Gearheads rejoice: The Arizona Biltmore, A Waldorf Astoria Resort is bringing back its super car ultimate driving experience. Resort guests will have the opportunity to take the wheel of some of the world’s most exclusive super cars on an Arizona driving tour. For the second season the program has been expanded with more tour dates – including, for the first time, tours in January, timed to coincide with the Arizona Concours d’Elegance at the Arizona Biltmore.
The 2015 - 2016 dates are:
*October 30 - November 1, 2015
*November 06 - 8, 2015
*November 20 - 22, 2015
*January 15 - 17, 2016
On every date there will be morning, afternoon and evening sessions, with each tour lasting two and a half hours. The vehicles will be a Ferrari 458 Italia, McLaren MP4-12C and Porsche GT3. On some dates, one of the cars may be substituted with a Lamborghini Gallardo. All participants will have a turn at the wheel of each of the super cars. Prior to setting off, participants will receive an introduction to the cars and a presentation on the driving itinerary.
Belgian racing champion Didier Theys will be at the helm of the lead car during the tours. Theys has won the checkered flag on multiple occasions including the 24 Hours of Daytona twice, the 12 Hours of Sebring and the Sports Racing Prototype driver championship of the Grand-American Road Racing Association. He has also been a three-time podium finisher at the 24 Hours of Le Mans.
The Waldorf Astoria Driving Experience is $999.00 per couple, excluding accommodations.