Racecar Driving Experiences & Hotlaps

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    V8 Drive & Ride Front 6 + 3 laps

    This drive and hot laps combo is guaranteed to put a smile on your face that can't be wiped away. This is a great value high speed double that puts you in a race suit and helmet, then behind the wheel for 6 laps full tilt with your own in-car Coach. If that's not enough, you are then also blasting around in the front seat for 3 hot laps with a real pro driving the wheels off the V8 racer! What a blast!

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    Master Blast Combo Package - 6 lap V8Race Drive PLUS 3 FRONT Seat hot laps with John Bowe

    Experience the thrill of driving 6 LAPS at Sandown Raceway and then being driven for 3 LAPS as a FRONT Seat Passenger by twice Bathurst winner and Australian V8 Supercar Hall of Fame racer, John Bowe. THREE DATES ONLY: 2nd of June, 13th of October & 9th of December 2018 PLEASE CALL TO BOOK

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    V8 Drive & Ride Back 6 + 3 laps

    This is a great value drive and hot lap combo where you actually get behind the wheel yourself and if that's not enough, you blast around in the back seat also with a real pro driving! Go full-tilt for 6 awesome laps of performance driving and then jump in for a race ride in the back of a hot laps car and hang on as a CAMS racing pro blasts it for another 3 laps.


Sandown V8 Hot Laps

Sandown Raceway, the Home Of Horsepower in Springvale is Melbourne's finest car and horse racing track and is home of the legendary Sandown 500. Only through V8RACE can you join a professional driver for a day of speeding down the straights and whizzing around the turns. Tackle the famous tricky Dandenong Road corners for yourself in a V8 race experience at Sandown. Choose to drive a V8 race car at Sandown, or take a V8 hot lap that will blow your mind!


A V8 race at Sandown is a fast and furious day out like no other, and with our hot laps and car driving experiences you or a friend can be part of it. Sandown is a legendary track, and the ideal setting for testing the handling and honing your V8 race skills.



V8RACE has tested and selected its Performance Partner brands to ensure our cars and your experience is exciting and safe. Click on the below logo's to read up on each of our partners.
  • Hankook logo

    Hankook Tyre was chosen as the exclusive tyre partner of V8Race for one reason: confidence.

    The same confidence you experienced first-hand with your V8RACE drive is the same confidence offered on all Hankook tyres.

    Hankook Tyre is one of the world's largest and fastest growing tyre manufacturer for radial tyres for passenger cars, light trucks (SUVs, RVs, and etc.), trucks, and buses. Hankook Tyre also develops cutting-edge technologies to upgrade customer satisfaction through high-quality products.

    To find out more about Hankook performance tyres and your local dealer visit

  • Rentco logo

    Rentco has Australia’s largest range of heavy duty transport rental equipment helping people in their business by solving problems - supplying the quality equipment they need, right when they need it.

    For more information visit.

  • dba logo

    V8RACE uses exclusively DBA’s high-series enhanced performance rotor, featuring Thermal Stability Profiling for improved heat handling, Thermo-Graphic paint markings for effective heat monitoring and Kangaroo Paw ventilation which runs cooler, stronger and outperforms traditional straight vane disc rotors by up to 20%.

    For more information visit.

  • Ferodo logo

    Ferodo is the undisputed leader in brake pad technology.

    V8RACE relies on Ferodo DS Performance brake pads for consistent pedal feel from cold to hot and performance in high temperatures of up to 650 degrees.

    If you feel you do not require that level of braking you may be interested in the new Ferodo Thermo Quiet range of brake pads featuring Ferodo IMI™ silent technology.

    For more information visit.

  • Fuso logo

    If you're in the market for a new truck or small bus, FUSO has the right product to suit your specific needs.

    For more information visit.

  • Clutch logo

    V8RACE needs a clutch system that strikes a balance between higher torque capacity, drivability and reliability.

