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$199 - Drive a Real IndyCar at Chicago Speedway, Reg. $400

Sold out - This deal was published November 20, 2012 and sold out December 24, 2012.
By Travelzoo Staff
Experience the rush of driving an open-cockpit IndyCar at top speeds for $199 with this Local Deal for Mario Andretti Racing Experience. Choose to sit in the driver's seat for a thrilling ride at Chicagoland Speedway and save more than $200, or do the ride-along with a professional racing instructor for half off.

Why we love it

  • Travel at top speeds in a real IndyCar race car with Mario Andretti Racing Experience
  • For $199, drive an open-cockpit IndyCar race car at top speeds, regularly $399.99
  • Includes meeting with crew chief, racing equipment, graduate certificate and souvenir license
  • Or for $64, take the passenger seat for 3 laps going up to 180 miles per hour, regularly $130
  • Race dates include May 9, May 12 and June 16


Nov. 19, 2012 - Nov. 20, 2014


Mario Andretti Racing Experience
Chicagoland Speedway
500 Speedway Blvd.
Joliet, IL 60421
(See Map)
Tel: 877-722-3527

What's included

  • Option 1: For $199, get behind the wheel of a real IndyCar race car for a five-minute timed racing session on the speedway. This three-hour IndyCar Racing Experience would normally cost $399.99 and includes a driver's meeting with the crew chief, training, instruction, racing equipment, a graduate certificate noting your top speed and a souvenir racing license.
  • Option 2: Ride shotgun on a real racetrack during an exciting three-lap ride with a professional driving instructor. For $64, sit in the passenger seat of a two-seat IndyCar race car that reaches speeds of up to 170 mph during the Ride-Along Experience, which regularly costs $130. 
  • Both deals are valid May 9, May 12 and June 16. Future dates will be added, so check the website schedule or call 877-722-3527.
Travelzoo Tip: Our Deal Experts have sourced more than 100 Local Deals across the U.S. and Canada for our Holiday Gift Guide.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed 24 hours after purchase. This deal is valid May 9, May 12 and June 16. Future dates will be added; call or see website schedule. Make reservations at AndrettiRacing.com and follow instructions on voucher. The price initially listed on the website does not include the $35 Driver's Fee, which will be added during checkout. Call 1-877-RACE-LAP with questions. Also valid at other locations nationwide until Nov. 20, 2014. Must be 18 years or older with valid driver's license for the 3-hour experience. For the ride-along, parental consent is required for those under 18. See below for full terms and conditions.

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$199 Nov. 19, 2012 - Nov. 20, 2014   $399.99
50% off
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Mario Andretti Racing Experience
Sold out at
10:59 p.m. CT on Dec. 24


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Chicagoland Speedway, 500 Speedway Blvd.
Joliet, IL 60421
Tel: 877-722-3527

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