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Race Car Experience

NEW FOR 2018 - The ultimate Race Car experience.

**Christmas offer** – As an extra special festive treat, Silverstone are offering two free gift tickets to The Silverstone Experience (due to open Spring 2019) worth £40 for every driving experience that is purchased before Christmas Day.

Introducing the BRAND NEW 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.

Purchase an anytime experience voucher from £239.00.

Morning sessions (08:25, 09:35) will be available from £219.00.
Sessions from 10:45 onwards, will be available from £239.00.

Planning to give this as a gift?

Download a gift certificate here once you have purchased the experience, or buy a driving experience gift box by adding ‘UK Post’ to your order and you’ll receive the following: presentation box and driving experience information booklet.

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BMW M2 + Formula Silverstone

Engine

3.0 litre twin-turbocharged + 1.6 Ford Duratec

0-60

4.2s + 4.3s

Top Speed

175mph + 145 mph

Transmission

7-speed gearbox + 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
  • 15 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.

Accident Damage Indemnity reduces the potential cost of accident damage from £10,000 to £0 and is available to purchase for £20. This can be purchased when calling the Contact Centre or on the day of your Experience from the Silverstone Experience Centre.

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 call 0844 3728 270 to book. To view Terms and Conditions for Experiences click here.

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