Be A Grand Prix Driver

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The high speed reality series where one winner from thousands of applicants battles their way through a series of tough challenges and races to win the most coveted prize in motor racing - a contract with an International F1 racing team. The contestants face rigorous, physical and psychological tests, driving at speeds clocking 100mph on a real circuit as they aim to make it to the final at Monza, Italy's legendary home of motorsport.

Electric Sky
1 Season, 6 Episodes
December 31, 2002
Automotive, Game Show, Reality, Sports
Be A Grand Prix Driver

Be A Grand Prix Driver Full Episode Guide

  • The winner has spent the last 10 weeks being fast-tracked around Europe clocking up the races he/she needs to be able to race at this level. Someone will finally reach the podium and get to pop that bottle of bubbly.

  • The contestants arrive at Silverstone, the track is buzzing with other test drivers and the commando team give the remaining 2 their final briefing before deciding who will actually race the F1 car.

  • The final 10 contestants experience the F3 car and unimaginable speeds, by the time they have been taught the computer systems and done a few laps the fear really begins to kick in – but how will the judges choose which two contestants will go through?

  • The contestants find themselves on their own experiencing full-on track racing – but who will be the last 10?

  • High activity go-karting including lots of shunts, stunts, skids but no broken bones. Saloon Racing: No nonsense Crash Warnings and Crash trainings instil caution into the remaining 100 contestants.

  • Men and Women are selected from over 10,000 applicants by the F1 commando team of which only 300 contestants make the grade and are placed on the grid.