Take The Wheel, Melt Your Face In A Real Race Car At The Iowa Speedway

If you’re looking for a big thrill, hang on. For dear life, that is. The Iowa Speedway offers a chance to be a passenger in a real Nascar-style race car. Or if you’re really daring, there’s an opportunity for you to take the wheel and turn some laps!

Interested in losing your yellow rookie stripe? Do you have what it takes to handle one of these beasts? Here’s the scoop on an Iowa experience that might just melt your face.

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You don’t need any race car experience to participate in the experience, just a driver’s license – you must be 18-years-old to drive the car or 14-years-old to ride. Looking for more thrills? Here are 10 more adventures for Iowa thrill-seekers.

Address: Iowa Speedway Dr, Newton, IA 50208, USA