Drive a Modern F1 Car Europe
Drive a Modern F1 Car WILLIAMS FW33
Drive a Modern F1 Car Europe, includes a number of Formula 1 Driving Courses where you Learn How to Drive a 750 bhp Williams FW33.
Courses include ULTIMATE, PERFORMANCE and TASTER providing you with the opportunity to drive this amazing F1 car around current or former Formula 1 Gran Prix circuits, at Barcelona, Spain, Magny Cours, France, Paul Ricard, France
The Ultimate Formula 1 Driving Course, now includes 9 laps Driving the 750 bhp FW33 Williams Formula 1 car, the most up to date Formula 1 technology available for members of the public to drive. As driven by Rubens Barrichello, Pastor Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas.
Limited Places Still Available on selected dates 2019
Drive a Williams Formula 1 Car Taster Course
If you would like to experience what it is like to get in the driving seat of a Cosworth 2.4 V8 powered Willaims FW33, for a slightly more modest budget, you could sign up for a 3 lap Taster Course at Barcelona, Magny Cours and Paul Ricard
Ultimate Formula 1 Driving Course
The Ultimate Formula 1 Driving Course Williams FW33 is the latest in a wide choice of Adrenaline Experiences featured by Web2move. With main sponsorship from AT&T, the blue and white liveried cars broke new ground for the Oxfordshire based Williams F1 team.
Technical innovations included the teams smallest ever gearbox, a completely new rear suspension set-up and the first year of running with KERS.
The power from the Cosworth 2.4 V8 is 750 bhp and the engine revs to 16,000. The FW33 was fitted with a hand clutch, 7-speed paddle gearchange and required left foot braking.
THE CAR YOU WILL BE DRIVING AND THE COURSE
The Ultimate F1 Driving Experience Course provides you with the opportunity, to join a very select group, who have been able to get behind the wheel of the amazing Williams FW33.
On all F1 courses you will receive a one-to-one briefing on the techniques of left foot braking and using the hand clutch. Remember this is a 2-pedal car just brake and throttle and to maximise the cars potential it is essential to know and learn these new skills.
The Ultimate F1 courses are only available at the Barcelona Circuit de Catalunya, Spain, Magny Cours Grand Prix circuit in France, and the Hungaroring F1 circuit in Austria.
On these full day courses, you will also be driving the 2.0 Formula Renault single seater for your training laps on the Grand Prix circuit as you learn the race line and braking points.
The car you will be piloting is just the same as when it raced by professional Formula 1 drivers, including Rubens Barrichello, Pastor Maldonado and Valtteri Bottas (with one exception and that is the KERS system has been disabled).
The Williams FW33 comes complete with the original Cosworth power unit (revving to 16,000 rpm), Williams gearbox and 6-pot carbon brakes.
This is really the ultimate driving day in the world, with only a limited number of opportunities available this year.
Williams FW 33 Specifications
- Chassis construction: Monocoque construction fabricated from carbon epoxy and honeycomb composite structure, surpassing FIA impact and strength requirements.
- Front suspension: Carbon fibre double wishbone arrangement, with composite toe link and pushrod activated springs and anti-roll bar.
- Rear suspension: Double wishbone and pull rod activated springs and anti-roll bar.
- Transmission: Williams F1 seven speed seamless sequential semi-automatic shift plus reverse gear.
- Gear selection: electro-hydraulically actuated.
- Clutch: Carbon multi-plate.
- Dampers: Williams F1.
- Wheels: RAYS forged magnesium.
- Tyres: Fronts: 325mm wide, Rears: 375mm wide.
- Brake system 6 piston callipers all round, carbon discs and pads.
- Steering: Williams F1 rack and pinion.
- Weight: 640kg with driver, camera and ballast.
- Wheelbase: 3300mm.
- Overall length: 5000mm.
- Overall height: 950mm.
- Overall width: 1800mm.
- Engine: Cosworth 2.4L V8, 90 degree V angle engine with aluminium bock and pistons, pneumatic valve train. Cosworth fuel management and ignition systems.
F1 Driving Experience Williams FW33
F1 Driving Course Locations
THE CIRCUIT - BARCELONA - Circuit Length: 3000m
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
MAGNY COURS - NEVERS - FRANCE - Circuit Length: 4250m
Magny Cours is the long established previous 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.
THE CIRCUIT - PAUL RICARD - Circuit Length: 3800m
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.
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.
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 to drive an unrestricted Formula 1 engine F1 car around a Current Gran Prix circuit.
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