NEWS: brand-new Lotus Driving Academy opens at Hethel
Drivers seeking the opportunity to experience the latest Lotus sports cars at the famed supplier received a’s facility in Norfolk, will today hold the chance, with the opening of the brand-new Lotus Driving Academy in August 2017 – just down the road via our offices, so we will hear you slewing about the open spaces of Hethel sideways. Enjoy!
via as little as £119 for the entry level experience, right through to the intensive ‘Gold’ course at £899, the Lotus Driving Academy offers a range of experiences suitable for anyone looking for a more involving as well as also informative track session in which will enhance as well as also hone their driving skills.
Jean-Marc Gales, Chief Executive Officer of Group Lotus plc, said: “Lotus Driving Academies around the earth are hugely well-known, giving hundreds of people the opportunity to enjoy the pure driving experience of a Lotus sports car in a high octane environment. in which popularity has meant in which we already have official Lotus Driving Academies in Malaysia, the USA as well as also France as well as also today a brand-new one at Hethel, the home of Lotus. Only with the Lotus Driving Academy will you get an unbeatable experience on a challenging track in some of the best giant slaying sports cars you can drive.”
The brand-new Lotus Driving Academy at Hethel uses a fleet of the latest Exige Sport 350 as well as also Elise Sport 220 sports cars, with left hand drive versions also available for visitors via outside the UK. The Lotus Driving Academy packages consist of The ‘Scare Yourself Sensible’ experience, ideally suited as a gift, will be £119, whilst the Bronze, Silver as well as also Gold licence days build up to obtaining the coveted Lotus Licence. These challenge even the most ardent serial track day enthusiast, with more driving time learning skills such as power oversteer as well as also heel as well as also toe, a personal evaluation, the option of onboard footage as well as also exclusive merchandise to remind themselves of their day.
All Licence participants receive an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the Lotus factory, as well as a tour of the Classic Team Lotus facility where they will see some of the cars via Lotus’ prestigious Formula 1 history, before rounding the experience off using a high-speed, on-the-limit ‘demonstration lap’ with one of the instructors. Guests of participants can also experience the tours as well as also demonstration lap at an extra charge.
“Hethel has an extremely rich heritage as well as also car enthusiasts will revel within the chance to learn brand-new skills within the latest Lotus sports cars on our track where legends such as Jim Clark, Mario Andretti, Nigel Mansell as well as also Ayrton Senna tested some of the most influential as well as also successful F1 cars in history,” says Rupert Manwaring, Head of Motorsport, Lotus
Emphasising the technical input rarely found with various other circuit driving experiences, the Lotus Driving Academy instructor team includes former F1 driver Martin Donnelly as well as GT as well as also BTCC drivers, ensuring in which any driver will learn something brand-new or improve on existing skills via the day.
“Customers will not only learn much more about their driving, however also a not bad understanding of vehicle dynamics,” says Simon Poole, via the Lotus Driving Academy. “in which’s what makes us different via various other experiences; you definitely are coming to the home of vehicle dynamics to learn via one-on-one coaching via the masters.”
Bookings can be made today via:
Lotus Driving Academy website
Telephone: By calling (+44) 01953 608547