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Three-Lap or Three-Hour Racing Experience from Mario Andretti Racing Experience (Up to 51% Off)

Richmond International Raceway

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Drive or ride-along in full-size Indy car around Richmond International Raceway's track or at any Mario Andretti Racing Experience location

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 10, 2014. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5 per person, may buy 5 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Online reservation required, subject to availability. Must be 18 or older for driving option. Must be 100-250lb weight and 5'-6'4" height for Fan Favorite option. Must sign waiver. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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Choose Between Two Options

Mario Andretti's professional racing instructors at Richmond International Raceway pilot guests around the track in a two-seat Indy car during a ride-along experience, or prep patrons for driving with a drivers meeting led by the crew chief. After completing personal driving instruction, students are turned loose for the Race Fan Favorite's five-minute solo-driving session, which includes in-car radio communications. Driving experience includes a required driver's fee for insurance and a souvenir racing license ($35). To consult the full schedule, click here.

Rev up the adrenaline in a full-size Indy racecar as you tear around the corners at world-famous speedways, reaching speeds up to 180 mph. Mario Andretti Racing Experience lets patrons channel their inner speed demon with both ride-along and driving experiences in a real open-wheel racecar or two-seat Indy car.

During ride-alongs, jump into a two-seat car next to a professional racing instructor and take off down pit row before bursting onto the open track, where the car can reach speeds up to 180 mph. Driving experiences give you control of the wheel and the gas pedal after an instructional video and safety training. Unlike other racing experiences, there’s no lead car to follow and no cows crossing the road, allowing you to drive as fast as you like. You can even pass slower drivers as your personal racing instructor helps you safely navigate the track from the other side of a two-way car radio.


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  • “Starting with a professional ride along was great! They drive a lot faster than you can go when you drive yourself so you REALLY get the experience! Next time I...”

    “Starting with a professional ride along was great! They drive a lot faster than you can go when you drive yourself so you REALLY get the experience! Next time I want to drive to say I've done both!”

  • “Amazing experience. Try it out guys!. High speed and comfortable. ”

  • “Hold on to your seat for adenaline pumping fun!!”

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    Richmond International Raceway

    600 E Laburnum Ave.

    Richmond, VA 23222

    +18777223527

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