Drive a McLaren MP4-12C at the iconic Brands Hatch circuit
Receive guidance and a demo lap from a professional instructor
Take the wheel of the McLaren for six rip-roaring miles
Feel the sophistication and power of the engine
Jump behind the wheel of the superb McLaren MP4-12C on an unforgettable driving thrill at Kent's legendary Brands Hatch circuit. Kick off with a full safety briefing to discuss racing lines and track driving techniques, before hopping into the passenger seat of a sports saloon for two miles of demonstration laps, courtesy of a professional instructor. Then it's time for the real fun to begin - slide behind the wheel for six miles of rip-roaring driving action and negotiate your way through every challenging twist and turn of the famous Brands Hatch circuit. Experience the sophistication of this car's engine in action. This adrenaline-fuelled driving experience is sure to satisfy even the most hardened of racing fanatics!
At least one weekday per month throughout the year. Dates fill very quickly, so we recommend booking 12 weeks in advance.
Minimum age is 18. Maximum weight 20 stone. Minimum height is 5'0'', maximum 6'5''. A full British or international manual driving licence must have been held for at least 12 months and brought on the day in order to participate.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Expect to be at the circuit for up to two hours, including a briefing and six miles driving the McLaren. Please arrive 30 minutes in advance of the booked time to ensure a prompt start.
Numbers on the Day
All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis. Briefings are held in groups of up to 30 people. There might be other vehicles on the track at the same time.
Friends and family are welcome and there are excellent spectating and catering facilities on-site. Please note that animals are not allowed at the circuit, with the exception of guide dogs.
Wear trousers, a long-sleeved shirt and flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided.
The race circuit is MSA (Motor Sports Association) approved for quality and safety. The organiser was established in 1978 and is a founder member of The Association of Racing Drivers' Schools. All instructors here are ARDS qualified. When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.