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Address: 5555 Concord Pkwy S, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC 28027
Phone Number:
+1 877-722-3527
08:00 - 18:00
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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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you're not prepared to spend more money to upgrade for more time on the track then don't waste your time. I received the experience as a gift and like most things in life there is a catch. Since i didn't pay more money to upgrade I was pulled off the track after one lap. They referred to it as... More 

Thank Chris P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've ridden and driven with these folks several times. Top notch experience that just makes me grin like a lil kid. Highly recommend it to anyone who loves car, Nascar or just going fast. Can't say enough about the experience. So much fun!!

Thank davidpf
Max Meadows
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spend the day on the infield of Charlotte motor speedway, here the engines roaring down the track at nearly 160 mph. Attend a driver's meeting and then get suited up in your foresight and climb into the race car. Listen to the instructions from your own personal crew chief and hit the track. Go at your place until it feels... More 

Thank stevensD9598SV
Boone, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We did the qualifier and had so much fun. Clint was our classroom instructor and was top notch! All the employees there were wonderful. From the people who fitted our helmets to the guys who put us in the race cars to our spotters. I can't say enough nice things about them. If you are thinking about doing this, I... More 

Thank BeachMom752
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

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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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
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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 

1 Thank leonardcyndi
Mooresville, North Carolina
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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
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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 

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