Get in gear for the ultimate challenge at Gateway Motorsports Park as you enjoy 10 searing laps behind the wheel of a real racing machine that’s competed in the NASCAR Nextel Cup. This is your chance to push the pedal to the metal on a legendary super speedway that’s become a firm favorite with the heroes of NASCAR due to its exciting banking and turns.
Your day begins with an informative driver training briefing where you’ll learn the tricks of the trade from seasoned veterans of the track. You’ll discover how to get the most from your vehicle and have the chance to ask those questions you’ve always wanted to ask.
Next up, it's time to pull on your racing suit and come face to face with your dream drive.
Feel your adrenalin rise as you roar off the starting grid in a heartbeat and the outside world becomes a blur. You'll need to harness all your reflexes and raw driving skills to master 500 horse power and find that perfect racing line.
Have you got what it takes to reach the checkered flag in a real race primed stock car? Slide behind the wheel and find out what you're made of!
10 high speed laps at Gateway Motorsports Park
You drive a 500+ horsepower stock car
Cars previously used in the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Race against classmates with passing allowed
No experience required
Hear the V8 engine roar as you power around Gateway Motorsports Park and get a taste of what it is like to be a pro racing driver. Feel the excitement of sitting behind the wheel and passing the other drivers on the track. All cars are actual race cars previously used in the NASCAR Nextel Cup, including the Chevrolet Monte Carlos, Pontiac Grand Prix, Ford Taurus and Dodge Charger.
Newly re-opened for the 2012 season, Gateway Motorsports Park is a 1.25 mile oval track that’s a firm favorite with the drivers who race there, thanks to its unique shape and different degrees of banking in each corner. Turns 1 and 2 have characteristics similar to New Hampshire Motor Speedway while Turns 3 and 4 are similar to Phoenix International Raceway and the track’s egg shape mimics the legendary Darlington Raceway.
Drivers must be aged 18 years and over and have a valid driver's licence. All racing suits, helmets and safety equipment are provided.
This experience takes place on the following dates during 2013:
14, 15, 16
16, 17, 18
- Registration on arrival
- Classroom instruction covering the car and racing techniques
- Get suited up into your racing gear
- Narrated van ride around the track to show you the racing line
- Practice laps to get you and the car warmed up
- 10 race laps with you in full control of the car
- Racing is divided into session with pit stops and briefings in between