Ride and Drive

2015 Rally at the Raceway Ride and Drive Information

Agenda:

  • 3:30-4:15pm: Sponsor and display vehicle staging – (see the Sponsorship Instructions for further details)
  • 4:30pm: All attendees arrive at Richmond I1472092_10152083251127437_1891758914_nnternational Raceway, enter through Gate 4, driving directions are available here.
    • If you are a sponsor bringing a vehicle to display or ride and drive on the track, please meet in the Sponsor Vehicle area on the map below.
    • If you are bringing a personal vehicle to drive on the race track, please meet in the Other Alt Fuel Vehicles area.
    • If you are planning to ride or drive another vehicle, please park in the General Parking area.
  • 4:30-5:00pm: In the Sponsor Vehicle area, attendees will sign the appropriate waivers, check out the vehicles, and line up.
  • 5:00-5:30pm: All vehicles will drive behind the pace car, which will leave from the Sponsor Vehicles area, go around the race track, under the car tunnel and on to pit road. From pit road, groups of 8 will have the chance to demo the vehicles until 6pm. There is a walking tunnel available for those who’d like to watch from the sideline.
  • 5:30-6:00pm: After attendees have completed the laps on the track, they will head up to the Torque Club for the reception.

 

Ride and Drive Map

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • Q: How fast can I go on the track? A: All cars must drive behind the Raceway’s pace car, which will drive at 55mph
  • Q: How many times can I go around the track? A: You’ll be able to do 4-5 laps around the track
  • Q: How many cars will be on the track at once? A: 8 cars will be allowed on the track at once
  • Q: What do I need to bring? A: A valid driver’s license
  • Q: What vehicles can I drive? A: Ultimately, test driving or riding in the displayed vehicles will be left to the discretion of the owner or vendor so please be prepared to show proof of license (for example a CDL)
  • Q: Where should I park? A: If you’re driving your own vehicle, drive to the vehicle staging area and if you’re going to drive or ride someone else’s vehicle, park in the designated guest parking area on the map

Some vehicles participating in the ride and drive:

Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision bus

(3) Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision BBVC 65 Passenger buses – Carter Machinery

Ford F250 Bi-fuel CNG Police Truck – City of Richmond

Class 2 dedicated CNG GMC Van – City of Richmond

Honda Civic Natural Gas dedicated –  City of Richmond

Thomas Built propane 2

Thomas Built Propane School Bus – Sonny Merryman

Thomas Built CNG

Thomas Built CNG Type C School Bus – Sonny Merryman

Icom Direct Injection propane Chevrolet pickup - ICOM North America and Revere Gas

Icom Direct Injection propane Chevrolet pickup – ICOM North America and Revere Gas

Ford F250 Propane Truck - Phillips Energy

Ford F250 Propane Truck – Phillips Energy

Propane powered Ford Lincoln -  Phillips Energy

Propane powered Ford Lincoln – Phillips Energy

Mac's Service Center 2014 Ford CMAX

2014 Ford CMAX Hybrid – Mac’s Service Center

E3 Autocar Heil Body - Colonial Truck

E3 Autocar Heil Body – Colonial Truck

F150 Propane Truck - AmeriGas

F150 Propane Truck – AmeriGas

VNG 2014 Chevy Cruze CNG Bi-fuel

2014 Chevy Cruze CNG Bi-fuel – Virginia Natural Gas

CNG Honda Civic - Charlottesville Gas

CNG Honda Civic – Charlottesville Gas

2015 Ford Fusion Energi Electric - Richmond Ford

2015 Ford Fusion Energi Electric – Richmond Ford

Leaf

2015 Nissan Leaf – Sheehy Nissan

BMW i3 - Richmond BMW

BMW i3 – Richmond BMW

2014 Gillig CNG bus with a Cummins 280hp ISLG natural gas engine - GRTC Transit

2014 Gillig CNG bus with a Cummins 280hp ISLG natural gas engine – GRTC Transit

2013 Ford E-450 with a V-10 converted dedicated Natural Gas fueled engine - GRTC Transit

2013 Ford E-450 with a V-10 converted dedicated Natural Gas fueled engine – GRTC Transit

VCC Propane Vehicle

2008 Bi-fuel Propane Chevrolet Impala – Virginia Clean Cities