Question: What is a race car drive experience?
Answer: A race car drive experience provides you the opportunity to drive a real race car.
Question: What is a race car ride experience?
Answer: A race car ride experience provides you the opportunity to be strapped in to the passenger seat of a specially designed two seat race car and driven around a race track at top speed by a NASCAR licensed driver.
Question: Is there an age requirement?
Answer: To drive, you must have a valid state drivers license. If under 18 years of age, provide written parental consent and parent must be present during drive experience. To ride, you must be 14 years of age, provide written parental consent and parent must be present during ride experience.
Question: Are there physical requirements?
Answer: For safety reasons there is a height limit of 6'4" and a weight limit of 300 pounds. Additionally, the driver and/or rider must be physically capable of entering and exiting the racecars without assistance.
Question: Do I need a drivers license? ?
Answer: Yes, a valid drivers license is required to drive. No drivers license is required for a ride experience.
Question: Is prior race experience required?
Answer: No prior race experience is required. Training will be provided.
Question: Do the racecars have manual or automatic transmissions?
Answer: The race cars have automatic transmissions.
Question: How do I schedule a race car experience?
Answer: When purchasing your ride or drive experience, select a date from the "date requested" drop-down menu. For gift certificate purchases, you do not schedule a date. Just contact us with your gift certificate number (on your receipt) to select a date.
Question: Is safety equipment provided?
Answer: Yes, you are provided with racing helmets, race suits. The race cars are designed with safety in mind. All of the race cars are constructed with roll-cages and 5-point seat belt harnesses for added safety.
Question: What do I need to bring?
Answer: Bring food, snacks, drinks (NO ALCOHOL), camera, sun screen, hat, ear protection (especially if bringing children with you), etc.
Question: What should I wear?
Answer: Wear comfortable clothing. Remember, you will wear a race suit over your clothing. Wear closed-toe tennis shoes/sneakers.
Question: Can I bring family & friends?
Answer: Yes, absolutely. Share the experience with your family and friends.
Question: Which race tracks are the race experience held at?
Answer: The experiences are provided at various speedways. Langley Speedway, Shenandoah Speedway and Orange County Speedway are a few of the tracks included in the 2013 schedule.
Question: How do I get to Langley Speedway? Shenandoah Speedway? Orange County Speedway?
Answer: Visit our directions page at: http://www.tryracingcars.com/directions.aspx
Question: What do I do when I arrive at the race track?
Answer: Please review Day At The Track.
Question: Will I receive training?
Answer: Absolutely! Your safety is our concern. You will be provided safety information about the race cars, race track and race procedure. For more information, please review Day At The Track.
Question: What is your weather policy?
Answer: You must show-up at the track on the day of your scheduled race experience, regardless of any weather reports and no matter what the weather looks like at your present location. However, we will post a "CANCELLATION NOTICE" on our home page by 11am on the morning of the scheduled event if we determine that the day's experiences will be cancelled due to weather. If we do not post a "CANCELLATION NOTICE", please show up or you will be considered a "no-show" cancellation and forfeit your race experience. You may also phone us at (571) 212-9598 to confirm the day's events. We will make every effort to provide you the race experience on your scheduled day, however, weather may cause us to cancel scheduled events and provide a "rain-check" good for one year from the original scheduled event date. No refunds will be granted.
Question: What if the weather changes during the experience?
Answer: We will make every effort to provide you the race experience on your scheduled day, however, weather may cause us to cancel scheduled events. In the event, we cancel your scheduled experience, you will be provided a rain-check good for one year from the original scheduled event date. No refunds will be granted.
Question: What is your refund policy?
Answer: Unfortunately, we do not offer refunds. Not to worry though...our gift certificates never expire! For more information, please review our refund policy.
Question: What if I cannot attend a previously scheduled experience?
Answer: Unfortunately, there are no refunds. However, with 72 hours prior notification to your previously scheduled event date, we can reschedule for a future date.
Question: Can I transfer gift certificates and race experiences to somebody else?
Answer: Yes. However, please inform us when transferring gift certificates and/or scheduled race experiences.
Question: Do gift certificates expire?
Answer: Never! Good until used!
Question: Will I have fun?