Race a Ferrari

From: $299   

Location(s):

Auto Club Speedway Exotics Road Course - Fontana, CA

Availability:

Year-Round:
Most Saturdays & Select Sundays
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Everyone dreams of driving a Ferrari. Now make your dreams come true and race one!
  • Start your day with a classroom session going over racing techniques, safety and track dynamics
  • Get behind the wheel of a vehicle that defines the term "Supercar" - the Ferrari
  • Hit speeds in excess of 100 MPH as you charge the 1.2 mile configuration of the Auto Club Speedway's Exotics Road Course, complete with 8 turns and a 1600 foot straightaway
  • Professional instructor will provide you helpful racing tips and techniques
  • Buckle up and get ready for the driving experience of a lifetime!
  • To drive 5 different cars, check out the Ultimate Exotic Car Racing experience!


More detailed description >

Description:
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. You will also learn how to find the optimum racing lines on the course.

Next, you'll be taken on 2 discovery laps riding as a passenger in a Porsche Cayenne with a racing instructor at the wheel showing you how to optimize your laps on the track.

Then you'll get behind the wheel of your Ferrari and unleash on the Auto Club Speedway Exotics Road Course.

Auto Club Speedway Exotics Road Course: The Exotics Road Course is located at the Auto Club Speedway, a track where on any given weekend you may find many of the world's fastest drivers. This 1.2 mile course is fast, fun, and exciting! With 8 turns and a 1,600-foot high speed straightaway, this is the perfect track to experience the acceleration and maximum G forces of a Ferrari.

Ferrari F430 F1: Push the limits of a 490 horsepower V8 Ferrari F430 F1 that goes 0-60 mph in 3.9 seconds.

Ferrari 458 Italia: Race Ferrari's newest and hottest sports car, the 570 horsepower 458 Italia is powered by a high revving 4.5L V8 and can go 0-60 mph in 3.3 seconds.

Ferrari / Lamborghini Combo packages: For those of you who want it all, select one of our Ferrari & Lamborghini combo packages and drive both the Ferrari F430 F1 and the Lamborghini Gallardo LP550. This is the ultimate driving experience giving you the chance to race two of the most legendary vehicles ever made.

Get ready for the ultimate racing experience that you'll never forget!



Key Info >

Essential Information:

  • Helmets will be provided
  • Participants must be 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license
  • Insurance is included in the cost of the experience
  • Participants will be required to sign a liability waiver upon arrival at the track
  • All vehicles are equipped with on-board video systems to capture your driving experience, which can be purchased at the track for $79

Duration:
Experience lasts approximately 2-3 hours.

Maximum Participants:
1 per car.

Spectators:
We encourage you to bring family and friends to share the experience! Don't forget to bring a camera!

Weather Dependent:
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 us to cancel the session, your experience provider will reschedule your experience with you.

What to Wear:
Comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes, tennis shoes are recommended.

Booking Information:
For this experience, we recommend booking at least 15 days in advance.

Cancellation Policy:
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, no exchanges are allowed. However, you may reschedule your experience up to 15 days prior to your booked date.

Experience ID:
DRI-OCN-0011



View FAQ's >

  1. What are the requirements to drive?
    Drivers must have a valid driver's license and be at least 18 years old.
  2. Do I need to know how to drive a manual transmission?
    No, the vehicles are all paddle shift.
  3. Is there a height or weight restriction?
    Yes, please contact us if the participant weighs over 260 pounds or is taller than 6'3". We will advise you on what car to choose.
  4. Is an international driver's license acceptable?
    Yes, a valid driver's license issued by a government agency is acceptable.
  5. What can I expect when I get to the track?
    Prior to driving on the track, all drivers will attend a detailed technical instruction in a classroom environment. Afterwards all drivers will go on two discovery laps in an SUV driven by a lead driving instructor. The participants are then introduced to their personal driving instructors who sit in the passenger seat during the driving experience. The instructor ensures the drivers take full advantage of these powerful exotic vehicles while operating in a safe environment. After the experience, participants will receive a graduate certificate.
  6. What is the technical briefing cover?
    No matter what level of driving experience you have, it is required that you attend the technical briefing. In this briefing the professional instructors communicate their coaching style, as well as the mandatory driving and racing tips to use the sport cars safely. These tips include proper driving position, steering technique, car particularities-power-gearbox specifics, mass transfers, proper racing lines, and breaking and acceleration with powerful cars
  7. Do I need any previous racing experience?
    Absolutely not! This driving experience is open to anyone! No matter what your skills are behind the wheel, you can choose to go for a 5, 10 or even a 30 lap experience! You will of course follow the technical briefings and participate in a discovery lap with an instructor before you drive. You will also be accompanied by a professional driving instructor while you're on the track to help ensure that you take full advantage of the car.
  8. I am a professional race car driver, can I drive alone?
    No, but we will make the professional driving instructors aware of that fact so they give you more flexibility on the track.
  9. How long should I plan for the whole experience?
    Plan to be at the track for a minimum of 2 hours. Plan for half a day if you are driving for more than 15 laps.
  10. Can I use my own camera to record inside the car?
    Due to the racing school's company and insurance policies they do not allow any video equipment in the cars. They do offer an on-board video of your driving experience that you can purchase for $79 prior to your drive.
  11. What happens if it rains?
    Generally this experience will run rain or shine. The vehicles are equipped with safety systems to handle driving in any condition. In the event that extreme weather conditions force a cancellation of your experience, you will reschedule directly with your experience provider.
  12. Can I come with friends and family?
    Yes, we encourage you to bring family and friends to share the experience! Your friends and family will be able to access the track (within secured areas), take videos and pictures with panoramic views. They may also accompany the participant on their discovery laps. The cost is $20 per guest, payable to the experience provider on the day of the experience. Children are allowed, however, it is not recommended to bring children younger than 24 months for obvious reasons of noise and security. Pets are not allowed on the tracks for security reasons unless that pet proves to provide health and/or physical aide.

Customer Reviews:

  • Race a Ferrari

  • May 10, 2016

  • 5

  • Orange County

"Everyone was extremely helpful and polite. I absolutely loved the drive!!! I grew up in Indianapolis, IN and have always wanted to drive the race track. I am 81 years old and have 6 to 8 months to live. This was a Mother's Day gift from my family and it was fantastic!!!"

  • Race a Ferrari

  • December 15, 2014

  • 5

  • Orange County

"My experience was awesome and thrilling!! From the check-in process to the drivers briefing. My driving instructor was very knowledgeable and helped me get the most out of the experience. I don't remember his name but he said I could refer to him as "the Brazilian guy." Top-notch instructor. Thanks a million, guys!!!"

  • Race a Ferrari

  • September 29, 2014

  • 4

  • Orange County

"Exotics Racing is a great experience. Driving the cars was much better than expected. Depending on the instructor, you really get to drive the car fast and really enjoy racing. I have and will continue to recommend this experience to others."