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How to Find the Ultimate Adult Birthday Party Venue in Chicago

Kids aren’t the only ones who deserve to have fun birthday parties. As adults, we need fun, unique celebrations, too! But with so many venues specializing in children’s parties, it can be tough to find something right for you and your party guests. We’ve put together a list of things to look for in an adult birthday party venue in Chicago to help you along in this process. Something competitive. It’s fun to get a little competitive every now and then, especially to celebrate your birthday. Doing something competitive is a great way to get to really know your friends....
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3 Reasons Accelerate Go-Karting is For the Ladies

Go-karting isn’t just for the guys! While it’s been a predominantly male-dominated activity for years, it’s time to show why it’s for the girls, too. Go-karting is fun for everyone. It’s for the thrillseekers and adrenaline junkies, but it’s also for the people who enjoy perfecting a skill. It’s for the really competitive people but also for the people who just like trying something new. It’s for the guys AND for the girls! It’s time to break the stigma we often notice that go-karting is only for the guys. Read on for the top things that make go-karting perfect for...
Axe Throwing at Accelerate Indoor Speedway

The Perfect Chicago Date Night Idea: Accelerate

What’s your go-to Chicago date night idea? There are plenty of options around, but how do you know which one’s right for you? And beyond that, how do you keep from getting comfortable and choosing the same one over and over? It’s time to branch out and try a new date night! Whether you’re in a relationship that could use some new date nights, or you’re looking to impress someone on a first date, go-kart racing, dinner, and drinks at Accelerate are the perfect solution. Here are 6 reasons Accelerate is the perfect date night idea for you and your...
Indoor Karting at Accelerate Speedway and Events
Racing Tips

Summer in Chicago: 5 Reasons to Choose Go-Karting

Summer in Chicago can mean a few different things: beach, fireworks, music festivals, patios, farmers’ markets… and, of course, heat and humidity. While we love our Chicago summers around here, sometimes the weather can make it tough to make plans. Instead of spending the overly hot and humid days or the extremely rainy days bored inside your home, why not spend it in a more exciting indoor location? Of course, we’re talking go-karting. We may be a little biased, but we believe go-karting is the best way to spend your summer in Chicago.  Here are 5 reasons to choose go-karting...
Indoor Karting at Accelerate Speedway and Events
Things To Know

ProSkill: What It Is, How It Works, Why You Should Care

When you race at one of our facilities, you may notice something on your race results printout called ProSkill. We get a lot of questions about what ProSkill is and what it means. Here is everything you need to know about your ProSkill score including how it can lead to an extra $10,000 in your pocket (Hint: you have to read all the way to the end to find out)! Points Systems: How Champions Are Made Points systems are used in many forms of professional auto racing to determine the ranking of the drivers throughout the race season — NASCAR, Formula...
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