|Fri 10 Feb 2017, 10:00am–10:00pm|
|Sat 11 Feb 2017, 10:00am–10:00pm|
|Sun 12 Feb 2017, 7:00am–5:00pm|
The inaugural Rumble in the Park at Pukekohe Park on 11th and 12th February promises something for all grass-root motorsport fans.
There is a Swap meet both days organised by Meremere Drag Raceway and Pukekohe Hot Rod Club. Here is your chance to find that elusive part, catch up with old mates or just window shop.
Plus there will be trade and promotional stands, show’n’shine Hot Rod displays, a fully licensed bar back in the old Garden Bar with evening music, and a big water slide for the kids. This promises to be a fun-filled weekend for all motorsport fans and their families
Supporting the Swap meet, there will be plenty of motorsport action on the circuit both days to keep all entertained.
On Saturday, the HRC are holding 4th round of 2K Cup as well as Mini racing, then followed later by the first of its kind at Pukekohe circuit - Roll Up Drag Racing.
Then on Sunday starting at 7:30am, there is Power Cruise Brekkie and lap of the circuit for the Hot Rods, followed by Open testing sessions just for the Hot Rods.
Plus there will be a Tiger Moth display landing and taking off in the middle of the Park, surrounded by classic cars.
With admission only $10 for both days, camping available ($20), swap sites only $20 plus motor circuit action, this inaugural event at Pukekohe Park is not to be missed.
Details of activities:
Friday (Set up day)
- 10am: Open Testing
Open Testing session is available for all those who want to test their car or driving ability on NZ’s iconic motor circuit.
- 12pm: Gates open for Swap meet set up
Swap meet will be sited on the paddock up the top of the Park, ensure you book your site, above. Limited spaces available.
- 2pm: Garden Bar opens
- 5pm: Swap Meet - Meet'n'Greet (in Garden Bar)
- 9am: Gates open
- 9am: Waterslide for the kids open
- 9:30am to 2:30pm: HRC Events 2K Cup and Mini Action series racing
Run by HRC Events, this is the 4th round of 2K Cup’s 6th season. This is grass-root racing at its very best, where it’s about racing the car not the bank. If a member and you wish to compete in the round, click HRC Events here.
- 11am: Garden Bar opens
- 4pm: Prize giving for HRC series winners (in Garden Bar)
- 5pm: First time at Pukekohe - Roll Drag racing
Roll Racing is the latest form of Motorsport to hit Australasia, where you race another car from a rolling start (50 km/h) and drag race each other for 250 m, in a safe controlled environment without being busted. It’s open to all types of vehicles, as long it has a current warrant of fitness (or MSNZ log book) and the drivers have current driving license.
This will be the first time this type of racing is held at the Pukekohe circuit. It’s a must watch! To participate and enter, select the option above.
- 7:30am: Gates open
- 9am: Waterslide for the Kids open
- 7:30am to 11am: Power Hot Rod Cruise Brekkie and Laps of Pukekohe
Hot Rod owners are invited to come for a hearty breakfast, show’n’shine and power cruise around NZ’s iconic Pukekohe circuit.
To book your brekkie for you, your hot rod and passenger(s), select the relevant options above.
- 12:30pm to 4pm: Hot Rod Open Testing session where the hot rods can really open up and display their power in 4 x 15-minute sessions.
To enter your car, select the option above.
Plus all Sunday Tiger Moth and Classic Car display in the centre of Pukekohe Park.
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