Indy Car Ride Along - Sparta, KY
Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY
- 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 one of our professional racing instructors 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 in good overall physical condition, no taller than 6'5" and weigh no more than 270 pounds.
There is no age limit to ride, however for safety reasons we do require a minimum height of 5'0" and a weight of 100 lbs.
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 style race cars.
What is your policy on rain-outs?
If there is inclement weather and your experience date is canceled, your 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.
Do I need to bring racing gear?
No. You will be provided with everything you need.
How long does this experience take?
It depends on how many people are participating in the Indy Car Ride Along experience on your particular booked date. The total experience, including registration, safety orientation, complimentary on-track van ride for participants and spectators, and your Ride Along experience should take no more than 2 hours.
What are the age requirements?
There is no age limit to ride, however for safety reasons a minimum height of 5'0" and a weight of 100 lbs. is required to ride. If under 18 years of age, a parental consent form will be required to be signed.
Are there any size requirements?
Participants must be in good physical condition and be under 6'7" and weigh under 270 lbs.
What is the track like?
Kentucky Speedway is a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) speedway located in north-central Kentucky, near the community of Sparta, Kentucky; approximately halfway between Louisville, Kentucky and Cincinnati, Ohio, and is additionally 70 miles (113 km) from another fairly sizable market, Lexington, Kentucky.
Distance: 1.5 miles, Shape: D-shaped oval, Banking: 14 degree turns, 8 degree frontstretch, 4 degree backstretch
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