Canada's Largest Elevated Go Kart Track Set to Open in 2019.

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Mario Kart-like Karting Track is Largest in North America.

Niagara Falls Ontario is getting quite the go-kart track that may warrant a visiting. The Parking-lot style up ramp is followed by quite the funfair slide-type drop. 
(c) Christine Lynn
 Niagara Speedway is a marriage of traditional go-karts with the added fun & excitement of an elevated coaster styled track. Drivers get to test their driving skills along the straightaway, negotiate the hair-pin turns, and climb the elevated ramp as they head for the checkered flag.

(c) Christine Lynn

"It looks like we're going to finish construction this fall, and hopefully in October we're going to do all our testing," said Harry Oakes, President of HOCO Limited, who owns and operates attractions, restaurants and shops on the south side of Clifton Hill. "We'll shut down for the winter, and then we're looking to launch in the spring, as soon as the weather breaks."
 To sum it up in a few words, Oakes says, “it’s like go-karts on steroids. You drive on a road course for a portion of the race and then spiral up … to about 40 feet, and then come down a long hill ... kind of like the way a wooden coaster would be.” The Niagara Speedway is part of a 10-acre redevelopment project that started about a year-and-a-half ago with the demolition of the Comfort Inn Clifton Hill building. -Clifton Hills

The track is going in next to the Niagra Sky Wheel and is expected to open in Spring 2019.

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