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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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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!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

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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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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Woodinville, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

We were attending Speed Week before the DAYTONA 500 race. On one of the non-event days they offered either riding in a race car or driving a race car. We chose the riding. For $135 we got suited up, buckled into a race car and driven around the track 3 times, feeling G force of 2.5 Gs, at 170 MPH.... More 

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Upstate NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

When I signed up for the Rookie Driving Experience in Daytona Beach, I was a bit skeptical. My fear was that it was all glitz and glimmer and that there would be no substance to the program. I assumed that there would be all kinds of restrictions on speed and I would end up being disappointed. HOWEVER, nothing could be... More 

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