Prize Experience the stunning power of the Ferrari F430, the superiority of the Porsche Cayman and the pure adrenaline rush of the Formula Renault single-seater. Start with the Porsche Cayman for two familiarisation laps around the Thruxton circuit, then drive the Porsche for a further three laps to get a real feel for the circuit. Next up, go for three laps in the mind blowing Ferrari F430, capable of 0 – 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 170 mph. Finish off with a solo five laps in a Formula 1 style Renault single-seater, sitting just inches off the ground. In total, complete 30 miles of driving at the UK's fastest circuit.
Driving Availability Selected Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from February to November. At least two dates per month. Dates fill very quickly, so please allow at least six weeks advance booking notice.
Participant Guidelines Maximum height is 6'3''. Maximum weight is 18 stone. You'll have to sign a disclaimer confirming that you hold a full British or international manual driving licence, are in good health and don't have any disabilities that might impair your driving. Driving may be cancelled or curtailed in extreme weather conditions like ice, heavy rain or high winds, when driving at speed might become dangerous. Any unused laps will be credited for another visit. Please call the venue if in any doubt.Your experience will last for approximately three hours, including briefing, safety guidance, driving time and debrief. There are several different start times (am and pm) on race days, all subject to availability. Your briefing will be shared. All in-car tuition is on a one-to-one basis.
Spectators Spectators are welcome. A camera will come in handy. The venue offers good facilities for spectators and drivers. Children must be closely supervised at all times and dogs are not permitted at any circuits. Dress comfortably (preferably avoiding synthetic clothing) and wear narrow, flat-soled shoes. A helmet and any special clothing you need will be provided. You can bring your own helmet if you prefer (it will be safety checked before driving).Thruxton is the fastest circuit in the UK and a popular course in the British Touring Car championships. You'll drive the full 2.4 mile circuit.
Terms In order to enter the competition, entrants must enter a valid email address and by doing so are agreeing to receive regular email communications from Motors.co.uk and carefully selected partners. Should entrants no longer wish to receive emails from Motors.co.uk, they may unsubscribe at any time.
Entrants must be at least 18 years of age and be a resident of the UK to enter this competition.
The competition is not open to employees associated with Motors.co.uk, and their associated companies or their families.
The prize may not be transferred to any other person and there are no cash alternatives or alternative prizes available.
In the event of the advertised competition prize being unavailable, Motors.co.uk reserves the right to offer an alternative prize or prizes of equal or greater value.
One winner will be selected from entries on the Friday 3rd August 2012 and will be formally notified (by email or phone) within 7 days of the closing date.
There will be one winner selected and one prize on offer.
The winner of the prize will be notified by email and must respond within 7 days. The winner will receive prize voucher by the end of August 2012 (depending on availability). It is the responsibility of the prize winner to book their experience with the appropriate party. The winner should refer to the terms and conditions of the experience including any restrictions on height, age and weight. Motors.co.uk will not accept responsibility for any personal injury.Motors.co.uk’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
The competition winner may be required to take part in or co-operate with publicity.
Use of false name or addresses, for example, a name by which the entrant is not usually known, will disqualify them from receiving any prize. Motors.co.uk reserves the right to oblige any potential winner to provide documentary proof of their identity and age and address as directed by Motors.co.uk before such person may claim their prize.
Motors.co.uk shall be entitled to terminate or modify the promotion or to modify these rules at any time prior to the closing date by publishing any such modification or termination on the Motors.co.uk website. Entry into the competition implies acceptance of these rules.
These rules are governed by English law.
Competition entries must be submitted by Tuesday 31st July 2012.
Judging ends on Thursday 2nd August 2012. A winning entry will be announced by Motors.co.uk on Friday 3rd August 2012.
The promoter of the competition is: Motors.co.uk. Central House, Leeds Road, Rothwell, Leeds, LS26 0JE. Motors.co.uk Ltd is part of the Manheim Group.