    The Track Series range used exclusively by V8RACE is designed to strike that balance allowing our drivers to drive hard and fast.

    For more information visit.

  • Wynns logo

    Wynn's Australia provide a unique range of Automotive Chemical Products & Service Equipment for the Professional Workshop market, as well as a large range of products for the do-it-yourself motoring enthusiast.

    Wynn’s products & equipment provide V8RACE vehicles with preventative and corrective maintenance which enhance the performance of our engines, transmissions, steering units, fuel systems and cooling systems.

    Wynn’s Products are proudly Australian made.......When it’s Wynn’s it works!

    For more information visit.

  • Galmet logo

    The Galmet family of metal protection products began back in 1960, and over 50 years the Galmet range continues to be made in Australia and has established itself as Australia’s premium anti-rust products. Galmet’s metal protection range of anti-corrosive coatings and paints are designed to preserve and protect both new and old steel structures and assets.

    Galmet offers only the very best in zinc paint solutions for both galvanized steel and galvanized steel painting. Galmet’s Metal Protection range of paints and coatings provide corrosion resistance and corrosion protection which enable users to treat and prevent the formation of rust.

    For more information visit.

  • Valvoline logo

    Valvoline’s association with motorsport sponsorship is part of its heritage and was the optimal choice for V8RACE’s demanding requirements.

    Winning racers have relied on Valvoline since the first race in the USA, in Chicago in 1895. It’s on the race track where Valvoline delivers its promise of high performance.

    For more information visit.

  • Burson logo

    V8RACE maintains all elements of its race car fleet using Burson’s wide range of parts and stores throughout Australia.

    When you need to find the right partner to get the job done properly, we recommend Burson for trusted market leading brands, workshop equipment solutions, superior service and rapid delivery.

    Visit for your closest Burson store.

  • Armor All logo

    Armor All has been our Official Car Care Performance Partner since 2007. We use Armor All Car Care products to “keep our cars looking like new”.

    For more information visit.

  • Herrod logo

    Since the company’s inception began back in 1978, Herrod Motorsport has grown to be the trusted name as "The" Ford enhancement specialist. Herrod Motorsport is continually developing and revising our performance product range and services for the Ford BA, BF & FG models.

    V8RACE uses Herrod’s SCT Performance tuning services so that you can get the absolute most out of your V8RACE experience drive. Enjoy driving your own car even more with Herrod/SCT performance tune – click for more info.

  • CSA logo

    The new “Think Big” CSA Alloy Wheel range, owned by Mullins Wheels has the benefit of over 100 years of manufacturing experience.

    Now with the release of the “Think Big” range into the market place, like V8RACE our customers have found it to be just what they are looking for... Great styles, hot looks, even better fitments and finishes.

    For more information visit.

  • Protec logo

    Protec are the official paint supplier of V8RACE and have been keeping our cars looking new since 2005.

    Protec is a leading manufacturer of superior coatings for the Automotive and Industrial markets and have been manufacturing quality coatings that are suited to the harsh Australian conditions for over 30 years.

    For more information visit.

  • SKF logo

    From the company that invented the self aligning ball bearing over 100 years ago. Today SKF leads the world in the research, design and manufacture of ball and roller bearing products.

    For more information visit.

  • Tectlaoy logo

    V8RACE protects its radiator performance and engines by using Tectaloy pre-mixed radiator coolants.

    The Tectaloy range of products meets the demands of V8RACE Experience during extreme conditions all year round, reducing overheating, aluminium corrosion and rust, heat transfer loss and rubber hose breakdown.

    View the full range of Tectaloy products by visiting

    This quality range is available in Australia with other top automotive brands from Automotive Aftermarket Technologies.

    For more information visit.

  • Ford logo

    Our partnership with Ford has been going strong since 2004 giving our blue blooded customers the opportunity to experience what it is really like to sit behind the wheel of a real Ford race car.

    For more information visit.