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Nascar Racing Experience

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Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC 28027
Phone Number: +1 877-722-3527
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description: Welcome to NASCAR Racing Experience! It's as real as it gets! You can...
Welcome to NASCAR Racing Experience! It's as real as it gets! You can drive a real NASCAR race car or go for a NASCAR Ride Along. Following a Drivers Meeting with Crew Chief, training and instruction You get behind the wheel of a real NASCAR race car that's been raced and driven by some of NASCAR's superstars and drive! Pass the slower cars as you catch them and get in car radio communications with your personal spotter as you drive by yourself! NASCAR Racing Experience is the true NASCAR experience and operates at 14 of the nation's premiere speedways. Upon completion of NASCAR Driving Experience drivers receive a Graduate Certificate and souvenir racing licensee for bragging rights. . Real NASCAR Race Cars Passing Allowed In Car Radio Communications Personal Racing Instructor No lead car to follow! Reserve your once-in-a-lifetime experience today, or give your race fan a gift voucher. Prices start as low as $129.
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Should have done this sooner

I did the 3 lap ride along. Arrived early in the A.M., recommended to beat the heat. Was surprised at the acceleration and speeds achieved - over 160 mph. We passed a drive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Denver, North Carolina
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Denver, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I did the 3 lap ride along. Arrived early in the A.M., recommended to beat the heat. Was surprised at the acceleration and speeds achieved - over 160 mph. We passed a drive yourself car like it was standing still. The 2G force in the high banking really pushes you. I gained a new respect for the NASCAR guys doing... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

In June of 2015, I drove the 8 minute session and was issued a certificate stating that I had reached a top speed of 149 mph. My fastest lap time was 48.43 seconds with a speed of 114.474 MPH. I did not hit 149 mph anywhere on this track as I help the throttle on the rev limiter every inch... More 

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I reserved this for my husband who is a huge NASCAR fan. I reserved the 5 minute drive and we upgraded to the 8 minute when we got there. If you want a picture make sure you do that before. We didn't and all they had available the day of was a 5x7. We were there the entire 3 hours... More 

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Leonardtown, Maryland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I was extremely excited to go to the Richmond driving experience. Everything was great until it was my time to go driving. I did purchase the extension from 5 minutes to 8 minutes. It was a good thing I did or I probably wouldn't have got much faster than 70 mph. My highest lap speed was 90mph which I did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

The ride in a real NASCAR race car was one of the most fun things I have ever done. So much so, that I am making reservations to go back and do the driving experience. For anyone that follows NASCAR racing, this ride is something to experience. It was eye opening to learn all the forces one is subjected to... More 

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Davidson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

For Christmas I bought my husband a "three times around the track race car ride". We redeemed the gift certificate today, Valentine's Day. He went over 170 miles an hour and up the side embankment. He was thrilled and I so enjoyed watching him. The toughest part was getting in and out of the race car.

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Durham, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I had the distinct privilege to race a 500HP Indycar at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Mario Andretti Driving Experience...this was a birthday present and was an amazing experience! I have a newfound respect for the professional drivers as I had just the '5 minute' drive and that was plenty to get a genuine experience - you really feel the +2Gs... More 

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Lima, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Loved to get into the racetrack with the tour van and run! The tour guide was an old lady that drove the van so fast (for a simple van) and she worked overthere for many many years so she got to know many wellknown drivers and told us stories that she lived. I enjoyed it a lot.

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Elkins, West Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It was the most awesome ride I have ever done I would recommend this to anyone that can drive it was money well spent i will definitely am going to do it again

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Everybody was friendly and helpful. The entire day was fun and interesting Will defiantly do this again For all you nascar fans - you will love this!

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