2022 4 & Rotary Nationals Layout

Competitor Info

~ DAY 1 DRAG RACING ~
Saturday 22nd October 2022 - NEW DATE!!
Meremere Dragway
Gates open 1:30pm (Racing starts from 3pm till late)

Spectators $25 Adults, Kids 10 and under free.

Enter on the day $80


~ DAY 2 ULTIMATE TRACK DAY ~
Sunday 23rd October 2022 - NEW DATE!!
Hampton Downs
Gates open 9am - Track closes 5pm
Spectator tickets at the gate $25 (no pass outs)
Kids 10 and under free

Enter on the day $200

Featuring: Cruising, Roll Racing, Drifting, Wet Skid Pan, Burnouts, Family Entertainment and much more

 

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What's included with your entry:

All entries include 1 Vehicle and 1 Driver into the event of your choice.

Competitor Shirts are only given out to Drag Racing and Ultimate Track Day entrants that pre-registered online

Drag Racing Info

 

Saturday 22nd October 2022
Meremere Dragway, Meremere

Gates open 1:30pm till late, racing starts at 3:00pm.  All competitors must be in the venue by 2pm. Tickets at Gate $25 (no pass outs)
Kids 10 and under free

  • All drivers in a street legal car must wear a helmet and clolsed in shoes. For competition vehicles, please refer to the official IHRA rule book.
  • All riders/drivers must have a minimum of a restricted licence, bike riders can race on a learners licence on an approved LAMs bike.
  • Any driver/rider that goes quicker than 11.00 seconds must have an IHRA/NZDRA drag racing licence.
  • All vehicles must have a current WOF and registration. Any vehicle quicker than 11.00 must must also have an IHRA/NZDRA drag racing tech. A current MSNZ log book and licence can be used as long as the vehicle does not go quicker than 10.00 seconds.
  • All bike riders on street legal bikes must wear a helmet, closed in shoes and long pants. It is highly recommended that a bike jacket and gloves be worn. For competition bikes, please refer to the official IHRA NZ rule book.


Scrutineering & Terms
Scrutineering will take place on Sunday between 1:30pm-3:30pm.

  • Your vechile needs to have a current Rego, WOF or Tech Inspection Cert to participate. Scrutineers have the final say as to if your vechicle is safe to race.
  • You must produce your helmet and have the tires your racing fitted on to the vehicle.
  • All Rotary powered vehicles MUST have approved Scatter Sheild/Blanket installed.
  • You need to have a current NZ valid drivers license to participate.

 

Track Day Info

 

Sunday 23rd October 2022
Hampton Downs

Gates open 8am – Track closes 5pm
Tickets at Gate $25 (no pass outs)
Kids 10 and under free

All competitors must be in the venue, through safety check and gone through drivers briefing by 12pm

 

VIP Entrants

There is a lane reserved for VIP Entrants at the top gate, a special parking area assigned for VIP entrants and there is also a priority VIP lane giving access to the track.

Safety Check

Every vehicle has to complete a basic Safety Check before you are allowed out on the track. This is for your safety, and the safety of those around you on the track. Scrutineering will take place in the morning through Gate 2 once you’ve gone through the registration desk. Once your car has passed, you’ll receive your window sticker allowing your car access the track. You must then attend drivers briefing to get your drivers wristband and then you’ll be good to go. Please take your documentation received at registration with you to drivers briefing and please have your license ready as well.

If you miss out on registration/safety check times, you will not be allowed onto the track. No exceptions!

All vehicles

  • Brake lights (must be in working condition)
  • Indicators (not required for dedicated track cars)
  • Legal tread on the tyres
  • Battery clamps (must be secured and not able to move, even if it’s in a battery box).
  • Fuel leaks
  • Oil leaks
  • Wheel nuts secured
  • Seat belts (a seat belt is required for all drivers and passengers out on the track. Even the vehicles from the factory without a seat belt, it should have one installed).
  • Noise limit (All tracks have noise limits and you are to obey by the track limits. If your car exceeds the limits then you will be asked to rectify this and if still persists then you won’t be allowed to take your car back out on the track)
  • Firewall
  • Structural damage
  • Door cards

Extra checks for vehicles that are not road worthy e.g. dedicated drift cars, burnout cars, race cars.

