Race a Ferrari in Houston
- Push it on the straightaways and feel the thrills of the challenging curves as you hit speeds over 100 MPH on the 1.3 mile "LeMons Loop" at MSR Houston
- Featured in USA Today, and Autoweek
- Course features long straight-aways ideal for showcasing the speed and acceleration of these legendary supercars
- Professional instructor will ride as a passenger and provide helpful racing tips and techniques
Everyone dreams of getting behind the wheel of a Ferrari at some point in their lives. This is your chance to not only drive a Ferrari, but to race one!
Your day at the track will start with a technical briefing where your professional instructor will go over racing tips, proper driving position, steering techniques, braking and acceleration with powerful vehicles like the Ferrari, and how to find the optimum racing lines on the course.
Next, it's time to get behind the wheel of either the Ferrari 458 Italia or the F430 and unleash on the challenging road course at MSR Houston.
Ferrari F430: A true exotic performance car that goes 0 - 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and 0 to 100 mph in 8.6 seconds. The Ferrari F430 epitomizes power with a 4.3 liter V-8 engine combined with steering and suspension few other cars can match.
Ferrari 458 Italia: Push the limits of the Robb Report "2011 Car of the Year". This powerful vehicle goes from 0-60 mph in 3.4 seconds, and 0-100 mph in 6.7 seconds!
Ferrari / Lamborghini Combo package: For those of you who want it all, select our Ferrari & Lamborghini combo package and drive both the Ferrari 458 Italia and the Lamborghini LP560-4. This 12 Lap package includes 6 laps with each car. This is the ultimate driving experience giving you the chance to race two of the most legendary vehicles ever made.
The Road Course at MSR Houston: Located 35 minutes south of Houston in Angleton, this motorsports park opened in 2005 and since then has become the premier road course facility in Texas.
You'll be racing on the 1.3 mile "LeMons Loop" configuration. Featuring long curves like "Gut Check", sharp turns like the "Key Hole" as well as a pair of fast straightaways, this high speed track paired with our fleet of exotic cars is sure to floor you!
Get ready for the ultimate racing experience that you will never forget!
Select dates year-round.
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AM times are 8:00 AM & 10:00 AM
PM time is 1:00 PM
MSR Houston; Angleton, TX
Helmets will be provided.
Participants must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license.
Customers over 6'5" may have difficulty comfortably or safely driving these cars. If the racing instructor determines that you are unable to safely drive your selected vehicle, you will be given the opportunity to drive another car at the instructor's discretion.
Included in the cost of this experience is a $35 Driver Release Fee.
Photos and video of your experience are available for purchase at the track on the day of your experience.
Experience lasts approximately 2-3 hours.
1 driver per car.
We encourage you to bring family and friends to share the experience! Don't forget to bring a camera!
Generally this experience will run rain or shine. The vehicles are equipped with safety systems to handle driving in any condition. In the event extreme weather conditions force your session to be cancelled, your experience provider will reschedule your experience.
What to Wear:
Comfortable clothing, socks, long pants and closed toed shoes; tennis shoes are recommended.
For this experience, we recommend booking at least 1 month 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. For rescheduling more than 30 days prior to your scheduled experience date, a $75 fee will be charged. No cancellations or rescheduling may be made less than 30 days prior to your scheduled experience date.
Do I need to know how to drive manual (stick shift) transmission?
No. The vehicles used are all paddle shift equipped. Paddle shift allows the driver to change gears without taking his or her hands off the steering wheel. Paddles are located directly behind the steering wheel, and cars equipped with paddle shift do not have a clutch pedal. Also, drivers may choose to operate the vehicle in "automatic" mode.
Are there any restrictions on who can do this experience?
Participants must be at least 18 years of age with a valid driver's license. Also, customers over 6'5" may have difficulty comfortably or safely driving these vehicles, which will be determined at your instructor's discretion.
Do I need any prior racing experience?
No experience is required.
Will I be in the car alone while I am driving?
No, you will be driving with a professional driving instructor in the passenger seat providing coaching and feedback.
Will I be following a pace car while on the track?
No, there will not be a pace car. However, other participants will be on the track.
Are snacks or refreshments available at the track?
Yes, snacks and refreshments are available for purchase at the merchandise trailer at the track.
What is the Driver's Release Fee?
Included in the cost of this experience is a $35 Driver Release Fee which provides that the driver will not be responsible for most damage to the car resulting from an incident at the track. Only in the event that a driver intentionally or negligently fails to follow the clear instructions of the in-car instructor which leads to an incident or crash will the driver be responsible for damage to a vehicle.