A unique driving experience at the purpose-built circuit
Take the driving seat of a Ferrari for four laps of the track
Enjoy driving the Aston Martin for a further four laps
Two world-famous marques go head-to-head with this Ferrari versus Aston Martin driving experience at Prestwold in Leicestershire. This specifically designed racing circuit is perfect to test out the Ferrari 355, 360 or 430 and the Aston Martin DB9 or V8 Vantage - discover what makes these timeless classics so special. With no time to pause for breath negotiating the high-speed straights and sweeping bends of the Prestwold circuit. After two training laps of the 1.8 mile long race track, expect to have the time of your life, taking the wheel of Ferrari and Aston Martin mean machines. Take home a unique driver certificate to show friends.
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the year, at least two dates per month.
Minimum height is 5'2'', maximum is 6'6''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A full British or international manual driving licence must be produced on the day to guarantee participation.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like ice, heavy rain or high winds, when driving at speed might become dangerous. The venue makes contact if the experience is cancelled for any reason.
Lasts approximately two hours. This includes briefing, safety guidance, driving time and debrief. Please arrive 45 minutes in advance of the booked time to ensure a prompt start.
Numbers on the Day
Up to 30 people take part. Briefings are shared with a group. Other than for demonstration laps, all driving is held on a one-to-one basis. There tend to be large numbers taking part at weekends.
Spectators are welcome. A camera will come in handy. The venue offers good facilities for spectators and drivers, including a US-style diner. Pets are not allowed at racing circuits.
Wear trousers, a long-sleeved shirt and narrow, flat-soled shoes, as the pedals in these cars can be close together. Wear natural fibres like cotton, rather than synthetics like nylon.
All instructors are Association of Racing Drivers Schools (ARDS) qualified. The model of Ferrari and Aston Martin 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.