Skidpan Driving at Thruxton
Master the art of skidpan driving at Thruxton's purpose-built, low-grip polished skid area. Kick off with a safety briefing and a 10-minute demonstration before getting down to some serious skidpan driving! Receive professional tuition on essential front and rear-wheel driving techniques on Thruxton's state-of-the-art skidpan course. During the session, hop into both the mighty front-wheel-drive Mini Cooper and rear-wheel-drive Toyota GT86 with a pro instructor and one other skidpan enthusiast and put those newfound driving skills into practice. Take turns as passenger and driver. Once behind the wheel, try and master the essential skill of controlling a skid in a fun and safe environment.
- Experience the thrills and spills of skidpan driving at Thruxton Circuit
- Learn essential skidpan driving techniques on a state-of-the-art course
- Drive both the sleek Mini Cooper and powerful Toyota GT86
- Control a front and rear-wheel-drive car
- Availability Description
This voucher is valid for one person. This experience is available to book on selected dates from January–November, please enquire upon booking for further details. Dates fill quickly, so please book at least six weeks in advance. All dates are subject to availability.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum height: 5'1''. Maximum height: 6'5''. Maximum weight: 18 stone. All participants must sign a disclaimer confirming a full British or international manual driving licence, good health and no disability that could impair driving.
Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like ice, heavy rain or high winds, when driving at speed might become dangerous. Any unused laps are credited for another visit. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Lasts for one hour in total, including around 25 minutes of driving time.
- Numbers on the Day
Each session runs with up to four participants. During driving, participants will share the car with one other, plus a professional instructor.
- Dress Code
Dress comfortably (preferably avoiding synthetic clothing) and wear narrow, flat-soled shoes. A helmet and any special clothing are provided.
- Other Info
When booking, expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver for an additional £20 to £40 charge. There is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.