Richard Petty Driving Experience Kicks Off 2008 Season At DIS
The Richard Petty Driving Experience will officially kick off another season at historic Daytona International Speedway beginning Thursday, April 3.
The Daytona 500 Experience and Daytona International Speedway are home to RPDE through Oct. 5 and offer a wide-range of riding and driving packages that put the race fan on the legendary 2.5-mile tri-oval of “The World Center of Racing.” RPDE has two additional dates on Dec. 26-27.
The four different packages are:
The Ride-Along package ($135 + tax per person), where race fans will be able to ride shotgun with a professional driver for three high-speed laps around Daytona International Speedway.
The Daytona High Banks Eight package ($525 + tax May through September and $549 + tax during April, October and December) which will have guests drive a NASCAR-style stock car for eight laps around Daytona.
The Daytona Super 16 package ($1,249 + tax May through September and $1,299 + tax during April and October), a guest will grab the wheel for 16 laps around Daytona.
The Daytona Experience ($2,099 + tax May through September and $2,199 + tax April and October) will provide a total of 24 laps behind the wheel in different segments that allow you to improve your driving line.
RPDE will also offer special twilight ride-along rides following the Coke Zero 400 Weekend Powered By Coca-Cola on Sunday, July 6. For the only time during the year, race fans will be able ride shotgun with a professional driver for three laps under the lights around DIS for $149 plus tax.
Ride-Along packages can be purchased at Daytona 500 Experience motorsports attraction Guest Services. The High Banks Eight, Daytona Super 16, the Daytona Experience and the twilight ride-along rides must be purchased and scheduled through 1-800-BE-PETTY or www.1800bepetty.com.
Schedule and prices subject to change, please check www.DAYTONA500EXPERIENCE.com or www.1800bepetty.com for up to date schedule and information.