Training on how to drive these one ton dumper trucks
Race around a tricky course (tarmac or rough terrain)
Fastest drivers go head-to-head in a flat-out final
Spectators for free!
Test nerve and co-ordination by steering a dumper truck around a specially-designed course in this out of the ordinary driving day experience. After a safety briefing, drivers are introduced to this earth-moving truck for some training. The dumper is a hefty four wheel drive, go anywhere vehicle, weighing in at over a tonne. Despite its weight, drivers are sure to be surprised just how agile and nippy this huge vehicle is. Race the dumper around a pre-determined course, aiming to beat the other drivers and avoid penalties. Then the fastest drivers go head-to-head in the final! Roll up your sleeves and beat the opposition on this unique driving day.
Runs approximately one Saturday evening a month between March and September, 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.
You are 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 tarmac or rough terrain so please be prepared that if it's been raining you may get a bit muddy.