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F1 DRIVING EXPERIENCE PAUL RICARD

F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard | Adrenaline @ Web2move

F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard @ Web2move Adrenaline Experiences now include the 750 bhp 2011 WILLIAMS FW33 Formula 1 car with a 750 bhp 2.4 ltr Cosworth V8 engine. As driven by Rubens Barrichello, Pastor Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas. - View Dates and Prices

"The Ultimate Driving Experience" Formula 1 Grand Prix Driving Course - the unique opportunity to drive a modern-day WILLIAMS FW33 Formula 1 Car in Europe on the world famous Paul Ricard French Grand Prix circuit, Provence, France and enjoy an extra special experience staying in the Paul Ricard Hotel.

Limited Places Still Available on selected dates

Experience the thrill of driving a genuine Formula 1 Grand Prix car, with unrestricted power around the Paul Ricard Circuit, Le Castellet, France.

F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard

DRIVE THE WILLIAMS FW33 FORMULA 1 CAR

This is your chance to live your dream and drive around the same circuit that is used once again for the French Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Escape from reality for a day and feel what it is really like to try and control a 650 bhp, 700 bhp or 750 bhp formula 1 car around the Grand Prix circuit that is used by Lewis Hamilton, Sebastien Vettel, and Fernando Alonso.

The Formula 1 Driving Experience is the ultimate birthday or special event gift for any Formula 1 fan. Or an Adrenaline alternative for Group Hospitality.

F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard

Drive the Williams FW33 with a 2.4 ltr Cosworth V8 engine producing 700 bhp.

You can now choose between 3 different courses, Performance, High Performance, Ultimate.

All courses include morning sessions driving a Formula Renault 2.0.(in two 20 minute sessions with instructor debriefing).

In the afternoon you will drive the genuine Formula 1 car.

For the Performance Courses, you will be driving either the Benetton B198/V8 Prost AP04. These cars produce 650 bhp.
For the High Performance Courses you will be driving either V10 Jaguar R2/V10 Prost AP04/V10 Williams FW21. These cars produce 700 bhp.
For the Ultimate Courses you will be driving a V8 Williams FW33. Powered by a Cosworth 2.4. these cars produce 750 bhp.

The FW33 is fitted with a 7-speed paddle gearchange.

All cars in the same group, produce the same amount of power. The actual car you drive will depend on availability and the decision of the instructors on the day. You can request a car but we cannot guarantee that you will be driving your preferred choice. Extra F1 laps can be booked in advance.

Extra F1 laps can be booked in advance, and there is no limit on the number of extra laps that can be booked.


F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard

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Choose the Ultimate F1 Driving Experience Course and you will join the select group of people to get behind the wheel of the 750 bhp Williams FW33.

On all courses you will receive a one-to-one briefing on the techniques of left foot braking and using the hand clutch. Remember these are 2-pedal cars - just brake and throttle and to maximise the cars potential it is essential to know and learn these new skills.

The car you will be piloting is just the same as when it raced with one exception and that is the KERS system has been disabled. It is still the original Cosworth power unit (revving to 16k), Williams gearbox and 6-pot carbon brakes.

Don't mistake this for a 2 minute driving experience, this is the real thing, a full days driving course with theory and practical tution from race professionals,
driving experience in an F3 car before you are let loose in the ultimate driving machine the Formula One car.

And if that is not enough of an adrenaline rush you can book a sensational ride in a 3-seater F1 car with a professional driver at the wheel!

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F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard - Your Hotel

The Paul Ricard Hotel is perfectly located on the edge of the Paul Ricard complex and a couple of minutes from the actual track
Modern and stylish, the hotel also offers a restaurant, bar, swimming pool, garden grounds and F1 cars hanging on the walls.

The added benefit of being in Provence, is some excellent restaurants locally, with a 3 Michelin starred establishment only 2 minutes away.

The beautiful village of Le Castellet is well worth a visit, plus the lovely coastal towns of Le Ciotat and Cassis and are a 15 minute’s drive.

Selected dates are available in October  ENQUIRE about Availability for your Formula 1 Experience.

