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The Slipstream

Symmons Plains Raceway - Launceston, TAS

  • 4 Drive laps

Ever dreamed of being a V8 racing car driver? In a race engineered V8 with your own professional in-car coach, you’ll be living the dream. A full-tilt, high speed adrenalin-charged real race drive on a championship circuit is a special experience you’ll always remember.

  • 4 driving laps with your own personal Motorsport Australia experienced in-car coach
  • Pre-drive briefing, 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 in for a full tilt 4 lap driving experience that will give you a lasting impression to remember!

Extras available for purchase:

  • Live action video in-car recording

Symmons Plains Raceway—the pride of Tassie motor racing!

Located 30kms south of the city of Launceston, Symmons Plains Raceway is the one of the longest serving racing circuits in Australia, hosting iconic events like the Australian Touring Car and V8 Supercar series.

Since 2005, Symmons Plains has been home to it’s own event, now known as the Tasmania Supersprint, which attracts thousands of fans ready to enjoy the finest V8 action the Apple Isle has to offer.

You don’t even have to be a racing legend or event spectator to enjoy the thrill of Symmons Plains. Now you can experience the thrill yourself when you come down to the track for a signature V8 drive or hot lap experience. If you’re a motor racing enthusiast these event days are the perfect opportunity to get behind the wheel of a high performance V8 race car and see how your lap times compare to those of your racing heroes.

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).


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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