FAQ’s

Stock Car Racing FAQ’s

DO I NEED TO PICK A DATE WHEN I PURCHASE?

 CAN GUESTS COME ALONG TO THE RACETRACK?

  • Yes, we have an area right on pit lane for them to watch. We encourage you to bring your friends, family and share in the experience.  Guest seating is limited, we suggest bringing folding chairs for your comfort. Tailgating in our parking area is permitted. For our driving experiences, your time at the track can be up to 3 hours start to finish.

WHAT TYPE OF CAR WILL I DRIVE/RIDE IN?

  • These are real NASCAR Sprint Cup-style stock cars,  like the big boys drive on Sunday.
  • Our cars are Ford, Chevy and Toyota.
  • All cars are 4-speed transmissions.
  • Cars will be assigned by height and weight; we will make you as comfortable as possible.

WHAT ARE THE PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS; DO I NEED PRIOR RACING EXPERIENCE?

  • No, you do not need prior racing experience to participate in our driving programs, only the ability to operate a 4 speed standard shift and a valid drivers license. (This requirement is not needed for our ride experience)
  • Our participants range in age from 14 to 90. Many are NASCAR Fans, people that like to drive fast or people that seek a little thrill in their lives.
  • Age Requirements.
    • To participate in our driving program, you must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
    • To participate in our ride program, you must be 14 years of age and have both parents present.
    • (Under 18 (14-17) both parents must sign a minor waiver/release form. If only one parent is coming to the racetrack, the other must sign the form and have their signature notarized. Please make sure to print the form on a color printer. The red text must be in red on the notarized waiver.
  • Size Requirements. All participants must be in relative good health and able to enter and exit the car on their own through a window opening
    • 15″ high x 30″ wide and 36″ off the ground.
    • Size limitations may apply: Maximum height 6’4″ / weight 300 lbs. If you’re near the limits of the size requirements, please email Steve Fox to schedule a time to come to the track and see if you fit, prior to your purchase.
  • There will be no refund due to a student’s inability to fit in the racecar.
  • All cars have 4 speed manual transmissions.

WHAT IS PROVIDED & WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • Sneakers/ closed-toe shoes are required. Dress for the weather, shorts and a T-shirt can be worn under the driving suit in warmer weather.
  • Everything you need- helmets, driving suits and HANS devices are provided.
  • Participants wishing to bring their own helmet and suit will be permitted. The helmet must be SA2010 with hans device clips and the suit must be at least a SFI 3.2A/1 rating single layer.

CAN I CHOOSE THE CAR THAT I WILL DRIVE?

  • You may request a specific car on the day of your program and we will make every attempt to accommodate you.

HOW DO THE DRIVE PROGRAMS WORK?

  • You will go through a Classroom session, Racecar and Racetrack orientation and your Drivers Meeting before you get behind the wheel.
  • You will be able to drive at higher speeds each lap depending upon your own ability.
  • You will follow a lead instructor and learn the correct racing line by following 4 car lengths behind the lead car.

HOW DO THE RIDE PROGRAMS WORK?

  • There is no instruction needed, you will be fitted for your safety gear and hit the racetrack!

WHAT KIND OF TRACK IS POCONO RACEWAY?

  • Pocono Raceway is a 2.5 mile tri-oval super speedway. With it’s three different corners and three different straights it makes for one great racetrack for you to drive on. (See the Pocono Raceway Website)

WHERE DO I GO WHEN I ARRIVE AT POCONO RACEWAY

  • You will enter the race track through gate #1 (infield tunnel entrance). Once you are signed in by the guard, you will be directed to follow the signs to our parking area. If you are doing a Ride-Along, please proceed to our ride registration trailer. It is located on pit lane. If you are participating in one of our driving experiences, please proceed to our classroom for registration. It is located directly in front of the parking area and can be identified by the glass windows surrounding the second floor. Here is a link to our directions page.

CAN I PURCHASE FOOD & BEVERAGES AT THE TRACK/CAN I BRING MY OWN?

  • Yes, you can bring your own and a concession stand will be open for your convenience.

CAN I USE A GOPRO/ACTION CAMERA IN THE RACE CAR?

  • No, for safety and liability reasons we do not allow external cameras in the race cars. We have hard mounted In-Car Video Systems in all race cars and you will have the option to purchase that video.

WHAT IF IT RAINS?

  • We will make every effort to run all sessions. You must register in person, no matter what the weather looks like at your present location or at Pocono Raceway.
  • Please show up or you will be considered a no show cancellation and forfeit your tuition. In the case that we postpone your session, you will be provided a rain check good for one year from that date to complete your program. There are no refunds.

ARE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED?

  • Advance booking is required for our Drive Experiences. You may view availability and make your reservation online or by phone at 877-786-2522. Advance booking is also suggested for Ride Along Experiences.
  • Walk-ins welcome, subject to availability, please call 1-877-786-2522.

