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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: Speedway Boulevard, Talladega, AL 35161
Phone Number: 1•800•BE•PETTY
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I got a trip to this experience as a valentine's present from my loving wife. Their basic package is a 3 lap ride along where their professional driver gives you 3 laps around the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
PastorBen2012
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Pell City, Alabama
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Pell City, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I got a trip to this experience as a valentine's present from my loving wife. Their basic package is a 3 lap ride along where their professional driver gives you 3 laps around the track. Once there they offer a variety of upgrades where you get to drive yourself. To be honest I'm not really a Nascar fan, but the... More 

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Talladega, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I bought 4 laps for my Husband for his birthday. He Loved it! The experience was one he will never forget. The only downside was the price. Way overpriced, but fun.

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Cookeville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

There is no way to describe this experience other than to try it yourself. You will head into a 30 degrees sloped wall at 165 MPH. What a rush, especially when you see the skid marks in turn three where drivers before you have hit the wall. There is about an hour meeting with the crew cheif. The crew cheif... More 

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Memphis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2008

The driver will be so jazzed he or she will not be able to count laps, but the person travelling with them should. My boyfriend drove and I counted and took photos on my digital camera. I only counted 7 laps, but we paid for 8. At $550 for 8 laps, that's about $70 per lap. When they gave him... More 

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