Rally Driving in Northamptonshire
Many thousands of driving enthusiasts opt for expert tuition at the Bill Gwynne Rally School. The centre, established in 1983, provides a great location for aspiring rally drivers and rally driving enthusiasts. Find out the physical and mental demands of negotiating a challenging rally stage and discover the secrets of power slides, handbrake turns and skid cause and control. Following a familiarisation ride from the expert tutor, hop into either a rear wheel drive MkII Escort or a front wheel drive Nissan Micra, and perfect the power slide during two six-lap driving sessions.
- Master the art of power slides, handbrake turns and skid cause and control
- Drive a MkII Escort or a Nissan Micra around the challenging rally stage
- Pick up priceless tips from a professional instructor
- Includes lunch
- Availability Description
Saturdays twice a month plus occasional Wednesdays and Thursdays. Saturdays are always busy - book at least six weeks in advance.
- Participant Guidelines
Min height 5'2'' and max height is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. You don't need a driving licence to take part, but do need to be a confident driver with plenty of experience driving manual cars.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue the day before to check final arrangements.
Lasts around four hours including a briefing, tuition, driving time and a debrief. Please arrive a few minutes prior to the booked start time.
- Numbers on the Day
There will be up to six participants in your group. Total numbers at the venue will vary. During the driving bit, only you and the instructor will be in the vehicle.
- Dress Code
Wear flat shoes which are comfortable for driving. Helmets will be provided on the day, but if you have your own you're welcome to bring it along.
- Other Info
High-speed passenger rides can be purchased on the day, subject to availability.