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Race Car Experience

The ultimate Race Car experience.

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The Drive Silverstone Race Car experience – feel like a real racing driver at the Home of the British Grand Prix!

We’ll ease you in gently with a demonstration lap from one of our professional instructors before teaching you the racing lines in our exquisite BMW M2’s.

Then it’s time to put your newly found skills to the test and go it alone in our Formula Silverstone Single-Seaters. These light, fast, aerodynamic racing cars have incredible grip and astonishing speed – you’ll never look at Formula 1® drivers the same way again.

Morning sessions (08:25, 09:35) will be available from £229
Sessions from 10:45 onwards, will be available from £249

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU ARE BOOKING A ‘ANYTIME VOUCHER’ PLEASE SELECT EITHER A MORNING OR AFTERNOON SESSION ON OUR AVAILABLE DRIVING DATES.

2020 Dates

August September October November December
29th  – 11th, 24th 22nd 5th

 

BMW M2 + Formula Silverstone

Engine

3.0 + 1.6 Ford Duratec

0-60

4.2s + 4.3s

Top Speed

175mph + 145 mph

Transmission

6-speed manual + 4-speed manual racing

The Experience

Here’s how the Race Car Experience runs:

  • 30 minute safety briefing
  • Instructor demonstration lap in BMW M2
  • Session 1: 4 laps in BMW M2
  • Session 2: 20 minute driving session in Formula Silverstone
  • 5 minute performance debrief
  • Circuit: Stowe Circuit

The experience lasts approximately 2 hours in total

Driver info

  • Age: 18 or over
  • Height: 5ft 2 ins – 6ft 4ins. Contact us if you’re over 6ft 4ins.
  • Maximum weight: 18 stone
  • Drivers must wear a long sleeved top/jumper, long trousers and comfortable shoes/trainers (flip flops are not permitted)
  • Licence required? Yes, full UK manual driving licence for at least one year. Please bring it on the day.
    International full manual licences/permits are acceptable on the condition that the driver can communicate well in English.
 

Cancellation Indemnity

A Cancellation Indemnity can be purchased for £10 and will cover your experience for any unforeseen circumstances. Please note, the cancellation indemnity does not cover your experience for work or social commitments. Further details can be found in our terms and conditions below.

If you pay by credit card or debit card, the delivery address must be the same as your billing address (the address your card is registered to). We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please note we do not accept Diners credit cards. If you have a non-UK credit card you must get in touch with our contact centre to book.

Our Contact Centre is temporarily closed, however we can talk to you on webchat, you can email us at enquiries@silverstone.co.uk, or you can complete the contact form on the Contact Us page.

To view Terms and Conditions for Experiences click here.

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