DEMON ENERGY D1NZ 2016: ROUND TWO MANFEILD RACEWAY, FEILDING
PROWEAR NZ SUPERLAP: ROUND TWO BRUCE MCLAREN MOTORSPORT PARK, TAUPO
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: ROUND TWO MIKE PERO MOTORSPORT PARK, CHRISTCHURCH
Classes: Toyota 86, NZ Touring Car, V8 Utes, Toyota Racing Series, Porsche, Formula 1600, Super Trucks, Osca, and Mainland Muscle
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: ROUND THREE TERETONGA PARK, INVERCARGILL
Classes: Toyota 86, NZ Touring Car, V8 Utes, Toyota Racing Series, Porsches, Formula 1600, Super Trucks, Osca, Mainland Muscle, and NZ Six
DRIFT SOUTH ROUND 3 MIKE PERO MOTORSPORT PARK, CHRISTCHURCH
2017 V 4 & ROTARY NATIONALS ASB SHOWGROUNDS, AUCKLAND AND MEREMERE DRAGWAY, MEREMERE
Nationals is the one event on the calendar that every car enthusiast dare not miss. The show will kick off at ASB Showgrounds on the Saturday, before moving to Meremere dragway for some action. Although the dates have been announced, entry is yet to open, so hold your horses — jump over to the Facebook page to follow the official event, or keep an eye on 4androtary.co.nz.
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: ROUND FOUR HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
This event includes the Toyota Racing Series, GT1 & GT2, GT3 and GT4, SsangYong Utes, Mazda/Pro7, Honda Cup, and Formula First classes
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: ROUND FIVE BRUCE MCLAREN MOTORSPORT PARK, TAUPO
Classes: Toyota Racing Series, Formula 1600, SsangYong Utes, Pre 65, Formula First, BMW E30, BMW 2L, BMW Open, and Sports Car
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: ROUND SIX (NZGP) MANFEILD RACEWAY, FEILDING
Classes: Toyota 86, Toyota Racing Series, NZ Touring Cars, V8 Utes, Porsche, GT1 and GT2, GT3 and GT4, Central District Muscle Cars, and Formula 1600
NIGHT SPEED DRAG WARS MEREMERE DRAGWAY, MEREMERE
It’s like the golden days of street racing, only completely legal and no worries from Johnny law slapping your car on the back of a truck. Drivers (with a current licence, warrant, and rego) can compete in anything from their high-powered street car to their nana’s old Corolla. Driver entry opens at 5:30pm — $45 to race.
MAD MIKE’S SUMMER BASH HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
Local drift hero ‘Mad Mike’ Whiddett has teamed up with Hampton Downs and Mazda NZ to bring you the biggest drift event of 2017 — with a 16-strong field confirmed, including former New Zealand
champions Gaz Whiter, ‘Fanga Dan’ Woolhouse and Darren Kelly, and current champ Curt Whittaker, it’s set to be a banger. Features include the Triple Threat Team Drift; Double Bastard Drift Challenge; Time Attack Unlimited Outlaws; Open Drift; Mazda Gymkhana Challenge; International Circuit Cruise; and Hard Park Show ’N’ Shine. For tickets and more info go to hamptondowns.com.
PROWEAR NZ SUPERLAP: NORTH ISLAND SUPER ROUND HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
DEMON ENERGY D1NZ 2016: ROUND THREE ASB BAYPARK STADIUM, TAURANGA
Back in the concrete jungle for an LED-infested night round — act quick, as this one is sure to push drivers to their limits as they not only combat the car next to them, but the event-ending concrete barriers surrounding them too. Get ya tickets now at ticketmaster.co.nz.
PROWEAR NZ SUPERLAP: SOUTH ISLAND SUPER ROUND HIGHLANDS MOTORSPORT PARK, CROMWELL
DRIFT SOUTH ROUND 4 MIKE PERO MOTORSPORT PARK, CHRISTCHURCH
The team at the Canterbury Car Club holds down drifting for the South Island, and this will be the fourth round for the 2016/17 season of Drift South. The top-tier line-up of drivers will no doubt push hard to claim the podium spot heading towards the final round the next month. More information can be found at driftsouth.co.nz or on Drift South’s Facebook page.
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES: ROUND SEVEN HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
February 18 MAD MIKE’S SUMMER BASH HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA