Talladega Superspeedway - Races Tracks - Richard Petty Driving Experience

Talladega, AL

During you next visit to Talladega, fulfill your dreams of driving a race car on the largest track on the NASCAR circuit. The fastest form of entertainment in town is behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Talladega Superspeedway. Talladega is home to the International Motorsports Hall of Fame and there’s no better way to feel like a part of history than a drive or ride at speeds on the track of up to 165 MPH.

Talladega Superspeedway, located in Talladega, AL, is approximately 50 miles from Birmingham. It is a 2.66 mile tri-oval and is the biggest, fastest track in NASCAR.

RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCES:Generally our Ride-Along Experience is offered between 9am to 4pm on days RPDE is 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 except at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, during special events, the Las Vegas Ride Tour 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: require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. Effective in the 2013 season, all driving experiences at Talladega Superspeedway 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.

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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!



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. (TALLADEGA/ DAYTONA/ INDIANAPOLIS 16 laps)



30 Laps

Your hands are on the wheel of a NASCAR race car for 30 adrenaline pumping laps. (TALLADEGA/ 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 2-for-1 Drive Special for Members of the Military

5/24/2013 12:00:00 AM
RPDE is honoring our nation’s heroes... Read full article

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