Indianapolis Motor Speedway - Races Tracks - Richard Petty Driving Experience

Indianapolis, IN

The fastest form of entertainment in Indianapolis is behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car. Every racecar driver wants to win at the Brickyard and you can feel what it’s like with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Indianapolis 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 Indianapolis.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a 2.5 mile oval located in Indianapolis, IN. It is home to the famed “Indianapolis 500” and “Brickyard 400.”

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 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, 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!
Effective 9/28/12 all driving experiences at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will utilize right seat instructor format.

*Note: A King’s Experience at Indianapolis Motor Speedway consist of 16 laps over 2 sessions. The Experience of a Lifetime at Indianapolis Motor Speedway consist of 24 laps over 3 sessions.

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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A Driver Release Fee of $39 will be added at time of checkout. Click here for details.



3 Laps

3-lap high speed Ride-Along in a NASCAR race car



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.


Track News & Info

Petty Holdings Announces 2015 Track Dates for Driving Experiences, Launches Seasonal Passes

10/13/2014 12:00:00 AM
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Richard Petty Driving Experience Announces 2-for-1 Drive Special for Members of the Military

5/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
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