competition karting


Do you have the skills to compete against the best, most experienced karting racers? At Go-Karting there are many different options for you to participate at high levels of competition!



The Northeast Karting Showdown is a fun, unique, and competitive series that is held at Go-Karting at New Jersey Motorsports Park. The Northeast Karting Showdown will consist of 7 scheduled events. The Northeast Karting Showdown offers racing opportunities for virtually any motor and chassis combination including but not limited to Rotax and TaG engines. Click here to learn more about The Northeast Karting Showdown including the rules and regulations of the series.

Click to view the FINAL 2014 Northeast Karting Showdown Point Standings


The Northeast Karting Showdown Race Schedule: comp karting

  •  Race 1: April 12 – Avenger (click here for event photos)
  • Race 2: May 10 – Tempest
  • Race 3: June 22 – Liberator
  • Race 4: July 19
  • Race 5: August 2 – Liberatorcomp karting 2
  • Race 6: August 17 – Avenger
  • Race 7: October 18 – Tempest

Race Day Pricing:

  • $50 Race Entry
  • $30 Additional Class
  • $15 Hot Pit Pass Fee

Competition Karting Practice Schedule (open to all competition karts):

Wednesday, and Thursday

  • $25 Practice Fee
  • $15 Pit Pass Fee

 Saturday, and Sunday:

  • $50 Practice Fee
  • $15 Pit Pass Fee


New for the 2014 Northeast Karting Showdown:
  • Tempest Tuesdays:Go-Karting is only opened to Competition Karting competition karting practice on the full tempest course! *** Closed on Tuesdays after 10/7**
  • Discounted Practice Fees: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday enjoy discounted practice fees! *** Closed on Monday after 10/6**
  • Full Track Races: 3 out of the 7 races will be full track!
  • Track Availability: No longer limited to what day you can come practice. Go-Karting will be open all week long for competition practice!


Go-Karting feels that driver development and education of race craft is essential in the continuation of providing you with the best karting experience, and taking it to the next level! Depending on the students level of ability and experience, programs can include off-track kart orientation, track orientation, lead-follow track sessions that will teach the racing line, braking points, turn-in points, trail braking, race starts, and race strategy. Click here for more information on the program.


Go-Karting plays host to 3 regional competition karting series in 2014. (click on their logo for more information on the series)

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April 26 – Liberator April 27 – Tempest October 11-12 – Tempest May 4 – Liberator
September 27 – Tempest
May 17-18 – Tempest
September 13-14 – Avenger


NJ MiniGP provides the perfect venue for the entire family to enjoy the sport of Motorcycle Roadracing and SuperMoto with an unmatched amount of two-wheeled track time in a non-threatening and controlled environment. For kids ages 5 to 16, NJ MiniGP is the best and safest way to gain access to the sport. And the “MiniGP” race class is tailored specifically for young beginners who wish to compete. For adults, NJ MiniGP offers the most track time you can get on two wheels, with six different race categories that allow you to run just about any smalMiniGP-4l displacement motorcycle, from tricked out 50′s to full-tilt, 450cc Super Motards. At NJ MiniGP there’s a place to race for every member of the family. Click here to learn more about New Jersey Mini GP.


NJ MiniGP Schedule:

April 11 Practice NJ Liberator
April 25 12 Hour Endurance NJ Liberator
May 16 Practice NJ Avenger
May 17 Sprint Race NJ Avenger
June 6 4 Hour Endurance NJ Avenger
June 20 Sprint Race NJ Liberator
August 6, 7, 8 3-day school/sprint NJ Avenger Thur/Liberator Fri-Sat
August 23 Sprint Race NJ Avenger
September 7 4 Hour Endurance NJ Tempest
October 3 Practice NJ Liberator
October 25 Sprint Race NJ Liberator
November 7 4 Hour Endurance NJ Tempest


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