Audi R8 Driving Experience | £250

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Get behind the wheel of the Audi R8 and Porsche Cayman

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Audi R8

Driving Experience Format


Safety Briefing

Our unique driving experience briefing details the important information you need to know before getting behind the wheel and heading out on track.
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Circuit layout – 2.12 miles per lap, 11 corners,

Racing line – Turn in , apex, exit, braking, throttle control
Driving Position – steering and pedal control, gear change, paddle shift
Chassis dynamics – weight transfer, oversteer, understeer
Overtaking and flag signals
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Mazda3 MPS - Retail Value: £21,500

Technical Spec
Front wheel drive
2.3-litre turbo 4cyl
6-speed manual
Power 256bhp
Speed 155mph
0-60 6.1sec
Initial laps driven by the instructor in a Mazda3 MPS
Driving on a race circuit is very different to normal road driving. To make the most of the cars you’ll be driving on track you need to learn the ‘racing line’ and braking points.

We use the brilliant Mazda3 MPS for these initial laps. One of the most powerful front-wheel drive hatchbacks on the market.

Our ARDS qualified race instructors will demonstrate the racing lines and braking points plus other hints and tips to help you get the most from your driving experience.

Out on track it may seem quite unfamiliar with no road marks or signs and no cars coming in the other direction, but after 3 laps watching and listening to your race instructor you’ll have built up a good idea of the circuit layout and be confident when you first get behind the wheel and head out on track.
Porsche Cayman

Porsche Cayman - Retail Value: £38,500

Technical Spec
Rear wheel drive
2.9-litre flat 6
6-speed manual
Power 261bhp
Speed 163mph
0-60mph 5.8sec
3 laps pupil drives the Porsche Cayman

The latest Porsche Cayman is a genuine junior supercar.  Similar in looks to the 911 but with a mid-engine layout, this new model has the larger 2.9-litre engine with a 6-speed manual gearbox.

Out on track the car gives incredible feedback, allowing the driver to build in confidence and enjoy the increased power and incredible grip that the car generates.

Nowhere else in the UK will you drive such an expensive and new car as your introduction to a driving experience.

With 4 laps behind the wheel you’ll not only have a huge smile on your face but be ready to take on the next car, no doubt feeling like the next Lewis Hamilton.
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Audi R8

Audi R8 - Retail Value: £93,000

Technical Spec
Four-wheel drive
4.2-litre V8
6-speed manual
Power 414bhp
Speed 187mph
0-60mph 4.4sec
4 laps pupil drives the Audi R8

The stunning R8 is Audi's first attempt at a supercar and they got it right first time.

The look of the car is completely different to anything else on the market yet it couldn't be anything else but an Audi. Each R8 is handmade in Germany by specialist teams making each car to a high standard.

Open the door and drop into the driving seat, the car seems to mould around you, hit the starter button and the V8 bangs into life.

Out on track the car gives incredible levels of grip, even at speed. The aluminium chassis gives great feedback to the driver and urges you to push on more and more. With the V8 screaming away just behind your ear, the nose of the car going exactly where you point it, you wont be able to stop yourself smiling.
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Racing car

Ginetta G20 Sports Racing Car - Cost: £40,000

Technical Spec
Rear wheel drive
1.8 -litre 4cyl
5-speed manual
Weight 520kg
Power 140bhp
Speed 130mph
0-60mph 6.3sec
5 laps driving Ginetta G20 Sports Racing Car

Ginetta have been making great drivers cars for years. Their range of models has increased over the last 5 years along with their commitment to motorsport in the UK with cars in the British GT Championship, a support championship to the BTCC and a young driver initiative which also follows the BTCC tour.

Strap yourself into the fantastic G20 and experience race car grip and performance. A stunning and suprising driving experience

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About the Audi R8 Driving Experience

The Audi R8 is a supercar so perfectly suited to driving around the high and low speed corners at Croft Circuit.

Tiff Recommends the Audi R8Audi have hit the spot with their first attempt at a supercar. Not only in the handling and performance department but also with the styling. An area which so many manufacturers fail to get right when entering the supercar market.

Out on track the car has the traction you'd expect from Audi with performance that will blow your mind. The 4.2L V8 engines power is delivered through the tyres so effectively, giving you confidence to push the car harder on the UK's fastest race circuit - Thruxton.

Preparing you for this drive is the more delicate feeling Porsche Cayman. Four laps in this stunning German coupe will ensure you are fully comfortable and confident with the lines and technique of driving Thruxton Circuit.

After the Audi R8 the driver will experience a proper single seat racing car. Feel what its like to be an F1 driver as you experience g-force and amazing acceleration and stopping power. Lewis Hamilton better watch out!


Gift Packs

Driving Experiences are available as part of a gift pack which are valid for 1 year. Recipients can then choose the date they would like to attend.

The gift pack includes our glossy brochure with stunning images of our cars by automotive photographer - Pete Gibson. A personalised letter for the recipient detailing the driving experience they'll be attending. A list of dates to attend


Need to know

This experience can be purchased as an open gift voucher valid for 1 year from the date of purchase

This experience operates from Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire

We operate on selected weekdays.

Drivers must hold a full licence | On the day drivers must wear clothes that cover their arms and legs | Helmets, race boots and gloves are provided

Spectators are welcome - free of charge




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