WEST NYACK, N.Y. -- The Autobahn Indoor Speedway electric go-kart track will hold a grand opening on Monday, May 9, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.in the Palisades Center mall.
The event in the mall at at 1000 Palisades Center Drive will benefit Gigi’s Playhouse, with 50 percent of the day’s proceeds going to the organization that serves children and adults of all ages with Down syndrome.
The festivities will start with the Official Ribbon Cutting at 11 a.m. Expected attendees include Al Samuels, president/chief executive officer of the Rockland Business Association; Rockland County Executive Ed Day; Clarkstown Town Supervisor George Hoehmann; the Rockland Boulders BoulderBird Official Mascot and other local officials, business leaders and celebrities.
"We encourage economic development in the Town of Clarkstown and are a business-friendly town. We are pleased to welcome the Autobahn Indoor Speedway to the Palisades Mall and Clarkstown," says Hoemann.
"The Autobahn Indoor Speedway at the Palisades Center Mall is a great addition to the many recreational and tourism attractions in Rockland County," notes Samuels.
"I see this establishment as being a ‘destination within a destination,’ one that will bring loads of fun for years to come," adds Day.
According to Autobahn's managing partner David Larson, "Indoor kart racing has been popular in Europe for many years and has recently found a strong following on the West Coast of the United States.
The company, which will have a total of nine tracks on the East Coast by April, provides racing techniques instruction to newbies and offers competitive leagues to more seasoned drivers. There are even Junior Karts suitable for the younger crowd if they are at least 48 inches tall.
For more information click here or email WestNyack@AutobahnSpeed.com.
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