Get Sideways at Superdrive Motorsports Centre!
Adults & Children, Groups & Individuals, Corporate/ Team Building Days, Stag and Hen Parties- All Welcome
Set on ten acres in County Armagh’s beautiful countryside, Superdrive Motorsports Centre near Portadown is a world of adrenalin and experience for children and adults, groups and individuals.
Drive the centre’s own ex-competition MKII Escorts, RWD Ford Focus and Mitsubishi Evo rally cars or experience the thrill of Superdrive’s low-slung 270cc Adult Karts! Children from 8 years can drive the smaller 160cc Cadet Karts on the super-fast, outdoor tarmac racing track.
Other activities for groups of 10 or more include: 4x4 Challenge, Archery and Clay Pigeon and Air Rifle Shooting.
Superdrive is just 35 minutes from the centre of Belfast and 40 minutes from both the Belfast International and Belfast City Airports. From Dublin, Superdrive is 1.5 hrs drive. The centre is easily accessible from the M1 Motorway, Northern Ireland’s main arterial road towards the west. Superdrive is clearly signed from the Dungannon Road just one mile from the M1’s Junction 12.
Give someone the gift of a motor sport experience they will never forget! No previous rally driving experience is necessary as our highly experienced instructors (all current rally competitors), will navigate you through Superdrive’s purpose built gravel rally stage for maximum sideways action! GIFT VOUCHERS are available for all Superdrive rally courses from the ‘RALLY TASTER EXPERIENCE’ to the ‘PRO RALLY’! Drivers must be at least 17 and hold a provisional driving licence. Vouchers can also be purchase on the Superdrive website.
Superdrive’s rally fleet includes 6 gravel grinding, rear wheel drive MKII Escorts, two awesome new Superdrive built and prepared rear-wheel-drive Ford Focus’ and two turbo-charged Group N Mitsubishi Lancer Evolutions – Evo’s to the true rally fanatics! The sound of gravel on the chassis, the whine of a competition tuned gearbox, opposite lock and totally sideways – life does not get any better than this…
JUNIOR RALLY DRIVING (Ages 13+)
The new Junior Rally driving programme for young people from age 13 to 17 years uses a rally prepared 1200cc Vauxhall Nova. This programme is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland and is designed to teach driving and basic rally competition skills to young people who are not of road driving age.
No previous driving experience is required to take part in the rally programme. There are two levels in the Junior Rally Programme; Level One – Junior Driving Essentials and Level Two- Advanced Junior Driving.
Every session includes a classroom based safety and instructional briefing from the Superdrive rally instructors and all drivers are provided with a rally suit and motorsport helmet including helmet-to-helmet intercoms for in car instructions.
PRACTICE SESSIONS are available on the Cadet Karts for kids 8-12 years and the Thunder Karts for kids and adults 13+. Imagine, it’s just you, your kart and the ticking clock. Either drive for fun or race against your own best time. There’s no minimum number for practice sessions; book in for a blast whether its 1 or 100 people!
Book a MINI or FULL GRAND PRIX for competitive racing at its best! With a minimum of 8 people you can earn a 1st, 2nd or 3rd place Superdrive Grand Prix trophy after racing a number of qualifying heats, semi finals and a gripping 6 driver final. don’t delay, book your event today!
Superdrive, Ireland’s premier motorsports centre is open 7 days a week for karting and up to 5 days a week for rallying. Activities must be booked in advance. Please call to avoid disappointment.
Superdrive also has an Advanced Rally School for competitors. Call the Team at Superdrive for full details and availability.
Superdrive, Ireland’s premier motorsports centre is open 7 days a week for karting or rallying. Activities must be booked in advance. Please call to avoid disappointment.
See the Superdrive website for course information, prices, competitions and special offers.
Superdrive also has an Advanced Rally School for competitors. Call the Team at Superdrive for a full details and availability.
Superdrive launches 'Super Nova' for new Junior Rally Programme
Superdrive Motorsports Centre launched an all new junior rally driving programme for young people from age 13 to 17 years using a rally prepared Vauxhall Nova. This programme is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland and is designed to teach driving and basic rally competition skills to young people who are not of road driving age.
Gift vouchers for the course are available to buy now for Christmas at special introductory price of £89.00 per session. The programme will be £99.00 per session from 1st January 2009.
Superdrive’s Centre Manager Safron Thomas said,
‘Our team is very excited about introducing the Junior Rally Driving Programme to young people in Ireland. The Motorsports Association (MSA) already allows young people with the appropriate MSA licence from age 14 to compete in rally cross and mini cross events’.
Superdrive’s Managing Director Brendan Crealey said,
‘This young driver initiative also has an important road safety benefit. Young drivers can come to our centre and learn basic car control skills that will be very beneficial to them when they eventually get on the road’
‘We believe the programme will help to save lives on our roads among the 17-25 year old age group’
The dedicated Junior Rally car is a rally prepared 1200cc Vauxhall Nova with FIA approved racing seats and harnesses, roll cage, full communication system and essential motorsport accessories.
No previous driving experience is required to take part in the rally programme. There are two levels in the Junior Rally Programme; Level One – Junior Driving Essentials and Level Two- Advanced Junior Driving
Every session includes a classroom based safety and instructional briefing from the Superdrive rally instructors and all drivers will be provided with a rally suit and motorsport helmet including helmet-to-helmet intercoms for in car instructions.
Level One – Junior Driving Essentials drivers will focus on the basics of driving a car progressing on to basic rally skills.
Level Two- Advanced Junior Driving drivers will focus on honing their rally driving skills and learning competition techniques.
When a driver has completed Level Two – Advanced Junior Driving, regardless of age, they will be entitled to take part in the Superdrive adult Rally Experience Courses in the Ford MKII Escort RS2000, the rear-wheel-drive Ford Focus Zetec or the Mitsubishi Evo IV or book One-to-One tuition with one of Superdrive’s experienced instructors.
Superdrive’s professional team can give support and advice on how drivers can further their rallying career through Superdrive and beyond.
Superdrive is the only Rally School in Ireland that is recognised by the governing body of Motorsports in the UK, the Motorsports Association (MSA) and also the British Association of Rally Schools (BARS).
For any further information, to buy a Gift Voucher or book a session please contact Superdrive Rally HQ on 028 38852545, email us at email@example.com or see the website at www.superdriveni.com for full details