Central New York Indoor Kart Racing

The secret to indoor racing is in the track. It’s a heated rubber track, with a grip so strong you can’t walk across it unless your shoes are tied extra-tight. Sticky sticky sticky. The secret to the track is a smooth concrete surface. Surprisingly, the smoother the concrete, the better. Infrared heaters shine down on the concrete, heating it to 120 degrees or so. Then a layer of adhesive goes down. The adhesive of choice is Coke syrup, straight from the fountain! Then go-karts with extra-soft rubber tires go out and zip around the track. After half an hour or so, t