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

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Up to 11% off Perth activities + an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include driving experience, bike tours, kayaking, art workshops, spa treatments, skydiving and much more.

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Up to 25% off driving experiences + an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you spend a minimum of $250. Activities include rally driving, go-karting, quad-biking and more. Destinations include Sunshine Coast, Newcastle, Perth, Melbourne, Hobart and more. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 42% off things to do in Sydney

Available on activities including soccer classes, driving experiences, hot air balloon flights, skydives, kayak tours, quad biking tours, whale watching cruises, jet boat rides and more.

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Up to 25% off Melbourne activities + an extra $10 off with code

Available on select travel dates until 2022 on activities including rafting, abseiling, driving experiences, snow tours, attraction passes, sightseeing tours and more. Minimum spend of $300 required. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 50% off things to do in Adelaide

Available on select travel dates for activities like virtual reality driving experiences, kayaking, helicopter flights, skydiving, abseiling, tail ship cruises and more.

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Up to 27% off things to do in Cairns

Available on select travel dates for activities like driving experiences, helmet diving, helicopter flights, bungy jumping, water rafting, scuba diving, skydiving and more.

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Up to 40% off things to do in Melbourne

Available on select travel dates for activities such as driving experiences, helicopter flights, skydives, hot air balloon flights, whale watching and sightseeing cruises and more.

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Up to 50% off things to do in Brisbane

Available on select travel dates for activities like driving experiences, helicopter flights, jet boat rides, skydives, dinner cruises, cooking classes and more.

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Up to 31% off things to do in the Gold Coast

Available on select dates for activities like driving experiences, hot air balloon flights, helicopter scenic flights, jet ski and boat rides, skydives and more.

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Up to 22% off Brisbane activities

Available on select dates and experiences including indoor skydiving, rally driving, bridge climbing, kayaking and more. T&Cs apply.

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Things to do in Brisbane from $18 + an extra $5 off with code

Available on select dates when you buy 2 or more vouchers. Activities include bridge climbs, getaways, brewery tours, driving experiences, cooking classes and spa treatments. Sample fare is for a SupaGolf experience. T&Cs apply.

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Up to 74% off things to do in Adelaide

Available on select dates and activities including skydiving, wine tours, kayaking, classes, rally driving and more. T&Cs apply.

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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

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

Highlights:

  • Ride in a real V8 race car
  • Be driven by a professional
  • Includes three laps in the front seat
  • Prices start at $199
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Best for experience length: V8 Drive and Back Seat Hot Laps Combo Package, V8 Race

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

Highlights:

  • 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
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Best for first timers: V8 Race Car Driving, V8 Race

Best for first timers: V8 Race Car Driving, V8 Race from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • 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
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Best for experienced drivers: V8 Drive and Front Seat Hot Laps, V8 Race

Best for experienced drivers: V8 Drive and Front Seat Hot Laps, V8 Race from RedBalloon

Highlights:

  • 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

ExperienceBook throughPriceLocationDurationExtras/inclusionsSuitable for
V8 Race Car Front Seat Hot Laps Ride - 3 LapsRedBalloon$199Launceston3 lapsSafety equipment, passenger experienceAny age, minimum height of 135cm
V8 Race Car Driving - 4 LapsRedBalloon$249Launceston4 lapsSafety equipment, driving experience18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)
V8 Race Car Driving - 6 LapsRedBalloon$349Launceston6 lapsSafety equipment, driving experience18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)
V8 Drive and Back Seat Hot Laps Combo Package - 9 LapsRedBalloon$449Launceston9 lapsSafety equipment, driving and passenger experience18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)
V8 Drive and Front Seat Hot Laps - 9 LapsRedBalloon$499Launceston9 lapsSafety equipment, driving and passenger experience18 years or older, must hold valid driver’s licence (P plate or higher)

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