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Raleigh NASCAR Style Racing Experience

Get behind the wheel and drive a race car at speeds up to 150mph at Raleigh’s Wake County Speedway. Put your driving skills to the ultimate test with this NASCAR style racing experience. Real stock cars! Real Speed!
Where:Raleigh, North Carolina
Age restriction:Minimum age for participation - 18 years
Price for:1 Participant
Wake County Speedway - 5 laps
Wake County Speedway - 5 laps
Old price: $249.00
Picture of Wake County Speedway - 10 laps
Wake County Speedway - 10 laps
Old price: $399.00
Wake County Speedway - Ride Along - 3 laps
Wake County Speedway - Ride Along - 3 laps
Ride shotgun in a NASCAR stock car driven by a professional instructor for a 3-lap qualifying run.
Old price: $99.00
Raleigh, Wake County Speedway 15 laps
Wake County Speedway - 15 laps
No longer available for purchase.
Old price: $699.00

No pace car to follow, no instructor in the car, passing allowed, and all laps are hot laps!

Your amazing race car driving experience begins with a classroom session where you’ll learn how to drive the racing line, braking techniques, safety procedures, and more to get you ready to put the pedal to the metal.

Once your orientation session is complete, you’ll get dressed in a driving suit and helmet, and climb through the window into the driver’s seat.

Before you step on the gas and soar out onto the track, a crew member will make sure your 5-point racing harness is tight and connect the one-way radio to your helmet. Through the radio, your instructor will give you advice the entire time you are on the racetrack, helping you get your speed up to an incredible level in a safe way.

No previous race car driving experience required!

This experience gift is a great introduction to the fast and furious world of stock car racing, perfect for someone who loves to go FAST!

2024 Dates*

  • July 27, 2024

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


  • High speed laps around Raleigh’s Wake County Speedway 1/4-mile asphalt oval.
  • Experience the power a 400+ horsepower stock car.
  • Learn to race from stock car racing professionals.
  • It’s just you in the car. No instructor riding shotgun.

Location:    Raleigh, North Carolina  VIEW MAP
The Cars:

  • The race cars all have standard transmission. If you need assistance operating a standard vehicle the pit crews will help you exit the pit area and get to speed quickly.
  • The Late Models are designed to race on smaller, short ovals with a fiberglass body and strong chassis that make the cars quicker and lighter than the larger NASCAR style Cup cars used at bigger ovals.

How fast will I be able to go?

  • Real fast! It’s up to you. Speeds will vary according to a driver’s individual performance.

Need to know:

  • You must be at least 18 years old to participate.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.
  • All participants are provided with a driver’s suit, a HANS Device and a helmet with one-way radio communication.
  • All Drivers & Riders must be able to climb through a 15” high by 28” wide window that sits 35” from the ground.
  • The minimum height requirement for drivers is 5′ tall.
  • The maximum height allowable is 6′ 4″.
  • Waist and chest can be no greater than 52".
  • This experience is weather dependent. If the experience is cancelled due to weather, your experience certificate will be rescheduled for a future date. No refunds can be issued.
  • Wear clothes that will be comfortable under the driver’s suit and closed-toed shoes that allow you to feel the pedals through the sole. A tennis shoe or equivalent usually works best (no boots).
  • You are financially responsible for all damage caused to the car due to driver error. A Vehicle Protection Plan is available for $75.00, subject to a $1000.00 deductible. You can purchase optional insurance at the race car track on the day of your event. Due to the quality of the training and cars, damage is rare but you will be responsible for any damage to the race car.

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