Indy Car Ride Along

From: $149   Region: Santa Barbara (View all 40 Santa Barbara experiences)

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Location(s):

Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA.

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Experience pure heart-pounding speed with a Ride Along in the passenger seat of a full sized, 600 horsepower, 2 seat, Indy-style race car.
  • School started by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
  • Full size, 600 horsepower Indy style race cars
  • Racing suit and helmet included
  • Ride with a professional instructor and hit top speeds of 170 mph!
  • To actually drive the car yourself, click here!


More detailed description >

Description:
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 170 mph!

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.



Key Info >

Essential Information:

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.

Duration:
3 or 6 lap packages; time at the track is approximately 2 - 3 hours

Maximum Participants:
1 per car

Spectators:
Yes, we encourage you to bring friends and family to share in the experience, and don't forget to bring a camera!

Weather Dependent:
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.

Booking Information:
For this experience we recommend booking at least 30 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 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.

Experience ID:
DRI-SBA-0011



View FAQ's >

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?
    Participants must be in good overall physical condition and at least 5' and 100 lbs in order to participate. Due to the restraints of the Indy car, participants may not exceed 6'4" and 240 lbs. All participants will be required to climb into the vehicle's cockpit with minimal assistance, which sits about 24'' off the ground.
  5. 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.
  6. 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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Customer Reviews:

  • Indy Car Ride Along - Fontana

  • May 28, 2011

  • 5

  • Santa Barbara

"This was amazing, but next time I want to DRIVE!!!"

  • Indy Car Ride Along - Fontana

  • May 26, 2011

  • 4-half

  • Santa Barbara

"The Indy Car Champ Ride was a gift from my family. They know I like adventure and speed...this fit the bill. The ride was smooth and fast. You really feel the power of the vehicle and the "G-force" at speed on the banked track."