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Colorado National Speedway Race Car Driving Experience

Experience the ultimate high-octane thrill of driving a NASCAR style stock car! Buckle up and race around Denver’s Colorado National Speedway like the pros do!
Where: Denver, Colorado
Age restriction: Minimum age for participation - 18 years
Price for: 1 Participant
Picture of Taste of Speed - 5 laps Colorado National Speedway
Taste of Speed - 5 laps Colorado National Speedway
Picture of The Qualifier - 10  laps Colorado National Speedway
The Qualifier - 10 laps Colorado National Speedway
Picture of The Shootout - 15  laps Colorado National Speedway
The Shootout - 15 laps Colorado National Speedway


Sit behind wheel of a Sprint Cup Style race car.

This is the perfect experience gift for the NASCAR fan in your life. Thrill seekers and racing fans alike can get behind the wheel and drive a real race car around Colorado National Speedway’s track at speeds up to 150mph!

No racing experience is required!

Your stock car racing adventure begins with a driver’s meeting. You’ll go over driving techniques, safety procedures and everything you need to know to get you prepared for your racing experience.

Once the Driver’s training session is complete, it’s time to gear up in a fire-retardant driving suit, climb through the window and get strapped into the driver’s seat!

Before you hit the track, a crew member will check your radio, so you can hear your instructor while you’re on the track. You'll get advice on changing gears and braking points the whole way through, so you can drive safely while still getting your speed up to an incredible level.

Whether you are a NASCAR fan who would like to experience the thrills of racing or looking for a unique car racing experience gift, this stock car driving experience at Denver’s Colorado National Speedway is the perfect pick!

2020 Dates*

  • August 28, 2020
  • August 29, 2020
  • August 30, 2020

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


  • High speed laps around Colorado National Speedway, a 1/3 mile Bull Ring Oval.
  • You drive a 400+ horsepower stock car.
  • You’ll receive instruction from driving professionals.
  • Drive like you’ve never driven before.

The Cars:

  • All of the stock cars are equipped with standard transmission. If you need help operating a standard vehicle the pit crews will help you exit the pit area and get to speed quickly.
  • The Late Models are designed from day one to race on smaller short ovals. The strong chassis is combined with a fiberglass body making the cars quicker and lighter than the bigger NASCAR style Cup cars used at bigger ovals.
  • The chassis, combined with a 400 hp GM crate motor, will have you breathless as the car rockets off the corner.

How fast will I be able to go?

  • FAST! Every track and student experience is different. Speeds vary according to a driver’s individual performance.

Need to know:

  • You must have a valid driver’s license and be at least 18 years old to participate.
  • All participants are provided with a driver’s suit, a HANS Device and a helmet with one way radio communication.
  • All Drivers must be able to climb through a 15” high by 28” wide window that sits 35” from the ground.
  • Minimum height is 5' tall. Maximum height is 6′ 4″. Chest and waist can be no bigger than 52".
  • Please note that this experience is dependent on weather. Should your date be cancelled due to weather, your certificate will be honored for a future date. No refunds can be issued.
  • Participants need to wear clothes that will be comfortable under the Drivers/Riders suit and closed toe shoes. A tennis shoe or equivalent usually works best (no boots). The shoes you wear should allow you to feel the pedals through the sole.
  • You are financially responsible for all damage caused to the car due to driver error. A Vehicle Protection Plan is available for $60.00, 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 racecar.

This  stock car racing experience takes place at Dacano, a short drive from Denver, Colorado     VIEW MAP

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