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Drive-Tech Skid Pan Experience Trip Advisor Reviews

Two More Great TripAdvisor Reviews for our Skid Pan Experience from 24/11/2016 The great Trip Advisor reviews keep coming in for the Drive-Tech skid pan experience! “Brilliant – An excellent afternoon. Great combination of mad fun and learning useful stuff that could save your life”. alison_dev65   “A very enjoyable day with instructors Dave and Paul, as…

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Skid Pan experience – TripAdvisor review

Check out our latest TripAdvisor review for a Skid Pan experience from 21/11/2016! “Fab day out! The Skid pad was great fun and hopefully I will never need it but I would like to think I have that skill in the bank now! Suitable for all ages and driving experience – excellent gift idea too! Visited…

Driving Experiences at Castle Combe Circuit

Driving Experiences at Castle Combe Circuit – a Great Christmas Present! With Christmas approaching many will be looking for present ideas.  Drive Tech offer a wide range of driving experiences at Castle Combe Circuit for all ages. Off Road 4×4 Driving Experiences at Castle Combe Circuit Why drive on the road when you can have so…

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Skid Pan Training at Castle Combe Circuit

Book your Skid Pan Training at Castle Combe Circuit to Prepare Yourself For This Years Forecast Big Freeze! According to leading forecasters the UK is facing the heaviest snowfalls in years this winter as the country’s first icy blast arrives in November.  They predict this will unleash four months of heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures. Now is…

New karts are on their way…

A new fleet of karts is on order for our outdoor kart track at Castle Combe, and the countdown has started…. Drive-Tech at Castle Combe are pleased to announce they will soon be taking delivery of a brand new fleet of karts! Manufactured by BIZ karts and based on their NG1 model, each kart is…

Olympic Team Visits Drive-Tech Skid Pan

Great Britain Olympic Team Visits Drive-Tech Skidpan for their Winter Training Olympic Athletes from the Great Britain Bobsleigh & Skeleton Association based at the University of Bath have just visited the Skid Pan here at Castle Combe before they head back out on the ice training this September. Their September excursion will take them to the Swiss…

Skid Pan Videos

Check out these skid pan videos of the experiences on offer here at Drive-Tech Ltd. We offer courses for beginners and intermediates and these experiences make fantastic gifts for a special occasion. They are also superb team building events or hen and stag do activities. Call us on 01249 783010 to find out more…

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24th July Parent and Junior Races Cancelled

Unfortunately due to insufficient numbers  the parent and junior races scheduled for 24th July has been cancelled. Round 1 of the Autumn Junior Karting Championship will  be on the 21st August and the rest of the Autumn championship dates are as follows: 21 August Round 1 4th September Round 2 18 September Round 3 2nd…

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Parent and Junior karting races – coming soon

We’re now under a month away from one the highlights in our kart racing calendar, the parent and junior karting races!! Our parent and junior races are for existing junior drivers who are already racing in our karting championship. The parent and junior event takes place on Sunday 24th July starting at 1.30pm at Drive-Tech,…

Traffic Collision Demonstration – Cancelled

We are sorry to announce that the Avon & Somerset Police Cadets Road Traffic Collision Demonstration planned for the 18 June at the Bath & West Showground  has been cancelled and postponed indefinitely, possibly until April / May next year, hopefully still at the Bath & West Showground. This is due to South Western Ambulance…

Trip Advisor Award us their Certificate of Excellence!

We’re thrilled to announce that Drive-Tech Ltd has been selected for the 2016 Certificate of Excellence, reflecting the consistently great reviews we’ve earned on TripAdvisor. “With the Certificate of Excellence, TripAdvisor honours hospitality businesses that have consistently received strong praise and ratings from travellers”, said Heather Leisman, Vice President of Industry Marketing, TripAdvisor. “This recognition…

Go Karting Championship – Round 2

Round 2 of the Castle Combe Go Karting Championship Round 2 of the Castle Combe Go Karting Championship took place on Saturday and it contained some absolutely brilliant races. Michael Seabourne returned to the championship in fine form, lining up on pole position with Reigning champion Oliver Bayani alongside. Kieran Dawson put in a fantastic…

Round 7 Report of Junior Karting Championship

Round 7 of the Junior Karting Championship at Castle Combe took place on Sunday 1st May 2016 and we had 3 stand out drivers making the final. Jack Latus lined up on pole position, making it into the final for the first time after a really impressive run in the heats. Matthew Baker lined up alongside…

Safer Driving Tips at Drive-Tech

We are pleased to announce that once again we will be joining Avon & Somerset Police who are running a Safer Driving Tips Day that includes the demonstration of a fatal Road Traffic Collision (as per last year at Bath Racecourse). But this time it is for all nine Avon & Somerset Police Cadet Units…

Bath Rugby enjoy another Chippenham Go Karting session

Bath Rugby enjoy another afternoon of Chippenham Go Karting at Drive-Tech Ltd Bath Rugby are repeat visitors to Drive Tech and they recently booked in at short notice for a fabulous afternoon of karting on our outdoor go kart track. On arriving at Drive-Tech, the 30 strong group of Bath players enjoyed a coffee whilst getting…

