Race Ya Mate

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Ticket Prices

Student (with ID) Admission $18.00
Adult Admission $20.00
Kids 13 & Under FREE Admitted Free $0.00

Event Dates

20 June 2018
23 June 2018
18 July 2018
22 August 2018
7 September 2018
19 September 2018
29 September 2018
3 October 2018
6 October 2018
17 October 2018
20 October 2018
31 October 2018
3 November 2018
14 November 2018
24 November 2018
28 November 2018
8 December 2018
12 December 2018

Race Ya Mate events are to cater for any individuals who wish to race there vehicles down the 1/4 mile . Entry is on the day at the gate.



  • $50 to race, admits entrant only
  • Spectators $20 adults, $18 students with ID
  • Children 13 & under are free 
  • Passenger rides $20 (see notes below)


Wednesday / Friday
Gates open at 5.30pm and runs commence at 6pm

Gates open at 4:00pm and runs commence at 4:30pm

Vehicle Requirements

Street Vehicle Drag Racing Regulations

Helmet Standard chart click here

While Willowbank Raceway has introduced new Street vehicles regulations, Willowbank Raceway is operating all events including Race Ya Mate and Street Series as an IHRA member track and all IHRA licenced vehicles /driver/riders must abide by the current IHRA Australian rule book at all Events.

Passenger Rides (cars only)

  • Passenger MUST be 18 years old as a minimum - ID must be shown
  • $20 per passenger - paid at scrutineering and is additional to venue entry fee
  • Paperwork to be completed at scrutineering
  • Only one passenger permitted in the vehicle at a time
  • Passenger must have approved helmet, long sleeves, long pants and covered shoes
  • Vehicle must have passenger seat, seat belt/harness and windows must be closed
  • The passenger is only permitted to ride in the vehicle he/she has signed the indemnity form
  • Vehicles must have a known performance of no quicker than 12.00 seconds.

Other Information

  • Helmet Requirements - IHRA licence holder is to abide by the current IHRA rule book at any event. The minimum helmet requirement at Race Ya Mate and Street Series events for street vehicles (i.e - non IHRA licence holders) is AS/NZS 1698.
  • Purpose built race vehicles, cars quicker than 10.00 and motorcycles quicker than 9.50 must comply with the relevant IHRA Class and Safety regulations pertaining to the vehicles
  • Any non IHRA licenced street vehicle running quicker than 10.00 WILL NOT receive their time slip 


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