Taupo Historic GP

Where: Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, 463 Broadlands Rd, Taupo, Lake Taupo

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Advance Purchase - Saturday-only General Admission (children under 12 free with paying adult): $10.00
  • Advance Purchase - Sunday-only General Admission (children under 12 free with paying adult): $20.00
  • Advance Purchase - Two-Day General Admission (children under 12 free with paying adult): $25.00
  • Hospitality (2-day General Admission, Sunday-only catered suite) (no child concession or gate sale): $140.00
  • Gate Sale - Saturday-only General Admission (children under 12 free with paying adult): $15.00
  • Gate Sale - Sunday-only General Admission (children under 12 free with paying adult): $30.00
  • Gate Sale - Two-Day General Admission (children under 12 free with paying adult): $40.00
  • Door Sales Only

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Listed by: chris208

Following on from the success of the inaugural Taupo Historic GP in January 2017, the 2018 edition of this feature event of the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park annual calendar sees the return of Formula 5000, the thundering 5.0 Litre V8-engined single-seaters that raced in the USA, Europe, New Zealand Australia from 1968 to 1976.

A full field of cars from Europe, the USA, Australia and New Zealand will contest the Taupo Historic GP trophy.

Septuagenarian Aucklander, Ken Smith who finished a close second to Englishman Michael Lyons in January 2017 leads the locals attempting to put their hands on the prestigious Taupo Historic GP trophy.

Support races are for:
- Historic Muscle Cars and Historic Saloon Cars - cars from the mighty SCCA Trans-American Sedan Championship (Trans-Am) and FIA Group 2, Group 5 and early Schedule E cars that contested the New Zealand Saloon Car Championship during the late 1960s and early 1970s
- The wild Historic Sports Sedans and Allcomers that entertained NZ crowds in the 1960s and 1970s
- Historic Touring Cars from the FIA Group A and 2.0 Litre Supertouring eras of the 1980s and 1990s
- Formula Junior single-seaters from the 1950s and 1960s
- Motorcycles - both solos and side-cars

Advance sales at discounted prices are available from the Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park office -
- Phone - 07 376 5033
- Email - accounts@bmmp.nz

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