JUNE 5

NZ Performance Car - - Guide Gig -

the coun­try in which driv­ers (with a cur­rent li­cence, war­rant, and rego) can com­pete in any­thing from their high-pow­ered street car to their nana’s old Corolla. It’s split into two dial-your-own classes, one for cars and an­other for mo­tor­bikes, while grudge matches will run through­out the day for those who have been knocked out. Driver en­try will open at 10.30am for $45, in­clud­ing gate fee — spec­ta­tors are wel­come at $15 at the gate, and kids un­der 12 are free. get into mo­tor­sport with­out the pres­sure of in­tense com­pe­ti­tion. The for­mat is sim­ple, a pair of ve­hi­cles is re­leased onto the track at 10-sec­ond in­ter­vals and com­plete three laps from a fly­ing start. Points are awarded based on the lap times a driver achieves, and go to­wards in­di­vid­ual and club prizes. En­try re­quire­ments are also ba­sic; road-le­gal tyres, fir­ere­sis­tant over­alls, a hel­met, a fire ex­tin­guisher fit­ted (with a metal bracket), a roll cage for open-top cars, and a Mo­tor­Sport New Zealand li­cence (day li­cences avail­able). Head to thesurgery.co.nz to en­ter — a driver en­try fee of $90 ap­plies.

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