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Single Seater Racing Car Gift Experience - Was £179, Now £69 @ WHSmith
Single Seater Racing Car Gift Experience - Was £179, Now £69 @ WHSmith

Single Seater Racing Car Gift Experience - Was £179, Now £69 @ WHSmith

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Wow, this is a great price for an unforgetable experience!! "Fast and furious racing - not for the faint-hearted!"

Ideal Father's Day gift, so hope my kids are reading

Single seaters are the closest looking cars you may ever get to driving an actual Formula 1 car. As you sit in the small cockpit you look out towards the start line, you start to build the revs, and when the flag is dropped you drop the clutch and launch down the straight. In a matter of seconds you're taking the corners and barrelling along!

The programme typically involves a welcome on arrival, followed by a briefing. Then it's time to take to the wheel for laps in a performance saloon, where your instructor will demonstrate circuit driving techniques such as taking the correct line on a corner. Next you take the wheel yourself to practice what you have been taught. Then the real action begins: you take a single seater racing car, the ubiquitous Van Dieman, BHP 160 top speed 130 mph, 0 to 60mph - 5 secs, this car is perfectly placed to introduce you to the exhilaration and excitement of racing. Please note you can upgrade your experience to Saturdays at an extra cost, please check on booking.

Smaller print...

When can you go?
This experience is available on selected weekdays, throughout the year.

How long does this activity last?
This experience will last approximately 2 hours.

You need to know:
The minimum age is 18 years.
The maximum height for this activity is 1.9m (6ft 3'') and the minimum height is 1.52m (5ft 0"). The maximum weight is 108kg (17 stone). You will be asked to sign a disclaimer on the day.
You must take a full manual transmission UK or European driving licence with no serious offences with you on the day.
This is for a voucher entitling the holder to any of the activities supplied by Activity Superstore up to the value stated.

You and how many others?
There will be other people there on the day.
You're welcome to bring family and friends to watch.

We cant control the weather!
This activity is dependent on appropriate weather conditions

Where?
Leicestershire - Prestwold Hall

16 Comments

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The 'standard' price is always discounted to some degree or other, but this is the best price I've seen it at for quite a while. Good find, hotted up

Editor

Looks like a really good offer, thanks KingCampo :thumbsup: 2 hrs is a pretty good length of time for one of these types of experience gifts.

How rubbish, Too tall to do it!

f3ck - I just paid £100 for the shorter version of this the other day

rubbish deal, voted cold, only on cak location

millarcat;8930399

Looks like a really good offer, thanks KingCampo :thumbsup: 2 hrs is a … Looks like a really good offer, thanks KingCampo :thumbsup: 2 hrs is a pretty good length of time for one of these types of experience gifts.



you'll be there for 2 hours, but you'll get FAR from that amount of time behind the wheel.

This is still probably a good deal though if your not too far away.

any ideas what the 'additional cost' for weekend is?

Mayster it's always worth ringing them to find out what the exact dimensions are. I'm 6'5" and was concerned about doing one at Donington which had the same height limit but it turned out the thing fitted like a glove! There's still some of the smile left and it was over a year ago

Granted though, I think you'd be doing well to get 10 laps out of this two hour session - generally these red letter type events just want you to have a quick go and get out before you get comfortable and start to push too hard!

"Ideal Father's Day gift"

Hmmm... wasn't that a couple of weekends ago?!

usetheforceluke;8930471

rubbish deal, voted cold, only on cak location



Just because you don't like it doesn't make it a rubbish deal!
It's a very good deal - especially for those that live close, voted hot, even though it's too far for me to travel to.

waby1234;8931366

"Ideal Father's Day gift"Hmmm... wasn't that a couple of weekends ago?!



...and if you check when this was posted, you'll see why the OP said that! :oops:

theyiddo;8931401

...and if you check when this was posted, you'll see why the OP said … ...and if you check when this was posted, you'll see why the OP said that! :oops:



Whoops.... fair enough, hehe!

Hi, where is this experience for? I cant find any location!!

yuillr2;8935405

Hi, where is this experience for? I cant find any location!!



It is at bottom of first post.
Leicestershire - Prestwold Hall

The link is not working :oops::oops::?
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