Dominion Raceway - Thornburg, VA
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Sunday - June 11, 2017
AM Half Day Program - 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
PM Half Day Program - 12:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Full Day Program - 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM
- Real formula 2000 racecar, 0-60 MPH in 4.2 seconds!
- Hit speeds up to 130 MPH, pull up to 2 G's in the corners and stop on a dime
- Started by a Professional Formula One driver, this school has been teaching students for over 30 years
- Fully certified as an Authorized Competition Licensing School by the Sports Car Club of America.
Suit up and strap in behind the wheel of a Formula 2000 racecar! There is no speed limit and no on-coming traffic, just you and a racecar that handles better than anything you have ever driven!
Your day starts with an introductory classroom session teaching you what it takes to control a Formula 2000 racecar so that you can hit speeds of up to 130 MPH! Next, you'll watch a live demonstration and move on to complete a practice run in a Volvo Sedan.
Lastly, you'll get suited up in the same attire worn by the pros and fitted for a full-face helmet, then it's off to the races!
Half Day Program:Two 20 minute racing sessions or 30 Laps of racing
Full Day Program:Four 20 minute racing sessions or 60 Laps of racing
The newly built road course at Dominion Raceway is an impressive 2-miles long complete with a half-mile straightaway, 12 challenging turns and over 60 feet of elevation gain. It's guaranteed to put your skills to the ultimate test!
- Available June 11, 2017 only
- Must be able to operate a manual transmission
- Participants must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver's license
- Participants under the age of 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present to sign a release waiver
- Maximum height is 6'6" and maximum weight is 300 pounds
- Driving suit and helmet are included
- Feel free to bring drinks and snacks
- It is recommended to bring lawn chairs to guarantee a seat for any spectators; seating is limited
Half Day - 8am-12pm or 1pm-5pm Full Day - 8am-5:30pm
18 per session
Friends and family are encouraged to come and watch! It is recommended for all spectators to bring drinks and snacks to enjoy while at the track as well as lawn chairs for seating.
This experience runs rain or shine. If a program is canceled due to inclement weather, only students present will receive a credit to take the course again. If you do not show up for your program and it is canceled due to weather, no refund or credit will be given.
What to Wear:
Please dress appropriately for expected weather conditions. Thin walking shoes are recommended; open-toe shoes are not allowed. A driving suit and helmet will be provided.
For this experience, it is recommended to request bookings at least 30 days in advance.
Prior to scheduling/booking a date for this experience, Cloud 9 Living's standard return and exchange policy shall apply. Once you have scheduled a date and received a booking confirmation, rescheduling is allowed up to 21 days prior to the scheduled date for a $25.00 fee. If you reschedule your program 20 days to 8 days prior to the scheduled date, 25% of your tuition will be charged to schedule a new date. If you reschedule your program 7 days to 3 days prior to the scheduled date, 50% of your tuition will be charged to schedule a new date. Rescheduling is not permitted once you are within 3 days of your booked date and time. Cancellations within 3 days are considered a "no show" and you forfeit the entire tuition and no refunds or credits will be given.
What is the age requirement?
Participants must be at least 16 years old with a valid driver's license. If you are under 18 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must be present to sign a release waiver.
What if there is inclement weather?
All programs run rain or shine. If a program is canceled due to inclement weather, only students present will receive a credit to take the course again. If you do not show up for your program and it is canceled due to weather, no refund or credit will be given.
Can I bring family and friends?
We encourage you to bring family and friends to watch, and remember to bring a camera! All guests and students must sign in upon arrival.
Do you offer photography or video of my experience?
Yes, in-car video is available and provides a unique opportunity to capture your experience on DVD that you can take with you upon the completion of your program. A professional photographer is also on hand to take pictures of your experience for a small fee.
Will I need insurance for the program in case there is damage to the car?
No, students are not held liable for damage in this program.
What is the difference between the Half Day and Full Day Formula Racing Package?
The only difference is that for the Full Day experience, the provider has more time to teach and the customer has more classroom and track time. During a Full Day you drive four 20-minute sessions which = 60 laps - and during a Half Day you drive two 20-minute sessions which = 30 Laps.
Do I need to know how to drive a stick?
Yes. To drive you are required to have experience in operating a manual transmission.
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