Aston Martin versus Porsche Driving at Thruxton
Drive two spectacular cars at the great Thruxton race circuit. The Aston Martin V8 Vantage and the Porsche Cayman both offer outstanding performance that will leave you grinning from ear to ear. Start with a briefing on safety and driving techniques. Your instructor will then drive you for two laps in a Porsche Cayman to demonstrate circuit driving techniques. Next up you'll drive three fantastic laps in the Porsche Cayman. Finally enjoy three laps driving a truly great British supercar, the Aston Martin V8 Vantage. The 380bhp V8 engine growls to a top speed of in excess of 170mph, reaching 60mph in just 4.8 seconds. This experience is guaranteed to satisfy any driving enthusiast.
- Safety briefing and demo laps in a Porsche Cayman
- Drive three laps in the Porsche Cayman
- Enjoy another three laps in the Aston Martin V8 Vantage
- All at the thrilling Thruxton Circuit
- Availability Description
Selected Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from February to November. At least two dates per month. Dates fill very quickly, so please allow at least six weeks advance booking notice.
- Participant Guidelines
Maximum height is 6'3''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. You'll have to sign a disclaimer confirming that you hold a full British or international manual driving licence, are in good health and don't have any disabilities that might impair your driving.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. ice or heavy rain) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Any unused laps are credited for another visit. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Expect to be at the circuit for approximately two and a half hours, including your briefing, safety guidance, driving time and debrief. Please arrive a few minutes in advance of your booked start time to ensure a prompt start.
- Numbers on the Day
Your briefing will be shared. All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis.
- Dress Code
Dress comfortably (preferably avoiding synthetic clothing) and wear narrow, flat-soled shoes. A helmet and any special clothing you need will be provided.
- Other Info
Thruxton is the fastest circuit in the UK and a popular course in the British Touring Car championships. You'll drive the full 2.4 mile circuit.