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Race Car Driving in Melbourne: The ultimate guide

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

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 67% off + extra $15 with code

Valid sitewide on experiences $79 or more across Australia including skydiving, driving, go karting, sailing, hot air ballooning, diving, bridge climbing and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off driving experiences

Valid for use on select driving experiences. Destinations include Brisbane, Hunter Valley, Gold Coast and more. 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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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 40% off driving experiences

Valid on select dates and experiences like off-road racing, karting, classic car hire, defensive driving, rally driving, V8 experiences and more. T&Cs apply.

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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

Stephanie Yip

Stephanie is the travel editor at finder.com.au. On top of being an avid traveller, she's an all-round bargain hunter. If there's a deal on hotels or a sale on flights, she'll know about it. And she'll let you know about it, too. Though probably not before she buys her own ticket.

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