Racing Academy

Welcome to the Academy

We offer unique opportunities for disabled drivers that have never been available before.

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Introductory track sessions

Get a taste of the track

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Track sessions give you your first experience of the track, held at race circuits all over the UK, these half-day sessions are your first step towards the world of motorsport. 

Our intro sessions are led by our experienced instructors and include driving our Vesaro race simulator, our Academy VW Polo and a debrief using video footage of your laps, that you can take home and keep.

Additional laps can be purchased at the track. Once the intro session is completed, additional track sessions can be booked without the need to be a passenger first.

Upcoming dates

  • Tue 15th October 2019 - Brands Hatch
  • Mon 18th November 2019 - Donington Park

Single day track session

Each session includes:

  • 15 minutes on our top of the range Vesaro race simulator, fitted with our hand controls
  • 2 laps of the track as a passenger in our Academy VW Polo 
  • 3 laps of the track driving our Academy VW Polo
  • 15 minutes debrief using video footage of your laps, that you can take home and keep
£150 + VAT Per Session in the VW Polo GTi or £185 + VAT Per Session in the BMW 116

Racing academy course

Start up your racing career

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If you are a disabled driver with a full UK licence*, you can apply to enter Team BRIT’s Academy, where you will take part in a full course offering expert tuition, coaching and instruction, before taking your Association of Racing Drivers Schools Test (ARDS). 

The Team BRIT Academy is open to both disabled and able-bodied drivers.  The Academy’s cars will be equipped with top of the range hand controls and standard pedals so can suit a wide range of requirements.The course lasts 4 days, culminating in the ARDS test. If you pass, an ARDS test will equip you with a race licence, enabling you to race at circuits all over the UK.

Disabled drivers who successfully attain their ARDS licence may also be offered the chance to try out as rookies with Team BRIT.

To book a track session, or to enquire about future dates and costs of full courses, email RacingAcademy@teambrit.co.uk or fill in the form on this page.

 *Any driver must be able to safely enter and exit a vehicle without assistance.

4 day academy course

The course includes:

  • Full coaching and guidance on competitive racing
  • Access to race prepared cars, ranging from VW polos to BMW 116s
  • Use of world-leading hand controls
  • Training on a top of the range simulator
  • On-board footage and analysis to take away
  • ARDS test and licence (when successful) 
£250 + VAT Per Person

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