At the Limit
Racing from the driver’s perspective
Here, you explore what makes great race drivers – the challenges they face, the skills and knowledge they must develop and perfect, and the risks and rewards of competing at high speeds.
Meet Barney Oldfield, one of the first professional racing drivers, and find out first-hand what it was like driving Henry Ford’s famous 999 race car, as Oldfield did in 1902.
Learn about the specialized physical and mental conditioning required to become a winner in various types of racing, and participate in some actual training exercises.
Discover how aspiring young racing drivers get involved, and the types of vehicles they might drive in the beginning – and learn from some famous drivers how they got started. Experience highlights include Henry Ford’s 999 of 1903, driven by Barney Oldfield, a professional racing pioneer; a 999 driving simulator; Racing Skills Comparison – interactive training exercises; and the go-kart simulator – a life-like driving experience.