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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027-4600
Phone Number: +1 800-237-3889
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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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Great experience and people!

Drove in Charlotte and the crew there were great. I got rained out the first 2 times I tried to drive and they were always very accommodating to get me rescheduled. Christian S... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
kevin h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Drove in Charlotte and the crew there were great. I got rained out the first 2 times I tried to drive and they were always very accommodating to get me rescheduled. Christian S. was an awesome instructor! Would love to go back and drive again!

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Thank kevin h
Lenoir, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I had bought my husband a ride-along as a birthday present, when we got to the track he surprised me when I found out he had bought me a ride too as an early Christmas present. I never in my life expected to be going around a NASCAR track at 140 MPH. It was such an overwhelming experience! It was... More 

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Thank Lissa H
Hickory, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Deceitful sales tactics, extreme difficulty in scheduling drive times, can't get your money back! If you have to reschedule it's an extra fee! Constantly 'selling'! Not worth the time or money!

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Thank jimd2010
North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Three of us experienced this high speed fun. I was amazed with the speed allowed the drivers. I have not been so thrilled in my 62 years on earth. I averaged the maximum allowed, 140 mph. The turns are marked when to decelerate and accelerate. A professional is in a car in front of you. If you stay one car... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I surprised my husband by scheduling him a ride-along session. He had a wonderful time and said he would never forget the experience. They were very organized and all the staff were very helpful and courteous. I scheduled and paid online, but you can do walkups also.

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Thank Nancy R
Clearfield, Utah, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 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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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 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 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 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 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 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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