Ride & Drive a Stock Car - Dover
Dover International Speedway, DE
- Meticulously prepared 600 HP Sprint Cup style stock cars
- Located at one of the greatest tracks in racing, the "Monster Mile"
- Racing suits and helmets included
- Combine the thrill of riding with a professional driver with the excitement of pushing your limits behind the wheel!
Can't decide whether you want to feel the rush of riding as a passenger with a professional driver pushing the limits of a 600 HP Sprint Cup style stock car, or if you want to get behind the wheel and experience the thrill of racing yourself?
You don't have to! With this experience, you get the best of both worlds.
Start out by riding as a passenger with a professional driver, exceeding speeds of 120 mph on one of racing's legendary tracks, Dover International Speedway. This 1 mile track has over 3420 feet of corners & only 1800 feet of straight away, earning it the name "The Monster Mile".
After you get your hear pumping with your Ride, get behind the wheel and fire up your engines as you unleash on the track for some heart pumping racing action.
You're in for the experience of a lifetime, so hang on tight!
Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a valid driver's license. All participants should be in good health and be able to enter & exit the race car through the vehicle's window. Participants with a waistline over 54" or height over 6'5" please call to discuss possible accommodations.
An automatic car is available for those unable to drive manual transmission.
Video: All cars have incredible "In-Car Video" cameras showcasing your driving skills. They include a professionally done intro before displaying your footage capturing your experience. Video packages are available for purchase directly from the experience supplier at the track. Prices are:
10 Lap option video: $63.50
20 Lap option video: $83.50
30 Lap option video: $93.50
Experience takes 3-5 hours total depending on package selected. Includes safety overview, instruction, van ride orientation around track, 4 Laps Ride Along, driving laps, and personal time.
1 passenger per vehicle
All your friends & relatives are invited to join the excitement, and at the start of the session everyone (including spectators) will be given a van ride around the track. And remember your cameras!
Like any outdoor venue, we will be there despite anyone's forecast of the weather. We will make every effort to conduct the session as scheduled and look forward to you being there. For the record, there are NO refunds given to no-shows. In the event a session is rained out, all participants scheduled, including no-shows, are returned to the unassigned pool with one year in which to reschedule their experience.
What to Wear:
We recommend you wear long pants & comfortable shoes (tie-up shoes, such as tennis. No loafers or sandals). If you have your own suit or helmet feel free to bring them as long as they're approved. Sun glasses are optional.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 3-4 weeks 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, cancellations and rebooking are allowed up to 14 days from the date you submitted your booking request. Rescheduling outside of the 14 days will incur a $50 fee. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel will result in the loss of the value of your Experience.
Do I have to know how to drive stickshift?
No, if you're a little rusty there is an automatic transmission car to accommodate you.
How fast can I go?
FAST! Participants can reach speeds of up to 120 MPH. You might be thinking anyone can run 120 MPH, but remember at the "Monster Mile" the track has over 3420 feet of corners and only 1800 feet of straight-away. So when you're hugging the wall on a curve at top speeds, the thrill and excitement is unbelievable.
What are the driver requirements?
To drive you must be 18 years old, possess a valid driver's license, and should be in good health and have enough physical ability to enter & exit a race car of your own accord.
What kind of car will I drive?
Real 600 horsepower, Sprint Cup style race cars.
What is the track like?
Dover International Speedway, nicknamed the "Monster Mile," is a 1 mile (1.6 km) race track located in Dover, Delaware. Dover is unique in many ways. It is exactly one mile long; technically this means that it is neither a superspeedway nor a short track. The speedway surface is concrete; most NASCAR track surfaces are asphalt. Dover is one of three concrete ovals used in NASCAR's three major series.
Distance: 1 mile, Shape: Oval, Banking: 24 degree turns, 9 degree straights
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"Helmets, were sreacked and nicked. The surface area would be used for advertising and logos. Brand the helmet. I had no idea of what the company name is till I returned home. A padded set backing would have been nice. The burshers are great however some of the text on the hand outs mailed to me was a Little militant. Soften up the wording of what your trying to say. Extra point should go to your driver from Bulgaria Tennessee he was very informitiive. To the man checking in the drivers to the car I'm still waiting for the foot race. Jk lol I would like to order the video of my ride. K Joe Hill"
"The race car driving experience was phenomenal. By far, the thrill of a lifetime. I am very happy with my experience. I didn't want it to end. Next time, I want to drive 20 laps!"
"What a great day!! The 4 ride along laps were outstanding!! I recommend that everyone participating in the driving experience absolutely do the ride along first. The crew (van drivers, race instructors and everyone else involved) were top notch! Can't wait to do it again!!"