Race Car Driving Experience at Rusty Wallace Racing Experience (Up to 54% Off). Two Options Available.

Thompson Speedway

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In a Nutshell

After a classroom orientation, take the wheel of a F1200 Formula Ford or SCCA Race Miata for 15 or 30 minutes of thrilling track time

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires Jan 1, 2017. Amount paid never expires. Limit 5/person, may buy 2 more as gifts. Limit 1/visit. Valid only for option purchased & listed location. Online reservation only; recommended within 45 days of purchase. Subject to availability & weather. Merchant standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Must be 18+ w/ valid driver's license to drive. Must be 5'-6'4". 52in waist/chest max. Optional $1,000 property damage liability cap available from merchant before driving for $60. Must use in 1 visit. Non-transferable. Tax not included. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $349 for a race car driving experience with 15 minutes of track time ($699 value)
  • $599 for a race car driving experience with 30 minutes of track time ($1,299 value)

Current scheduled event dates include: 6/3-6/4/2016, 6/10-6/11/2016, 7/15-7/16/2016, 7/26-7/27/2016, 9/23-9/24/2016

The session begins with a 40-minute orientation, detailing road racing basics. Then patrons get behind the wheel of a F1200 Formula Ford or SCCA Race Miata for laps around the 1.7 mile Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park.

For 15-minute package:

  • Includes orientation as well as trackside spotters and flaggers.
  • Choose one style of race car: From the road racing stock cars with the big V-8 and 4-speed manual transmission, the 1200 pound Formula Ford style car, or the 5-speed SCCA style race-prepped Miata.
  • Patrons will drive as many laps as can be completed in 15 minutes of track time.

For 30-minute package:

  • Everything you see above for the 15-minute package.
  • Choose two different style cars: From the open wheel racer, a stock car, or the Miata.
  • Patrons will drive as many laps as can be completed in 30 minutes of track time.

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

2013 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Rusty Wallace allows amateurs to feel first-hand how a real race car rumbles as its tires scorch a professional speedway. Participants can either ride shotgun with an experienced driver or hop behind the wheel to tackle the track themselves. For more of the genuine experience, drivers don the full array of safety gear before climbing or vaulting through the window, including a sleek racing suit, helmet, and HANS neck-protection device.

Customer Reviews

This was gifted to my husband.We upgraded to add some laps with a person. What an amazing experience. He still talks about how fun it was.
Lisa S. · December 29, 2016
If your into racing and want to see what its really like, this is it. Bought this for my WIFE (big Nascar fan) and she thought I was her hero. I had just as much fun watching her.
Ron R. · December 20, 2016
gave it as a gift to my husband. he loved every minute of it.
Kimberlee C. · December 10, 2016
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    Thompson Speedway

    205 E Thompson Rd

    Thompson, CT 06277

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