MSR Houston sits on 383 acres of land, which includes the road course, karting track, and 180,000 square-feet of paddock space. There are 3,000 square feet of classroom, hospitality and meeting areas, as well as a 1,000 square foot registration space. Two towers are located trackside for timing and scoring and race control. There is over 75,000 square feet of private garages and a fuel station with credit card access. The facility maintains 24-hour on-site security. There are multiple spectator areas and our clubhouse is currently undergoing a renovation. Paddock space includes a 216’ by 50’ awning and the 90,000 square foot skid pad. Member garages range from single car spots to custom built two-story buildings and trackside condos. Several business and race teams operate out of MSR Houston as well.
With its 17 turns, the 2.38-mile (3.38-kilometer) 40-foot (12.2 meters) wide track combines a balance of slow, medium and high speed corners. The track is configured to run both clockwise and counter-clockwise. Safety is our number one priority, and the course features paved runoff areas in all critical braking and exit zones, as well as abundant verge areas around the entire track. Drivers have a clear view of the track and corners to see potential problems ahead. Race control has views of the entire track, along with a closed-circuit camera system with views of each corner. MSR Houston is an FIA approved track and sanctioned for testing by the Indy Racing League and IMSA.
MSR Houston’s Karting Track is 0.7 miles (1.2 kilometers) long 26 feet (8 meters) wide with 17 turns. It is configured to run both clockwise and counter-clockwise. In addition, the track can be split to run two independent 0.375-mile (0.6-kilometer) loops. It features a progressively-banked NASCAR-style corner, a 0.25-mile (0.4-kilometer) straightaway with a high-speed chicane and CIK recommended runoff areas. There is a 6,600 square foot kart building with 1,800 square feet of hospitality area. The facility’s rental kart fleet includes: 6.5HP and 9HP Honda Righetti Ridolphi Karts. The track is open to the public for kart rentals, birthday parties and corporate events.