Location: Northampton International Raceway
This has to be the most memorable motorised experience ever!
Be chauffeured through country lanes in the world’s fastest street-legal BED*. Thunder round a race track on an 87mph SOFA*. Tame the Double Decker car, as seen on BBC’s Top Gear. Pull up a seat to the world’s hottest desk, experiencing life in the fast lane on the world’s fastest OFFICE*.
These cars are designed by Wheeler Dealer's Edd China (Discovery Real Time) and are the most astonishing ride of your life!
* Certified by the Guiness Book of Records.
"For the first time, we are going to unleash these world record-breaking crazy cars on the general public - you will love this!"
Edd China, Wheeler Dealers, Panic Mechanic
We will mail your Open Voucher and Information Pack to you within 48 hours. Your voucher will be valid for 1 year from the date of purchase. When you know when you would like to come, simply phone us to book the ideal date.
You will experience a range of the world’s Wackiest motor vehicles.
The World’s Hottest Desk
Jackets and ties provided as you head off for a chauffeured trip, in a fully-equipped office, around the super-fast raceway! Securely strapped in to your office chair you’ll have full use of the computers, conference table and water-cooler! Three breathtaking laps on the championship Oval Raceway.
The World’s Fastest Furniture
TV's Edd China will take you on a trip to remember in his iconic leopard-skin print 87mph Sofa – the machine that started the madness. It has appeared on Top Gear, in a pop video, in TV adverts and recently driving Arthur Smith around Edinburgh on The Culture Show, and now you will have place of honour in the coolest machine on the road.
Three ultra-hip laps on the Oval raceway.
The Double Decker Cruise
Get behind the wheel, in the Double Decker car, as seen on Top Gear. Forget Buses, imagine two cars, one on the roof of the other! Driver in the top car controls the steering, driver in the bottom car controls the pedals – totally barking and fantastic fun. On our ½ mile Test Challenge Track.
The Fast Asleep Bed Tour
Head out onto public roads, safely tucked up under your duvet. The ultimate buzzzzzzzz! Your chauffeur will drive you through lovely British countryside and will return you thoroughly relaxed. Nightcaps and hot water bottles provided! A five mile adventure on country roads.
The Wacky Racer Movie Theatre
See some of the world’s wackiest cars put through their paces – including many of the machines you will be experiencing today!
On this action packed day you will also see pro-driver demonstrations of the awesome Wheelie Transit, the Push-me-Pull-you Funny Car and more!
00.00 Arrival - light refreshments/race overall fitting/event programme
00:30 World's fastest office!
01:00 World's fastest sofa!
01:30 Drive the fantastic double decker cars
02.00 Head out into the countryside in the world's fastest bed!
02:30 Return to the Wacky Racer HQ - certificates and refreshments
03:00 Depart at leisure
The "World's Wackiest Racers" experience takes place at Northampton International Raceway - 10 minutes from Junction 15 on the M1. Northampton is a World Championship motorsport venue and is located in pretty countryside.
You will be in a group of 12 participants, split into two groups of six. Start times vary.
Race Day Souvenirs
All competitors receive a personlised souvenir certificate. Photographs are available to purchase on the day of the event.
There are various starting times available on the day of the event. Generally half hour intervals between 9am and 5pm. Total time on-site is around three hours.
Light refreshments, including tea and coffee, are available throughout the event. Gourmet cheeseburgers and other hot food is available to purchase throughout the day. The bar is open after the event and drinks can be purchased.
Clients should wear warm clothing and "sensible" shoes or trainers. Bring waterproofs in case of rain. All protective race suits are supplied by us.
Drivers must be reasonably fit and over 16 years old. Participants under 16 can be accommodated, although minors cannot participate in the Double Decker experience. Max weight is 20 stone.
In the case of torrential rain, snow or ice, this activity may be postponed for comfort and safety reasons - in which case clients will be offered a range of alternative dates.
The raceway has disabled lavatories and good wheelchair access viewing areas. In some cases, participation in this event is not possible for people with some disabilities.
The "World's Wackiest Racers" experience is available on selected dates - usually weekends with some weekdays available. Start times vary and can be confirmed at the time of booking.
Spectator admission is £10 and includes light refreshments, a souvenir programme and a VIP goodie bag. There are covered and heated areas to watch from and the day is enjoyable for family and friend of participants!
No experience is required although the ability to drive a car is vital. Full driving licence not required.
You will be experiencing some of the world's most outrageous vehicles - created by TV's Edd China. They have featured on television across the world and conform to all vehicle safety standards. Vehicles are street legal. The organisers reserve the right to use similarly amazing substitute vehicles in the unlikely event that this is required.
All experiences are offered subject to availability and weather conditions on the day. It is important to book a day for your experience as far in advance as possible. We are unable to make provisional reservations. You are advised not to make travel, hotel or other arrangements until your booking has been confirmed. The issue of an "open" voucher does not constitute the confirmation of a particular date.
We reserve the right to cancel an experience due to adverse weather conditions that would affect your safety. We cannot be held liable for any costs incurred in this circumstance. In the case of an event being cancelled due to weather conditions, alternative dates will be offered. We are unable to make refunds in the case of cancelation due to weather.
There is an element of danger involved with all motorsport. You will be required to sign a disclaimer before you take part in most of our experiences. On all experiences our Race Director will assess a participant's ability to take part. We reserve the right to refuse any person from participating in any Experience should we deem it necessary. Whilst this is an unlikely occurrence, this rule is for safety purposes only. We kindly ask you to respect that our Race Director's opinion is final and in your best interest. In this circumstance, we are unable to refund the cost of the experience.
Experiences can be purchased via this web site in the form of "Open Vouchers". Voucher holders can then contact our main office to discuss available dates. Alternatively, participants can call our main office directly, and book their experience date at the time of payment.
Generally, full payment is required at the time of booking, although in the case of large group bookings (6+) a 30% deposit may be taken, with the balance due 21 days before the date of the experience. Deposits may only be taken for bookings made via telephone; all internet bookings require full payment at the time of booking. We are unable to reserve payment or make provisional bookings. We reserve the right to cancel any order where full payment has not been received within credit terms or where payment has defaulted. Any vouchers issued in these circumstances become void without further notice and we cannot be held liable for any costs incurred.
We can make refunds on non-expired vouchers that still have a specific event date to be arranged - i.e. Open Vouchers only. In all cases the cost of the experience will be refunded LESS 25% for administration charges. Refunds are only made to the person who purchased the gift pack and are refunded via the original means of payment. If a date has already been arranged for your event, please refer to 'Cancellation/Event Date Changes'.
Cancellation/Event Date Changes
Once you have a specific date arranged for your event, the following conditions and charges apply if you need to change the date of your experience:
With more than 21 days to event date: £35 administration charge.
Notification of date change with 21 days or less to event date: All monies paid are forfeited.