Race car driving in Tasmania: The ultimate guide
The best place to get speedy in Tasmania is with you in the car driving on a professional track.
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Get strapped in and get ready for the experience of a lifetime while you drive and get coached by a professional driver.
If you want to feel top speeds without being behind the wheel, then you can experience how the pros drive while you sit in the hot seat beside the driver or in the back.
Get the best deals for race car driving in Tasmania and pick the best experience for you with this comparison guide.
Race car driving in Tasmania deals
Where can I do race car driving in Tasmania?
- V8 Race - Launceston
- Baskerville Raceway - Hobart
Our top picks: Race car driving you can book now:
Best for price (cheapest): V8 Race Car Front Seat Hot Laps Ride, V8 Race from RedBalloon
- Ride in a real V8 race car
- Be driven by a professional
- Includes three laps in the front seat
- Prices start at $199
Best for experience length: V8 Drive and Back Seat Hot Laps Combo Package, V8 Race from RedBalloon
- Experience a total of nine thrilling laps
- Drive six laps yourself in a real V8 race car
- Have a professional drive you at top speeds for three laps
- Get instruction from a pro driver
Best for first timers: V8 Race Car Driving, V8 Race from RedBalloon
- Drive on a real race circuit
- Reach speeds of up to 200km/h
- Be instructed by a pro race car driver
- Includes driving four laps
Best for experienced drivers: V8 Drive and Front Seat Hot Laps, V8 Race from RedBalloon
- Drive a V8 race car for six laps
- Ride in the front hot seat for three laps
- Get guidance from a professional driver
- Have a pro take you around the track at top speeds
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Race car driving experiences compared
|Experience||Book through||Price||Location||Duration||Extras/inclusions||Suitable for|
|V8 Race Car Front Seat Hot Laps Ride - 3 Laps||RedBalloon||$199||Launceston||3 laps||Safety equipment, passenger experience||Any age, minimum height of 135cm|
|V8 Race Car Driving - 4 Laps||RedBalloon||$249||Launceston||4 laps||Safety equipment, driving experience||18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)|
|V8 Race Car Driving - 6 Laps||RedBalloon||$349||Launceston||6 laps||Safety equipment, driving experience||18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)|
|V8 Drive and Back Seat Hot Laps Combo Package - 9 Laps||RedBalloon||$449||Launceston||9 laps||Safety equipment, driving and passenger experience||18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)|
|V8 Drive and Front Seat Hot Laps - 9 Laps||RedBalloon||$499||Launceston||9 laps||Safety equipment, driving and passenger experience||18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)|
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