A nice Driving Thrills Experience located handily in Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire.
This junior fun drive is the perfect opportunity for any youngster to gain experience behind the wheel on a circuit before passing their test. Learn the basics of driving from an instructor in a safe and stress-free environment. Drive a dual-controlled Mazda MX-5 and practise essential car control, building up driving confidence in preparation for hitting the circuit. Start the lesson learning driving basics from steering the vehicle to clutch control and braking. Dual controls means the instructor can intervene if necessary, giving comfort to parents watching from the pit lane. For youngsters who pick the skills up with ease, go on to learn parking manoeuvres such as parallel parking and reversing around a corner. It’s time to take the wheel!
Weekdays and Saturday mornings, at least two dates per month throughout the year.
The experience may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions (e.g. snow, ice, heavy rain or high winds) which would make driving at speed dangerous. Please call the venue if in any doubt.
Expect to be at the venue for up to one and a half hours, including a safety briefing and around 45 minutes driving time.
Briefings are held in groups, driving time is on a one-to-one basis with an instructor and a maximum of two drivers are assigned to one car.
Spectators are welcome and there are cafe facilities on-site. Please note that animals are not allowed, with the exception of guide dogs.
Dress comfortably and wear trainers or flat-soled shoes. A helmet is provided.
Minimum age is 11 and maximum age is 16. Minimum height is 4’8”, maximum is 6’2”. Maximum weight is 18 stone. Participants must have reasonable fitness and no serious health conditions.
When booking expect to be offered the choice of buying a collision damage waiver at £20 to £40 additional charge. Please note there is no obligation to purchase this optional waiver.