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V8 Hot Laps with John Bowe - 3 Laps - Melbourne

Sandown Raceway, VIC - Show on map
For 1 person
$349 each
$349 each

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  • Experience hot laps in a V8 race car
  • Driven by a legendary race car driver, John Bowe
  • One of the best race tracks, favoured by professional drivers and instructors

Jump in the front seat of a real V8 race car for a ride like no other! Sitting beside Australian V8 legend John Bowe, experience the high speeds and thrills of a professional V8 race. Watch the mastery of your professional race car driver as he thunders down straights and slides around corners.

What's Included?

  • Three front seat passenger laps with V8 legend John Bowe
  • Pre-drive briefing, use of race suit and open face helmet

This unforgettable experiences begins when you sign in and get kitted out in your gear; you'll feel like a racing celebrity in a full suit and helmet! Next up, you'll meet your driver, the legendary John Bowe, before getting strapped into the V8 race car. As soon as your driver is ready, you'll be off; zooming down the straights, sliding round corners and clocking incredible speeds. You'll get to experience all the sounds, smells and excitement the professionals do, without the pressure of actually driving!

Session Length

  • This is a three hour event which includes your briefing and drive
  • Available on select days only
  • V8 Race Experiences are subject to availability so it is advisable to book at least eight weeks in advance. Longer advance bookings are recommended for peak times including weekends and holidays


  • Participants must be drug and alcohol free. Participants who arrive on the day of their experience and do not adhere to these guidelines will forfeit their experience
  • The biggest suit is size XXXL so height and weight restrictions may stop you from completing the experience, please enquire when booking
  • Please note there is an excess paid to the experience provider in the event of any damage caused to the car
  • Participants need to be within the maximum height of 194cm and minimum height of 135cm with maximum weight below 130kg


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

  • Once you have made a booking, cancellation charges may apply if you are unable to attend
  • Requests to change a booking within 7-14 days of the confirmed date will result in the forfeiture of the booking and incur a $30 rebooking fee
  • Requests to change a booking less than 7 days of the confirmed date will result in the forfeiture of the booking and incur a $50 rebooking fee provided the voucher is within expiry
  • Event dates are subject to change without notice by the venue owner and V8 Race Experiencee will endeavour to provide alternative dates should this situation arise

Numbers on the Day

Your briefing will be held in a group of approximately 20-25 people.


Weather information is available on the event day by calling 0400226219 from 7am.

Dress Code

Please wear comfortable, enclosed flat-soled shoes.

Other Info

Participants will be required to sign an indemnity and in the event of an accident will be liable to cover the first $3000 towards the repair costs of the car.

This experience takes place in Springvale, VIC.