Indy Car Ride Along - Sparta, KY
Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY
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- School started by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
- Full size, 600 horse power Indy style race cars
- Ride with a professional instructor and top speeds of 180 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 180mph!
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.
Participants must be a minimum of 5'0'' and 100 lbs in order to participate, and a maximum of 6'4" and 240 lbs.
Participants must also be in good overall physical condition.
If under 18 years old, a parental consent form must be signed.
We recommend bringing drinks and snacks to enjoy while at the track.
Some seating is provided, however, we recommend bringing lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators.
3 or 6 lap packages; time at the track is approximately 2 - 3 hours
1 per car
Yes, we encourage you to bring friends and family to share in the experience. And don't forget to bring a camera!
If we have inclement weather and have to cancel, the experience provider will contact you and either reschedule you for another available date or issue you a gift card that you can use to reschedule at your convenience. A refund will not be issued due to rainouts.
What to Wear:
Comfortable, casual clothes depending appropriate for the weather. Wear closed toe shoes, tennis shoes are recommended.
For this experience we recommend booking 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 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 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.
Do I need to bring racing gear?
No. The driving school will provide you with racing gear, including a driving suit and helmet. If you have your own gear that you would like to use, you are welcome to bring it for possible use, but it will be subject to inspection and approval for use by the Track Operator. Gear will be available for you at the track, should you not be approved to use your own.
How long does this experience take?
The total experience (including registration, safety orientation, complimentary on-track van ride for participants and spectators, and the ride along itself) typically takes no more than 2 hours. However, the exact length of your experience depends on how many other participants are scheduled for the Indy car ride along on your particular booked date and time.
What are the age requirements?
There are no age requirements, however all participants must be at least 5'0'' and 100 lbs. Any participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult, who must give written consent.
Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?
Participants must be a minimum of 5'0'' and 100 lbs in order to participate, a maximum of 6'4" and 240 lbs, and must also be in good overall physical condition. 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 is the policy on rain-outs?
If your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, the driving school will contact you and either immediately reschedule you for another available date, or issue you a gift card that you can use to later reschedule at your convenience. A refund will not be issued due to rain-outs.
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