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Ultimate V8 and Single Seater - 8 Laps Taupo* × × × × × × ×
Ultimate V8 and Single Seater - 8 Laps Taupo*

Ultimate V8 and Single Seater - 8 Laps Taupo*

Usually reserved for the professional, you now get to experience the fun of driving a V8 & single seater racecar at Taupo Motorsport Park! Go to www.fcr.co.nz/experiences to learn about your experience and how to redeem your gift voucher

No one else in New Zealand  can offer you the chance to drive a race-prepared V8 and single seater race car, all in one day!? This is a rare opportunity to see the world through the eyes of a racing driver in a full-on session that includes an in depth pre-drive tuition, a familiarisation lap with the chance to take a friend with you in the car, 1 full-on session in a V8 race car (8 laps - track 3) with one of our in-car consultants helping you along and finishing the day with a session (8 laps - track 3) of furious laps behind the wheel of our unique, Formula Challenge single seaters.  You'll receive a certificate with your fastest lap time to take with you after our podium presentation.

Bitcoin Payments now accepted - use code 1KWMiE8QmcGEKS84GYLHs4Zr3qnnZw4e92

Please note that although no experience is needed these cars do have a clutch so drivers will have an advantage if they know how to use one.

*NB All products are based on Taupo Track 3.  However occasionally when we have to use Track 1 or 2(over twice as long) you'll get the same drive time or more on the track but you'll only do half the number of laps.

  • Duration : 120 Minutes (approx.)
From NZD NZ$590.00

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Drive a Single Seater Racecar -10 laps Taupo* SOLD OUT × × × × SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Drive a Single Seater Racecar -10 laps Taupo*

Drive a Single Seater Racecar -10 laps Taupo*

Usually reserved for the professional, you'll get to experience the thrill of driving a single seater racecar at Taupo Motorsport Park. Go to www.fcr.co.nz/experiences to learn about your experience and how to redeem your gift voucher.

In an experience normally reserved for the professionals, you now have the chance to feel the thrill of driving our single seater  race cars

Designed and raced by us, these cars provide you with a unique experience of what it's like to be driving a Formula 1 or Indy car at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park.

An experience that will suit both novice and experienced drivers alike, these race cars offer drivers that pure sensation of just you, the track and the car.

You'll start by watching our DVD tuition which explains the basics of driving on a race track and also the tricks to driving these unique race cars. Then you'll move onto the tuition lap where one of our professional drivers will take you and a passenger of your choice for a couple of laps around the track in our familiarization V8 car to learn the lines around the racetrack.

Then it's all down to you!!!

Getting strapped into the Formula Challenge single seater is an experience all on it's own!! As you feel the engine burst into life only inches behind you, your heart starts to race, clutch in and engage first gear using the F1-style paddles on the steering wheel, ease off the clutch and your away. You'll be surprised at how easy they are to drive but how fast they are as you make your way onto the track.

Then..... Just as quickly as it started you see the chequered flag and it's time to head back into the pit lane.

And just in case it is all just a blur, you'll receive a certificate with your fastest lap time to take with you.


Please note that although no experience is needed these cars do have a clutch so drivers will have an advantage if they know how to use one.

*NB All products are based on Taupo Track 3.  However occasionally when we have to use Track 1 or 2(over twice as long) you'll get the same drive time or more on the track but you'll only do half the number of laps.


Bitcoin Payments now accepted - use code 1KWMiE8QmcGEKS84GYLHs4Zr3qnnZw4e92 for payments


Please note our dates can change at short notice, if this happens we will advise you on other dates available.

  • Duration : 90 Minutes (approx.)
From NZD NZ$390.00

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Millennium Resort Race and Stay Package - 10 Laps Taupo* × × × × × × ×
Millennium Resort Race and Stay Package - 10 Laps Taupo*

Millennium Resort Race and Stay Package - 10 Laps Taupo*

Usually reserved for the professional, you now get to experience the fun of driving a V8 or single seater racecar at Taupo Motorsport Park Go to www.fcr.co.nz/experiences to learn about your experience and how to redeem your gift voucher

This special package includes a night of luxury for two at the Manuel Hotel in Taupo  (additional nights are available on request) and then one person to get behind the wheel of a Formula Challenge single seater or a V8 race cars for 10 laps of the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park's Track 3.

