Drive an Indy Car

Atlanta Motor Speedway

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Item #: DRI-ATL-0010

Get behind the wheel and experience the thrill of driving a full size, open wheel, Indy-style race car on the Atlanta Motor Speedway during this Drive an Indy Car adventure! 

  • School started by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
  • Indy-style race cars are similar to the ones Mario Andretti raced in his amazing racing career
  • Passing is allowed and no lead car to follow as you drive by yourself for the timed racing session
  • Get in car 2-way radio communication with your personal racing instructor coaching you every lap
  • Receive a full-color graduate certificate printed with your top speed!

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Get behind the wheel and experience the thrill of driving a full size, open wheel, Indy-style race car on the Atlanta Motor Speedway during this Drive an Indy Car adventure! 

  • School started by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
  • Indy-style race cars are similar to the ones Mario Andretti raced in his amazing racing career
  • Passing is allowed and no lead car to follow as you drive by yourself for the timed racing session
  • Get in car 2-way radio communication with your personal racing instructor coaching you every lap
  • Receive a full-color graduate certificate printed with your top speed!
Location
Atlanta Motor Speedway - Hampton, GA
Availability:

Select Dates Only:
Friday -  March 8, 2019
Friday - April 12, 2019
Friday - October 18, 2019

*Schedule is subject to change

 

 

Booking Information
For this experience, we recommend booking at least 30 days in advance.

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    Following the drivers meeting and safety training with your Crew Chief, you'll get behind the wheel and drive a full-sized, Indy-style race car for a timed session on the same super speedways the pros races on.

    You can truly push your limits during this once-in-a-lifetime driving experience. There will be no lead cars or no pace car to hold you back, and passing is allowed! These conditions make for an authentic Indy Car experience.

    You'll get one-on-one feedback and instruction from your personal racing instructor through an exclusive Racing Electronics in-car radio communications system.

    Upon completion, you'll receive a full-color Graduate Certificate printed with your top speed!

    Add a Ride Along
    Select one of our options that includes a 3 Lap Ride Along and let a professional driver show you the full potential of these amazing Indy-style race cars, as he takes you on the ride of your life! The perfect addition for any Driving package!

    Atlanta Motor Speedway
    Since its reconfiguration in 1997, the Atlanta Motor Speedway has been considered one of the fastest tracks on the circuit. With a length of 1.54 miles, this quad-oval track is the former host to the IZOD IndyCar series. With its 24-degree turns and 5-degree straights, this speedway provides the perfect challenge for any racing enthusiast!

    Essential Information
    • Available March 8th, April 12th, and October 18th, 2019 only
    • Participants must be between 5' - 6'4" tall, weigh between 100 - 250 pounds and be in good overall physical condition
    • A valid drivers license is required
    • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must give written consent
    • Participants do not need to know how to drive manual transmission (stick shift)
    • Pricing includes a $39 drivers fee that covers accidental insurance coverage, racing license, earbuds, and releases you from liability for any vehicle damage
    • Feel free to bring drinks and snacks to enjoy while at the track
    • Some seating is provided, however, it's recommended to bring lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators
    Duration
    Please plan to be at the track for approximately 3 hours.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    1 participant per car.
    Spectators
    We encourage you to bring friends and family to share in the experience.
    Weather Dependent
    If there is inclement weather on your day of the experience and the experience provider has to cancel, the 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 on the time of year as your clothing will be worn under a driving suit. Wear closed-toe shoes, tennis shoes are recommended.
    Booking Information
    For this experience, we recommend booking at least 30 days in advance.
    Cancellation Policy
    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.
    What is the age requirement?
    All participants must possess a valid driver's license. Any participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must give written consent at the track.
    Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?
    Participants must be a minimum of 5'0'' and 100 pounds in order to participate, a maximum of 6'4" and 250 pounds, and must also be in good overall physical condition. Participants will be required to climb into the vehicle's cockpit with minimal assistance which sits about 24'' off the ground.
    Do I have to know how to drive stick shift?

    No, you don't have to know how to drive a stick shift. 

    How will the program be structured?
    Following a one-hour pre-drive orientation/training session with the driving school's Crew Chief and professional instructors, you'll drive a real Indy-style race car on a Super Speedway for a timed session. Total drive-time will depend on the lap-length program purchased. For this experience, there is no lead car utilized and and no instructor in the car with you! You will have constant, 2-way communication with a professional racing instructor through a state-of-the-art, in-car racing electronics radio system. Upon completion, you'll receive a full-color, Graduate Certificate with your top speed proudly displayed on it.
    What happens if I wreck a car?

    The price includes a $39 fee for racing license and liability insurance. This releases you from all vehicle damage.

    Is passing allowed?
    Yes. If you come up on a slower race car, track personnel will assist you around the slower portion(s) of the group, using techniques and instructions covered in your pre-drive orientation session.
    Can I choose my own racecar?
    No. Unfortunately, the driving school cannot guarantee which exact cars will be at the track on a given date, nor can they promise the specific car a participant will be assigned to for his/her drive. Each participant is assigned to a car with careful consideration, based on individual height and weight.
    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.
    This experience has a customer rating of 5
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    Driving at 177 miles an hour around a super-speedway - the whole thing was surreal and phenomenal. This was a once in a lifetime experience and it was as good as I could have possibly dreamed. Many, many thanks to my family for this unbelievable gift!

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