FAQ

Answer. No, you will be driving FCA US LLC supplied Abarth vehicles.
Answer. The registration has been included in the cost of your vehicle so there is no additional charge (U.S. spec vehicles only). Check your Monroney label (window sticker) for reference, or call us at headquarters (800-998-1110) to check for you.
Answer. You have one year from the date of purchase of your Abarth vehicle to enroll in the course.
Answer. The FIAT Trackside Experience runs rain or shine!
Answer. The FIAT Trackside Experience is held in Chandler, AZ. Visit our event schedule page for more information. The schedule is updated frequently, so check back often!
Answer. Check-In (8:00 a.m.-8:30 a.m.)
Introduction (8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.): The formal introduction will introduce Bob Bondurant's racing history, describe the inception of the school, and provide a brief overview of the day's events, including the cars to be used for those events.
Ground School (9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.): The Ground School is the foundation of introducing and explaining basic car control skills and knowledge to the driver. It is a classroom session that employs the Bondurant Method of teaching to assure that every driver has the best preparation before driving on the exercises.
Exercise Rotation (10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Answer. The FIAT Trackside Experience program is not designed for non-drivers to attend.
Answer. Absolutely! Driving guests are allowed as space is available for a $999.00 registration fee. You can enter your guest with the Bondurant Representative over the phone.
Answer. Abarth owners and automotive enthusiasts ages 18 and up are eligible to participate, and must register to attend. To participate as a driver, you must show a valid state-issued driver's license.
Answer. Refer to the Monroney label (window sticker) on your vehicle. If the fee was included, it will be stated as part of the standard package. Or, call us at headquarters at 800-998-1110 and we can check your VIN for you.
Answer. In either of these easy ways! Call 800-998-1110 or email info@abarthexperience.com with the following information:
First and Last Name
Email Address
Phone Number
Complete VIN
Model of the Abarth Vehicle
Model Year of the Abarth Vehicle
Answer. Yes, if you have leased the vehicle within the last year, there is no additional cost to attend. The FIAT Trackside Experience offer expires one year from date of purchase or lease.
Answer. We understand that plans change. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, either to info@abarthexperience.com, or faxed to 1-248-553-2138. You may cancel your reservation at any time up to 14 days before your event with no penalty. Cancellations received after that will be charged the full registration amount. If a VIN was used for enrollment, then that VIN will be voided for future use.
Answer. Photography and videography on-site are permitted; however, we do not allow any equipment that requires mounting.
Answer. If you have any health restrictions, please let us know when you register, and we will do our best to accommodate them.
Answer. The Bondurant School is outfitted with helmets for use during the event. A driver can use their own, as long as it is in good physical condition and is at least an open-face helmet. No skull caps or quarter helmets will be permitted, and it will be at the discretion of the instructors managing the event as to whether or not a driver's helmet is suitable for use.
Answer. A menu will be presented when you arrive on-site. You will have the option to purchase a lunch off the menu or bring your own lunch to the facility.
Answer. You must be 18 years or older to participate and provide a valid driver's license on-site.