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Lotus Drive + Evo-X Hot Lap

Recent Reviews

5 / 5

My experience from start to finish was fantastic. Your organisation is both slick and professional throughout the whole experience. Everyone was happy, made you to feel special and all done with a smile. CONGRATULATIONS
5 / 5

most excellent experience, all staff were very friendly , helpful and professional, so good to share the experience with my family, daughter and grand kids really enjoyed the hot lap experience, Murray made my day, I now know what it means to be a guest on the Top gear show. thank you so much, given the covid booking cancellations I certainly was not disappointed. I would not hesitate to refer the experience to my friends and family.
5 / 5

We had such an awesome time, everyone was friendly , fun and enthusiastic. I loved my drive experience in the Lotus, super fun and what an awesome car! The hot lap was also great fun, impressive driver !!! I would recommend Drive Supercars to anyone who enjoys speed and excitement. Thanks for an amazing time ??
5 / 5

I had a fantastic time. Thanks so much to your friendly professional team ??
5 / 5

Had an awesome time with the Drive Supercars team. Well organised and friendly crew made the experience one to remember. Highly recommend everyone has a go at either driving or some hot laps with highly capable drivers.
5 / 5

Very cool day Guys coaching we’re awesome Great experience
5 / 5

Fantastic team and cars. Would highly recommend this experience to all. Look forward to the next time. David
5 / 5

Great time and very professional. Only comment is it would have been preferable to pay the extra $45 for insurance at the time of booking. thanks so much.
5 / 5

Thanks guys, great driving the Lotus and the instructor in the car made the experience that more enjoyable he did a fantastic job guiding me around the track ... just a few more flying laps needed to make it the complete package!!!
5 / 5

Great gift idea for those that already have all their toys. Atmosphere is laid back in pit lane and experience on track is great. Be sure to upgrade to the extra laps as they fly be real quick.
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Key Points
  • Safety Briefing & Sighting Lap
  • You Drive 8km in a Lotus
  • A passenger Evo-X Hot Lap

The Experience

This is your chance to take the wheel of a Lotus Exige for 8km around Hampton Downs Raceway in Auckland. The Exige's light weight & low suspension puts it in a class of its own and you'll be right in on the action.

The sleek style and compact design has all the appeal of the Elise, with a whole new level of power. After you strap in and run through the briefing with our experienced instructor, you'll be off for an unforgettable drive around what drivers consider the greatest track in the Southern Hemisphere.

Take it all in as you drive for 8km around Hamptons Downs Raceway while one of our expert instructors guide you on the finer points of handling this supercar. The noise is unparalleled and the experience will never be forgotten.

Then just when you thought it couldn't get any better, you’ll get the chance to jump into the passenger seat of the awesome Mitsubishi EvoX for a fast lap around the track. A great way to finish off the experience, every seat is as good as the next in this very capable car so whether you’re in the front or the back seat you’ll be smiling when you get out. The ultimate end to a once in a life-time driving experience.

Please meet us at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Hampton Downs Road, Meremere

Additional Info

Please note that drivers must have a current and valid full drivers licence to participate in the drive experience


Please note that Hampton Downs Motorsport Park requires a Vaccine Pass for entry onto the park.


Please note that this is a ‘Driving Experience’ and not a ‘Race Day’, while you will get to experience the performance capabilities of the Supercar some restrictions to cornering speeds will apply on the day

This experience runs on Thursdays, once a month & we recommend booking 4-6 weeks in advance.

As a general guide there is a height restriction of 6ft 5in and a weight restriction of 120kg, if you are outside of these parameters please call us to discuss available options

Spectators: All family and friends are welcome. If your guests bring their Driving Licence with them they can also drive on the day too (subject to availability)

The Transmission is Manual

You must be drug and alcohol free, otherwise we reserve the right to refuse participation


From arrival to departure - please allow two and a half hours for your drive experience

Dress Code

Casual clothes are fine - please wear enclosed footwear


Q. Can friends and family come down and watch the drive?
A. Spectators are more than welcome to come and share in this great experience and take photos.

Q. Can you get DVD’s and/or Photos of the drive?
A. Yes definitely, we offer USB video sticks and framed photos. Check out the additional options to add these!

Q. Are the cars Automatic or Manual?
A. The Transmission is Manual

Q. Do you need a full driver’s licence to participate?
A. Yes you do, if you do not have full drivers licence one of our professional drivers can take you for a hair raising ride experience!

Q. Are there food and drink facilities at Hampton Downs?
A. There are basic snacks & drinks available for purchase, however we recommend bringing something with you if you want something substantial to eat on the day.

Q. What is required from me before I have my Drive?
A. No alcohol is to be consumed within eight hours of participating. Occupants must wear enclosed footwear. Please bring your license and your voucher for the experience

Q. Are there height and weight restrictions?
A. As a general guide there is a height restriction of 6ft 5in and a weight of 120kg. Call us if you are worried - but we have never had to turn anyone away!

Q. Do you run on weekends?
A. Weekends are typically not available due to race events being held at the track. We run on a Thursday in most cases and periodically on alternate weekdays.

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