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What is the minimum age for drivers? Individuals at least 8-years-old and 48” tall can drive our youth karts. Individuals at least 16-years-olf and 55″ tall can drive our adult karts.
What if I’m under 18? All participants under 18 years of age are required to have a parent or legal guardian signature on the Full Throttle Indoor Karting Liability Waiver. If a parent or legal guardian will not be accompanying the minor participant, please print and complete the MINOR WAIVER FORM and bring it with you. We require one waiver per minor participant and it must completely filled out.  If the parent or legal guardian will be accompanying the minor participant, an electronic waiver will be used upon arrival and there is no need to print the form.  
Do I need a license to drive? No!
Can I use my own helmet? Absolutely! Standard helmets with a visor, and motocross helmets with strapped on goggles are acceptable.  Open face helmets or helmets with little or no eye protection cannot be worn.
Do I need to own my equipment? No, Full Throttle has everything you need to race. Be sure to wear close-toed shoes – no sandals, flip-flops or other shoes that don’t attach firmly to your feet
Do I need to be a member to race? No, our racing is open to anyone that meets the age and height requirements. Be sure to check the online calendar for special events when the track may be closed to the public.
Do youth and adults race on the same track? Yes, but in different heats.
Do youth and adults run at the same time? No, we run youth with youth and adult with adult. This ensures everyone stays safe.
Can big or tall drivers fit? The Sodi RX-7 has adjustable pedals and seats and a longer frame. The karts were ordered with extra-large seats to accommodate a wide variety of sizes. You can always ask for a courtesy-fit if you are unsure.
What can a smaller-framed driver do to fit better in the seat? We have seat inserts available for smaller drivers. The seat insert helps ensure a snug fit. Ask in pit lane – our crew can help get you comfortable. Remember – the seats and pedals adjust.
Who can sign a youth liability waiver? The waiver needs to be signed by the minor’s parent or legal guardian. Click HERE to download a copy of our waiver. If a parent or legal guardian will not be present, he or she may fill this form out and send it in with their child.
 What is the secret to be fast? Practice and smooth driving will be rewarded with improved lap times. Too much sliding or trying to drift will slow you down…Remember in the slower turns – slow in=fast out.
Is help available to get me faster? You bet – we are all racers at heart. Ask our crew for pointers. We keep track maps available and are always willing to provide tips to get the most out of each lap.
My son/daughter is very fast / very big / very special, etc …Can they drive the adult karts? Once they’ve earned it – absolutely. We offer a graduated driving program to allow youth to test up to the adult karts. We are happy to run a driving test and let them show off their skill (Driving tests are not conducted during peak times). They need to demonstrate the ability to turn consistent laps under 34.5 seconds in the youth kart to qualify to take the test. Once they qualify, they need to demonstrate control and be able to consistently turn laps under 32.0 seconds in the adult karts. Additionally, youth drivers must be at least 55″ tall to drive our adult karts. Think tall thoughts!
Is there any special time when youth can take the test? Yes – we need to do it when the track is quieter. No testing will be done after 12:00 PM on Friday and Saturday. It is up to the on-duty manager to allow the test or not.
I have a race ticket with a lower heat number than is currently running – did I miss my race? Our scheduling system automatically assigns heat numbers. We do run races out of sequence from time to time for various reasons. Watch the monitors and screens in the track and waiting areas to keep track of heat numbers. If you have a question – please ask.
What the heck is FTPS? FTPS stands for Full Throttle Points System. It is a handicap based on your experience (number of races) and performance (against others on the track). Each racer starts with 1200 points. Points are won or lost based on lap times and experience.
How is FTPS calculated? An infinite number of monkeys on an infinite number of typewriters.
How do I get into league racing? Easy – you must be a member, and simply sign up during our sign up sessions. We will run a variety of formats to keep the racing interesting.
They run gas engines indoors? What about exhaust gases? We installed a state-of-the-art ventilation system that constantly moves air into and out of the building. We monitor air quality with a series of sensors, and the system adjusts to conditions to ensure adequate ventilation.
Do you host birthday parties? Yes we do. Ask our group sales specialists to help put that memorable party together for you. See our Birthday Parties page for more info about our packages!
I have a group of buddies looking for a different format – can we do something special? Sure – we can run different formats for groups of 8 or more. Keep in mind, we can’t run special formats during our weekend busy times (after 6 PM on Saturday). Check the racing formats under the Group tab on the website – or let one of our specialists build a custom format for you.
Can I reserve a race time? Members with points on their account can call ahead and reserve an individual spot in a race. We require at least 2-hours’ notice for members to reserve a spot. Click HERE for more information on our reservation policy.
I missed my race – now what? Our crew will do their best to get you scheduled into the next available time slot, or we can schedule in for a future date.
Can I bring beer or alcohol in for a private party? No, Full Throttle is an alcohol-free facility. We are insured as a motorsports facility, and cannot allow alcohol into the building.