Acceleration Like You’ve Never Experienced Before.
Extreme performance, motor racing and driver development is what Ferrari is all about.
Few can say they have had the opportunity to drive a Ferrari F430 Spider on an Internationally accredited race track with no traffic or speed limits.
Beautiful from every angle, yet purposeful on track, this Supercar boasts a 4.3 litre V8 engine producing 490 horse power with 465 N⋅m of torque.
On The Day
The Ferrari experience includes:
- Access to the Martin Birrane Collection at Mondello Park
- Safety Briefing
- 3 laps driving a Fiat 500 Abarth with a professional instructor (Max torque. 206 Nm @ 2000 rpm)
- 5 laps driving a Ferrari F430 Spider with a professional Driving Instructor
- Debrief and presentation of completion certificate
Listen to exactly what your Driving Instructor says… Your instinct will tell you one thing- ignore it. Put your trust in them to get the absolute best out of this Driving Thrill.
Drivers must be over the age of 18 and hold a valid full driving licence to take part in this Thrill.
All Gift Certificates purchased are redeemable against any Driving Thrill.
We also offer monetary vouchers.
The Ferrari F430 Spider is the model you can drive for the Ferrari Driving Thrill. Powered by a powerful 4.3-litre V8 engine, this sports car delivers an impressive 490 horsepower and 465 Nm of torque.
The F430 Spider is known for its exceptional performance capabilities, thanks to its V8 engine and advanced engineering. It offers quick acceleration, responsive handling, and precise braking, ensuring an unforgettable driving experience on the racetrack at Mondello Park. Whether it’s the straightaways where you can unleash the Ferrari’s power or the corners where you can experience its agility, the F430 Spider provides an exhilarating driving experience from start to finish.
Driving the Ferrari F430 Spider at Mondello Park allows participants to immerse themselves in the rich heritage and engineering excellence of Ferrari, getting a taste of what it feels like to be behind the wheel of one of the world’s most iconic sports cars.
The Ferrari Driving Thrill at Mondello Park offers participants a thrilling opportunity to drive both a Fiat 500 Abarth and a Ferrari F430 Spider with the guidance of a professional driving instructor. The experience consists of 3 laps driving the Fiat 500 Abarth and 5 laps driving the Ferrari F430 Spider.
During the Fiat 500 Abarth session, participants will have the chance to experience the nimble and agile performance of this sporty compact car. With a professional instructor by their side, they will navigate the track for 3 exhilarating laps, pushing the limits of the Fiat 500 Abarth’s capabilities. The Fiat 500 Abarth is equipped with a powerful engine that generates a maximum torque of 206 Nm at 2000 rpm, ensuring a fun and dynamic driving experience.
Following the Fiat 500 Abarth session, participants will transition to the iconic Ferrari F430 Spider. With a powerful V8 engine and stunning design, this Ferrari model offers an unforgettable driving experience. With the guidance of a professional driving instructor, participants will enjoy 5 laps behind the wheel of the Ferrari F430 Spider, fully immersing themselves in the speed, handling, and performance that Ferrari is renowned for.
To participate in the Ferrari Driving Thrill at Mondello Park, all drivers must meet specific requirements. It is essential to have a full, valid driving licence and be at least 18 years of age. These requirements are put in place to ensure the safety of all participants and adhere to legal regulations.
It’s fine for spectators to watch the Ferrari Driving Thrill. To accommodate this, we provide designated viewing areas where spectators can gather and witness the thrilling action on the track. Please follow all instructions and guidelines provided by our staff to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone.
When capturing the experience through photography or videography, we kindly ask that you consider others and ensure that your activities do not interfere with the overall experience or pose any risks.
Yes, the Ferrari Driving Thrill at Mondello Park includes comprehensive instruction and guidance from professional drivers. These experienced instructors are dedicated to ensuring that participants have a safe and exciting time behind the wheel of the Ferrari.
The instructors possess in-depth knowledge of the handling and capabilities of the Ferrari vehicles and are well-versed in providing guidance, tips, and support throughout the experience. Their expertise allows them to deliver valuable instructions on proper driving techniques, including braking points, optimal racing lines, and how to maximize performance.
We recommend that participants wear comfortable clothing and closed-toe shoes for the Ferrari Driving Thrill. It’s important to prioritize your comfort and safety during the experience. Opting for comfortable attire will allow you to fully enjoy the exhilarating driving session.
Additionally, we advise dressing appropriately for the weather conditions on the day of your experience, as the event takes place outdoors. Whether it’s a sunny day or a cooler climate, consider wearing layers or bringing additional clothing to ensure your comfort throughout the duration of the experience.
To ensure your safety and the smooth operation of the driving session, we suggest avoiding loose clothing and excessive accessories that may interfere with the driving experience. It’s important to have unrestricted movement and be able to operate the vehicle’s controls comfortably.
Absolutely! The Ferrari Driving Experience at Mondello Park makes an exceptional gift for car enthusiasts and those who appreciate thrilling experiences. You can purchase a gift voucher online, allowing you to give the driving experience to another person as a thoughtful and exciting gift.
The Terms & Conditions page outline the specific guidelines and procedures related to cancellations, rescheduling, and refunds. They will provide detailed information regarding any deadlines, fees, or restrictions that may apply when cancelling or modifying a booking for the Ferrari Driving Experience.
Rescheduling your driving session is possible, but please note that we require a minimum of 72 hours prior notice. Without sufficient notice, we may not be able to accommodate your request.
To reschedule, please get in touch with our Customer Support Team, and we’ll try to provide an alternative date and time. However, remember that rescheduling is subject to availability, and we cannot guarantee your preferred slot will be available.
Please note that for safety reasons, it is not permitted to take pictures or videos while driving during the Ferrari experience. Your focus should remain on the road and operating the vehicle safely.
However, once you have completed your driving experience and have safely stopped, you are more than welcome to take photos or videos of your experience. Please remember the track is still live and other drivers may still be active at the track, so ensure you are in a safe location and follow any instructions from staff.
Mondello Park Membership
Every Driving Thrill purchased from Mondello Park comes with free membership for 12 months! Enjoy complimentary access to all our events including all Irish Championship Circuit Racing (ICCR) and Irish Rallycross Championship (IRX) along with our famous Japfest Festival and Historic Festival. Simply follow the instructions in your confirmation email to get your digital membership card automatically issued and arrive to the event with photo ID and your membership card.
Note that the Mondello Park Membership card is only applicable to events ran by Mondello Park at the venue. Please contact us before an event if you have any queries.