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V8 Hot Lap Driver Auditions – The Bend

The Bend Motorsport Park - Tailem Bend, SA

“The Adrenaline 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 approximately 70 days for one 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. 2019 audition dates closing soon.

Race track Facts

The Bend Motorsport Park Western Circuit is a new world class high speed 3.4km circuit with 12 challenging corners.

The Track

The Bend Motorsport Park is one of the most significant developments in Australian motorsport history. A state of the art, world-class motorsport facility, The Bend delivers an exhilarating experience for competitors, enthusiasts and spectators alike.

With seven different circuit configurations, we have selected the long, fast and exciting West Circuit featuring a high speed straight and challenging cornering. This circuit is directly in front of an amazing pit complex ideal for all spectators to view the thrilling on-track action.

This impressive facility features an amazing display of supercars and you can make your day even more enjoyable by sharing a lunch or dinner in their top quality restaurant. With a stunning Rydges Hotel overlooking the track, you can make it a weekend to remember combining a V8 drive and exploring the local Murray River attractions.

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

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