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GrandSport Speedway - Hitchcock, TX
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Friday - March 23, 2018
Saturday - March 24, 2018
Saturday - November 17, 2018
Sunday - November 18, 208
AM times are typically 8:00 to 10:30
PM times are typically 12:00 to 3:30
*Schedule is subject to change
Dreaming of charging the straightaways and hugging the curves of a world-class race course in one of the fastest supercars in existence? This Race an Audi R8 experience is your chance to make dreams come true!
The 2016 Audi R8 is every bit as powerful as it is stylish. Combining the best of German engineering with the flair of Italian supercars, this Audi R8 is the most aggressive version of the R8 yet! With a powerful 5.2L V10 engine, this supercar packs an impressive 540 Horsepower punch and reaches top speeds of 200+ MPH. Find out what it feels like to go from 0-60 MPH in just 3.2 seconds with this Race an Audi R8 experience!
Your day at the track will start with an approximately 20-30 minute classroom session where your professional instructor will go over racing tips, proper driving position, steering techniques, braking, and acceleration with powerful vehicles like the R8, and how to find the optimum racing lines on the course. Once complete, you'll be sent down to the pit to be fitted for your helmet and to prepare yourself for the thrill of a lifetime!
Finally, you will take the driver's seat and have the opportunity to unleash on the course for 3, heart-pumping laps. Your instructor will be in the passenger seat the entire time, giving you real-time feedback and pointers on how to get the most out of a world-class road course!
The Road Course at MSR Houston is just 40 minutes south of Houston in Angleton. The motorsports park in which it's located opened in 2005 and since then has become the premier road course facility in Texas. The road course boasts 1.35 miles of road with a balance of low, medium, and high speed corners. Safety is extremely important at MSR Houston and the track is 40 feet wide with paved run-off areas in all critical breaking and exit zones. It's the perfect location to test your limits!
GrandSport Speedway is just 45 minutes from downtown Houston in Hitchcock. It's been a true staple in Houston's motorsports history as it's been around since the 1960's. It started as a private testing facility for Mecom Racing and has grown into the GrandSport Speedway we know today. The 1.4-mile road course boasts 10 turns and a 1,000-foot straightaway giving you the opportunity to reach speeds over 100 MPH before hitting the brakes for turn one. Test your need for speed and put the pedal to the metal on this iconic track!
Want a little extra fun? Add on an EVO Mitsubishi Thrill Ride and have a professional driver whip you around the track 3 times! He'll also share a little insider info to help you when it's your turn to drive!
Prepare yourself for the ultimate racing experience and a day you will never forget!
What To Wear
Drivers must be at least 18 years old and have a valid driver's license.
*The Audi R8 is not recommended for drivers exceeding 6'5" due to limited cabin space.
No! All vehicles are equipped with a no-clutch, paddle shift on the wheel which you will be taught to use.
In general, all participants must not exceed 6'8" and weigh more than 350 pounds. However, the Audi R8 is not recommended for drivers over 6'5" due to limited cabin space. Please contact the experience provider directly with any concerns about fitting. They may recommend you reserve a different vehicle.
There are multiple photo/video options available for purchase on the day of your experience. Photo packages start at $29 and are available in a printed sleeve or digitally. Video packages start at $49 and are provided on a USB flash drive.
The minimum $39 insurance policy is included. The policy includes $20,000 coverage with a $5,000 deductible. You are welcome to upgrade your insurance policy on the day of your experience to one of the below packages.
-$69 policy includes $85,000 coverage with a $3,000 deductible
-$149 policy includes $150,000 coverage with a $2,000 deductible
Nope - This experience is meant to give the average car-lover an opportunity to race their dream car! You will have a 25-30 minute classroom session prior to driving during which your professional instructors will go over safety information, details about your car and the track, and any other questions you might have!
The maximum speeds reached on the track are determined by your comfort and skill level as well as the track length and configuration. Trust us, you'll not only get your need for speed, but you'll also get to experience the finesse of this renowned supercar!