CAN I RESCHEDULE OR SEND A SUBSTITUTION?

  • You may not reschedule within 30 days of your reserved date. If for some reason you cannot attend on your reserved date, you may send a substitution at no additional charge.
  • You may reschedule up to 30 days prior to your reserved date with a $75.00 administrative fee for all Drive Programs and a $35.00 administrative fee for all Ride Programs.

HOW MANY KARTS ARE IN THE RACE?

  • A full field of karts is 14.

DO I NEED KART RACING EXPERIENCE?

  • No, we will teach you what you need to know for you to be safe and compete in our races.

WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PRICE?

  • We supply everything. Equally prepared 390cc Pro Karts, full mechanical support, track support, lap time printouts, trophies and all service items – the driver simply shows up and races against other drivers in identical equipment.

HOW FAST ARE THE KARTS?

  • You will reach top speeds of around 50 mph at only 1 inch off the ground.

RACE PARTICIPANT REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 16 years old with a valid drivers license or 14 years old with successful completion of Intro To Team ProKart Racing. Minimum Height 5’0″ – Minimum Weight 100lbs. 
Max Height 6’3″ – Max Weight 260lbs. 
Note: For participants from 14 to 17 years you must have a waiver signed by both parents. If only one parent is coming to the racetrack, the parent not attending must sign the form and have their signature notarized. Please click the following link, Minor Waiver, to review the waiver and if using this form please print in color so the red text is red. We must receive this waiver on the day of the event.

RACING GEAR REQUIRED TO COMPETE:

  • Mandatory gear: M2010 Helmet, Neck Collars, Karting Suit, Racing Gloves.
But not to worry we have helmets, neck collars and karting suits available to rent at a flat fee of $25. You are required to provide your own gloves or we have them available for purchase at the track. A valid drivers license is required to be placed on hold until all rental gear is returned.

WHAT SHOULD YOU BRING?

  •  Friends, family and cameras are welcome.
  •  We recommend that you bring your own water or sports drinks. It is important to stay well hydrated in any kind of weather. We will also have water for sale on site.
  •  Bring lunch, as we cannot guarantee the Pocono Raceway food concession will be open.
  •  We provide chairs and a canopy for participants, although if you are bringing guests we suggest they bring their own lawn chairs.
  •  No open alcoholic beverages allowed prior to the completion of the race.
  •  We suggest you dress for the weather and bring rain gear, which may be worn, over your racing gear in case of rain.

CAN I SIGN UP ALONE?

  • Yes, when you enter an event as a single driver you will be placed on a team with other drivers who have signed up individually.

KART TO KART CONTACT

  • Deliberately spinning, hitting or blocking another kart is strictly forbidden and carries a penalty at the discretion of the race director or head flagman. Repeated offences may lead to your day ending early.

DAMAGE LIABILITY

  • You are not responsible for damage to the karts.

KART POLICIES

TEAM RESERVATION

  • A minimum 50% Deposit is due at the time of reserving your team’s kart. Any balance is due 30 days prior to your scheduled date. (To reserve a kart at the team price it is required that a team manager be assigned to make the reservation for that team.)

RESCHEDULE AND SUBSTITUTIONS POLICY

  • You may reschedule up to 30 days prior to your reserved date with a $50.00 administrative fee. You may not reschedule within 30 days of your reserved date. If for some reason you cannot attend on your reserved date, you may send a substitution at no additional charge.

