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V8 Hot Lap Driver Auditions – Sandown

Sandown Raceway - Melbourne, VIC

  • 20 Drive laps

“The V8 Hot Lap Driver Auditions”

Do you have what it takes to be a professional hot lap driver for Australia’s largest race car experience company? You won’t know if you don’t try.


* Opportunity to become a V8 Hot Laps Driver – 12 month contract
* Half day advanced program with 10 Qualifier Race School positions available
* Audition includes two 10 lap sessions with coaching and judging

We’re searching for a full-time hot lap driver!

You’ll be behind the wheel of a V8 racing car on all of the best supercar circuit to make everyone’s dreams come true. You’ll even be doing hot laps on the Mount Panorama Racing Circuit in Bathurst.

You’ll be paid for track time, that every aspiring racer would love to do and be paid a $500 dollars per day fee for the entire event year. All airfares, car rental, accommodation and meals will be paid for.

Here’s how it rolls…

Applicants will be required to purchase a test drive package driving two 10 lap sessions – a Practice session, then the judged Qualifier session. We’ll email you with date availability by venue.

Points will be awarded on your ability to be smooth, consistent and your improvement on track with focus on:

* Ability to make decisions around safety, fast. Safety before ego.
* Ability to be smooth.
* Steering wheel (car) control.
* Lines.
* Hitting apexes.
* Braking.
* Throttle control.
* Gear changes, smooth using heal and toe.
* Ability to remain relaxed and calm.
* Attitude towards customers. (Verbal)
* Cockpit cycle. (Mirror, track, gauges, customer.)
* Consistency

The 10 highest point scorers will attend a race driver seminar and a final interview. Each will be given 3 high speed qualifying laps solo with the fastest over all being awarded a one-year contract a professional hot lap driver.

Click on this V8 Hot Laps Driver link for all the details.
Strictly limited.

Sandown Raceway—the home of horsepower!

As Melbourne’s premier car racing circuit, Sandown Raceway plays host to some of the most spectacular events on the Australian motorsport calendar.

The highlight of the year is of course, the annual Australian V8 Supercar Championships that continuously make history at Sandown, while bringing in fans from all over the world.

Sandown Raceway isn’t just the home of professional motor racing. Any motoring enthusiast can experience the thrill of Australia’s oldest permanent motor racing facility by coming down to enjoy a V8 race car driving or hot lap experience.

On the day

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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

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