The heart-pounding, white-knuckle entertainment of a ride or drive behind the wheel of a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Kentucky Speedway is the fastest thing to do in the ‘Bluegrass State’. There is no better memory of Kentucky than roaring around the track at speeds of up to 160 MPH while your friends and family cheer you on from pit road.
Kentucky Speedway, located in Sparta, KY, is located approximately 45 miles from Cincinnati, OH and 60 miles from Louisville, KY. The speedway’s 1.5-mile tri-oval hosts a number of racing series including NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, two 300-mile NASCAR Nationwide Series events and a ARCA Racing Series race.
DRIVING EXPERIENCES: Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button below. All driving experiences at Atlanta Motor Speedway 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.