RAIN POLICY

  • Our kart racing events will run rain or shine, providing there is adequate visibility and track officials deem conditions suitable and safe for racing. You must register in person, no matter what the weather looks like at your present location or at Pocono Raceway. Please show up or you will be considered a no show cancellation and forfeit your tuition. In the case that we cancel your session, you will be provided a rain check good for one year from that date to complete your program. There are no refunds.
WHO CAN SIGN UP FOR THIS PROGRAM?
  • You must have completed a 10 Mile or longer Stock Car Drive Experience with StockCar Racing Experience at Pocono Raceway within 3 years and be at least 18 years old with a valid drivers license. If you would like to do a Stock Car Drive program with us in the morning and drive your own car in the afternoon, as a special incentive we are offering over a 10% discount off the 10-Mile & 20 Mile Drive price when purchased together.
WHAT TYPES OF CARS CAN BE USED?
  • Any type of a sports car or high performance touring car can be used, as long as it has H Speed Rated or higher tires. Only certain SUV’s or Trucks will qualify- GMC Cyclone, Porsche Cayenne or Ford Lightning etc . Convertibles can not be used unless they have an approved type of roll over protection, please call Steve Fox at 877-786-2522 ext.222 to confirm if your convertible is applicable. It will also need to have a current registration, state inspection and insurance. Keep in mind that most of this program will be run at much higher speeds than you see on the highway, so you and the car you choose along with all of its components will need to be up to the task. All cars must pass an in-depth, detailed safety and technical inspection before being allowed on the racetrack. You will be emailed a link to a Tech Sheet with your confirmation along with instructions on how to get it completed. You can also Click Here for the Tech Sheet that is required to be completed and submitted on the day of your event.
HOW FAST WILL I GET TO GO?
  • While there is no set max speed, how fast you go usually depends on you, your car and your driving abilities. You should realize that higher speeds will come with knowledge and experience. The first lap of each session will be under a Yellow Flag. We ask that you limit your speed to 70 MPH until the Green Flag is thrown. Under Green Flag conditions we encourage you to safely and smoothly explore the limits of your car and your skills while staying at your comfort level. Remember this is NOT a race and in the interest of safety we will slow drivers who are demonstrating unsafe and/or irresponsible driving.
HOW MUCH TRACK TIME WILL I GET?
  • Two 15 minute sessions on track with coaching from your Instructor between.
HOW SAFE IS THIS PROGRAM, I HAVE AN EXPENSIVE CAR?
  • Very safe, but with any racetrack activity there are inherent risks. Most of the cars used are high dollar, high-end sports and touring cars that have owners who just want a fun, safe place to open them up. Since 2009 we have run this program with zero reportable incidents.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING WITH ME?
  • You will need a high quality SA rated Auto Racing helmet, preferably full face, SA 2010 designation or newer. If you do not have your own helmet you may rent one for $25. We also suggest anti-glare sunglasses. You will need to wear a long sleeve shirt and long pants while on-track. Wear narrow lightweight closed shoes with non-slip soles. Food and drinks are available for sale at the track; you may also bring your own.
CAN I BRING FRIENDS AND FAMILY?
  • Yes! Guests are welcome to share this special experience with you, bring as many as you choose. Your guests can purchase a 3-Lap Ride in one of our 600 HP Sprint Cup style stock cars while you go thru your Check-In and Drivers Meeting.
CAN I GET MY CAR TECH’D AT THE TRACK?
  • No. You will need to get your car tech’d in advance. You will be required to hand-in your completed tech form at registration on the day of the event. You will be E-mailed a Tech Form along with your confirmation when you purchase your program and choose your date. If you can not run your session due to your car not passing Tech or not having a completed Tech form there will be no refund of any fees paid.
DO YOU OFFER PHOTOGRAPHY OF ME WHILE I AM ON TRACK?
  • We do. Our Photography Staff will talk with you during your class to confirm if you’d like photographs taken.
WHAT HAPPENS IF I CRASH MY CAR?
  • You will need to sign a release and waiver of liability, hold harmless agreement at check-in. We are not responsible for any damage to you or your car regardless of whether this damage was caused by yourself in a single vehicle incident or by another driver in a multi vehicle incident. We are also not responsible for damage to your car for any reason. Check with your Insurance Company to see the limits of your coverage. Some companies might recognize this as Driver Training; most companies will not cover anything that takes place on a racetrack. Any damage to the Pocono Raceway facility will be the responsibility of the individual causing this damage during the course of this event.
WHAT TIME DO I NEED TO BE THERE?
  • Car and driver arrival time is 2:00 PM.
WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?
  • We will make every effort to run your program. You must register in person, no matter what the weather looks like at your present location or at Pocono Raceway. We need a dry racetrack; we cannot run in the rain. If we need to cancel your session because of the weather we will issue you a rain check good for 1 year.
WHAT IS THE DAY’S ITINERARY?
  • You will arrive at the track at 2:00pm where car check-in and preparation begins. Your Drivers Meeting will be at 2:30 pm where all the rules of the program are outlined and explained. Your Instructor will pick up the detailed instructions in the classroom where the StockCar Drive Experience left off. At 3:30 pm he will take you out on the racetrack to show you the driving line, the flag stations and get you ready to drive your car the way it was meant to be driven- FLAT OUT through the three different corners and three long straights that make Pocono “ The Tricky Triangle”. At 4:00 pm you will hit the racetrack for your first of two 15 minute sessions, with on-track activity finished by 5:30 pm.
CAN I TAKE SOMEONE IN THE CAR WITH ME?
  • No, you cannot. Our Insurance regulations will only allow the driver alone or the driver with one of our Instructors in the car for this program.
CAN I SHARE MY CAR?
  • Yes, you can. We run a total of four 15 minute sessions so you will each do two 15 minute sessions.
CAN I BUY GAS AT THE TRACK?
  • Yes! Pocono Raceway sells GT-100 if you would like to purchase fuel at the track please arrive one hour early. Fuel can only be purchased by credit card or you can purchase a Sunoco card from the track.
WHAT ARE THE DATES I CAN SIGN UP FOR?
  • 2019 Season Dates: June 19, July 10, September 2, September 18 and September 30
WHAT DOES IT COST?
  • The cost for this program is $289. With a prerequisite of a 10-Mile or Longer StockCar Driving Experience.
HOW DO I SIGN UP?

