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  • Monday: CLOSED
  • Tuesday: 12 PM - 7 PM
  • Wednesday: 12 PM - 7 PM
  • Thursday: 12 PM - 7 PM
  • Friday: 12 PM - 7 PM
  • Saturday: 12 PM - 7 PM
  • Sunday: 12 PM - 5 PM
  • Hours may be affected by holidays, weather conditions and temperature - check our Facebook page or call if you're concerned we may be closed due to weather.
  • There may be special events that also affect our hours, including some Wednesdays when we close to the public at 5pm for our iDrive Rental Series - see our Calendar for more details.
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  • 700 Raceway Blvd.
    Madison, IL 62060
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Racing Series - Gateway Kartplex
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Racing Series


The Ignite program offers affordable entry into karting in an environment with a level playing field for all. Maximize track time and minimize maintenance and costs as you constantly improve your racing skills in an ultra-competitive environment. Factory sealed engines from Briggs Racing and a chassis developed by industry leader Margay Racing combine to provide a platform where the emphasis is solidly on driver development. More info…


The Gateway Kartplex SuperComp series provides the experienced karter with a challenging environment to further hone their driving skills and race craft. SuperComp class rules allow all chassis manufactures, softer tire compounds and have both 4-cycle and 2-cycle engine options. Many of our Ignite drivers also participate in SuperComp to maximize their seat time. More info…


Bringing “Arrive and Drive” kart racing to a new level, Gateway Kartplex’s iDrive Series puts you behind the wheel of our Sodi GT5 rental karts, which are equipped with Honda GX270cc engine packages. These karts can reach a top speed of 55mph and are capable of cornering at up to 2 lateral g-forces. The iDrive Series is a fun, safe and competitive environment at the finest purpose-built karting facility in the Midwest. More info…

For younger competitors, check out our new iDrive Junior Series! Drivers 12-15 years old can compete in the Kartplex’s special summer series, and even register for an Intro to Karting class designed to improve their on-track skills. More info…