Our V8 Ute Driving Experience will put you behind the wheel of a fully race prepared V8 Holden Ute for 5 fast laps at Barbagallo Raceway, near Perth. Yes thats correct, you drive a V8 racing ute for 5 laps! Your professional driver talks you through each turn, giving you expert tuition, but you are the one in control of the V8 Ute.
About Barbagallo Raceway
This V8 Ute Driving experience is on the long V8 Supercars Championship Track at Barbagallo raceway. It is 2.42 km (1.51 mi) long with 7 turns.
What to expect at a V8 Ute Driving Experience experience
On the day you'll be briefed on safety and suited up. You will be driven round the Barbagallo's long racing circuit by your instructor who will point out braking points, gear changes and acceleration areas. Now its your turn! Remember Barbagallo will throw everything at you as you navigate the 7 turns including the esses and down into Kobe corner. But don't worry, your driving instructor is right next to you, guiding your every action.
Our local race drivers have both National and International experience, achieving championship winning results.
V8 Ute Driving Experience includes:
- Drive a race prepared V8 Holden Ute around the long track at Barbagallo Raceway
- All instructors are professional race drivers
- You drive 5 laps, a total of 12.1 kms
- Race suits, helmets and gloves provided
- Driver tuition by a professional race car driver
40 minute drive north from the Perth CBD
There are 2 sessions daily 1.00pm, 3.00pm. Please arrive 45 minutes before your experience starts.
- Pets are not allowed. All participants must be drug and alcohol free.
- You need to be 18 and able to drive a manual vehicle. Must present current Australian full driver license, P Plate or International driver license.
- Unfortunately we cannot allow any pregnant women to participate.
- You will be asked to sign an indemnity form to the organisers on the day to participate.
- Wear comfortable clothing (dresses or skirts are not suitable) and enclosed footwear (runners or similar).
- Race Suits, Helmets and Gloves are provided (there is a weight and height restriction - under 130 kg, 135cm to 194cm)
- Drinks available on the day.
In the event of rain your experience will be rescheduled.
You MUST bring your voucher with you on your event day to be eligible to participate in the experience.
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