$199 for a Stock-Car Driving Experience at Competition 101 Racing School ($499 Value)

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Races are the only way to determine which cars perform the best, which athletes trained the hardest, and which cheetahs are actually just really skinny lions. Measure more than just speed with this Groupon.

$199 for an Introductory Stock-Car-Racing Class ($499 Value)

During each class, instructors spend 40 minutes teaching students how to race on a paved oval before giving novice speedsters a chance to test their skills across 18–20 laps. While students drive professionally maintained cars, instructors and crewmembers stand by and communicate via racing radios as in-car cameras record the experience.

Competition101 Racing School

Using the experiences gained during years as a professional racecar driver and builder, Competition101 Racing School founder Stuart Lycett trains the next generation of podium finishers during one-on-one racing lessons. Whether behind the wheel of stock cars, Trans Am T2 sports cars, sprint cars, or open-wheel cars, pupils soak in on-track experience on dirt tracks, short ovals, speedways, or road circuits while radios and on-board video cameras record every turn for scrutiny during future feedback sessions.

In addition to their introductory class, instructors also offer one-, two-, and three-day school programs. After the three-day program, studious speedsters may complete their training by competing in a sanctioned race event in front of paying spectators and a real checkered flag. Stuart and his crew also welcome interns willing to work for six months in exchange for a free three-day racing school program.

  1. A

    Bradenton

    21000 E State Rd. 64

    Bradenton, Florida 34212

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  2. B

    Orlando

    19442 E Colonial Dr.

    Orlando, Florida 32820

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In a Nutshell

Zoom around oval tracks in professionally maintained racecars after learning tips and tricks from seasoned drivers

The Fine Print

Expires Sep 11th, 2013. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required; subject to weather conditions. Must sign waiver. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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