INSIGHT: Behind the scenes at a V8 ride day

The pack of V8 Supercars at Calder Park Raceway

The pack of V8 Supercars at Calder Park Raceway

Ever wanted to know what it’s like to kick a footy with Chris Judd or Darren Lockyer? Hit the tennis ball against Leyton Hewitt? Face one of Shane Warne’s leg breakers?

The chances of getting one of those opportunities are usually limited to rare competitions or chance encounters.

That, however, is not the case with V8 Supercars.

You can ride alongside some of the country’s best drivers – in their race-spec vehicles – around most of Australia’s race circuits.

Speedcafe.com rode alongside Brad Jones Racing for one of its corporate and sponsor ride days at Calder Park Raceway where the Albury-based team was entertaining 185 guests.

See the video below for an insight into the inner-workings of a V8 Supercar ride day …

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