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50 Lap Stock Car Experience, Gateway Motorsports Park





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The ultimate stock car experience

Get ready for the ultimate stock car driving experience at Gateway Motorsports Park, a 1.5 mile exciting super speedway made famous for its unique high banking and turns. This is your chance to enjoy an incredible day track side at a legendary racing venue behind the wheel of a car that’s actually competed in the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

Immerse yourself in the thrilling, high octane world of the professional stock car driver and enjoy 50 searing laps in authentic racing conditions. From the pre-drive briefings, to the moment you strap in behind the wheel, you'll be fulfilling a lifetime's racing ambition. Armed with all the racing theory you need, it's time to find out if you've got what it takes to push yourself and your mean machine to the limits. Discover the unbridled joy of harnessing a car that's packing 500 horsepower under the hood as you hammer down the ultra fast straights of this legendary raceway.

With a whole host of real race scenarios to enjoy, from fast starts to even faster passing, this is the most intense stock car driving experience at Gateway Motorsports Park you can find!

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  • Full day of driving at Gateway Motorsports Park
  • 50 high speed laps driving 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.

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".

Stock car driving experiences can be booked at this location on the following dates:
June 20th & 21st
Sept 12th 7 13th


- 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

- 50 race laps with you in full control of the car

- Racing is divided into session with pit stops and briefings in between

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