Drive a Land Rover Defender around a challenging course
Full briefing and tuition from an experienced instructor
Enjoy at least 25 minutes behind the wheel
Negotiate steep slopes and water gullies
Experience the Land Rover Defender in its element with this rip-roaring driving experience on Thruxton's challenging 4x4 off road course. Following an initial safety briefing, jump into the Land Rover with two other driving enthusiasts and negotiate your way around Thruxton's many water crossings, steep gradients, twists, turns and traverses, in order to push the vehicle to its limits under the guidance of a seasoned instructor. During the session, learn essential 4x4 driving techniques such as axle articulation, approach, traction and braking - by the end, you'll be driving like a pro! This demanding experience is a must for any ardent off road driving fan.
At least two weekend dates per month from February to November. Dates fill quickly, please allow at least six weeks advance booking notice.
Minimum height 5'2'', maximum height is 6'4''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. A disclaimer MUST be signed confirming you hold a full British or international driving licence and are fit enough to participate.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. ice, snow or heavy rain) which would make driving dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Expect to be at the circuit for around two hours, including a briefing and at least 25 minutes driving time. Please arrive a few minutes in advance of the booked time to ensure a prompt start.
Numbers on the Day
Sharing the Land Rover with two other drivers.
Spectators are welcome and the venue offers good facilities for spectators and drivers. Children must be closely supervised at all times and dogs are not permitted at any circuits.
Dress comfortably (preferably avoiding synthetic clothing) and wear narrow, flat-soled shoes. A helmet and any special clothing 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.