April 1 TOYOTA FESTIVAL 2017 HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES — ROUND 7 HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
IHRA NEW ZEALAND DRAG NATIONALS MEREMERE DRAGWAY, MEREMERE
NZHONDAS.COM NORTH ISLAND MEGA MEET — TRACK DAY ’17 HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
With a maximum of 48 cars allowed to enter, the NZHondas.com annual North Island Mega Meet is by far the biggest event on the calendar for Honda fans. Whether you’re a novice or a seasoned racer, the track day will cater for all levels of talent. It’ll be held on Hampton Downs’ International Circuit — for more details, head to NZHondas.com.
NIGHT SPEED DRAG WARS 7 MEREMERE DRAGWAY, MEREMERE
TARGA ROTORUA THE VILLAGE GREEN, ROTORUA
NEW ZEALAND ENDURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP — NORTH VERSUS SOUTH MIKE PERO MOTORSPORT PARK, CHRISTCHURCH
The Mahindra North Island Endurance series has been a massive success since its inception in 2013, and, in conjunction with the Carters Tyres South Island Endurance Series and MotorSport New Zealand, the top 20 cars from both series will go head to head for winner-takes-all New Zealand championship titles in Christchurch!
2017 AUTOFEST MYSTERY CREEK EVENTS CENTRE, HAMILTON
SPEED SCIENCE HONDA DRAG BATTLE AND SWAP MEET MEREMERE DRAGWAY, MEREMERE
DEMON ENERGY D1NZ 2016 — ROUND 4 HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
2017 V 4 & ROTARY NORTH ISLAND JAMBOREE / PROWEAR NZ SUPERLAP MANFEILD CIRCUIT CHRIS AMON, FEILDING
Both the V 4&Rotary North Island Jamboree and the Prowear NZ Superlap series merge for one mega-weekend of crazy antics. The Jambo portion will encompass a show and shine, Battle of the Rookies, cruising sessions, DB drag racing, D1RC, car unveils, trade exhibitors, family entertainment and all the other radness that can be found at 4&Rotary event. For more information, head to 4androtary.co.nz.
24 HOURS OF LEMONS NZ BRUCE MCLAREN MOTORSPORT PARK, TAUPO
TOYOTA FESTIVAL 2017 HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
Its arguably one of the most popular car makers in the country, and now Toyota brings its festival back to Hampton Downs for another year of all-Toyota goodness. It incorporates practically all motorsport disciplines, and you would be silly to miss the twoday line-up if you own a model within the family. Details are scarce at this point, but keep an eye on Facebook for the ‘2017 Toyota Festival’ event.
SPEEDWORKS MOTORSPORT CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES — ROUND 8 PUKEKOHE PARK RACEWAY, PUKEKOHE
PROWEAR NZ SUPERLAP — ROUND 4 BRUCE MCLAREN MOTORSPORT PARK, TAUPO
April 21 –22
DEMON ENERGY D1NZ 2016 — GRAND FINAL PUKEKOHE PARK RACEWAY, PUKEKOHE
It’s considered the spiritual home ground of drifting in New Zealand, and, when the Demon Energy D1NZ National Drifting Championship hits Pukekohe, it’s obvious that huge things will go down. You will witness first-hand one of the fastest drift corners in the world and watch as another D1NZ champion is crowned. For more information and ticket pricing, head to d1nz.com.
DRIFT SOUTH — ROUND 5 MIKE PERO MOTORSPORT PARK, CHRISTCHURCH
PROWEAR NZ SUPERLAP — ROUND 5 HAMPTON DOWNS MOTORSPORT PARK, TE KAUWHATA
ENEOS NORTH ISLAND ENDURANCE SERIES — ROUND 1 BRUCE MCLAREN MOTORSPORT PARK, TAUPO
If you’re into motorsport and want to get your money’s worth, then make sure you head along to the Eneos North Island Endurance Series opener. From factory production cars to GT3 monsters from Europe — this series has it all! With racing up to 12 hours, you’ll see what pushing cars, and drivers, to their limits really looks like. For more information, head to nierdc.com, or search North Island Endurance Series on Facebook.