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$64 -- Race Car Thrill Ride at Charlotte Speedway, Reg. $130


  • Retail $130.00
  • You save 51%
  • You pay $64.00

Mario Andretti Racing Experience & NASCAR Racing Experience

Experience the thrill of a lifetime with a drive-or-ride experience in a full-size Indy-style race car or real NASCAR race car.

Why we love it

  • Hit the pavement at Charlotte Motor Speedway in your choice of vehicle
  • Strap into a real NASCAR race car or an open-cockpit Indy-style race car
  • Valid for all race dates into May 2016
  • 92% of past Travelzoo guests loved their visit
  • Call to receive a list of future dates

What’s included

  • Option 1: For $64 (reg. $130), ride as a passenger for three laps with a professional driving instructor in a two-seater at Charlotte Motor Speedway
  • Sit in the passenger seat as the race car reaches top speeds
  • Option 2: For $199 (reg. $400), drive the Indy-style or NASCAR race car by yourself during a five-minute timed racing session
  • It's just you and the competition as there is no lead car to follow, no instructor riding with you and passing is allowed
  • This three-hour experience includes meeting with the crew chief, driver's fee, training, instruction, racing equipment and in-car radio communication with your spotter
  • Upon completion, receive a graduate certificate noting your top speed and a souvenir racing license
  • More dates will be added; see website schedule to review dates
  • Note: For any questions on future dates and availability, click here for Mario Andretti Racing Experience (Indy-style race car) or here for NASCAR Racing Experience (NASCAR race car).


Select dates through May 1, 2016

Fine Print

Voucher expires on May. 1, 2016

Valid select dates through May 1, 2016. Redeem 24 hours after purchase. More dates will be added; see website schedule to review dates. Call NASCAR Racing Experience/Mario Andretti Racing Experience or visit the website with any questions on future dates and availability. Valid only for option purchased. Book early as dates will fill up quickly. Reservations required; subject to availability, weather and track conditions. Make reservation online; follow specific instruction on voucher. All sales final. No refunds or exchanges. Behind-the-wheel: Must be 18 years or older with valid driver's license. Drivers must be at least 5 feet tall and 100 lbs. and under 300 lbs. and under 6'7". Ride-along: Riders must be at least 5 feet tall and 100 pounds. Parental consent is required for persons younger than 18 years old.

Valid for one person. Cannot combine with other offers. Must use in one visit. Tax, if applicable, and gratuity are not included. Not valid on products.