Formula 2000 Racing

Pocono Raceway
New Jersey Motorsports Park

From: $595
Item #: DRI-NJE-0005

Suit up and strap in behind the wheel of a Formula 2000 race car! There are no speed limits and no oncoming traffic, just you and a race car that handles better than anything you have ever driven!

  • Founded by a Professional Formula One driver, this school has been teaching students for over 30 years
  • Fully certified as an Authorized Competition Licensing School by the Sports Car Club of America
  • Real Formula 2000 racecar, 0-60 MPH in 4.2 seconds
  • Buckle up and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime Formula 2000 Racing experience! 

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Suit up and strap in behind the wheel of a Formula 2000 race car! There are no speed limits and no oncoming traffic, just you and a race car that handles better than anything you have ever driven!

  • Founded by a Professional Formula One driver, this school has been teaching students for over 30 years
  • Fully certified as an Authorized Competition Licensing School by the Sports Car Club of America
  • Real Formula 2000 racecar, 0-60 MPH in 4.2 seconds
  • Buckle up and enjoy this once-in-a-lifetime Formula 2000 Racing experience! 
Location
Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, PA
New Jersey Motorsports Park - Millville, NJ
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AM Half Day Program - 8:00 to 1:00
PM Half Day Program - 12:30 to 5:30
Full Day Program - 8:30 to 5:30

*Schedule is subject to change

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

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    Suit up and strap in behind the wheel of a Formula 2000 race car! There is no speed limit and no oncoming traffic, just you and a racecar that handles better than anything you have ever driven!

    Your day starts with an introductory classroom session teaching you what it takes to control a Formula 2000 racecar so that you can hit speeds of up to 130 MPH! Next, you'll watch a live demonstration and move on to complete a practice run in a Volvo Sedan.

    Lastly, you'll get suited up in the same attire worn by the pros and fitted for a full-face helmet, then it's off to the races!

    Racing Options
    Half Day Program: Two 20 minute racing sessions or 30 Laps of racing
    Full Day Program: Four 20 minute racing sessions or 60 Laps of racing

    Racing Locations
    Pocono International Raceway: Pocono International Raceway offers 3 different interior road courses. All 3 courses are used, but only one for each program date. The North Road Course is a 1.5-mile course including 9 turns and 2 straights, the longest being approximately 1,700 feet. The South Road Course is a 1-mile course featuring 10 turns, including a hairpin, and 3 short straights. The East Road Course is a 1.4-mile with 13 turns, including a hairpin and 4 straights, the longest being approximately 1,545 feet

    New Jersey Motorsports Park: New Jersey Motorsports Park is one of the most unique and dynamic motorsports parks in the country. This world-class complex includes the signature Thunderbolt Raceway as well as the Lightning Raceway. Both courses are used, but only one for each program date. The Thunderbolt Raceway features 2.25 miles of asphalt, 12 challenging turns, and a 0.5-mile straightaway. The Lightning Raceway is a 1.9-mile circuit in the northern section of the park. This 10 corner circuit is fast and challenging featuring some of the most interesting and dramatic corners and elevation changes in the park.

    Essential Information
    • Must be able to operate a manual transmission
    • Participants must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver's license
    • Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present to sign a release waiver
    • Maximum height is 6'6" and maximum weight is 300 pounds
    • Driving suit and helmet are included
    • Feel free to bring drinks and snacks
    • It is recommended to bring lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators; seating is limited
    Duration
    Half day programs are 5 hours and full day programs are approximately 9.5 hours.
    Experience Provider Info
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    Maximum Participants
    Up to 18 per session
    Spectators
    Friends and family are encouraged to come and watch! It is recommended for all spectators to bring drinks and snacks to enjoy while at the track as well as lawn chairs for seating.
    Weather Dependent
    This experience runs rain or shine. If a program is cancelled due to inclement weather, only students present will receive a credit to take the course again. If you do not show up for your program and it is cancelled due to weather, no refund or credit will be given.
    What To Wear
    Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions. Thin walking shoes are recommended; closed-toe shoes are required. A driving suit and helmet will be provided.
    Booking Information
    For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 30 days in advance.
    Cancellation Policy

    Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation all bookings are final, however, rescheduling is allowed up to 21 days prior to the scheduled date for a $25.00 fee. If no date is chosen, your tuition will be put on account for one (1) year less the $25.00 fee. If you reschedule your program 20 days to 8 days prior to the scheduled date, 50% of your tuition will be charged to schedule a new date. If no date is chosen, your tuition will be put on account for one (1) year less the 50% fee. Once you are within 7 days prior to the scheduled date you will not be able to reschedule anymore, you forfeit the entire tuition and no refunds or credits will be given. We cannot be held responsible for business conflicts, medical emergencies, canceled flights, etc. no exceptions will be made. All cancellation & rescheduling fees must be paid upon rescheduling a new date. Unused tuition held on account for more than one (1) year from the original program date will be forfeited and no refunds or credits will be given.

