Gate fee is $25 pp - under 15 free - Racing starts at 9 am
2020/21 Season Dates
28 December - Ft. Outlaw 71 & Gassers!!!
29 December - NZ Summer Nationals
The 28 Dec event features our 'No-Eliminations' format where all racers run all rounds, with points awarded each round and talllied at the end of the day to decide the results. Pairings are determined by reaction times from the previous round.
All classes will be run, and it's a great opportunity for racers who are coming to compete at the Summer Nationals to use this event as a test-n-tune/practise.
We are considering a discount for racers who will be racing both days.
The venue is open every day between 7am and 9pm, THE GATE IS LOCKED AT NIGHT.
Racers can arrive and start setting up the day before the event. Entry will be open about 5 pm - 7.30 pm the day before, and early the following morning. Please get entry completed as soon as you arrive.
Day racers go to scrutineering first.
Racers are reminded to have the Entry/SSP form fully completed before coming to the pit office. Don't forget your logbook, comp licence, and civil driver licence (N/A for Juniors).
Driver's briefing is at 8.30 am.
NOTE: There are NO Pit Runners. Racers need to check in at the pit office to see who they are paired with for each round.
Garages are $100 for the day, and an additional $50 over night. Please contact Bruce McLaren Motorsports Park directly for garage hire. Summer Thunder is not involved.
Camp at the venue for $15/person/night on a non-powered site. A powered site will cost you just another $10 for your stay. Camping is permitted all year round. This is done directly with BMMP;
BMMP have to abide by the usual health & Safety stuff. If you book for camping, you are considered to have read these;
entry /SSP FORM
Save yourself some time. Download, print, and fill out the Entry/SSP form to bring with you to the track;
Print this form, fill it out, and go directly to the scrutineering shed when you arrive at the track (large, unpainted shed near entrance to pits). After scrutineering, take this form and your driver's licence to Entry in the Pit Office.
the track and facilities
The drag strip uses the back straight of the circuit for the second half of the timed distance and the braking area. The drag strip is approximately 460 m (1500 feet) above sea level, and runs NE to SW. It is a full 1/4 mile drag strip, with approximately 650 m of braking (2130 feet, more than 3/16 mile) before the turn at the end. The drag strip surface is concrete from the 'waterbox' out to approximately 30 m (90 feet) from the startline, with fine-grade asphalt for the rest of the track. The venue boasts very large garages with lighting and power, and very good toilet and shower facilities in the pits. The entire pit area is sealed, there is a cafe on site, and other food vendors may attend. Camping is available all year round.
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