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$199 for an Intro to Stock-Car-Racing Class at Competition 101 Racing School ($499 Value)

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98% of 82 customers recommend

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In a Nutshell

Zoom around a track for 10 laps in a professionally maintained racecar after learning tips and tricks from seasoned drivers

The Fine Print

Expires 360 days after purchase. Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Reservation required; subject to weather conditions. 24hr cancellation notice required. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Must have valid driver's license. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Extra $100 fee for additional package of 4 laps. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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.

The Deal

  • $199 for an introductory stock-car-racing class (a $499 value)

During the class, instructors spend 45 minutes teaching students how to race at East Bay Raceway Park, Three Palms SpeedwayOrlando Speedworld Oval Track, Volusia Speedway Park, or Desoto Super Speedway. Novice speedsters then get a chance to test their skills over the course of 10 laps. While students drive professionally maintained cars, instructors and crew members stand by and communicate via racing radios as in-car cameras record the experience.

Competition 101 Racing School

Using the experiences gained during years as a professional racecar driver and builder, Competition 101 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.


98% of 82 customers recommend

  • “It takes a few hours and not a lot to do while waiting. Husband had the time of his life! Totally worth it! ”

  • “It made a great gift & memorable day. My husband loved it! Thanks!”

  • “The ride along is awesome”

  1. 1

    East Bay Raceway Park

    6311 Burts Rd.

    Tampa, Florida 33619

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  2. 2

    Three Palms Speedway

    8655 Piper Road

    Punta Gorda, Florida 33982

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  3. 3

    Orlando Speedway

    19442 East Colonial Drive

    Orlando, Florida 32820

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