Taupo Historic GP 2018

20 Jan - 21 Jan, 18
International Circuit

 

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

- 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

 

TICKETING 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
 

TICKETS CAN BE BOUGHT AT THE BRUCE McLAREN MOTORSPORT OFFICE

CALL 07 3765033 or EMAIL admin@bmmp.nz