The world's first historic racing school

Learn how to race in a historic Formula Ford at the former Grand Prix circuit of Charade

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Racing Back to The Golden Age Of Motorsports

Motorsports history is marked by the ‘60s: the golden age of racing. Single seaters were elegant works of art and drivers were the artists that danced on the limit of car control, with ambiance in the paddock being fun and relaxed.

Our racing school will take you back to the 60’s racing world to learn about performance driving techniques with our seasoned instructors, and live sensations that drivers like Graham Hill and Jim Clark experienced thanks to our vintage single seater race cars, the perfect race car to for you to learn high performance driving

Classic Racing School is open to drivers of all levels, from absolute beginners to experienced drivers.

Drive the Crosslé 90F: An authentic 60's Formula Ford

Crosslé 90F- 110bhp- 420kg- 2.0L Zetec – 4-speed race gearbox

Developed in 2017 by the Northern Irish company Crosslé exclusively for Classic Racing School, the 90F is a single seater based on the 1969  Crosslé 16F, the winner of the European Formula Ford championship, evolved with added safety, driver space, reliability and ease of use but with the same driving sensations and high performance as the original racer.

The Crosslé 90F can lap the Charade Circuit at the same pace as a 911 GT3 Cup car, delivering high performance, pure driving sensations and a forgiving handling balance – you won’t want to get out of the cockpit after your first session.

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Charade: A French Icon

4kms-18 corners- 4 French Formula 1 Grand Prix

A unique racing experience wouldn’t be complete without an iconic track. A monument of the golden age of motorsports, Charade started out as a road based race with drivers like Jim Clark, Jackie Stewart and Jochen Rindt conquering it. Today, with a length of 4kms and full of elevation changes, corners whilst being in the middle of the Auvergne regional volcano park, it’s guaranteed to give you the thrills you seek.

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Corporate events, seminars and private groups

Create your own driving event

Create your own driving event with Classic Racing School, whether its to present a product, reward your teams or clients or even make your own event for a private group. Our school can also move at your demand to one of our multiple partner circuits around France and Spain: Circuit des Ecuyers- Circuit du Laquais- Circuit de Calafat (Spain)- Circuit du Grand Sambuc and other circuits so you can live the racing experience anywhere you want.

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The Lounge

Travel Back In Time With Our Vintage Trackside Lounge, Period Correct Race Suits And Furniture

Our sixties inspired premium lounge with leather Chesterfield couches, vintage memorabilia and music to set the atmospher is the ideal environment to spend your day in when not on track.  Only steps away from the start and finish line, it’s a high-end atmosphere where you will have your briefing and coaching, lunch and the end of the day celebration cocktails.

Professional Coaching 

Learn with our professional instructors as they use their racing background to teach you and help you improve throughout the day

You will learn driving techniques and improve your skills behind the wheel of our single seater race cars, the perfect tool to learn car control and racecraft, all in a vintage high-end atmosphere that will take you back in time.

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