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Reviewed June 16, 2014
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What You'll Get
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 Fine Print
Promotional value expires 180 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required, subject to availability. 24-hr cancellation notice required. 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. Must use promotional value in one visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.
About 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.