in Auckland

Formula E kart racing is generating a buzz overseas and has recently come to us here in NZ. Located at Ascot Rd, Airport Oaks in Auckland, the Formula E raceway offers the fastest indoor karts in the country and they’re fully electric. The Italian designed karts have twin ventilated disc brakes, simple controls and a reverse gear for when you spin out. Power is delivered through an electric direct-drive system, so when you put your foot down it comes on hard and fast. The karts do make some noise but are much quieter than petrol powered machines and the racing is fully fume free, despite being indoors. Capable of speeds up to 90km/h the electric karts are limited to 45km/h which is more than enough speed to catch you out on the tight track.

Driving Formula E is a physical experience and even after a 10-minute session you’ll have broken a sweat and worked out your forearms hard, so the karts are no wind-up toys. The track is well laid out and the operators are good sports, there are options for larger groups including catering and a function room. It’s good fun, very competitive and from $29 for a 10 minute blast it’s pretty reasonable to get out there and take on your mates.

To find out more about opening hours, pricing and what it’s all about, click here to visit the Formula E website.

Formula E kart racing is generating a buzz overseas and has recently come to us here in NZ. Located at Ascot Rd, Airport Oaks in Auckland, the Formula E raceway offers the fastest indoor karts in the country and they’re fully electric. The Italian designed karts have twin ventilated disc brakes, simple controls and a reverse gear for when you spin out. Power is delivered through an electric direct-drive system, so when you put your foot down it comes on hard and fast. The karts do make some noise but are much quieter than petrol powered machines and the racing is fully fume free, despite being indoors. Capable of speeds up to 90km/h the electric karts are limited to 45km/h which is more than enough speed to catch you out on the tight track.

Driving Formula E is a physical experience and even after a 10-minute session you’ll have broken a sweat and worked out your forearms hard, so the karts are no wind-up toys. The track is well laid out and the operators are good sports, there are options for larger groups including catering and a function room. It’s good fun, very competitive and from $29 for a 10 minute blast it’s pretty reasonable to get out there and take on your mates.

To find out more about opening hours, pricing and what it’s all about, click here to visit the Formula E website.

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