Racing Cars in South Africa

Experience the F1 Self Drive 

Now is your chance to live your dream to drive your very own and personalized F1 Racing Car.  This experience gives you total control to drive a Reynard single-seater racing car which pulls 450 BHP/per ton.  Enjoy this lifetime experience like no other and throw caution to the wind.  Seize the reality and stake your claim as Michael Schumacher’s heir apparent – and get the t-shirt to prove it!  Single Session Events are tailored for individuals.  All you need to do is book and we take care of the rest.  The session includes exclusive use of the Reynard single-seater race car, race suit, safety brief, refreshments, a prize ceremony and a photographer on the day.  The day begins with an in-depth training and safety course.  The single-seater cars are built by the firm that produced the original F1 Honda BAR cars, are the stars of the show and ensure that your experience is never forgotten.  Driving a racing car in South Africa is a great experience.  Racing events make for exceptional corporate days.  Race days are enjoyed by everyone.  The comraderie enjoyed through racing events encourages good morale back at the office and inspires sales teams. 

Apart from earning bragging rights for the next 6 months your experience includes –

  • Fleet of Reynards – notorious single seater!
  • Full safety brief and driver training, mechanical crew, safety marshals
  • 30 min session (approx 10 laps)
  • Race gear rental (race suit, racing shoes, balaclavas, helmet and gloves)
  • Snacks and refreshments during and after the event
  • Branded best driver award and photographer on the day

The F1 Self Drive is an exclusive VIP gift to give to someone really special.  Corporates could also consider this exciting driving experience for their special clients.  The F1 Self Drive is an exceptional gift idea to consider for milestone birthdays such as 30th Birthdays, 40th Birthdays or 50th Birthdays.  This special occasion will be remember for years and that’s a promise. 

  • Location:  Johannesburg, Gauteng | Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Availability:  Pre-scheduled dates are available throughout the year, subject to availability.
  • Who:  This experience is ideal for individuals. Participants need to be over the age of 21 with clean driving licenses. Please contact us for Corporate options.  The limitations in terms of weight etc. are Waist Size – Maximum 44 inches. Height – Maximum 2 metres; Weight – No restriction.
  • Numbers:  This experience is for one person and forms part of a group.
  • Weather:  Racing is weather dependent.
  • What to take:  Each participant will be provided with their own race suit to wear.
  • Duration:  Allow approximately 3 hours for this experience. Actual track time is 30 minutes (1 session of approx 10 laps).
  • Additional Information:  Participation is entirely at your own risk.  A thorough course in driver training and safety will be provided.  Terms & Conditions apply.

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Prepared for by Odette Butcher, Chief Experience Officer, Celestial Gift Experiences

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Everyone has a bucket list of things they want to do in their lifetimes, whether it is a single momentous achievement or a long list of experiences they want to mark off to say "been there, done that". Odette is one of those people with a bucket list that reads like a phone book and she wholeheartedly chases down every adventure.

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