2019 Nationals




The Nissan Datsun Nationals return to Victoria in 2019!
The event is being held in the Dandenong area, with the track day being held at Sandown raceway. There are plenty of accommodation offerings from hotel, to caravan parks to air bnb- the choice is yours.

Entries are via our shop – you can go straight to it here


Red Pack

The NDN Red Pack pack contains:

  • One Cap
  • One Tee
  • One ticket to the Good Friday Welcome evening function
  • Three Stickers
  • Nationals Goody bag

Blue Pack

The NDN Supporters pack contains:

  • One Cap
  • One Tee
  • One ticket to the Good Friday Welcome evening function
  • One ticket to the Sunday evening presentation
  • One car entry to the Show and Shine
  • Three Stickers
  • Nationals Goody bag


Sandown The track day you enter via the CAMS website – HERE. Further information is below

Show and Shine – You have the option of being judged or not this year, and you must purchase your ticket. Entering online is cheaper than (not to mention much less time consuming) entering at the gate on the day.

Social Drive – As not everyone will be going on the drive, this is also an item you simply add to your cart.

Merchandise– Caps, tees and stickers can be added to a Nationals entry.  You can purchase them on the day, but again it is cheaper to purchase prior.

Evening tickets – Both Adult and kids (under 12yo) tickets for each of the events.



Friday April 19th

2pm-5pm, The Dandenong Village, 125 Princes hwy Dandenong. Check in and entry confirmation. Come and grab your goodies, say g’day, grab and extra merchandise, go through your motorsport entry and chat to others making the journey.
6pm-11pm Evening welcome event at the Brownstone Brewery in Dandenong. the brewery is attached to the Atura Hotel so for those staying there, you have a very short walk! Food will be provided, drinks are cash bar. Relaxed and chat to those you only see every two years, meet those from other states or just have a beer with your mates. If you cannot make the afternoon check-in you can do so here.


Saturday April 20th
Show and Shine, Nissan HQ, cnr Frankston-Dandenong rd and Quality Drive. Entry will be via Quality drive, and you must be in between 7:30 and 9am and cannot move until 3pm. Judging for cars who elected to be judged will take place whilst you can admire everyone’s pride and joy. There will be coffee, food truck, display cars from Nissan, our merchandise tent to name a few.

Saturday night- this will be a free night. There are several car shows on and we will advise you as they come to hand. There are plenty of great restaurants and things to do, again we will advise you. You certainly won’t be spoiled for choice! For some it might be a chance to relax with family and friends, whilst others may want to head out for a drive.

Sunday April 21st
Option 1
The 2019 Nissan Datsun Nationals (NDN19) Track Day at Sandown.
Entry is via the CAMS website. You need to create an account on the CAMS website.  The event is a regularity and supersprint and the supp regs are below.
NDN19 Supplementary Regulations approved
Important- the event is a strict 75dBA day, measured at 30m from the track.
Classes – these may be subject to change dependant on entries.

• A Classic Car is one manufactured before 1st January 1986.
• A Modern Car is one manufactured after 1st January 1986.
• A Classic Car modified with a post 1986 engine, and/or a post 1986 forced induction system shall be regarded as a Modern Car.
Class C1 Classic up to 1499cc
Class C2 Classic 1500cc to 1999cc
Class C3 Classic 2000cc to 2999cc
Class C4 Classic 3000cc to 3999cc
Class C5 Classic 4000cc to 4999cc
Class C6 Classic over 4999cc
Class M1 Modern up to 1499cc
Class M2 Modern 1500cc to 1999cc
Class M3 Modern 2000cc to 2999cc
Class M4 Modern 3000cc to 3999cc
Class M5 Modern 4000cc to 4999cc
Class M6 Modern over 4999cc
Class REG Regularity
Class SL1 Any car running slicks – limited to 10% of the field at Sandown
Class EL1 All electric and hybrid vehicles

Option 2
NDN19 Social Drive.
A fabulous day of taking in some sensational roads awaits. The drive will take approx 5 hours (including lunch and morning stop) and head out through the hills. The final destination of the drive will be Sandown.


Sunday 21st April evening
Our 2019NDN hurrah will a casual affair at Brick Lane Brewery,41 Imagine Way, Dandenong South where we celebrate, commiserate and hand out the 2019 Nissan Datsun Nationals awards. Your ticket includes your meal, drinks will be a cash bar. Come along for a final fling enjoying a beer made on site! The fun starts from 7pm but the brewery is open all day so you can head there earlier if you want to relax early.


Mailing list

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We are currently in discussions with several hotels in the area to provide a discount – as they happen, we will let you all know!

To contact the NDN team you can email us


As we all know, events like simply would not be possible without supporters. We cannot thank Nissan, Bowdens Own and Shannons insurance enough!
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