Michigan Int'l Speedway - Brooklyn, MI
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* 2017 dates to be announced
Real cars, real track, real fast! Get ready for the ride of your life with the NASCAR Ride Along experience at the Michigan International Speedway!
- Full-size, 600 horsepower Sprint Cup style stock cars
- Racecar driving suit and helmet included
- Ride with a professional driver and reach top racing speeds up to 160 MPH!
- To actually drive the car yourself, click here!
Strap on your helmet, buckle up, and hold on tight! You’re in for a high-speed racing adventure unlike any other at one of the nation’s most renowned speedways!
Ride as a passenger in full-size, 600 horsepower Sprint Cup style stock car and get closer to the action than ever before. Your professional driver will hit top speeds of 160 MPH. Enjoy the exhilarating freedom of speed-hungry straightaways, and brace yourself as your race car takes on the curves of the track at a pace that will satisfy even the biggest adrenaline appetite!About the Michigan International Speedway
The Michigan International Speedway is a 2-mile, D-shaped speedway. With wide sweeping corners and long straightaways, races on this speedway have hit speeds in excess of 200 MPH! Get ready to experience the Michigan International Speedway like never before!
- Participants must be in good overall physical condition, and be able to climb through a window opening that is 15" high x 30" wide and sits 36" off the ground
- Racing suits are available up to size 4XL
- Participants must be at least 14 years old to participate in the ride along, and all participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
- Photo and In-Car Video DVDs are available for purchase at the track
3 Laps of racing; total time at track approximately 30 - 60 minutes.
1 participant per car
Friends and family are encouraged to join you on the day of the experience. Limited seating is provided, so it is recommended to bring lawn chairs to guarantee seating for any spectators.
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact your experience provider in advance, especially if inclement weather is predicted. If your experience is cancelled due to inclement weather, please hold onto the Access Card that you will receive in the mail prior to your booked date, and contact either the experience provider or Cloud 9 Living to reschedule.
What to Wear:
Wear your own comfortable, weather/season appropriate attire and close-toed shoes. A racing suit will be provided at the track which you will wear over your own clothing. Sandals, flip-flops and heels are not permitted.
It is recommended to book at least 30 days in advance. Upon final confirmation of a booking request, an Access Card will be mailed to you. You must bring the Access Card with you to the track to participate in your ride along experience.
If your scheduled date no longer works for you or there is a weather cancellation, please hold onto your Access Card as you can simply take the card to the track on another scheduled date.
Once you have received the Access Card, you also have the option to schedule a specific appointment for your ride along directly with the experience provider. If you choose to do so, please note that all bookings will be final and no changes can be made to your confirmed time.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation for your ride along, you will be mailed an Access Card which will be used for your admission to the ride along experience. If you cannot attend your scheduled date, hold onto your Access Card as it may be used on any date that the ride along experience is being offered by the experience provider at your particular track location. However, once you have received the Access Card, you have the option to schedule an appointment for your ride along directly with the experience provider, but please note that all bookings are final if you choose to schedule a specific time.
What type of car is used?
You will ride in a 600-horsepower, NASCAR-style stock car with a 4-speed manual transmission.
What is provided and what should I wear?
All participants are provided with a regulation helmet and a driver's suit. Participants need to wear socks, close-toed shoes, and clothes that will be comfortable under the driver's suit.
Are there weight or height restrictions?
No. However, participants must be in good overall physical condition, as they are required to climb through a window opening that is 15" high x 30" wide window and sits 36" off the ground. Driving suits are available up to size 3XL.
Are there age restrictions?
Ride along programs require all participants to be at least 14 years old. Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Can family and friends come to watch?
Absolutely, family and friends are encouraged to join you! The track has a special seating area for spectators. Seating may be limited in this area, so we suggest that any guests bring lawn chairs along. A camera is also highly recommended!
Are foods or beverages available at the track?
Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase at the merchandise center. However, feel free to bring your own snacks/picnic and drinks to enjoy while you are at the track.
Are any photo or video packages of my experience available?
Yes. DVDs of your experience taken from an in-car video camera, as well as photo packages, are available for purchase at the track.
What should I bring?
Please make sure to bring you Access Card! We also recommend bringing a print-out of your booking confirmation email. And don't forget your camera!
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"IT WAS A GREAT RIDE!"
"This was on my bucket list. I have leukemia and my kids surprised me with this wonderful experience. Everyone at the track was so amazing. I was so excited and they could tell, and they were so great to me and my family. I want to thank everyone at the track for there compassion and kindness. I had everyone laughing, I was so excited. My experience was everything I had hoped for and then some. I would give anything to meet Richard Petty and Dale Jr. It will probably never happen, but another bucket list dream is to go to a race. I will carry this experience with me forever. Again thank you everyone involved for making one of my dreams come true. None of this would of been possible without my loving family. You just can't imagine what this has meant to me. Thank you again. Never know maybe I will get to go to a race and meet Richard Petty and Dale Jr. Wouldn't that be something!"
"The driver was competent, however the entire experience was rushed. The staff didn't seem to have any enthusiasm for the guests. At times, I felt like more of a nuisance than an actual paying customer. Not one staff member said more than three words to me during the entire experience. I even had to ask if photos were available for purchase after ride along. I will not recommend this ride-along experience. Perhaps if I had paid for the Drive a NASCAR experience, the staff might have been more interested..... "