April 14th 2018
NZFWDA National 4x4 Trial – Round Six ( Final); A National 4x4 Trial is based upon the ability of Competitors to drive their vehicles over difficult terrain, including hill climbs, water courses, mud bogs, up steep hills, over rocks, ruts, along banks and a speed section. Open to the public and spectator friendly, the NZ National 4x4 Trials Series comprises of one- day events hosted by NZFWDA affiliated Clubs around the country. This Round will be hosted by Wanganui 4WD Club. For more details visit; nz4x4trials.co. nz/ calendar-and- results/
April 21st 2018
Off Road Racing North Island Championship; Round 2 Hosted by Counties Manukau Off Road racing Club at Colin Dale motorsport park Manukau. Short Course. www.oranz.co.nz
April 29th 2018
Suzuki Extreme 4x4 Challenge; Back for the 4th year this is the only event of its kind in NZ and is created and hosted by CowperTrucks. Held at 2278 SH3 Turakina it will feature the best of the best drivers and 4x4 Trials competition vehicles in the country and the line of drivers has been confirmed. Vehicles and crews have been personally invited to test their skills against 10 extreme 4x4 courses. Steep hills, vertical banks, massive jumps, mud and speed, combined with good food, easy spectator viewing and live commentary all makes for a fantastic day out with mates and family. Starts at 10.00am. The event will be filmed for TV and screened via 4 x 30 min programmes on TV3’s CRC Motorsport show. See the Suzuki Extreme 4x4 Challenge Facebook page for more info.
May 6th 2018
Crabb Racing Grand Prix Series; Round Three. Hosted by Bayoffroaders at Meremere. Series prize money for 1st ( $ 500), 2nd ( $ 300) & 3rd ( $ 100) overall – Must go to all three rounds to be eligible. Gates open 8.00am racing starts 10.30am. Format is 4 x short course heats in classes of 5 laps each. $ 10.00 per car. Spectators $ 5.00pp. No dogs allowed. Further details refer www.bayoffroaders.nz
May 12th 2018
Off Road Racing South Island Championship; Round 1 Hosted by Nelson Offroad Racing Club. Venue to be advised. Enduro. www.oranz.co. nz
May 12th–18th 2018
Presidents Run; NZFWDA Presidents run down the scenic east coast of the South Island for NZFWDA members. Sponsored by President Neville Dunton and organised by John McDonald. From Picton to Invercargill for the associations conference and AGM. Further details available from John McDonald on 03 308 0443 or 021 464 639 or email him at john. mcdonald@ xtra.co. nz
May 19th-20th 2018
NZFWDA Conference and AGM; Invercargill. Saturday’s programme includes visits to Transport World and Classic Motorcycle Mecca. NZFWDA dinner Saturday evening. AGM Sunday at Ascot Park Hotel at 9.00am with possible run out to Oreti Beach ( famous for Bert Munro’s Worlds fastest Indian) in afternoon. Only for members of the NZFWDA.
May 25th-27th 2018
Hawkes Bay Winch Challenge; Vehicle scrutineering Friday with stages Saturday plus night stages. Competition continues with more stages Sunday. Classes Challenge, Club and Modified. No spectators unfortunately. Contact organisers Nigel Reid – 021452668 or Steve Franklin – 0274304231 for further information.
June 1st– 3rd 2018
Mainland Superwinch Challenge; Round 1. Hosted by Marlborough 4WD Club, venue Maruia. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for entry form.
June 2nd and 3rd 2018
Off Road Racing North Island Championship; Round 3 Hosted by Auckland Offroad Racing Club at Woodhill Forest. Enduro Course. www.oranz.co.nz
June 16th-17th 2018
Off Road Racing South Island Championship; Round 2 Hosted by Canterbury Off Road Club at Christchurch. Short course & Enduro. www.oranz.co.nz
July 6th-7th 2018
Mainland Superwinch Challenge; Round 2. Hosted by Shotover 4WD Club, venue Alexandra. Email email@example.com for entry form.
August 10th-11th 2018
Mainland Superwinch Challenge: Round 3. Hosted by 4x4 Events Club, venue Christchurch. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for entry form.
September 14th-15th 2018
Mainland Superwinch Challenge; Round 4. Hosted by Nelson 4WD Club, venue Nelson. Email email@example.com for entry form.
September 15th-16th 2018
Off Road Racing South Island Championship; Round 3 Hosted by Otago Offroad Racing Club. Short course & Enduro. www.oranz.co.nz
October 12th-13th 2018
Mainland Superwinch Challenge; Round 5. Hosted by LROCO Club, venue Dunedin. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for entry form.
October 20th-21st 2018
Off Road Racing Championship; Final hosted by Canterbury Offroad Racing Club at West Melton. Short Course and Enduro. www.oranz.co.nz