Boss Pro-Karting

Alumni Lee Boss and Brad Copley, founders of BOSS PRO-Karting, urge thrill seekers to "just drive."

BW Alumni Fuel NE Ohio’s Need for Speed

February 2, 2017

Lee Boss '09, marketing and public relations graduate, and Brad Copley, MBA '02 and entrepreneurship professor at BW, urge thrill seekers to "just drive."

Boss Pro-KartingSparked by a family interest in racing, professional backgrounds in business and a $50,000 grant from the city of Brookpark, cousins Boss and Copley founded BOSS Pro-Karting. "Cleveland’s Premier Karting and Events Destination" opened in 2016.

"You can't help but smile when you're in a go kart. It taps into that inner child," Copley told WKYC-TV

Good, Clean Fun

Located near Cleveland Hopkins Airport, the 36,000 sq. ft. facility boasts a $4 million, one-fifth mile race track. Drivers suit up, strap in and zoom around the track for seven minutes of competitive fun. With speeds of up to 50 miles per hour, the clean and green Sodi RTX race cars release zero emissions, no gasoline odor and are almost noiseless compared to gas powered go karts.

Corporate and social events are also welcome at the venue which offers Wi-Fi, projectors, catering and conference rooms.

Driving Further

Both Boss and Copley believe that driving has a deeper meaning, "For us, driving isn’t just about power and speed. It’s a constant and unending challenge to improve. A challenge to better leverage our strengths while improving on our weaknesses."