Motorsport

Internationally renowned race track designers

Our experience spans from winning championships, operating leading race and country club venues, international FIA/FIM race track design and supervising race track construction.

As members of the FIA Industry Working Group, we benefit from access to the latest race circuit guidelines and are well placed to assist clients in all areas of race circuit and kart track developments.

Our services range from initial site searches, concept strategy, feasibility, fund raising, planning, detailed race track design, technical specifications, FIA, FIM and CIK governing body approval, construction supervision and venue operation.

SITE EVALUATIONS

Finding and acquiring a site for a race circuit is usually a make or break decision at the start of a project. Driven can assist in evaluating property for motorsport developments prior to committing to a project.

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  • Site option appraisals
  • Physical site inspections
  • Advice on land size requirements for motorsport venues
  • Developing a coherent design briefand appointing a team to develop your motorsport venue

CONCEPT STRATEGY, FEASIBILITY
AND BUSINESS PLANNING

Our team have international experience in developing market appropriate strategies, supported by feasibility studies, business plans and investment portfolios from karting tracks, motorsport country clubs and international racing tracks.

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  • Understanding your vision and design brief
  • Benchmarking of facilities and advice on size, scale and type
    of track to design and build
  • Market feasibility studies and concept strategy
  • Profit and Loss forecasts including race track build costs, sales revenue and operational costs
  • Investment memorandums and business plans
  • Support during project presentations to investors, government authorities and stakeholder

master planning

To accommodate the demands of day to day use, or major motorsport events, it is important to consider the whole site and the customer experience as soon as a visitor arrives at the venue gate.

Driven has experience in developing logical master planning solutions, providing a sound basis for land utilisation, infrastructure engineering and architectural landscape for a range of different motorsports facilities. We can provide:

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  • Land zoning strategies
  • 1/2000 Concept Master plans
  • 1/500 Detailed Master plans
  • Transport and Parking strategies
  • Landscaping strategy
  • Concept architectural designs
  • Security and major race event overlay plans
  • Complementary land use planning for other leisure, sports, retail or businesses

RACE TRACK DESIGN

Designing a race track to suit your land and business requirements is a key recipe for the success of a project.

Over or under engineering a track could influence costs, safety and result in a poor experience for customers. Driven spend time up-front discussing your vision, before providing race track design solutions to international circuit standards, ranging from leisure karting tracks through to FIA homologated circuit designs.

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  • Initial land zoning and concept strategy
  • Race track and site Master Planning
  • Concept race track design layouts
  • Race Track 3D visualization
  • Virtual reality race circuit animations
  • Driver-in-Loop circuit simulation and Data Analysis
  • Detailed track design and civil engineering
  • Track-side equipment specifications for Fences, Kerbs, Barriers, Lighting
  • FIA, FIM, CIK, SCCA approval design packages
  • Technical specifications for track safety and operational equipment.

RACE TRACK SIMULATION DATA ANALYSIS

Using our in-house simulator tools, Driven can evaluate new or existing track designs using real world vehicle data ranging from performance road cars, SUV’s and single seater categories from F4 to F1.  

Our simulation analysis is shared with clients to make joint informed design decisions about their tracks such as refining the circuit layout and checking the appropriate run off areas and safety barriers are considered. Similar to using a race car data logging system,  we analyze the following data around the circuit:

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  • Vehicle speed : distance trace, with supporting track map
  • Throttle %
  • Steering angles
  • G-forces (Longitudinal / Lateral)
  • Lap and sector times

FIM / FIA APPROVALS

As affiliates of the FIA industry working group, Driven are able to design and make formal submissions to the governing bodies, working to the latest international guidelines.

Driven International can prepare and submit track homologation design packages to meet the requirements of Formula 1, MotoGP, World Superbike, Saloon cars, karting, rallycross and temporary race tracks.

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  • FIA Grade 1 – 4 (Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile)
  • FIA Grade 6R (World Rallycross)
  • FIM Grade A, B, C (Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme)
  • CIK (Commission Internationale de Karting)
  • SCCA (Sports Car Club of America)
  • IOPD International Organisation of Professional Drivers

Operational planning and training

Our team have operated some of the most exclusive tracks in the World. Driven can prepare operational plans for new and existing race track venues.

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  • Operator input during design and business planning
  • Standard Operating Procedures for kart circuit and motor racing venues
  • Major event planning and organization
  • Operational audits
  • Onsite staff training
  • Identification of suppliers, tender and selection of race track operational equipment such as electronics, timing, karts, clothing and helmets etc.
  • Venue operation and management

EXPERT WITNESS AND
INDEPENDENT SAFETY REVIEWS

Driven International have been commissioned by insurance companies, automotive brands and race track owners to assist with independent safety reviews, audits and design alterations to assess and improve race track venue safety.

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  • Track speed simulationsusing real vehicle data
  • Safety barrier reviews against international (US and European) vehicle restraint and motorsport safety guidelines
  • Independent race track  inspectionsand reports
  • Race Track Risk Assessments
  • Venue wide health and safetyaudits by IOSH professionals
  • Expert Witnessservices
  • Race track accident investigationand reviews

VIRTUAL REALITY

Use of our in-house virtual reality suite allows our clients to be involved in the development of, and experience, their own race circuit venue in a 3D virtual world during the design process.

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  • Driver-in-the-Loopfeedback on new circuit layouts
  • Immersive client reviewsof their own track layout
  • Allows quickand easy changes to be made prior to construction
  • Footage used pressand marketing purposes
  • Ability to run simulator racingevents and competitions

MARQUE ONE MOTOR CLUB

BANGALORE, INDIA

WORLD RALLYCROSS

SILVERSTONE, UK

LAKE TORRENT

NORTHERN IRELAND, UK

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Driven by passion our personable team offers a combination of creative design, engineering and architecture.

Contact us to discuss how we can help with your project.

 
 
Driven international are award-winning international sports venue architects and designers. Click to find out more about Driven Motorsport, test track design, race track design, destination consulting, and what we can do for you.

CONTACT

Driven International Ltd.
Landmark House,
Station Road
Hook, RG27 9HA
United Kingdom

PHONE

UK: (0044) 1256 767766
US: (001) 561 262 9623

Driven international are award-winning international sports venue architects and designers. Click to find out more about Driven Motorsport, test track design, race track design, destination consulting, and what we can do for you.

CONTACT

Driven International Ltd.
Landmark House, Station Road
Hook, RG27 9HA, UK

PHONE

UK: (0044) 1256 767766
US: (001) 561 262 9623