Are you looking for the fastest form of entertainment during your next trip to Richmond? Complete your stay by driving or riding in a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Richmond International Raceway. Often referred to as “America’s Premier Short Track”, there is no better memory of Richmond than roaring around the track at speeds of up to 125 MPH while your friends and family cheer you on from pit road.
Richmond International Raceway, located in Richmond, VA is a .75 mile tri-oval. It hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event weekends annually, including the last race before the “Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup”.
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.
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 Richmond International 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!
DRIVING EXPERIENCES: Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. All driving experiences at Richmond International Raceway will utilize right seat instructor format.
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. (DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 16 laps)
EXPERIENCE OF A LIFETIME
Your hands are on the wheel of a NASCAR race car for 30 adrenaline pumping laps. (DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 24 laps)
Get behind the wheel for 50 intense laps with our custom Racing Experience program.
Track News & Info
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