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Richard Petty Driving Experience - CLOSED

Orlando, FL 28075
+1 407-939-0130
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Richard Petty Expierience, the worst expierience

Had this event booked for over 2 months. It was an item that was on my husbands bucket list.I was... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2016
Waukesha, Wisconsin
Husbands Dream Come True!

oh my gosh I had no idea this was closing! Im so happy I decided to surprise my husband with this... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2016
long island
via mobile
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Drive or ride shotgun in a NASCAR race car at Disney World Speedway!Take command of the wheel and experience real speed first-hand by driving a NASCAR race car around the mile-long, tri-oval racetrack! You're in for the thrill of a lifetime as you test your driving skills during one of our 8, 18 or 30 lap programs.Looking to enjoy the ride from the passenger's seat? Experience real life racing excitement as you ride shotgun in a 2-seat NASCAR race car driven by one of our professional driving instructors during your 3-lap qualifying run. You'll quickly learn what it takes to compete in NASCAR as you reach speeds up to 140 MPH.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
7 May 2016
“Richard Petty Expierience, the worst expierience”
14 Mar 2016
“Husbands Dream Come True!”
Orlando, FL 28075
This attraction is at Walt Disney World
+1 407-939-0130
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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Had this event booked for over 2 months. It was an item that was on my husbands bucket list.I was so excited to give him this as a birthday present! Day of event, waited for the obligatory 40 minutes, as we were advised to do...More

1  Thank martha684k
Reviewed 14 March 2016

oh my gosh I had no idea this was closing! Im so happy I decided to surprise my husband with this adventure as an early birthday gift last year! He had been wanting to do this for years! He had the most amazing time! Watching...More

Thank frabrijo
Reviewed 5 February 2016

My husband LOVED this experience, as did I and we are so sad to hear of its closing. Hoping Disney will reconsider.

Thank Mssftnss
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Anniversary gift for my husband who has raced cars in the last. He loved it! Before you leave you can take a photo with a lifesize Richard Letty cut out, pretty cool. I def recommend it.

Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 17 November 2015

Disney decided to close this attraction ??? Not sure why, as all people that we talked about this, really enjoyed it. The space seems to be used for more car parking !!!

Thank Dale S
Reviewed 16 October 2015

Too late. Disney pulled the plug on the entire speedway operation. They leveled the track about a month ago. If you are looking for a Petty Driving Experience, Daytona Int'l Speedway still offers one.

4  Thank RSRBOB
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Weather you be a nascar junkie, speed freak or coaster King, you should do at least a ride along here. Going that fast inches from the wall while the driver yaned was absolutely terrifying for me. I was amazed the tires held on to the...More

Thank philmarro
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Closed... As a WDW annual passholder, I passed this all the time. This attraction has now been closed and demolished in order create additional parking for Magic Kingdom.

2  Thank RonAndRhea
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

Love fast cars and a racing heart..... If you like high horsepower cars and breaking the speed limit then I recommend the drive it yourself experience! My husband and I had a blast. You can always have someone drive you around, there are different options....More

Thank FtMyersFoody
Reviewed 18 September 2015

Sorry to say that it was being destroyed as we watched... This was a fun thing to do. Lots of the guys liked driving the race cars. My 16 year old couldn't wait to get behind the wheel. Too bad it's gone.

Thank missy d
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