Race Car Driving in Melbourne: The ultimate guide

Get speedy at Melbourne’s hottest race car track in the city.

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Take a back seat or hop in the driver’s seat yourself and drive a real V8 race car for an exhilarating experience.

At the closest race track to Melbourne, you can not only drive or watch but you can also try your skills at stunt driving with an experienced and professional coach.

Get behind the wheel with these tops deals for race car driving in Melbourne for any level.


Race car driving in Melbourne deals

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Up to 50% off experiences + extra 15% off sitwide

Available on all dates including over Christmas and New Year on activities like hot air balloon ride, aerobatic flights, V8 race car driving and more when you spend $249. Destinations include Sydney, Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.

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Extra 10% off with code

Available sitewide on all experiences, including skydiving, V8 race car driving, hot air balloons, jetboats and more. Minimum spend of $100. T&Cs apply.

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2-for-1 experiences and activities

Buy one get one free on a range of experiences across Australia. Offers change regularly, but often include sightseeing cruises, abseiling, dining, hot air ballooning, quadbiking, jet boating, scenic flights, helicopter rides, flying lessons, classic car hire, driving and rally car experiences and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to $100 off V8 experiences

Valid on select dates and experiences like supercar drive days, off-road racing, karting, classic car hire, defensive driving, rally driving and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 30% off rally driving

Valid on select dates and experiences like supercar drive days, off-road racing, karting, classic car hire, defensive driving, V8 experiences and more. Destinations includ Sydney. Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.

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Popular Tourist Attractions & Experiences coupon codes

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13 Dec 2019 Up to 50% off experiences + extra 15% off sitwide FIN****
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21 Nov 2019 Year-end sale: Extra $10 off experiences with code YEA****
20 Nov 2019 Christmas sale: Extra $30 off skydiving with code SAN****

Where can I do race car driving in Melbourne?

  • V8 Race, Sandown Raceway

Our top picks:

Best for price: V8 Race Car Front Seat Hot Laps Ride, V8 Race

Best for price: V8 Race Car Front Seat Hot Laps Ride, V8 Race from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Car driven by a professional race car driver
  • 3 front seat hot laps
  • Use of race suit and helmet included
  • Safety briefing
  • Prices start at $199

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Best for value: V8 Race Car and Stunt Driving Experience, V8 Race

Best for value: V8 Race Car and Stunt Driving Experience, V8 Race from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Learn stunt driving skills
  • Professional coaching in car
  • 4 laps driving the car yourself from $498
  • Use of race suit and helmet included

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Best for experience length: V8 Drive and Backseat Hot Laps Combo Package, V8 Race

Best for experience length: V8 Drive and Backseat Hot Laps Combo Package, V8 Race from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Drive 6 laps
  • 3 back seat hot laps with a professional driver
  • Use of race suit and helmet included
  • Driver briefing

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Best for experienced drivers: V8 Race Car Driving Experience, V8 Race

Best for experienced drivers: V8 Race Car Driving Experience, V8 Race from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • Drive a real V8 sports car
  • Reach speeds of up to 200kph
  • Drive 6 full laps
  • Drive on a championship track

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Race car driving in Melbourne packages compared

PackagePrice Location Duration Suitable for
V8 Race Car Front Seat Hot Laps Ride (3 laps)$199Sandown Raceway3 laps
  • Drivers 18+ who hold at least a P-plate licence
V8 Race Car Driving (4 laps)$249Sandown Raceway4 laps
  • Drivers 18+ who hold at least a P-plate licence
V8 Race Car Driving Experience (6 laps$349Sandown Raceway6 laps
  • Drivers 18+ who hold at least a P-plate licence
V8 Drive and Back Seat Hot Laps Combo (9 laps$449Sandown Raceway9 laps
  • Drivers 18+ who hold at least a P-plate licence
V8 Race Car and Stunt Driving Experience$498Sandown Raceway4 laps + stunt driving course
  • Drivers 18+ who hold at least a P-plate licence

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