Train how to drive these one tonne dumper trucks with professional instructors at Diggerland in Kent
Race around a tricky course avoiding penalties
Fastest drivers go head-to-head in a flat-out final
This is your chance to become the Kent Diggerland champion
Tame the power of these mean machines with unique racing day for two. You will be given the chance to negotiate a specially-designed course at the Diggerland adventure theme park, racing against the clock with other dumper truck racing recipients on the day. If you can avoid making driving errors and receiving penalties with your one-tonne beast, you will qualify for the final, with the fastest drivers going head-to-head. Become the Kent Diggerland champion - roll up your sleeves and beat the opposition.
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.
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