How long does it take?
The junior rally driving experience lasts approximately 2 hours.
When can I do the rally driving experience?
This experience is available throughout the year, generally every 2 months, at weekends.
Can friends and family come and watch me drive?
Absolutely, friends and family are most welcome at no extra cost and in fact, we'd ask that you do bring someone along to assist disabled rally drivers in and out of the car.
What should I wear / bring?
You should wear flat soled shoes/trainers and comfortable clothing appropriate to the time of year.
Do I need to hold a driving licence or have driven a car before?
No, experience of driving is good but by no means essential.
- Drivers must have good eyesight appropriate for driving. Glasses and Contact Lenses are fine.
- Drivers should have adequate hearing to hear the instructors when wearing a helmet. Hearing aids can be used.
- Drivers must have full upper body strength and movement and the use of both arms & hands.
- Drivers must be between 10 - 17 years.
- Drivers must be between 4' 10" and 6' 4" and weigh no more than 20 stone.
Accessibility of the Venue:
- The car park is hard standing with 2 dedicated disabled parking spaces.
- The venue has hard standing pathways and ramped access into the main HQ building.
- There is a dedicated disabled toilet on-site.
- The Citroen C2 rally car has been fitted with a roll cage, lowered at the door opening to allow easier access for a disabled driver.
- The Citroen C2 has been fitted with push-pull controls and a semi-automatic gearbox.
- Assistance dogs are welcome, but must remain on a lead and accompanied at all times.
The junior rally driving experience is suitable for kids between 10 - 17 years old with the following disabilities:
- Restricted Leg
- Hard of Hearing*
*Drivers must be able to hear the instructor whilst wearing a helmet, hearing aids can be used.