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Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

I'm looking to take a "class/course" on how to drive a car in the snow.

Not a class that teaches you how to drive on snow, a class on how to REALLY drive your car in snow.
I'm thinking something like== taking a class on riding an OFF road motorcycle (opposed to learning how to ride a motorcycle).

I know how to drive on snow, I now want someone to teach me how to put a car through it's paces in the snow.

Anyone know anything in Europe? Preferably in Switzerland but I'll go elsewhere to have a great experience.
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

TCS of course: https://www.tcs.ch/de/kurse-fahrzeug...gs/schnee-eis/
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

Volvo offers this: http://winterdriving.volvo-events.ch/ but already fully booked for this year.


Other car manufacturers offer something similar, look around their website.
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

Skoda also offers a course: http://www.skoda.ch/myskoda/skodawinterfahrtraining
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

In case you are to use your own car during the course, confirm first with your insurance if they cover this event or not. In most courses, the car is provided, so you don't need to worry about insurance.
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

We have one in the Portes du Soleil in the village of Abondance. It is packed on weekends with people doing donuts and pretending they are Formula 1 racers. It is here:http://www.circuit-glace-abondance.com/
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

I just came back from one of these organized by one of the major car companies. I was one of a few corporate guests, but I understood that other participants were there also because they won it in a lucky draw, or simply paid for it.


The same group of instructors work all through winter for all the different companies. BMW, Jaguar, Skoda, Volvo etc., who take turns to book the same location for 2-3 weeks at a time.


It was amazingly fun, flooring the pedals, sliding and spinning in their high powered cars without worrying too much about hitting anything. And I think I learnt a little bit about winter driving.


According to the instructors, you need to book around now for next year, and most of the bigger car companies advertise on their websites.
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Re: Winter Driving Course -- for FUN

Drivingcenter Zernez
https://www.drivingcenter.ch/autokur...erfahrtraining

BMW Davos and Gstaad https://www.bmwwintertraining.ch/start/wintertraining/

Audi Andermatt
https://www.audi.ch/ch/web/de/innova...andermatt.html

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