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Richard Petty Race Car Ride-Along Program at Daytona International Speedway

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    What to Expect
    Your adrenaline-filled race car ride takes place at the famous Daytona International Speedway in beautiful Daytona Beach. The ride-along program is anytime during operating hours (and on no-race days!). Choose a time that fits your schedule and make your own way to the track. 

    First, enjoy a meet-and-greet with a professional instructor who will give you a quick safety lesson and fit you with a driving suit, helmet and neck guard. Then take the shotgun seat in a real Sprint Cup-style stock car for your 15- to 30-minute extreme ride.

    Buckle up and brace yourself as your driver kicks up the gears, zipping around the track in a qualifying run simulation. Experience what it would feel like to be a DAYTONA 500 competitor as you make three laps around the speedway, hitting a top speed of 170 mph (273 kph)!
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    Departure Point
    Daytona International Speedway, 1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, USA
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • 3-lap ride-along
    • Local taxes
    • Entry/Admission - Richard Petty Driving Experience
    • Entry/Admission - Daytona International Speedway
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Must be at least 5 feet and 100 pounds to participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed August 14, 2019

    Riding in a race car around this track is incredible. The feeling of this is just awesome, a must do for every nascar fan!

    Date of experience: August 2019
    1  Thank R E
    Reviewed July 26, 2019

    I'm from the UK, so NASCAR doesn't get much of a look in where I'm from. However I was on a family holiday / vacation to Orlando and love all forms of racing, so figured the equivalent of 'when in rome' was in order. Booked...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank SmithingtonLee
    Reviewed July 19, 2019

    This was an amazing experience that both myself and my husband thoroughly enjoyed. Whilst it is not cheap it is well worth the money. To be able to be driven at speed around a NASCAR circuit high up the banking was breathtaking. To be surrounded...More

    Date of experience: August 2018
    Thank yellowronnie
    Reviewed June 13, 2019 via mobile

    Horrible experience. Completely unorganized. Not enough staff. Can’t control the weather but not allowing for refunds makes this feel like a complete screw job.

    3  Thank hodgesangela
    Reviewed June 3, 2019 via mobile

    Really good few hours , well organised and super friendly. Make sure you're there early as there is a tram to take you infield which only runs every 30mins. If your ride is at 11am get there for 10am. Photos & vids are expensive, but...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    1  Thank Chris H
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    Response from Gayle F | Reviewed this property |
    I checked with the good folks at the Richard Petty Driving Experience and here’s what they passed along to me - ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS? A: Yes. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license and should not exceed 6’7″, 300... More
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