The fastest form of entertainment in Charlotte is behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Come out and challenge your friends and family on the track at speeds of up to 160 MPH during your next visit to the “heart of NASCAR country”.
Charlotte Motor Speedway (formerly Lowe’s Motor Speedway) is located in Concord, NC just north of Charlotte. It is a 1.5 mile quad-oval and is considered the “home track” to many NASCAR race teams.
DRIVING EXPERIENCES: Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. All driving experiences at Charlotte Motor Speedway will utilize right seat instructor format.
QUESTIONS? Want to know our age requirements, rain policy, or what to wear to the track? Click here for answers to our most Frequently Asked Questions.
Experience a 3-lap high speed ride-along in a NASCAR race car!
Our most popular program! Get in the driver’s seat of NASCAR race car for 8 laps.
Step up to the next driving program with 18 laps in a race car. (TALLADEGA/ DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 16 laps)
EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
Your hands are on the wheel of a NASCAR race car for 30 adrenaline pumping laps. (TALLADEGA/ DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 24 laps)
Get behind the wheel for 50 intense laps with our custom Racing Experience program.
Track News & Info
Petty Holdings Launches Inaugural Richard Petty Driving Experience Hall of Fame Contest
2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
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Richard Petty Driving Experience Offers Race Rides at Sprint Cup Events Around the Country
2/16/2015 12:00:00 AM
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RPDE Offers Four Majestic Chances to Drive a NASCAR Race Car and Meet “The King” in 2015
1/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
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