"I can completely understand why this is a prelude to Formula One," said Jessi, after hopping out of the TAG kart. "You can feel the G-forces in the turns and you can feel the getup coming out of the turns. It is so much fun."
It all leads up to the ultimate in karting: the 125cc shifter kart. With a top speed of 120 miles per hour, the shifter is no toy.
"When you do open it up, my god, it goes fast," said Patrick. "This is insane."