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Mario Andretti Racing Experience

Open Now: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Wow....finally happened for my husband. Purchased this experience in 2016 for my husband's... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
Boston, Massachusetts
Wait, wait, and wait

I came here as part of an office group. We scheduled plenty (like twice as much as needed) of... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2018
Statesville, NC
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"Driver of the Century" Mario Andretti brings you Mario Andretti Racing Experience. You can drive a Full-Size Open Wheel Indy Style Race Car, or ride along in a 2-seater on 15 of the nation's premiere speedways! Dreams come true at Mario Andretti...more
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6025 Victory Ln SW, Concord, NC 28027-2616
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

I came here as part of an office group. We scheduled plenty (like twice as much as needed) of time (according to the man in sales - Peter?) for our group to finish in time for our dinner reservations. However, the rider only line went...More

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Reviewed January 22, 2018

I was totally mesmerized by the open cockpit and the rush and experience differential that this brings to driving at Charlotte Motor Speedway......Lowes , whatever,,,,hahaha... What a different and fantastic way to drive vs the Stock Cars of Nascar

1  Thank Wayne O
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Driving an awesome race track! Driving speeds unattainable anywhere else! Pictures that can be discussed for years! They did a great job and emphasized safety.

Thank Todd P
Reviewed August 8, 2017

My review is for NHMS in Loudon NH. I've done 3 or 4 of these "racing experiences" with various companies, so I feel I have some experience that I can leverage to provide a fair review. Let me start by stating that I did this...More

Thank Michael F
Reviewed July 24, 2017

Wow....finally happened for my husband. Purchased this experience in 2016 for my husband's birthday (March). With 2 cancels (rain and overbooking at the Loudon, NH location),we were pushed into 2017. Nice enough they threw in an video package. 2017, the day came and he got...More

Thank CMC_2012
Reviewed March 6, 2017

My wife, dad and I went there this past weekend and I am still very angry about my experience. My wife bought the driving experience for 8 mins on the track behind the wheel of an indy car. 4-5 of which, was spent behind two...More

6  Thank scboy138
Reviewed February 2, 2017

Zero for those who plan ahead. Gave my wife a gift certificate, we chose a weekend and booked it with a confirmation. We then booked flight (note: non-refundable) and a hotel with miles (note: non-refundable). A month later Racing Experience calls and says they cancelled...More

2  Thank Ed B
Reviewed November 6, 2016 via mobile

Received as a birthday gift and can cross off the bucket list. Everything about this experience at Talladega was fantastic. Even the instructions from Clint during the drivers meeting! Weather was perfect and they have this down to a science. I would recommend the 8...More

Thank bevov
Reviewed August 19, 2016

I did the Andretti Racing Experience at Dover International Speedway in August 2016. I elected for the ride along instead of driving myself. What an absolute thrill. They are very organized and professional. As part of the ride along I was fitted with a race...More

Thank Ken M
Reviewed April 17, 2016

Absolute rip off. DO NOT PURCHASE THIS EXPERIENCE! You honestly get 3 maybe 4 full laps but you only get 1 at top speed. They start your time as soon as you get rolling in the pit and after 3 laps had me on the...More

4  Thank usamikeroberts
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Response from Ken M | Reviewed this property |
I had a great experience and felt very safe. I observed their protocols while waiting to get in the car and they definitely are safety conscious.