V8 Holden Driving Experience at Manfeild, Manawatu


This race modified V8 Holden is the most powerful of all V8 driving experiences offered. The stunning braking and cornering abilities will give you a real insight into what it’s like to race a thumping V8. Location: Manfield Raceway, 14 kilometres from Palmerston North



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Choose from 4 or 8 lap drives

4 laps – $499
8 laps – $799

Safety Gear Supplied

As well as a full roll cage, the vehicle is fitted with 4 point MOMO motorsport racing harness and RaceTech seats. (extra-wide seats to fit up to XXXL size) You’ll be dressed in a full race suit and helmet. (Suit sizes range from Sml to XXXL)

Completion Certificate

Once your V8 Hot Laps are finished you get a Completion Certificate and will have a chance to talk further about your drive with a professional driver.

Over 15 years providing driving experiences

This driving experience provider has been running driving experiences for over 10 years, driver training for over 15 years, and is one of the most respected driving experience providers in the country.

The Vehicle

V8 Holden at Manfield, Manawatu

V8 Holden Race Car

These V8 Holden Race cars are modified thumping V8s producing 500 horsepower. Stripped out race interiors with full roll cage, bucket racing seats and 4 point harnesses give the complete race car experience, and a full body aero kit and massive race brakes help it stick to the track like it’s on rails.

The Circuit

Manfield, Manawatu

14 kilometres from Palmerston North

Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon, Fielding

Manfeild’s world-class, 3km main circuit has hosted spectacular racing since opening in 1973. From club events up to full international meetings including the New Zealand Grand Prix, national and international championship V8 racing and endurance events. Within walking distance from Feilding, voted New Zealand’s most beautiful town.

Free Personalised Gift Cards

V8 Holden Driving Experience Gift Card

Couriered Free Nationwide

All DriversDay experiences come with a free gift card in a bold blue envelope, dispatched within 24 hours and couriered free nationwide overnight. With your personal message alongside pictures and experience information, you’ve got the perfect gift.

Allow approximately 1-2 days for North Island delivery and 2-3 days for South Island.

PLUS get a Free Personalised Video Voucher

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Immediately after you purchase this experience, your Video Voucher will be automatically generated and a link will be emailed to you. You can choose to forward the email onto the recipient, copy the link into a message, or just post the link on Social Media and tag in the lucky recipient and all your friends.

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Yes spectators can come along and be with you in a the pit area. They are welcome to take pictures or film.
Normal Clothes. A race suit and helmet is provided. Please wear enclosed shoes. (No jandals or sandals)
This experience will go ahead in most weather conditions. If extreme weather causes the track to closed or the experience is unable to go ahead for any reason then a suitable future date will be discussed and re-booked at no further cost.
Not officially. The seats and race suits both fit up to XXXL
Must have Restricted driving licence or over
No age limit (Need parent permission if under 18)

How Vouchers Work

1. Buy a gift voucher for any one of our DriversDay experiences
2. We’ll courier you an awesome printed gift card with your personalised message
3. You or your gift recipient then has 15 months to book a date to do the experience

Availability of dates:

This experience operates approximately 10 dates per year. New dates are generally announced a few months prior the events.
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  • Free Personalised Gift Cards – Couriered Free Nationwide
  • 15 Months to use your gift voucher
  • 28 Days to return for a 100% Refund
  • No Deposit Payment Option with 30 Days to Pay
  • Free Voucher Exchanges





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