Take the wheel of the Audi to drive six miles of the circuit
Leave with a certificate as a special memento
Take the wheel of one of this world's most sought after supercars with this adrenaline-fuelled Audi R8 driving thrill at Lydden Hill in Kent. Kick off with a welcome introduction and run down on safety courtesy of a seasoned instructor, before hopping into the passenger seat of a training car for two demonstration laps. Once acquainted with track driving techniques and fundamental racing lines, it's time for the real fun to begin. Take the wheel of the sleek 4.2 litre Audi R8 for six miles of the Kent track and experience its relentless speed and superior handling first-hand. At the end, take home a certificate as a special memento.
Runs at least one Friday or Saturday every two months throughout the year. As availability is limited, please book at least three months in advance for this popular experience.
Minimum height is 4'11'', maximum is 6'5''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full British or international manual driving licence held for at least 12 months must be brought on the day in order to participate.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. high winds, ice or heavy rain) which would make driving at speed dangerous. The venue make contact if the experience is cancelled for any reason.
Expect to be at the circuit for between half an hour to up to two hours, including a briefing and driving laps (driving time is up to 10 minutes). Please arrive one hour in advance of the booked time to ensure a prompt start.
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All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis, although briefings may be shared. During familiarisation laps in the hot hatch share the car with up to two other participants as well as the instructor.
Spectators are welcome. Children must be closely supervised at all times. The venue offers good facilities for spectators and drivers. Pets are not allowed.
Wear trousers, a long-sleeved shirt and flat-soled shoes. A helmet and any specialist equipment is provided.
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.