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ROCHESTER TO OFFICIALLY HIT THE (GO KART) TRACK ON OCTOBER 28
Facility NewsPole Position Raceway, America’s leading chain of state-of-the-art indoor motorsports entertainment facilities – with the fastest electric karts on the east coast – today announced that it will officially open its unique and exciting racing experience at The Marketplace Mall on Tuesday, October 28. Owned by husband and wife franchisees, Eyal Farage and Karen Davis-Farage, operators of Pole Position Raceway locations in Jersey City, NJ, at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY, at the Walden Galleria in Buffalo, NY and newly opened Farmingdale, NY, this new facility will add 40 jobs to the local economy.



Located in the southwest section of the mall, formerly occupied by Bon-Ton, Pole Position Raceway’s 52,000 square foot facility boasts one quarter-mile track and the latest in high-performance, all-electric, indoor karts capable of speeds up to 45 MPH. Pole Position Raceway features adult karts for racers who are at least 58 inches tall and separate junior karts for kids who are at least 48 inches tall. Best of all, the karts use electric technology, so there are no fumes – they are clean and green.



“We are pleased to announce that our fifth Pole Position Raceway location will officially open its doors to Rochester on Tuesday, October 28,” said Karen Davis-Farage, president and co-owner of the Pole Position Raceway franchise. “Indoor karting is one of the fastest growing forms of family entertainment in the country. We look forward to offering our authentic and exhilarating race experience as another reason people come to the mall, or as a fun activity they can do while they are here.”



Pole Position Raceway offers a variety of options to suit the needs of all racers – from families, to die hard karting enthusiasts. Its “Arrive & Drive” racing is for those visiting the mall that enter a queue to race against others. Pre-Scheduled Racing events are for groups of 10+ and include the Pole Position Challenge, Grand Prix or Super Pole which are 2, 3 or 4 race events culminating with racers receiving 1st, 2nd & 3rd place medals at the Winners’ Circle. In addition to side-by-side race action, Pole Position Raceway also features authentic racing memorabilia, arcade games, concessions and V.I.P spaces for private parties, personal celebrations, corporate events and fundraisers.



Committed to supporting the communities it serves, Pole Position Raceway’s give-back charter, CAReS – which stands for Cancer, Alzheimer’s, Recovery and thoSe in need – partners with local charities on fundraising initiatives year-round. As part of its pre-opening events, Pole Position Raceway partnered with the Alzheimer’s Association of Rochester to raise money to support this important cause. The company looks forward to working with and raising funds for the many great charitable causes in and around Rochester.



Featured on Good Morning America, FOX & Friends, TLC’s Cake Boss, Nickelodeon’s Victorious, Good Day New York and more, Pole Position Raceway has hosted private and corporate events for hundreds of companies including Bank of America, Verizon, Toyota, Infosys, DeWalt, Trump Resorts, Price Waterhouse, Target, Coca-Cola, Budweiser, Pfizer and Microsoft and celebrities including Mark Sanchez, Alicia Keys, Ice T, Robin Roberts, 50 Cent and many more.



Pole Position Raceway has thirteen locations nationwide, including Buffalo, NY, Corona, CA, Dallas, TX, Farmingdale, NY (Long Island), Houston, TX, Jersey City, NJ, Las Vegas, NV, Murrieta, CA, Oklahoma City, OK, Rochester, NY, St. Louis, MO, Summerlin, NV, Syracuse, NY – and coming soon to Savannah, GA.



Hours of operation are Monday – Thursday 12pm - 10pm, Friday 12pm - 11pm, Saturday 11am - 11pm and Sunday 11am - 9pm. For more information, visit www.polepositionraceway.com, call 585-427-RACE (7223) and follow us on Facebook.



About Pole Position Raceway

Pole Position Raceway is America’s #1 chain of indoor kart tracks created for racers, by racers. The overall experience was developed with such well-known names in the racing world including 2004 NASCAR champion Kurt Busch, 7-time AMA Supercross champion Jeremy McGrath and X-Games freestyle gold medalist Mike Metzger. Located just minutes from Manhattan, next to Liberty State Park in Jersey City, NJ, at Destiny USA in Syracuse, NY, in the Walden Galleria in Buffalo, NY, in Farmingdale, NY (Long Island), and now the Marketplace Mall in Rochester, NY. Pole Position Raceway’s state-of-the-art-facilities each feature the latest in high-performance, all-electric, emission-free indoor karts capable of speeds of 45 MPH+, arcade games and space for private parties or corporate events and more. For more information, visit www.polepositionraceway.com or call 201-333-RACE (7223).



About The Marketplace Mall

The Marketplace Mall is located on the corner of Jefferson Rd and Hylan Dr in the town of Henrietta, New York. The Marketplace opened in 1982 and currently has 1.1 million square feet of retail space. Marketplace has more than 140 variety stores, including four department stores along with the largest concentration of stores targeting women, tweens and teens. The Marketplace Mall is owned by Wilmorite, a leading commercial real estate development and management company. For more information, visit www.themarketplacemall.com
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