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Address: 400 Speedway Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66111-1200
Phone Number: +1 800-237-3889
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Richard Petty Driving Experience puts you in a NASCAR race car for an...

Richard Petty Driving Experience puts you in a NASCAR race car for an adrenaline pumping thrill of a lifetime that gets you as close to being in The Race as you will ever get! Choose from one of our Driving Experiences where your hands are on the wheel, your foot is on the gas and 600 horses are ready to take you for 8 to 50 laps around your favorite speedway. Rather let someone else do the driving? No problem! Ride-along shotgun from the passenger seat for 3 laps around the track at speeds up to 165mph

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Drive of a lifetime

I will have to say I had a awesome time the whole time there. Everyone there was great and very helpful. From Tammy that signed you in and helped you with your driving suit, Rob... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 August 2016
greyeagle3699
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Hale, Missouri
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Hale, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I will have to say I had a awesome time the whole time there. Everyone there was great and very helpful. From Tammy that signed you in and helped you with your driving suit, Rob the crew chief ,Warren my driving instructor, Gary that helped with the helmets and even Sarah at the merchandise trailer. And everyone else there that... More 

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SarahKayRPDE, Manager at Richard Petty Driving Experience, responded to this review

Thank you so very much for participating in the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Kansas Speedway! We loved having you! We also truly appreciate you making the return after your initial date to drive was rained out. So very happy to hear that you enjoyed your time and we hope to see you again soon! More 

Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

Staff are extremely knowledgeable and courteous! Highly recommend "Rookie Experience" to others. The thru-sight video avail for purchase post-race is pricey but high quality. Get there 30-45 mins early from your booked time so as not to hold the rest of your group up.

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SarahKayRPDE, Manager at Richard Petty Driving Experience, responded to this review

Thank you so much for coming to the Kansas Speedway for the Richard Petty Driving Experience! We loved having you as our guest! Remember you are now part of the Richard Petty Driving Experience Rewards Program! See us again soon! -SK More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I went with my family, not really knowing what to expect. I thoroughly enjoyed the experience. I did the 3 lap ride-along, then the 8 lap "Sunday drive." All of the people working here were very nice, helpful and encouraging. Overall, they were quite good at their jobs. They were like dealing with friends. I arrived at Kansas Speedway around... More 

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Sarah Kay B, Manager at Richard Petty Driving Experience, responded to this review

Thank you so much for being a part of the Richard Petty Driving Experience at the Kansas Speedway! We appreciate you and your family coming out and are so glad you had a great time with us! Remember, now that you have driven with us you are a part of the Richard Petty Driving Experience Rewards Program and you will... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

On the spur of the moment we decided to check out the speedway on the way out of town. I encouraged my 14yo son to do the experience. He was a little anxious and hesitant at first. We went to the booth to purchase tickets and answer questions. The woman who helped us, (I wish I remembered her name! Thank... More 

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Sarah Kay B, Manager at Richard Petty Driving Experience, responded to this review

Thank you so much Bill for visiting us at Kansas Speedway! We appreciate you and your son coming out and are very happy you had such a great time with us!! If I remember correctly, he was a bit hesitant, but I think after getting the wristband on him and sending him to our awesome pit crew and drivers, he... More 

Deadwood, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2016

Petty has these are a number of NASCAR tracks. You can choose to drive or ride at breakneck speeds. Plan to spend 2 to 3 hours and make a reservation. Each track has its own schedules which vary during the year.

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West Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2015

What a fun place!! I went with a group and had a great time racing each other. Not suitable for kids under age 12 or so.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2015 via mobile

He had know idea why we where there except to look at the cars which was really cool they where getting them ready to pull out on the track n you could talk to the drivers n mechanics and take pictures. We went to the winner circle took some pictures. Walked up to the track where they where pulling the... More 

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KC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

This was a really good time. You can drive or ride with a pro. I drove and would like to do it again. I didn't really get comfortable with the car until the last lap.....and then it was over.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

we bought passes for my dad and 2 sons. They had a blast! My dad couldn't quit smiling afterward! Staff friendly.

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Salina, Kansas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2014

We traveled nearly 100 miles to watch our 35ish-year old son join his friend for this experience. Although we were not participants- as spectators, we watched two men act as excited boys... as they went through an orientation, got suited up, and climbed thru the windows of their cars. Loud and fast, colorful and fun... a great time was had... More 

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