SPK operates on the RFK Stadium parking lot 8 at 2500 Independence Ave SE, Washington, DC 20003. Driving directions Parking is generally available unless there is another event being held inside the stadium. Always check our Facebook page for the latest announcements on schedule changes or parking restrictions. The easiest way to get to us is to use the DC Metro.
SPK creates “Arrive and Drive Excitement” by providing everything you need. (kart, helmet, safety briefing, and an outdoor race track). You provide photo ID, closed toe shoes, and $25 — simple.
Yes. SPK may disapprove personal equipment if it is deemed unsafe.
SPK will be renting our track facilities in the future for practice sessions. This will be available for SPK member racers qualified at the Elite level or higher. Reach out to a member of our staff for details.
Each session is 11 minutes long.
Sort of... We will be bringing back the popular KTFU (kart 'til you * up). This will be available for SPK member racers qualified at the Pro level or higher. Check our Facebook page for availability. This program is subject to change and availability.
SPK can accommodate groups/parties/events from 8 to 100+. We offer private rentals and group reservations. Reservations outside normal hours require a minimum 8 participants. Reservations are typically for a Mini GP but open karting is also available.
Regardless of your age, if you do not have a valid U.S. state-issued drivers license you will at a minimum be required to attend a drivers school in order to obtain what we refer to as a SPK license.
Please contact us if you have any questions.
Note: Participants Age 15 are eligible to enter adult sessions and use the RT-8. We must see proof of age, we reserve the right to pull a youth participant out of an adult session for their safety.
No. We advise you wear a jacket, pants and gloves. Something similar to jean jacket and pants simply for abrasion protection. SPK does have a limited supply of neck brace/chest protectors (first come first served).