JDM SPEED @THEBEND
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JDM SPEED @THE BEND
The Bend proudly presents The JDM SPEED Festival! Come and celebrate the greatest JDM machines in SA at the Show & Shine, Rare JDM Showcase and Drift Demo; enjoy a cruise on the track, cut some laps on the International circuit or even race your mates down the straight in our sprint sessions!
JDM Car Show & Shine
JDM Track Cruise [Sold out]
Track Sessions [Sold out]
250m Street Sprints [Sold out]
Rare JDM vehicle showcase
Food trucks and trade stalls
+ MUCH MORE!
DATE: Sunday 2nd May 2021 - Action Starts 9 am to 4:30 pm
LOCATION: The Bend Motorsport Park
Spectators: $10 Per Person
WHAT'S ON AT THE EVENT
Rare JDM Showcase
Come see some of the most unique, coolest and rarest JDM cars on the planet!
Show N Shine
$25 Per Car entry
Enter your JDM machine into the Show N Shine! All Vehicles from Japan/JDM/Japan-themed welcome!
**Cruise, Track sessions and Street Sprints all include Show N Shine entry.**
$40 per car entry
Cruise at controlled speeds on The Bend’s 7.77km GT circuit. Includes Show & Shine entry.
$130 per driver.
Ever wanted to take your JDM performance or track car around The Bend? Track session for your chance to enjoy Australia’s best circuit. Entrants are strictly limited, so get in fast to secure your place.
Includes Show & Shine entry.
250M STREET SPRINTS(Roll Racing)
$120 per driver
Run your JDM Speed machine down the straight from a rolling start! Whether it’s the daily or your race car; It’s all about having fun and seeing what your car can do in a safe and controlled setting.
Includes Show & Shine entry.
DRIFTING & DEMO's
Watch the Skidpan Showcase of some of SA’s best drift cars and drivers!
Run in conjunction with Drifting SA
Drifting SA - Round 2
SA State Drift Series 2021
*Separately Ticketed event*
Drifting SA will be holding Round 2 of the SA Drift Series at the Kartdrome on Sunday, May 2nd with the opportunity to ride with a pro!
Pro Rides and Tickets to the competition sold separately below:
Showcase of local SA JDM Tuning shops, parts dealers, manufacturers and community groups!
frequently asked questions
COVID Safe Plan
JDM Speed @ The Bend will be run in accordance with a SA Government COVID Safe Industry Plan.
The 2021 event precinct has been designed to allow for COVID-Safe enjoyment and patrons must physically distance at all times.
Please do not come to the event if you are feeling unwell or have been in contact with a Confirmed or Suspected COVID-19 case. We all play a part in keeping each other safe.
When attending the event please:
Be courteous when queuing for entry/exit or food and beverage – follow the markers
Keep 1.5 metres from other spectators or guests
Use designated spectator seating and/or waiting areas
Use the separate entry and exit points
Do not bring cash, this is a cashless event
Use the sanitiser stations available to you at key entry and exit points; Hand hygiene is critical
Wash hands properly and regularly
We will remind you during the day with signage, Big Screen messages and by our roaming team members
There are separate parking zones for spectator zones, check the event track map for details
Spectator tickets must be purchased online through the link above. Tickets will be available for online purchase on the day of the event. Gates will open and close to the public at the following times across the weekend:
Sunday, 2 May, 2021 - 9.00am to 4:00pm
Car Parking and Entry
A dedicated car park will be available at the event, please follow signage and direction of event staff.
There are no ATMs at the event.
Food and Beverage
Patrons may bring in limited quantities of food and drink for personal consumption.
Patrons can purchase food and beverages from the Welcome Centre and Apex Bar x Dining. Liquor licensing laws prevent patrons from bringing their own alcohol into the venue. No glass is permitted.
Ticketholders attending the event are able to bring their own folding / camp type chair.
The Bend Motorsport Park merchandise is available in the Welcome Centre, also available in our online shop.