Single Seater Experience (UK Wide)

Product code: 1028103

Single Seater driving - take to the tarmac alone in a high-spec racing car

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Discover the exhilaration of Formula One racing with a spectacular single-seater driving experience. A great chance to follow in the tracks of your motorsports heroes, it will be just you and the car as you tear up the tarmac of a fun and challenging circuit. With expert tuition and a speedy lightweight racecar at your command, this is guaranteed to be the drive of your life.
As a guide your experience will include:

* Safety briefing and an introduction to the principles of single seater driving including racing lines, braking points and general driving techniques.
* Instructor driven laps in a saloon car to demonstrate how it should be done (except at Rockingham and Silverstone)
* This is followed by your big moment! Hands on single seater driving where you can put the tricks you have learnt into practice. The number of laps will vary from location to location, but the approximate driving time will remain the same regardless of venue.
* A de-brief and certificate presentation (certificate not available at Silverstone).
* As a guide you can expect to spend around two hours at the venue.

This experience is available at 5 Locations:

  • County Down (Northern Ireland) - Kircubbin
  • Fife (Scotland) - Knockhill Racing Circuit
  • Northamptonshire (Midlands) - Silverstone
  • West Sussex (South East) - Goodwood
  • Wiltshire (South West) - Chippenham
Your voucher is valid for 10 months for one person. Height and weight restrictions vary but generally the minimum height is around 5'2" and maximum height is around 6'2". For Silverstone, the maximum height is 6'4". Maximum weight is 16-18 stone depending on location. For Silverstone the maximum weight is 18 stone. Maximum age for driving is 70. Participants must have held a full UK driving licence for a minimum of 12 months and at some locations they will be required to produce the original licence on the day. Availability varies between centres and some only offer weekday courses. Vehicles and itineraries will vary between locations and images used are only a guide. 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. Drivers are under no obligation to purchase this optional waiver. Please ask the operator when booking for further details. All dates are subject to availability.
Single Seater Experience (UK Wide) 4.8 5 16 16
Great Experience Arrived at the site (goodwood) which was well signposted and easy to find. The reception area was right in the pits with many people milling around waiting for their respective experiences. Reception staff were friendly and made you feel welcome. On to the experience... We were taken out for a couple of instructor driven laps; the instructor was knowlegable and calming and gave good precise advice on how to get the most from the car and track. Then you are given the driving seat where the instructor gives some final tips on driving lines, braking points and safe overtakes. Driving round in the Alfa was great fun, but what came next was epic! We were taken through to get our race suits on, were given a clean balaclava, gloves and a helmet. Once comfortably strapped in the car an instructor gives some final instructions on the dash and gears, and then you're off on your own... Slowly navigating the pit lane, a quick look in the mirror, tracks clear... Floor it! 5000rpm, bang gear 2, whoa this is good. 5000rpm, bang gear 3, I'm in love. Up into 4th, both hands on the wheel, it's on. Lap 1: feels quick. Although you kinda know you can go faster, but no heroics here Lap 2: that's better. More apexes hit, but are these brakes working? Lap 3: quicker again. And yes, when approaching the corner at full speed, the brakes are perfect. Lap 4: flat out. I am an F1 driver! Hamilton eat your heart out! And then it was over. Can't wait to do it again! What an afternoon! 21 June 2014
single seat driving experience I chose to take the experience at the good wood race circuit with Mithril racing. Arrived there to a very warm welcome. Didn't have to wait long before I was taken out for a practice run with an instructor in an lovely Alfa Romeo. He drove 2 laps showing me the breaking points, Then I did 2 laps. The Alfa was a fast car. Back to the pits after and got handed over to Charlie, who suited me up and ran through instructions. Then I was away on my own. 4 laps of the wonderful Good wood circuit. It was wonderful and 4 laps went very quickly. The team there was absolutely amazing, very friendly. I took my wife and kids with me and also had the chance to sit in super cars and take photos. A truly great experience 12 April 2014
Best day ever Fantastic fun day. I've done other track days/experiences in the past but this was the best by far. Goodwood is a fantastic circuit and the Mithrill staff were excellent too. Couldn't recommend highly enough - I'd love to go again. 27 March 2014
Adrenalin rush Before coming along, I was urged by my friends to take in a sugar dose in order to deal with the adrelalin rush that I would feel with this experience. I ate some chocolate on the way. The experience was terrific, all that I had hoped for. The staff were really friendly and helpful, especially in helping to 'wedge me' into the single seater. And wow! what a ride. I never thought that I would ever drive a car that would overtake a Lamborghini or a Ferrari, but I did. A great experience, lots of Adrenalin. I will be back ! Chalky. 21 March 2014
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