Round 1 Adult Go Kart Championship

Report on Round 1 Adult Go Kart Racing Championship It was reigning champion Oliver Bayani who qualified on Pole position for the final of the adult go kart racing championship, with Ben Winter joining him on the front row. Jamie Higgins had a brilliant drive to win his Semi-Final and qualified 3rd. James Paramore joined him…

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Karting Grand Prix Dates

Our Junior Karting Championship revs up again with the first round of 2016 on Sunday 7th Feb. Our first Drive Tech Public Karting Grand Prix of 2016 is scheduled for Saturday 27th Feb, cost just £47 per person (pre booking essential). This is our cheapest option for small stag/hen parties rather than exclusive use. It…

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Off Road Driving

4×4 Off Road Driving Experience for driver training or pure fun! Do you want the opportunity to understand how a 4 wheel drive system works? Would you like to experience off road driving in 4×4 vehicles, operating in true off road conditions, and have a great adventure at the same time? Whether you drive for…

Winter Driving Techniques

As temperatures start to drop we will once again find frost and ice covering our cars in the morning so here are some winter driving techniques and tips from the driver training team here at Drive Tech.  We would recommend all drivers to carry a few winter essentials for daily de-icing and a few robust…

Santa Needs Skid Control Lessons

You would have thought that Father Christmas would be used to handling a vehicle in winter conditions! It didn’t look like it when he first arrived in his sleigh at the Drive Tech Skid Pan. Thankfully our skid control experts were able to help him out with some valuable skid control lessons so we can…

Winter Driving Tips

Winter Driving Tips – Get a Grip While Driving… There have been some harsh winters in recent years that have made driving conditions on roads extremely challenging.  If you lost control of your car would you know what to do?  The cause of a skid is almost always the fault of the driver and not…

October Competition Winners

Junior Go Karting and an Intensive Skid Course won in our October competitions so we have some Drive Tech competition winners to announce! Website winner receives a Junior Go Karting voucher… Our monthly website competition winner for October was Sukhwinder Uppal who won a Junior Go Karting Session! Well done Sukhwinder, we look forward to…

Grand Prix Karting

There are only two public Grand Prix Karting sessions left this year at Drive Tech. We have one on the 24th October and one on the 21st November, both at 1pm. These sessions are fantastic fun and provide a great competitive outdoor karting experience for all involved. There are limited spaces left on each session…

Outdoor Go Karting at Drive Tech – Video

Hi everyone, We think this video of one of the rounds from the 2015 Castle Combe Karting Championship truly illustrates just how fast and exciting our outdoor go karting at Drive Tech actually is! Checkout the on board driver footage to get a feel for just how quickly these karts can travel! The footage is one of…

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Realistic Skid Pan Driving Experience

Realistic Skid Pan Whether you go for our standard or intensive realistic skid pan driving experience, you’ll experience driving in adverse weather conditions in real cars, with real tyres, in real conditions, with no cradles! Our wet skid pan courses make a unique, memorable gift for family, friends and loved ones or colleagues where they’ll have fun…

July & August Monthly Competition Winners

The July & August monthly competition winners were Brad Gibbs, who won a junior kart voucher and Jacquai Crowther who won an adult kart voucher. All subscribers to the competition will automatically be entered each month unless they tell us otherwise. There are still plenty of chances left to win this year!

Drive-Tech at The Emergency Services Show

September 13th 2015 is the 10th anniversary of the Emergency Services Show at Hullavington, nr Chippenham, Wiltshire, and Drive-Tech will have a presence on the day. This is a great familly day out with lots of interesting and exciting activities to do and exhibitions to watch. Come and say hello to the Drive-Tech team at this…

June competition winner…

Karting Gift Voucher winner… We’d like to say a huge congratulations to Sally Edwards who has won a junior karting gift voucher after entering our FREE monthly competition on our website. Well done Sally, we look forward to seeing your on the karting track very soon! To enter the competition, go to this page: Enter…

Drive Tech are appearing at Evolution Bristol!!

We are very happy to announce that Drive Tech will be at the fantastic Evolution Show in Bristol on the 6th June 2015! The event will be showcasing electric cars from manufactures such as BMW, Toyota, Nissan, Peugeot and many more. Huge names with great cars…and you get to drive them ALL! Ever better….the event…

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Driver Awareness Event for Young Drivers

Our Expert Skid Instructor Paul Nash will be representing Drive-Tech at the Police Cadets Driver Awareness Event on the 16th June 2015 at Bath Racecourse. Aim Young drivers (under 25) are in the high risk category for road collisions/deaths. The Police Cadets either are, or shortly will be, young riders of motor scooters/mopeds or young…

March and April competition winners

The Lucky winners of our FREE online monthly competition for March & April were… March Competition winner – Terry Mann who won a skid course and April Competition winner – Emma Ann Wilton who won a junior Kart session! Congratulations to them both from the Drive-Tech Team.

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Castle Combe Karting

The 2015 karting season is well underway both our Junior and Adult karting championships have had great entries. Round 1 of the Adult championship videos are now up on you tube and we still have spaces left on round 2 which takes place on 11th April so if you think you have what it takes…