About Us

Welcome to Buck Baker's Seat Time Racing School

Rockingham 1990. Jeff Gordon, Standing Far Left; Buck Baker, Kneeling 3rd from Right.

I don’t know if I’d be where I am if it wasn’t for Buck and his racing school.

Jeff Gordon

Buck Baker’s Seat Time Racing School was founded in 1980 by NASCAR’s first back to back champion Buck Baker. Our instructors, who have a combined 100+ years of instructing experience, were all trained by Buck or his son, Daytona 500 champion and NASCAR legend Buddy Baker. 

The training you will receive at Buck Baker’s Seat Time Racing School has a direct lineage to NASCAR Hall of Fame, Buck and to one of the hardest chargers in NASCAR history, Buddy. 

The list of of Buck Baker’s Seat Time Racing School graduates read like a Who’s Who of the NASCAR world. In addition to NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon, graduates include: NASCAR champions Tony Stewart and Bobby Allison, NASCAR Chase drivers Austin Dilion and Ryan Newman, Southern 500 champion Ricky Craven, Indy Car legend Danny Sullivan and many, many more.

Buck Baker’s Seat Time Racing School graduates have won a combined 8 NASCAR Championships, led 100,000 laps, and have won almost 300 NASCAR races. These statistics do not even include the XFINITY series or the Camping World Truck Series.

Our race car driving programs are custom tailored for all racing enthusiast’s needs and budgets. Our curriculum ranges from introductory packages for race fans and adrenaline junkies to intense one on one driver training for racers who want to take their skills to the next level, Each of our instructor’s and staff member’s lives are dedicated to Buck Baker’s Seat Time Racing School. We are totally committed to providing a safe, fun and professional experience for all of our race driving students, no matter their skill level. 

The smiles of our students, when they emerge from their race car, is what Buck Baker’s Seat Time Racing School is all about! 

See you at the Race Track!