What to expect from the Ultimate Junior Driving Experience
Introducing the Ultimate Junior Driving Experience!
The Ultimate Junior Driving Experience, an all-in-one program designed to provide young drivers with a comprehensive and thrilling day of driving skill development and fun! Combining the best elements from our three popular junior experiences, this ultimate package offers an action-packed adventure that will leave participants with essential driving skills and unforgettable memories.
Experience the thrill of driving from the driver's seat of a range of modern cars with expert tuition from our advanced driving instructors. Designed for young drivers over 12 years old and at least 4ft 10 inches (1.47m) tall, this extended program covers a range of driving techniques and challenges in a safe and controlled environment.
Your Ultimate Junior Driving Experience begins with the a Junior Driving session. Take control of a Ford Puma in the large tarmac paddock areas at Thruxton. Our skilled instructors will guide you through the fundamental skills of driving, including smooth starts and stops, precise steering through various cone layouts, clutch control, gear changing, and navigating a challenging course that incorporates all the skills you'll learn.
Next, it's time to put your skills to the test at the Skid Pan. Get behind the wheel of both the MINI Cooper and Toyota GT86, equipped with dual controls for added safety. With an instructor by your side, you'll experience the thrill of controlling understeer and oversteer, mastering weight transfer and direction changes. Engage with electronic stability systems, traction control, and ABS, gaining a deeper understanding of how these systems enhance vehicle control and safety.
To complete the ultimate junior driving experience, we'll take you off-road on our 4x4 course. Climb into a rugged 4x4 vehicle and conquer challenging terrains under the guidance of our skilled instructors. Learn the techniques of off-road driving, including obstacle navigation, conquering steep inclines and descents, and manoeuvring through tricky terrain. This segment adds an extra dose of excitement and adventure to your day.
The cherry on top is then a high-speed passenger ride with a professional racing driver in a performance saloon car around Thruxton - the fastest circuit in the UK
Throughout the Ultimate Junior Driving Experience, our instructors will tailor each session to your individual progress and learning style. We understand that everyone learns at their own pace, and our goal is to ensure you gain confidence and develop essential driving skills in a supportive environment.