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Drag Racing Experience, Houston

Experience first-hand what it’s like to put the pedal to the metal in the loudest and fastest cars out there! Get behind the wheel and race an 800+ horsepower dragster down the strip at Houston Raceway Park!
Where:Houston, Texas
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 18 years
Price for:1 Participant
Picture of The Qualifier - Drag Racing Experience - Houston
The Qualifier - Drag Racing Experience - Houston
Includes 2 passes down the strip – a 330 ft. run and a 1/8-mile run.
Picture of The Eliminator  - Drag Racing Experience - Houston
The Eliminator - Drag Racing Experience - Houston
Includes 3 runs down the strip - a 330 ft. run, a 1/8-mile run, and a full ¼-mile run.

The loudest and fastest cars you can drive! Are you ready for this?

Under the watchful eye of veteran drag racing professionals get ready for smoky burnouts and adrenaline-pumping speed!

You’ll begin your driving adventure with a safety procedure session, a demonstration run and track orientation. You’ll put on the necessary safety equipment and climb into dragster. Your instructors will make sure are tightly strapped in. Then it’s time to take off!

First time in a dragster? No worries - No experience required.

With the pedal to the floor, you’ll feel the mind-blowing force as you’re a launched down the quarter mile track at lightning speeds up to 130mph. You’ll be thrust hard into your seat. This drag racing experience gift packs more heart-pounding car racing excitement into ten seconds than most people will experience in a lifetime!

Runs are arranged incrementally. Your first pass is to the 330ft mark, the second to the 1/8 mile. On the third run you’ll cover the full 1/4 mile, crossing the strip in seconds.


  • Experience full throttle burnouts and the dragsters G-force launches off the line.
  • Reach speeds up to 130mph.
  • Instruction from a professional drag racing crew.

What's included:

  • The Qualifier– 2 runs: 330 ft. run and 1/8-mile run.
  • The Eliminator – 3 runs:  a 330 ft. run, a 1/8 mile run, and a full 1/4 mile run.
  • Safety instruction, track orientation and a demonstration run.
  • Safety gear including a fireproof protective racing suit, collar, helmet, and gloves.

2021 Dates*

  • November 07, 2021

*Dates are subject to change
This experience has limited space and only selected dates to choose from.

Location: Houston Raceway Park, Houston, Texas VIEW MAP

Need to know:

  • All cars have automatic transmissions.
  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age to participate.
  • You need to have a valid driver’s license.
  • All participants must be in good health and able to enter and exit the car on their own.
  • Minimum height requirement is 5’ tall. The maximum height permitted is 6'5".
  • Minimum weight required is 100lbs.
  • The maximum weight permitted is based on proportionate sizing.
  • Refunds will not be given if you are unable to fit in the car.
  • Please wear comfortable clothes and closed-toed shoes. You will be wearing a full racing suit over your clothing. Open toed shoes are not permitted.
  • This experience is weather dependant. Should your date be cancelled due to weather, your certificate will be honored for a future date. Refunds will not be issued.
  • You are financially responsible for all damage caused to the car due to driver negligence/error. A Vehicle Protection Plan is available for $38.00 at the course on the day of your event or when you reserve your experience day/time with the experience provider. This protection plan covers you for all damages caused to the vehicle and is subject to a $1000 deductible.  Payments for damages must be paid at the track at the time of the incident. Due to the quality of the training and cars, damage is rare.

This is sure to be an incredible racing adventure for thrill seekers and fans alike and makes an exciting experience gift!

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