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The real story behind International Go Kart Week

International Go Kart Week is recognized by the most authoritative reference available on special events: Chase’s Calendar of Events. How It All Began… Go Karting started in California in September of 1956 when Art Ingels removed a West Bend 2-cycle 750 engine from a lawn mower. He placed it on a simple tubular chassis and with semi-pneumatic tires. This is the moment that the first Go-kart was born. International Go Kart Week (#GoKartWeek) is seven days in September dedicated to celebrating the rich history and all american experience of racing Go Karts.  Chase’s Calendar of Events Even though it never...
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It is TRUE! Race Go Karts and Win $10,000

The new Season of the American E-kart Championship is in full swing and YOU can win $10,000! The American E-Kart Championship prides itself as a racing series in which a “Regular Joe” or Regular Jill” such as a nurse, a police officer, a retired engineer, a 15-year-old, or a truck driver can take be named America’s Fastest E-Kart Racer.  In this competition racers from across the country race for the title and battle it out under one roof in Chicago for 3 nights of fast-paced, intense indoor electric karting. Where can you participate? The best part about this competition is...
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Win Big at the Inaugural American E-Kart Championship

The world of go-kart racing has undergone a dramatic transformation in recent years. With the introduction of high-energy electric go-karts, the racing experience has become faster, safer, and, let’s admit it, even more fun. Enthusiasts all across the U.S. are embracing electric go-karts and falling in love with the thrill they provide. Now, with the American E-Kart Championship, there are even more opportunities to experience the exhilaration of winning. The American E-Kart Championship is a league unlike any other, offering nationwide racing, exciting prizes, and the chance to compete against top racers in Chicago. This championship includes participants from all...
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Party like Game Of Thrones royalty with a GoT style Axe Throwing Party!

Party like a Game of Thrones character without needing noble blood! Host a thrilling private axe throwing event at Accelerate Axe, an exhilarating group experience that’s far from your everyday routine. And fear not, while you’ll feel like a warrior storming Winterfell, safety is our top priority—no Joffrey outcomes here. Instead, you may just find yourself crowned as the new axe throwing King or Queen! In the Seven Kingdoms, one must be prepared for anything, which is why Accelerate Axe provides a personal Axe Coach to teach you the art of axe throwing. Not only will they guide you in...
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Party like a Stark or a Lannister Game Of Thrones style with an Axe Throwing Party

You do not have to be born of royal blood to party like the high born from the Game of Thrones. A private axe throwing a party is an energizing group activity that isn’t something you get to do every day. And even though you’ll feel like you’re storming Winterfell it’s completely safe! We promise you won’t end up like Joffrey… but you may end up crowned the new King or Queen. In the Seven Kingdoms, you need to be prepared for anything.  That is why Accelerate Axe provides a personal Axe Coach to teach you awesome new axe throwing...
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4 Important Life Lessons You Can Learn From Go-Karting

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