Included in this package is our package combo upgrade (indemnity waiver, go pro video and extra lap) normally valued at $100!

You'll experience our unique pre-drive classroom tuition, tuition laps (including the bonus of taking one of your spectators along as a passenger) and finishing off with a post-drive podium presentation where you will receive a certificate with your fastest lap time.

Bitcoin Payments now accepted - use code 1KWMiE8QmcGEKS84GYLHs4Zr3qnnZw4e92

*NB All products are based on Taupo Track 3.  However occasionally when we have to use Track 1 or 2(over twice as long) you'll get the same drive time or more on the track but you'll only do half the number of laps.

  • Duration : 90 Minutes (approx.)
From NZD NZ$690.00

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Drive a V8 - 10 Laps Taupo * Book Now Available × × × × Book Now Available Book Now Available
Drive a V8  - 10 Laps Taupo *

Drive a V8 - 10 Laps Taupo *

Usually reserved for the professional, you'll now get to experience the thrill of driving a V8 racecar at Taupo Motorsport Park!! Please go to www.fcr.co.nz/experiences to learn about your experience and how to redeem your gift voucher.

Are you Holden hero, a Ford Fanatic or just someone who likes V8's?

Come and get into one of our race prepared V8's and feel the thrill and excitement of taking to a race track. 

The experience starts by heading into a DVD briefing which runs through the theory of driving on a race track along with the safety aspects of the day. Once the briefing is done, then it's off to the pit lane where the fun starts!!

Your on-track experience starts by getting suited up in our race suit and race boots then into our tuition car for an introduction lap around the circuit with one of our in-car consultants talking you around the track while your in the passenger seat. This will give you an idea of what to expect and what you've got yourself in for!!! And if you want, you can take a spectator along for the ride so they can experience the thrill of being on a racetrack.

Having chosen your favourite, it's now time to drive it! Get strapped into one of our V8's and experience the stunning performance of these cars as you and your professional instructor lap the circuit at speeds you never thought possible you'd get up to.

With your laps complete but your heart still racing, you head back to the pitlane where you receive a certificate complete with your fastest laptime as proof that it wasn't just a dream.

*NB All products are based on Taupo's Track 3.  However occasionally when we have to use Track 1 or 2(over twice as long) you'll get the same drive time or more on the track but you'll only do half the number of laps.

  • Duration : 90 Minutes (approx.)
From NZD NZ$390.00

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Formula Challenge Gift Card Taupo Book Now
Formula Challenge Gift Card Taupo

Formula Challenge Gift Card Taupo

Gift Voucher to be redeemed at Formula Challenge Ltd, Taupo Motorsport Park.

Gift Voucher to be redeemed at Formula Challenge Ltd, Taupo Motorsport Park.

Recipient may choose which product to use the gift card on provided the gift cards value is at least (if not more) than the value of the desired product. Any difference in price must be paid to secure booking.

NZD NZ$390.00

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V8 Hotlaps - Taupo × × × × × × ×
V8 Hotlaps - Taupo

V8 Hotlaps - Taupo

Experience the thrill of being driven around the track by one of our drivers at full speed

New Zealand’s premier V8 experience!!!

Come to Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo, get into the passenger seat of a V8 Holden or Ford race car driven by one of our experienced race car drivers for 2 laps on this awesome track!!

Experience the thrill of a life time at high speeds!!!!!

The package includes:

*  2 laps as a passenger in a V8 Ford or Holden

* Certificate of Completion with your photo with the Car

  • Duration : 45 Minutes (approx.)
From NZD NZ$350.00

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Speed Junkie Combo (Karts and Cars) SOLD OUT × × × × SOLD OUT SOLD OUT
Speed Junkie Combo (Karts and Cars)

Speed Junkie Combo (Karts and Cars)

Looking for a speed filled day? Look no further.

Formula Challenge and Taupo Karts have teamed up to bring you the ultimate speedster combo

The Speed Junkie Combo includes a session driving a REAL race car with Formula Challenge Racing, followed by a 15 minute karting session with Taupo Karts. Plus you will get a FREE Formula Challenge hat or T-Shirt of your choice to take home as a momento.

This awesome combo is only $439! Save $35! 

  • Duration : 2 Hours (approx.)
From NZD NZ$439.00

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