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Address: Speedway Blvd., Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL 35161
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Description: The Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure is a company that offers ordinary racing...
The Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure is a company that offers ordinary racing fans the opportunity to find out what it’s like to race an authentic racecar on a major racetrack. Our racing “adventurers” come from all over the country to enjoy a life-defining experience. They receive vital training from top racing instructors, wear real racing suits and safety gear, and climb into the seat of a racecar that was once driven by one of the racing greats. Guided by hand signals from the instructor in the seat next to them, racing adventurers learn how to race just like the pros. We surpass the usual “follow-the-leader” approach to racing and teach our guests how to race like a real NASCAR driver does, finding their own line, drafting, and passing, for optimum fun. A 100% safety record and the endorsements of numerous people that have had the experience testify to the excitement, the safety, and the unforgettable thrill of our racing adventure.
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Did the other company first and had to try this at the fastest track in the world. Hit speeds in excess of 173mph in the "fat guy-slow car" (Ford #21). My friend of over 35... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 20, 2014
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Edmond, Oklahoma
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Bellbrook, Ohio
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

BEWARE! On 12/22/2014, I purchased two tickets for an 18 lap drive at the Kentucky Speedway for Sunday March 29th, 2015. The purchase price was $1,790. In mid January, I received a call saying that too few people enrolled for that day and they were cancelling the date and I agreed to reschedule for the prior day, Saturday March 29th.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Received a 10 lap experience as a present from my wife. Had speeds in excess of 170 mph. Going into the turns at full speed is something anyone who likes speed should experience. The Gs really get your attention. The cars are set up great and easily go thru the turns without slipping. If this doesn't get you excited not... More 

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California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

I bought 6 laps as a surprise for my wife. The activity is well organized. They offer a choice of 3 laps as a passenger with an experienced driver or anywhere from 6 laps and up as a driver (one driver had signed up for 60 laps). After registration, there is a short briefing for drivers, passengers and family members... More 

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Edmond, Oklahoma
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16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Did the other company first and had to try this at the fastest track in the world. Hit speeds in excess of 173mph in the "fat guy-slow car" (Ford #21). My friend of over 35 years was in the "rocket mobile" (seriously that's what one of the employees called it) and didn't turn as fast a lap! Something to be... More 

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Jay, Florida, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

it was very exciting and dangerous-looking! I would have loved to have done it! it is something he will never forget!

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Amherstburg, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

well we will try it again! Early July did the ride a long at talladega. First, was not informed that the video was an extra 30.00, next time should be told on website. Did ride along and was handed my video, went home and only had one video of the view out of the windshield, i thought that it should... More 

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Sarnia, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

In 2013 I went and did a 40 lap drive. On Mar 29/2014 I went back and did another 40 laps. In laps 31 to 40 I went around the track in under 60 seconds for each of those 9 laps. Jody my instructor was great in letting me achieve "Full Throttle".

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Pike Road, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I did this today as a surprise birthday gift! I'm NOT a NASCAR fan and have never watched a race, but who hasn't thought: I could do that! This is the real deal!! Very professional, very efficient! A LOT of FUN! I was one of two ladies in our group of and I kicked butt! I hit 178.59 mph! Our... More 

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Cullman, Alabama, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014 via mobile

Just completed my first Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure today (3/08/2014) with 10 laps at Talladega Super Speedway with 4 friends. Driving at speeds of 170 mph plus was awesome! Passing a friend on the track at 170 mph was priceless!!!! This experience ranks among the top of all my experiences including skydiving and riding front seat in a Cobra helicopter.... More 

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Oxford, Mississippi
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

This is hands down the WORST experience of my life. The website says talladega superspeedway and when you pay and get there the tell you you're on a test track and even though their website says "125-175 mph" you can only go 80. SCAM SCAM SCAM. DO NOT DO THIS!!!!

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Rachel B, Guest Relations Manager at Dale Jarrett Racing Adventure, responded to this review

We invite anyone to review our website regarding our exotic racecar program. We clearly state that the race course is a road course and talk about the numerous turns. The only speed referenced is "100 MPH" and unfortunately we cannot promise that everyone will attain that speed as it is based on one's driving ability. All of our confirmation letters... More 

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