  • Racesuit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Approved helmet and footwear
  • Rollcages
  • Padding on roll cage
  • Fuel system has to be fully sealed from drivers compartment
  • Secured seats
  • No sharp objects that can cause injury
  • No major windscreen cracks
  • All cars with a modified engine must have an overflow bottle and oil catch can if one isn’t already fitted

Please take the time to check over your car and gear prior to the event to make sure you get out on the track without any problems.


Safety Requirements for Sessions

Cruising Sessions

  • Seatbelts (No seatbelt, No track time). Even if the vehicle did not come out without seatbelt from the factory.
  • Passengers welcome (must purchase a passenger band)
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • No neck brace is required and no race suit is required.
  • Vehicles equipped with roll cages that is in front of the driver must have padding on it.
  • If your wristband has been revoked for any reasons by the Hampton Downs marshals, you will not be allowed on the track for the rest of the day.

Roll Racing Sessions

  • Seatbelts (No seatbelt, No track time)
  • NO passengers allowed
  • Race suit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Motorsport helmet
  • Foam Neck Brace – For vehicles fitted with a standard lap and diagonal 3-point belt system. A foam roll/collar types is acceptable.
  • No HANS/FHR devices needed for vehicles eqiuped with standard lap belt.
  • For a modified vehicle with a 4 point harness or greater the requirement is fire retardant boots and fire retardant gloves.

Burnouts / Skid Pan

  • Seatbelts (No seatbelt, No track time)
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • Race suit OR long sleeve shirt & pants
  • Motorsport helmet
  • Foam Neck Brace – For vehicles fitted with a standard lap and diagonal 3-point belt system a Foam roll/collar types is acceptable.
  • Only ONE passenger allowed for Burnouts & Skid Pan. (Passengers must have the same safety gear as the driver).

Drifting Sessions

  • Seat belts/Harnesses
  • Fire retardant enclosed shoes and gloves (Race shoes & gloves advised)
  • Race suit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Approved Motorsport helmet
  • HANS/FHR Device – For vehicles which has a 4 point harness or great, there are various tethered devices available including Hans, NecksGen REV, Impact Accel or Simpson Hybrid.
  • Neck foam for factory vehicles with lap belt.
  • Passengers ONLY allowed on full caged cars. (Passengers must have the same safety gear as the driver)
  • For a modified vehicle with a 4 point harness or greater the requirement is fire retardant boots and fire retardant gloves.

Grip Sessions

  • Seat belts OR Harnesses
  • Sessions are for both caged and non-caged cars and will be separated into short caged and non-caged sessions
  • Fire retardant enclosed shoes and gloves (Race shoes & gloves advised)
  • Race suit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Approved Motorsport helmet
  • HANS/FHR Device – For vehicles which have a 4 point harness or greater, there are various tethered devices available including Hans, NecksGen REV, Impact Accel or Simpson Hybrid.
  • Caged race cars only with MANZ/tech inspection log book
  • For a modified vehicle with a 4 point harness or greater the requirement is fire retardant boots and fire retardant gloves.
  • Passengers ONLY allowed on full caged cars. (Passengers must have the same safety gear as the driver)

Passengers

  • Must purchase a passenger band once inside the venue
  • Passengers allowed in the cruising sessions
  • Only ONE passenger allowed for Burnouts & Skid Pan. (Passengers must have the same safety gear as the driver – see above).
  • Grip sessions, passengers ONLY allowed on full caged cars and must be wearing the same safety gear as required by the driver (see above).
  • If you want to try take passengers in the Drifting Sessions, you must have a full weld in roll cage, fixed back seats and harness as well as same safety equipment as the driver.
  • Track Staff reserve the right to remove passengers if safety is an issue prior to you getting out on the track.
  • No passengers allowed for Roll Racing.

Please take the time to check over your car and gear prior to the event to make sure you get out on the track without any problems. Some safety gear is available to hire from Hampton Downs but is first in first served.

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Refunds


If you can no longer make the event for whatever reason, there are no refunds. Any ‘no shows’ to the event or emailing afterwards will forfeit your entry. No refunds or transfers will be made.  If you would like to transfer your entry, please reply to your confirmation email.

COVID-19


In case of cancelation or postponement, your entry will automatically be transferred to the next possible event date.  

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