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Silverstone Driving Thrill Choice - Earlybird 10262470

4.5 out of 5 (based on 137 reviews)
£99
Location: Silverstone - Northamptonshire
For 1 person
Valid for 20 months
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Overview

Choose the driving thrill that will satisfy your need for speed with this ultimate choice experience. Enjoy the sleek look and feel of the Ferrari 400 BHP V8 F430 Coupe, tear around the famous corners of Silverstone in an aerodynamic racing single-seater or opt for the simply superb Aston Martin V8 Vantage for a smooth and suave drive. Whichever you choose your instructor, a professional racing driver, will teach you the necessary skills to fully experience the prestige of Formula One, and you can easily show off to all your friends about how you gave Lewis Hamilton a run for his money as there are plenty of opportunities to take photos and videos.

What's included?
  • Choose one of the following experiences:
  • Drive an Aston Martin 4.3V8 around Silverstone’s world famous F1 track
    - 20 minute safety briefing
    - One session driving an Aston Martin 4.3V8 around the world famous Silverstone F1 track – 3 laps (5.7 miles) in total

  • Drive a Formula Silverstone Single-Seater around Silverstone’s world famous Stowe circuit
    - 30 minute safety and circuit driving techniques briefing
    - One 15 minute session driving a Formula Silverstone Single-Seater around Silverstone’s world famous Stowe circuit (10 laps including 3 behind pace car)

  • Drive a Ferrari 400 BHP V8 F430 Coupe around Silverstone’s world famous F1 track
    - 20 minute safety briefing
    - One session driving a Ferrari 400 BHP V8 F430 Coupe around Silverstone’s world famous F1 track – 3 laps (5.7 miles) in total
What do I need to know?
  • This voucher is valid for 10 months, for one person
  • You may choose one of the above experiences
  • This experience is available Saturday and Sunday, 8am-10.30am, year round
  • Minimum age: 21 years
  • Minimum height: 5’2"/1.58m. Maximum height: 6’4"/1.95m
  • Maximum weight: 18st/114.3kg
  • All participants must have held a full UK driving licence for 3 years
  • All dates are subject to availability
  • Refreshments are available to purchase on-site
  • You should allow 2.5 hours for your experience

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Customer Reviews
4.5 out of 5 (based on 137 reviews)
126 out of 137 (92%) reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Rained off!
16 March 2020
When we arrived at Silverstone it was fab! We were ushered to the right place by all the parking marshals. It was all very organised! We went to the booking desk and let them know we were here and they gave us some instructions to listen out for. We were directed out to the track where it had started to rain. My fiance got into the car and he was told to follow the safety car around for a few laps before they made the decision to cancel the session because it wasn't safe enough. We were given the option to either wait around until the skies cleared a bit or ring up within 2 weeks to rebook for within 3 months. We were quite happy that they had done that for us! Great customer service!
Bexyboo94
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Great experience
16 March 2020
Number 36 of 60 new things I’m doing between my 59th and 60th birthday. Was great fun, exciting, exhilarating and fabulous experience. Safety always paramount. A great day
Annie
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Other occasion
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
This review is from Silverstone Driving Thrill Choice - Anytime. Please note that although some details (e.g. location or duration) contained within this review may vary, it's still a great indicator of what you can expect.
Great experience...heavy right foot.
09 February 2020
My drive was sensational and enjoyed every second, we had two drives my nephew one wasn’t as good as was instructed by a different instructor and kept it auto and the ranes on not such a thrill. On the whole great day.
Peeweer
Age: Over 65
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
This review is from Silverstone Driving Thrill Choice PACKAGED. Please note that although some details (e.g. location or duration) contained within this review may vary, it's still a great indicator of what you can expect.
A little disappointed...
23 October 2019
Im a motorsport fan and this was a birthday gift. I also wanted to book a couple of longer experiences and do them all in a set order over a weekend. This was not possible until February 2020! Anyway i did the single seater experience and it left a bit to be desired. The team who strap you into the cars are quite rude. They shout and treat you like an inconvenience. I get that they need to keep things moving as they have sessions one after the other but being rude is not how to treat customers. The cars themselves are fast but there are only 2 overtake zones. If you are in a train behind a very slow car then a lot of the experience is ruined as a maximum of 2 cars can pass in one overtake zone and only one in the other. You an do around 13 laps of which 5 is spent pootling around behind slower cars. The track really isnt big enough for a really enjoyable run. All in all a disappointment. I would suggest ditching the single seaters and dobthe ferrari one. That was amazing!
Response from Buyagift
By Lynsey, Customer Services, 28 Oct 2019
Hi there, thank you for your feedback. I am very sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience fully. I have passed your comments to our events team to ensure they are aware of your comments and future improvements can be made. Thanks again for taking the time to leave your feedback.
Mj69
Age: 45-54
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? No
Dream come true
21 October 2019
The best car i've ever driven, i can finally say i've driven a Ferrari!
Robbie
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
This review is from Silverstone Driving Thrill Choice - Anytime. Please note that although some details (e.g. location or duration) contained within this review may vary, it's still a great indicator of what you can expect.
Great taster
29 September 2019
I did the Ferrari Thrill at Silverstone, which is one session in the morning. Great buzz and hooked me in! I plan to book the Experience for sure, then possibly a challenge day if I can dig deep enough down the back of the sofa!! Toby the instructor was great, made the experience even better with his superb instruction. The Silverstone team are great too
Anthony v
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Christmas
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Brilliant
28 September 2019
Most enjoyable. Wished it was longer though
Keith
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Exciting experience
18 September 2019
Overall a great morning out, well worth getting up for. The mini f1 cars are incredibly fast, and you receive a briefing beforehand.
Lando
Age: 25-34
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
Great experience
10 August 2019
Fast powerful cars.
Nico
Age: 35-44
Occasion: Birthday
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
An amazing experience
04 August 2019
This is the 2nd time I've done a single seater experience at Silverstone. As much as the experience was an unbeleiveable experience, it didn't seem to last as long as the previous one. The amount of time/laps that you done around the track was less or fewer. In my previous experience we recieved our fastest lap time - this never happened, not that it made the experience any different but it would of been nice to know. The instructors were fantastic explained everything well and were honest with us when delivering our safety briefing. The new Wing area is amazing with being able to watch other experiences happening whilst your waiting around for your own to take place, really does give you a buzz. The only reason that i didnt rate the whole experience a 5 star is down to the fact that as mentioned previously you didnt actually get that much time on the track.
Kelvin
Age: 55-64
Occasion: Other occasion
Would you recommend this product to a friend? Yes
This review is from Silverstone Driving Thrill Choice - Anytime. Please note that although some details (e.g. location or duration) contained within this review may vary, it's still a great indicator of what you can expect.
Silverstone Driving Thrill Choice - Earlybird
£99