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Our Chicago Race Car Driving Experiences make for truly unique gifts they're sure to remember forever.
Cloud 9 Living's experience gifts are the perfect solution for anyone on your list and are guaranteed to bring a smile to your gift recipient's face.
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Real cars, real track, real fast! Experience the thrill of NASCAR racing as a professional speeds you around the track in a 2-seat Sprint Cup style stock car!
Experience the unparalleled thrill and excitement of driving a NASCAR Sprint Cup style stock car. A crew member buckles you in, checks your radio, and gives the "thumbs up" sign to your instructor. It is time for the thrill of a lifetime!
Experience pure heart-pounding speed with a ride along in the passenger seat of a full sized, 600 horsepower, 2 seat, Indy-style race car.
Do you have what it takes to drive a full-sized, 600 horsepower, open cockpit, open wheel, Indy style race car?
Cloud 9 Living's collection of Chicago race car driving experiences are the best in the Midwest!
Indy and NASCAR fans: don't just watch your fast 'n' favorite sport from the stands of the Chicagoland Speedway — get right on the track for yourself!
Experience the thrill of real stock car racing from right behind the wheel of a 600-horsepower vehicle with an authentic NASCAR driving experience. Learn the fundamentals of professional race car driving with a comprehensive pre-drive training course to get you ready for all of the action on the asphalt! Topics include driving lines, acceleration, braking, communication strategies, safety instruction, Chicagoland Speedway track geography, car mechanics, and more. Then suit up and head for the track!
A crew vehicle awaits, providing a demo lap to give you a feel for the lay of the Chicagoland Speedway, before you rev your own engine for an unforgettable race car driving experience!
Prefer to be a passenger instead? Cloud 9 Living's NASCAR ride alongs in Chicago are the perfect way to pack a whole lot of thrills into a day at the track. Don race car driving gear, buckle up beside a professional, and hang on tight as the stock car's full potential is unleashed along the curves and straightaways of the Chicagoland Speedway!
If an Indy driving experience is more your speed, then don't waste a moment — hop into a 600-horsepower, open-cockpit, open-wheel vehicle for the racing experience of a lifetime. Enjoy a thorough training session, very similar to the instruction presented in the stock car racing orientation. Then start your engine and let 'er rip around the track, hitting speeds up to 150 MPH!
And the race car driving in Chicago continues with the option of Indy ride alongs, too! Can't decide whether to go with a ride or a drive? Get rid of the guesswork — do both with a combo package!
Enjoy the Chicagoland Speedway like never before, with Chicago race car driving experiences from Cloud 9 Living.
Situated just a stone's throw from the magnificent city of Chicago is Joliet's renowned Chicagoland Speedway — a Midwest hot spot for NASCAR and Indy racing fans alike.
As one of the most spectator-friendly sports venues in Illinois, the track is located on 930 acres of land, with another 500 acres available just for parking. So you want 30,000+ vehicles parked (for free!) on a race car driving day in Chicago? You got it! Public racing experience days allow for friends and family of racing experience participants to enjoy seating in reserved areas of the Speedway's stands, which reach up to 15 stories tall.
The Chicagoland Speedway's track itself boasts 1.5 miles of D-shaped, tri-oval asphalt. With a perfect blend of speed-hungry straightaways, plus heart-pounding curves with 18-degree banking, it undoubtedly hosts the best Chicago race car driving experiences around.
From spectators to racing pros, all skill levels are welcome on the track's turf to enjoy the full Indy and NASCAR racing atmosphere: checkered flags, burnin' rubber, hot wheels, revving engines, music, concessions, photo ops, and plenty more!