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Motor racing

Motor racing

Motor racing, in various forms, is a popular pastime in Victoria. There are a number of racing tracks which stage either local or international racing events.

Race tracks

These racing tracks welcome spectators to watch race events or even join in.

  • Alexandra Speedway

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    A dirt racing track located on the eastern side of town with an annual racing calendar that includes sprint cars and junior racing car championships. (Alexandra)

  • Avalon Raceway

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    Located on the northern outskirts of Geelong, the raceway hosts a busy calendar of events throughout the year including blue ribbon sprintcar race titles. (Geelong)

  • Blue Ribbon Raceway

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    Situated 18 kilometres north of Horsham, the raceway welcomes spectators to experience feature events and racing throughout the year culminating with a weekend carnival each June. (Horsham)

  • Calder Park Raceway

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    A major motor racing circuit situated in Melbourne's outer north-western suburbs and featuring a road circuit, drag strip and the purpose-built Thunderdome.

  • Heathcote Park Raceway

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    Located north-west of Heathcote, this raceway is acclaimed for its drag racing and regular motorsport events, welcoming spectators and participants. (Heathcote)

  • Premier Speedway

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    One of Warrnambool's major sporting attractions, the Sungold Stadium at this speedway offers excellent facilities for competitors, spectators and officials with a calender of regular events including the Grand Annual Sprintcar Classic. (Warrnambool)

  • Redline Speedway

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    Located at Buninyong, attend one of the race meetings and see the racing cars in action. (Ballarat)

  • Rosedale Speedway

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    A speedway of national standard, it hosts sprintcar races, V8 super sedans and mini sprints.

  • Sandown Motor Raceway

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    Located in Melbourne's south-eastern suburbs, the raceway was opened in 1962 and has a long history of hosting major motorsport events.

  • Sonic Speedway

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    Located 10 kilometres west of Swan Hill, the speedway consists of a 500 metre track with banked corners and wide straights. Spectators can enjoy spectacular racing events with sprint cars, standard saloons, modified vehicles and super rods. (Swan Hill)

  • South Coast Raceway

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    Touted as the "best little drag strip in Oz", it is located within Yarraman Park on the southern outskirts of Portland, and it stages regular drag racing events. (Portland)

  • Southern 500 Speedway

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    Located 10 kilometres north of Portland, the speedway hosts a regular calendar of racing events including caravan racing and demolition derbys. (Portland)

  • State Motorcycle Sports Complex

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    Australia's only exclusive and comprehensive motorcycle circuit is open to the general public with competitions and events most weekends. (Broadford)

  • Timmis Speedway

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    Located 10 kilometres south-west of Mildura, this complex offers a racing calendar that includes events such as the super sedans family night, vintage heavy weight hot rods and AMCA national titles. (Mildura)

  • Wangaratta City Speedway

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    Local race track which hosts a number of race meetings with compact speedcars, saloons, vintage vehicles and karts. (Wangaratta)

  • Western Speedway Hamilton

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    Hosting numerous speedway meetings each year that attract drivers from all over Australia, this complex provides motorsport entertainment for locals and visitors alike. (Hamilton)

  • Winton Motor Raceway

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    A race circuit hosting a busy calendar of motorcycle, motor car and superkart racing events, situated at Winton. (Benalla)

Major motor racing events

Get behind the wheel

Experience the thrill of driving or riding in an authentic V8 race car with a professional driver on-board. Try the excitement of rally driving in a fully prepared rally car. Hit the dirt on a quad bike in some of Victoria's most scenic areas. Or jump into a race kart at one of Victoria's many go kart tracks.

  • Ace Karts

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    Burn some rubber on this challenging track in Melbourne's western suburbs by taking a custom designed kart for a spin

  • Adrenalin Quad Bike Tours

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    Experience the thrill of a quad bike tour along off-road tracks at Bonnie Doon. (near Mansfield)

  • Fastrack Racing

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    Ride or drive a V8 race car at Calder Park for a truly amazing experience. All our drivers are racing professionals who provide you with expert motorsport knowledge.

  • Formula K Go Karts

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    Share the excitement of racing karts on a specially designed track with long straights and breathtaking bends. (Mildura)

  • Grampians Quad Bike Adventures

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    Try a fun and exciting way of exploring the Grampians with a guided quad bike tour in the foothills, through stringy bark forest, native bush and farm land. (near Halls Gap)

  • Le Mans Go Karts

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    A massive 3 track go kart complex which offers individuals or groups the opportunity to drive real race karts. On-site cafe, bar, BBQs and spectators viewing areas. (Dandenong)

  • Phillip Island Circuit

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    Thunder along the Phillip Island Grand Prix circuit in a race vehicle with an experienced racing driver, or hire a go kart and race around a small scale replica of the Grand Prix track. (near Cowes)

  • Rally Drive

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    Experience this enduring form of motorsport by hitting the track in a real rally car on a purposely built track. (Bacchus Marsh)

  • Stony Creek Go Karts

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    Hire go karts or bring your own to this race track with on-site cafe. (near Foster)

  • V8 Race

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    Take to the wheel of a V8 Holden or Ford race car or experience exhilarating laps around the course without doing the driving. Available at Sandown, Calder Park, Phillip Island or Winton.