Drive with Richard Petty Driving Experience One Weekend in August at Dover International Speedway
Concord, NC (March 16, 2015) – Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE), the world-wide leader in stock car drive and ride entertainment, will be stopping at Dover International Speedway for one weekend, August 28-30, bringing authentic NASCAR race car ride and drive experiences to the Delaware market.
Richard Petty Driving Experience offers real life NASCAR racing thrills, putting drivers as close to being in the race as they could ever get. The program at Dover International Speedway will include an eight-lap driving experience, where participants have the opportunity to climb behind the wheel, put their foot on the gas and experience the power of 600 horses on The Monster Mile, the fastest one-mile oval in the world. The concrete track, only one of two in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit, has nine degree banking in the straightaways and 24 degree banking in the turns.
“We are excited to bring the experience to a track where our very own Richard Petty won a record number of seven races at Dover during his career,” said Chris Kirby, Petty Holdings director of marketing. “It is great to have a track like the historic Monster Mile to bring our product to and allow fans from throughout the Mid-Atlantic region to experience the thrills of authentic NASCAR entertainment.”
The eight-lap driving experience starts at $449 plus a $39 driver release fee, three-lap ride-alongs will be available for $109.
Find out more information about the program offerings at Dover International Speedway, other participating tracks, dates and times by visiting Drivepetty.com or calling 800-237-3889.
About Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE):
Owned and operated by Petty Holdings, LLC, RPDE is the worldwide leader in NASCAR stock car drive and ride entertainment, available at more than 14 major speedways in the U.S. It has base locations in Las Vegas, Orlando, Concord N.C. and Kansas City. RPDE also produces and facilitates auto manufacturer drive and ride programs, safe driving programs, mobile marketing events and motorsports-related production services for the television and film industry. For track locations, dates of operation, or to book an experience visit DrivePetty.com or call 800-237-3889, or stay up-to-date with Facebook, Twitter@DrivePetty or YouTube.
About Petty Holdings, LLC:
Petty Holdings, LLC owns and operates Richard Petty Driving Experience, Exotic Driving Experience and American Muscle Car Challenge. It markets other Petty and Richard Petty branded and licensed ventures including Richard Petty’s Driver Search, Petty Safe Driving and Richard Petty Fantasy Racing Camp. It also provides motorsports support services to the commercial and film industries, mobile marketing event services and designs and executes ride and drive events for automobile manufacturers.
Headquartered in Concord, NC, Petty Holdings is a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, investing in the information and business services, communications, and media sectors.