JCB Racing at Diggerland Devon
If you're not impressed by sports cars and classic rally cars, a JCB racing session at Diggerland Devon is surely the height of cool. Step into the driver's seat of this giant digger capable of driving around 20 mph - although when you're in the cab it most certainly feels quicker! A JCB driving session is certainly unique, as you battle the specially-designed course with numerous pitfalls along the way. If you prove your speed at the wheel of your JCB, you are sure to qualify for the grand final in a bid to become the ultimate digger champion! After the experience you are free to enjoy the rest of what Diggerland has to offer with numerous rides and drives providing fun for all the family.
- Get behind the steering wheel of an 8.5 tonne JCB at Diggerland Devon
- Race others around the purpose built track to the finish with hands-on training
- Compete in the heats to win your way to the final
- Get full access to the rides at Diggerland
- Availability Description
Twice a year, usually one Sunday in May and one Sunday in September. Extra dates will be added to meet demand if necessary.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 17. You must hold a full driving licence (and bring it along on the day), but you don't need any other special licences or experience.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like heavy snow, flooding or high winds, which would make it dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Lasts around four hours including a briefing, introduction to the JCBs, tuition, around 20 minutes driving time, debrief and presentation.
- Numbers on the Day
A maximum of 24 people take part.
- Dress Code
Bring a change of clothes and shoes/boots that you don't mind getting muddy or dusty. If it's raining, bring wellies and overalls if you have them (trainers are no good in the wet, you'll be slipping all over the place).
- Other Info
Please note that if any participant appears to be unfit due to alcohol, drugs or any other reason, event staff reserve the right to stop them taking part.