Warm-up in a sports saloon with the instructor for a couple of miles
Steer the Ariel Atom around
All takes place on the famous Donington Park race track
Break away from the mundane and try this a unique Ariel Atom thrill at Donington Park. This fantastic driving experience with the chance to drive an enigmatic Ariel Atom at one of the UK's finest motorsport venues is certainly irresistible. This special piece of motor engineering climbs from 0-60 mph in just 2.7 seconds! Drive this very special car for six miles around the track after a safety briefing and demo laps from a fully qualified instructor.
Selected weekdays, from late March to October. Dates fill very quickly, so we recommend booking 12 weeks in advance.
Minimum age is 18. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Minimum height is 5'3'', maximum 6'4''. A full British or international manual driving licence is required on the day to guarantee participation.
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 time driving the Ariel Atom. 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.
Spectators are welcome and there are cafe/clubhouse 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 organiser was established in 1978 and is a founder member of The Association of Racing Drivers' Schools. All instructors 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.