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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: 1801 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Phone Number: 407 939-0130
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Fantastic Experience!!!!

My wife and I both took rides around the track and had a wonderful experience. I would recommend this to anyone. It makes you realize just how talented NASCAR drivers are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
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Jacksonville, Florida
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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

My wife and I both took rides around the track and had a wonderful experience. I would recommend this to anyone. It makes you realize just how talented NASCAR drivers are. Truly a memorable experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I had so much fun with the Richard Petty driving experience. I think I paid $100 dollars for a couple of laps around the track. I'll never forget this ride of my life!!

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Titusville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My son gave a Richard Petty Driving Experience to my husband for his birthday. He LOVED it. He had the greatest time and is STILL watching the videos and reliving it. The people were courteous, helpful and patient. I would recommend this to anyone who can drive competently and wants to experience an authentic racing experience. 165mph on a high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I went to the Rookie Experience (8 laps) over the weekend and the experience was fantastic. The instructors were friendly, encouraging, and engaging throughout. The safety briefing was done in such a way that you felt comfortable knowing what to do and how to do it. The instruction in the car was great. Definitely a must do in Daytona or... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

If you are not a NASCAR fan. If you are busy in the area, if you couldn't care less about racing....YOU STILL MUST MUST MUST DO THIS EXPERIENCE!! IT"S AMAZING. We have a rule now. Anyone who visits, HAS to do the ride-a-long (it's a little over $100) and they MUST buy one plaque ($35) to hang on our wall....it's... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

your can't be pre-booked & on a 1st come 1st served basis. so once they fill up if no more seats you have to wait for the next tour time....1 hour later....you can go shopping at valusia mall or eat at appleby to kill the time all walking distance from the speedway *there is a cafe, food/drinks/toilets) at the speedway... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

This was a fantastic experience.My son wasnt sure whether he wanted to do it but no money would have paid for the smile on his face after the ride.Cost $75(£43 at time) which for the experience was well worth it.if you go to the speedway dont do what I did in 2013.Turned down the chance to do the ride so... More 

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Toronto, ON Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We did the ride-along experience and it was FANTASTIC! Very professional and worth every dime. Staff were very professional in assistance while transitioning into the outfit, helmet and climbing into the car. Please, don't hesitate to book. You will be SOOOOO glad you did.

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Experience of a life time..well organized and the people running it made you feel special. Nothing to dislike.

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Jacksonville, FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Dont think NASCAR is a sport? Try driving a race car at 170 + miles per hour around the most famous track in the world. What an absolute rush! The staff is 1st class. Everyone takes care of you and makes you feel safe while also limiting the amount of "rules" that often kills the thrills. Drive or ride, but... More 

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