Winton Raceway are happy to announce that Saturday April 15th (Easter Saturday) Has been locked in for an extra Fun Day for 2017.
A Fun Day is an opportunity for people over 16 years old to drive around the circuit under controlled conditions. Children
must be at least 16 years old to be passengers and please be reminded that it is not a day for young people to learn
to d rive a c ar.
The Fun Day fee costs $65 whether you are a competitor or passenger.
Gates will open at 8:00am with scrutineering commencing at 8:15am and a compulsory Driver’s Briefing held
at 10:00am. The activities will then commence on the Track immediately after the Driver’s Briefing.
To participate at the Fun Day you will have to abide by the rules and regulations of the event:
Speed Restriction: all drivers will be limited to 80% of the potential of both the car and driver. This is not a race. There
will be large differences between the speed of each vehicle so be careful. Anyone exceeding the 80% rule or overdriving
will be flagged off the track and warned. A second offence will mean that it is home-time for you.
Scrutineering: all cars must have a safety check and receive an ‘OK’ sticker before going onto the circuit for the first time.
Vehicles must be roadworthy or race worthy.
Clothing: must be non-flammable cotton or, preferably, wool – no nylon – covering wrist to neck to ankles. Proper
enclosed footwear – non flammable. No thongs or sandals. All participants must wear a helmet which complies with
current Australian Standards.
Sessions: activities will be conducted in sessions of 20 minutes Driver only, followed by 20 minute session for driver and
passenger. Sessions maybe shorter than 20 minutes, depending on track problems with cars etc.
Noise: all vehicles must have an effective muffler fitted to the vehicles exhaust system in a manner which will reduce the
engine noise. Maximum noise level permitted is 90dBA.
Also please be careful of other cars, watch out for them and give clear hand signals if you are going to slow down. Pull off
and brake early when safe to do so. Do not brake suddenly when cars are following close behind. If you need to slow down,
give hand signal and pull out of the way of others.
Carports are also available to hire before the event for a cost of $20. Contact the Winton Raceway office on
(03) 5760 7100 to reserve a spot. Lockable garages are also available to hire for a cost of $50.
We hope you can attend and look forward to seeing you on the day of the event.