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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

Reviewed 19 September 2016
Fred W
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Drummond Island, Michigan
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64 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

we took the tour and it was so wonderful, got to see behind the scences things very impressive, we took the smaller one becuse they were full on the bigger one but it was well worth it

Thank Joni D
Larimore, North Dakota
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great tour for all even if they aren't a big race fan. So interesting! Lots of fun. Not the easiest to find where to go for the tour, but staff was really great.

Thank 72Bisonfan
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Really had fun. Did both the ride along and driving experience. Safety was a priority. If you can drive a car you can do this

Thank Sue L
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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 

1 Thank Chris P
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58 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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
Reviewed 14 February 2017

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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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017 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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39 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

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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55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
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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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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

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