We love driving these Slingshots and hope you feel the same. For this reason we have no limit on mileage. Feel free to explore the beautiful Pocono Mountains with no restrictions! We just ask that you stay in Pennsylvania.

ARE INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED ON HOW TO OPERATE THE SLINGSHOT?

  • Yes, we will go over all Polaris Slingshot vehicle operations to assure you are comfortable before heading out on the open road.
  • You must obey all traffic signals and laws of the road. SRE Schools Inc. reserves the right to refuse service to anyone.

BOTH DRIVER AND PASSENGER MUST WEAR A HELMET UNLESS YOU CAN SHOW DOCUMENTED EVIDENCE OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • You (the driver) are 21 years old or older, and have an M endorsed license for more than 2 calendar years, or have completed a PennDOT or Motorcycle Safety Foundation safety course.
  • If you are the passenger of a driver who fits this description, and you are 21 or older.
  • You may bring your own DOT approved helmets or rent ours for $10 per helmet.
  • These rules are in accordance with Pennsylvania Motorcycle helmet laws.

WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING:

We suggest dressing for the weather as if you were to be riding a motorcycle. We highly recommend sunglasses, hat and sun block since you’ll be basking in the open air with the Polaris Slingshots open cockpit design. Any personal items may be kept in lockable storage compartments behind both seats and in the glove box. Bring your own DOT approved helmets if you have them.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be at least 25 years of age and have a current, valid driver’s license.
  • Passengers must be at least 18 years of age and are required to sign the Slingshot Rental Release of Liability.
  • The Driver must know how to operate a 5-speed Manual transmission vehicle.
  • We reserve the right to refuse service with no refund if you cannot show adequate ability in driving a manual transmission.
  • No motorcycle endorsement is required to operate in the state of Pennsylvania.

ARE THESE GUIDED TOURS?

  • No, but we do provide suggested routes to get the most out of your rental time. When you leave with your rental it’s your choice where you go. We just ask that you stay in Pennsylvania.

INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • You are required to purchase state mandated minimum liability insurance from MBA Insurance (our insurance provider) prior to taking the rental vehicle. The $15 insurance cost is not included in the rental cost.
  • The cost for this is $15.00 per day and is not included in the rental rate. The base coverage provided is:
    • 15,000/for any one individual
    • 30,000/for the total accident, regardless of the number of persons
    • 5,000/for property damage
  • You have the choice of adding SLI or Supplemental Liability Insurance ($6.95). SLI is additional liability insurance over and above the state statutory limit. SLI provides you with up to $300,000 total excess liability for damage to other persons and includes $10,000 excess liability for damage to other property.
  • All coverage and waivers are subject to the terms and conditions of the rental contract and do not include coverage for property, personal or otherwise, or damage as a result of negligence on the part of the renter or passenger for any illegal use of the Slingshot or its use under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • PA Uninsured/Underinsured motorist coverage is not available and is not covered under this policy.
  • If you are ill, or sick, or on any prescription or over the counter medication you cannot operate our Slingshot.
  • Keep in mind you are responsible for the operation of your rental.
  • Rental rules must be acknowledged and adhered to at all times

SECURITY DEPOSIT

  • The day before your rental we will authorize your credit card for $1,500.
  • This is a way to make sure the funds are available and can be drawn from your account in the case of damage to the Slingshot during your rental.
  • Providing no damage is done the full $1,500 will be released back to your account after the rental return check in is complete.

CUSTOMER RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Customer is responsible for fuel and any applicable taxes. (Only use 91-octane or higher gasoline to fuel the vehicle).
  • Please bring the Slingshot back with a full tank of gas. If you do not there will be a $35 fueling surcharge.
  • You will be responsible for any moving violations and/or tolls incurred during your rental period.

 RATES AND FEES

  • Reservations are based on availability.
  • There will be no refunds for unused time.
  • Towing is not covered.
  • Renter and 1 additional driver are included in the rental price. Any additional drivers listed on the rental agreement will be $25 per person.

 CANCELLATIONS/RESCHEDULING

Rescheduling

  • No rescheduling within 14 days of the originally reserved date.
  • 14 or more days out from the originally reserved date you may reschedule at no additional charge. Based on availability of your new date choice.

Cancellations           

Within 30 days of the original purchase date.

  • You can cancel your reservation up to 14 days out from your reserved date and receive a refund less a $75 administration fee.
  • Within 14 days of your reserved date there are no cancellations or refunds.

Outside 30 days of the original purchase date.

  • No refunds. No exceptions.

