Advanced & ARDS Courses


Circuit Skills Plus / £495

This very popular one-to-one circuit driving course is suitable for drivers who are intending to race, participate on track days, or generally wish to improve and understand the various aspects of track driving. The circuit sessions of this course take place using a track-prepared Lotus Elise, and include demonstration laps, then three 20 – 25 minute driving sessions with a de-brief following each session.

Rear Wheel Drive Plus / £495

The continuing popularity of rear wheel drive cars has made certain models suitable for competition, i.e BMW, Mazda MX5, plus several classic and historic categories.

Following continual requests for a course dedicated to the unique and rewarding aspects of rear wheel drive, our recently introduced RWDP course is suitable for drivers who want to understand the handling characteristics of these cars. Potential track day or aspiring race drivers wishing to compete in the several competition categories for rear wheel drive will find this course an essential.

The sessions take place using a Mazda MX5, and include a demonstration lap, three 20 – 25 minute driving sessions with a de-brief following each session.

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Intensive 1 Day Race Training Programme / £895

This is probably one of the most comprehensive courses of its type available.  Based on our highly acclaimed CSP, it offers approximately twice the track time together with a comprehensive analysis of the technical aspects of successful track training and race craft.  The initial track assessment takes place in a sports saloon before you progress on to the track-prepared Lotus Elise. There is also an extended Skid Car session tailored to the exact requirements of the participants.


MSA /ARDS Competition Licence Course / £310

This course is run to the MSA/ARDS guidelines and will take at least three hours to complete.

  • Package Deal 1 £645.00 | Save £160**
    MSA / ARDS Competition Licence Course taken in conjunction with the Circuit Skills Plus (CSP)
  • Package Deal 2 £995.00 | Save £210**
    MSA / ARDS Competition Licence Course taken in conjunction with the Intensive One-Day Race Training Programme

Junior Specific Courses


Junior Circuit Skills and Racing Procedures / £495

Formulated specifically for 14-17 year old junior drivers intending to compete in one of the MSA Junior categories.One-to-one tuition with a senior ARDS Instructor. Track activity will include instructor demonstration laps, an initial assessment, followed by 3x 20-25 minute circuit sessions, with a classroom de-brief following each session.


Junior ARDS Course / £650

The Performance Driving Centre is recognised and approved by the MSA to undertake this special junior driver’s course for 14-16 year old drivers intending to complete in the following MSA championships: Ginetta Juniors, Sax Max, BRSCC Junior Fiestas. This one-day course has been specifically designed to prepare young drivers for circuit racing.

Booking & Information

Call us on 01407 811 400
Office open 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

Prices are inclusive of VAT