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Address: 5555 Concord Parkway South, Concord, NC 28027
Phone Number: 800-237-3889
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Get behind the wheel in one of our 8 – 80 lap driving programs or...

Get behind the wheel in one of our 8 – 80 lap driving programs or Ride-Along shotgun for 3 high-speed laps at over 20 tracks nationwide – including Charlotte Motor Speedway!

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well ive been to alot of dragstrips but this track is top of the line.

Suggest getting there early parking is quite small for the amount of cars , don't go if charlotte stockcars are also running I've never seen so many cars in one place . Well... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 20, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

Suggest getting there early parking is quite small for the amount of cars , don't go if charlotte stockcars are also running I've never seen so many cars in one place . Well operated clean track and they move the car threw very smoothly great fun for all ages

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

What a great experience. Went out and started racing right away. Ran 38 second laps and was never held back. I was even able to pass other slower cars. A true race experience. Jarren Lippard was my in car instructor and was great. I will definitely do the 50 lap next time to be able to get to the Advanced... More 

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Thank Hhoelle54
Daytona Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

I received a Richard Petty Driving experience from my husband for my birthday. It was so awesome. Going fast was great. Staff were nice and took the time to explain things. The driver was wonderful. Loved it. Would do it again everyone should try it once

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Concord, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

It was the best! Speed like you never felt. Like being in a rocket. You feel the turns like you never felt before. If this isn't on your bucket list it should be and I'm not a big NASCAR fan!

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Thank JMCM08
Genoa, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a blast !!! It is such a rush to get into the car! Go fast! Feel what it is like to really be in a Nascar adventure. Not for the weak as they do go fast. They will go as fast or slow as you want. There is instruction in the beginning and a "crew chief" talking to... More 

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Thank Catherine M
Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Worth every penny and then some! Been a year since I did the Petty Experience with my dad. Still tell the story to my friends and family about how amazing, scary and pee-your pants exciting that it was. We did the Package where we road with a professional drive for 3 'Hot' laps which was more scary than a roller... More 

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Thank Shaynes704
Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

My husband did the driving while I filmed him. He came out of the car smiling from ear to ear! (which doesn't happen often, ha ha) The driving class is very good and they repeat the rules several times. The cars have a limit of 5000 rpms on them for the first 2 times you drive. Then if you book... More 

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Thank Lindaliz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you love speed you will love driving the track that your favorite NASCAR drivers have done. My husband was gifted this for Christmas in 2014. He said he will never look at the races the same again. You can't really appreciate the skill of the sport until you do something like this. First laps were with a skilled driver,... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

These guys know how to run Hot Laps. Apart from the delayed start, everything ran like clockwork. The team helped with the suits, helmets, getting in the car and belting up. Drivers were great.

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Thank Darren W
San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I had a great time here and totally recommend it. Whether you want to do a ride-along or to drive, this is a great experience.

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