Richard Petty Driving Experience

Richmond International Raceway
602 E. Laburnum Ave
Richmond, VA 23222
Region Central Virginia
Locality Richmond City
Phone: (800) 237-3889

Are you looking for the fastest form of entertainment during your next trip to Richmond? Complete your stay by driving or riding in a 600HP NASCAR race car with Richard Petty Driving Experience at Richmond International Raceway. Often referred to as "America's Premier Short Track", there is no better memory of Richmond than roaring around the track at speeds of up to 125 MPH while your friends and family cheer you on from pit road.

Richmond International Raceway, located in Richmond, VA is a .75 mile tri-oval. It hosts two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event weekends annually, including the last race before the "Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup".

RIDE-ALONG EXPERIENCES: Generally our Ride-Along Experience is offered between 9am to 4pm on days we are on track at most locations. Before heading to the track call 1.800.237.3889 to confirm dates/times.

TEENS RIDE FOR $29: When a parent/guardian purchases a Ride-Along Experience, their Teenager (ages 14-19) can participate in a Ride-Along Experience as well for $29 (plus tax where applicable). Teen Rides must be purchased At Track. Some restrictions apply.

Driving Experiences require reservations and can be purchased by clicking on the desired Experience button on our site.

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Last Updated: 4/17/2012 12:25 PM
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