Tesco Three Car Passenger Ride

£99
1 hours long
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6 laps covered
14.04 miles covered

Ever wondered what it would be like to experience a cars full potential at the hands of a professional racing driver? Now you can experience it for yourself on the fastest circuit in the UK.

  • Experience three different cars
  • A white knuckle ride like no other
  • All cars driven around the UK's fastest race circuit
Only   £99
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Experience Format

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Briefing

Our senior ARDS Race Instructor will give a full briefing detailing the important information you need to know before getting behind the wheel and heading out on track; circuit layout, racing line, turn in, apex, exit, braking, throttle control, driving Position, steering, pedal control, gear change, understanding paddle shift, overtaking and flag signals. As part of the briefing we have a unique CGI sequence which shows how a vehicle reacts to the inputs made by the driver including; chassis dynamics, weight transfer, oversteer and understeer.

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High Speed Passenger Ride in Octavia VRS

2 laps

Hold on tight as our resident Stig takes you out for the white knuckle ride of your life. Experiencing a car at its full potential with a professional racing driver at the wheel is incredible

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High Speed Passenger Ride in Porsche Cayman

2 laps

The Porsche Cayman is a perfectly balanced car, it appears to dance over the tarmac as your ARDS racing driver makes small but purposeful inputs to the cars steering wheel. Through the fast sweeping curves you'll start to feel the g-force as you try and hold yourself in the seat

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High Speed Passenger Ride in Peugeot Cup Car

2 laps

It's a mini Le Mans car which runs on slick racing tyres has an F1 style carbon fibre paddleshift gearbox which is connected to Peugeot's brilliant high pressure turbo engine. It's a white knuckle ride you'll never forget. Under brakes you'll feel the car searching for grip then the tyres forcing the chassis into the next corner at seemingly impossible speeds

About the Tesco Three Car Passenger Ride

Hold tight as one of our performance saloons screams round the circuit on the limit of adhesion. Next up is the brand new Porsche Cayman 2.9, this fantastic mid-engined sports car is at home on the track and really excels.

Then full speed in the mini le Mans car that is the Peugeot THP spider, It's a proper closed wheel racing car. Unleashed around the 2.4-mile circuit it's an amazing experience.

This is a white knuckle ride you'll remember for a long time to come!

The Cars

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Octavia VRS

The vRS brand is Skoda’s performance model. Sitting on the new MQB platform the Octavia vRS delivers the perfect combination of sportiness, space and functionality. Powerful 220bhp petrol and 184bhp diesel engines provide a near 150 mph top speed yet impressive 50+ miles per gallon with the diesel model. This is an impressive car – you will be surprised and impressed if you are not already a vRS driver!

0-60
6.8 seconds
Top Speed
154 mph
Power
217 bhp
Torque
258 lb/ft
Engine Size
2.0 litre 4 cylinder
Gearbox
6 speed manual
Configuration
Front engine Front wheel drive
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Peugeot GT Cup Car

The Peugeot THP sider, It's a proper closed wheel racing car. Unleashed around the 2.4-mile circuit its an amazing experience.

0-60
3.5 seconds
Top Speed
155 mph
Power
160 bhp
Torque
201 lb/ft
Engine Size
1.6 litre
Gearbox
6 speed duel clutch paddleshift
Configuration
Mid engine rear wheel drive
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Porsche Cayman

The Porsche Cayman is a genuine junior supercar. Similar in looks to the 911 but with a mid-engine layout.

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.

0-60
5.8 seconds
Top Speed
163 mph
Power
261 bhp
Torque
221 lb/ft
Engine Size
2.9 litre 6 cylinder
Gearbox
6 speed manual
Configuration
Mid engine, rear wheel drive
Cars with In-Car Recording

Tesco Three Car Passenger Ride Availability

Show Dates For

Thursday 26 September 2019 - £99
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Friday 27 September 2019 - £99
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Saturday 28 September 2019 - £99
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Friday 4 October 2019 - £99
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Saturday 5 October 2019 - £99
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Saturday 12 October 2019 - £99
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Friday 25 October 2019 - £99
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Friday 8 November 2019 - £99
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Saturday 9 November 2019 - £99
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Gift Pack Options

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Standard Gift Pack - Free

Gift pack will include our current brochure, list of dates to attend and a personalised card for the recipient with their name and a personalised message.

Why Buy A Driving Experience From Thruxton

Our Top 5

  1. No on the day pressure to purchase expensive accident damage waiver at registration. The price you see is the price you pay
  2. Thruxton is the fastest race track in the UK and a fully licensed FIA venue - not a disused airfield.
  3. No 70mph speed limits or numerous "cone chicanes" to keep the speed artificially slow
  4. The latest models from Ferrari, Lamborghini and Aston Martin
  5. You drive on the full 2.4 mile circuit as used by the British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) and other top class championships plus we have all the expected venue spectator facilities
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Need to Know Information

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

This experience operates from Thruxton Circuit in Hampshire.

We operate on selected weekdays and Saturdays. Please note: there is a £10 premium if you choose to book on a Saturday, payable when a date is booked

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