We’ve thrown down the gauntlet. Again. We’ve challenged you, the readers, to come out and see if you can out-kart the Jalopnik staff, an elite squad of hardcore racing gods who think Ariel Atoms are fit only for hospital patients.* It’s time for you to come and see: are you faster than a Jalopnik writer?** RSVP here to find out.


This time the kart race is October 23rd at Autobahn Indoor Speedway (AIS) at the Palisades Mall outside of New York City, and it supports a great cause. AIS will also be donating 50 percent of your ticket price to the RPM Foundation, an organization that supports young people who like old cars and are pursuing a career in restoration and preservation.

If that’s not enough, our friends at Blipshift will be hooking attendees and winners up with prizes. Here’s what’s on tap:


  • 50 Blipshift shirts for the first 50 people to show up, so get there early!
  • Blipshift cards for the top three finishers worth $50, $25, and $15!

Come early, be loud, stay early, and drive like a champion.

We’ll see you there!


  • What: A go-kart race in super fast carts with your favorite writers and fans!
  • Where: Autobahn Indoor Speedway in West Nyack
  • When: October 23rd from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • How: RSVP here, a ticket is $55.
  • Why: Because it’ll be fun and support a good cause.

*None of that sentence is true.



** The answer to that question is almost always yes.