There are only two instances in which it’s legal to drive at 200 miles per hour: racing around a certified track and outrunning a 199-mile-per-hour construction horse. Satisfy your need for speed with today’s Groupon from Rusty Wallace Racing Experience at the Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord. Choose between the following options:
- For $64, you get a 4-lap shotgun stock-car ride-along experience (a $129 value).
- For $249, you get a 12-lap The Shootout racing experience (a $499 value).<p>
Ride times are scheduled for the following dates:
- May 4 and 5
- May 31
- June 1
- August 22
- October 3 and 4
- November 16<p>
The pro drivers at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience set pulses racing as patrons speed around the curves of the Charlotte Motor Speedway’s tri-oval track in real-life rubber-burning packages. With the shotgun ride-along, passengers hop aboard an authentic stock cars and feel four laps’ worth of raw velocity as a professional driver reduces the outside world to a blur. The Shootout racing experience outfits participants in a custom Oakley racing suit, preparing riders to tear around the 1.5-mile track’s 3- to 14-degree banked turns just as a professional racer or ambitious after-hours janitor would. After 45 minutes of classroom instruction familiarizes soon-to-be drivers with the course’s corners, students get to take the wheel for 12 invigorating laps, leaving their hair mussed, their eyes bulged, and their torsos coated in corporate sponsorships.