12-Lap, 15-Lap, or 20-Lap Racing Experience at The Racing School (Up to 52% Off)

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$289 52% $150
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In a Nutshell

Even people with no racing experience can get behind the wheel of a race-proven stock car and drive around a professional speedway

The Fine Print

Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Limit 1 per visit. 24-hr cancellation notice required. Reservation required, subject to availability. Must be 18 or older. Must sign waiver. Must have valid driver's license. Valid for reservations on all 2014 dates through November. Voucher is valid for 1 person. Must be under 6'4" and under 340 pounds. Subject to inclement weather. Optional limited liability insurance will be offered. Entire value must be used in a single visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Stock-car races end by waving a checkered flag, a holdover from the early days of racing when drivers would play chess while their oxen grazed between laps. Steer yourself with this Groupon.

Choose From Three Options

  • $139 for a 12-lap racing experience ($289 value)
  • $169 for a 15-lap racing experience ($339 value)
  • $199 for a 20-lap racing experience ($399 value)

With this deal, professional drivers will take you through an orientation, then let you drive for 12, 15, or 20 laps in a race-proven car. Track dates start April 11–13 at all tracks. See the schedule for all available 2014 dates; more dates will be added throughout the season, so call ahead to book a time. Driving suits, helmets and goggles are provided. Races take place at Waterford Speedbowl, Thompson Speedway, or Devil's Bowl Speedway.

The Racing School

The Racing School has facilitated more than 14 years of thrilling moments just like this (and documented many of them on video). The staff here consists of current and former professional racers, who teach novices how to handle traditional stock cars, race trucks, road course cars and other high-octane vehicles. Once instructors cover acceleration, braking and the other essentials, training culminates with a driving experience at professional-level tracks, including New London Waterford Speedbowl, Devils Bowl Speedway, and Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park. Here, the experts give newbies the freedom to drive like pros, encouraging passing and letting drivers set their own pace.

Customer Reviews

Great gift for any man..
Lisa D. · March 23, 2016
This is by far the best racecar driving experience I have ever tried. Very experienced staff that lets you go to your own comfort level. Follow what they tell you and you will have a great time.
David O. · August 18, 2015
This was the best experience for my husband! He had a great time, one of the best experiences he ever had! The staff was excellent and made the experience fun for everybody. We have recommended this to everybody we have talked to. My husband is ready to do it again!
Dixie S. · July 22, 2015
Merchant Location Map
  1. 1

    Thompson Speedway

    205 E Thompson Rd

    Thompson, CT 06277

    +18772267223

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  2. 2

    Waterford Speedbowl

    1080 Hartford Turnpike

    Waterford, CT 06385

    +18772267223

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  3. 3

    Devils Bowl Speedway

    2743 Vermont 22A

    Fair Haven, VT 05743

    +18772267223

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