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The Ultimate Driving Day

Unleash the driver within

There’s no better place to host a Driving Day to remember than Silverstone. The Home of British Motorsport. The place that launched the Drivers’ World Championship in 1950.

And there’s no experience better than the brand new Ultimate Driving Day. It’s the perfect opportunity to test your skills on the iconic circuit which is home to the Formula 1 Rolex British Grand Prix, one of the greatest races in the world.

Drivers’ can look forward to a full day of adrenalin-fuelled action behind the wheel of the Magnificent 7’ – you will be driving 6 high-performance cars (including the BRAND NEW Aston Martin Vantage) and then get ready for a high speed passenger ride from one of our professional driving instructors!

The journey will begin in the iconic British Racing Driver’s Club Clubhouse, one of the most exclusive ‘invite only’ racing drivers clubs in the world, where you can soak up the ambience and impressive surroundings of this great venue like all the racing greats past and present have.

Then, after the briefing… it’s time to start your engines, hear the roar and let the challenge commence!

This experience is perfect for Corporate Days and groups – you can take part in your own team of 12 or join one of our ready made teams to do battle and afford yourself the coveted title of the 2018 Silverstone Ultimate Driver.

⇓ WATCH THE VIDEO OF OUR ULTIMATE DRIVING DAY BELOW! ⇓

Scroll down to find out more about available dates and the Magnificent 7 line up.

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The Experience

The Ultimate Driving Day includes:

  • Welcome Pack
  • Full English breakfast & two-course lunch
  • Afternoon tea & free-flowing refreshments
  • Souvenir photographs & video footage of your day
  • Experience the ‘Magnificent 7’ 
  • 6 teams of 12 to ensure a competitive day of driving*
  • Awards for the Ultimate Driver of the day
  • Certificate for each driver
  • Overalls and helmet
  • Personal insurance
  • Accident Damage Waiver (reduces the potential cost of accident damage from £10,000 to £0)

*The number of teams may vary

Driver info

  • Drivers must be over 21 years of age and have held a full valid driving licence for a minimum of three years to drive a supercar
  • The photocard part of the driving licence must be presented on the day (the older style paper licences are also accepted). We also require a printed copy of the summary page of your licence which you can view here
  • A reasonable command on the English language is required by all drivers to safely participate in driving activities.  Please contact us for further information.

Here are the cars!

The Silverstone Single Seater

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This really is the closest you will come to driving a Formula 1 car – and where better than at the iconic home of the British Grand Prix.

Get into the cockpit and it’s lights out as you accelerate hard, enjoy incredible grip, and negotiate the twists and turns around our world famous Stowe Circuit.

Feel the thrill of a real race car.  0-60 mph in under five seconds and incredible corner speed – Silverstone has challenged the true greats of Motorsport.  Epic battles throughout the eras, the world’s best F1 drivers have tried to master it, racing legends have done it and now it’s your time… tackle the track in this light, fast aerodynamic racing machine.

Aston Martin Vantage

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Become James Bond and drive the signature V8 Vantage as two of Britain’s biggest brands come together in the ultimate clash of man versus machine!

The indescribable sound, the gorgeous racing lines, the perfect power to weight distribution – this front-engine, 4.5 litre V8 is a true modern classic that lives, manages and exceeds all expectations.

BMW M2

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The latest edition to the Silverstone fleet and one that will leave you grinning for days!

The first-ever BMW M2 Coupé combines top sporting prowess and classic rear-wheel drive with the precision and agility of any modern car! Characteristic front and rear aprons optimise air flow and aerodynamics, while the sportily-tuned suspension and powerful M TwinPower Turbo inline 6-cylinder petrol engine ensure breathtaking performance.

Ferrari V8 F430

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This is your chance to pit your skills on the full British Grand Prix circuit. The dream of twisting through the world famous Maggotts – Becketts complex, negotiating top speed on Hangar Straight, crossing the start/finish line on International Pit Straight can now become a reality.

The V8 F430 is an iconic vehicle chosen to be part of the Silverstone fleet because of the history and heritage that bestow the famous prancing black horse brand. Accelerate through the gears and feel the hairs on the back of your neck stand up as you take to the wheel of one of the world’s greatest manufacturers.

The Caterham Autotest Drifting Experience

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Tyre smoking, wheel spinning, side-ways driving, it must be those crazy, fun to drive Caterhams. Back by popular demand, these experiences are seen by many as the ultimate driving activity.

Test your drifting skills in our ‘7’ and go wild around our fast and challenging drift circuit, before attempting to smash the lap record against the Competition.

Skid Control

Renault RS

Feel the surge of excitement generated by a sliding car and put your true driving skills to the test in our Renault Megane skid car.

On our purpose-built skid area you’ll master driving techniques to control your vehicle in the event of a skid. This uniquely enjoyable Skid Control Experience teaches you valuable driving skills while you’re having a great time! You’ll also leave Silverstone a better, safer, road user…. not bad, hey?

High Speed Passenger Rides*

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The most jaw-droppingly thrilling way to experience our world-famous circuit is inches from the ground in a car driven by one of our professional driving instructors.

Sit back, strap yourself in, and get ready for a thrill like no other…

*vehicle subject to change

Call 0844 3728 230 to find out more and secure your places!

Calls will cost you 7 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Please contact your provider for more information.

Choose from any of the below dates for your Ultimate Driving Day experience:

  • Wednesday 20th June 2018
  • Tuesday 24th July 2018
  • Thursday 20th September 2018
  • Thursday 4th October 2018
  • Monday 15th October 2018

Call 0844 3728 230 to find out more and book

Calls will cost you 7 pence per minute plus your phone company’s access charge. Please contact your provider for more information.

Our experienced team

All of the Silverstone driving instructors are trained to the highest standards who take their role very seriously and are dedicated to helping each driver, regardless of previous experience or ambition reach their personal goals.  They all possess superb knowledge and extensive skills which is just as important as their prowess behind the wheel, they have all tested themselves at the top level of motorsport.

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