Daytona International Speedway - Races Tracks - Richard Petty Driving Experience

Daytona Beach, FL


Every racecar driver wants to win the Daytona 500 and now you can feel what it’s like with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Daytona International Speedway. The views of “The World’s Most Famous Beach” are amazing, but nothing beats the view from driving or riding inside a 600HP NASCAR race car while your friends and family cheer you on from pit road.

Daytona International Speedway, known as “The World Center of Racing” is located in Daytona Beach, FL. It is a 2.5 mile tri-oval with 31 degree banking and is home to “The Daytona 500”, the biggest race in NASCAR.

DRIVING EXPERIENCES: Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. Effective 11/30/12 all driving experiences at Daytona International Speedway will utilize right seat instructor format.

*Note: A King’s Experience at Daytona International Speedway consist of 16 laps over 2 sessions. The Experience of a Lifetime at Daytona International Speedway consist of 24 laps over 3 sessions.
RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCES: All locations now offer reserved date/time Ride-Along experiences to ensure a better participant experience. Select the Ride-Along button below or Click here to reserve a Ride-Along today!
Also Ride-Alongs still may be purchased in a form of a gift card which can be used to reserve at a later date or via walk-up at track. All walk-ups are subject to availability and given on a first come first serve basis - make sure you call 1.800.237.3889 for non-reserved ride times before you head to the track. 

 To purchase a gift card click here!

JUNIOR RIDE-ALONGS @ DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY: We now offers reserved date/time Junior Ride-Along experiences to ensure a better participant experience. Select the Junior Ride-Along button below or Click here to reserve a Junior Ride-Along today!
Also Junior Ride-Alongs still may be purchased in a form of a gift card which can be used to reserve at a later date or via walk-up at track. All walk-ups are subject to availability and given on a first come first serve basis - make sure you call 1.800.237.3889 for non-reserved ride times before you head to the track. 

 To purchase a gift card click here!


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.

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For Driving Experiences a Driver Release Fee of $39 will be added at time of checkout. Click here for details.

RACE RIDE

$135.00

3 Laps

During NASCAR weekends experience the thrill of a 3-lap high speed Ride-Along in a NASCAR race car!

RIDE-ALONG

$135.00

3 Laps

Experience a 3-lap high speed laps riding shotgun in a NASCAR race car!

ROOKIE EXPERIENCE

$549.00

8 Laps

Our most popular program! Get in the driver’s seat of NASCAR race car for 8 laps.

KINGS EXPERIENCE

$1,299.00

18 Laps

Step up to the next driving program with 18 laps in a race car. (DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 16 laps)

EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME

$2,199.00

30 Laps

Your hands are on the wheel of a NASCAR race car for 30 adrenaline pumping laps. (DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 24 laps)

RACING EXPERIENCE

$3,200.00

50 Laps

Get behind the wheel for 50 intense laps with our custom Racing Experience program.

This fee is in lieu of a "crash clause" requiring each participant to commit a certain amount that will be forfeited in the event of an incident/crash. RPDE provides that each driver who pays the $39 Driver Release Fee will not be responsible for most damage to the car resulting from an incident/crash at the track. Only in the event that a driver intentionally or negligently fails to follow instructions which leads to an incident/crash will RPDE seek financial recompense for resulting damage to the vehicle.

 

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