NASCAR Ride Along

Texas Motor Speedway

Item #: DRI-DAL-0016
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Overview

Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime as you speed around a real NASCAR track in a 600 horsepower Sprint Cup style stock car with a professional driver at the Texas Motor Speedway!

  • Ride shotgun in a full-size stock car - the same type of cars you see racing around the track by NASCAR legends like Jeff Gordon and Dale Jr.
  • Experience the adrenaline rush of hitting speeds up to 160 MPH!
  • To actually drive the car yourself, check out our Drive a Stock Car in Dallas experience!
Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, TX
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.

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October 1, 2022
October 22, 2022
November 12, 2022
December 10, 2022
March 18, 2023
June 3, 2023
July 1, 2023
July 22, 2023
August 5, 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 depending on option selected; 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 passenger per car
Spectators
We encourage friends and family to join you, and they may bring a camera to capture your experience! Limited seating is available, 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! In the event of a cancellation due to inclement weather, 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 pounds. Participants must also be able to climb through a 15'' x 30'' window, that sits about 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 about 2 hours or less. 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, no refunds or exchanges are allowed. No cancellations are allowed, but 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 4.5
based on 84 reviews.
It was thrilling and exciting and I loved the experience.
Great experience!
Great
Yes. We arrived at 9 for the 9 an ride along. This was to be a Father’s Day gift for my hubby. Emmy husband is aired in line for 1 and a half hours, while I was with out one year old in the 100 degree heat. My husband was next up and the Indy car in front of him - the engine apparently caught fire while the guy in front of him was driving it. They closed down the track. They kept telling my husband it would be ten minutes more, etc, and finally at 12 pm my husband said that they were able to reach corporate and corporate is supposed to call us to reschedule. It is just ridiculous that we had to wait 3 hours in 100 degree wether with direct sunlight with a 1 year old. Horrible experience. We also had a difficult time finding the entrance.
Response from Virgin Experience Gifts
Hello Jamie, Thank you for taking the time to reach out and share your experience. I am very sorry to hear that your Father's Day did not go to plan as I realize this was a very thoughtful gift you had planned for your husband. I can understand that waiting in the heat with a young child is not ideal while your experience was delayed. It appears a complete unforeseen circumstance occurred prior to your husband being able to get on the track himself. I do know our partners want to ensure your safety at all times and do not wish to delay your experience by any means unless absolutely necessary. I am happy to hear that our partner was able to reach out to you directly, and offer you a reschedule at any of their tracks and I hope you are able to find another time to get your husband on the track for this experience. We would love to make up for this unpleasant experience by getting your husband out for the ride of his life! Regards, Brooke
Very fun but wish it could have been longer. Maybe have more drivers so that there is less of a wait.
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