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F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard France | Event Dates

DRIVE A MODERN V8 WILLIAMS FW33 or V10 WILLIAMS FW21, PROST V10 or JAGUAR V10 F1 CAR or V8 BENETTON B198/V8 PROST AP04

OCTOBER

(Other dates may be available for Group Bookings)

Actual Driving of Formula 1 car on circuit takes place on the middle day between above dates.

Courses are run on the "Grand Prix National Circuit" at Paul Ricard which is a full Grand Prix lap.

ENQUIRE about Availability of Formula 1 cars for your preferred date.


F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard

THE CIRCUIT - PAUL RICARD - Circuit Length: 3800m

The Paul Ricard Circuit is located in Provence, south of France, 8 Kilometres outside the mediaeval village of Le Castellet. Plan your visit to this a delightful part of France, using one of the international airports of Marseille Provence (66 km), Nice Cote d'Azur (176 km) or Toulon Hyeres (55 km).

Combine your Adrenaline Experience with a tour of Provence, exploring the Roman Aquaducts, rivers, the hills and mountains in the area. Visit Avignon, Arles, and Aix en Provence. In addition to this, you are in the South of France sunshine, so a trip to a Mediterranean beach or two, can easily be included.

Paul Ricard Circuit has been home of the French Grand Prix since 2018 and has been host to some fantastic races over the years before 1990.

The location benefits from excellent weather conditions. The GP National track which is used for the F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard features the Mistral straight, the tricky end of lap complex from the double right hander of Beausset corner to the Virage du Pont and then onto the pit straight.

The track is also well known for its use of high abrasion run-offs replacing the gravel traps of the past and it is fast with the top speed set in the 2018 F1 GP at over 210 mph.

You will be one of the select group of drivers who are able to drive the same circuit as some of Formula 1 greats, including Lewis Hamilton, Fernado Alonso, Nigel Mansell, Ayrton Senna, Alain Prost, Jean Alesi, Gerhard Berger, and Nelson Piquet.

This is your chance to experience what the sound is like from inside an unrestricted Formula 1 engine F1 car

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F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard Prices

The cost of the trip as proposed is based on two people sharing twin rooms (drive plus 2 nights local hotel).
A drive only option is available for the 1 day Formula 1 driving course.
The specification and group size can be amended to your requirements, please ENQUIRE. for a personalised quotation.

Paul Ricard Circuit F1 Driving Experience Courses including 2 night Hotel Stay

Paul Ricard F1 Driving Experience "Drive Only" Courses

ENQUIRE about Availability of Formula 1 cars for your preferred date.

All prices are subject to final confirmation by individual Event Promoters at the time of booking.

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What's Included in the F1 Driving Course Price

Optional 2 Nights Three Star Hotel Accommodation.

Optional Hire car for the duration of the package (collect at airport).

Supply of Nomex race suit, race boots, helmet, race gloves.

Lunch at the Circuit and all day refreshments.

All Safety Equipment & Professional Tuition.

2 x 15 minute sessions of Formula Renault 2.0 Training (circa 12 laps).

Laps in the F1 car according to course chosen.

Presentation & Certificate.

£10,000,000 tour operators liability insurance.

Optional on track indemnity insurance. (excess applies).

Optional On board video on USB stick.

Option to take extra laps in the F1 car.

Option to be a passenger in a 3 seater Formula 1 car.

ENQUIRE about Availability of Formula 1 cars for your preferred date.

All prices are subject to final confirmation by individual Event Promoter at the time of booking.

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OPTIONAL EXTRAS

Non Driving Guest  £199 GBP

Guest(s) at circuit only (max 3 per driver)  £70 GBP p.p.

Single Room Supplement  £tbc GBP

Extra Laps Performance F1 Course  £569 GBP per lap

Extra Laps High Performance F1 Course  £698 GBP per lap

Extra Laps Ultimate F1 Course  £1,425 GBP per lap

3 Seater F1 Ride (Only Available as an add on to F1 Driving Course Package) - £399 GBP

Insurance Waiver - Performance and High Performance F1 Courses  £190 GBP (Limits your liability to 1000 Euros) - Your Liability Without Insurance Waiver is 4,000 Euros

Insurance Waiver - Ultimate F1 Courses  £590 GBP (Limits your liability to 5000 Euros) - Your Liability Without Insurance Waiver is 20,000 Euros

On Board Video on USB stick  from £tbc GBP

ENQUIRE about Availability of Formula 1 cars for your preferred date.

