Want to Learn to Drive a Manual?

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The Hagerty Driving Experience puts you behind the wheel of cool classic cars, where you will learn to drive a manual transmission. If you are between the ages of 15 – 25, you could learn the ins-and-outs of starting, operating and driving a variety of cars from instructors and classic car owners themselves! In addition to the driving course, participants take part in a classroom session that outlines how a clutch and manual transmission operate as well as a “Car Care Essentials” seminar to learn the basics of car maintenance.

The Hagerty Driving Experience features a variety of classic cars provided by local owners and collectors. Past events have included a 1928 Packard phaeton, 1930 Ford Model A, 1955 Porsche Continental, 1950 Willys Jeepster, 1963 Corvette "split window" coupe and a 1962 Aston Martin DB4!

2014 Events:

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    May 19 Vancouver, B.C.

    In partnership with: Canadian XK Jaguar Register & Canadian Classic MG Club

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    July 18 Hickory Corners, MI

    Location: Gilmore Car Museum

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    October 4 Colchester, CT

    Location: Consumer Reports Auto Test Track

Get Involved:

This program is designed to help build the next generation of classic car enthusiasts and keep the collector community strong.

This program is designed to help build the next generation of classic car enthusiasts and keep the collector community strong. Here’s three ways you can get involved with this exciting event and help connect young people with classics:

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Instruct:

The only way to teach participants how to properly drive classic cars is to have classic cars to teach them with! If you have a manual classic, you can help! We encourage local car owners to volunteer to bring their classic to events and help teach the students in a safe, controlled environment. If you're interested in volunteering or learning more, please contact Tabetha Hammer at thammer@hagerty.com or 1-800-922-4050.

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Spread the word:

Do you have children, grandchildren, family or friends between the ages 15 and 25? Please encourage them to learn more and register for the 2015 Hagerty Driving Experience by contacting Tabetha Hammer at thammer@hagerty.com or 1-800-922-4050.

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Join us:

This is a fun, exciting event and you're welcome to join us to see it for yourself! If you'd like to watch from the sidelines or would like to drive your classic to the event for display only, please contact Tabetha Hammer at thammer@hagerty.com or 1-800-922-4050 for more information and to RSVP.

Gallery of Past Events

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