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Richard Petty Driving Experience

5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027-4600
+1 800-237-3889
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This Was A Blast !!!!!

I've done one of the experiences before at Ky Speedway run by a different organization. It was an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
showstang
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Cincinnati, Ohio
Ride Along EXperience Great Long wait Not great

Gave Ride Along Experience to Two Granddaughters and Daughter-in-law. They enjoyed the Ride Along... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
783terryt
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Anderson
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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!
  • Excellent88%
  • Very good11%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027-4600
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+1 800-237-3889
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've done one of the experiences before at Ky Speedway run by a different organization. It was an exciting time, but it was no comparison to this. Organized from the beginning to the end. The one hour classroom instruction is very useful, even if you...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Gave Ride Along Experience to Two Granddaughters and Daughter-in-law. They enjoyed the Ride Along, very exciting...BUT although made 1:00 booking time and arrived one hour early was given a bracelet with number. They were told to wait until number called before getting in line. At...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

I read the one terrible review before writing this and some things said there are true. You are going to get upgrade suggestions and need to expect some waiting. But the feeling you get after driving on the race track cannot be beat. The 8...More

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Reviewed 18 April 2018

Like most other reviewers, I had an awesome time. I'll concentrate on the details. 1. Booking by internet - very simple. Check the website at different times; looks like they run specials of about $100-200 off every few months. I got the 8 minute rookie...More

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My daughter bought me the 3 lap ride along for my 70th birthday, and wow this was fun. I am a speed fan and this was on my bucket list. I rode in the 88 Dale Jr Nationwide car, and it was crazy fast. My...More

1  Thank James G
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

I received the ride along experience as a birthday day gift and the gift was well worth it. The email sign in and information was helpful. Locating the entrance gate was a challenge due to it being on the back of the track. Then once...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Expensive but worth it. My wife got to ride around a Nascar track and I got to drive. A truly exciting experience. I could hear the instructor very clearly in my helmet coaching me through the best line on the track and telling me when...More

1  Thank 961daleh
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Bough the Rookie experience for my fiance for Christmas because he has always wanted to drive a race car. I was surprised by how big the group was, he was almost at the bottom of the list and we had to wait nearly 2 hours...More

1  Thank teagankimble
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Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

We apologize for the wait at the track and we do greatly appreciate your patience. We are thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your experiences. As a past driver, your husband is automatically an Experience Rewards Member. We hope that you guys will visit...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

What an excellent gift for my Husband. He really enjoyed his time here. All the people were extremely nice and informative about the experience.

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Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

What a nice gift for your husband! We are glad to hear that he enjoyed his experience. We look forward to seeing you guys at the track again soon!

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

I got this driving experience for my husband for his 40th birthday. Myself and our children got to go behind the scenes as he did the training, then watch him as he raced his best friend. It was a very memorable experience that I would...More

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Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

Thank you for celebrating your husband's 40th Birthday with a Richard Petty Driving Experience package. We look forward to seeing you guys at the track again soon!

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Julio Z
6 March 2017|
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It has been a couple years since I visited. They have two options. One is to drive the auto by yourself. Second, ride as a passanger with a driver which will obtain a faster speed. I drove which included a safety class... More
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Jose A
8 October 2015|
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Around $100.00 but packages go up from there. They have group rates. Call and they will work it out for you
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