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Atom How Fast Saturday 21 Jul 2018

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If you sit watching Top Gear's Star in a Reasonably Priced Car thinking "I can do better than that" - now is your chance. You can test your driving skills against the rest of the drivers in the UK and end the pub banter between friends on who is the best driver with our How Fast events!

However, you won't be using a "reasonably priced car" - you'll be setting a lap time in one of our super fast Ariel Atoms! The Atom has nothing but the bare essentials; a frame, engine, gearbox, suspension and wheels. It weighs just 610kg, which means it accelerates, corners and stops faster than just about anything out there!

It's powered by Honda's amazing i-VTEC engine that screams to 245bhp at a dizzy 8000 rpm, and we've added a close ratio racing sequential six speed gearbox and paddleshift, meaning gearshifts take a barely perceptible 0.05 of a second. And 0-60 is a three second blur.
Your experience begins with a one hour practice session where you will be able to hone your skills and receive advice from our qualified race instructors. This will comprise of two 20 minute on track-instruction sessions with debriefing time in the pit-lane ensuring you're ready to set the best time possible.

After you have had time to practice, it's then down to you to cover the challenging 1.8 mile West circuit as fast as you can and set a time that will be displayed on the league table for all to see. The cars are the same so there are no excuses - it's all about your driving skills!

Click the + symbol next to the 'book' button for the event schedule.

Please call 0843 453 3000* if you require further clarification.