Are you interested in the fastest thing you can do during your next visit to Darlington? Well, get behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Darlington Raceway and learn why they call it “The Track Too Tough to Tame”. Darlington is a track full of history and you could relive those historic races by challenging your friends and family on the track at speeds of up to 150 MPH.
Darlington Raceway, “The Track Too Tough To Tame”, located in Darlington, SC, is among NASCAR’s most historic tracks. Its egg-like shape makes this a 1.366 mile oval unlike any other track in the sport.
RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCES: Generally our Ride-Along Experience is offered between 9am to 4pm on days we are on track at most locations. Check out the track schedule here. Before heading to the track call 1.800.237.3889 to confirm dates/times.
Reservations are not required for Ride-Alongs at Darlington Raceway, except during special events and Race Rides during NASCAR event weekends. Ride-Alongs, given in the form of gift cards, do not expire and are non-refundable. Click here to purchase a Ride-Along today!
TEENS RIDE FOR $29: When a parent/guardian purchases a Ride-Along Experience, their Teenager (ages 14-19) can participate in a Ride-Along Experience as well for $29 (plus tax where applicable). Teen Rides must be purchased At Track. Some restrictions apply.
DRIVING EXPERIENCES: Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. Effective 11/10/12 all driving experiences at Darlington Raceway 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.
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. (BRISTOL/ MARTINSVILLE 12 laps)
Step up to the next driving program with 18 laps in a race car. (DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS/ TALLADEGA 16 laps; BRISTOL/ MARTINSVILLE 24 laps)
EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
Your hands are on the wheel of a NASCAR race car for 30 adrenaline pumping laps. (DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS/ TALLADEGA 24 laps)
Get behind the wheel for 50 intense laps with our custom Racing Experience program. (BRISTOL 70 laps)
Track News & Info
Richard Petty Driving Experience Announces Right Seat Instruction Format
10/9/2012 12:00:00 AM
Now you can drive faster...faster!... Read full article
Richard Petty Fantasy Racing Camp returns to Carolinas this fall
5/21/2012 12:00:00 AM
The Ultimate Driving Experience returns "home" to The Carolinas... Read full article