Exotic Driving Experience features supercars by Ferrari, Lamborghini, Audi, Aston Martin, Nissan and Porsche . All cars are paddle shift equipped.
The cars used in the Exotic Driving Experience are all paddle shift equipped. Paddle shift allows the driver to change gears without taking his/her hands off the steering wheel. Paddles are located directly behind the steering wheel, with the up shift paddle on the right (in the 3 o’clock position) and the downshift paddle on the left (in the 9 o’clock position). Cars equipped with paddle shift do not have a clutch pedal and the driver may choose to operate the car in “automatic” mode. In automatic mode the computer controls the gear changes.
All vehicles in the EDE fleet have standard side hinged doors.
Driving Experience Age Restrictions: You must be at least 18 years old with a valid drivers license to participate in the Driving experience at Walt Disney World® Speedway and Daytona International Speedway; and at least 16 years old at all other locations. Thrill Ride Age Restrictions: You must be at least 14 years old to participate in the Thrill Ride. All participants under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Yes. Due to the design of the Lamborghini (Gallardo LP560-4/Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera), and the requirement that all Exotic Driving Experience (EDE) participants wear a helmet, cockpit headroom is limited. Customers over 6’2” may have difficulty comfortably or safely driving or riding in these cars. If the EDE instructor determines that you are unable to safely drive or ride you will be given the opportunity to complete your experience in another car, at the instructor’s discretion.
The general hours of operation are 8AM to 5PM with gates opening at 7:30AM. Visit our Thrill Rides or Driving Experiences pages for specific program information.
Absolutely! At the Exotics Course at Walt Disney World® Speedway, we have a specially constructed spectator grandstand viewing area that allows friends and family to see the entire layout of the course. They are welcome to bring video recorders and cameras to help commemorate your experience.
No experience is required.
All participants are provided with a regulation helmet. Participants need to wear socks, closed-toe shoes and long pants. NOTE: Long pants are required at our New Jersey Motorsports Park location. Driving participants should also bring their valid drivers license to the track.
Top speed varies according to student performance, location and limits set for each experience.
Reservations are required for all Exotic Driving Experiences. Reservations are not required for Thrill Rides and are available on a first come first served basis.
Exotic Driving Experience products; including reservations for Driving Experiences, gift cards and Thrill Ride gift cards can be purchased on-line or by calling our Customer Service and Sales Center at 1.855.822.0149.
Yes, based on availability at time of booking, you may book up to five (5) basic packages in an hour time slot. For Example, you could drive the Ferrari 458 Italia, Lamborghini Gallardo LP570-4 Superleggera, Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, Audi R8 and Porsche 997S at 8am if space is available. Simply add all to your shopping cart. Options to purchase multiple packages that include 2 or 4 lap upgrades are also available and is based on availability and your choice of packages and upgrades. Call 1.855.822.0149 and let one of our representatives configure your ultimate ‘Drive Your Dream’ experience.
You can add your name to the wait list for a driving class that is sold out. You can do this by calling 1.855.822.0149. [You will not be charged for signing up to be on the wait list.] If a seat opens up, a call center representative will contact you to book your seat. It is highly recommended that you check back often to see if seats are available.
No, you will be driving with a professional driving instructor in the passenger seat providing coaching and feedback.
Participants should be aware that each of our vehicles is unique; and per location we operate only one of each vehicle offered. We will do everything we can to ensure that each vehicle is available on days that we operate. However, unanticipated maintenance requirements may mean that a particular vehicle is not available on the day of reservation. We will attempt to accommodate all participants with acceptable alternative experiences.
The Driver Release Fee is in lieu of a “crash clause” requiring each participant to commit a certain amount that will be forfeited in the event of an incident/crash. EDE provides that each driver who pays the $35 Driver Release Fee will not be responsible for most damage to the car resulting from an incident/crash at the track. Only in the event that a driver intentionally or negligently fails to follow the clear instructions of the in-car instructor which leads to an incident/crash will EDE seek financial recompense for resulting damage to the vehicle.
Thrill Rides are given on a first come, first served basis, schedule permitting and will be given in the Lamborghini Gallardo LP560-4, Audi R8 or Porsche 997. The specific Thrill Ride car will be determined at the sole discretion of the driving instructor at time of the ride, based on car availability. No reservations are required. At Walt Disney World® Speedway our Thrill Rides will be offered between 9am and 4pm on the days Exotic Driving Experience is operating and 9am to 4pm at all other locations. We recommend calling 1.855.822.0149 to confirm and dates/times before visiting.
If we are unable to dry the course, each participant will be given the option to reschedule to a mutually agreeable date or be issued a rain certificate. Sorry, refunds are not available.
Yes! Exotic Driving Experience offers monetary gift cards that can be used to purchase any Thrill Ride or Driving Experiences as well as merchandise. Gift Cards can be purchased on-line, trackside or by calling at 1.855.822.0149. Minimum Gift Card purchase is $20.00.
Gift Cards can be redeemed via our website, www.exoticdriving.com or by calling 1.855.822.0149 and at the track. Gift Cards can be used trackside to purchase Thrill Rides and Driving Experiences (when space is available) as well as photos, videos and merchandise.
Please have your Gift Card with you at the time of booking/purchase as the card number (on the back of the card) as well as the PIN/security code (scratch off the silver strip on the back of the card) will be needed.
Gift Cards are valid for the monetary amount purchased. As such, any total purchase (sales tax, etc.), which exceeds the monetary value of the card will be due at the time of purchase. Thrill Rides and Driving Experience prices vary depending on desired package and location. All prices are subject to change without notice.
No. There is no expiration on Exotic Driving Experience Gift Cards.
If a Gift Card is lost or stolen, we will credit only the balance remaining on the Gift Card, with valid proof of purchase (receipt that is sent with Gift Card). Please call 1.855.822.0149 for assistance.
Review your Gift Card balance anytime on-line by visiting www.exoticdriving.com or call 1.855.822.0149 during normal business hours.
No, there are no service fees for unused balances.
You can use a Gift Card with a damaged magnetic strip as long as the numbers on the card, including PIN, are legible or you have the original receipt that has the unique identifying number (sent with gift card).
There is a $75 fee charged for any cancellations or changes made more than 30 days prior to the experience date. Cancellation or changes made less than 30 days prior to experience data are subject to forfeit the entire amount.
No, if you need your order split between addresses, you will need to create separate orders for each individual address.
Web orders that included a mailed item (gift cards or Thrill Ride cards) can only be shipped within the U.S. and Canada.
International orders of driving experiences (where the confirmation is emailed) from these specific countries can be purchased online. Australia, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Pakistan, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom.
All other international orders must be placed by calling 1.855.822.0149.
Photos and videos are not included in the price of your Driving Experience or Thrill Ride. However, photos and videos are available for purchase at the track on the day of your experience.
Snacks and refreshments are available for purchase at the merchandise trailer.
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