Lovers of the smell of petrol, burning rubber and adrenaline. You are all welcome. If you like speed and have always watched the F1 races with a bit of indifference because; I could do that too, now is the time to prove it.
Madrid offers you a wide variety of leisure options, and when it comes to circuits it could not be less. It has a large number of tracks scattered throughout the community and we have decided to bring you some, just some, of the best. Take a look and choose which one is going to be your temple of speed.
Henakart – Torrejón de Ardoz
- Address: Carretera de Torrejón a Loeches, km 3.600, 28830.
- Google: 4,7 / 5
This circuit, inaugurated in 1990, is located 40 minutes from the capital. It is an authentic homologated competition track where regional karting competitions take place.
You can enjoy its curves and speed with its 390cc sodi karts, the most powerful 4-stroke karts. Although if you are a real driver, you can bring your own kart there. They even have a workshop service in case you want to tune up your brand new racing car.
As it is usual at these tracks, they offer a variety of options for maximum enjoyment; single 10-minute heats, Mini Grand Prix where you can qualify and have a race with your friends, or a full Grand Prix with two races.
Karting Ángel Burgueño – Pedrezuelo
- Address: Vía de Servicio A-1, salida 47, Pedrezuelo.
- Google: 4,6 / 5
A spectacular circuit on the outskirts. About 40 minutes away by car, you’ll find this track that will make the little Hamilton in you jump with excitement. More than 30 years of experience, and you can tell it.
One of the best tracks in Spain, technical and demanding. If you add to that the competition karts that you have at your fingertips, you will feel like a real driver. It’s a rush to enjoy every corner using the maximum power that these machines can reach. Drivers such as Fernando Alonso, Pedro Martínez de la Rosa, Daniel Ricciardo, Max Verstappen, Sergio Pérez or Carlos Sainz Jr. have tried it and have given their approval.
Are you not only an adrenaline junkie but also a glutton? Don’t worry, you won’t have to leave the place. They have a wide gastronomic offer. From the traditional to the most avant-garde. We’ll just tell you that they have a wood-fired oven, and they know how to use it. Then you can enjoy the atmosphere and the views from their terrace. An experience from start to finish.
Karting Rivas – Rivas-Vaciamadrid
- Address: Calle de la Fundación, 89.
- Metro línea 9: Rivas Urbanizaciones
- Google: 4,5 / 5
About 15 kilometres from the capital you will find this temple of speed and fun. Because their goal is to give you a good time and they have taken care of every detail to make sure that this is the case.
It has a layout designed on two levels and a length of 1010 metres. You can be sure that this is going to be an experience that you will rarely be able to enjoy anywhere else. In fact, they assure you that it is an unique circuit in Europe.
Their Sodikart RT8 karts, one of the best on the market today, have displacements of 270 and 420cc. The latter can only be enjoyed by those who know what they are doing and have experience. You can organise any kind of event at their facilities and you will discover that they take care of every detail. Get ready to have a great time.
Karting Club Los Santos – Los Santos de la Humosa
- Address: Calle del Canal de Isabel II, km 1, 28817.
- Google: 4,5 / 5
About 50 minutes from Madrid we find this circuit, which is 1,100 metres long with a width of 8 metres. The track has 5 right turns and four left turns. What does this mean? Well, the track invites you to overtake and take risks. The direction of rotation is clockwise, and the pole position on the starting grid is on the right-hand side of the main straight. The facility is used for official competitions.
They have a fleet of 30 390 cc karts that can reach up to 90 km/h. The average price is around 15 euros for an 8-minute ticket, but they always offer packs and special offers.
Here you can also stay for a bite to eat. And I mean eat, not snack. Its dining rooms can seat just over 250 diners. On their menu you’ll find a wide variety of menus, with plenty of barbecue for you to enjoy the grill to the max, and a lot of Mediterranean cuisine.
Carlos Sainz Karting Las Rozas – Las Rozas
- Address: Parque Empresarial Európolis, Calle Bruselas, 3.
- Metro línea
- Google: 4,3 / 5
Welcome to the world of Carlos Sainz, in Las Rozas. It has an indoor track of 450 metres and double height. You are going to have to bring out all your technique if you want to enjoy all the elements it has to offer; bridge, tunnel and banked curve. A spectacular and fun track.
It has a real time timing system, LED safety signs and high density polyethylene protections. Its SODIKART karts are of the latest generation and have a 270cc Honda engine with 9.5 hp power. With these karts and this track, I assure you that you will feel like a real driver.
Carlos Sainz La Ermita – Puerta del Ángel
- Address: Calle de Sepúlveda, 3. La Ermita Shopping Center
- Metro línea 6: Puerta del Ángel
- Google: 4,3 / 5
With all the excitement of the previous one, and always with a lot of security, we bring you this second option in the world of Carlos Sainz; La Ermita. It is a combined indoor/outdoor circuit with more than 700 metres. What makes it so much fun are its changes; it alternates sectors with several chicanes and difficult curves with very fast areas.
Although it may not look like it, this is a circuit for amateur riders, for anyone who wants to have a great time. It is 6 metres wide, so you can have a good time with your racing buddy without any problem. It has the same SODIKART karts as the previous one and its leisure areas are also remarkable. Don’t just go for the track, go for the full experience.
Fórmula Cero Outdoor Karting – Leganés
- Address: Calle Verano, 4A, Leganés.
- Metro línea 12: Arroyo Culebro. Luego a pie algo más de 30 minutos.
- Google: 4,1 / 5
The circuit may not be all banked corners and may not resemble what you would imagine a professional track to look like, but the track is long, wide and a lot of fun. The track is 800 metres long, where 15 riders can battle it out at the same time. In addition, at some points the track is between 8 and 10 metres wide, so take care of the inside.
It has a lot of curves that will make you have to use all your talent, and straights where the adrenaline of speed is mixed with the technique of braking just a little bit after your rival, but without going too fast, because here the protections are very close and you can pay for it dearly in your race.
In addition, it has a wide range of leisure services, you can go with your friends and spend the whole day there between races, table football games, eating and some other race track that you will have to go to discover. All in all, a great option to test your skills and have a great time.
Karting Asupark – Villaviciosa de Odón
- Address: Carretera de Móstoles a Villaviciosa 0.
- Google: 4 / 5
About 15 minutes from Madrid you will find this circuit where the word karting is something almost sacred. If we focus on the track, you will discover that you are going to have a great time. It has a length of 1025 metres! Night lighting, to make you feel like you’re on the Las Vegas F1 circuit, big run-offs, slow, double, half-moon and paella corners. The paella one is the one in the shape of a horseshoe, just so you know, because I can already see you searching if you have to wear a helmet or a fork and a lemon.
They also have a wide variety of karts depending on age and experience, from very low displacement vehicles to competition karts. Their prices vary depending on your choice of kart. What I am sure of is that whatever you choose, you will have a great time.