Ford GT40 Driving Experience

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This is your chance to get behind the wheel of one of the most iconic racing cars of all time - the classic 1960's Ford GT40.


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ALL ABOUT THIS EXPERIENCE

Ford GT40 Driving Experience

This is your chance to get behind the wheel of one of the most iconic racing cars of all time - the classic 1960's Ford GT40.

Experience the thrill of supercar driving and take control of the iconic Ford GT40! You'll race around the tracks for 6 laps at your chosen location during this full throttle driving experience.

The classic 1960's Ford GT40 is one of the most famous racing cars in the world. This speed machine has championed the LeMans 24 Hours four times in a row! And no surprise – this car boasts a tiny body, resting just 40 inches from the ground for ultimate aerodynamics, and has a powerful Ford V8 engine producing 500+ bhp. Once you arrive at your chosen location, you’ll meet your instructor and receive a briefing on your beautiful supercar. Then it’ll be time to hit the tracks and buckle up for the ride of a lifetime! With your instructor on hand every step of the way, you’ll experience the power of the Ford GT40 as you take control of the supercar for six laps.

This Ford GT40 driving experience is the ultimate supercar experience for anyone with a love for race cars. It’s the perfect gift for petrol heads and adrenaline junkies alike, giving them the chance to test one of the greatest race cars in the world!

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Availability

This classic 1960's GT40 driving experience will be held at various locations, on selected weekends, between February and November.

Blyton Park requires a £10 upgrade fee for weekend bookings, paid directly to the track when making a reservation.


Lydden Hill requires an additional £25 upgrade fee which is to be paid directly to the track when making a reservation.

Additional laps and passenger rides may be available as upgrades on the day (subject to availability) - these will start at £39.00 per car (3 laps).

2017 Dates:


Abingdon, Oxfordshire.

1st April

2nd April

24th June

25th June

28th July

29th July

30th July

25th August

26th August

27th August

28th August

28th October

29th October


Bentwaters, Suffolk.

13th May

14th May

9th September

10th September

25th November

26th November


Bicester, Oxfordshire.

24th April

1st June

26th September

27th September

17th November (sold out)

18th November (sold out)


Blyton Park, Lincolnshire.

21st April

22nd April

17th August

18th August

20th October (sold out)

21st October (sold out)

22nd October


Tockwith, York.

20th May

21st May

11th August

12th August

13th August

3rd November

4th November (sold out)

5th November


Lydden Hill, Kent.

2nd September

3rd September


Cotswold Airport

3rd June

4th June

22nd July

23rd July

22nd September

23rd September

24th September

2nd December

3rd December


Perranporth

8th July

9th July


2018 Dates:


Lydden Hill, Kent.

23rd February

24th February

Further dates are released once the earlier slots have been filled.

*Dates are updated regularly but availability are subject to change - if you'd like to check a date prior to redemption, please contact our customer service team.

Requirements

Minimum age: 17

Minimum Height: 4ft 10in (135cm)

Maximum Height: 6ft 6in (190cm)

Drivers are required to hold a full driving licence & must have a good understanding of spoken English.

*All driving instructors are ARDS qualified and DBS checked.

**An optional damage waiver will be available to purchase on the day for just £25. This will insure you against damage excess fees of up to £5,000 in the unlikely case of an accident.

Duration

Experience Duration: 00:15

Time at Venue: 01:00

This 6 lap Ford GT40 driving experience will last for approximately an hour in total, with around 15 minutes actual driving time.

Three additional laps can be purchased for £49.00, payable directly to the track. Although these are generally available on the day of the experience, it is advised to pay in advance to avoid disappointment on arrival.

Group Size & Spectators

Participants: The Ford GT40 Driving Experience is for 1 participant.

Max Group Size: -1

Spectators Allowed on Site: Yes

This is a one-to-one track experience, between the participant and their expert instructor, however, other drivers will also be on the track.

Spectators are more than welcome to come along to each centre, where hot and cold catering facilities will be available.

Passenger rides may also be available for spectators on the day, for an additional cost (subject to availability).

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What to wear

Participants will need to dress comfortably and according to the weather. Sturdy shoes are required.

Any safety equipment will be provided by the centre, on the day.

Weather

This Ford GT40 track day experience will run in almost all weather conditions, including rain.

However, if your experience is cancelled due to extreme circumstances, the centre will simply re-schedule your booking for an alternative date.

£ 79 £149
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