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Ferrari 458 Spider Thrill

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Max Laps
6 laps
Duration
1 hrs
Mileage
14.4 miles

Drive the fantastic Ferrari 458 Spider. Plus expert tuition from our ARDS qualified race instructors, who will ensure you're fully up to speed so you can enjoy the Ferrari 458 Spider out on track.

  • Drive the amazing Ferrari 458 Spider
  • Experience the fastest circuit in the UK
  • Expert tuition from ARDS race instructors
Call 01264 882222 to speak to a member of our team

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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.

3 laps

Demonstration - Instructor drives

Driving on a race circuit is very different to normal road driving. To make the most of the cars guests will be driving on track you need to learn the racing line and braking points. Our ARDS race instructors will be on hand to help throughout your experience..

3 laps

Ferrari 458 Spider - Guest drives

The Ferrari 458 Spider is a V8 engine supercar from Ferrari. They've applied all their technical knowhow from the F1 team and applied it to this car. The is model also comes with all the Speciale options. The result is stunning. Seated in the drivers seat you feel embraced by the car. The steering wheel could be straight from Vettels F1 car.

What to expect from the Ferrari 458 Spider Thrill

The Ferrari 458 Spider is a deeply impressive supercar, exactly what you'd expect from a modern Ferrari. Sitting in the pit lane, it has ab overall sleek look with aggressive styling details.

Climbing into the driving seat, you know it is going to be a very memorable experience. Barking into life over your left shoulder the 4.5 V8 settles into a bassy idle, the large gearshift paddles are easy and intuitive to operate.

As the speed rises it will feel totally at home on the track. As the driver you'll feel the emotion that is pure Ferrari!

The Ferrari 458 is one of the all-time greats. it really is absolutely, unbelievably mesmerizingly brilliant.

Jeremy Clarkson

360º In-Car Videos are Available for This Experience

The ultimate memento of your visit to Thruxton. Our 360 cameras will capture all the action of your drive in 4K, true 360-degree video for you to enjoy afterwards on all your devices. Check out the video and click to look around!

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The Thruxton difference

Quality experiences

Over 40 years of experience in operating driving experiences. Everything is geared around a quality experience and we limit numbers to ensure this.

FIA licensed race track

Thruxton is the fastest race track in the UK and a fully licensed FIA venue - not a disused airfield.

Pro instructors

We only use professional ARDS qualified race instructors who will make your drive more enjoyable.

No artificial corners

No 70mph speed limits or numerous "cone chicanes" to keep the speed artificially slow.

360º videos

The ultimate memento of your visit to Thruxton. Our 360 cameras will capture all the action of your drive in 4K, true 360-degree video for you to enjoy afterwards on all your devices.

Everyone should drive a Ferrari

One Amazing Car

The Ferrari 458 Spider is a technical marvel. The mid-engined V8 produces an astonishing 462bhp and 398 lb/ft of torque. Put simply this means it accelerates very quickly and has a top speed of over 200mph! The 458 also has Ferrari's latest dual clutch system which is simply brilliant.

Specification

  • Horsepower
    562 bhp
  • Torque
    398 lb/ft
  • Top Speed
    202 mph
  • 0-60
    3.4 seconds

Skilled Instructors On The Day

Gary Franks

ARDS Track Instructor, SDSA Core Competencies for Professional & Supervised Driving, SDSA Advanced Handing Skills Instructor, SDSA Low Friction instructor, SDSA SUV & 4x4 Instructor, SDSA U-17 Driving Instructor, Porsche Driving Consultant, Porsche Track Experience Instructor, RoSPA Advanced Driver (Gold), RoSPA Advanced Driving Tutor, RoSPA Diploma (L4) Advanced Behavioural Driving Instruction, Approved Driving Instructor (ADI).

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Pat Blakeney

Operations Manager at Thruxton

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Ben Norfolk

I've been racing for over 20 years in Sprints, Hillclimbs and a range of circuit series from historics, team endurance, MX-5's, Lotus Cup and in the Invictus Games Racing Jaguar F-type SVR in the British GT Championship. With a Coach/Mentor background, I have a range of skills to help extract the most out of your time on track.

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Upcoming Dates

July

19th, 20th

August

2nd, 3rd, 16th, 17th

September

13th, 14th

October

11th, 12th, 25th, 26th

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