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Simraceway Performance Driving Center

Open Now: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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F3 at Sonoma Raceway

Can't say enough positives about this experience. Yes it is expensive, but in my opinion it was... read more

Reviewed August 7, 2019
Phil B
KTM X-Bow: Stage I, Stage II and two days of private coaching...incredible!

I booked the KTM X-Bow Stage I & Stage II program and the three-day F3 School of Racing course... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2019
Steven C
Seattle, USA (Home), Taipei, TW (Work)
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A Racing School with World-class instructors operating from a state-of-the-art facility at the finest road course in America. The Simraceway Performance Driving Center graduates hundreds of career-minded racers and thousands of motoring enthusiasts...more
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29359 Arnold Dr, Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA 95476-9765
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

Can't say enough positives about this experience. Yes it is expensive, but in my opinion it was well worth it. The mix of instruction and drive time is great, but the real star is that F3 racecar. These machines when pushed can allow you to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Phil B
Reviewed July 13, 2019

I booked the KTM X-Bow Stage I & Stage II program and the three-day F3 School of Racing course. After attending the Stage I & Stage II KTM X-Bow program, I ended up not running the F3 and instead took two days of private coaching...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

Joined my son for a day at the track. We have taken a couple other driving courses together but this was my first time on the main track at Sonoma. Our group was just my son, our instructor Ken and me. We had a great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Black and blue up and down both sides of my body...but, I only wanted MORE! This is absolutely the most fun you can have without wings designed for lift. I'd never driven a downforce / formula car before and getting used to the deep, hard...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Imagine going from not having driven a Formula Ford in 30 years to being behind the wheel of FORMULA 3 car and within 3 days under the great instruction of Tom and Ken, you are now well on your way to being proficient in an...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Jonathan H, Owner at Simraceway Performance Driving Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Glad you enjoyed the program so much and thanks for the great review!

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Wanted to drive Sonoma for the first time and also try the KTM X-BOW. Very welcoming, friendly, and professional Felicity signed me in at the nice clubhouse and helped me with a tasty coffee. Had Tim Moser as my safety/fun/skills guide for the day. Even...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Pete H
Jonathan H, Owner at Simraceway Performance Driving Center, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Pete, Thank you for coming out to experience the new KTM X-Bow Competition R, we're glad you enjoyed it and hope to see you again!

Reviewed August 29, 2018

Just want to say a big thank you to SimRaceway.com and their Team, especially Tor and Felicity, for making my Son Jack’s Teen Drivers Course on 8.19.18 a great day for him. It was an even better day for His Mom and I to watch...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

I attended the Car Control Clinic up in Sim Raceway last year and it was great! I recommend it to anyone that's looking to figure how to control their rear-wheel drive car in a safe environment. I wanted to learn how to drive my S2000...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

Had fun racing. good track which was well maintained by the local crew. VERY safe for the novices and we had fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018

I arrived really not knowing what to expect. The experience I had well and truly exceeded my expectations. It's one thing to 'drive' a super car, but to be able to tackle the track with the theory we had was great. I had Greg as...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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March 4, 2018|
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Response from TimingsEverything | Reviewed this property |
$1995. Well worth it. You use their supercar, a McLaren 570S; they insure the risk of damage; and you use up their (very expensive) tires, and their (very expensive) brakes. And of course, you get expert instruction and... More
September 19, 2017|
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Response from Shawn J | Property representative |
Hi, You would need to know how to drive a manual transmission in order to enroll in the Formula 3 programs. The McLaren and Race Karting options do not have that requirement. Thank you Shawn
July 26, 2017|
Response from Jesse M | Reviewed this property |
Call Renee Studebaker, at SimRaceway. 707-938-9889. For the Sprint Kart Racing Series, it's $495. That includes 2, 20 min practice sessions, a 5 lap qualify, a 10 lap Semi, and a 12 lap Main. These races are held monthly... More