    What is the age requirement?
    Participants must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver's license. If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must be present to sign a release waiver.
    What if there is inclement weather?
    All programs run rain or shine. If a program is cancelled due to inclement weather, only students present will receive a credit to take the course again. If you do not show up for your program and it is cancelled due to weather, no refund or credit will be given.
    Can I bring family and friends?
    We encourage you to bring family and friends to watch and take pictures.All guests and students must sign in upon arrival.
    Do you offer photography or video of my experience?
    Yes, in-car video is available and provides a unique opportunity to capture your experience on DVD that you can take with you upon the completion of your program. A professional photographer is also on hand to take pictures of your experience for a small fee.
    Will I need insurance for the program in case there is damage to the car?
    No, students are not held liable for damage in this program.
    What is the difference between the half day and full day package?
    You'll have more classroom and track time during a full day. During a full day you'll drive four 20-minute sessions, which is approximately 60 laps. During a half day you'll drive two 20-minute sessions, which is approximately 30 laps.
    Do I need to know how to drive a stick?
    Yes, to drive you are required to have experience in operating a manual transmission.
    This experience has a customer rating of 5
    based on 15 reviews.
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    Had a GREAT time! The staff was very professional and helpful. All the equipment was in great shape and the car ran really well. Got bit by the racing bug, and will being going back for more.
    Response from Cloud 9 Living
    Hello Elio,  We have the racing bug too! Especially when it comes to Formula 2000 Racing. So happy to hear that you had a great time, hopefully we'll see you back soon!
    What an amazing experience!! The members of the staff were extremely good, very helpful and super friendly. I highly recommend it. I'm probably going to do the 3-day school at some point.
    I participated in a half-day session at the Formula 2000 Racing program at Pocono Raceway, and I had a blast. The cars are quick enough but not too powerful to get you into trouble. The grip is good but I did end up spinning twice on a camber to off-camber turn transition. The banked oval back "straight" allowed us to really open up the cars in 4th gear. Transmissions aren't that difficult to get used to, as long as you've been driving manual trans for a while and heel-toeing. Staff/Instructors were very friendly and knowledgeable and really let everyone go as fast as their comfort level. I've had experience in open-cockpit, open-wheeled vehicles before (not go karts) and have been following many racing series for a while now. So my learning curve was probably quicker than most. My only gripe was the large amount of people that drove rather slow. In both 20 minute sessions, I maybe got in 3 clean laps each heat. But the half-day course really is a beginner's course, so I can't complain that much. Those working the track tried as much as they could to get the faster drivers out in front to have clean laps. Overall, I had a great time and experience. Cloud 9 Living was pretty seamless in their booking process and getting me all the required information quickly and clearly. Would definitely use them again in the future.
    Yes! Way too much fun.
    I already have recommended you to 2 friends!
    It's beyond reword show to express how great the people from Bertil Roos are. One of the best experience of my life.
    I recieved a 1/2 day Formula 2000 experience as a gift from my wife. I just want to say that this was awesome!!!!!!! The instructors were very knowledgable and friendly! Driving the car was a thrill i will never forget!
    The experience was extremely exhilirating and enjoyable. Only wish it could have been longer and maybe a time to go out on track without others around. It was a gift from my wife for my birthday and it was the best gift ever. Saving up to do the 2 or 3 day course. Thanks to all of you!!!
    This was a great experience. The only negative was the fact that If you ever wanted to do it again you have to go through the long classes again. I feel as though it is a lot Of money to spend for almost all class and only two 20 minute sessions to actually drive the Indy car. I feel as though if you wanted to do it again it should be a brush up course and you get to actually drive they Indy car more.
    Overall experience was great. Driving formula was was awesome. Stuff was friendly. One thing, that need to be improved asap is place of Bertil Roos school. Place was too old, bathroom barely working, extremely old, smelly.
    I love this site it gives me the opportunity to find the best ways for me to search the outlets that I love to do, like car racing
    This was a fantastic experience. I'm looking forward to doing it again!
    It was a wonderful lifetime experience!
    Now I have a real respect for the Pro racers. What a great time; just you, the car and the track. The staff and equipment were great! Could not have asked for more. I will be back!!
    A great half day of instruction and driving. Well organized. Friendly people. Nice venue, including surrounding area.

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