-- The 600-horsepower, 1,800-pound cars are pretty close to formula real-deals, and they are capable of real-deal speeds: 180 mph!

forbesThe Mario Andretti Racing Experience, founded in 1999 as CART Driving 101, reaches a milestone this summer: It will celebrate its millionth customer. Bob Lutz, the 44-year-old founder and CEO, says the lucky driver will be given two free surprise sessions on-track and featured on the school's Facebook page and in its newsletter.

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CEO Bob Lutz Puts You In The Drivers Seat -- At Over 150 MPH

nickJim Clash/Forbes Magazine - The Mario Andretti Racing Experience and NASCAR Racing Experience schools cater not to pros but fans that want the rush of speed. In August Bob Lutz, founder and CEO, will celebrate his millionth customer, making him a millionaire a few times over.

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'America's Got Talent' star takes in the two-mile speedway

dadThe host of the NBC show "America's Got Talent" hit the pavement for a turn around the two-mile Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California recently as part of a speed-themed episode. You can see how he did Tuesday night at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

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