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Sandown Raceway

Sandown Raceway

Sandown Raceway is a motor racing track located in the residential suburb of Springvale, just 28kms south-east of the Melbourne CBD.

The raceway is hailed as a power circuit thanks to its famous drag strip and motorsports events held throughout the year.

Sandown Raceway, Upcoming Events & Location Address Map, VIC

Sandown Raceway was first built in the 19th century as a horse racing track which closed in the 1930s. After some redevelopment after WWII occurred, a motor racing circuit was constructed. Opened in 1962, the raceway has since featured international race drivers, both in Australia and globally.

Sandown Raceway is home to the popular Sandown endurance race as well as the V8 Supercars. Just as the name suggests, this location is all about cars and speed.

Due to its location in a residential suburb, the track is limited in how many events it can host each year. These events include V8 Supercars Sandown 500 event (mid-September), Historic Sandown (early November), State Race Series rounds (May & July) and Shannons Nationals (Sept).

For those wanting to get behind the wheel of a V8 Super Car, come to Sandown for a hot laps experience. You will be able to travel around the track with a professional driver as your driver or passenger and experience the adrenaline rush of these powerful vehicles. The sessions include 4 Laps driving a V8Race car, pre-drive tuition, use of race suit and helmet and a choice of Ford or Holden and personal in-car coach

Sandown is also utilised as a training track throughout the year for driver education courses held regularly. So come down to Sandown for some amazing V8 action at this popular racing track.

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