Drive an Aston Martin Vantage or DB9, Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari F430 and Porsche 996
Six miles in each car, then conclude with a driving assessment and certificate
Lamborghini, Ferrari, Porsche and Aston Martin - drive all four fabulous European supercars around the Kent track at Lydden Hill. Kick off with an introductory briefing on high-speed driving techniques, followed by two demonstration laps in a performance car, driven by the instructor. Then it's time to take control of each of the supercars: the stunning Aston Martin V8 Vantage or DB9, the sleek Ferrari F430, the ferocious Lamborghini Gallardo and the phenomenal rear-engine Porsche 911 - four cars which represent the pinnacle of performance engineering. Drive six miles in each one and then receive a driving assessment, in addition to a special certificate to take home.
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 5'2'', maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full British or international manual licence must be produced on the day to guarantee participation.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like ice or heavy rain, when driving at speed might become dangerous. Contact is made if the experience is cancelled for any reason.
Lasts around three hours. This includes a briefing, tuition, driving time and a debrief. Please arrive one hour 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 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.
Dress comfortably (and warmly in winter) and wear narrow, flat-soled shoes to negotiate pedals that are close together. A helmet is provided.
The model of Ferrari and of Aston Martin to be driven is confirmed on the day. 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.
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