Thrill of a Lifetime - 3 Sessions Plus

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32-year injury-free safety record
Just outside Toronto
Short Name
One day
Both Intermediate and Advanced configurations at the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Driver Development Centre
Starting Times
8:00 AM
Finish Times
Approximately 4:30 PM
(Please note: this is a very approximate estimate due to so many unforcastable variables involved in activities such as this.)
Basic proficiency with a manual transmission.
Fully conversant in English.
Over 6'4" / 275 lbs or have unusual body proportions? You may still fit. See fitment details.
$1395 CDN + 13% sales tax
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Professional facility
Catered lunch in air conditioned tower
New and modern Event Centre, including 2nd floor observation lounge (*on select dates)
All safety equipment provided

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Introduction You will drive 2008 Van Diemen Formula cars... at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park Driver Development Centre Damage Responsibility


Welcome / Race Shifting and Lines Class
Race Car Introduction Trackside
Fitment of your Race Car
Braking / Shifting Exercises
One 15-minute Lead Follow Lapping Session
Lunch (provided)
One 15-minute Lead Follow Lapping Session
One 15-minute Lead Follow Lapping Session
Group Tips from Instructor Observations

Just you and only 15 other drivers will have the track, the crew and all the cars dedicated to this special full day with no damage responsibility! Maximum experience for minimum price!

Following an introductory briefing, you will be issued your personal racing gear and you're off to pit lane and our outstanding fleet of Van Diemen Formula cars. These purpose-built single seaters are very responsive with an incredible power-to-weight ratio. Braking and race shifting driving exercises become the excited topic of conversation during the complimentary lunch in the Bridgestone Racer's Den. Drivers then return to the track for three full 15-minute lapping sessions. On select dates, between sessions drivers will enjoy the entire modern track-side Event Centre, with its air conditioned 2nd floor observation lounge.

The last session is upgraded: you will be absolutely thrilled by our Advanced track configuration (NEW for 2015) and you will receive group tips from the instructor's observations. This is our top three session "Done in a Day" introductory course! Come live the dream!

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You will drive 2008 Van Diemen Formula cars...

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You will love driving our fleet of modern Van Diemen Formula cars! Everything from their incredible handling and acceleration to their amazing braking capabilities will entice you to want to push yourself and the car to greater heights each and every session. They're a dream come true! [read more]

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NEW STARTING IN 2014! Purpose-built training track designed from the ground up expressly for driver development. Canadian Tire Motorsport Park owners Carlo Fidani and Ron Fellows have totally revamped the Driver Development Centre! In contrast to our previous 1.7km track length, the new track offers two configurations of 2.2km (intermediate) and 2.9km (advanced).

See our satellite overlay photo, track map and more on our Canadian Tire Motorsport Park page.

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Damage Responsibility

You are not responsible for any damage done to your race car - a rarity.

Wheels Off Fines

You will not be charged simply because your wheels go off-track or you spin.

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Mechanic / Racing Courses massively upgraded!
3-month and 6-month programs
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• 32-year injury-free safety record!
• New purpose-built track and Event Centre!
• Very few race car damage bills, history provided!
Shouldn't you be getting what you want?

(905) 983-1114
Mon-Fri 9am-4:30pm
(905) 983-1004
Bridgestone Racing Academy
Box 373
Pontypool, ON   L0A 1K0
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