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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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The Richard Petty Driving Experience is located at the Walt Disney World Speedway, a 1 mile (1.6 kilometre) speedway circuit, and former Indy 200, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, USAC Formula Ford 2000 and USAC Silver Crown Series venue. The driving experience lets you take to this high speed circuit in high end, exotic super cars, with a new 'exotic course' created at the track. 

The Exotic Driving Experience offers you the change to drive cars such as the Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4, Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, Ferrari 458 Italia, Audi R8 and the Porsche 997 S.

There a number of different experience packages offered. You can either take to the track in a super car, or have a professional driver take the wheel and drive you around at top speeds!

Richard Petty Driving Experience Programs

Ride-Along

Let a professional driver take you out in a two seater stock car, reaching speeds of 145 mph. Offered daily from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, guests must be at least 14 years old. Guests aged 14-17 must have a parental consent form signed.

Rookie Experience

A 3 hour long experience where you get to drive a race car for 8 laps around the high speed oval track, with a classroom instruction, safety instruction and track orientation talk. Guests must be 18 years or over and hold a full, valid driver's license. This experience is offered on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 am and 1:00 pm - reservations are required.

King's Experience

Take to the track twice, in an 8 lap session followed by a 10 lap session, with a classroom instruction, safety instruction and track orientation talk. Guests must be 18 years or over and hold a full, valid driver's license. This experience is offered on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 am and 1:00 pm - reservations are required.

Experience of a Lifetime

Complete 30 laps around the high speed speedway circuit in three 10-lap sessions. As with the Rookie Experience and King's Experience, you'll be given a full classroom briefing followed by safety instructions and a track orientation talk before taking to the circuit with the goal of improving your lap times in each circuit. Guests must be 18 years or over and hold a full, valid driver's license. This experience is offered on Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at 8:00 am and 1:00 pm - reservations are required.

Track Location

The track is located just behind the Magic Kingdom parking lot and is accessed via the Magic Kingdom gates. When visiting, approach the toll booths and inform the attendant that you are going to the Driving Experience and they will let you through without having to pay for Magic Kingdom parking. You then follow the signs, left towards the track.

Additional Information and Bookings

The track is in an open-air location, as such it gets very hot. The loud engine noises may put some people off. Driving equipment is provided as part of your experience, however you must wear sensible close-toe shoes. If the weather is poor, the circuit closes so it is advised that you book your experience early in your vacation so that it can be rearranged should the track be closed.

Bookings can be made by calling 1-800-BE-PETTY. You can call 1-855-822-0149 toll-free for general information on the experience.

Tickets can also be booked online y clicking the image to the right.

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