Caterham Seven Driving Experience

N/A hours long
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11 laps covered
23.3 miles covered

Drive the stunning Caterham Seven 270 and Porsche Cayman at Croft Race Circuit. Two fantastically different sports cars. One is front front-engine, the other mid-engine, both are rear-wheel drive.

  • Drive the Caterham Seven 270
  • Drive the Porsche Cayman
  • Expert tuition from ARDS race instructors
Only   £190

Experience Format

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Our unique driving experience briefing details the important information you need to know before getting behind the wheel and heading out on track: circuit layout: racing line, turn in, apex, exit, braking, throttle control, driving Position, steering and pedal control, gear change, paddle shift, chassis dynamics, weight transfer, oversteer, understeer and overtaking and flag signals

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Instructor Demonstration

3 laps

Driving on a race circuit is very different to normal road driving. To make the most of the cars guests will be driving on track you need to learn the racing line and braking points. Our ARDS race instructors will be on hand to help throughout your experience

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Guest drives the Porsche Cayman

3 laps

Three laps driving the Porsche Cayman. A fantastic sports car to start your introduction to driving on track. With 3 laps behind the wheel you'll not only have a huge smile on your face but be ready to take on the next car, no doubt feeling like the next Lewis Hamilton

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Guest drives the Caterham Seven 270

4 laps

The Caterham Seven 270 belongs on a race track. This lightweight sports car with stunning performance comes alive and is an absolute hoot around Crofts legendary twists and turns. The first prototype was built by the great Colin Chapman in 1957. This latest Caterham Seven 270 feels alive and agile in a way that few other road cars can ever hope to replicate.

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High Speed Passenger Ride in the Caterham Seven

1 laps

Hold on tight as our resident Stig takes you out for the white knuckle ride of your life. Experiencing the Caterham Seven at its full potential with a professional racing driver at the wheel is incredible

About the Caterham Seven Driving Experience

The Caterham Seven 270 weighs little more than 500kg. Let that sink in for a minute.

Pushing the Caterham Seven along is a 135bhp Ford Sigma engine, mounted behind the front axle and a manual gearbox. The combined result is a driving experience like no other. The car reacts to your every input, giving you immediate feedback. It's addictive!

Before the Caterham Seven, there's time to get to grips with the race circuit. First as a passenger with an ARDS race instructor to help you learn the circuit. Then, get behind the wheel of the fantastic Porsche Cayman. The mid-engined car is great fun and incredibly rewarding to drive, it gives great driver feedback, accurate, responsive steering and great handling balance.

Croft is the only circuit in the UK to offer a driving experience on track in the Caterham Seven. Caterham has a unique British heritage, with the first prototype being built by the great Colin Chapman in 1957. (For more information on Caterham cars visit

The Cars

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Porsche Cayman

The latest Porsche Cayman is a genuine junior supercar. Similar in looks to the 911 but with a mid-engine layout.

Out on track the car gives incredible feedback, allowing the driver to build in confidence and enjoy the increased power and incredible grip that the car generates.

5.8 seconds
Top Speed
163 mph
261 bhp
221 lb/ft
Engine Size
2.9 litre 6 cylinder
6 speed manual
Mid engine, rear wheel drive
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Caterham 7

5.8 seconds
Top Speed
112 mph
120 bhp
180 lb/ft
Engine Size
1.6 litre 4 cylinder
5 speed manual
Front engine Rear wheel drive

Caterham Seven Driving Experience Availability

Open Dated Voucher

Open Voucher Valid for one season only - £190

Show Dates For

Monday 1 August 2022 - £190
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Tuesday 9 August 2022 - £190
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Wednesday 24 August 2022 - £190
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Tuesday 27 September 2022 - £190
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Saturday 15 October 2022 - £190
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Gift Pack Options

Why Buy A Driving Experience from Croft

Our Top 3

  1. No on the day pressure to purchase expensive accident damage waiver at registration. The price you see is the price you pay
  2. No 70mph speed limits or numerous "cone chicanes" to keep the speed artificially slow
  3. Drive a racing car on the same circuit as the BTCC race each season
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Need to Know Information

This experience can be purchased as a gift voucher valid for one season only between April and October.

This experience operates from Croft Circuit in North Yorkshire.

Drivers must hold a full drivers licence.

On the day drivers must wear clothes that cover their arms and legs.