Drive A NASCAR-Qualifier
Drive a Spring Cup RaceCar for Eight Laps
Price for 1 participant
Get behind the wheel of a race car and get on the track for this incredible Sprint Cup Racecar Driving Experience.
These are the actual Stock Cars many drivers have raced and taken to Victory Lane in the NASCAR series - authentic Sprint Cup racecars. Driving one of these monsters is an experience you will never forget!
What to wear
The race cars are purpose-built, full-sized, Nextel Cup-style Stock Cars.
Participants will be required to pay an additional insurance fee of $25 and an earbud fee of $10 at the time of booking.The liability insurance fee releases you from all vehicle damage.
Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.
ITEM/SKU NUMBER 03GL70000C
Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.
Everyone should do this at least once in their life! 149.73 mph.!!! The two way communication in the helmet made all the difference in the world. Listen to what they are telling you to do while you are on the track and you will have a great time.
- Steven Smith - Atlanta Motor Speedway, Friday, April 20, 2012
This was a great experience. I want to do it again with an upgrade, but the next time I need to be fitted to the car better! I'm short, so it was hard to see over the steering wheel, but I still ran 151mph. seat cushions would have made all the difference. I've driven everrything from Karts to Late models and I've always set the cockpit up to fit me. I know you can't have a car perfect for everyone doing this, so next time I will make sure I'm more comfortable before I'm strapped in. Overall great experience!!! Myself and two friends did the Qualifier and my dad and wife did the ride along. Everyone left with a two week smile!!!
- Charles Rambo - Atlanta, Tuesday, May 03, 2011
There was a 2-1/2 hour delay (understandably) due to a light mist that made the track slick. Once we got underway, my 'eight heart-pounding laps' were only four. Finally, I could not really hear the instructions from my 'crew chief' so I was driving with little guidance which diminished the experience.
- Chris Jaggers - California International Speedway (Fontana, CA), Tuesday, October 19, 2010
I got this package for my husband for christmas. He was excited but once we drove down into Pit road he got REALLY excited. It was so cool to actually be down where all the Famous race cars and drivers have been. We got there about 2 hours early and watched a couple of groups drive just to get the feel of it. It was so much fun. We got a Photo session with my husband in his Race suit. And they let me take one with him. There was about 7 people in our group. They let all the drivers and their families take photos and go into the Media session which goes over the safety of the car and the reace track. Then they suited up and got in there cars. It was so cool to see my husband go around the same track that other Famous drivers have been around. He had so much fun but I do agree you need 16 laps. 8 laps was just enough to get you going but 16 would really do it. He had a blast though. He almost couldnt talk after the drive becuase his adrenaline was pumping so hard. It was hilarious. I would recommend this package to everyone. It was an amazing experience. And you can bring your whole family along to experience it as well. I do recommend doing an eveing race though. It was so hot around 5pm. Thanks to Xperience Days for this unforgettable experience.
- Randi Bingham - Dallas - Texas Motor Speedway, Sunday, July 12, 2009
Simply awesome. If you're a race fan you really ought to try this. Track folks with Gordon/Andretti were friendly and helpful. A couple surprises I had heard we'd be taken in a van on the track to see the proper line but we only watched a video. And at Chicagoland at least, you are not led by a pace car, but are by yourself on the track just paced by your spotter (via radio). I think I would've have gone faster behind a pace car showing me the line, but it was cool to be 'on your own' on the track. A little nerve racking that the ride-along car was also giving rides at the same time so he was passing you at 175 mph while you were doing 135 mph. But all in all it was very cool and I will do it again (but with more laps 8 is just enough to get going, you should do 16!!!
- Jim - Chicagoland Speedway, Friday, July 03, 2009
Had a great weekend to do this. I got a whole new experience as to what the drivers do inside these cars. Not is not driving like you do on the highway. Great time and thought I was going a lot faster then I was.
- Dave Frank - Kentucky Speedway, Tuesday, October 07, 2008
I had a blast that day at the track, the weather was fantastic, the pit crew was friendly, and the experience was excellent. Everyone complaining about having to wait should understand 30 people can not drive at the same time, so this should probably be expected. I will deffinately book again, next time for more laps!
- Eric Fields - Kentucky Speedway, Tuesday, October 07, 2008
If you want the thrill of a lifetime, I highly suggest you sign up for the Qualifier Experience. It was an event I will never forget. Totally awesome!
- Philip Polcari - Atlanta, Wednesday, September 03, 2008
This was a great experience. Will do again. It was hot, and to be expected. Only thing that would hae been nice is some food or something to purchase while waiting. Track people were friendly and helpful.
- Jeremy Pilon - Nashville Speedway, Sunday, July 27, 2008
This was a GREAT experience! The staff was very helpful, friendly and professional both on the phone and in person. The on-ground training and driving experience was everything I had hoped it would be. What a fantastic time! I would (and will) book with you again! Great job!
- Rick Drake - Nashville SuperSpeedway, Wednesday, July 23, 2008
I have raced cars for 7 years on Dirt. This is by far the best time in a Race car I have had the only thing is they stopped me after 3 Laps for getting to close to the instructor, after a talk sent me back out only to reach speeds of 140mph not the 180mph I feel that was promised. Over all allot of fun yes I would do it again.
- Steven McCoy - Texas Motor Speedway, Tuesday, July 15, 2008
The whole package was a great experience. The wait was long but worth it. The only problem was there was no food or drink available for my family and friends that came out to watch and it was hot.
- Brian - Kansas Speedway, Monday, July 07, 2008
This experience was the best I really enjoyed getting to do it. And yes it was hot and there was a bit of a wait but you need to take the bad with the good and there was so much good that what little wait time there was and the heat was not anything to make much of a fuss over. Those that are complaining should have gone for the morning ride it was much cooler. I enjoyed it so much that I am planning on doing it again soon.
- Robert Georgi - Texas Motor Speedway, Thursday, June 19, 2008
The ride was great and the staff were very helpful. It is you and a true nascar on the track. Fun and safe. The bad part was the wait. We arrived at 7:30pm and did not drive until 10:30. No food or drinks were available. Could have been more efficient.
- Robert Bradshaw - Texas, Tuesday, June 17, 2008
The training and the drive were a great experience. At the speedway they were running very behind. We were scheduled for a 8pm class and 8:30 drive. I didn't get to drive until 11pm. Then the clocked speeds were incorrect.
- James Wright - Texas Motor Speedway, Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Question: What is the cost of this and is it on a race day?
Answer: The Drive A NASCAR-Qualifier is priced at $465 for one participant. This experience does not take place on race days. The NASCAR: Qualifier Drive is offered at select locations on specific dates throughout the year, subject to availability.
Question: Do I need to know how to drive manually or are the cars equipped with automatic transmission for this experience?
Answer: It is highly recommended that you are able to drive a manual transmission,as they do not have automatic transmissions in the vehicles. However, they will give you a crash course on driving manually if you need them to.
Question: Is someone in the car with you? Do you race or pass anyone?
Answer: Participants in the Drive A NASCAR-Qualifier Drive a Real NASCAR Race Car! Following a drivers meeting and safety training with your Crew Chief, get behind the wheel and drive a real NASCAR race car for one 8 minute, timed session on the speedway. They will drive an actual NASCAR race car raced by Dale Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon and others. There’s no lead car to hold them back and no pace car to follow. Get one-on-one instruction from a Personal Racing Instructor through exclusive Racing Electronics in-car radio communications system.
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