Racecar driving lessons
Heavy footers tired of the California Highway Patrol can find something more their speed with L.A. Racing courses. Starting at $249 for 10 laps, instructors teach beginners and advanced students how to maneuver super late-model stock cars like Monte Carlos and Impalas around the track. More experienced drivers can go for the $1500 Competition Course and sit in with others looking to clean up their skills. Those wanting proof of their endeavors can get the $99 picture-in-picture video.
L.A. Racing at Irwindale Speedway, 500 Speedway Dr, Irwindale, CA 91706, (626) 358-7432, www.laracingx.com