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Beginner Car Care, Safety and Performance Driver Training for Women

  • 03 Sep 2021
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 591-659 Princes Hwy, Springvale VIC 3171


  • Registration for Event - financial member's fields will be prefilled
  • Family/Relative does not have to be a paid Family member.
    Registrant will receive 3 months free membership.
  • Interested but not yet ready to drive


BMWCCV have grant funding to subsidise a Track Skills Training Day for Women

Friday September 3rd 2021

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*. 

Event highlights:

  • On Track Driver Training
  • Qualified and Supportive Female Instructors
  • Car Care Training
  • Performance Driving Theory
  • Small, inclusive and supportive group of women
  • Great atmosphere
  • Meet talented females from the motorsport world
  • Full catering for the day (buffet lunch, snacks, coffees & smoothies)

No previous experience required.

Interested but not wanting to drive at Sandown yet, then come along as an observer!

(*availability depends on their work and driving commitments).

What to 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.

What you need:

  • Any standard roadworthy car acceptable, does not have to be a BMW
  • Standard road licence 
  • Helmet (loaned – Club has some)

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 an 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 RaceChix and BMW Performance Centre. 

Please note:

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 Track

For further information:

Contact Sheryl Lumb (0408 031 999) or

Motorsport/Driver Training Captain David Lumb (0409 535 727) 

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