Ariel Atom Thrill

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The Ariel Atom Driving Experience offers you the opportunity to experience an amazing piece of engineering. An ingenious creation built with a lightweight chassis and minimal body panels in aid of saving weight, it certainly isn’t your average looking sports car, no roof, no doors – no compromise. The perfect track day experience!

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Three Sisters Single Thrill & High Speed Passenger Ride

Take to the Three Sisters Circuit for a full six mile drive in the Ariel Atom, then jump into the passenger seat of the nifty Abarth 595 Turismo as one of our ARDS instructors scares you witless with a High Speed Passenger Ride.

Voucher valid for 12 months.



Any Venue Single Thrill & High Speed Passenger Ride

Choose either Brands Hatch, Donington Park or Oulton Park for a full six mile drive in the Ariel Atom, then ride shotgun in the nifty Abarth 595 Turismo as one of our ARDS instructors takes you on a white knuckle High Speed Passenger Ride.

Voucher valid for 12 months.

“It’s stunning… goes like nothing you can possibly imagine!…..It’s fast on an entirely new level! This is driving nirvana! There is no car, nothing on four wheels as fast as this – NOTHING!”

Jeremy Clarkson - Top Gear

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Forthcoming dates

Brands Hatch - 19th & 20th April | 19th & 20th June | 26th & 27th July | 9th & 10th August

Donington Park - 25th August

Oulton Park - 3rd May | 4th July

Three Sisters - 28th April | 29th April | 20th May | 9th June | 10th June | 29th July | 18th August | 19th August

Ariel Atom

No windscreen, no doors, no roof: the British-made Atom is basically a road legal racing car and it is unlikely you will ever see one other than on the track. If you are a true speed demon, you will be blown away by this body-less pocket rocket, which can achieve 0-60 in a bewildering 2.7 seconds.

Unlike the rest of its supercar class, you won’t find fancy bodywork and a hi-tech dashboard on this little wonder. It doesn’t even have a radio – that would only weigh it down! Instead its 500kg mass and super light-weight chassis will make for exhilarating speed during your Ariel Atom driving experience. Featuring a two litre Honda VTEC engine which offers up 245 bhp, climb up through its six gears to a top speed of 150 mph.

The Atom is an amazing piece of engineering – function over form – with exceptional performance its top priority.

The car itself is almost as remarkable as the history of the Ariel Motor Company that makes it: a brand which started out with a penny farthing bicycle with the first patented tensioned spoke wheel in 1870. In almost a century and a half since they have progressed through a Grand Prix Racer, motorbike and the Atom. What they do, they do well. Jeremy Clarkson claimed never to have driven anything that accelerates so fast while the Mail on Sunday asked: ‘Is this the most amazing car of the century?’

Ariel Atom Specification
Car:Ariel Atom
Max Speed:150 mph
0-60mph:2.7 secs
BHP:245 bhp
Transmission:6 speed manual
Engine:2 ltr Honda VTEC
The Experience

The Ariel Atom probably offers the most excitement you will get in any road car. Your Ariel Atom Driving Experience will begin with some instructor driven familiarisation laps, before progressing to a six mile drive with an expert instructor at your side. These laps ensure you get the best possible experience when behind the wheel of the Ariel Atom.

Just don’t forget to bring your earplugs!

We do advise if you are driving the Ariel Atom, long sleeves must be worn and we do recommend you to bring waterproof clothing just in case.

Ariel Atom is offered from April – October only.

Available Circuits

The Racing School Ariel Atom Driving Experience is available at the following UK Race Circuits:

Ariel Atom Driving Experience Format
Briefing:Technical & safety briefing
Familiarisation laps:Familiarisation laps being driven by an instructor
In Car Time:Six miles driving the Ariel Atom
De-brief:10 mins
Approx. Time At Venue:1 hours 45 mins
Driving requirements
Height Min:5' 3"
Height Max:6' 4"
Max Weight:18 Stone
Driving Licence:A full driving licence must have been held for a minimum of 12 months and needs to be produced on the day of your experience.
Tuition:Yes with professional instructor