Ferrari Corso Pilota, exclusively available to clients, provides the opportunity to attend a progression of courses that develop driving skills, confidence and ability. Through a sequence of four courses, participants will use increasingly technical and complex activities using the skills developed in earlier courses to develop their abilities, all delivered at the perfect pace. Participants begin at the Sport level, before progressing to Advanced, Evolution and finally the Challenge course here they will have an opportunity to learn the skills necessary to compete safely in the Ferrari Challenge Series.Throughout the course, clients will receive lessons and insight from an experienced, professional group of instructors. All instructors have years of Ferrari driving experience and are perfectly equipped to develop drivers at any level.
Corso Pilota Sport offers a complete, progressive program focused on giving participants a comprehensive understanding of sport driving techniques. The course consists of a specific and exciting two-day training program based on an exclusive, personalized teaching method, using Ferrari cars for track work and vehicle control exercises. Up to twenty-four customers are divided into four groups of seven participants each and receive direct, engaging instruction on the most efficient driving position in the cockpit, progressive accelerator and brake control, establishing precise driving lines through bends and braking and acceleration techniques. Teaching leads up to thrilling car control exercises that include conditions of power over steer. The course also provides a great opportunity for getting familiar with the actual performance of various Ferrari models thanks to a program that lets you experience different electronic vehicle control setups. The practical instruction is completed by several theory sessions aimed at giving a more in-depth insight into driving technique and helping drivers analyze vehicle behavior.
For customers who have already completed Corso Pilota Sport and grasped the basic driving techniques, Ferrari offers this second, more advanced program. The Advanced Course admits twenty participants, divided into four groups of five each. Participants get the opportunity to do plenty of intensive, specialist Ferrari driving and learn about advanced high-speed driving and vehicle control. As always, the emphasis is on continuity in practice and safety. The Advanced Course also involves several theory sessions that can be individually tailored to suit the technical aptitude and driving style of each participant, thanks to the continuous use of the in-car data acquisition system (telemetry). Starting from this level of course, participants learn to analyze their own performance behind the wheel, including through dynamic skill trials. This is elaborated upon in even further in the Evolution Course.
The Evolution Course divides participants into four groups of four and offers them the opportunity to develop their on-road Ferrari driving skills while experiencing the unique thrill of driving a 488 Challenge race car. Driving techniques and excitement are enhanced by in-depth telemetric analysis, also based on the use of competition cars and tires. What’s more, a highly personalized teaching approach is dedicated to improving the technique and personal performance of each participant in every detail. Again, this is thanks to intensive use of data acquisition systems. As its name suggests, the Evolution Course is the natural “evolution” of Ferrari Corso Pilota. By means of dynamic skill trials, the course helps drivers adapt sports driving techniques to day-to-day situations in advanced track sessions during which they discover the performance of road-going Ferraris and that of the 488 Challenge race car, plus their own personal limits.
Ferrari Corso Pilota is completed by the Challenge Course, the ultimate expression of sports driving courses dedicated to Ferrari customers. This course takes the sports concepts developed in the previous three programs to their logical conclusion. Ferrari has created the Challenge Course to provide highly professional and technically advanced instruction in order to bring customers closer to the world of Ferrari racing. It therefore provides in-depth instruction aimed at perfecting driving technique and maintaining constant performance over timed track sessions and also teaches participants how they can take part in the Ferrari Challenge professionally, safely and competitively. The dynamic program is based on track driving sessions related to the 488 Challenge Chronometric and telemetric assessment is used to help participants gain familiarity with basic racing techniques, like starting and overtaking, the procedures for the various stages of a race, car setup methods and race rules and regulations. The Challenge Course therefore offers a highly exciting and professional experience, for becoming a real Ferrari racing driver.
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