Get a taste of the high speed world of the pro NASCAR stock car racing driver with 10 red hot racing laps at Gateway Motorsports Park. This is your once in a lifetime opportunity to learn the tricks of the trade from professional drivers before putting your skills to the test around a super slick, 1.5 mile oval speedway that’s a firm favorite with the pros of NASCAR.
From the moment you arrive and are fitted out in your authentic racing suit, boots and helmet, you’ll be living the NASCAR dream. Start with a pre-race briefing and listen intently as you learn all there is to know about how to tame the track and get the most from your high performance stock car. Then it's time to slide behind the wheel of your highly tuned thoroughbred and find out what’s it’s like to control a car that’s actually competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
Floor the pedal to the metal and get set for the fastest ride of your life as you drive this mighty beast to the limit over 10 sizzling hot laps. Stock car driving experiences do not get any better than this!
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.
Race cars do not have doors. All drivers must have the ability to climb through a 15" high by 28" wide window that sits 35" from the ground. Must be atleast 5' tall and maximum heigh 6'4". Waist and chest can be no bigger than 52".
- 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
- 12 race laps with you in full control of the car
- Racing is divided into session with pit stops and briefings in between