Speedmachine festival will festival will be the first of its kind in the UK. This year festival-goers will be Drifting On The F1 Track with a pro driver in a Jaguar F-TYPE and will be able to see how far they will push themselves on the world famous race circuit. Fans will also be able to try out Teeside Karting, where those aged 8+ can get behind the wheel and race on a bespoke circuit right next to the world rallycross track.
HPI Racing are bringing their all-out interactive remote-control racing display, complete with exclusive stunt and off-road tracks and the latest cutting edge vehicles as well as prize giveaways, not to be missed. Speedmachine attendees will also be able to put their dexterity to the test at the ultimate The Pit Stop Challenge changing a tyre on a real F1 car against the clock, as well as the Batak Reaction Test for those who think they have reactions of a world RX driver.
Younger fans aren’t forgotten as kids will get the chance to get behind the wheel with the Renault Electric Karting circuit and adults can test drive the brand-new Renault Megane RS on the F1 track. Autosolo Passenger Rides will see visitors jump in the passenger seat and be whipped around a specially designed precision and manoeuvring course by a world class driver.
Encouraging young women into the world of motorsports Dare To Be Different will have a strong presence with a range of activities and positive messages for all. Local team Force India are bringing the incredibly impressive Sahara Force India VJM10 Mercedes for spectators to get up close and personal with.
This year’s festival-goers will see entertainment from Dizzee Rascal and Lethal Bizzle to indie chart toppers, Razorlight, funk and soul DJ Craig Charles and era-defining DJ duo Basement Jaxx (DJ Set), topped off with DJs from the iconic Ministry of Sound for their very own take over. Not only that, but Killa Kela, The Fedz, Dat Brass and DJ BBQ will all contribute to the fantastic bank holiday vibes.
Speedmachine festival will take place in Silverstone between 25th and 27th May.