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V8 Race Car Drive, 8 Laps - Taupo, NZ

V8 Race Car Drive, 8 Laps - Taupo, NZ

The thrill of driving a race-prepared V8 Race car around a full-sized raceway is one few will forget. This adventure gives the opportunity for a spirited drive in a Holden or Ford V8 at race speeds.

Taupo International Raceway (Taupo)
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Item: V812478RA
Our Price: NZD$375
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  • Description

    The thrill of driving a race-prepared V8 Racecar around a full-sized race track is one few will forget. Usually reserved for professional drivers, this adventure gives the opportunity for a spirited drive in either a Holden or Ford V8 Racecar at race speeds!

    • You drive 8 laps of Taupo Motorsport Park
    • Track prepared V8 Race Car
    • Sighting lap of the circuit with a pro before your drive
    • A certificate completes your experience

    Expect a tea or coffee over a full safety briefing and introduction with an experienced and professional instructor. Then it's on with the helmet, race-suit and gloves for a track briefing, with emphasis on braking points, racing lines and acceleration techniques. With the instructor at your side you are set to go with some blistering adrenalin-fuelled laps of Taupo Motorsport Park. 2-way radio communication is installed to make sure you get the most from the experience.

    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
    Intensity: 4.0 Intensity
  • Next Available Dates
    17 Dec 16  (Saturday)
    Places
    31 Dec 16  (Saturday)
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  • Reviews
    5 Reviews
    4.8 out of 5

    I had an awesome experience and will recommend it to others.

    Kevin K   5 out of 5

    Fast and furious AND my hubby got to take the wheel. We couldn't wipe the smile of his face for the next 24 hours. A sure fire way to beat the getting older blues- Cheers

    Amanda B   4 out of 5

    Awesome day, thanks guys. Very well run by an exceptional team. Would recommend this to anyone

    Dale M   5 out of 5

    Great gift for my Ford loving lady, she had a ball, am going to treat my daughter for her 18th, BUT, we feel a ladies leaderboard should be done, my lady liked to show off her name when we went to peoples places, but now she cant...BE FAIR!!!!....lol

    Ian C   5 out of 5

    I had an absolutely awesome experience. Everyone involved made it an unforgetable time. What's more my family of spectators were able to join in the experience and all thoroughly enjoyed their day as well

    John D   5 out of 5
  • Experience Details

    Fitness and Experience

    • For the V8 drive experience you must have a current drivers license and experience in a manual transmission car
    • No real fitness is required but if you have any medical concerns or dietary restrictions, please advise us as soon as possible so that we may accommodate you

    What to Bring/Wear

    • You must bring your drivers license on the day
    • Wear clothes appropriate for weather on the day
    • Wear a comfortable pair of enclosed shoes
    • Bring sunscreen, a hat and sunglasses on hot sunny days
    • Definitely bring your camera

    What is Supplied

    • Racing attire
    • Briefing about the ride, racing and safety
    • Full instructor and DVD tuition for driving courses by professional race drivers
    • 1 observation lap as a passenger prior to driving the car
    • 8 self-drive laps with a race driver at your side
    • Provision of all safety gear and safety personnel whom are always present
    • Souvenir folder with telemetry printout, a certificate and an A4 photo
    • Your friend gets to ride along on your tuition laps!

    More Information

    BONUS - your friend gets to ride along on your tuition laps!

    THE CARS:

    FORD FALCON V8 RACE CAR

    • 5.4l 
    • Fuel injection
    • 5 speed manual transmission
    • Shocks and suspension prepared by Isaac Perfomance
    • Wheels - ROH 17" wheels with Dunlop V8 Race Slicks
    • Brakes - PBR Rotors and Hawk race pads

    HOLDEN COMMODORE V8 RACE CAR

    • 5.7l
    • Fuel injection 
    • 6 speed manual transmission
    • Shocks and suspension prepared by Isaac Perfomance
    • Wheels - ROH 17" wheels with Dunlop V8 Race Slicks
    • Brakes - PBR Rotors and Hawk race pads

    THE CIRCUIT:

    Drive a V8 racecar at Taupo Motorsport Park, New Zealand's premier motorsport venue. As an international qualifying race circuit Taupo Motorsport Park plays host to top world motorsport events. 

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