RAIN POLICY

  • On the day of your rental, if it is raining and you do not leave with the Slingshot rental we will allow you to reschedule at no additional cost.
  • We are not responsible and do not prorate any Slingshot rentals. If you drive the Slingshot and inclement weather causes any loss of rental time for you there are no refunds or credits.

 WHAT IS YOUR REFUND POLICY?

  • Please see Cancellation Policy or Gift Voucher Policy.

 RETURNS

  1. Late returns are subject to a $30 fee per 15-minutes per rental, after a 15-minute grace period.
  2. We reserve the right to report a vehicle stolen to the appropriate authorities if it is not returned at the date and time indicated on this agreement. Please call if you are running late! (charges will still apply).
  3. Any damages to the vehicle must be reported immediately, and an incident report must be filed with PA State Police.
  4. Fuel the vehicle prior to return to the level to which it was prior to the rental. A refueling fee of $35 will be charged if it is not refueled.

SLINGSHOT RENTAL GIFT VOUCHER POLICY

  • Vouchers do not expire.  There are no service fees for unused vouchers.
  • The paid value of the voucher will never expire.  The promotional value is good for one year from the date of purchase.  After one-year promotional period, you will be required to call our office to schedule a date.  We will apply the paid value toward any of our current programs.
  • Vouchers that are lost or stolen will be replaced for the original purchase price with valid proof of purchase.
  • Purchasers of retail priced Slingshot Gift Vouchers may request a refund less a $50 administration fee within 30 days of the purchase date, after 30 days Slingshot Gift Vouchers are not refundable.
  • Gift Vouchers purchased at a discounted price are not refundable.

DO I NEED TO PICK A DATE WHEN I PURCHASE?

HOW FAST WILL I BE ABLE TO DRIVE?

  • We understand that this is why you’re here and we want you to get the most from this experience. However you need to respect that every participants abilities and skills in driving are different and our instructors need to use their professional discretion for the safety of everyone. Speeds will vary and cannot be promised. This program is a strong 7/10 speed, bucket-list style experience. You can generally reach top speeds in the 100mph range on the straight away. We do not limit these cars in any way, so do not doubt that you’ll be reaching 0-60mph in a couple seconds! If you are looking for an adrenaline rush from high speeds we suggest looking at our Stock Car Driving Experiences as the race track used for those experiences can allow speeds up to 160mph.

 CAN GUESTS COME ALONG TO THE RACETRACK?

  • They sure can! Guests may purchase a $11 Pit Pass for entry to the “Pit Area”. This offers tented seating, closer photo ops & waters – you can buy during booking or at the track. We do not own the track – Therefore we have no control over what’s offered for free or Pit Area viewing, but we do our best to offer safety & comfort. We will definitely have free areas – usually behind fence lines, not always close for photos, not always including seating. (Note: This only pertains to Exotic Experiences, NOT Stock Cars. Our Stock Car Experiences do not have any costs associated to spectators.)

WHAT CARS ARE AVAILABLE TO DRIVE?

  • Here are the cars you have the choice to drive: Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Huracan, Porsche 911 GT3 or an Audi R8 V10. Cars available may change without prior notice, but all choices will be top quality exotic cars.
  • The car you drive will be chosen upon making your reservation.

WHAT ARE THE PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS; DO I NEED PRIOR RACING EXPERIENCE?

  • No, you do not need prior racing experience to participate in our exotic experience, only a valid drivers license. The Exotic cars can all be run in Automatic mode, so no manual transmission knowledge is required.
  • Age Requirements:
    • To participate in our Exotic Driving Experience, you must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.
  • Size Requirements:
    • Each car has a different cabin space and a helmet adds a couple inches. These Exotic cars are straight off the line so our max height limitations are strict.:
    Ferrari 458 Italia: 6’3”
    Lamborghini Huracan: 6’2”
    Audi R8: 6’3”
    Porsche 911 GT3: 6’5” *Most Cabin Space

WHAT IS PROVIDED & WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?

  • Bring your reminder email/booking confirmation (we need the QR code – you CAN show it on your phone)and bring your valid Driver’s License.
  • Sneakers/closed-toe shoes are required. Dress for the weather, shorts and a T-shirt are acceptable.
  • Helmets will be provided. Participants wishing to bring their own helmet will be permitted. The helmet must be SA2010 or newer.

HOW DOES THE DRIVE EXPERIENCE WORK?

  • Your day will start with a 25 minute safety training class. Then you will drive an Exotic car on the 1.37 Mile East/South Road Course at Pocono Raceway. An instructor will be in the car with you to provide coaching along the way.

WHAT POCONO RACEWAY TRACK IS USED FOR THE EXOTIC EXPERIENCE?

