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Simraceway Performance Driving Center

29359 Arnold Dr, Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA 95476-9765
+1 800-733-0345
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A great experience

I arrived really not knowing what to expect. The experience I had well and truly exceeded my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Furdertime
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Perth, Australia
Fantastic staff, big fun.

Wow! Simraceway is an excellent way to dip your toe into the world of track days and performance... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
MattFullner
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Napa, California
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A Racing School with World-class instructors operating from a state-of-the-art facility at the finest road course in America. The Simraceway Performance Driving Center graduates hundreds of career-minded racers and thousands of motoring enthusiasts each year, so whether you're seeking a life-changing experience or yearning for the experience of a lifetime, take a look at the wide range of programs and courses we offer to find out what we can do for you.
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29359 Arnold Dr, Turn 1, Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, CA 95476-9765
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I arrived really not knowing what to expect. The experience I had well and truly exceeded my expectations. It's one thing to 'drive' a super car, but to be able to tackle the track with the theory we had was great. I had Greg as...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow! Simraceway is an excellent way to dip your toe into the world of track days and performance driving. The staff are very professional and will patiently teach you how to conquer the challenging Sonoma Raceway. Also, the price is great for the level of...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an awesome experience. Low car count, great weather and an excellent coach. Highly recommend Track Day Plus.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location and racetrack. Overall fantastic course, superb instructors and overall great experience.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I’ve done all 3 levels with Simraceway at Sonoma. They are a very professional group with great coaches that have real professional experience. I like it that the driving group sizes are small (mine were all less than 10), minimizing passing and allowing you to...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They told me I would walk away from this with a little less tire, a little less brake, but a big grin on my face. Well, that grin lasted two weeks! Thrilling experience that’s worth every penny! Exceptional office staff and top flight instructors who...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such an amazing experience! Worth the price... and will come back again! Learned so very much and feel thankful to have found this experience!

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Reviewed 17 June 2018

Great coaching and great experience at the Performance Driving 2 course with Dave Smith. Highly recommend it to anyone who is interesting in understanding how to handle a car on a track!

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

This past May, my wife and I visited the Sonoma area while on vacation. In a concession for doing a wine bus, I was able to book a private car for my wife and me for the Roads of Sonoma Tour. We arrived at the...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

When I signed up for the Formula 3 SCCA class I didn't expect to be driving in the rain. The first of three days was very wet; and it got progressively worse for the next two days. I was wet to my socks; And the...More

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Monica G
5 March 2018|
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Response from TimingsEverything | Reviewed this property |
$1995. Well worth it. You use their supercar, a McLaren 570S; they insure the risk of damage; and you use up their (very expensive) tires, and their (very expensive) brakes. And of course, you get expert instruction and... More
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hollyann101
20 September 2017|
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Response from Shawn J | Property representative |
Hi, You would need to know how to drive a manual transmission in order to enroll in the Formula 3 programs. The McLaren and Race Karting options do not have that requirement. Thank you Shawn
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bdbohman
27 July 2017|
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Response from Jesse M | Reviewed this property |
Call Renee Studebaker, at SimRaceway. 707-938-9889. For the Sprint Kart Racing Series, it's $495. That includes 2, 20 min practice sessions, a 5 lap qualify, a 10 lap Semi, and a 12 lap Main. These races are held monthly... More
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