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Master Blaster – John Bowe Ride Front 3 laps at Sandown

Sandown Raceway - Melbourne, VIC

Every motorsport fan in Australia knows the V8 legends; Brock, Johnson, Bowe, Ingall, Skaife, etc. It’s cool to meet them, but it’s something extra special to get exhilarating laps in the front seat and witnessing their mastery of racing. Thrill a special person in your life with the rare opportunity to meet and then be driven flat out by V8 and Bathurst champion, John Bowe.

  • 3 hot laps riding in the front seat with Australian V8 legend John Bowe
  • Use of a race suit and open face helmet
  • Cars have electronic lap counters with laps measured from pit to pit

On arrival you will sign on and be kitted up into your race attire, have your photo taken in our professional photo garage and when ready, have your helmet fitted and be strapped into the front passenger seat of our John Bowe V8 race Car for 3 thrilling laps around the circuit at ridiculous speeds that will leave you addicted.

Extras available for purchase:

  • Large framed twin photo souvenir
  • Live action video in-car recording

Race Track Facts

Sandown Raceway is a 3.1km circuit and features 13 corners.

The Track

The circuit is considered a power circuit with key features such as its drag strip front (899 metres) and back (910 metres) straights, and it’s exciting back straight which leads to a very fast entry into Sandown’s Dandenong Road corner.

Built in the early 60’s, Sandown’s Motor Circuit has long stood as the premium car racing circuit in Melbourne with major events such as the Sandown 500, Australian Grand Prix, Tasman Series and World Sportscar Championship being hosted at the venue. Names such as Moss, Brabham, Brock, Bowe, Skaife and Richards all having competed at the fast and famous circuit.

On the day

Weather Information

Your Fastrack V8 Race experience is weather dependent.

If it’s raining before you leave home, please call our weather check number on 0412 018 035 for a recording with the latest track and weather conditions.

If a total or partial rainout does occur, your booking will automatically be turned into a gift voucher and will be emailed to you.

Session Length

Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your booking time. Allow approx. 3 hours max to complete your full experience at the track. If you happen to be running late, please continue to the track and we’ll endeavour to fit you in (only for 8 am – 2 pm sessions).

Indemnity Form

An Indemnity form will need to be completed by the participant in the experience. The indemnity form can be downloaded here

Important to know

Dress Code

Weight and height restrictions apply (please see FAQ for more information). Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes – we recommend runners.

Spectator Information

Friends and family are welcome to come along and share your experience at no additional fee. There is plenty of good viewing and photo opportunities at the venue. Catering facilities may be available on the day (please see FAQ for more information).

Rebooking

If you need to change your booking within 14 days or less before your event day, the following fees will apply:

  • Bookings changed between 8-14 days of the experience date will incur a $30 re-booking fee
  • Bookings changed within 7 days of the experience date will incur a $50 re-booking fee

If you need to make any changes to your date, please call our friendly staff on 1800 887 223.

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