  • You will drive Pocono Raceway’s East/South Road Course configuration which is approximately 1.37 miles long with 15 turns and a 1,900 ft straight away. (See the Pocono Raceway Website)

WHERE DO I GO WHEN I ARRIVE AT POCONO RACEWAY

  • You will enter the race track through gate #1 (infield tunnel entrance). Once you are signed in by the guard, you will be directed to follow flags/signs to the parking lot. After parking please report to Driver Registration. Here is a link to our directions page.

CAN I PURCHASE FOOD & BEVERAGES AT THE TRACK/CAN I BRING MY OWN?

  • We highly suggest bringing your own food & beverages as there is no guarantee that Pocono Raceway will offer concessions.

WHAT IF IT RAINS?

  • Mother Nature tosses curve balls, refunds are NOT provided in the case of a weather reschedule (no exceptions). Inclement weather* conditions may cause drives to be rescheduled to a different time or date, so keep that possibility in mind when planning your day with us.

    • All postponement decisions are made in the best interest of the safety of our drivers / riders, spectators, instructors, and crew; and all decisions are made in real-time based on ACTUAL weather as opposed to projected weather. Unless you have received a text or email alert, please plan to arrive at the track as we have not yet cancelled.

    • How / When Will I Be Alerted?

    You will receive a text alert and email to the information provided in your booking details (the person who made the reservation), as soon as any hours or days have been cancelled. Delay, postponement, and cancellation decisions are often made in real-time. We try to make decisions before your arrival, but the need to postpone can happen within your drive hour (which means you may be at the track when this decision is official).

    There are a LOT of moving pieces to coordinating a reschedule date. If your time is cancelled and you cannot make the weekend-of reschedule option then a later reschedule option and next-steps will be emailed as soon as possible. This can take up to 2 weeks (14 business days) to provide; we thank you in advance for your patience.

    • Can I Get a Refund / Reschedule on Cancellations?

    The decision to modify reservations (car/date/time) will NOT result in a refund; provided a comparable car and reschedule date is offered within 12 months of your event date, and within 3 driving-hours of the original event location. Weekend dates are not guaranteed for reschedules.

    *Inclement weather includes (but is not limited to): Low track temps, heavy rain, snow, high winds, hurricane or tornado warnings, puddling, flooding, lightning, fog.

CAN I RESCHEDULE OR SEND A SUBSTITUTION?

  • Your ticket must be used within 12 months from the date of your original booked date;
  • You can change your time, car, or day within your event weekend without penalty, up to 48 hours prior to your event day (car, date, & time subject to availability);
  • Outside 48 hours of your event day changing your date will result in a $50 fee (per car);
  • Within 48 hours of your event day any modification will result in a $100 fee (per car).
  • All reschedule or transfer requests MUST be submitted following procedures outlined in your Booking Confirmation.
  • No exceptions.

WHAT DOES THE INSURANCE COVER, AND WHY DO I NEED IT? (ONLY PERTAINS TO EXOTIC EXPERIENCES)

We want you to go fast, we want you to have all the fun, but we NEED you to be safe and maintain a responsibility level – so we can continue bringing these beautiful exotics to others who also want to experience them.

Your personal insurance (even an umbrella policy) does not cover our vehicles, or track experiences. This is not the same as a “rental”. If you wish to drive our cars you must select from one of these 3 policies (per 3-lap session – not per car / day):

• Base Level = $39 ($20,000 coverage / $6,000 deductible)

• Mid-Level = $69 ($85,000 coverage / $4,000 deductible)

• Premium Level = $129 ($125,000 coverage / $2,000 deductible)

In the event of an off, automatic cleaning and inspection fees may apply:

• 2 wheels off: $200

• 4 wheels off: $300

• Vehicle contact with foreign object: $500
(ie. cone, curb, debris, etc)

BE ADVISED: If an off occurs and fees are applied, we reserve the right to hold your driver’s license as collateral until all fees are settled.

Code of conduct
Damages and incidentals occurred in scenarios of reckless conduct or negligence are the responsibility of the participant per the experience providers acceptance of liability insurance, release and waiver of liability, and assumption of risk and indemnity agreement forms that are required to be completed before program participation.

Every participant and must follow safety procedures determined by the experience provider. The experience provider reserves the right to interject or revoke a participant’s experience if all safety conditions are not met.

IS THERE INFORMATION I CAN PRINT TO GO ALONG WITH MY GIFT VOUCHER?

Yes, here is a link to a PDF brochure.

DO I NEED TO PICK A DATE WHEN I PURCHASE?

  • No, You can purchase a gift voucher for that special someone and let them choose the date after receiving the voucher.

WHEN WILL I RECEIVE THE GIFT VOUCHER AFTER PURCHASING ONLINE?

  • A few minutes after you purchase a gift voucher, you will receive the gift voucher by email. The Gift Voucher can be printed to present to the recipient.  If you have not received your gift voucher by email, please check your SPAM box. You can also contact us and we will gladly resend your gift voucher. Click here if you wish to contact us . Please be sure to mention your date of purchase.
  • If you ordered apparel, (i.e. Winner Circle Package, Gloves, Hoodies, T-Shirts), items will be shipped by the next business day in a plain non-descriptive envelope from 105 WT Family Blvd Blakeslee, PA 18610. Delivery time is approximately 3-5 days, please call or email for additional shipping options.

