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6th Gear Experience

Longcross | Longcross Studios, Chobham Lane, Chertsey KT11 0EE, England
+44 845 178 6166
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Junior Ferrari experience with focus race lap

Today I took my 11 & 12 yr old sons for the Ferrari experience with an extra lap in a ford focus RS... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
neil d
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Brilliant experience

Just got back home after my husband enjoyed his 70th birthday treat. He drove 4 super cars and... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2018
JANE R
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We provide Supercar Driving Experiences at 5 UK locations including here at Longcross Surrey.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good11%
  • Average5%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Longcross | Longcross Studios, Chobham Lane, Chertsey KT11 0EE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today I took my 11 & 12 yr old sons for the Ferrari experience with an extra lap in a ford focus RS with a racing driver. We bought theses for them for Christmas. My sons enjoyed their first experience driving a Ferrari but on...More

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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded today

Thank you for your review. From my experience any responsible parent would be happy that their 11 & 12 year old's were not driving on the same track as adults doing in excess of 100 MPH. From a health and safety perspective we run our...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Just got back home after my husband enjoyed his 70th birthday treat. He drove 4 super cars and loved it. Really well organised morning, great instructors who just let him get on with the driving experience. Really pleased with the quality of the photos taken,...More

1  Thank JANE R
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive review, were glad you had a great time!

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Reviewed 15 April 2018

Really looking forward to this day for some time, an early 50tjh birthday present. Arrived at Castle Combe circuit on a lovely warm day and he place was packed which was a good sign. Went through registration first and queued up for the demonstration lap...More

Thank Simon C
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Simon, thanks for your review. From your comments it would appear you were looking for more of a racing coaching experience than driving a Supercar. I appreciate everyone's perceptions of their expectations will be different but from our hundreds of positive customer reviews on this...More

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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Got this experience for my 40th birthday. Was driving the Jaguar F type R ( fantastic car), the Lamborghini Gillardo ( looks nice at least ) and then the Ariel Atom. ( If you love driving do this last as everything will be less dramatic....More

1  Thank Bruce A
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive review Bruce, were glad you had a great time with us!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Booked this experience for my son's 16th birthday via buyagift. He was absolutely thrilled with his present and we booked the Longcross site for late March. Unfortunately the event was cancelled due to circumstances beyond 6th Gear's control, and we received email notification of an...More

Thank Trudy W
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SG54LAM, Owner at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your positive response Trudy, were glad you had a great day with us!

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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Just had an email cancelling my sons birthday treat with less than 14 days notice ( we’ve fully paid in advance ) , followed by another a short time later ( 45 minutes gave that a lot of thought ) attempting to re schedule some...More

2  Thank Neil T
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Firstly lets get to the facts. 1) We have been using Longcross Test Track for 10 years and never cancelled a date there in our history. 2) Due to a fatality at their circuit (which was nothing to do with us) they informed us just...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

Spectators are welcomed they said ... really ... im sitting at home in bed 4 weeks after a mild heart attack ill as can be. Got to the experience to be told it would be a good idea to pay an extra £25 for insurance...More

4  Thank mastersontjm
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2018

Whilst I'm sorry that you have suffered a mild heart attack I have to take issue with some of your points which are just simply incorrect. You mention the 'vans' are parked in such a way as to impede the viewing of the track. The...More

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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Read lots of bad reviews - long waits, having to drive really slowly and tired cars. Bought lots of magazines and a laptop with my to pass the time while I waited for my drive. Was in my first car within ten minutes of arriving....More

Thank Steven K
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thank you for your balanced and fair review Steven. I don't think it is possible dealing with the public to please everyone but we do go the extra mile when we can. Hope you return again soon Simon George

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Reviewed 16 January 2018

My wife bought me a 10-supercar experience with Sixth Gear for my birthday, where I was to drive 3 laps around the track in each supercar. After finally finding a date that worked for us, we headed off to Longcross for the afternoon. The guys...More

Thank Roger N
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for a great review Roger and I'm really glad you enjoyed your time with us. I shall be having a conversation with our Atom instructors who should be as pleasant as every other instructor. But once again thanks Simon George

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Reviewed 19 December 2017

After spending a fortune on purchasing the Ferrari experience, on the day you don’t get an opportunity to watch or spectate the drivers, you see 1 tiny section at the start/end of the race to see the driver, shame as my Girlfriend would loved to...More

Thank Mark P
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 21 December 2017

Whilst I sympathise with the issues you raise, is it unreasonable for me to point out that despite having 30 groundstaff on the day you attended - we do not have a record of any complaints or problems that could have been sorted - had...More

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melissaguest73
17 April 2018|
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Response from Neil T | Reviewed this property |
Melissa My sons was cancelled ,sounds the same purchased as a birthday present . I then got two emails in the space of 45 minutes using the excuse of a fatality week before his birthday . No evidence ever... More
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Oldironfan
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Response from Mushie64 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no, not been at that venue
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mrs.janice b
17 September 2015|
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Response from SG54LAM | Property representative |
Hi, we have had a new HD camera system installed in the Supercars recently and some have had teething problems. If you have problems we can retrieve your footage. Could you email us at our info email address (we can't put... More
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