Pikes Peak International Raceway - Races Tracks - Richard Petty Driving Experience

Fountain, CO

Complete your stay in Colorado by driving or riding in a 600HP NASCAR race car at Pike’s Peak International Raceway. Kick start your trip into the Rocky Mountains with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Pikes Peak International Raceway. There is no better memory of Pikes Peak than roaring around the track while your friends and family cheer you on from pit road.

Pikes Peak International Raceway, located in Fountain, CO, is approximately 20 miles from Colorado Springs. It is a one mile oval often used by NASCAR teams and auto manufacturers for testing.

DRIVING EXPERIENCES: Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. All driving experiences at Pikes Peak International Raceway will utilize right seat instructor format.
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!

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.



3 Laps

Experience a 3-lap high speed ride-along in a NASCAR race car!



5 Laps

Get in the driver’s seat of NASCAR race car for 5 laps at Pikes Peak International Raceway.



8 Laps

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



18 Laps

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



30 Laps

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



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

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

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