Arrive & Drive Karting

Enjoy the thrill of racing just inches off the ground at the largest karting track in the US. Our 40 acre karting facility includes 30 acres of track area with 7 acres lighted.

Prices range from $25 – $60 per 10-minute heat.

We have 5 different karts offered in 4 different tiers based on speed.

  • Tier 1 are junior karts and 2-seaters (15+ mph)
  • Tier 2 are senior karts (40+ mph)
  • Tier 3 are RT8 karts (50+ mph) *Prior experience required
  • Tier 4 are GTMax karts (60+mph) *Prior experience required

Age/Height Requirements:

  • Tier 1 must be 52″ tall to drive alone and 42″ tall to ride along in the 2-seater karts.
  • Tiers 2-4 must be minimum of 60″ tall.
  • Drivers under the age of 16 maybe required to drive at least 3 heats in junior carts. This is to evaluate the skill level of the driver and to ensure safety.

Directions: We are located at 11075 Nicolle Blvd, Avondale, LA 70094. You can get directions to the track at this link.


If we can see your toes, you cannot race. Please dress accordingly and wear the appropriate footwear.

Arrive and Drive Karting Hours are Monday, Thursday and Friday 3-9pm Saturday and Sunday 12-9pm

10 Minute Kart Sessions


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  • Tier 1 Karts
  • 15+ MPH
  • $25 + tax / 10-min session
  • Tier 2 Karts
  • 40+ MPH
  • $25 + tax / 10-min session
  • Tier 3 Karts
  • 50+ MPH
  • $35 + tax / 10-min session

    *Prior Experience Required

  • Tier 4 Karts
  • 60+ MPH
  • $60 + tax / 10-min session

    *Prior Experience Required

Karting FAQs

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.

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?

Yes, our karting track is lighted so we can run later into the evening. We close each night at 7 pm.

Do I need to own my own kart?

No, we offer a variety of karts for drivers of all skill levels. If you have your own kart we do have open track days and our Nola Sprint Kart Championship Races as well.

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.

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 hosting parties here.

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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