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F1 Style Race Car Driving Experience - 20 Laps - Weekday

Eastern Creek, NSW
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Highlights

  • As raced in the Formula Ford Championships
  • 20 blistering laps of Sydney Motorsport Park
  • No rev-limiters so drive the car to your limits

Experience the unforgettable thrill of driving an F1-Style, open-wheel Formula Ford Race Car. Built for speed it was capable of achieving lap times similar to that of a V8 Supercar which is significantly faster than a Porsche 911.

Why You'll Love This

What's Included?

  • 20 Laps in a Formula Ford race car
  • Includes driver instruction by real race car drivers
  • Coffee, tea and water supplied
  • All race and safety equipment provided: helmets, race suits and boots

Driving a single-seater Formula Ford racing car is unlike anything else. These are real race cars! You'll be strapped into the open cockpit by a six-point racing harness with the quick release steering wheel in front of you. You'll have the gear stick on your right connected to a 4-speed close ratio, purpose-built racing gearbox. Seated only a couple of inches off the ground you can feel every bump and vibration as your super-responsive car reacts to every tiny adjustment you make. You will drive 20 blistering laps of Sydney Motorsport Park, Corporate Hill Section of the South Circuit. This consists of 2 orientation laps in a road car and 20 Laps on your own.

If you'd prefer not to be behind the wheel, passenger experiences are also available.

On the Day

Session Length

  • Please allow approximately 2- 3 hours for the experience.
  • Sessions run from 8am - 4pm, with 2 dates scheduled per month (dependent on availability)
  • Booking time will be confirmed by the experience provider
  • Please contact RedBalloon if you are looking to book more than six months in advance
  • Please arrive 30 mins prior to the session start time

Weather

In the event of rain or inclement weather your experience will still go ahead unless contacted by the experience provider.

Dress Code

If you have your own race gear, feel free to bring them along. Otherwise we supply all safety gear, helmets, boots and suits. Bring a hat, sunscreen, sunglasses and socks.

Other Info

When you are driving you are responsible for any damage done to the race vehicle.

... and Importantly

Guidelines

  • Not suitable for pregnant women those who suffer from certain medical conditions
  • Participants must have "P" standard manual driving license and be able to operate a manual gearbox
  • Participants will be required to sign an indemnity accepting liability for any damage to the car
  • Minimum age is 16 years. Participants under the age of 18 years will require a parent/guardian to sign such forms on their behalf
  • Maximum weight is 120kg
  • The minimum height on this experience is 152cm, and the max is 196cm

Cancellation

Once this experience has been confirmed changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to this policy:

Rescheduling

  • Over 30 days prior to the experience date: $20 per participant fee to change the experience date and time
  • Within 30 days of the experience date, No Shows and Late Arrivals: The supplier will endeavour to reschedule your day but cannot guarantee this. If your place can be filled an admin fee of $50 will apply to change booking dates. In the event that your place can not be filled participants may forfeit their experience and therefore are not entitled to a refund or to re-book. The supplier reserves the right to cancel or postpone any experience day, in which case your booking will be transferred to another suitable day.