Stock Car Ride Along in Charlotte

From: $130   Region: Charlotte (View all 33 Charlotte experiences)

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Charlotte Motor Speedway; Concord, NC


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AM times are typically 9:00, 10:00 or 11:00.
PM times are typically 12:00, 1:00, 2:00 or 3:00.
*sometimes PM times can run as late as 9:00 PM

Ride next to a professional driver as the two of you race around the Charlotte Motor Speedway at speeds up to 180 mph in a 600 horsepower NASCAR style stock car.
  • Ride in a real, full size, race-ready NASCAR style stock car - the same type of car you see NASCAR professionals racing in on Sundays.
  • Race with a professional instructor and top speeds of 160 MPH!
  • To Actually Drive The Car Yourself, check out our Drive a Stock Car in Charlotte experience!

More detailed description >

It's time to strap on your helmet and buckle up for your high-speed adventure on a real NASCAR Speedway!

Your expert instructor will take you on the ride of your life as you hit real racing speeds up to 160 MPH in a 600 horse power Sprint Cup style stock car!

Key Info >

Essential Information:

Participants must be a minimum of 5'0'' and 100 lbs in order to participate, and a maximum of 6'5" and 275 lbs.

Participants must also be in good overall physical condition.

If under 18 years old, a parental consent form must be signed at the track.

We recommend you bring snacks and drinks to enjoy while you are at the track.

Some seating is provided, however, we recommend bringing lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators.

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

Maximum Participants:
1 per car

Yes. We encourage friends and family to join you, and don't forget a camera to capture your experience!

Weather Dependent:
If we have inclement weather and have to cancel, you can either reschedule 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 on the time of year as your clothing will be worn under a driving suit. Please wear closed toed 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 refunds 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.

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  1. What kind of cars will I be riding in?
    You will be riding in real, 600 horsepower Sprint Cup race cars, driven by all-time driving greats such as Jeff Gordon, Jimmy Johnson, Kevin Harvick, and Dale Jr.
  2. How long will this experience take?
    The total experience (including registration, safety orientation, complimentary on-track van ride for participants and spectators, and the ride along itself) typically takes no more than 2 hours. However, the exact length of your experience depends on how many other participants are scheduled for the Indy car ride along on your particular booked date and time.
  3. What is the age requirement?
    There is no age requirement. 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 a minimum of 5'0'' and 100 lbs in order to participate, a maximum of 6'5" and 275 lbs, and must also be in good overall physical condition. Participants will be required to climb through a 15'' x 30'' window, that sits 36'' off the ground (with minimal assistance).
  5. 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.
  6. What is the policy on rain?
    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.
  7. 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.

Customer Reviews:

  • Stock Car Ride Along

  • March 12, 2014

  • 4-half

  • Charlotte

"The ride along was fantastic and I would recommend it to all my friends"

  • Stock Car Ride Along

  • February 24, 2014

  • 5

  • Charlotte

" Just a great adventure that I will remember as a very fun event."

  • Stock Car Ride Along

  • September 19, 2013

  • 5

  • Charlotte

"This was an anniversary gift that absolutely topped the charts! Booking and pricing through Cloud 9 was entirely satisfactory and I can't wait to use this site to find more adventures for our future fun! Our stock car experience was smoooooth... The whole operation ran like a well oiled machine and we were in and out within an hour, even though there were a ton of people doing different things around the track and we were far from first in line. Really it was all quite impressive and I have raved about every aspect of our experience ever since."