Audi R8 Driving Experience

Product code: 1022391

Supercar circuit thrill in a masterpiece of German engineering. You'll be amazed at the Audi R8

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Which German car is faster than a Lamborghini Gallardo and an Aston Martin DB9? It's not a Porsche, it's the Audi R8! Winner of Autocar's “Best Handling Car” and “Fastest Car in the World” awards the R8 is a true supercar. Its flowing lines make it an object of beauty, its 200mph top speed makes it an object of lust, and its balanced weight distribution makes it an object of driving perfection. The R8 is a real drivers' car, the ideal car for pushing the limits on the track. This experience will open your eyes to just how special this supercar is. You'll receive an introduction and safety briefing from one of the highly trained instructors before being taken out for some familiarisation laps of the circuit (most locations) where the instructor will give you hints and tips on racing lines and driving technique. Then it's the main event, you will get to drive one of these German meistercars around the course for a whole 6 miles. With the landscape whipping by you'll really be able to feel the power this stunning car can lay down. Truly a driving experience you'll never forget.
What's included?
  • Introduction and safety briefing with a fully trained instructor
  • All safety and protective equipment
  • Instructor-driven demonstration lap/s of the circuit (not included at Heyford Park, North Weald, Blyton Park or Llandow; number of laps depends on location)
  • Approx 6 miles (4 ½ miles at Chipping Norton and Yorkshire locations) driving an Audi R8
  • High-speed instructor-driven passenger ridge in a high performance car (Stafford only)
  • An exciting 4x4 off road passenger ride (at Stafford and Prestwold locations only)
Any restrictions?
  • Your voucher is valid for 10 months for one person
  • This experience is available on selected dates
  • At Stafford venue min. age is 17 years and you must hold a full, valid UK driving licence
  • At all other locations min. age is 18 years and you must have held a full UK licence for a minimum of one year
  • You will need to bring your licence with you on the day. Photocopies will not be accepted
  • Max. age is 70 years
  • Min height 1.52m/5'0”
  • Max height 1.98m/6'6”
  • Max weight 101Kg/16st
  • Persons who fall outside these height/weight restrictions may be able to participate but please contact the supplier before booking
  • Drivers may have to sign a health declaration on the event day
  • If in any doubt about your suitability for the experience, please check with the supplier before booking
  • All drivers will be required to sign a disclaimer accepting liability should damage be caused to the vehicle through their negligence
  • Please note, all tracks are subject to seasonal opening times
  • All dates are subject to availability
What do I need to know?
  • There may be the option of purchasing a collision damage waiver for approximately £20-£30, there is no obligation on drivers to take this option
  • Participants are advised to wear long sleeved shirt, trousers and flat shoes/trainers
  • At Oxfordshire and Yorkshire a maximum of two spectators may attend free of charge (additional spectators may be pre-booked for an additional fee)
  • Spectators must be aged 11 years or over
  • Spectators under 16 years must be accompanied by a spectating adult

This experience is available at 19 Locations:

  • Cheshire (North) - Oulton Park
  • Derbyshire (Midlands) - Donington
  • Essex (South East) - North Weald
  • Glamorganshire (Wales) - Llandow
  • Kent (South East) - Brands Hatch
  • Lancashire (North) - Ashton-in-Makerfield
  • Leicestershire (Midlands) - Prestwold Hall
  • Lincolnshire (Midlands) - Blyton Park
  • Lincolnshire (Midlands) - Blyton Park
  • Lothian (Scotland) - East Lothian
  • North Yorkshire (North) - Elvington
  • North Yorkshire (North) - Elvington
  • Northamptonshire (Midlands) - Rockingham
  • Oxfordshire (South West) - Chipping Norton
  • Oxfordshire (South West) - Upper Heyford
  • Staffordshire (Midlands) - Seighford
  • Surrey (South East) - Longcross
  • Warwickshire (Midlands) - Long Marston
  • Wiltshire (South West) - Castle Coombe
Your voucher is valid for 10 months. Please note that date restrictions apply at selected locations. Drivers shorter than 5’0” or taller than 6’6” and/or weighing more than 16 stone may have some difficulty being accommodated. You must be 18 or over and have held a full UK driving licence for at least a year. At the Stafford location minimum age is 17 and there is no limit to how long you have held your licence for. Maximum age for driving is 70. At Oxfordshire and Yorkshire a maximum of two spectators may attend free of charge (additional spectators may be pre-booked for an additional fee). Spectators must be aged 11 years or over. Spectators aged 11-16 years must be accompanied by a spectating adult. The person driving the car will be required to sign a disclaimer accepting liability in the event of damage being caused to the car through their negligence. At most locations, you will have the choice of buying a collision damage waiver for an additional charge of approximately £25 per car (£20 at Stafford). Drivers are under no obligation to purchase this optional waiver. Please ask the operator when booking for further details if required. Please note, all tracks are subject to seasonal opening times - please check with individual tracks. All dates are subject to availability.
Audi R8 Driving Experience
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Audi R8 Thrill at Great Tew What a great experience. Excellent hospitality from the moment I arrived. Professional and friendly staff that know their stuff. Awesome instructor who focussed on ME getting the best out of my experience. Encouraged me to have a passenger trip in the Ariel Atom....a truly out of this world experience. 2 laps, clinging onto the crash helmet for dear life as it felt like it would come off under the acceleration. Still can't get the smile off my face! Thank you buyagift. 25 March 2011
R8 Thrill What a car! Very professionally organised event, my tutor was fantastic and he made every part of my day enjoyable. Allowed me to really 'drive the car' so to speak, and had every confience in my driving ability. Good chit chat and conversation, followed by an awesome 6 laps around the track! Just wish I could have driven the car home afterwards and left my MGZR there!!! (haha) 12 March 2011
Feminine or Macho its the gift for you What a great gift i had. Now i know where to go to get that special present. 02 June 2014
Brilliant experience My husband got me this for my birthday present and it was an amazing experience. I was very fortunate to have the R8 experience and had a full eight laps. We purchased the USB key for the experience to be recorded and it was worth the £30. So funny!! Great instructor too - enjoy it and I will definitely be going again!!! 25 May 2014
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