BMWCCV have grant funding to subsidise a Track Skills Training Day for Women
Deferred until 2022 due to Covid - new date TBA
This is a great opportunity to experience the FUN and THRILL of driving your own car on SANDOWN RACE TRACK with professional instructors including Chelsea Angelo and Melinda Price*.
All subsidised places for DRIVERS are now filled and there is a waitlist.
Interested but not yet ready to drive your own car on Sandown?
Then REGISTER as a non-driving participant for the day.
What you can expect of the day:
Network with and learn from talented women with many motorsport achievements, who can support you to drive safely at speed.
Car care training includes how to ensure your standard road car is safe to go out on a race track eg. tyre pressures, tighten wheel nuts, check brakes, check oil and water levels. With tips from female mechanics* and mentors.
Understand some driving theory to get better performance from your car.
Novice drivers will be supported to do 6 x 20 mins on-track driving sessions starting with braking and steering exercises, 3 sessions with an instructor in the car with you and 3 solo sessions.
Gain the confidence and skills to commence your Motorsport journey whether your ambitions be sprint driving, volunteering, officiating, club administration/management or just enjoying the 'buzz' of Motorsport.
(*availability depends on their work and driving commitments).
What you need if driving:
- Any standard roadworthy car acceptable, does not have to be a BMW
- Standard road licence
- Helmet (Club has some for loan)
How to apply to drive:
Click the REGISTER button then complete the questions on the BMWCCV events portal.
BMWCCV members as a priority and their family will receive substantial discounts.
The highly subsidised member and family cost for female drivers is $250.
Beginner female participants are expected to benefit from well over $600 each in professional training and additional offerings. This saving of over $350 is an exceptional value offering!
Subsidised places are limited to ensure maximum personalised attention to each female driver. Apply asap to avoid disappointment.
A welcome pack and further details of the event will be emailed to you on registration completion and acceptance.
How to apply to observe:
Interested but not yet ready to drive your own car on Sandown? Like to find out why so many women are becoming keen on Motorsport? Want to learn some car care tips and how to get the best from your car?
Then REGISTER as a non-driving participant/observer for the day.
The Observer cost of $60 covers a fully catered lunch/refreshments with the drivers and instructors and some insurances.
Sponsorship and grant funding:
The BMWCCV acknowledges the support of the Victorian Government.
The prime business sponsor is Evolve Driving – many thanks to Dean Sammut.
Other contributors include Race Chix, BMW Performance Centre and NicePak
Registrations will be processed on a first come basis.
Answers to screening questions may affect your eligibility to participate in the event.
For example, all applicants must be older than 18 years and hold a current drivers licence.
For programs for 8 to 18 year olds, see Girls on TrackFor further information:
Contact Sheryl Lumb (0408 031 999) or
Motorsport/Driver Training Captain David Lumb (0409 535 727)