Training on how to drive these one tonne dumper trucks at Diggerland in Yorkshire
Race around the tricky course avoiding penalties
Fastest drivers go head-to-head in a flat-out final at Diggerland
Visit this unique adventure park and prepare to roll your sleeves up and beat the opposition, with a thrilling dumper truck racing experience at Diggerland, Yorkshire. After a safety briefing, receive a direct introduction to your very own dumper truck to become accustomed to before racing. It's an entirely new experience racing with a vehicle that weighs in at over a tonne! Feed your competitive edge as you race against the clock with other dumper truck drivers on the day. The winners of the heats go forward to a special final! Diggerland is fun for all the family with driving experiences available for kids and adults.
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 for 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.