All prices are subject to final confirmation by individual Event Promoter at the time of booking.

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The F1 COURSE PROGRAMME*

07.45

8.15 - Distribution of FIA approved race-suits and safety equipment

08.30

9.30 - Introductory guided tour of the circuit

10.30

11.30

12.30 - Lunch

13.30

14.30 - Formula 1 sessions

17.00 - Optional F1 passenger rides in unique 3-seater

17.30 - Presentation of diplomas & celebrations.

*This is a standard programme and is subject to modification at any time depending on the circumstances such as weather, number of participants etc. Maximum numbers of drivers on the course is 18.

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Conditions: Drivers must be

Under 6ft 2in - over age 25 - less than 95 kgs/ 15 stone

Making a Booking
A deposit of 50% of the tour price is required to confirm your booking. 
Full Price Payable in Advance if Booking is Made 6 weeks (or less) before the Event Date

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F1 Driving Course Paul Ricard - TYPICAL ITINERARY

Day 1

Mid Afternoon - arrive at a Five Star Budapest Hotel, in the heart of Budapest. The rest of your afternoon is at your leisure to explore the city. A welcome chance to relax before the big day ahead.

Evening - Your official welcome over a drinks reception is followed by a superb evening meal.

Day 2

Breakfast at the Hotel before transportation to the Circuit for the F1 Driving Course.

Evening - Out on the town for post F1 celebrations!

Day 3

Breakfast at the Hotel then whole day at your leisure to explore Budapest, before travelling back home.

F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard

Making a Booking

A deposit of 50% of the tour price is required to confirm your booking. 
Full Price Payable in Advance if Booking is Made 6 weeks (or less) before the Event Date

DRIVE A FORMULA 1 CAR IN EUROPE 2019

SECURE YOUR PLACE NOW

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The Circuit De Catalunya just outside Barcelona is the well established home of the Spanish Grand Prix and has been host to some fantastic races over the years.

The location benefits from excellent weather conditions with the track offering a challenging mix of twisty sections, fast sweeping bends and long straights.

The cars streak past the pits virtually flat out treating spectators to that incredible sound that only F1 cars can make!

This is your chance to experience what the sound is like from inside an F1 car.

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CIRCUIT DE CATALUNYA - BARCELONA - SPAIN - Circuit Length: 3000m - INFORMATION AND BOOKING DETAILS

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MAGNY COURS - NEVERS - FRANCE - Circuit Length: 4250m

Magny Cours is the long established home of the French Grand Prix and offers excellent facilities comparable to any other circuit on the calendar.

The mirror smooth surface to the track is perfect for Formula 1 with the circuit configuration offering a fabulous blend of fast straights, long sweeping corners such as Estoril and tight hair-pins such as the challenging Adelaide where you approach at nearly 190 mph before getting hard on the brakes.

The circuit length of 4.25 km makes it very much a 'real' Grand Prix circuit without making it difficult to learn.

Ultimate F1 Driving Course - 3 laps F1 Driving the Cosworth 750 bhp V8 Williams FW33 is available at this circuit.

MAGNY COURS CIRCUIT - NEVERS - FRANCE - Circuit Length: 4250m - INFORMATION AND BOOKING DETAILS

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Following extensive training you will drive a 3.5 litre 650 bhp unrestricted Formula 1 car around the 2.2 kilometre Circuit Du Var, in Provence, France.
The Var circuit, is a former test and development track for the AGS team engaged in the F1 World Championship, with long bends, two straights, heavy braking.

CIRCUIT DU VAR - PROVENCE - FRANCE - Circuit Length: 2200m - INFORMATION AND BOOKING DETAILS


F1 Driving Experience Paul Ricard

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All Information and Prices shown on this website are for information only and are based on previous Events held

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Your booking contract will be direct with the Individual Event Manager and subject to their Terms and Conditions.

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