Jump in the passenger seat and prepare for the fastest, most wildest ride of your life! Whether you're a racing fan or simply love going fast, you definitely don't want to miss this once in a lifetime chance to ride in this amazing Holden V8 Commodore racecar! Hop in the passenger's seat as an expert driver takes you for 2 insanely fast Hot Laps around Taupo Raceway, giving you a real insight into the world of V8 racing and providing the most unforgettable experience possible on four wheels!
Kick off your experience by meeting your professional racecar driver, who will give you a quick overview of the car and the track and then get suited up in your helmet and full Holden race suit. Ask any questions you may have, then climb in, get buckled up and prepare for your high speed thrill ride!
There is no doubt your heart will be pounding when the driver fires up the engine and you'll start to get a real idea of the Commodore's power as you hear its deafening roar! Once you get the green light, the driver will slam on the gas and send you rocketing down the track, drifting through the corners and flying down the straights faster than you can even imagine!
Once your Hot Laps are complete, you'll receive your personalised certificate to remember your ride, although there is not a chance you'll ever be able to forget the incredible sensation riding in a V8 racecar provides! With modern safety equipment and highly experienced, expert drivers, there is no reason to fear, allowing you to sit back and enjoy the G forces as you speed around the track!
Sure to satisfy your need for speed - book today to enjoy the most amazing ride of your life!
Bookings cannot be cancelled within 4 weeks of your booking.
Additional merchandise is available for purchase on the day.
Feel free to bring your own cameras/video cameras.
Spectators are welcome to come and watch!
Closed lace up shoes are required.
Q. Does it proceed if it is wet?
A. Yes it does. Generally speaking, rain will not adversely affect our Holden V8 Race Drive Experience sessions, unless in the expert opinion of our Race Experience personnel, that the prevailing weather and/or track conditions have become too extreme and are unsuitable to safely continue.
In this respect, their expert decision regarding operational safety will be binding, final and absolute.
The safety of our participants and our professional Holden V8 drivers is absolutely paramount. We will take all practical and necessary steps to at all times ensure that the V8 Race Experience sessions are conducted safely and professionally.
Q. Do you supply safety equipment?
A. Yes, this experience is a full time professionally operated organisation that takes all practicable steps to ensure your safety and enjoyment.We have a full range of safety helmets for our participants to utilise and an extensive selection and range of racesuit overalls.
Q. Do I have to pre-book to do the experience?
A. Yes you do. In order to ensure that the venue, staff and vehicle resources are all in place to professionally conduct our V8 Race Experience, it is essential that bookings are made and confirmed in advance.
Q. Is there an age limit?
A. Our 400kw Holden V8 Race Experience drives are suitable for participants of all ages. To date, our youngest drive participant has been 16yrs old and our oldest drive participant has been 79yrs old. Please note any participants under the age of 18yrs will require the written approval of a parent or guardian.
Q. Are there any Fords available?
A. No there are no Fords available.