Weekend Wheels

2016 – Elite MotorSport Academy

Applications for the 2016 Elite MotorSport Academy are now open and close on March 18, 2016. The successful applicants will attend the Elite Academy camp in Dunedin, scheduled for the week of July 3 to 10, 2016. The camp will provide a one-week intensive “in camp programme of physical and educational training assistance package to up to nine MotorSport New Zealand recognised race or rally competitors who have already demonstrated the ability to excel in their chosen motorsport discipline”. For more information go to www.motorsport.org.nz

January 30 – ENZED 2016 UIM Jetsprint World Championship Final

After captivating near sell-out crowds for the past two years, the jetsprint boats are set to power their way into Mt Maunganui’s Baypark Stadium again this month, bringing a whole new level of hi-octane, international motor racing action. Up to 60 high-powered boats, top teams and drivers from the USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand will battle it out for world titles across three classes: Suzuki Unlimited Superboats, Altherm Group A, Biolytix Group B (400s). The event is being held on January 30 from 4pm to 10pm. To purchase tickets phone 0800 BUY TIX (289 849).

February 13 – Baypark Family Speedway Burger King Super Saloon Series

The Burger King Super Saloon Car series visits Baypark Family Speedway again
this season. New Zealand’s best Super Saloon Car drivers travel the North Island to win this series. Also featuring after several years absence the street stocks will be out in force. Spectator gates open at 5pm with racing getting underway at 6.30pm.
For more information go to www.bayparkspeedway.co.nz

February 27 and 28 – Teng Tools NZ International Rallycross

NZ’s first arena International Rallycross at Baypark Speedway combining rallycars, off-roader, Honda cup cars and 2KCup cars on a combination of surfaces from clay to concrete and asphalt, including several high flying jumps over the 1.5km track. Rallycross is revolutionary, exciting and action-packed family entertainment.

The event gets underway on February 27 and 28 at Baypark Stadium from 4pm to 10pm. To purchase tickets call 0800 BUY TIX (289 849).


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