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!
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!
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’
Indy car driving experiences are available on pre-scheduled dates throughout the year. To ensure availability it is recommended that you book well in advance.
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!
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".
This experience takes place on preselected weekends each year. 2017 dates are:
April 29, 2017
April 30, 2017
July 22, 2017
July 23, 2017
September 30, 2017
October 1, 2017
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
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".
May 21st & 22nd
August 20th & 21st
October 8th & 9th
***Dates are subject to change