FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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If you are tall enough to reach the pedals then we believe that you should be able to Race.

The simulators are not suitable for individuals with the following conditions:
  • Photosensitive epilepsy
  • Heart problems or high blood pressure
  • Highly sensitive to motion sickness
  • Pregnant women
Our full motion simulator is generating forces to simulate car movement and therefore are not suitable for individuals with weak necks and frail backs.
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Race individually or as a team of two or more Drivers against other teams. Batak light reaction challenge games and our motorcycle simulators can be utilised to accumulate additional points!
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Where there's a will there's a way! We have ways of ensuring that individuals with disabilities don't miss out on the fun. There are limits to what we can achieve, therefore please feel free to call us to discuss the individual drivers requirements.
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A racing drivers shoes have very thin and flat rubber soles. This enables the driver to feel the pressure that he is asserting to the pedals. Professional simulator drivers wear similar boots or race barefoot. Normal shoes are fine, we don't recommend racing in high heels.
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We have an extensive range of cars and circuits which we utilise to provide our drivers with the best experience possible. Classic open wheelers, modern F1 cars, touring and Rally cars are all available to race on a variety of terrains.
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We open the venue for private bookings.
We also open every Wednesday evening between 6 PM and 10 PM for 'arrive and drive' sessions and viewing appointments.
In addition to the above we are also arrange 'race meetings' and 'open days' which we announce on our Facebook page.
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We recommend that our simulators be utilised by anyone from the age of 8 and up.
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Yes, hence the minimum age of 8 upwards. Anyone shorter than the average 8 yr old would not be able to reach the pedals without adult assistance. The minimum height that we recommended is 140 cm.
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We utilise bucket seats which can be found in racing cars. The seats are narrow fitting in order to offer the driver support. An individuals shape is therefore more relevant than their weight.
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As we cater to a broad range of clients we utilise a variety of software in order to provide visitors to The Race Cave with the best racing experience possible. This enables us to host Formula 1, Touring car and Rally races suited to each drivers ability.
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We are able to set the simulators to automatic or manual transmission depending on your skill level.
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We have 31 seated driving positions indoors, therefore this is the maximum number of drivers that we are able to host indoors at any one time. Outdoors we are able to seat an additional 14 Drivers inside our mobile exhibition units. Comfortable regular seating areas are provided throughout The Race Cave appropriate to the size of each room.
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During your visit to The Race Cave you will be wanting to spend you time Racing on our Simulators and not at the dinner table. Group bookings vary considerably in length with packages typically anywhere from 1-8 hours. With this in mind we are able to offer solutions to suit each clients requirements.
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Ask any F1 Driver and they will tell you that driving can be thirsty work! We have a large selection of chilled drinks available in each of our race rooms.
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We recommend a 'briefing session' to all group bookings prior to driving a Simulator. Therefore we advise all guests to arrive no less than 15 minutes prior to time of your booking. This will ensure that the racing is not delayed.

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Opening Times

We open the venue for private bookings.
We also open every Wednesday evening between 6 PM and 10 PM for 'arrive and drive' sessions and viewing appointments.
In addition to the above we are also arrange 'race meetings' and 'open days' which we announce on our Facebook page.


Contact Us

  • email: info@theracecave.co.uk
  • telephone: 02920 844444
  • address:
    Unit 31 Business Development Centre - Main Avenue
    Treforest Industrial Estate - Pontypridd CF37 5UR

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