Audi Sport launches new driving experience at Circuit of The Americas
Learn to master the R8 V10 Plus on a Formula One track!by Ciprian Florea, on
Audi Sport, the company’s recently founded performance division, launched a new driving experience program in the United States, at the Circuit of the Americas (COTA) in Austin, Texas. The program is opened to both customers and fans, who can improve their performance driving skills or experience the new Audi Sport models on a full-blown race track.
The event is open year round to drivers of all experience levels (there’s no specific schedule yet, though,) and the Audi Sport driving experience includes hands-on coaching from professional instructors, dynamic car control exercises, cornering techniques, and high-speed lead. Vehicles featured in the Audi driving experience include the all-new RS3 and TT RS, the R8 V10 Plus supercar, as well as the Q7. In addition to all of the above, participants will also enjoy dedicated suites and garages along with catered meals. Let’s have a closer look at what you can do there.
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Audi Driving Experience
The Audi Driving Experience includes four unique programs that range from half-day and one -day to two-day sessions. Each of them includes a classroom meeting to introduces the curriculum, followed by a hands-on experience on the COTA race track.
The course kicks off with Dynamic Experience, an introduction to understanding and practicing key performance driving techniques behind the wheel of the Audi RS3 and TT RS. It is then followed by the Track Initiation Experience, a half-day program during which participants master vehicle control and handling in the RS3, TT RS, and R8 V10 Plus through a series of exercises done both in the paddock and on the track.
The next step is the R8 Track Initiation Experience, a one-day program in the R8 V10 Plus supercar. Audi says that this program will allow clients to discover the car’s full potential on the Formula One track. Finally, there’s the R8 Pro Track Experience, which includes thorough training with professional drivers and two days of practice behind the the steering wheel.
Read our full review on the Audi RS3 Sedan.
Read our full review on the Audi TT RS.
Read our full review on the Audi R8.
Read our full review on the Audi Q7.