FULL DAY EXPERIENCE

The full-day program allows you to experience 8 amazing vehicles across The Bend’s multi-discipline facility – everything from a V8 race car and Ford Mustang, the seat-of-the-pants clubmans and Sodi karts, 4WD action and rally driving, to an Australian Superbike ride and an open-wheel Formula Toyota experience.

Experience Snapshot

  Professional and specialist instructors will guide you through each vehicle and experience
  Fully catered day with breakfast, a sumptuous lunch, and afternoon tea from the Rydges Pit Lane Hotel located in the pit building
  Take home a USB with on-board footage of your V8 Race car experience to show your mates and re-live the experience again and again
–  Race suit and helmet provided to keep you safe and provide the perfect Instagram pic

V8 RACECAR

Prepare to experience race mode. Strap into a high powered V8 Racecar and feel the rush around our fast and flowing East Circuit.

  • TOP SPEED 240KM/H
  • 0 -100 IN 4.2 SECONDS
  • 6-SPEED H-PATTERN
  • REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 6.0 LITRE V8 362 BHP
  • LAP TIMING

FORD MUSTANG

The combination of classic styling, high performance and the old-school V8 sound that will get your heart started. Beautifully balanced and loads of power under your right foot, the Mustang will be driven on our East circuit with plenty of turns, camber changes and blind crests.

  • TOP SPEED 240KM/H
  • 0 -100 IN 4.8 SECONDS
  • 6-SPEED H-PATTERN
  • REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 5.0 LITRE V8 455 BHP
  • LAP TIMING

FORMULA TOYOTA FT-40

Feel the thrill and precision of this spectacular Formula Toyota, flying across the circuit only inches from the ground. Choose to drive or ride passenger in this experience of a lifetime (add on experience).

  • TOP SPEED 240KM/H
  • 0 -100 IN 2.7 SECONDS
  • 6-SPEED SEQUENTIAL SHIFT
  • REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 1.8 LITRE 4-CYLINDER 200 BHP

RALLY DRIVE

Skid rally cars around our purpose built rally track. Your instructor will guide you on rallying techniques that will be vastly different from driving anything else.

  • 6-SPEED H-PATTERN
  • ALL-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 2.0 LITRE 4-CYLINDER 200 BHP
  • POINT SCORE

CLUBMAN

Jump into one of our open topped clubman cars that will give you a thrill like no other. They sound great and feel sensational as you race the clock and slide your way around the tight northern loop circuit.

  • TOP SPEED 200KM/H
  • 0 -100 IN 5.2 SECONDS
  • 6-SPEED H-PATTERN
  • REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 1.6 LITRE 4-CYLINDER 225 BHP
  • LAP TIMING

KAWASAKI ZX-10R SUPERBIKE

The most adrenaline charged experience of the day. Lean and soak in your surroundings as you appreciate the brute power of a superbike.

  • TOP SPEED 300KM/H
  • 0 -100 IN 2.6 SECONDS
  • 6-SPEED SEQUENTIAL SHIFT
  • REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 1000CC LITRE 4-CYLINDER 300 BHP
  • HOT LAPS

SODI KARTS RT8

Drive some of the fastest hire karts in Australia. Go head to head with your own team mates as you race against the clock around our international standard go kart track.

  • TOP SPEED 70KM/H
  • REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 390CC 13 BHP
  • LIVE TIMING
  • DIRECT DRIVE

OFFROAD 4WD

Take on sand traps, rock obstacles, dirt inclines, and water holes in our 4WD Adventure Park.

  • 6-SPEED H-PATTERN
  • ALL-WHEEL DRIVE
  • 2.8 LITRE 4-CYLINDER
  • POINT SCORE

FULL DAY EXPERIENCE STARTING FROM$2,145

ITINERARY

7:45

REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

When you first arrive at The Bend, you will have the chance to wander through our amazing collection of rare vehicles on display in our state of the art Welcome Centre. You will then head up to the Fuel Restaurant for breakfast and registration before meeting your team leader and host for the day.

8:30

DRIVER BRIEFING

Our instructors will guide you through the day, prepare you to push the limits.

START YOUR ENGINES

9:00

Teams will be transported to each activity, where you’ll get final instructions and prepare to launch into your first experience.

12:15

PIT STOP

Head back to base, and fuel up with a 5 star meal and trade stories with your team mates.

13:15

RESTART

After a safe release from the garage, time to get back in the cockpit of your next drive and go full throttle.

16:00

AFTERNOON TEA

Enjoy a snack and share your experience with others while times are calculated in preparation for trophy presentations

16:30

PODIUM

The best drivers are awarded trophies for each activity, plus the ultimate bragging rights for Driver of the Day.