Earlier this year I purchased a 2016 Fiesta ST, and after finding out about the included "ST Octane Academy" I knew I would forever regret not going if I skipped it.
The entire morning after a safety brief was spent in the cars racing around what used to be called Miller Motorsports Park in Utah. I probably got at least an hour or two of seat time, more than half of it solo.
The night before the event we had a reception at Ken Block's "Hoonigan Racing" headquarters. It was cool, but not my thing. There were only a couple cars there that were worth looking at and nobody from the staff to answer questions. If they had done a bit of show and tell on the cars of if there was more in-depth fabrication work going on I would have enjoyed it more but I can understand that they do this a couple times a week so it would be difficult to commit a worker from Hoonigan every reception to do this.
you shoulda stopped by, I'm 4 hours south, coulda showed you around some national parks.
Thank you for the offer but it was pretty much an in and out thing. I flew in just in time to go to the reception and left the morning after the racing school. I was beat and in no shape to drive four hours. Maybe some other time though, thanks.