What Are The Different Types Of Toronto Go Kart?
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

A Toronto Go Kart is a kind of blanket term for a small four wheeled vehicle.

So as you can imagine, there are quite a lot of different types out there, of all sorts of shapes and sizes. The type of go-kart used usually depends on the situation. A soap box derby kart is an unusual go-kart used for downhill racing, and powered only by gravity. They wouldn’t be much good on an indoor Go Karting track in Toronto.

Toronto Go Karting takes place at many levels; from the highly recreational, to the highly competitive. There are indoor tracks, outdoor tracks, and high speed road tracks, and there are Go-Karts designed for each situation.

Competitive Go-Karts

There are three main types of Toronto Go Kart used for highly competitive track racing. Sprint Karts are the most commonly used. They are fast and versatile, and can be raced on many different types of track.

The Oval Karts are designed specifically for turning tight corners in only one direction, and are therefore perfectly designed for oval tracks. The Enduro Karts are built with maximum speed in mind, and can reach heart racing speeds of up to 90 miles per hour. Racers lie flat to reduce air resistance. If you watch a major Karting event involving professionals, then you will see one of these three types of Kart.

Indoor Go-Karting

There are many types of indoor go kart in Toronto, and again the type a track will have all depends on the purpose. 2-stroke engines, or low-powered electric engines, are used for amusement style karts, while more competitive and exciting tracks use 4-stroke gas engines, or high powered electric ones that deliver around 15 HP. Toronto’s indoor karts vary in size and class, and can feature any one of a number of engines made by major manufacturers such as Briggs & Stratton, Honda, and others.

Petrol ones leave a smoggy pollution and make an unbearable amount of noise, all of which would be contained in the warehouse for your children to breathe in.

For the indoor experience electric go-karts are much more preferable. Petrol ones leave a smoggy pollution and make an unbearable amount of noise, all of which would be contained in the warehouse for your children to breathe in. This used to be a problem, because earlier electric go-karts could not produce as much power and speed as their petrol rivals.

Fortunately, this is no longer an issue. The new electric go-karts are just as effective, if not more effective, and in some cases can deliver even more power and speed; all without creating pollution.

What Go Karts Do We Use At Grand Prix Kartways?

At Grand Prix Kartways we are have to find the perfect balance between competition and recreation. We therefore needed a Go Kart that is fast and exhilarating, but which also handles great and has plenty of safety. We choose the Italian-made EK-5N-DR electric Go-Karts, along with the EK-Mini for the kids. The adult karts have top speeds of 85Kph, deliver 20 HP, and accelerate really fast! They also make for a much cleaner and more enjoyable environment than a gas-powered engine.

We believe this to be the best choice for indoor Go Karting in Toronto. If you want to find out for yourself what it is like to race the finest karts in Toronto, then come along to Grand Prix Kartways.


Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
The Science Of Braking In A Go Kart Toronto
Toronto’s Grand Prix Kartways is dedicated to safety. Obviously, one of the main aspects of safety is being able to stop the karts when you need to and that’s where the brakes come into play. The electric go kart in Toronto, built by OTL of Italy, are like a combination…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Feb 09, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

5 Awesome Things You Get Out Of Go Karting In Toronto
In truth, there are more than 5 awesome things you can benefit by racing on a Toronto Go Kart. We will only give you 5 that have made an impact in our readers' lives. Toronto go kart racing is an activity that surely pumps up your adrenaline, stimulates your brain…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Jan 21, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

From Russia With Love
Well done to the Mercedes team who were crowned Constructors' World Champions 2015! An action-packed Russian grand prix saw the Mercedes team crowned Constructors’ Champions for the 2nd consecutive year at the new Sochi Autodrom.sochi circuit After lights-out, Nico Rosberg kept Lewis Hamilton at bay for the first few corners,…
By: Nik D in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Oct 13, 2015  
0
  Likes: 0

Outdoor Vs Indoor Go Karting In Toronto: Which is Better?
Many new racers will be asking this question in their hunt for the greatest go-karting rush they can find. To truly know the answer for yourself, you will want to experience both at some point. It all comes down to personal preference really, but indoor karting does offer some notable…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Feb 05, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Legends Of the Sport/ John Force
John Force was born in Bell Gardens, California on May 4, 1949. Growing up John's family didn't have much money so they lived in a small travel trailer/ mobile home. John was a truck driver early on and had an intense interest in hot rods. At first he could only…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   May 21, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

The Nhra Debut Of Kurt Busch
Having a rare free week-end from his Nascar duties Kurt Busch made his Nhra début in Pro Stock at the Gator Nationals in Gainesville, Florida, Pro Stock is not only the most competitive class in Drag Racing, it is most likely the most challenging car to drive because of its…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Apr 09, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

A Day at the Races- Nhra Style
Hello race fans, today I would like to tell you about a typical day in the Pits at an NHRA National Event. If you have never been to an NHRA National Event and you like racing you will be in for a pleasant surprise. I should explain NHRA is short…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Mar 17, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Legends Of the Sport Big Daddy Don Garlits
Born January 14,1932 in Tampa, Florida and simply known as "Big Daddy", Don Garlits is a true Legend and innovator in the sport of Drag Racing. The West Coast racers also referred to him as "Swamp Rat" in the early days because he was from Florida. Don began his racing…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   May 05, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Lgends Of the Sport;/ Shirley Muldowney
This is the first in a series of Articles titled," Legends of the Sport ", in this Article we will look at the career of Shirley Muldowney. The "First Lady of Drag Racing" was born Shirley Ann Rogue on June 19, 1940 in up-state New York. She began street racing…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Apr 20, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Forrest Lucas/ Lucas Oil Products
Forrest Lucas is the epitome of everything that's good about the 19th state in the union, Indiana. Although Lucas came from very humble beginnings, he's managed to rise to great heights through much effort and dedication to his Hoosier roots. Forrest is a hard-working individual that never forgot where it…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   May 19, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Massa Thinks Vettel Will Win The 2011 F1 Title
With Sebastian Vettel winning 8 of the last 13 races, it's no surprise that Felipe Massa is starting to think twice on his team's chances in the 2011 Formula 1 Grand Prix. Vettel showed another strong performance in the recently concluded Italian Grand Prix and have further extended his points…
By: Cool breeze in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Sep 14, 2011  
1
  Likes: 1

Toronto Go - karting Makes for A Great School Excursion
If we asked you to think of a typical school excursion, you might conjure up images of museums, art galleries, and maybe the zoo if you are lucky. Traditionally speaking, you probably don’t immediately associate go-karting with school excursions. We don’t have anything against museums, but we think that go-karting…
By:  in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Jan 27, 2016  
0
  Likes: 0

Drag Racing Then And Now
When I was a kid growing up on an East Texas dairy farm in the late 50's and early 60's getting to go the races with my buddies was a real treat. We did not have a track in my home town, but there were several tracks with-in a 60…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Mar 14, 2011  
0
  Likes: 0

Drag Racing Then And Now Part 2
As I stated in a previous article going to the drag races was the most exciting thing in the World to me. I could not wait for the next week-end to get here! I would help my buddies work on their cars, we would wash and wax them so they…
By: JRG in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Mar 19, 2011  
2
  Likes: 3

Select the Right Back Protector
Most motorcycle riders believe that the riding jacket they wear provides their back adequate protection. This may be true for casual riders who scarcely ride their motorcycle, but for serious riders the protection that a riding jacket provides their back isn’t enough. They should opt to purchase separate back protectors…
By: Shawn Deny in  Recreation and Sports  >  Auto Racing   Mar 17, 2015  
0
  Likes: 0

Article Views: 1359    Report this Article