NASCAR Ride Along

Michigan International Speedway

Item #: DRI-DET-0018
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Overview

Are you ready to get closer to the action than ever before? Strap on your helmet and buckle up for the ride of a lifetime in a real NASCAR style stock car at the Michigan International Speedway!

  • Ride in a full size NASCAR style stock car- the same cars driven by the professionals on Sundays
  • Race with a professional instructor, and hit top speeds of 160 MPH!
  • To actually drive the car yourself, check out our Drive a Stock Car in Michigan experience!
Michigan Int'l Speedway - Brooklyn, MI
When Do I Choose A Date?
If giving as a gift, your recipient can choose a date at their convenience; otherwise, you can choose one after checkout.

Select Dates Only:
October 1, 2022
May 27, 2023

AM times are typically 9:00 to 11:00
PM times are typically 12:00 to 4:00 

*Schedule is subject to change

Essential Information
  • Participants must be in good overall physical condition, no taller than 6'7" and weigh no more than 300 pounds
  • There is no age limit to ride, however for safety reasons it is required that participants are a minimum height of 5'0" and a weigh at least 100 lbs
  • Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must give written consent
  • Feel free to bring snacks and drinks to enjoy while you are at the track
  • Some seating is provided, however, it is recommended to bring lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators
Duration
3 or 6 lap packages; time at the track is 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
1 per car
Spectators
We encourage friends and family to join you, and they may bring a camera to capture your experience! Limited seating is provided, so we recommend bringing lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators.
Weather Dependent
This experience is weather dependent. Always contact your experience provider in advance, especially if inclement weather is predicted! If inclement weather causes cancellation of your experience, you will be given the option to reschedule for another available date or be issued a gift card that you can use at a later date; both of these options will be carried out directly with the racing school. A refund will not be issued due to rain-outs.
What To Wear
Comfortable, casual clothing depending on the time of year. Closed toed shoes are required (tennis shoes are recommended). Sandals, flip-flops and heels are not permitted.
What is the age requirement?
There is no age limit to ride, however for safety reasons a minimum height of 5'0" and a weight of 100 pounds is required. Participants under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian who must give written consent.
Are there any physical requirements or restrictions?
Participants must be in good physical condition, be between 5' - 6'7" tall, weigh between 100 - 280 lbs and able to climb through a 15'' x 30'' window, that sits 36'' off the ground (with minimal assistance).
Do I need a driver's license?
No, a driver's license is not required for the ride along. However, please have a valid photo ID handy for registration purposes at the track on the day of your experience.
What kind of cars will I be riding in?
Real Sprint Cup Style Race Cars driven by the likes of Jeff Gordon, Jimmy Johnson, Kevin Harvick, and Dale Jr. and other professional NASCAR drivers.
Can I pick the car I ride in?
No, due to maintaining the track operations schedule, the car for your ride along will be assigned to you based on availability at the time of your ride along. They also match up the best car for you based on your height and weight.
How long will this experience take?
The total experience typically takes no more than 2 hours. However, the exact length of your experience depends on how many other participants are scheduled for the stock car ride along on your particular booked date and time.
What is the policy on rain?
If your experience is canceled due to inclement weather, the racing school will contact you and either immediately reschedule you for another available date, or issue you a gift card that you can use to reschedule at a later date. A refund will not be issued due to rain-outs.

Returns
Experience Vouchers that have not been redeemed can be returned hassle-free within 30 days. All refunds will be made to the original purchaser.
Exchanges
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 scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation all bookings are final. No refunds or exchanges are allowed once you have scheduled a date. If you need to reschedule, you have up until 30 days prior to your reservation to make changes for a $50 administrative fee. Once you are within 30 days of the event, you are then locked in to that date and time and no changes can be made.

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Customer Reviews

This experience has a customer rating of 5
based on 10 reviews.
i would like to go full speed.
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hello James, I hope you had a thrilling time on your NASCAR ride along! I completely understand wanting to go as fast as you can, however the safety of our customers is always our main priority. I am positive the instructor went at reasonable speed to keep you out of any danger. Overall, I am hopeful you had a blast on the track! Regards, Briana
It was cool. Short ride. Check in was very smooth. Cameron was very helpful and made sure I was safe!
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hello Rose, I am thrilled to know that you enjoyed your experience! I am glad that check-in was smooth, and your guide was helpful while making you feel secure, as our biggest priority is to keep our customers safe. I realize this amazing experience may have felt short with how much fun it was, but I am happy that we were able to help give you that adventure. Regards, Briana
Check in was easy, wait was not long, and in car experience was awesome.
I had a fabulous time. The staff was super helpful and friendly. It was a great bucket list item..that I would do again!
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
A fabulous time for a fabulous customer! We are so thrilled to have helped you cross something off of your bucket list! If you feel like tackling any others, we would be happy to help you plan your next adventure! Cheers,  Kasia
It was a great experience. The fastest 3 laps of my life. I am looking forward to doing this again but I will be doing the driving next time!
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hello, John! Great experience, great customer! We cannot wait to hear about your drive! Cheers to your next Cloud 9 Living adventure,  Kasia
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