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Chicago Driving Days

Chicago Driving Days

Drive them wild with a selection of Chicago driving experiences from exotic car racing to stock car driving. At Great American Days, our driving experiences provide memories to last a lifetime and put you behind the wheel of cars the whole world wants to drive. Exotic cars like Ferrari and Lamborghini are yours to discover with a selection of Chicago experience gifts that include indy car driving, stock car racing and more!

Exotic Car Drive, Chicago

$149

LOCATION: Chicago, IL

AVG RATING: N/A

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Chicago's hottest new exotic car experience

Slide behind the wheel of one of the world’s most lusted after exotic cars and race around a tight and twisting autocross course. This is Chicago's most exciting new exotic car experience, and it showcases your choice of two incredible dream rides. Pick between the Ferrari F430 and the Lamborghini Gallardo and get set to push the limits of your driving abilities.

Combining jaw dropping good looks, logic-defying handling and unbelievable acceleration, the Ferrari F430 is the epitome of Italian engineering and style. When this car was launched, it didn’t just raise the bar, it kicked it over. Here’s your chance to experience a slice of driving heaven behind the wheel of this living supercar legend.

Or perhaps you’ll be enticed by the power of Lamborghini? With looks that kill, Lamborghini’s Gallardo reaches new dimensions of performance and handling. Simply put, this beauty ranks among the most powerful supercars on the planet. Experience a sensation that only a privileged few understand as you throw the Gallardo into the tight turns of our autocross course.

Ready to go to driver’s heaven and back again? Let fantasy become reality with this Chicago exotic car driving adventure!

Got a question? Read our exotic car driving FAQs

  • Drive for three searing laps on a professional autocross track
  • See what a real super car can do in racing conditions
  • Suitable for anyone aged 21 years or over
  • No experience required 
  • Must be 5 ft tall or over

Typically, participants are able to choose between a Ferrari F430, Ferrari 599 and Lamborghini Gallardo. Tuition, racing suits and helmets are all included on the day.  You must be aged 21 years or older and have a valid driver’s license. Cars available on the day may be subject to change. 

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Indy Car Ride Along, Chicagoland Speedway

$89.99

LOCATION: Joliet, IL

AVG RATING: N/A

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If you feel the need for speed.

Buckle up behind a seasoned highly skilled professional racing driver and prepare yourself for the ultimate high powered, high speed, Indy ride along driving experience. This is as close as you'll ever get to the thrill of the Indy Series as the highly tuned dream machine attacks the fabled Chicagoland Speedway with speeds of up to 180 mph! This is the fastest ride along on the planet and one guaranteed to please the biggest speed demon in your life. Indy car racing experiences do not get any better than this!

  • Ride in a 2 seat Indy Car for 3 heartpounding laps
  • Around the 1.5 mile, 18 degree banking tri-oval track
  • Top speeds reaching up to 180mph
  • Driven by a professional racing instructor

Climb into your elevated seat at the back of this specially designed Indy-style race car and from you raised position you won’t miss a thing on this exhilarating ride.

- Maximum weight 295lbs / Maximum height 6’7”

- Minimum weight 100lbs / Minimum height 5’

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Drive a Stock Car, Chicagoland Speedway

$249

LOCATION: Joliet, IL

AVG RATING: N/A

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Get ready to unleash a race primed stock car on the infamous Chicagoland Speedway and discover the world through the eyes of the champion driver. Picture the moment as you're sat on the start line, your mouth dry and your adrenaline levels rising. All you can hear is the throaty roar as 500 plus horse power strains at the leash. Then in a flash, your foot is pressed firmly down on the gas pedal and you launch that baby into high octane heaven!

Choose from a range of packages that NASCAR fans will go wild for!

  • Exciting high speed laps at Chicagoland Speedway, a 1.5 mile D shaped oval track
  • 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 Chicagoland Speedway 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

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 at least 5' tall and maximum height 6'4".  Waist and chest can be no bigger than 52".

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Stock Car Ride Along, Chicagoland Speedway

$74

LOCATION: Joliet, IL

AVG RATING: N/A

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Strap into your racing seat next to your professional racing driver and get ready for the most fun and thrills you could ever get on four wheels. This is no ordinary thrill ride, this is a front seat view of real high speed stock car racing as 500 horsepower blasts off the start line. Get an amazing first hand view of what a professional stock car driver experiences on race day around the legendary Chicagoland Speedway

  • Ride shotgun and enjoy high speed laps around Chicagoland Speedway
  • Cars previously used in the NASCAR Nextel Cup
  • Models include the Chevrolet Monte Carlos, Pontiac Grand Prix, Ford Taurus, Dodge Charger

This is the best way to experience the racetrack from the perspective of a professional driver. Watch in awe as a seasoned racing veteran powers you around the course at unimaginable speeds. This is a high octane, white knuckle ride you will never forget!

Race cars do not have doors.  All riders must have the ability to climb through a 15" high by 28" wide window that sits 35" from the ground.  Must be at least 5' tall and maximum height 6'4".  Waist and chest can be no bigger than 52".

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