Kentucky Speedway - Sparta, KY
Select dates only:
Click here for tentative schedule
- School founded by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
- Full size, 600 horsepower Indy style race cars
- Ride with a professional instructor and hit top speeds of 160 MPH!
- To Actually Drive The Car Yourself, Click Here!
Prepare to climb aboard a 600 horsepower, 2 seat Indy style race car and experience the thrill of a lifetime!
Sit back and hold on tight as you ride shotgun with a professional racing instructor at speeds approaching 160 mph!
Like Mario Andretti, the racing legend who started this experience, you'll be going full throttle with g-forces guaranteed to take your breath away.
Kentucky Speedway:Kentucky Speedway showcases the best in Indycar racing on its 1.5-mile, asphalt, tri-oval. The track has 14-degree banking in the turns, a 1,600-foot backstretch that is 57-feet wide and includes a 12-foot apron. It is sure to give you the thrill of a lifetime!
- Must be between 5'0" - 6'4" tall, weigh between 100 - 250 pounds and be in good overall physical condition
- Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must sign a consent form
- Feel free to bring drinks and snacks
Varies depending on option selected, expect to be at the track approximately 2 - 3 hours.
1 participant and 1 driver per car.
We encourage friends and family to join you, and they may bring a camera to capture your experience! Limited seating is provided, so we recommend bringing lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators.
This experience is weather dependent, however the experience may still run in rain. Always contact the experience provider prior to your booked date if you have any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of a cancellation due to weather, you will be given the opportunity to reschedule or to receive a gift card that can be redeemed for a ride at a later date. No refunds will be given for weather cancellations.
What to Wear:
Comfortable, casual clothing depending on the time of year. Closed toed shoes are required (tennis shoes are recommended). Sandals, flip-flops and heels are not permitted.
For this experience it is recommended to book at least 30 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation all bookings are final. No refunds or exchanges are allowed once you have scheduled a date. If you need to reschedule, you have up until 30 days prior to your reservation to make changes for a $50 administrative fee. Once you are within 30 days of the event, you are then locked in to that date and time and no changes can be made.
What are the age requirements?
There are no age requirements, however all participants must be at least 5'0'' and 100 pounds. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who must sign a waiver.
Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?
Participants must be in good overall physical condition and at least 5' and 100 pounds in order to participate. Due to the restraints of the Indy car, participants may not exceed 6'4" and 250 pounds. All participants will be required to climb into the vehicle's cockpit with minimal assistance, which sits about 24'' off the ground.
Do I need a driver's license?
No, a driver's license is not required for the ride along. However, please have a valid photo ID handy for registration purposes at the track on the day of your experience.
What kind of race cars are used?
The cars used are 600 horsepower, open-wheel Indy race cars. For the ride along experience, participants sit in the back cockpit seat of the vehicle.
What is the policy on rain-outs?
If your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, the racing school will contact you and either immediately reschedule you for another available date, or issue you a gift card that you can use at a later date. A refund will not be issued due to rain-outs.
Can I bring my own helmet?
The racing school will provide you with a helmet, however, if you have your own helmet you are welcome to bring it for possible use. It will be subject to inspection and approval for use by the Track Operator.
Other Cleveland Gift Ideas:(View all 26 Cleveland experiences)
- Gift CertificatesFrom: $50.00
- Learn to Fly a Diamond AircraftFrom: $135Avg Rating of: 5(2)
- Learn to Fly a CessnaFrom: $162Avg Rating of: 5(1)
- NASCAR Ride Along - MichiganFrom: $109
- Drive a NASCAR Stock Car - MichiganFrom: $538
- Golf Lesson with a PGA ProFrom: $129
- West Side Market Tour (For 2+)From: $84Avg Rating of: 4-half(18)
- Hot Air Balloon RideFrom: $250Avg Rating of: 5(1)
- Fighter Pilot for a DayFrom: $1,395Avg Rating of: 5(4)
- Tandem SkydivingFrom: $229Avg Rating of: 5(2)
- All Cleveland Experiences