Frequently Asked Questions

  • What time do the races start?

    Gates open 3pm
    Qualifying from 5pm
    Racing from 6pm
    Finish time Approx 10.30pm

  • Is there parking and what is the cost?

    The Speedway car park caters for approximately 500 vehicles On street parking is also available on Wentworth St and Deniehy St. Reserved parking is available inside the venue which is $20. All bookings can be made by calling 02 9637 0411. Camping is not permitted in the car park. If you would like to camp at the track you will need to ring the office to ask for further details.

    Caravan Parks:

    Lane Cove Holiday Park From $43.oo per night for powered site for 2 adults. 13 Plassey Road North Ryde 02 9888 9133 8 mins walk to train Station or approximately 30 minute drive to Valvoline Raceway Limited sites around Christmas but many sites available from 7th January. Recommend to book early.

    Ingenia Holidays – Avina. Prices vary – from 26th January $69 per site for 2 adults and from 7th January 2020, $35.00 per site for 2 adults. 217 Commercial Road, Vineyard 2765 02 9627 1847 31 kms from Speedway, approximately 43 minute drive to Valvoline Raceway. They have 18 sites available at present.

  • Is there reserved seating?

    There are no reserved seats, although there is plenty of room at the facility with a 3,500-seat main straight grandstand and room for another 6,500 people in general admission including large grass hill areas to sit-on.

  • Where can I sit?

    A general admission ticket allows access to grandstand seating in our main straight grandstand, back straight grandstand and on the grass hill areas in turns one, two and four.

  • Can I bring food and drinks into the venue?

    Patrons may bring homemade food items to the venue such as baked goods, sandwiches and drinks of water, juice or cordial for personal consumption only. Products from external caterers and or suppliers are not permitted. Eg: KFC - SUBWAY - MCDONALDS

  • Can I bring an esky?

    Yes. However please note NO GLASS can be brought onto premises.

  • Can I bring in alcohol?

    No. Valvoline Raceway is a licensed premises and the bringing in of alcohol is prohibited. Alcohol is available for purchase.

  • How do I purchase tickets?

    Tickets are available at the front General Admission gates for race nights. General Admission gates generally open at 2pm EFTPOS / credit card facilities are available at the gate to purchase your tickets.

    Gates open 2pm (26th until the 8th January 2020)
    Qualifying from 5.00pm
    Racing from 6pm
    Finish time Approx 10.30pm


  • Can I hire a corporate box for the night?

    Yes, corporate boxes for 10 or 20 people are available for hire on a nightly basis or for the whole season.

    Tickets to the PCR Club are also available catering for up to seventy guests in a mixed group in the luxurious corporate surrounds. Please contact the raceway office on 02 9637 0411 during normal business hours for more information.

  • What sort of merchandise is available to purchase?

    Valvoline Raceway's Victory Lane Speedway Merchandise shop is stocked full of Speedway merchandise and memorabilia including T-Shirts, Hoodies, Die-cast cars, Hats, Key Rings, Mousepads, Seat Cushions, etc. EFTPOS / credit card facilities are available at the Pit Stop Shop. Merchandise is also available online

  • What food is available to purchase?

    The raceway has food and drink outlets serving hot food such as kebabs, hot chips, pies, hot dogs, hamburgers, cappuccinos and lattes, etc. Full ranges of cold drinks the from Coca Cola range are available.

  • What is the rainout, cancellation or refund policy?


    In the event of a declared rainout, Sydney Speedway will honour rainchecks, but will not refund money - no exceptions. Your numbered ticket stub is your raincheck.

    Hold all original tickets. No replacements will be given for lost, or tampered tickets.

    Rainchecks will be honoured at any one (1) event (of equal or lesser value, not higher priced) at Valvoline Raceway in the same racing season. Not transferable to future seasons.

    How to use a Rain Out ticket:

    Choose an “equal or lesser priced” event, from our current season calendar. Present your ticket to the cashier. The cashier will check your numbered ticket stub for validity. If valid, you will be provided with a new ticket.

  • Where is Valvoline Raceway located?

    Valvoline Raceway is located at 21 Wentworth St, Granville, NSW, 2142, just off Parramatta Rd near the corner of James Ruse Drive. Please see our location page for more information.

  • Is there public transport to the venue?

    Valvoline Raceway has courtesy bus for the Ultimate Sydney Speedweek and Ultimate Speedway Nationals which will run a continuous loop from 3pm until 6.30 pm and from 10pm until 11 pm on race days. Pick-ups are from the Parramatta Rd side of both the Clyde and Granville train stations as well as in front of the Holiday Inn and then the Mercure Hotel. The bus comes around approximately every 25 mins. Clyde Train Station is approximately 10 minutes walk from Valvoline Raceway. Clyde Train Station services the Western Line and Carlingford Line. Granville Train Station is a further 5 minutes walk from Clyde Station and services the Blue Mountains Line, the South Line and the Western Line. Details of train times can be found at the site.

  • What is the best time to arrive at Valvoline Raceway?

    On-track action usually starts at 5pm, so plan to arrive in time to find yourself a seat and get ready for the racing. Please check the event page for the event you plan on attending which will detail specific start times.

  • Can I take photos/video?

    Photos can be taken for personal use only.

    Photos taken from Valvoline Raceway may be displayed on the internet and/or distributed so long as there is no commercial charge involved. Filming of events at Valvoline Raceway are prohibited.

    Commercial Use:

    Patrons that wish to take photos for commercial use must seek written approval from Valvoline Raceway in advance. Patrons acknowledge that any film or moving pictures and any sound recording of any events at Valvoline Raceway are prohibited and should not be displayed for any commercial use (Facebook is a commercial social media platform) in any public manner. A person cannot make or reproduce or use any film or other form of photograph, moving picture, still pictures or any sound recording of the events or any part of it for profit, gain, public advertisement, display or for any other purpose except for the private enjoyment of the person, without the consent of Sydney Speedway Pty Ltd. If a person makes or reproduces or uses photos of the event or any part of it with or without the consent of the Sydney Speedway Pty Ltd, that person must on request by Sydney Speedway Pty Ltd assign, in writing, all copyright, all intellectual property and any derived remuneration received from the photos to Sydney Speedway Pty Ltd.

  • Can I purchase a ticket to the pit area?

    Yes, pit tickets are available to purchase for an additional cost at Turnstiles 1 and 2 of the Wentworth St Gate, plus the Deniehy St Gate. You must be over 16 years of age to enter the pit area, be wearing enclosed footwear and not under the influence of alcohol.

  • What is Valvoline Raceway's concession card policy?

    Concession ticket prices are available for Disability and Aged Pensioners only. A valid government issued concession card must be presented at the entry gates when purchasing your tickets. One concession ticket will be available per concession card holder. Companion Cards are recognised at Valvoline Raceway events. On presentation of the Companion Card, a ticket will be offered at Disability and Aged Pensioners rates. Patrons are advised to visit: for more information on companion cards.

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