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Richard Petty Driving Experience

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Address: 7602 S. Avondale Boulevard, Avondale, AZ 85323
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+1 800-237-3889
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Get behind the wheel in one of our 8 – 80 lap driving programs or...

Get behind the wheel in one of our 8 – 80 lap driving programs or Ride-Along shotgun for 3 high-speed laps at over 20 tracks nationwide – including Phoenix International Speedway!

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A gift for my employee

I experienced this roller coaster on wheels in Las Vegas. I decided to give it has a Christmas gift to my longest and best superintendent in the family business. I can't tell you... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 October 2016
Harry L
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Phoenix, Arizona
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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I experienced this roller coaster on wheels in Las Vegas. I decided to give it has a Christmas gift to my longest and best superintendent in the family business. I can't tell you the smile on his face. The previous year I treated him to the Bob Bondurant school of driving. There's no comparison. If you like to drive FAST,... More 

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El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

What a RUSH once I got comfortable but I'm sure for the first couple laps I was little old grandpa out there in comparison to others (noting: no one is on the same lap as you). The key and what they stress to you in class, do what feels comfortable, the experience is for YOU not the spectators. Additionally, it's... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2014

I really enjoyed my Rusty Wallace Racing Experience. It put a big grin on my face. It was just what I needed to put a little fun and excitement into my day. Everything went smoothly. All the people were very nice and fun to work with. The pro driver I rode with for three laps was a nice guy and... More 

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Kelowna, Canada
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2014

First experienced driving a NASCAR last spring and had to come back. All the staff are friendly and welcoming. Make you feel part of the team. The instruction focuses on safety and is very detailed. Pay close attention. Some of the fire suits look like they have been around for a while but are effective. If you are a first... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

I booked an 8 lap package with Rusty Wallace Racing Experience at the Phoenix International Raceway. Some of the positives of the experience are that they let you drive yourself, you do get to drive faster than you normally can anywhere else. Here is what to expect: You arrive and park. Follow the signs to the registration trailer where you... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2014

I was given this chance to drive a NASCAR stock car as a Christmas present from my wife. I booked in January 2014 for a ride in March. The booking process was simple and staff at RWRE were great. I checked in via phone the day before and they sent me an email that answered almost all my questions. On... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2013 via mobile

I could drive a great lap where the instructor said I was near perfect and I would average 80 mph. I drove faster on the freeway to and from the event. And my drive along instructor berated me constantly to the point of utter frustration and wanting to just pull over. Meanwhile my buddy (best man at my wedding) could... More 

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Campo, CA
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18 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2013

My family bought me an 18 lap driving experience for Christmas last year so we scheduled the experience for the week after the Autoclub 500 at Fontana and drove to Vegas. What a wild time! The experience from start to finish was beyond excellent! My RSI, right seat instructor, Mike was incredible. We went out for 8 laps and then... More 

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Campo, CA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2012

Love, love, love this! My hubby bought me the Rookie package for out anniversary. 8 laps with a RSI (right seat instructor). I was the best present ever! I only got up to 101 but my goal was to go over 100 so I can't complain. Next time, I'll go faster;-) The only draw back is the cost. The experience... More 

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Litchfield Park, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2012

My wife and I always have problems picking out gifts for each other. She gave me Driving Experience. The one problem I had was getting in and out the car window (6'3" = 265lbs) But i got in and now understand why race cars drivers are not my size. I own and have owned quick cars but the NASCAR ones... More 

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