Arrive & Drive Karting

Experience the thrill of racing just inches off the ground at the largest karting track in the US. We offer karting options for everyone from our daily rentals to race series for those that own a racing kart or purchase one from our in-house kart shop. Our 40 acre karting facility includes 30 acres of track area with 7 acres lighted.  Three circuits provide 80+ configurations.

Special Karting Hours

Arrive and Drive Winter Karting Hours are Fri-Sun 11a-7p.

Regular Winter Karting Hours

10 Minute Kart Sessions


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  • FRI
  • 11am-7pm
  • $25 + tax
  • SAT
  • 11am-7pm
  • $25
    + tax
  • SUN
  • 11am-7pm
  • $25
    + tax

Karting FAQs

Is Go Karting a family activity?

Yes. Kids who are 52″ or taller are welcome to kart with us! Parents will need to fill out the Minor Waiver form at the bottom of this page before children under 18 can drive.

How big is the karting track?

NOLA Motorsports offers a 40-acre karting facility that features 30 total acres of track. The Arrive & Drive course is 3/10 of a mile. There are 3 circuits and up to 80 configurations.

Can I drive at night?

Look out for Kartmania, a special event when Arrive & Drive Karting opens from 9PM – midnight for the first 40 fans who register!

Do I need to own my own kart?

No. Most people rent one of our karts, which are maintained in top condition and regularly inspected.

There are 2 types of karts available for rent: the 25 MPH kid kart and the 50 MPH adult kart. The kid kart is designed for anyone 52″ to 60″ tall. Individuals over 60″ tall may drive the adult kart. Members of your party aged 16 with a driver’s license may drive the adult kart regardless of height.

For more on renting vs. buying a go kart, read this post.

Do you offer souvenirs or gift cards?

Yes. If you want a little something to remember your time on the track, stop by the NOLA Kart Shop and Cafe. You and your group can enjoy something to eat and explore the kart shop. The shop has go karts for sale, along with a full line of racing and souvenir apparel.

Our online shop also offers gift cards, NOLA Motorsports apparel, and more.

Do you do kart maintenance?

Yes. If you own a kart and need service or repairs, our on-site speed shop can help you maintain your kart in peak operating condition. The kart shop also provides training to help all drivers learn to operate their karts safely. Find out more about go kart maintenance basics here.

Can I have a party here?

Yes! Our team of event planners can help you create an absolutely terrific event that will make your birthday, bachelor(ette) party, or corporate event one to remember. We can create an event that completely suits your budget and taste, and will be here to help from the moment you call us for a consultation to the moment you bid your last guests good night. Learn more about event services here.

How Old Do Karters Have to Be?

Karting is based on height not age.   Minimum height to ride along in our 2-seater kart is 42″.  Minimum height to drive a Jr Kart is 52″.   Minimum height to drive a Sr Kart is 60″.   All minors MUST have a completed minor waiver and a parent (age not restricted) or guardian (25 years or older) present in order to participate in any karting racing activities.

Minimum Height Requirement is 52″

The Minor Waiver Form is required for any person under 18 years of age that participates in any on track activity at NOLA Motorsports Park; you must follow the steps below exactly for this form to be accepted once you arrive at the park. If you are arriving at the park with your parent or guardian this form can be completed upon arrival.

1. The Minor Waiver Form MUST be printed in COLOR
2. DO NOT FOLD (we can not accept folded forms)
3. Minor Waiver Form does not need to be notarized.

If you have any questions, please contact us at (504) 613-4894 or

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