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Richard Petty Driving Experience

5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027-4600
+1 800-237-3889
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Terrifyingly Excellent

Like most other reviewers, I had an awesome time. I'll concentrate on the details. 1. Booking by... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NATOPatsFan
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Mons
Checked This Off My Bucket List

My daughter bought me the 3 lap ride along for my 70th birthday, and wow this was fun. I am a speed... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
James G
,
Summerfield NC
via mobile
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Get behind the wheel in one of our 8 – 80 lap driving programs or Ride-Along shotgun for 3 high-speed laps at over 20 tracks nationwide – including Charlotte Motor Speedway!
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  • Very good10%
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  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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5555 Concord Pkwy S, Concord, NC 28027-4600
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+1 800-237-3889
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most other reviewers, I had an awesome time. I'll concentrate on the details. 1. Booking by internet - very simple. Check the website at different times; looks like they run specials of about $100-200 off every few months. I got the 8 minute rookie...More

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

My daughter bought me the 3 lap ride along for my 70th birthday, and wow this was fun. I am a speed fan and this was on my bucket list. I rode in the 88 Dale Jr Nationwide car, and it was crazy fast. My...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

I received the ride along experience as a birthday day gift and the gift was well worth it. The email sign in and information was helpful. Locating the entrance gate was a challenge due to it being on the back of the track. Then once...More

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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Expensive but worth it. My wife got to ride around a Nascar track and I got to drive. A truly exciting experience. I could hear the instructor very clearly in my helmet coaching me through the best line on the track and telling me when...More

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Reviewed 18 March 2017

Bough the Rookie experience for my fiance for Christmas because he has always wanted to drive a race car. I was surprised by how big the group was, he was almost at the bottom of the list and we had to wait nearly 2 hours...More

1  Thank teagankimble
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Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

We apologize for the wait at the track and we do greatly appreciate your patience. We are thrilled that you and your husband enjoyed your experiences. As a past driver, your husband is automatically an Experience Rewards Member. We hope that you guys will visit...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2017

What an excellent gift for my Husband. He really enjoyed his time here. All the people were extremely nice and informative about the experience.

Thank altizer5
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Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

What a nice gift for your husband! We are glad to hear that he enjoyed his experience. We look forward to seeing you guys at the track again soon!

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

I got this driving experience for my husband for his 40th birthday. Myself and our children got to go behind the scenes as he did the training, then watch him as he raced his best friend. It was a very memorable experience that I would...More

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Management response:Responded 30 March 2017

Thank you for celebrating your husband's 40th Birthday with a Richard Petty Driving Experience package. We look forward to seeing you guys at the track again soon!

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

I got a Richard Petty driving experience package for my son for graduation. He loved it. It is well worth the money and time. Highly recommend!

Thank KimkellyMedley
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Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

Thank you for choosing Richard Petty Driving Experience to be a part of your son's graduation celebration! We look forward to hosting you guys again soon!

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

Drove in Charlotte and the crew there were great. I got rained out the first 2 times I tried to drive and they were always very accommodating to get me rescheduled. Christian S. was an awesome instructor! Would love to go back and drive again!

Thank kevin h
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Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

Thank you for the kind words. We will certainly pass along your review to our team. We look forward to seeing you at the track again soon!

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

I had bought my husband a ride-along as a birthday present, when we got to the track he surprised me when I found out he had bought me a ride too as an early Christmas present. I never in my life expected to be going...More

1  Thank Lissa H
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Management response:Responded 31 March 2017

What a nice way to surprise each other! We are excited that you had such a great time and we look forward to hosting you again soon!

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Julio Z
6 March 2017|
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It has been a couple years since I visited. They have two options. One is to drive the auto by yourself. Second, ride as a passanger with a driver which will obtain a faster speed. I drove which included a safety class... More
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Jose A
8 October 2015|
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Response from JMCM08 | Reviewed this property |
Around $100.00 but packages go up from there. They have group rates. Call and they will work it out for you
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