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Richard Petty Racing Experience setting up shop at PPIR

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Once a place to sit and watch race cars from the grand stand, Pikes Peak International Raceway (PPIR) is now a place to experience speed. The options for getting into a car and on the track are increasing with the Richard Petty Driving Experience. Make it appeal to a bigger, broader audience," said company President & CEO, Rick Fedrizzi.The famous race group based in North Carolina, now adds PPIR as one of only a few year round branch locations.

The addition of Petty brings gives the underutilized track, the potential to operate ever day of the year. Demand exceeded openings when Petty set up shop here for two or three weekends in past years. Now it is part of a new year round plan at PPIR called Drive 365. "Stock car, sports cars, drag racing, drifting, you can come out and have fun 365 days a year," said PPIR President Bob Boileau.

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