Petty Holdings Launches Inaugural Richard Petty Driving Experience Hall of Fame Contest
Concord, NC (Feb. 23, 2015) – On April 13, Petty Holdings, LLC – the worldwide leader in drive and ride entertainment and owner/operator of Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) – will announce 10 lucky participants who will be named to the inaugural class of the Richard Petty Driving Experience Hall of Fame.
To be considered, Richard Petty Driving Experience is asking fans to submit a video of less than two-minutes explaining why they should be named to the RPDE Hall of Fame. From February 23 through March 27, fans can submit their videos via Richard Petty Driving Experience social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, tagging @DrivePetty and using the hashtag #RPDEHOF. The RPDE team will narrow submissions to a group of finalists; five of the inductees will be determined by fan voting to take place on social media March 30 through April 12, and five by the RPDE team.
Ten Hall-of-Famers will receive a RPDE gift card in the amount of $500 for a driving experience at the track of their choosing and a commemorative brick placed at the official NASCAR Hall of Fame.
“This is a great opportunity to commemorate some of our biggest Richard Petty Driving Experience fans around the country and stellar employees who go above and beyond for our guests,” said Chris Kirby, director of marketing for Petty Holdings, LLC, parent company of Richard Petty Driving Experience and Exotic Driving Experience. “We’re looking forward to seeing what our fans love best about the experience and the memories it’s made for them.”
Richard Petty Driving Experience offers real life NASCAR racing thrills, putting drivers as close to being in the race as they could ever get. Programs include eight- to 30-lap driving experiences, where participants have the opportunity to climb behind the wheel, put their foot on the gas and experience the power of 600 horses on some of the sport’s most legendary tracks.
Find out more information about the Hall of Fame contest, RPDE program offerings, dates and times, by calling 800-237-3889 or by visiting drivepetty.com.
About Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE):
Owned and operated by Petty Holdings, LLC, RPDE is the worldwide leader in NASCAR race car drive- and ride- entertainment, available at speedways across the U.S. It has base locations in Las Vegas, Orlando, Concord NC 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 Exotic Driving Experience (EDE):
Owned and operated by Petty Holdings, LLC, EDE offers exotic car drive and ride entertainment and features cars by Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Audi and Nissan. It is based in Orlando, Florida at The Exotics Course at Walt Disney World® Speedway and operates at six different track locations. For track locations, dates of operation, or to book an experience visit ExoticDriving.com or call 855-822-0149 or stay up-to-date with Facebook, Twitter @ExoticDriving 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 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.