What's it really like to drive a V8 supercar?
Always wanted to be a race car driver? This is about as close as it gets to bringing the dream to life. You’ll be amazed at the acceleration, speed and handling of these incredible supercars. We can’t promise your driving skills will match up to your racing heroes, but having a real race car driver sat alongside you certainly helps.
You’ll be given pre-drive tuition and supplied with all the necessary safety gear and clothing, so relax, you’re in safe hands.
Your instructor will give you expert instruction through the intercom as you drive, to make sure you go as fast as you can while remaining safe. This will make sure you’re making the very best of the experience. You’ll pick up tips on gear changes, vehicle control, efficient acceleration and braking, cornering, steering, apexes and exiting and more besides.
It’s a lot of fun being behind the wheel and there are no speed limits on the track, so prepare to be blown away.
What engines do V8 supercars use?
The car you’ll drive on your race experience at Adelaide’s Mallala Motorsport Park will be a track-prepared V8 six-speed Commodore or Monaro. These are approved by the Confederation of Australian Motor Sport (CAMS), with supercar 6-pot brakes, racing slicks, Bilstein suspension and Racing gearbox this is not your ordinary car.
Where can I do V8 supercar driving in Adelaide?
Mallala Motorsport Park, 55km north of Adelaide is the premium location for V8 experiences in South Australia. This 2.6km track has 10 turns, making it a real thrill to drive.
Keen to give it a try? Take a look at the full range of V8 experiences at Mallala Motorsport Park and see if there’s an option you’re keen on.
For an even bigger rush, experience the car pushed to its limits with a hot laps front seat option. A popular option is the exclusive 10 lap combo, giving you 8 laps at the wheel and 3 exhilarating laps as a passenger. If you think you were travelling fast while driving, wait until a professional racing driver takes the wheel! These hot laps are a drive you’ll never forget.
Alternatively, how about the 7 lap combo? This is another front seat exclusive, with 4 laps driving and 3 in the passenger seat.
Why book a V8 supercar driving experience in Adelaide at Adrenaline?
Adrenaline has a huge selection of V8 driving and hot laps experiences to choose from. These are from trusted providers with years of experience in delivering a professional and fun V8 race days.
You can narrow down your search by state and price range, as well as sort by lowest price to highest price. The booking process is easy, simply select a time and date, click ‘Book Now’ and fill in a few details to complete. Remember to take your booking confirmation and driver’s licence with you on the day.
Considering buying a V8 racing experience as a gift and struggling to decide on the right option or time? You can always buy a gift voucher instead. Adrenaline gift vouchers can be purchased in a denomination to suit you and you can choose the exact amount you’d like if you wish.
This gives totally flexibility to the recipient, with three years’ validity and the chance to pick an experience of their choice.