Advanced Driver Training

With Kevin Haggarthy and our team

Our Instructors

We offer one-on-one private and semi-private performance driver training led by our Chief Instructor Kevin Haggarthy.

Kevin Haggarthy has over 25 years advanced and performance driver training experience, and is one of the Country’s most highly qualified Advanced and Performance driving instructors. He has coached for both private individuals and motor manufacturers over the years, including a stint as Driving Consultant for Porsche Cars. This, along with his racing experience, outs him in a strong position to lead our team of specialist instructors to enable you to get the most out of your day.

Ray Grimes is one of the Country’s most senior race instructors, and spends much of his time travelling to race tracks all over the World to give race instruction to team racers. He has worked many high performance car manufacturers as well as previously Chief Instructor for Ferrari UK. 

Malcolm Wise has been racing saloons for over 25 years, and prior to that raced in international rallying. His racing career highlight is winning the Ford Saloon Car Championship in 2004. Malcolm is currently racing a 500bhp Escort Cosworth in the classic and modern saloon car championship
Series.
 
In addition to our core instructors, SVH Events also has an additional portfolio of specialist instructors to support our corporate track day events.

Driver Training Request

TRACK DAY PACKAGES

We have 5 packages. Each package is a full day – 8 am to about 5 pm. 
 
  1. Group instruction days: This is the most affordable. We charge £375 per person. There will be 8 to 10 people with 2 instructors and 2 of our cars on the track at a time. You drive our cars and always have an instructor with you. 
    Extra expenses: Lunch
    Location: Brands Hatch

  2. Semi-private instruction: We charge £200 (per person) with 3 people per instructor or £250 (per person) with 2 people per instructor.
    With 3 people per instructor, you would get 1/3 of his in-car instruction time. With 2 people per instructor, you would get 1/2 of his in-car time. Everyone would join in together for the out of car instruction.
    Cars: You drive your own car.
    Extra expenses: Brands Hatch track day fee (prices vary on the season)
    Shared expenses: 1 garage (£30/day) + 2nd driver fee for the instructor (£30)
    Location: Brands Hatch

  3. One to one private instruction with Kevin in your own car: Costs: £400 (instructor fee)
    Cars: You drive your own car.
    Extra expenses: Brands Hatch track day fee (prices vary on the season) + £30 (garage – optional) + £30 (2nd driver fee for the instructor).
    Location: Brands Hatch

  4. One to one private instruction with Kevin in our race car: We charge £400 (instructor fee)
    Cars: You drive our race car – MX5 Mk3 race car or VW Golf Mk2 race car
    Extra expenses: £350 (car hire fee) + Brand Hatch track day fee (prices vary on the season) + £30 (garage – optional) + £30 (2nd driver fee for the instructor).
    Location: Brands Hatch

  5. One to one private Racing instruction with Ray Grimes: Costs £850 (instructor fee) 
    Cars: You drive Ray’s BMW 118 TI rear-wheel drive race car
    Extra expenses: Oulton Park track day fee (prices vary on the season) + the cost of a garage (£30/day) + the 2nd driver fee for Ray (£30).
    Location: Oulton Park Race Circuit
You can bring your own car on our Group Instruction days but you would have to pay the track day fee for your car. If you wanted instruction you would still need to pay our fee. Between instructions, you would be able to drive your own car. 
 
You can also come along for the day in your own car without instruction and enjoy our company!
 
Private and semi-private instruction is best for social distancing.