Friday, January 18, 2013
The go kart facility has been open for more than a month, but manager Brandon Whiting is holding a grand opening event this weekend.
Business has been booming at Speed Raceway, the go-kart facility that opened in the former Vanity Fair location Dec. 14. On Saturday, it will have a grand opening celebration, complete with a ribbon cutting, giveaways and a Philadelphia sports talk personality. “Cinnaminson has welcomed us with open arms,” said Brandon Whiting, manager of Speed Raceway. Starting at 11 a.m., when the facility opens, to its closing at 10 p.m., raffle prizes will be announced as well as package giveaways, including gift cards, hats and shirts. Free pizza will be given out at noon for those who race Saturday. Whiting, a former defensive end for the Philadelphia Eagles, called on some former friends, and from 1 to 3 p.m., 94 WIP personality Paul Jolovitz will…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
The manager said they are still waiting on state certification.
Speed Raceway, the go-kart facility that now occupies the former Vanity Fair location in the Acme shopping center, was scheduled to open last week but has been pushed back a couple more weeks, said the spot's manager. Manager Brandon Whiting, the former Philadelphia Eagle and current Haddonfield resident, said they are still waiting for final state certification. "We are trying to open as soon as possible," Whiting said. He hopes Speed Raceway will be ready in two weeks but there is no solid opening date at this point. Speed Raceway's original location is in Denver, Colorado. This year, a location opened in Horsham, PA. The indoor facility is entirely electric with European-style go-karts. Conference and meeting rooms will be available.
Friday, November 9, 2012
Former Eagle Brandon Whiting will be the Cinnaminson general manager of the go-kart joint.
It's almost time to start your engines. Speed Raceway should open by the end of the month, according to the Cinnaminson location’s general manager—the group is waiting on cart and track certification from the state. Brandon Whiting, general manager, said the certification is the main thing holding up the Speed Raceway opening on Route 130. “We’re pretty much getting things buttoned up over here,” Whiting said. Superstorm Sandy also may have contributed to the state’s late certification process and there were some shipping delays with the go-karts that come from Italy. “But we want to do it right,” Whiting said of the opening. He’s expecting the certifications to come though within the next two weeks and is planning for an end-of-the-…