Having trouble finding an open parking space at your local shopping mall? Here's one way to solve that problem.

Starting from the road outside, two men simply drove go-karts through the parking lot and then proceeded inside the Destiny USA mall in Syracuse, New York, at speeds of up to 45 miles per hour. There's a bit of a catch – Bob Congel and Bruce Kenan own the place.

In a promotional stunt, the video above shows them both whipping through the semi-closed mall, in some cases, while onlookers stand aside, making a pit stop in the venue's food court for a beverage and a fender bender or two.

Their goal was to promote high-performance go-kart store Pole Position Raceway, which recently opened in Destiny. Pole Position has eight locations throughout the country, and intends to open more soon, including one slated to open in St. Louis.

The company used electric go-karts so that it can eschew running traditional gas engines inside. "From a competition standpoint, our high-performance electric karts accelerate quicker and handle better than any other indoor competition kart on the planet," the company said in a written statement on its website.





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      Foxisenior
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like such fun both to do and to watch! Why don't they make this a weekly event and cordon off this section?
      gposner29
      • 2 Years Ago
      I smell lawsuit.
      • 2 Years Ago
      count me in
      overexposed1
      • 2 Years Ago
      Uncle Sam, Can I have one please, it's electric. I promise to pay all my taxes and get health insurance- please-pretty please with sugar on top-please-please-please
      arenadood
      • 2 Years Ago
      Hey, that beats using a hoveround.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Yeah we own the place so we can race go cars if we wanna. Got nothing else to do.
      Heather
      • 2 Years Ago
      They must have inherited the mall, their heads are too empty to have aquired it any other way. Wonder how long they will get to keep it. Two loosers
      Brian Workman
      • 2 Years Ago
      Dosen't look like anything near 45MPH!?
      ashumate3
      • 2 Years Ago
      These guys must have read PT Barnum’s book or maybe took lessons from Vince McMahon on promoting.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Oh Boy !! I hope they get one in my favorite Mall.. That way I can shop more, and spend more money. I hate all that walking !! uuuhh maybe I just better stay home !
      ashumate3
      • 2 Years Ago
      These guys must have read PT Barnum’s book or maybe took lessons from Vince McMahon on promoting.
      thankgodikauai
      • 2 Years Ago
      cool dude party on
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