If you’re going to being spending some time in Sevierville anytime soon and looking to have a bit of fun/unwind, NASCAR Speedpark is as good a place as any in the Smokies to really let your hair down and bring out that inner child again. With 8 tracks to choose from, there’s a course for everyone in your family or group. But that’s not all, the Speedpark also has bumper boats, an arcade, a climbing wall, putt-putt golf, a kids coaster, adult roller coaster, and a handful of other rides to keep you entertained for hours.
So you’re wanting to try your hand at the big time? Well, the Smoky Mountains Speedway is it. This quarter-mile D-oval shaped course is where the pros go to race at NASCAR SpeedPark. You’ll get the chance to drive a 3/8 scale version of an actual NASCAR Sprint Cup car. The only stipulation – drivers must be at least 5 feet tall and have a valid driver’s license.
The Competitor is the next track down from the Smoky Mountains Speedway, but don’t let it fool you. This oval short track’s high banks and side by side racing don’t leave much to the imagination as you try to fend drivers off around every turn. These Eagle cars require a minimum height of 54” to drive while double karts require persons at least 5 feet to drive and 40″ to ride as a passenger. Drivers also must be 18 years of age.
The Intimidator track is a monster in itself. Hence, it’s name. Drivers must be at least 54” tall, no exceptions. This one’s a “must race” for anyone coming to the Speedpark and one that many will come back to, thinking this time I’ll get the best of The Intimidator.
A 750-foot slick track, Slidewayz features hard, tight turns. It’s highly polished surface provides for a teeth-grinding, white-knuckle race every time out. Come test your mettle at Slidewayz, you won’t be sorry. To drive Slidewayz, you must be at least 54” tall. Drivers must be at least 60” tall and 18 years of age and passengers must be at least 40” tall on the two-seaters.
Family and Kids rides:
Family 500 – An hourglass shaped road course for rookies and pros, this track features single and double seat cars. On the two-seaters, drivers must be at least 60” tall and 18 years of age and passengers must be at least 40” tall. On the single-seaters, drivers must be at least 48” tall. This track is definitely built for fun for the entire family.
Young Champions – This 1,100-foot track is a fan favorite for all visitors. Drivers must be at least 54” tall. On the two-seaters, drivers must be at least 60” tall and 18 years of age and passengers must be at least 40” tall.
The Qualifier – At this beginner’s track drivers must be at least 48” tall.
Baby Bristol – Kids love NASCAR too – and they’ll love the chance to drive their very own car around this 200-foot starter track. Children must be at least 40” tall to drive.
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