Ask Shonda - Frequently Asked Questions
My name is Shonda Kennedy and I am the sales manager for the Indy Racing Experience.
Whether you are calling to reserve a ride or drive or just need a question answered, I am more than happy to help!
To schedule a Ride or Drive Experience today, please call me at (888) 357-5002 ext. 106 or EMAIL anytime at email@example.com !
I receive several questions about the Indy Racing Experience. I've answered many of those below, but if you still have a question, please do not hesitate to call me.
I look forward to speaking with you!
What is the Indy Racing Experience?
The Indy Racing Experience is the ultimate experience for race fans and car enthusiasts. Located in Speedway, Indiana, and operating several days at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Also, operating nationwide at every IZOD IndyCar Series RACE EVENT with our Indy Racing Experience 2-seater Indycars.
Where does the Indy Racing Experience operate?
The Indy Racing Experience operates close to 20 days at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway from May to September, and everywhere the IZOD IndyCar Series competes!
What time does the Indy Racing Experience operate?
Times vary when the Indy Racing Experience operates at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and other IZOD IndyCar Series tracks. Please consult the schedule page for exact dates and times.
How do you purchase an Indy Racing Experience Ride or Drive?
Each Indy Racing Experience customer can make a reservation by calling toll free at (888) 357-5002, or by making a reservation online at www.indyracingexperience.com.
Are gift certificates available?
Gift certificates are available for both the Ride and Drive experiences. You may purchase by calling toll free at (888) 357-5002 or through the Indy Racing Experience website in the Memory Lane Section.
Do Indy Racing Experience gift certificates expire?
The Indy Racing Experience will honor any certificate at any time, regardless of when it was issued.
What is the process when you arrive for the Indy Racing Experience Ride or Drive Program?
When you arrive you will sign the necessary waivers and then get suited up in a full fire suit, helmet, gloves, and fire shoes. Next you will go through a short orientation and classroom session. The instructors will explain how the car works and make sure the customer is comfortable both inside and outside of the car.
What would the appropriate attire be for the Indy Racing Experience Ride or Drive Program?
Dress comfortably. Shorts are permitted, and You may wear sandals, but please bring socks with you. You will be given a locker to keep your belongings in during the Experience and the fire suit goes on over your clothes. Keep in mind they are quite warm.
Are there any restrictions for the Indy Racing Experience Ride or Drive Program?
Each rider or driver must be 18 years of age or older, under 6’5” in height, and under 250 lbs.
Do you need prior experience for the Driving experience?
No previous experience is required to participate in the Indy Racing Experience Driving Program. We will go through step-by-step instructions with you before your experience and make sure you are not only completely prepared, but comfortable in the car as well.
Are guests welcome to attend either the Ride or Drive experience?
Absolutely! There is a special seating area for family and friends and they are all more than welcome to take as many pictures and video as desired. Children are also welcome, but please bring ear protection for them as the cars are sometimes a little loud for little ears! Family can be right behind pit wall to capture all the fun!
Are photo opportunities available?
For events held at each IZOD IndyCar Series race venue and at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the post-experience picture will be available for purchase at the registration table. Those pictures will also be posted to our website at www.indyracingexperience.com in the photo gallery section under the date the rider or driver participated. They are available to view, email, print, and etc at no charge.
Will the Indy Racing Experience operate in the rain?
The Indy Racing Experience does not operate either Ride or Drive experience in the rain. If we are unable to dry the track, each participant will be given the option to reschedule for the next available date that best fits their plans.
Is the Indy Racing Experience available for corporate groups?
Absolutely! The Indy Racing Experience hosts corporate outings at both the Walt Disney World® Speedway and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. We have also hosted several corporate functions at IZOD IndyCar Series tracks throughout the country. Call or email to receive more details so you can plan your big event! We will create each corporate event based on individual wants/needs! Definitely a group event that your clients will NEVER forget!