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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027-4600
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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You can tell this was built for NASCAR fans

I have been out here in Charlotte for a few weeks doing an internship. I have been visiting the various race shop Is and the Hall of fame ( I also recommend). I did the ride... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Rudolf H
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Clearfield, Utah, United States
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Clearfield, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been out here in Charlotte for a few weeks doing an internship. I have been visiting the various race shop Is and the Hall of fame ( I also recommend). I did the ride along and wished that I did the driving experience, which I did with another company and they are all good but, Petty is the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

By far the best experience yet checkin was fast and provide you with all the safety equipment great photos also will recommend this to others

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Thank melissa2448
Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Had a great time. Charlotte is a fun track to drive on. Fastest lap was 36.21 seconds with a top speed of 165.21 mph.

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Thank Michael D
Weehawken, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

One of the bonuses of a conference I attended was the chance for a ride along experience, which consisted of 3 laps driven by a professional driver. I am not a NASCAR fan at all, but this was really fun! The good: The ride was breaktakingly fast! You can really feel the G's on the turns. You really understand the... More 

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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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Thank niva1972
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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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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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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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