Richard Petty Driving Experience Announces Additional Kansas Speedway Dates

Stock Car Rides and Drives Available On Remaining October Weekends

(Concord, NC) October 11, 2010 – Richard Petty Driving Experience (RPDE) and Kansas Speedway announced that the world leader in NASCAR-style Driving and Ride-Along Experiences will be on the 1 ½ mile track October 15-17, 23, 24, 30 and 31, offering fans the opportunity to strap into a NASCAR race car for as low as $59.

“We’re thrilled to add these dates at Kansas Speedway,” said Mike Bartelli, Chief Marketing Officer of Petty Holdings and Richard Petty Driving Experience. “It is certainly one of our favorites among the 24 tracks we visited in 2010, and we love how people come from all over the Midwest to join us whenever we’re there.
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“We’re happy to announce that RPDE has added additional dates at Kansas Speedway,” said Kansas Speedway President Pat Warren. “RPDE offers fans an opportunity to see what drivers experienced in the Price Chopper 400 presented by Kraft Foods on Oct. 3 as they chased the checkered flag.”

RPDE also announced that its famous Ride-Along Experience will be available for only $59 on these October dates. Regularly $109, the Ride-Along puts the guest in the passenger’s seat with a professional instructor driving at speeds of up to 155MPH.

The Ride-Along can be purchased from RPDE at the race track on the above dates.

For more information, call 800.237.3889 or visit


About Richard Petty Driving Experience:

Richard Petty Driving Experience, a motorsports entertainment and automotive services company headquartered in Concord, N.C., produces and facilitates NASCAR-style stock car drive and ride-along experiences, auto manufacturer ride and drive programs, safe driving programs, mobile marketing events and production services to the film industry. The company offers rides and drives at more than 20 major speedways around the country and has permanent facilities in Las Vegas, Orlando, and Concord, NC. For more information, call 1-800-237-3889 or visit

About Kansas Speedway:

Kansas Speedway is now offering single event tickets for each of our races in 2011, including both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events. Season tickets, which include a Track Pass that allows fans to watch the pre-race concert and driver introductions from the infield, are also available. Tickets are on sale now by calling 866.460.RACE or logging onto Parking is always free at Kansas Speedway and fans can bring in one 6x6x12-inch soft-sided cooler with their favorite food and beverages.

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