Richard Petty Driving Experience | Charlotte NC Travel & Tourism
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Richard Petty Driving Experience puts you in a NASCAR race car for an adrenaline pumping thrill of a lifetime that gets you as close to being in The Race as you will ever get!

The fastest form of entertainment in Charlotte is behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Come out and challenge your friends and family on the track at speeds of up to 160 MPH during your next visit to the “heart of NASCAR country”.

Rookie Experience with Richard Petty Driving Experience

Participants get the thrill of a lifetime driving a 600hp NASCAR race car at Charlotte Motor Speedway with Richard Petty Driving Experience. Their hands are on the wheel, their foot is on the gas and they are in the driver’s seat for eight adrenaline-pumping laps around the 1.5 mile track.  The experience begins with an orientation and video, driving instruction, mechanical and safety instruction and a mandatory drivers’ meeting.

Richard Petty Ride-Along Experience

Participants can experience the thrills of real-life racing by riding shotgun in a two-seat NASCAR race car driven by a professional instructor for a three-lap qualifying run at speeds up to 160 mph during the Richard Petty Ride-Along Experience.

Approximate Length of Experience: 10 minutes

Minimum/Maximum Number of Participants: 1 – 500

Availability: Call for availability. No reservation required.
Cost: $109 per person

Phone: (704) 454-6236

Email: sphillips@drivepetty.com