$69 for Four-Lap Ride-Along ($129 Value) or $239 for 12-Lap Stock-Car-Racing Experience ($499 Value) at DriveTech Racing School in Sparta

DriveTech Racing School

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Sheri M. · 2 reviews
Reviewed March 25, 2013
It was AWESOME - would be something I would love to do again!


Emina Z. ·
Reviewed January 7, 2013
Great experience, but the wait to get a car was way too long.


Leona M. ·
Reviewed November 4, 2012
It was a wonderful experience, we will go back again.

What You'll Get

Gas-powered cars will soon be replaced by electric cars, which will be replaced by two-person motorcycles powered by nightmares. Experience combustion-engine action while you can with today's Groupon to DriveTech Racing School. Racing events are held May 21 and 22 and October 8 and 9 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. Choose between two options:

  • $69 for a four-lap side-by-side ride-along with a professional driver (a $129 value).
  • $239 for basic instruction and a 12-lap Shootout! stock-car-racing experience (a $499 value).

DriveTech provides classroom instruction for fledgling racecar drivers on a variety of professional racetracks across the country. DriveTech's side-by-side ride-along experience lets you ride shotgun with a professional instructor as you race another instructor. Fledgling speed demons will while away four laps door handle to door handle, passing through corners separated by only two feet of wind-whipped wiggle room. Alternately, DriveTech's super speedway Shootout! package lets you actually take the reins of a professional stock car. After a round of basic classroom instruction, you'll get to take the wheel for 12 laps of proper green-flag racing that will leave your hair mussed, eyes bulged, and torso coated in corporate sponsorships. Both experiences eschew straight, open road in favor of high-speed turns, a hallmark of stock-car racing.

Stock-car racing is a grand American tradition, smelling, like most American traditions, of baseball players, McDonald's apple pie, and diesel fuel. Whether you choose to ride along or grasp your own racetrack-based destiny by the rubbery horns, you'll find nothing but professionalism and experience from the DriveTech staff. All packages include drill and practice laps to ease you into your first foray into g-force frenzy, and drivers have their choice of either a NASCAR Sprint Cup–style car or a diesel-powered V12 Vespa.

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Oct 9, 2011. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy multiple as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Must be 12 or older. Must be 18 or older, with valid license, to drive. 78in height max. 52in chest max. No cash value. Not valid with other offers. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About DriveTech Racing School

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