Aston Martin versus Ferrari Experience at Silverstone
A lovely Experience in Towcester, Northamptonshire.
Drive two of the best supercars on the planet at the world-famous Silverstone circuit. Feel the power of the Ferrari 430 pitched against the style of the present . The Ferrari is light, agile and has 400 bhp going to the rear wheels. The Aston Martin has a sublime 4.3 litre V8 engine that powers down the straight. Start with a safety briefing, before being given a passenger demonstration lap by a qualified instructor. Then take the wheel of the Ferrari 430 for a 10 mile drive of the circuit. After a break, enjoy a further 10 miles driving the Aston Martin around the first class Silverstone circuit. Incredible!
Runs on weekends, at least one date every month throughout the year. The circuit closes between mid-December and mid-January for the winter shut-down.
Driving 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 briefing, a demo lap and around 10 miles driving each car. Arrive 30 – 40 minutes prior to the start time for the essential safety briefing.
Share the briefing with up to 24 other participants. All driving time is held on a one-to-one basis with a qualified instructor.
Spectators are welcome and can bring a camera to record the experience. Please note that pets are not permitted. There is a coffee shop selling coffees, soft drinks and hot and cold snacks.
Dress warmly and comfortably in trousers and a long-sleeved top. Wear flat-soled shoes and bring driving gloves if possible. A helmet is provided.
Maximum weight 18 stone, minimum age 21. Minimum height is 5’2”; maximum height is 6’6”. A full manual driving licence must have been held for at least three years, to be presented on the day.
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.