CAN I UPGRADE/EXCHANGE MY GIFT VOUCHER?

  • You may upgrade/exchange your gift voucher for any of our experiences by calling our office with your voucher code. Our customer service will assist you to upgrade/exchange your experience for another. Call 877 786 2522.

HOW DO I REDEEM A GIFT VOUCHER?

  •  Gift vouchers only need to be redeemed when the recipient is ready to book their date.  Go to the web address printed on the voucher, input your voucher number, you will be presented with available dates and you are on your way to to completing your booking. Once submitted you will receive a confirmation by email. You can also click here to redeem your voucher.

HOW LONG ARE GIFT VOUCHERS VALID?

  • Gift Vouchers do not expire.
  • There are no service fees for unused balances.
  • Gift Vouchers may be redeemed for the experience described on your gift voucher for a 12-month period following the date of purchase. After the 12-month period specified above, the gift voucher may be redeemed by applying the original purchase price of the voucher toward the current purchase price of any of our available experiences. The original purchase price can be found on the receipt that was provided at the time of purchase. After 12 months you will be required to pay the difference between the purchase price and the current price of the experience. Gift Vouchers may be upgraded to an experience of greater value and the balance will be payable at the time of redemption.
  • Gift Vouchers that are lost or stolen will be replaced only for the original purchase price or balance remaining on the Gift Voucher, with valid proof of purchase (receipt that is sent with Gift Voucher or other documentation acceptable to StockCar Racing Experience).

ARE GIFT VOUCHERS REFUNDABLE?

  • Yes, only in certain instances. Purchasers of retail priced Gift Vouchers may request a refund less 5% within 30 days of the purchase date, after 30 days Gift Vouchers are not refundable.
  • Gift Vouchers purchased at a discounted price are not refundable.
  • Once a date is reserved, there are no refunds or cancellations.

WHAT ARE THE PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS; DO I NEED PRIOR RACING EXPERIENCE?

  • No, you do not need prior racing experience to participate in our driving programs, only the ability to operate a 4 speed standard shift and a valid drivers license. (This requirement is not needed for our ride experience)
  • Our participants range in age from 14 to 90. Many are NASCAR Fans, people that like to drive fast or people that seek a little thrill in their lives.
  • Age Requirements.
    • To participate in our driving program, you must be 18 years of age and have a valid drivers license.
    • To participate in our ride program, you must be 14 years of age and have both parents present.
    • (Under 18 (14-17) both parents must sign a minor waiver/release form. If only one parent is coming to the racetrack, the other must sign the form and have their signature notarized. Please make sure to print the form on a color printer. The red text must be in red on the notarized waiver.
  • Size Requirements. All participants must be in relative good health and able to enter and exit the car on their own through a window opening
    • 15″ high x 30″ wide and 36″ off the ground.
    • Size limitations may apply: Maximum height 6’4″ / weight 300 lbs. If you’re near the limits of the size requirements, please email Steve Fox to schedule a time to come to the track and see if you fit, prior to your purchase.
  • There will be no refund due to a student’s inability to fit in the racecar.
  • All cars have 4 speed manual transmissions.

GIFT VOUCHER POLICY:

  • Vouchers do not expire. There are no service fees for unused vouchers. The paid value of the voucher will never expire. The promotional value is good for one year from the date of purchase. After a one year promotional period, you will be required to call our office to schedule a date. We will apply the paid value toward any of our current programs. Vouchers that are lost or stolen will be replaced for the original purchase price with valid proof of purchase.

REFUND POLICY:

  • Items purchased with a promotion code or any type of discount are non-refundable. If you purchase a Gift voucher at retail price you will receive a refund for the ride/drive program purchased, less a 5% administration fee within 30 days of the purchase date. After 30 days the voucher is non-refundable. Monetary gift vouchers are non-refundable. Bookings are required for all programs, once a booking is made it is non-refundable.

BOOKING/RESCHEDULING POLICY:

  • No refund will be provided for cancellations or in case of no-show.
  • A rescheduling fee of $75 for Drives and $35 for Rides applies for date changes made more than 30 days in advance.
  • 50% of your tuition will be forfeited for date changes made within 30 days of your scheduled date. The remaining 50% of your tuition will be held on account to be used towards any of our experiences.
  • No exceptions.

RAIN POLICY:

  • We will make every effort to run all scheduled sessions. You must register in person, no matter what the weather looks like at your present location. We will run on a delay if possible. In the event that we have to postpone due to weather, your booking will be placed on hold and you will have one year from your originally booked date to complete your experience. Refunds will not be issued. Failure to report to the racetrack will be a forfeiture of your tuition and no rain check will be issued. StockCar Racing Experience is not responsible for any travel expenses incurred by changes beyond our control.

