anyone who wants to know what to expect on a driving experience
day then this is the page you need to read. Alternatively find out
what driving experience days are.
those who have never been on a driving experience day the experience
is split up into sections to help you get the most out of the day.
each driving experience is going to vary slightly, based on what
your experience is (single
rally driving) and how
long your experience is set to last (half day/full day).
is important to be dressed properly for your driving experience,
you should wear long trousers (not too baggy) and also a long sleeved
top, you must also wear thin flat bottomed shoes/trainers!
is a good idea to also turn up in plenty of time, especially i fyou
are havig nto travel any largish distance to get to your venue (Brands
Hatch, Oulton Park, Rockingham,
are a few examples of race tracks).
start of the day you will receive a welcome and an introduction
(possibly with snacks and drinks) where you will also receive safety
instructions and possibly a list of the racing
flags that you could see being waved around the track. It is
very important you concentrate as the last thing you want is to
be out on the track and not know what to do when you are being signaled
to do something. You will also be sorted out with your helmet and
suit to wear.
you will be taken to your car and you will possibly jump in with
an instructor at the wheel who will take you round the circuit to
familiarize you with the track and the "racing lines"
to take around corners.
If you are taking part in a single
seater driving experience there is a good chance your first
laps out on track will be done in a saloon car so you can have an
instructor by your side as this is obviously not possible in a Single
Then it's your go, you will get to go out on the track again you
will possibly have the instructor by your side giving you hints
and tips on how to approach a corners, what braking points to take,
what the best line is so after a few laps you will be putting all
you are learning into practice and putting quicker and quicker lap
you are on a half day experience you will get some good drive time
behind the wheel before the experience is up then you will likely
re-congrigate and have a drink and get a presentation of a certificate
for taking part in your experience day.
on full day driving experiences will maybe stop for a short break
to get a drink and something to eat before moving into the second
half of the days driving experience.
those on a full day experiences will get more laps and be able to
learn more about how to drive and get more time behind the wheels.
Again, at the end of the days experience you will likely re-congrigate
and get a drink and a presentation for taking part in the driving