Stock Car Racing Experience, Medicine Hat Speedway

Get ready for a high octane, high speed, adrenaline pumping NASCAR style stock car racing experience at Medicine Hat Speedway. Feel the speed and power that these stock car racing machines bring to the table. Strap in, buckle up, and hang on for the driving experience of your life!
Where: Medicine Hat, Alberta
Price for: 1 Participant
Picture of Taste of Speed - 5 laps           Medicine Hat Speedway
Taste of Speed - 5 laps Medicine Hat Speedway
The Taste of Speed package is for those who want to say, “I did it!”. One more check on the bucket list! The Taste of Speed package will give you all the thrills and excitement of NASCAR racing in a smaller “condensed” version. After classroom instruction, you’ll be on track for 5 laps.
Picture of The Qualifier - 10 laps          Medicine Hat Speedway
The Qualifier - 10 laps Medicine Hat Speedway
The Qualifier package is for those who have had a taste and want more.
Picture of The Shootout - 15 laps           Medicine Hat Speedway
The Shootout - 15 laps Medicine Hat Speedway
The “Shootout” experience is so much more than any entry level experience. You will get suited in our beautiful custom Rusty Wallace Racing Experience driver’s suit made by Oakley. You go through a 45 minute orientation with one of our Professional Instructors and then you drive for 15 laps of racing.
Picture of Start Your Engines - 20 laps           Medicine Hat Speedway
Start Your Engines - 20 laps Medicine Hat Speedway
If you are looking for just a little more lap time, this is the experience for you. We take everything from our Shootout package above and add more laps for a total of 20 laps. More laps equals more speed and more thrills.
Picture of Ride Along - 3 laps           Medicine Hat Speedway
Ride Along - 3 laps Medicine Hat Speedway
Climb in, buckle up and ride shotgun in a NASCAR stock car driven by a professional instructor for a 3-lap qualifying run. This is the ride of a lifetime, you are riding shotgun with a real stock car racing driver around the awesome Medicine Hat Speedway for the high speed driving thrill of a lifetime.
Picture of Side by Side Ride Along - 5 laps           Medicine Hat Speedway
Side by Side Ride Along - 5 laps Medicine Hat Speedway
Just when you think it can’t get any more realistic, it does!! Experience all the thrills of the Ride Along package but now with another race car. These cars will simulate the thrill of racing to the checkered flag door handle to door handle as they dice back and forth passing within inches of each other.


Drive a real stock car!
For the true NASCAR fan in your life, the incredible gift of an authentic stock car racing experience is one they'll remember forever. Make that dream come true at Medicine Hat Speedway. The NASCAR racing fan in your life will never forget the thrill of putting 400 horse power of racing machine through its paces around an incredible track.

Become a NASCAR driver for the day
Your stock car driving experience begins the moment you arrive and are fitted out in your authentic racing suit, helmet and boots.  You’ll start with a pre-race briefing and learn all there is to know on how to tame the track and get the most out of your mean racing machine. Then it's time to slide behind the wheel of your highly tuned 400 horse power NASCAR proven stock car, with your mind focused on one thing only - SPEED!

The driving experience of a lifetime!
Rusty Wallace Racing Experience utilizes an incredibly dedicated and knowledgeable staff, beautiful NASCAR race cars, and state of the art technology to complete your unforgettable racing experience.  The perfect gift for dad, your boyfriend or husband…this is the gift for him he’ll always remember!

2018 Dates



*Dates are subject to change


The Cars

  • All of the vehicles are standard transmission, if you need help operating a standard vehicle our pit crews will help you leave the pit area and get you up to speed quickly.
  • The cars have an integrated tube chassis built from the ground up for safety and speed. 
  • The Late Model cars are designed from day one to race on smaller short ovals.
  • The strong chassis is combined with a fiberglass body making the cars lighter and quicker than the bigger NASCAR style Cup cars used at bigger ovals. 
  • The design of the cars combined with their light weight and incredible power to weight ratio make them a thrilling choice on the short ovals. 
  • The car's chassis is combined with a GM crate motor making approximately 400 is a combination that will take your breath away as the car rockets off the corner.

How fast will I be able to go?

  • Each level of experience has a target speed.  The speeds will vary according to a driver’s individual performance.

Do I need any prior racing experience?

  • No racing experience is required, but you must have a valid driver’s license to participate in the driving experiences.

Are there any age requirements?

  • To participate in our driving programs students must be at least 18 years old. In our ride along programs riders must be 14 years old to participate plus be accompanied by a legal guardian or parent.

What is provided?

  • All participants are provided with a Driver’s Suit, Helmet (with one way radio communication) and a HANS Device.

What to wear?

  • Participants need to wear closed toe shoes & clothes that will be comfortable under the Driver’s/Rider’s suit.

Are there weight and height restrictions?

  • NASCAR race cars don’t have doors. All Driver’s & Rider’s must have the ability to climb through a 15” high by 28” wide window that sits 35” from the ground. Drivers must be at least 5′ tall. Maximum height is 6′ 4″. Waist and chest can be no bigger than 52".

What if I damage the car?

  • You are financially responsible for all damage caused to the car due to driver error. A Vehicle Protection Plan is available for $60.00, subject to a $1000.00 deductible.  You can purchase optional insurance at the track on the day of your event.  Due to the quality of the training and cars, damage is rare.


What if it rains?


  • Please note that this experience is dependent on weather. Should your date be cancelled due to weather, your certificate will be honored for a future date but no refunds can be issued.

If you are looking for an unforgettable Father’s Day, birthday, or anniversary, graduation gift idea for him that he will always remember -  this is it!  Searching for a unique idea for their bachelor or bachelorette party?  A stock car driving experience is the perfect thing to do to get the day started in Medicine Hat,Alberta.  They will never forget this adrenaline filled experience you gave them!

This Stock Car Racing Experience takes place at Medicine Hat Speedway, Medicine Hat, Alberta.


How To Book Your Experience

 *** A $4.75 booking fee will be payable to the experience provider when you reserve your experience.