FAQs – (Frequently Asked Questions)

What time are you open?

The office is open M-F from 9-5. Public karting hours vary depending on the season. Please check the bottom of the main page for current hours of operation.

How long is each session?

10 minutes.

What if I don’t use all the sessions I purchased that day?

No worries! Your race credits will be stored under your LR license number in our system and do not expire.

How long is the track layout?

Track layouts can range from 0.5 miles to 1.2 miles, as they change monthly.

Can my group race together?

Absolutely! We run sessions in rotations so your group can run together.

How do I book an event?

Contact Kat Richardson, Corporate Sales & Events Manager, by phone at 770.965.9179 or by email at kat@lanierraceplex.com.

What is the minimum age?

The minimum age for public karting is 15. Drivers aged 12-14 can drive in a separate session with their parent/guardian during off-peak hours. All participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present to sign the minor waiver OR they must bring a signed and notarized minor waiver. Children under the age of 12 should not drive the karts.

What if my child is younger than age 15 but has prior karting experience?

Drivers aged 12-14 can drive in a separate session with their parent/guardian during off-peak hours. If they have and demonstrate sufficient prior kart racing experience and maturity, they could be allowed to drive in the adult open karting sessions.

How tall do I have to be?

Minimum height requirement is 54” (4’6”).

What if it is raining?

For the safety of our customers and staff, we do not run the karts during lighting storms, heavy rain, sleet, snow or when there is standing water on the track.

What do I need to bring?

Closed-toe shoes must be worn (no sandals). Weather appropriate clothing. In cold weather, dress warmly and wear gloves for a comfortable drive. If you have one, you can bring your own helmet.

Can I wear my own helmet?
Yes. It must meet DOT (motorcycle type) or higher safety standards. Full face enclosed helmets are preferred. Drivers with open face helmets must wear eye protection, such as goggles or glasses.
Is there a weight limit?
No maximum weight is established. But, many people above 250 pounds have difficulty getting up and out of the karts.
Do I need a membership?


Do I need to make a reservation?


Are the karts gas or electric?


Do you have 2-seater karts?


Are the karts like bumper cars?

No. These are actual race karts running at speeds up to 60 mph. Intentional bumping is unsafe and is not tolerated.

Is it free to spectate?

Yes! Spectators are welcome during public karting hours only. Track Rental Events may charge an entry fee.

Can I bring a GoPro?

Yes, as long as it is mounted on a helmet and not the kart. 

How do I purchase a gift certificate?
Call the office or come to the ticket building during public karting hours.
Do gift certificates expire?


How many karts can go out at once?

10 karts on the track at once is preferable.

What do I need to wear?
Closed-toe shoes must be worn (no sandals). Weather appropriate clothing. In cold weather, dress warmly and wear gloves. If you have one, you could bring your own helmet or head sock/balaclava.
Why do I have to pay a license fee if I’m from out of town?
The annual license verifies proper registration, waivers, and validates insurance coverages.
Do you offer a military discount?

$22 for a single race is available for military and emergency personnel. Cannot be combined with other offers or coupons.

Do you accept credit cards or cash only?

We accept both!

Will you remain open if I want to do 2 races 10 minutes before closing time?

We will stay open as long as drivers are running.

Do we bring our own karts or do you always have your karts available?

We have 30 Dino karts available during public karting hours.

How much to rent the track?

Track rentals are available for full days only. Price varies by peak and off peak dates.

Do you give discounts for birthdays?

Yes! All LR licensed drivers get a FREE birthday race every year.  Free birthday races are valid within two weeks before or after your birthday.

Do you offer a discount on holidays?

All holiday deals are posted on our social media pages.

Are there group rates?

Yes, when booking a private event.

Do you offer race lessons/classes for minors?

Please call the office or email us at info@lanierraceplex.com to get a personalized quote.

Karting Hours:

Friday 12 pm - 9 pm

Saturday 12 pm - 9 pm

Sunday 12 pm - 6 pm


Office Hours:

Monday - Friday

9 am - 5 pm

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