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Go-kart racing camp at Pole Position Raceway in Farmingdale

Pole Position Raceway in Farmingdale is offering a

Pole Position Raceway in Farmingdale is offering a go-kart racing camp. Credit: Steve Pfost

Pole Position Raceway is offering weeklong summer racing camps at its indoor, electric go-kart facility in Farmingdale.

Kids ages 8 to 12 (called juniors) or 13 to 17 (called youths) race on two quarter-mile race tracks. The five-day camps are held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and are led by a Pole Position Raceway instructor. They focus on racing history, strategy, safe driving techniques, track awareness, brake and throttle points, acceleration, passing and more.

Campers compete in a Championship Race Event followed by an awards ceremony on the fnal day of camp. No prior karting experience necessary.

A camp session for juniors (must be between 48 and 58 inches tall) begins Monday, and a camp for youths (must be at least 58 inches tall) begins July 27. Participants receive an "action" photograph and a certificate of completion. The camp fee is $400 and includes lunch, beverage and game tokens to use at the arcade each day.

For more information, visit or call 631-752-RACE (7223).

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