 PHOTO/VIDEO RELEASE:

  • By participating in our experiences you give and grant unto StockCar Racing Experience, and its affiliates, the rights to the use of your name, likeness, voice and/or photographs taken at StockCar Racing Experience, including, but not limited to television and radio broadcasts, film productions, videotape reproductions and the like, and you hereby relinquish all rights therefore for these purposes.

DATES:

  • Dates are subject to change without notice. StockCar Racing Experience is not responsible for any travel expenses incurred by changes beyond our control.

SHIPPING:

  • Orders of apparel and gloves will be shipped within the next business day after receipt of your order.

CODE OF CONDUCT:

  • Damages and incidentals occurred in scenarios of reckless conduct or negligence are the responsibility of the participant per the StockCar Racing Experience/SRE Schools,Inc. acceptance of release and waiver of liability agreement forms that are required to be completed before program participation.
  • Every participant must follow safety procedures determined by StockCar Racing Experience/SRE Schools,Inc.. StockCar Racing Experience/SRE Schools,Inc. reserves the right to interject or revoke a participant’s experience if all safety conditions are not met.

VIDEO POLICY:

SRE Schools, Inc. makes no guarantee that your In-Car Video will record. In the case of a Video failure where it was pre-purchased you will be refunded fully for the Video cost.

PRIVACY POLICY:

Wherever SRE collects personal information we make an effort to include a link to this Privacy Policy. We will ask you when we need information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. The personal information we collect may include your name, title, company or organization name, e-mail address, phone number, work or home address and credit card information.

We may request your e-mail address or mailing address for the purposes of conducting a contest or to provide additional services (for example, subscriptions to announcement lists or information about SRE). Participation in contests or other promotions on the SRE web site is completely voluntary and you have a choice whether or not to disclose personal information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and shipping address), and demographic information (such as zip code). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes.

If you are purchasing something on the SRE web site, we need to know your name, e-mail address, mailing address, credit card number and expiration date. This allows us to process and fulfill your order and to notify you of your order status. Credit card and e-mail information will not be shared or sold to third parties for any purpose except as provided in this Privacy Policy without your express permission.

We may from time to time send e-mail announcing new products and services. If you choose to supply your postal address in an online form, you may receive postal mailings from SRE or third party companies.

Will you disclose the information you collect to outside third parties?
SRE will disclose personal information:

  1. To contact you regarding other products and services which may be of interest to you (including those we may offer jointly with other companies). At any time, however, you may opt out of such contact;
  2. When required by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to:
    • Cooperate with the investigations of purported unlawful activities and conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on SRE;
    • Protect and defend the rights or property of the SRE of sites and related properties, or visitors to the SRE of sites and related properties;
    • Identify persons who may be violating the law, the SRE legal notice and Web site User Agreement, the rights of third parties, or otherwise misusing the SRE or its related properties;
    • Fulfill a user’s order or request;
  3. To process and fulfill your order or notify you of order status;
  4. When we have your consent to share the information;

We maintain a strict “No-Spam” policy that means that we do not sell, rent, or otherwise give your e-mail address to a third-party, without your consent or as permitted by this Privacy Policy.

COOKIE POLICY

To improve your experience on our site, we may use ‘cookies’. Cookies are an industry standard and most major web sites use them. A cookie is a small text file that our site may place on your computer as a tool to remember your preferences. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website.

Our website uses Google Analytics, a service which transmits website traffic data to Google servers in the United States. Google Analytics does not identify individual users or associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. We use reports provided by Google Analytics to help us understand website traffic and webpage usage.

For more information on how Google uses data when you use our site please visit; www.google.com/policies/privacy/partners

To opt-out of Google Analytics you may do so here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout?hl=en

Our website also uses third-party and first-party cookies to inform, optimize, and serve ads based on past visits to our website. More specifically, our website has implemented and uses display advertising, and we utilize Google Analytics to implement a specific feature called remarketing. Remarketing is a feature of Google Ads that allows  us to optimize the delivery of ad content specifically targeted to a visitor’s interests based upon previous visits to our site. If you’d like more information about remarketing lists in Google Analytics please visit the following site: https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/2611268

If you would like to opt-out of Google Analytics for display advertising you may do so by using the Ads Preference Manager here: https://www.google.com/ads/preferences/

Our website also uses Facebook Custom Audiences to deliver advertisements to Website Visitors on Facebook based on email addresses that we have collected. You may learn more about Facebook Custom Audiences by visiting https://www.facebook.com/business/help/341425252616329. For information on how to opt-out of Facebook Custom Audiences please visit: https://www.facebook.com/business/help/1415256572060999

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