Indoor Kart Racing 1/26

January is indoor kart racing time at the Chicago MINI Motoring Club. Come on out for some high speed racing action on a fun track!!

WRAPUP: Cold weather kept a few people away, but the racing was hot!!  We had a dozen CMMC members and friends partake in our annual event, and the racing was very close.  “Fast Guy”  for the day was Martin by a very slim margin, and “Fast Gal” was Kate.   Special thanks to “Scoring Babe” Carrie, and best Birthday Wishes to Jim!!

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WHEN: Sunday January 26th at 12:45 pm (opening is at 1pm)

WHERE: Melrose Park Indoor Grand Prix 2225 West North Avenue Melrose Park Il, 60160

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DETAILS: This year we will do the same format as last year.. Four open races of about 8 minutes each. Bragging rights will be determined by fastest individual lap times, not by overall place.

WHO:  This event is open to Chicago MINI Motoring Club members, and friends of CMMC. You must be 18 or over and have a valid drivers license.

PRICING: This is a fantastic price for over 30 minutes of intense racing action.

$30 per person for current CMMC member and up to 1 guest.
$35 per person for Non-Members or additional CMMC guests.
Because we are starting later than we have in the past, we are not making official plans for food..  If enough people are interested we may do a casual get-together across the street at Bacci Pizza

Two ways to pay!

Pay with PayPal using our new Club Store! Or register by mail using this form and mailing it with payment to the P.O. box address listed.

Add a comment on this post so we know you are planning to attend.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION DEADLINE: All money needs to be collected by Saturday January 18th!!   We will be e-mailing an additional karting pre-registration link in the final week to speed up the morning sign in process.  

NOTE: We will not be collecting money on race morning so make sure you are all set ahead of time!!

Hope to see you out there!!

15 thoughts on “Indoor Kart Racing 1/26

  1. Do they have a cart that I will fit In?????
    Are carb adjustments allowed????
    Do believe that I will be giving this a try

    • Getting in is easy.. it’s the getting out that is difficult for us gravity and age challenged people 😉 I think you’ll fit. Melrose Park general restrictions is 240-250 lbs

  2. Just send out additional registration details via e-mail to everyone who has registered.. If you didn’t get it let me know at

    NOTE: I just tried the registration code provided, and it is not working right now.. Stay tuned.. it should get corrected shortly

  3. New update.. The registration code I sent out is not working, but no problem.. If you have raced at MPGP before, you are in their system, and those that haven’t will be able to get set up Sunday morning

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