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This is where you can get to know our team a bit better, and read about the things that make us smile.

Red Letter Days Goes Piaggio Ape Racing

Posted on November 10, 2017 by Laura Foulger

It’s no secret that we’re mad for motors. The roar of a supercharged engine accelerating out of a corner or the mental gymnastics of negotiating a quad bike trail are our idea of nirvana. Which is why we offer around 500 Driving… Read More

Triple Supercar Taster Driving Day

Posted on November 30, 2016 by Brooke

Here at RLD we have a penchant for wanting to race fast cars around a circuit, and so we sent some of RLD's most avid petrolheads to our friends at Drift Limits in Hemel Hempstead to try out some very fast and furious… Read More

The Hovercraft – a Gliding Enigma

Posted on September 30, 2016 by Andrea

Invented in the 1960's, the hovercraft is the ultimate all-terrain vehicle, capable of taking on off-road mud and grass and then gliding effortlessly onto water. More and more people are getting excited about the idea of piloting a futuristic-looking vehicle that doesn't technically fly or… Read More

Classic Car Driving at Heyford Park

Posted on September 26, 2016 by Brooke

Recently RLD's Darpan and Andrew headed to Heyford Park to enjoy a classic car driving experience courtesy of U Drive Cars. Darpan jumped behind the wheel of a Porsche 911 and Andrew tried his hand at driving a Shelby Mustang 68 Fastback. Find out how they… Read More

Maserati Driving in London

Posted on September 16, 2016 by Issy

For anyone who loves beautiful cars, can you think of anything better than being offered the chance to drive a car of your dreams around the streets of London?  Neither could Red Letter Days' very own Phil and Steve. They did not need asking… Read More

Junior Karting at Rye House Kart Raceway

Posted on July 27, 2016 by Issy

The bank holiday weekend was sunny and far too good to waste by staying indoors. Andy, our Head of Brand and Partnerships, took the family to Rye House Kart Raceway, Hertfordshire, and a new young racing devotee was born.  … Read More

5 Epic Things That Happened at Goodwood

Posted on June 24, 2016 by Dan

Despite the less than desirable weather, this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed is off to a roaring start. This annual hill-climb and motoring extravaganza is  basically the Glastonbury for petrol heads and since starting in 1993, it has produced some pretty amazing moments. Read More

All New Top Gear Returns This Sunday

Posted on May 25, 2016 by Dan

Whether you're a driving fanatic or not, you will have probably heard of the show Top Gear. After a pretty long hiatus, this most beloved of TV driving shows will return to our screens at 8pm this Sunday 29th May with brand… Read More

Digging at Diggerland (and baby news)

Posted on January 11, 2016 by Brooke

RLD's very own IT Development Manager Ed recently took his four year old son Elliott to Diggerland in Kent. Diggerland is a digger theme park which is not only in Kent but in Devon, Durham and Yorkshire too. The theme park is home to… Read More

Highlights from SummerSpeed at Brands Hatch

Posted on August 26, 2015 by Dan

This morning we revved up our engines and kicked off #SummerSpeed, our driving extravaganza at the world-famous Brands Hatch Circuit. Here at Red Letter Days, we don't like to let a little bit of rain ruffle our feathers, so despite the drizzle,… Read More

Kids Raise Summer Smiles

Posted on August 14, 2015 by Issy

NEWSFLASH: It’s the announcement parents everywhere have been eagerly awaiting - we have reached the half way point of the summer holidays - hurray!  Some of you may be at the end of your tether but we have found some videos of entertaining kids to give… Read More

A Pre SummerSpeed Interview with Gary Paffett

Posted on August 7, 2015 by admin

In anticipation of our upcoming exclusive SummerSpeed day out at Brands Hatch, we interviewed legendary driver, Gary Paffett. A big fan of the iconic British circuit, his advice to those attending our day: "Don’t put too much pressure on yourself, just go out… Read More

Q&A with Jon Abbey: Brands Hatch Special

Posted on July 24, 2015 by Dan

Our exclusive SummerSpeed event at Brands Hatch is just over a month away and in the lead up to this motoring extravaganza, we thought we'd catch up with our very own driving expert, Jon Abbey, to find out more. Here's what he… Read More

Head to Head: The Cars of SummerSpeed

Posted on July 10, 2015 by Dan

Our exclusive SummerSpeed event takes place at Brands Hatch next month and to get revved up and ready for it, we thought we'd take a look at some the supercars that will be gracing the track on the day. Read More

Extreme Rally Driving at Langley Park

Posted on June 5, 2015 by admin

Langley Park Rally School in the Essex countryside is any car enthusiast’s dream. They offer everything from introductory taste courses to one-on-one tuition sessions. And of course, a lot of adrenaline-pumping high-speed rides during this extreme rally driving experience! Read our previous blog about… Read More

#LoveLondon: Small car, big city

Posted on June 1, 2015 by admin

Visitors to the city of London will be happy to hear that there's a personalised sightseeing experience taking the capital by storm, one small car at a time. smallcarBIGCITY provides bespoke sightseeing experiences of London in a fleet of restored classic Mini Coopers. Read More