V8 Driver Audition, 20 Laps - Sandown Raceway, Melbourne

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  • V8 Driver Audition, 20 Laps - Sandown Raceway, Melbourne

Ever dreamed of becoming a race car driver? This is your chance to make it happen. Adrenaline has partnered with Fastrack V8 Race Experience to search for hot lap driver to join their highly professional team.

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  • Description
    • Compete to win a dream job as a professional V8 driver
    • Drive a powerful V8 race car for 20 laps around Sandown Raceway
    • Be guided by real race car driver/instructors in the car with you

    Ever dreamed of becoming a race car driver? This is your chance to make it happen.

    Adrenaline has partnered with Fastrack V8 Race Experience to search for hot lap driver to join their highly professional team. This epic job includes a salary of $500 dollars per day for about 45 weekend days for at least one year. As the winner, you'll be paid to drive V8 hot laps at race speed on tracks across the country, giving hundreds of paying customers a thrilling high-speed ride. All airfares, car rental, accommodation and meals will be paid for.

    To audition, you'll drive an adrenaline-pumping 20 laps in a V8 Race Car around Melbourne's Sandown Raceway. Experience the most powerful 450 hp V8 race cars available to drive in Australia and get ready to tear up the track. First you'll receive instructions and tutoring from a professional driver, before your newfound knowledge and skills will be put to the test over 2x10 lap sessions, where you will be judged on:

    • Ability to make decisions around safety, fast (safety before ego)
    • Ability to be smooth
    • Steering wheel (car) control
    • Hitting apexes
    • Braking
    • Throttle control
    • Gear changes, smooth and clean up and down using heal and toe
    • Ability to remain relaxed and calm
    • Attitude towards customers (verbal)
    • Cockpit cycle (mirror, track, gauges, customer)
    • Consistency

    The 10 best drivers from around the country will then go into the final audition at Melbourne’s iconic Sandown Raceway. This is all included in your audition test package - all expenses, including airfares, food and accommodation the night before, will be paid by Adrenaline Fastrack V8 Race Experience.

    The final 10 applicants will drive three high-speed qualifying laps solo. Those three laps will be combined, then averaged to give the fastest overall time. The entrant with the fastest average time will be offered a one-year contract with Fastrack V8 Race as one of their professional hot lap drivers!

    The winner will be required to gain a CAMS license and undergo an extended training period with Fastrack V8 Race Experience at the company’s expense prior to the commencement of the contract. Plus, As a hot lap driver with Fastrack V8 Race Experience you’re free to keep your day job too!

    Follow in the footsteps of many current or past V8 Supercar and V8 Ute drivers who have gone before you, including Shane Van Gisbergen, David Reynolds, Steve Owen, Nathan Pretty, Nick Percat and Lucas Dumbrell. This is your chance to win your dream job, don't miss it.

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  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • You cannot have worked as a driving instructor/coach for Fastrack V8 Race Experience (either as a contractor or employee) since 1st of January 2017
    • You must acknowledge that the decision based on the judging criteria will be accepted as final
    • You must be able to fit into an XXXL race suit or smaller
    • Maximum height is 194cm and minimum height is 135cm
    • Maximum weight is below 130kg
    • No manual-transmission driving experience necessary
    • You must hold a minimum of a P-Plate licence to drive 
    • You must have a 0.00% blood alcohol reading on the day
    • The experience provider reserves the right to stop the car or refuse anyone found to be driving or acting in an unsafe manner

    What to Bring/Wear

    • Driving licence 
    • Adrenaline booking confirmation
    • Clothes appropriate for weather on the day
    • Comfortable pair of enclosed shoes
    • Sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses on sunny days
    • Spectators are welcome

    What is Supplied

    • 20 laps driving a V8 race car (run as 2 x 10 lap sessions including a practice session, then the judged qualifier session)
    • Chance to win a one year contract with Fastrack V8 Race as one of their professional hot lap drivers
    • Racing attire
    • Briefing about the ride, racing and safety
    • Full tuition for driving courses by professional race drivers
    • Provision of all safety gear and safety personnel
    • Multiple camera video footage of your experience is available to purchase on the day
    • Complimentary tea and coffee will be available at the reception on the day 

    More Information

    • Limited available dates throughout the year

    Cancellation Policy

    • Change your booking up to 48 hours before the start time of your experience
    • Changes are not permitted within 48 hours of your experience
    • Late arrivals or no shows may result in you forfeiting your experience

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Location

Sandown Raceway (Melbourne)

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