Stockcar Short Track Racecar Driving

Experience the Thrill of Driving a Real SprintCup Style Stock Car on a Banked Short Track

Stockcar Short Track Upgrade Options (optional):
  • 12 Lap Stockcar Short Track Driving Add 4 Additional laps and experience a total of 12 exciting laps behind the wheel on a NASCAR Short Track!

    + $100 Total: $299
  • 16 Lap Stockcar Short Track Driving Add 8 Additional laps and experience a total of 16 exciting laps behind the wheel on a NASCAR Short Track!

    + $200 Total: $399

About This Experience

General Information hide

This thrilling Track Day provides racing fans and thrill seekers alike with a unique chance to sit behind the wheel and drive a real 500-plus horsepower Sprint Cup style racecar around an 5/8 Mile High Banked Oval!

Your Racecar Driving Experience Gift begins with a one-hour Drivers Meeting which covers instruction on driving techniques, safety procedures and everything you need to know to prepare you for this thrilling adventure. Before getting behind the wheel, you will take a narrated van ride around the track to learn the all about the racing line. Once the Driver’s training session is complete, it’s time to suit up and head to Pit Lane. You will climb through the window of your stockcar and get strapped into the five point harness. When the green flag is waved, it’s your signal to exit the pits and put the pedal to the metal! Once on the track you will reach speeds over 100 miles an hour as you floor it for 8 heart pounding laps!

So, take a deep breath and prepare for the ride of your life! This Stockcar Racing experience is the perfect unique gift for every racing fan!

Inquire about this Experience

Where It's Located hide

  • Thompson, Connecticut (Thompson International Speedway)

Who Is Included hide

The Stockcar Short Track Racecar Driving Xperience Certificate® is for one participant. You will be joined by up to 20 additional participants during the class and on the track.

You may invite guests to the track to watch your NASCAR Racing Experience.

When It Is Offered hide

The Stockcar Racing Experience is offered at specific locations and on specific dates throughout the year, subject to availability. Dates are subject to change.

How Long Is It hide

The Stockcar Drive includes a one hour drivers meeting/lesson and 8 Laps around the track and has a total duration of approximately 3 hours, unless an Additional Lap Option is selected.

Weather hide

The Stockcar Racing may be rescheduled by the Instructor due to heavy rain or other inclement weather. If a reservation is cancelled due to weather, you will receive a rain-check valid for one year from that date which can be used towards another reservation. The rain-check is non-refundable.

What To Wear hide

Dress comfortably, a driving suit and helmet will be provided. Please bring a T-shirt that will fit under the driving suit and sneakers. Boots of any kind are not permitted. Please refrain from using any hair sprays or gels.

Additional Information hide

The Driving Experience takes place in authentic, race-proven NASCAR style racecars and includes an hour long driver orientation. Participants are in contact with the Professional Instructors via radio. There are no lead cars setting the pace, rather a wide open racing format where passing is allowed.

Participation is limited to individuals weighing less than 350lbs and less than 6'5" tall. Individuals who are pregnant, have broken bones or other physical conditions which are considered unsafe in racing conditions are not eligible to participate. Participants must be at least 5' tall, 100lbs, 18 years of age, and have a valid drivers license.

Participants are required to sign a Liability Release Form.

Insurance is available for an additional $55.00 and may be purchased from the racing school after reservation. The policy covers damage to the racecar resulting from driver error and is subject to a $1,500.00 deductible.

An IN-CAR DVD is available for purchase on the day of the experience. Automatic Transmission Racecars available.


Reservation Information hide

All changes to reservations for the Stockcar Short Track Driving Experience require thirty-five (35) days advance notice. Changes to reservations are subject to a $30.00 administrative fee. No changes can be made to reservations within 35 days of the scheduled reservation.

Xperience Certificates® cannot be exchanged once a reservation for the experience has been made.

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