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Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC 28027
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+1 877-722-3527
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 18:00

Welcome to NASCAR Racing Experience! It's as real as it gets!

You can drive...

Welcome to NASCAR Racing Experience! It's as real as it gets!

You can drive a real NASCAR race car or go for a NASCAR Ride Along. Following a Drivers Meeting with Crew Chief, training and instruction You get behind the wheel of a real NASCAR race car that's been raced and driven by some of NASCAR's superstars and drive! Pass the slower cars as you catch them and get in car radio communications with your personal spotter as you drive by yourself! NASCAR Racing Experience is the true NASCAR experience and operates at 14 of the nation's premiere speedways. Upon completion of NASCAR Driving Experience drivers receive a Graduate Certificate and souvenir racing licensee for bragging rights. .

Real NASCAR Race Cars

Passing Allowed

In Car Radio Communications

Personal Racing Instructor

No lead car to follow!

Reserve your once-in-a-lifetime experience today, or give your race fan a gift voucher. Prices start as low as $129.

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Drive and Ride-Along was great, need some signs

Not sure whether this will change but heading from I-85 to the SE on Bruton Smith Blvd, drive across US-29 onto the road that runs around the track. Make a left here and drive... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 September 2016
Fred W
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took our son here some time back for his birthday. He loved it and the experience really gives them the feel of the car and how the drivers feel when driving. Great gift for a teen or adult!

Thank Angie H
kings mountian, nc
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52 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Asked a question during group briefing and got a flip answer. Guy giving brief was not well trained in customer service, but he believed himself to be very cool. Pit crews worked very hard in the heat. Hats off to them. The company really really pushes the customers through. Very brief ride; perhaps three laps. Top speed certificate a joke.... More 

Thank xsubmariner
Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Not sure whether this will change but heading from I-85 to the SE on Bruton Smith Blvd, drive across US-29 onto the road that runs around the track. Make a left here and drive around the track to Gate 26. Stop at the guardhouse and stay in your vehicle; a pleasant guard will have you sign a release regarding parking... More 

2 Thank Fred W
Monroe, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I did the NASCAR Ride Along. It was absolutely amazing! Everyone that was an employee was very helpful, and friendly. Other reviews said the drivers did not communicate much. They aren't there to have a conversation with you. My driver was very nice. He didn't look at me and hold a conversation. I wasn't there for a conversation. I was... More 

Thank leonardcyndi
Mooresville, North Carolina
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Reservations were easy and the price reasonable for the experience (even lower with my Groupon). Recommend calling to get directions to the exact location on the Speedway complex (gate 26) as there are no signs until you get through gate, and still sketchy after that (big place!). Your passenger experience includes getting fitted for a helmet and neck brace, climbing... More 

Thank Chipper229
Charlotte, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

When family came to visit from CA, I purchased race car ride alongs for them from The Racing Experience, a company that provides a variety of race car experiences at track all over the US and Canada. Being July in the south, it was hot and humid but, as my gang said, they got a true racing experience, a hot... More 

Thank ccreange
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Did this as a team building activity. I'm from Sweden and my nascar knowledge ends at Ricky Bobby more or less, so I came with zero expectations. But what a day. The introduction with safety and all is very comprehensive and clear and makes you feel confident (I must admit I was really scared, especially when we were told there... More 

Thank Carl N
Simpsonville, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

When you get to parking area, keep in mind there are no signs telling you where to go for registration. You have to go toward the track to the trailer. If your bringing family, they can go into the media center and watch the training video which is great because its air conditioned. Our crew chief was Tim and he... More 

1 Thank Bonnie D
Wilmington, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

On June 3, 2016, my husband, son, and I went to the Nascar Racing Experience in Concord. Our driver was fantastic, ride was thriliing. However, my husband did the driving experience. It was a little disappointing compared to the Dale Jarrett Driving Adventure which he did this past November. Since this program was purchased by a new company they made... More 

2 Thank Patricia S
New Bern, N. C.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

The NASCAR Racing Experience is first-class all the way. They use real full size cars and you can go as fast as want to go. Safety is stressed but you are in the car all by yourself. Everyone was helpful and kept the client informed of where to go and what to do. I will definitely do this again.

Thank N.C.Boatman

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