Buena Vista, Florida — A driver was injured and a 36-year-old passenger from Davenport was killed Sunday in a crash at the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Speedway, according to a report from WKMG.
The Florida Highway Patrol said the Lamborghini driver, Tavon Watson of Kissimmee, failed to maneuver the car through the course and lost control of the vehicle. The right side of the car struck a guardrail.
The passenger — Gary Terry, 36, of Davenport — was pronounced dead at the scene. Watson was taken to Celebration Hospital with minor injuries.
According to Disney World’s website, before anyone is allowed behind the wheel they receive in-car and on-track training from experienced instructors.
Visitors to the attraction can drive NASCAR cars or ride along at speeds up to 165 mph. About four years ago, the attraction started to offer introduced the exotic-car experience, where people can drive Ferraris, Lamborghinis and Porsches. The driving packages start at $99 and go past $2,500 for a 50-lap experience with an in-car video.