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6th Gear Experience

Bath Lane | Bruntingthorpe, Leicester, England
+44 843 178 6166
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False promises not to be trusted.

TBH we had a great day and my son loved the driving. My disappointment came with the £35 memory... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Antony C
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Very good staff

Easy to find. Well organised. Quick process. Impressed with the number of helpful staff... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Peahead9
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Bath Lane | Bruntingthorpe, Leicester, England
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+44 843 178 6166
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"ariel atom"
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"lamborghini gallardo"
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"christmas present"
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"demo lap"
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"race track"
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"junior driving"
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"amazing experience"
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"petrol head"
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"photo package"
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"drive fast"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

TBH we had a great day and my son loved the driving. My disappointment came with the £35 memory stick to record the laps. We checked the video before leaving and only 2 of the videos recorded and not the hot lap which is the...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

Easy to find. Well organised. Quick process. Impressed with the number of helpful staff. Particularly the chap who served me coffee and was kind enough to arrange for me to share the 'hot lap' with ny other half. My husband was surprised at how much...More

Thank Peahead9
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Well. What a breath of fresh air! Since we have been busy dealing with all the fall out from the cancellation of our Surrey dates (for reasons beyond our control) I'm delighted to see a positive review especially praising our staff :) It was me...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Mrs Tyke, for her ******th birthday wanted driving experiences. The first was in an Aston Martin at Silverstone the second was to be an articulated lorry which was here today. Sadly, it was a miserable day, chucking it down with a bitter cold rain. 6th...More

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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for your comments. With respect I have to disagree nontheless. We give advice both on the phone and in writing that this is an outdoor event where being in England its possible it may rain and in February get a little cold.. Given that...More

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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Great birthday treat for our nearly 12year old son.Inhus wirdsit We surprised our nearky12 year old son with the junior driving experience.I pre paid the collision waiver saving £5 if purchased on the day.£15 extra gave him an individual Lamborghini fast car lap!!W also pre...More

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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for a super review. Very glad you enjoyed it & the memory stick! Simon George

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Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Fabulous day watching my 10 year old have a 4 lap passenger ride in a Lamborghini Gallardo. Everything ran to time and the staff were great. Will definitely be back!

Thank Jackie C
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Super, Thanks for taking the time to write a review Jackie. Simon George

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I bought three packages for friends and went along for the day. All three came out and described the insurance they had been to pay. So, the lady there said can we have your credit card for the insurance waiver. It's wet out there and...More

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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 February 2018

Thanks for your comments and I take them on board. Perhaps the member of driver registration staff in question could possibly have been a little more polite by the sounds of it and for that I do apologise. Glad you liked the cars and I...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Was a little dubious about this but it turned out to be excellent.a real thrill to drive 3 supercars around a track at break neck speed.the extras can prove quite expensive so be aware.i can say i will be doing it again.the atom drive was...More

Thank Gary W
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks Gary for your review. No need to be dubious next time we really do try hard to give all our customers a day to remember! Hope you will be back again soon Simon George

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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I booked this for my wife as she had always wanted to try out a really big lorry! The event was well organised and the instructor was friendly and patient. There are many other events available that are worth checking out such a driving experince...More

Thank Nick B
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thanks Nick for your review. We do try and clearly signpost from the gate given the actual car park is well within the complex. However glad you enjoyed it! Simon George

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

My 2 sons attended 6th Gear on Sunday only to be conned into paying an extra £25.00 each for insurance that is supposed to be optional. The lady simply circled the payment and asked for payment, not once explaining that it was optional. I phoned...More

Thank LizTaylor_5
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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

I'm sorry you feel the way you do, however the damage waiver is indeed optional and all our staff are trained to point this out. The damage waiver may appear to be a 'con' to you but when you consider that in 2016 we had...More

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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

I am still buzzing from my Truck experience yesterday. The event was extremely well organised, the staff are helpful, friendly and professional. My instructor Ian was lovely and welcoming. Thank you to my husband for buying the experience and Thank you 6th Gear for a...More

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SG54LAM, Director of Sales at 6th Gear Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Great to hear such a positive review and thanks for your mention of the staff who work really hard outside on event days in all weathers. I will pass your comments on to Ian the truck instructor. Thank you Simon George

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Danielle H
23 July 2017|
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Response from James D | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a large standing area but remember this is track so the card ate not always in sight.
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allycatward123
21 April 2015|
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Response from SG54LAM | Property representative |
Just go on our website, choose what package you want and give us a call 01675 433800
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allycatward123
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Response from SG54LAM | Property representative |
If you give our call centre a ring on 0843 178 6166 they will be able to book you in. Thank you
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