V8 Race Car Driving Experience - 6 Laps - Melbourne - VIC

Sandown Raceway, VIC - Show on map
VRE560
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3 hours
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Highlights

  • Drive a real V8 race car
  • Instructors are all professional race car drivers
  • Speeds of up to 200kph!

Experience an exhilarating V8 race car driving event where you actually get to DRIVE a V8 race car on a championship race track. Be part of Australia's premier race car driving experience and get your adrenalin pumping for 6 laps behind the wheel of a V8 race car!

What's Included?

  • You drive 6 laps
  • Race suits and helmets will be provided
  • Driver briefing is held before the race event

Your V8 race car drive day begins as you register at reception prior to your pre-drive tuition. This will prepare you for driving a race prepared V8 race car with information on handling the car, cornering, braking and the track map. You are then ushered to pit lane and fitted with your own race suit and helmet. Prior to your drive, you'll be asked whether you would prefer an automatic or manual, Ford or Holden to drive! You are then strapped in behind the wheel, introduced to your personal in-car coach and off you go for your drive of a lifetime! Through an intercom system built into the helmets, your in-car coach will encourage you through your drive with advice on gear changes and brake points so that you can drive fast and safely. While not a race, there are no limits on speed and overtaking is common during this thrilling drive experience!

Session Length

  • This is a 2-3 hour event including the briefing and driving
  • There are set race dates during the year, please check the calendar for availability

Guidelines

  • You need to be 18 and hold your P-plate license at a minimum
  • All participants must be drug and alcohol free
  • A V8 automatic Holden is available for drivers who don't hold a manual license
  • Participants who arrive on the day of their experience and do not adhere to these guidelines will forfeit their experience
  • Minimum and maximum height limit of 135cm-194cm with max weight at 130-135kg

Please note there is an excess paid to the experience provider in the event of any damage caused to the car.

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 7 workings days prior to the event: No charge
  • 7 to 1 days until the event: $30 per participant fee to change the experience date and time

Supplier Cancellations – Please click here to view terms and conditions.  

Numbers on the Day

  • Your briefing will be held in a group of approximately 20-25 people
  • Your drive experience is one-on-one with a personal in-car coach

Spectators

Spectators are welcome and are admitted to the track at no charge. Cameras and recorders can be used at all times excluding during the driver’s briefing. You can bring your own food and snacks. No animals or alcohol are permitted.

Weather

  • Call weather check on 0400226219 from 7am on event day for weather conditions
  • If your experience is cancelled, call 1800 887 223 [press 5] during Mon to Fri 9-5 pm to reschedule

Dress Code

  • Please wear comfortable clothing and flat soled shoes on the day such as runners
  • The race suit can be worn over normal clothing

Other Info

  • In the event of an accident you will be liable to cover the first $3000 towards the repair costs of the car.
  • You can choose to purchase an Speed Stick (In-Car USB Recording) and/or Super Photo Souvenir on the day. These are sold for $60 each.

This experience takes place at Sandown Raceway, VIC.