Holden V8 Race Experience - Auckland

Pukekohe, Auckland - Show on map
For 1 person
$499 each
$499 each

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  • Two in-car demonstration laps with a racing professional
  • Then try your hand at driving a V8 for four exilerating laps
  • Fully modified 400kw 6000cc V8 Holden Commodore

Ever wanted to experience the absolute rush of actually driving a V8 Holden? Well, here's your chance. This race day is a V8 fanatic's dream come true! Under the guidance of your instructor you'll put pedal to the metal and bring a V8 Holden up to speed at one of New Zealand's premier race circuits!

What's Included?

  • Two in-car demonstration laps
  • Drive four race laps in the V8
  • Race suit and helmet
  • Professional driver instruction
  • Pre-drive safety briefing
  • Certificate of attendance

Get ready for the sheer exhilaration of driving a fully-modified fire-breathing 400kw 6000cc V8 Holden Commodore race car with a six-speed manual, full roll cage, race seats, race suspension, race brakes, premium Bridgestone race tyres and a full NZV8 race car aerodynamic package!

Upon arrival at the racetrack, you will complete the required paperwork and receive a pre-drive briefing. You'll then be kitted out with your race suit and safety helmet. Feel your adrenalin rise as you are then taken on two in-car demonstration laps with your instructor. Under the guidance of your racing professional you’ll learn how to corner at speed, gauge braking points, cornering lines and more.

Then your experience goes up yet another notch to extreme as you are strapped into the drivers seat for some sensational high-speed laps around the race circuit in a Holden V8 beast, under the expert guidance of one of our professional racing instructors, which can include a three-time National Champion.

During your V8 Holden race experience you’ll receive a two-lap in-car demonstration session, followed by you driving the V8 on the race circuit for a four-lap drive session! You’ll also receive a personally printed and signed attendance certificate. Put yourself in a Holden V8 hot seat and you wont be able to wipe the smile from your dial for weeks!

Session Length

  • This exclusive experience is available on selected dates throughout the year
  • You will be on the racetrack for approximately 45 minutes


  • Minimum age 16 years
  • Must hold a current drivers license
  • Must be confident operating a six-speed manual transmission and clearly display a minimum level of general driving competence
  • This is not recommended for people with neck or spinal injuries, severe heart conditions or who are in the advanced stages of pregnancy


Once this experience has been confirmed, changes are at the discretion of the experience provider and arranged directly with them according to their policy.

Numbers on the Day

The price quoted is for one person. You will be one-on-one with your instructor, with you driving the car. The total number of attendees on any given day may vary.


Spectators are welcome.


This experience may be affected by the weather. It operates in most conditions however in the case of extreme weather it may be rescheduled for a later date. Any postponement due to extremely adverse weather conditions will be at the sole discretion of the experience providers, in the interests of vehicle and participant safety.

Dress Code

Casual and comfortable clothing is recommended. Closed in shoes are mandatory. A race suit and helmet will be provided.

Other Info

You need to sign an indemnity form prior to participating in this racing experience. Please bring your RedBalloon voucher with you on the day.

This experience takes place at Pukekohe Auckland.