Training on how to drive these one tonne dumper trucks by Diggerland instructors in Devon
Race around a tricky course avoiding penalties
Fastest drivers go head-to-head in a flat-out final
See if you can claim the crown of ultimate Devon Diggerland champ
Test your nerve and co-ordination with a dumper truck racing experience for two at Diggerland in Devon. If you can steer this one tonne truck around Diggerland's tarmac circuit you will be able to manage anything! You will be pleasantly surprised at just how agile these mean machines are around the race track, and if you can avoid picking up driver penalties whilst beating the clock, you could qualify for the final, determining the ultimate dumper truck racing champion of the day.
Runs approximately one Saturday evening a month between May and October, but days may vary throughout the year.
Minimum age is 17. No license needed, however driving knowledge is preferred.
Racing may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like ice or heavy rain, when driving might become dangerous. Call the venue if in any doubt.
Lasts around two and a half hours. Please arrive 30 minutes before the start time for a welcome address.
Numbers on the Day
A maximum of 28 people take part. Everyone competes in two heats racing against the clock.
Feel free to bring as many guests to spectate as you like - no charge! Undercover seating is available if it's raining, but they'll only be able to watch all the action from outside. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult.
Dress warmly and wear flat shoes, or boots if it's wet day. The event is held on rough terrain and if it's been raining you'll probably get a bit muddy.