Driving Experiences

Drive a Stock Car on
a Speedway with
Rusty Wallace Racing

Iowa Speedway

From: $849.00 2 Options Available
Based on Racing Package for 1
Option & Pricing:
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Newton, IA

Channel your inner racecar driver and experience the thrill of zipping around a world-class speedway!

  • Get behind the wheel of a full-size, 500-700 horsepower stock car 
  • Attend a 30-minute orientation and learn how to handle these powerful vehicles like a pro
  • Reach speeds of up to 150 mph and enjoy 10 heart-pumping laps around the track
  • Enjoy premium perks including a high-speed ride along, photo and video package, and a vehicle protection policy
  • Make your racing dreams come true with this thrilling, once-in-a-lifetime adventure! 
When Do I Choose A Date?
Either yourself or the lucky recipient can make a booking and select dates once you are in receipt of the voucher. You'll register the voucher, follow the booking instructions and your experience with us begins!

Select Dates and Times Only:
All experiences start at 11:00 AM

2024 Dates - 
September 21, 2024
September 22, 2024

2025 Dates -
To be determined

Rusty Wallace visits each location 1-3 times per year for a few days each. We recommend registering and booking your experience as soon as possible to get the best availability.

*Schedule is subject to change

Essential Information
  • Drivers must be at least 18 years old and possess a valid drivers license 
  • All participants must have the ability to climb through a 15” high by 28” wide window that sits 35” from the ground
  • Drivers must be a minimum of 5'0'' in order to participate, and a maximum of 6'4"
  • Drivers waist and chest cannot exceed 52"
  • All participants are provided with a Driver’s Suit, Helmet (with one way radio communication) and a HANS Device
  • This experience includes a high-speed ride along, photo and video package, and a vehicle protection policy
This experience lasts approximately 2-3 hours.
Experience Provider Info
Complete information for your Experience Provider, including contact information, will be included on your booking confirmation email once you or your gift recipient have scheduled the experience. Our Product Management team handpicks top-rated experience providers, removing the guesswork for you and ensuring your peace of mind.
Maximum Participants
This experience can accommodate 1 driver per car. There will be other racecars on the track with you.
Spectators can watch participants drive from the sidelines of the track.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent.
What To Wear
Comfortable, casual clothes depending on the time of year as your clothing will be worn under a driving suit. Wear closed toe shoes, tennis shoes are recommended, and socks that cover your ankle. Boots, sandals, and shoes that do not cover your entire foot are not allowed.
What is the age requirement?

Participants must be at least 18 and have a valid drivers license.

Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?

Participants must be a minimum of 5'0'' tall in order to participate, a maximum of 6'4", and must also be in good overall physical condition. Participants will be required to climb through a 15'' x 28'' window, that sits 35'' off the ground (with minimal assistance). Waist and chest can be no bigger than 52″.

What type of car will I drive?

You'll get behind the wheel of some of the same racecars you have seen on TV in the Sprint Cup and Nationwide series! All vehicles are standard manual transmission. If you need help operating a standard vehicle, the pit crews will help you leave the pit area and get you up to speed quickly. 

Do I need to bring my own racing gear?

No, the racing school will provide you with racing gear, including a driving suit and helmet.

What happens if I wreck the car?

This package includes a Vehicle Protection Plan. In the unlikely event that you wreck you racecar, the maximum repair cost you would be required to pay is $1000. All payments for damages must be paid at the track at the time of the incident.

Is passing allowed?

Yes, if you come up on a slower race car, track personnel will assist you around the slower portion(s) of the group, using techniques and instructions covered in your pre-drive orientation session.

What is the policy on rain-outs?

If your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, the driving school will contact you and either immediately reschedule you for another available date, or issue you a gift card valid for 1 year. A refund will not be issued due to rain-outs.

Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 14 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be exchanged for anything else in our marketplace at any time.  If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs more, you'll simply have to pay the difference. If you choose to exchange for an experience that costs less, you'll have a credit towards your next booking with Virgin Experience Gifts.

Cancellation Policy

Once you have received a booking confirmation, no cancellations will be allowed. Rescheduling requests are allowed up to 30 days prior to the experience. Failure to appear on your booked date or to cancel and reschedule at least 30 days prior to your booked date will result in the loss of the value of your experience. In the event that your tour is cancelled due to inclement weather, you will be able to reschedule directly with the experience provider.


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