Indy Car Ride Along

Kentucky Speedway

From: $99
Item #: DRI-CLE-0004

Experience real-life racing thrills by riding in the back seat as a passenger with a professional racing instructor in a full size, open wheel, Indy-style race car on the Kentucky Speedway!

  • School started by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
  • Ride with a professional instructor at top speeds around one of the nation’s premier speedways
  • Indy-style race cars are similar to the ones Mario Andretti raced in his amazing racing career
  • Feel the speed in this once in a lifetime Indy car ride along adventure! 

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Experience real-life racing thrills by riding in the back seat as a passenger with a professional racing instructor in a full size, open wheel, Indy-style race car on the Kentucky Speedway!

  • School started by the legendary Mario Andretti, the greatest race car driver of all time
  • Ride with a professional instructor at top speeds around one of the nation’s premier speedways
  • Indy-style race cars are similar to the ones Mario Andretti raced in his amazing racing career
  • Feel the speed in this once in a lifetime Indy car ride along adventure! 
Location
Kentucky Speedway - Sparta, KY
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Friday - June 7, 2019
Friday - August 30, 2019
Saturday - August 31, 2019

*Schedule is subject to change

Booking Information
For this experience, it is recommended to book at least 30 days in advance.

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    Prepare to climb aboard and take a ride in a 2 seat, Indy-style race car for the ride-along experience of your life! 

    Sit back and hold on tight as you ride with a professional racing instructor at top speeds around one of the nation’s premier speedways. 

    Like Mario Andretti, the racing legend who started this experience, you'll be going full throttle with g-forces guaranteed to take your breath away!

    Kentucky Speedway
    Kentucky Speedway showcases the best in Indycar racing on its 1.5-mile, asphalt, tri-oval. The track has 14-degree banking in the turns, a 1,600-foot backstretch that is 57-feet wide and includes a 12-foot apron. It's sure to give you the thrill of a lifetime!

    Essential Information
    • Available June 7th and August 30th, 2019 only
    • Must be between 5'0" - 6'4" tall, weigh between 100 - 250 pounds and be in good overall physical condition
    • Participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must sign a consent form
    • Feel free to bring drinks and snacks
    Duration
    Varies depending on option selected, expect to be at the track approximately 2 - 3 hours.
    Experience Provider Info
    Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
    Maximum Participants
    1 participant per car.
    Spectators
    We encourage friends and family to join you, and they may bring a camera to capture your experience! Limited seating is provided, so we recommend bringing lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience is weather dependent, however the experience may still run in rain. Always contact the experience provider prior to your booked date if you have any questions regarding weather conditions. In the event of a cancellation due to weather, you will be given the opportunity to reschedule or to receive a gift card that can be redeemed for a ride at a later date. No refunds will be given for weather cancellations.
    What To Wear
    Comfortable, casual clothing depending on the time of year. Closed-toe shoes are required (tennis shoes are recommended). Sandals, flip-flops, and heels are not permitted.
    Booking Information
    For this experience, it is recommended to book 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 are the age requirements?
    There are no age requirements, however all participants must be at least 5'0'' and 100 pounds. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, who must sign a waiver.
    Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?
    Participants must be in good overall physical condition and at least 5' and 100 pounds in order to participate. Due to the restraints of the Indy car, participants may not exceed 6'4" and 250 pounds. All participants will be required to climb into the vehicle's cockpit with minimal assistance, which sits about 24'' off the ground.
    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.
    What kind of race cars are used?
    The cars used are 600 horsepower, open-wheel Indy race cars.  For the ride along experience, participants sit in the back cockpit seat of the vehicle.
    What is the policy on rain-outs?
    If your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, the racing school will contact you and either immediately reschedule you for another available date, or issue you a gift card that you can use at a later date. A refund will not be issued due to rain-outs.
    Can I bring my own helmet?
    The racing school will provide you with a helmet, however, if you have your own helmet you are welcome to bring it for possible use. It will be subject to inspection and approval for use by the Track Operator.
    This experience has a customer rating of 5
    based on 3 reviews.
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    Great time! I highly recommend the ride along to anyone! If you are a thrill seeker this is the experience for you!
    This was amazing, but next time I want to DRIVE!!!

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