Horse Racing Dates:
Wednesday 23rd July, 2014 (meeting transferred to Caulfield)
Thoroughbred racing, Lakeside
Sunday 27th July, 2014
Wednesday 6th August, 2014
Wednesday 13th August, 2014
(Meeting Transferred, Venue TBA)
Wednesday 20th August, 2014
Wednesday 3rd September, 2014
Saturday 27th September, 2014
Sandown Guineas: Saturday 15th November, 2014
Wednesday 19th November, 2014
Saturday 6th December, 2014
Wednesday 10th December, 2014
Friday 26th December, 2014
2014 Motorsport Calendar
The 2014 motor racing calender is now confirmed:
NEXT MOTOR RACING EVENT:
V8 Supercars Sandown 500 12th - 14th September 2014
EXPERIENCE A HOT LAP:
Click the above picture to experience the thrill of driving around the 3.1klm motor circuit!!!
Built in the early 60’s, Sandown's Motor Circuit has long stood as the premium car racing circuit in Melbourne. Names such as Fangio, Moss, Brabham, Brock, Skaife and Richards all having competing round the fast and famous circuit.
Now the official 'Heritage Round' of the V8 Supercar Championship, the circuit is currently half way through a significant safety upgrade.
Sandown is one of the very few permanent circuits left anywhere in the world, located right in the middle of a metropolitan city. Due to its close proximity to local residents, Sandown is restricted to running five major Motorsport weekends. Currently these include a V8 Supercars Sandown 500 event (mid September), Historic Sandown (early November), State Race Series rounds (May & July), and Shannons Nationals (Sept).
V8 Hot Laps at Sandown
Experience the thrill of taking V8 Hot Laps around Sandown Raceway with Australia's leading V8 Ride & Drive provider - V8RACE. With a variety of package options, Hotlaps make a great gift for those who love the adrenalin-pumping action of driving or riding in a purpose built V8. For all the details on V8Race and their drive/ride experiences, booking dates, price options and much more, please click here.
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Chand Raat EID Festival
Saturday 2nd August 2014
Time: 2pm – 12am
Celebrating 16th year and receiving incredible popularity, Chand Raat Eid Festival (CREF) is now proudly expanding event from Sydney to Melbourne. CREF 2014 will be organized in Sydney and Melbourne.
The festival is an opportunity for families to get together, do Eid shopping and eat delicious foods from a variety of stalls. The community groups and individuals place variety of stalls containing handicrafts, art, painting, clothes, jewellery, henna, bangles, shoes, food, toys and many other traditional items.
For more information on the event and stall bookings please visit: http://chandraat.net/
9 - 10 August 2014
GreazeFest is rock’n’rolling into Sandown Racecourse!!
The GreazeFest Kustom Kulture Festival is the 'must-do' event for kustom kulture devotees in the Southern Hemisphere.
Held in both Brisbane and Melbourne in Australia, the GreazeFest is two crankin' weekends of cool cars, rockabilly music, fashion and pinups, vintage bikes, lowrider cycles, low brow art, pinstripers, tattoos, markets and heaps more.
On August 9 and 10 at Sandown Racecourse will come alive with the sweet sounds of rock ‘n’ roll echo as thousands of rockabilly and hot rod fans roll up for this massive weekend of ultra-kool kustom kulture.
Promising a broad spectrum of eye-catching chrome and metal-flaked dream machines, one of the main highlights of the weekend is the two day Hot Rod Show with more than 700 hot rods driving from across the state and beyond.
The pinups and glamour icons of the 1940s and 1950s have a distinct influence on kustom kulture wardrobes and ladies will be able to see vintage fashions in action in the GreazeFest Fashion Parades and Pinup Parades. Captivating market stalls will be on display across the weekends including hairdressers, tattooists, vintage sellers, clothing specialists, automobilia traders, music sellers, photographers and more.
Another huge feature of the event is the Kustom Art Show which displays creations from Australian artists including paintings, tiki carvings, metal sculptures, photography and pinstriped works.
To purchase tickets and for performance schedules visit www.greazefest.com
20 - 21 September 2014
Time: Saturday 10am – 1am
Sunday 10am – 10pm
A 2 day non-profit event, jammed packed with adventure for the whole family.
2- 5 October 2014
Leisurefest is back and promises to be bigger and better than ever in 2014!
Sandown Racecourse will once again be thriving with all the latest in boating, camping, fishing, RVs and 4x4 accessories from all of the leading brands over four huge days.
The popular Off Road 4x4 Test Track will return once again and give visitors the opportunity to experience new vehicle test drives and get some hands on off road exposure.
It's a great day out for the whole family with free kid’s activities from Friday to Sunday and an all new visitor entrance designed to ensure you don’t miss a thing!
There’s plenty of free onsite parking and Sandown Park Railway Station is right at the front doors!
Diwali Indian Festival 7 October 2014
Time: 11am -10pm
Diwali is certainly the biggest and the brightest of all Hindu festivals. It's the festival of lights that's marked by four days of celebration, which literally illumines the country with its brilliance, and dazzles all with its joy. Each of the four days in the festival of Diwali is separated by a different tradition, but what remains true and constant is the celebration of life, its enjoyment and goodness.
John's Rod & Custom Picnic
2 November 2014
Display cars: 9am–4.30pm Public: 10am – 4.30pm