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Simraceway Performance Driving Center

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Address: 29359 Arnold Dr, Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA 95476-9765
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+1 800-733-0345
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07:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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A Racing School with World-class instructors operating from a...

A Racing School with World-class instructors operating from a state-of-the-art facility at the finest road course in America.

 

The Simraceway Performance Driving Center graduates hundreds of career-minded racers and thousands of motoring enthusiasts each year, so whether you're seeking a life-changing experience or yearning for the experience of a lifetime, take a look at the wide range of programs and courses we offer to find out what we can do for you.

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Introduction to karting

Excellently done top to bottom! Highly recommend the full day option! The staff was superb and the facility was organized, clean, and really well suited to a classroom situation... read more

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Sebastopol
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellently done top to bottom! Highly recommend the full day option! The staff was superb and the facility was organized, clean, and really well suited to a classroom situation. The track is challenging and interesting with fun sporty carts to introduce the sport. I did it for my teenager and it was completely worth it!

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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Andrew was intelligent, competent and an excellent instructor. I highly recommend this course to anyone interested in improving their acumen behind the wheel.

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Fair Oaks, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Simraceway HPDE is pricey, but you get what you pay for: excellent instruction, world class track. Go.

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San Rafael, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first time to take the driving class. I came with an intention to get to know my car better and what it is capable of . I had an amazing instructor Andrew Shoen. Highly professional, patient , very polite ,paying attention to his customers needs.. The theoretical part of the class was very educational and easy to... More 

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Alamo, California
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Reviewed 7 March 2017

Great day and the folks where really well organized, helpful and friendly. Even if it rained that day really heavily... it was still a great exciting event.

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Fremont, California
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

Wonderful day for any serious driving enthusiast. I've driven a lot of cars from Caterhams to Mclarens but this was the most fun Ive had legaly in a car. Great coaching from Nikko.

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SF Bay Area, CA
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This program is fantastic. I came into the courses with an above-average amount of driving experience, but came away realizing how much I DIDN'T know. Jeff Westphal is an excellent instructor and phenomenal driver. Highly recommended!

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

I took PD1 and liked it so much I signed up for PD2 the next day. I was fortunate to have a very small class size. Jeff was a great instructor, and extremely professional and clear in his presentations. I'm not the quickest of studies, so I appreciated his patience with me. He really cared that his students made progress... More 

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San Francisco
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

My son and I participated in the Stage 1 and Stage 2 performance driving course. We learned a lot and had a great time. The course instructors are excellent and very knowlegible.

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Morgan Hill, California
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Reviewed 12 February 2017

Its real kart racing and a step up from other rental Kart places like K1. I highly recommend their Kart racing classes first. I learned how a real racing Kart is actually driven.

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