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V8 Race Car Drive, 10 Laps - Taupo, NZ

V8 Race Car Drive, 10 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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  • 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 10 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
  • 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
    • 10 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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Taupo International Raceway (Taupo)