SpeedSportz Racing Park held its soft opening in late December at 22994 Hwy. 242, New Caney. The kart-racing park is the second element of 632-acre entertainment district Grand Texas to open. It features two European-style kart racing tracks.

One of the tracks hosts professional kart races and international events, while the other services patrons for everyday use. The park will hold a grand opening in February. 866-607-7223. www.speedsportzracingpark.com