The NASCAR Racing Experience allows fans to drive a race car at Phoenix Raceway

The NASCAR Racing Experience allows fans to drive a race car at Phoenix Raceway


PHOENIX — NASCAR Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway is bringing fans the ‘NASCAR Racing Experience’ this November, including a unique opportunity to drive race cars on the track!

“Our fans can actually get in a NASCAR stock car and take a lap. [on] The same track that the professional drivers go to on the weekends,” Julie Giese, president of Phoenix Raceway told ABC15. “You can drive with an instructor/expert driver, or if you prefer, you can take your hands behind the wheel and go around the racetrack on your own in a stock car. There are plenty of days where we do that.”

Fans can purchase tickets for race sessions that last between five and 48 minutes. There are also ride-along programs. Prices start at $129.

The experience is available November 1-3 and November 7.

If you go or decide to book a session, keep this in mind:

  • You must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Can’t exceed 6′ 7″ tall and 300 pounds; Passengers b traveling together Must be at least 5′ tall and 100 lbs.
  • If the participating patron is under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must be present.
  • Reservations are not required, but “advance reservations are highly recommended” as space is limited.
  • “Speeds are definitely controlled; it’s not your own race. There are times when you’re with other people, but they put you in a position to make sure everyone on the track has the best possible experience,” Giese said.
  • Click here For ticket sales and other information.

Selling and planning for 2023

Like tickets 2022 NASCAR Championship Weekend It will be gone, the auto racing body has confirmed, returning to Phoenix in 2023. Read more about the announcement, right here.



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