Ferrari Driving Courses
2018 Corso Pilota Dates & Details

The Pilota Ferrari course, exclusively available to customers, provides the opportunity to attend various and successive course levels, offering content which is increasingly technical and complex, delivered at the perfect pace, to be tackled using the experience, sensitivity and driving technique acquired in previous courses.

To understand the true capabilities and mechanical prowess that comes from every Ferrari driving on the track with skilled instruction and personal coaching is a must​.

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 is a comprehensive sequence of courses capable of taking the most novice driver through all of the necessary training to enter the Ferrari Challenge series.  Not all drivers, however, want to take that ultimate leap into racing.  For those who wish to simply refine their driving skills, Corso Pilota will help a driver of any level make full use of the amazing performance of their Ferrari.

Sport Driving Course​

The Ferrari Sports Driving Course offers a complete, progressive program of instruction focused on giving participants a comprehensive understanding of sport driving techniques. The Pilota Ferrari Sport course is an intensive, tried and tested program of professional, effective instruction.

Details

Sports driving techniques are learned through track activities and include car control exercises on a low grip skid surface to help you get an accurate feel for the true performance of your Ferrari car. A copy of the outline program is attached. Practical instruction is supplemented by theory lectures.

28 participants are admitted to each course and are divided into four groups of 7 participants each. Participants will receive their instruction from a staff of 10 drivers-instructors.

The dedicated drivers instruction team is made up of highly qualified, expert drivers with professional training in high performance car driving. All drivers-instructors are internationally experienced and drive professionally themselves. A fleet of nine 488 GTB and four 812 Superfast will be available for the 2017 Pilota Ferrari Sports Driving Course. Participants are also welcome to take their own Ferraris around the track at Fiorano at the end of the course.

The course fee includes two days at the track, two evening meals, two nights’ accommodation at the Hotel UNA ****S in Modena, meals at the track, transfers between hotel and track, and personalized Corso Pilota Ferrari gifts.

Dates:

23rd - 24th April
12th - 13th May
7th - 8th June
28th - 29th June
17th - 18th July
3rd - 4th September
29th - 30th September
15th - 16th October
25th - 26th October
7th - 8th November

Ferrari Advanced Course

The Pilota Ferrari Advanced Course is a sports driving course reserved for Ferrari clients who have already completed the Sports Driving Course. 

Participants will learn to drive Ferrari cars to their maximum ability and will acquire advanced skills in fast driving and vehicle control, thanks to more personal instruction and an excellent participant/instructor ratio.

Details

The Pilota Ferrari – Advanced Course is a sports driving course reserved for Ferrari customers who have already completed the Sport Course. It takes place at the Varano Circuit near the city of Parma, a track technologically equipped for sports driving courses with high performance cars. The Advanced Course further develops the techniques and content taught in the Sport course. Participants will learn to drive Ferrari cars to their maximum ability and will acquire advanced skills in fast driving and vehicle control, thanks to more personal instruction and an excellent participant/instructor ratio.

​Course instruction is tailored to suit the technical abilities and driving style of each individual participant also aimed at driving performance. The various specialist activities covered include track sessions with onboard data acquisition systems and telemetry analysis, track driving with a pace car, vehicle control under limit conditions and two final skill-based competition with driver rankings. There will also be two driving sessions with 488 Challenge car for each participant on the second day of the course.

20 participants are admitted to each course, and are divided into 4 groups of 5 participants each, with a staff of 11 drivers-instructors.

The Pilota Ferrari Advanced Course is delivered by a select group of professional drivers who have all competed internationally and who have taught for several years on Pilota Ferrari courses. A fleet of nine 488 GTB and two 812 Superfast will be made available to participants in 2017. Five 488 Challenge will be available for the participants in the afternoon of the second day for two driving laps on the track. Participants are also welcome to take their own Ferraris around the track at Fiorano at the end of the course.

The course fee includes two days at the track, two evening meals, lunches at the track, two nights’ accommodation at the Link 124****S Hotel in Parma, transfers between Hotel and track and personalized Pilota Ferrari Course gifts.

​Dates:

​16th - 17th May
​13th - 14th June
​5th - 6th July
​11th - 12th September
​3rd - 4th October
​19th - 20th November

Ferrari Evolution Course

The Pilota Ferrari – Evolution Course is a sports/racing course specially developed by Ferrari. 

Because of the advanced technical content on which the driving sessions are based, the Evolution Course is only open to drivers who have already completed the Pilota Ferrari – Advanced Course.

Details

What makes the Evolution Course completely unique and exclusive is that the instruction is so finely tailored and personalized (with 12 instructors for only 16 participants) during both the theory and the practice sessions. The course program covers a series of practical exercises such as: continuous telemetry analysis of track times with and without a pace car (in greater detail than on the Advanced Course), finding the car’s limits in cornering and optimizing overall driving performance with the aid of chronometric analysis. 

Over both days of the course, these exercises culminate in participants’ using the 488 Challenge in Challenge Championship set-up. The program leads up to a series of track time trials with final rankings based on participants’ driving skills and abilities.

16 participants are admitted to each course and divided into four groups of four.

The course is delivered by 12 drivers-instructors (three for each group of four participants), all currently professional drivers and specialists in teaching sports and competition driving techniques. A fleet of nine 488 GTB, four 812 Superfast and five 488 Challenge will be used.

The course fee includes two days at the track, two evening meals, two nights’ accommodation at the Hotel UNA ****S in Modena, lunches at the track, transfers between Hotel and track and personalized Pilota Ferrari Course gifts.


Dates:

19th - 20th September

Ferrari Pilota On Ice​

Ferrari is pleased to propose its Corso Pilota winter programme: the “Pilota Ferrari On Ice”. 

The concept of the programme is to provide clients with the unique experience to drive a Ferrari GTC4Lusso on snow in one of the most esclusive and prestigious setting of the Alps: Livigno (IT).

Details

A team of qualified instructors will be at the complete disposal of the participants, a maximum of 18 per course.

A fleet of 8 Ferrari GTC4Lusso with snow tires and recording images system on board will be available.

Book

To find out more about the courses, pricing or general information, or to book, please get in touch with your local Sytner Ferrari dealership.