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Mario Andretti Racing Experience

6025 Victory Ln SW, Concord, NC 28027-2616
+1 877-722-3527
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Wow....finally happened for my husband. Purchased this experience in 2016 for my husband's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Boston, Massachusetts
Waste of time and money

My wife, dad and I went there this past weekend and I am still very angry about my experience. My... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Summerville, South Carolina
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"Driver of the Century" Mario Andretti brings you Mario Andretti Racing Experience. You can drive a Full-Size Open Wheel Indy Style Race Car, or ride along in a 2-seater on 11 of the nation's premiere speedways! Dreams come true at Mario Andretti Racing Experience. Following a Drivers Meeting with Crew Chief, training and instruction you get behind the wheel and drive by yourself. There's no lead car to follow, no instructor rides with you. Mario Andretti Racing Experience is "World's Fastest Driving Experience" and compares to no other racing experience.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good14%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible25%
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“indy car” (6 reviews)
“pro driver” (2 reviews)
“bucket list” (3 reviews)
6025 Victory Ln SW, Concord, NC 28027-2616
+1 877-722-3527
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wow....finally happened for my husband. Purchased this experience in 2016 for my husband's birthday (March). With 2 cancels (rain and overbooking at the Loudon, NH location),we were pushed into 2017. Nice enough they threw in an video package. 2017, the day came and he got...More

Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My wife, dad and I went there this past weekend and I am still very angry about my experience. My wife bought the driving experience for 8 mins on the track behind the wheel of an indy car. 4-5 of which, was spent behind two...More

2  Thank scboy138
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Zero for those who plan ahead. Gave my wife a gift certificate, we chose a weekend and booked it with a confirmation. We then booked flight (note: non-refundable) and a hotel with miles (note: non-refundable). A month later Racing Experience calls and says they cancelled...More

2  Thank Ed B
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Received as a birthday gift and can cross off the bucket list. Everything about this experience at Talladega was fantastic. Even the instructions from Clint during the drivers meeting! Weather was perfect and they have this down to a science. I would recommend the 8...More

Thank bevov
Reviewed 19 August 2016

I did the Andretti Racing Experience at Dover International Speedway in August 2016. I elected for the ride along instead of driving myself. What an absolute thrill. They are very organized and professional. As part of the ride along I was fitted with a race...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

We purchased a gift certificate from Dale Jarrett racing and then he sold the company to Mario Andretti. We revue end less driving time and had to repay for pictures and the video. I think they bob stole money. Horrible pictures, no signs to hold...More

Thank Bsimpson88
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Absolute rip off. DO NOT PURCHASE THIS EXPERIENCE! You honestly get 3 maybe 4 full laps but you only get 1 at top speed. They start your time as soon as you get rolling in the pit and after 3 laps had me on the...More

2  Thank usamikeroberts
Reviewed 7 February 2016

What a rush! Driving the Indy car was amazing. Being on a real track in this high power car was incredible, and everyone on the team makes you feel comfortable while ensuring your safety. I did the Feb. 5 session in Homestead FL and the...More

Thank SueNJ2014
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I would never try to do the Mario Andretti Racing Experience drive along again. I looked up Groupon around the twentieth of Dec. 2015, to see what they had in Homestead Florida. I read about the Mario Andretti Racing Experience and drive along. I wanted...More

1  Thank Gary C
Reviewed 3 August 2015

I had my first experience driving at the Richmond, VA Raceway (3/4 mile track) and I was hooked. Had a top speed of 123, but others got a bit faster. Then I HAD to go to go to Charlotte, NC for a bigger faster track...More

Thank Brian C
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
I had a great experience and felt very safe. I observed their protocols while waiting to get in the car and they definitely are safety conscious.