LOCATION: Thompson, CT
From the moment you arrive at the fabled Thompson International Speedway, and are kitted out in your authentic racing gear, the anticipation of what lies ahead will send the butterflies dancing in your stomach. This is stock car racing on the edge, this is real high speed racing on a real NASCAR approved track in a highly tuned, race proven high speed dream machine.
Picture the moment as you slide behind the wheel, your adrenaline rising, your stomach flipping as your foot hits the gas and the mighty V8 engine fires into life. Suddenly it's Go! Go! Go! And you blast off the start line for 20 laps of adrenaline pumping, octane fueled sheer driving joy. This is real racing and you have the choice of following the lead car - if you can keep up with the instructor - or plowing your own path hugging the racing line and swooping to take him on the banked bend!
Experience motor racing as it should be with this once in a lifetime stock car driving experience.
Hear the V8 engine roar and get a real taste of what it is like to be a NASCAR 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 NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR Nationwide Series, or Dodge Weekly Racing Series.
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 stock car driving event takes place on pre-selected dates during the year however the 2016 dates have not yet been published.
While waiting for new dates to be announced, why not make someone's day with a gift certificate? Your gift recipient can choose their own date once the new schedule is available.
- Arrival at Thompson International Speedway
- 1 hour classroom instruction
- Get suited up into your racing gear
- Narrated van ride around the track to demonstrate the racing line
- 3 drill practice laps to get you and the car warmed up
- Actual Race laps
It was excellent!!. Wish it was longer. I will definitely do it again and the ride along.
28 November, 2012
I had the time of my life. Thanks for everything. Ray S.
17 June, 2012
very well run and very nice people it was a great experience. Thank you
17 June, 2012
So much fun, I'll be going back for sure!
28 April, 2012
The car was good and the instructors were excellent. I will do it again. 20 laps was the perfect amount of laps. 10 or 15 would be to few and I am not sure how many more I would have actually wanted to drive.
18 January, 2012