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Come along for a fun day out and experience the Thrill of the Hill, driving the North's premier Speed Hillclimb course. As you drive up the hill in your own car, unlike at any other venue, your Harewood Academy Instructor will be sitting right beside you, offering the unique opportunity of one to one tuition.

Driving Academy places sell out incredibly quickly so book early to avoid disappointment.

  • Driving Academy - May 2024
    Driving Academy - May 2024
    Thu, 23 May
    Harewood Speed Hillclimb
    23 May 2024, 08:15 – 16:30
    Harewood Speed Hillclimb, Harewood Ave, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LA, UK
    Experience the Thrill of the Hill, driving the North's premier Speed Hillclimb course in your own car with tuition from championship winning instructors.
  • Driving Academy - June 2024
    Driving Academy - June 2024
    Thu, 20 Jun
    Harewood Speed Hillclimb
    20 Jun 2024, 08:15 – 16:30
    Harewood Speed Hillclimb, Harewood Ave, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LA, UK
    Experience the Thrill of the Hill, driving the North's premier Speed Hillclimb course in your own car with tuition from championship winning instructors.
  • Driving Academy - August 2024
    Driving Academy - August 2024
    Thu, 15 Aug
    Harewood Speed Hillclimb
    15 Aug 2024, 08:15 – 16:30
    Harewood Speed Hillclimb, Harewood Ave, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LA, UK
    Experience the Thrill of the Hill, driving the North's premier Speed Hillclimb course in your own car with tuition from championship winning instructors.

Location

Harewood Speed Hillclimb, Harewood Ave, Harewood, Leeds LS17 9LA, UK

About Harewood Academy

Approx timings for your day

 

08:15 Arrive, sign on, tea/coffee & biscuits

09:00 Brief introductory talk

09:15 Walk the hill with your Instructor

10:15 Instructor accompanied run in your car, followed by individual runs

12:30 An excellent Lunch followed by a review of the morning runs

13:45 Individual & Instructor accompanied runs continue

15:45 Stop for tea & cake and review of the afternoon runs

16:00 Presentation of Certificates & Awards

 

Your Day in Detail

Following signing on and early morning coffee your day will start with a brief introductory talk. You will be introduced to your instructor, who will then lead your group in a “walk of the hill”. This is an essential part of the tuition, explaining the characteristics of the corners, entry points, clipping points and exit points which are marked out with cones to help you remember.

 

You will then collect your car and drive up to the paddock. On your first run of the day you will be accompanied by your instructor, followed by individual runs. Each run is filmed with the camera moving from corner to corner.

At lunch time whilst you are enjoying your well deserved lunch, the morning’s runs will be reviewed with the instructors commenting and highlighting both the good points and areas where there is room for improvement.

After lunch the remaining corners will be filmed (with the marker cones removed) During the afternoon runs you will once again be accompanied by your instructor and the final assessment of your driving talents will be made!!

Whilst taking afternoon tea there will be a further review of the afternoon's runs followed by the presentation of certificates with two awards, one for the "Highest points scorer" and one for the "Most improved driver of the day".

 

If required one Motorsport UK, RS Interclub Competition Licence upgrade signature is available. To obtain the signature a short written test must be taken & successfully passed on the day. NB: You must already be in possession of the RS Interclub Competition Licence to do this.

 

What you need:

  • You will need to bring suitable clothing to fully cover torso, arms and legs to wear when driving on the course, plus appropriate clothing for the weather!!

  • Remember to bring a crash helmet (we can provide helmets free of charge if required).

  • An every day road car properly silenced within road legal limits, taxed, mot'd and on road legal tyres. (If your car is not fitted with seatbelts due to its age, your Instructor may choose not to sit in with you on safety grounds).

  • One car may be shared by two drivers, each must pay the full fee and complete a separate booking form.

  • No competition experience or competition licence is necessary.

  • The Driving Academy is open to all drivers of 16 years old and over.

 

Driving Academy Administrator Jackie Wilson Tel: 01423 339062

academy@harewoodhill.com

Driving Academy Gift Vouchers

An ideal birthday or Christmas present! To arrange a Driving Academy gift voucher please contact:
Jackie Wilson
01423 339062
academy@harewoodhill.com

Harewood Hill is ideally suited for the arrangement of Corporate Days - a day out that your clients and employees will never forget.

Treat your customers, colleagues or staff to an exhilarating experience at one of Britain's most popular hillclimbs. Days can be arranged for up to thirty people.

Licenced Instructors and full marshal safety cover will be provided. Morning coffee, lunch and afternoon tea are included. Helmets can be provided where necessary.

The costs for a full Corporate Day start at £3950.00 plus VAT.

 

To arrange or discuss Corporate Days further, please contact:

Jackie Wilson - Tel 01423 339062 - academy@harewoodhill.com

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