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You Need to Try a Thrilling Pocono Raceway Driving Experience

Not much is more exciting than the visceral experience of the roaring and rumbling of high horsepower racing cars. One thing that is more exciting? Getting behind the wheel yourself and feeling the thrill of controlling a powerful machine.

With a Pocono Raceway Driving Experience, you have the chance to experience the vibrations in your hands as you grip the steering wheel and race over the track. See below for some different ways that you can make a Pocono Raceway Driving Experience happen!   

The Pocono Raceway Driving Experience

Have you ever wanted to zoom down a racetrack in a stock car? With a Pocono Raceway Driving Experience, you can! There are a few different companies that rent out high power stock cars to drive the iconic Tricky Triangle. Fly down the same track that professionals in the IndyCar Series and NASCAR have raced on in your very own racecar with these experiences!

Stock Car Racing Experience

With a Stock Car Racing Experience at the Poconos Raceway, you can choose from several different adventures. Go for a classic stock car experience, bring your own sports car, or pick a Poconos Raceway exotic car experience and drive an exotic car along the challenging 2.5 miles of track.

If you want to race with friends, consider trying Team Prokart Racing! This activity brings go-karts to the Poconos Raceway to create a high-octane experience. Your heart will be sure to race, as the karts that are just one inch above the ground reach speeds of up to 50 MPH. Karts, racing suits, helmets, trophies are all provided so you’ll have everything you need for a thrilling day.

Dream Drive Exotics

Choose from a three, five, or seven-lap autocross experience through Dream Drive Exotics. You can also opt to go on a ride along, in which you sit back and enjoy the ride as a passenger as someone else drives the car. The cars available from Dream Drive Exotics include Lamborghinis, Ferraris, a McLaren, an Audi, and a Maserati.

The Formula Experience

Drive anywhere between 3 and 70 laps with a Pocono Raceway Formula Experience. As with the above company, you can choose to either drive the car yourself or ride along (though you can only book 3 laps with a ride along). The car available for the formula experience is a Nemesis SC99, and the ride along car is a Mazda Miata.  

Other Activities at the Poconos Raceway

If you’d like to have the track to yourself, you can rent parts of it! Free tours of the track are also available—just stop by the Fan Store to request one. In addition to the NASCAR and INDYCAR races, there are several events at the Pocono Raceway, ranging from air shows to the annual Warrior Dash. Be sure to check the Pocono Raceway website for more information!

Make a Pit Stop at Mountaintop Lodge

After a day of high-speed excitement at the Poconos Raceway, you’ll need a quiet place to recharge. Mountaintop Lodge at Lake Naomi is just a short drive away from the track—less than 10 minutes if there isn’t any traffic! Despite being so close, Mountaintop Lodge’s location on the shores of Lake Naomi makes for a tranquil respite.

It’s the perfect place to step back from the hustle and bustle of everyday life for a while. From the moment you arrive, the fresh mountain air and beautiful, scenic views of surrounding nature will invite you to relax.

In addition to comfortable, cozy rooms, as a guest of Mountaintop Lodge, you will enjoy all kinds of additional amenities. From luxurious linens to a complimentary homemade breakfast, the lodge has everything you need for a relaxing stay.

There’s a coffee shop attached to the lodge that provides delicious pastries and fresh, local coffee. And, guests of Mountaintop Lodge enjoy complimentary access to the long list of amenities at Lake Naomi Club, which includes access to lake beaches, pools, a community center, outdoor courts, and more.

Be sure to browse all our accommodations, and book your stay in the Pocono Mountains today!

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