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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: 1801 W International Speedway Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1215
Phone Number: +1 407-939-0130
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Richard Petty Race Car Ride-Along Program at Daytona International Speedway
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Richard Petty Driving Experience at Daytona International Speedway

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Felt like driving in the Daytona 500

There were 8 of us on the track, I was the only woman. We ran 8 laps and I topped out at 166 mph (I was the fastest that day :) I got to pass another driver and had a fantastic... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Nancy H
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Melbourne, Florida
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Oakdale, Connecticut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Well its pricey, and they do hit you up at the end for even more stuff, but frankly I don't know where you'de go to do anything like this. This was my second track, and I'm pretty comfortable driving higher performance vehicles, but man let me tell you when you go through that short chute the first time and see... More 

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Melbourne, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There were 8 of us on the track, I was the only woman. We ran 8 laps and I topped out at 166 mph (I was the fastest that day :) I got to pass another driver and had a fantastic time. If you're ever in Daytona, this is a MUST do. Wonderful Experience..

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O'leary
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Soooo fun! Can't wait to do again! Highly recommended for a thrill seeker! Get to go very fast! Loved it!!

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Staten Island, NY
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent so much fun!! Great staff. Friendly!!! A little pricey but worth it. Bucket list item for sure

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Arrived at the track a bit early and checked in at the guest reception and was greeted by a very friendly and efficient receptionist who told me have a look round and in about 30 mins follow the directions to Richard Petty. My wife and I went to the Richard Petty area and I was taken to get suited. After... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This was an experience that made me have even more respect for Nascar Drivers. I would highly recommend. If you want to truly understand what a Nascar Driver experiences, then this is a must.

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Torquay, Devon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

My husband thoroughly enjoyed his ride-along experience and everyone who came off had huge smiles! Bit disconcerted that we only noticed the health warnings while we were looking at the photos afterwards, these questions weren't asked of beforehand.

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Jacksonville
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

My driver Greg was awesome. I got to ride on my favorite track. The banking feeling was incredible. The staff was friendly, went out their way to make you feel comfortable. Reasonable price for Video/picture on plague. I would do this again.

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Broadview Heights, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This was on my husband's bucket list. He loved the driving experience. It was even great for me the spectator. We were included in the introduction and instruction. Our crew chief was very entertaining, yet serious. Disappointed that the photos they took were so expensive.

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Anyone who gives this a bad review must be a negative person. Everyone in our driving group had an incredible experience with a highly qualified rider/experienced racer. My husband did the rookie experience at Daytona and said it was the most memorable experience of his life. He could not brake his smile. He got excellent preparation, coaching and thorough review... More 

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