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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: 1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1215
Phone Number: 407 939-0130
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Richard Petty Race Car Ride-Along Program at Daytona International Speedway
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Richard Petty Driving Experience at Daytona International Speedway

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Big Birthday Race Driver

Anyone who gives this a bad review must be a negative person. Everyone in our driving group had an incredible experience with a highly qualified rider/experienced racer. My... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Karen R
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Anyone who gives this a bad review must be a negative person. Everyone in our driving group had an incredible experience with a highly qualified rider/experienced racer. My husband did the rookie experience at Daytona and said it was the most memorable experience of his life. He could not brake his smile. He got excellent preparation, coaching and thorough review... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must do!!!! I got chills just seeing the track from that position.let alone getting the chance to push the limits. Overall great experience from orientation to trackside then a calming instructor by your side!!!! Was shaking for hours not from fear but pure adrenaline!!!

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st. louis, mo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been a few years since I did a ride along, but I would highly recommend it to any one wanting a thrill. Daytona has a 31 degree incline on its turns and straightaways. They take you out going 168 mph for 3 laps you hug the wall and shoot out into a turn. They were not there when were... More 

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Thank enjoylife49
Port Orange, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We gave this to my grandson for his 10th birthday. He couldn't stop smiling for hours afterward, and it was a thrill for us also--just standing near the race cars as they roar around the track is a rush. You can ride, or if you are old enough, drive. Amazing!

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Thank LInda E
Wadsworth, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an experience! The ride-along is worth every penny. It's a little difficult getting in and out of the car, and it's very hot, but nothing beats 170 MPH at Daytona!

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Bowmanville, ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband did the driver experience at Daytona Speedway. When he finished his 8 laps he could not stop smiling and said words cannot describe it. Because my husband was a driver I was allowed to come down to pit row and watch the cars. Super cool experience and if you feel the need for speed then do this! By... More 

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Palatka, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I did this ride around in 08 and I took my wife this month. We both did the 3 lap ride around. It is worth every penny in my opinion to spend the money and take the ride.

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Thank Duncan B
The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bought the driving experience for my son, whose 14, as a surprise. The best money I ever spent. He told me that that was the best day of his life. They take video of you in the car and his face told it all, I highly recommend this for anyone who loves racing or high speeds.

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Port Orange, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this is exciting, my wife bought it for me for my birthday, really enjoyed it. the people were great and the whole experience was quality. No disappointments here

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family did the 3 lap 165vmiles an hour experience. It was great and I would highly recommend it. Although it isn't cheap but if you do go to Florida I would say it is once in a life time experience that you can't pass up.

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