Racing Academy

School the competition with AMP Professional Racing School and Driver Development Programs

Adams Motorsports Park boasts one of the longest straights in the country measuring in at an impressive 700 feet. With 14 different turns, we challenge even the most veteran drivers. Our world famous track has just the combination of slow and fast corners, allowing something for drivers of every skill level. AMP has been a key factor in the development of professional drivers such as George Mack, Buddy Rice, Richie Hearn, Alex Barron, Jeff Ward, Kevin Harvick, and Troy Adams — more than any other track in the country. Let our experienced staff help to add your name to that list!

AMP has proudly hosted club, state, and national championship events since 1963. We are the home track of two of the state’s largest kart racing clubs. Our special amenities include a large pit area, running water, and a full-service concession stand.

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They Said It!

“Troy and the AMP staff did a fantastic job with RJ. The skills he learned karting are invaluable. RJ is a much better racer thanks to the Adams Driver Development Program.” –Randy Anderson, Walker Evans Racing

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Racing School

Introduction Racing Program: IRP Beginner*

Stage 1: This teaches students the difference between the gas and the brake pedal with an emphasis on braking while working on hand, eye, foot coordination. Students go through on track drills and learn the beginning stages of driver control.

Stage 2: This is where the first stage is mastered, students are then taught how to maneuver their kart under complete control. Our Racing Instructors pick up the pace and teach students the basic racing lines to sharpen their skills. The emphasis for this level is kart control and getting the most out of the racing line.

Stage 3: This is where it all comes together, karting control, racing line and threshold braking techniques. With the skills taught in the previous classes, our students advance to learn the art of passing and making it stick. The students are now prepared to race.

All stages include approximately 3 on-track driving sessions, each driving session is approximately 10-13 laps around the 7/10 of a mile track (depending on drivers experience).

Price: $250 Per Lesson, Kid Kart (ages 5-7), max 3 students

$300 Pre Lesson, Cadet/Full Size (ages 8+), max 6 students

 

Competitive Racing Program: CPR Intermediate*

Students are taught kart control during critical maneuvers. The emphasis of this course is placed on the use of the throttle, braking and chassis dynamics. Lessons will include learning racing lines and understanding early, middle and late apexing. Additional training will be on maximum braking techniques, understanding the limits of a race car in all conditions and drafting.

CRP lessons include approximately 6 on-track driving sessions, each driving session is approximately 10-13 laps around the 7/10 of a mile  track (depending on drivers experience).

Price: $350 Per Lesson, Kid Kart (ages 5-7), max 3 students

$400 Per Lesson, Cadet/Full Size Kart (ages 8+), max 6 students

 

Advanced (Get on the Podium) Racing: GPR Advance*

An emphasis is placed on being an all around athlete, braking, driving line refinement, inside/outside line exercises, passing, qualifying, rolling race starts and possible interclass competition. Lesson includes passing to win, how to maximize passing lap traffic and understanding the importance of qualifying.

GPR lessons include approximately 6 on-track driving sessions, each driving session is approximately 10-13 laps around the 7/10 of a mile  track (depending on drivers experience).

Price $450 Per Lesson, Kid Kart (ages 5-7), max 3 students

$500 Per Lesson, Cadet/Full Size (ages 8+), max 6 students

 

Private Coaching

Half day $500 / $750 Full day with pro instructor. (Includes kart rental)

Half day $750 / $1,000 Full day with Troy Adams. (Includes kart rental)

 

*Off-site private coaching available, call today for details!