Richard Petty Driving Experience

Walt Disney World

Get behind the wheel in an 8, 18, or 30 lap driving program or ride-along shotgun for 3 high-speed laps at the Walt Disney World Speedway.
  • Main Details

  • Park Walt Disney World
  • Important Dates

  • Closing Date Apr 12 2015

PHOTOS - Demolition of the Walt Disney World Speedway underway
6 years ago

Former NASCAR racers used at Walt Disney World's Richard Petty Driving Experience sold on Ebay
6 years ago

Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Driving Experience to permanently close in the summer
6 years ago

Junior Ride Along Experience

Junior Ride-Along Experiences are for children between the ages of 6 and 13 years old and at least 48 inches in height and are offered during the same times as our regular Ride-Alongs.

Ride Along Experience

Ride shotgun in a two-seater stock car driven by a professional instructors as you experience a real simulated race car qualifying run. Reservations not required. Guests can be young as 14 to enjoy the Ride Along Experience. Guests under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. $99 plus tax.

Rookie Experience

Eight laps around the track. The program lasts 2.5 hours and costs $449 plus tax.

King's Experience

18-lap program. 2 sessions, approximately 2.5 hours. $849 plus tax.

Experience of a Lifetime

30 Laps, 3 sessions, approximately 2.5 hours. $1299 plus tax.

SPEEDWAY Challenge

50-lap program consisting of five (5) 10-lap driving sessions where you are in the driver seat. Also included is a high speed 3-lap Ride-Along as well as a shop tour with tech talk. 5 sessions, approx. 4 hours. $2099 plus tax.

Racing Experience

50-lap experience. Receive instruction from your crew chief over the radio while driving in lead/follow, side-by-side tandem and passing driving sessions. Also included: 3-lap Ride-Along, in-car DVD video of the driving experience, photo plaque and other souvenir merchandise. 5 sessions, approx. 4 hours. $2599 plus tax