Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park
NZ's premier motorsport and driver training facility
Kaspa Transmissions CARnival
‘Kaspa Transmissions’ CARnival is BACK for 2021! For 2 Full days at Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo. November 12th-14th. This event is open to All vehicle makes and models. Note: Registration day Friday 12th November for those who wish to get there early and set up and get through vehicle check and drivers registration
CARnival is an event for all vehicle makes and models, Starting on Friday the 12th November, there will be a Vehicle Check & Drivers Registration Day, Saturday and Sunday the 13th & 14th will have a full timetable that includes the following…
Cruising – Drive your mates around an international Race Circuit in your car. This session is for cruising only at your own pace and any excessive speed by drivers will be slowed. Any reckless driving around other vehicles is not accepted and will be dealt with, and this can include removal of your driver’s band and vehicle’s Entry stickers – there will be NO REFUND to your entry fee if you lose these.
Drags – Drop Flag street-style drag racing, first across the line, and fun/grudge racing. Snell/DOT or ECE Rated Car Helmets are required (and NOT MX Helmets) & covered footwear is compulsory, race suits are preferred and encouraged – but long sleeves and long pants are accepted.
Burnouts – Open burnout pad, judged and non-judged burnouts Just have a go! Snell/DOT or ECE Rated Car Helmets are required (and NOT MX Helmets) & covered footwear is compulsory, and race suits are preferred and encouraged – but long sleeves and long pants are accepted.
Drifting – For the aspiring drifter inside, the drift section on track 2 will be open at scheduled times of the day to approved drivers. If you wish to be considered for the drift sessions for CARnival, Please message our Facebook page. Snell/DOT or ECE Rated Car Helmet (NOT MX Helmets), minimum Single Layer SFI Rated race suit, SFI/FIA rated Gloves & covered footwear are compulsory for this session. Passengers are allowed only if your car has a roll cage and with the minimum safety gear as mentioned.
Grip Sessions – Fewer cars on track compared to a cruise session, so more open spaces with no speed limit, go as fast as you can! Snell/DOT or ECE Rated Car Helmet (NOT MX Helmets), minimum Single Layer SFI/FIA Rated race suit, SFI/FIA rated Gloves & covered footwear are compulsory for this session. Passengers are allowed only if your car has a roll cage and with the minimum safety gear as mentioned.
Show N Shine – Everyone that has entered the event qualifies for our list of Show n Shine Award trophies.
Registration will be available for entrants from 11 am Friday the 12th November, where competitors can have their vehicle check processed and complete the driver’s registration process, so they are all ready for Saturday. Gates Close Friday at 5 pm Friday and the last vehicle check and driver’s briefing is shortly after. Gates open again at 7 am on Saturday morning, and 8 am Sunday Morning. The Vehicle Check and Drivers Registration process will be open all day, you do not have to be at the track by any time, make your own time!
Entries are OPEN – and limited to the first 400 Entries Only. Your entry fee includes Vehicle and 1 Driver entry to ALL sessions as above. No part entries, you just choose how much or little you wish to take part in. Do you have No WOF? No Reg? No Cert? – No worries!! This is a racetrack not the road! – BUT, your car must pass a safety check before being able to go out on track, this includes but is not limited to having a secure battery, working brake lights, safety belts or harnesses up to standard, undergoing a fuel and wiring system inspection etc. A Minimum Restricted Drivers license is required to be a driver at our events.
- Early Bird Entry (First 100 Entries) – SOLD OUT!
- Second Release Entry (Second 100 Entries) SOLD OUT!
- Standard Release Entry (Next 100 Entries) SOLD OUT!
- Standard Release Entry (Final 100 Entries) $300.00
- Gate Sales – $300 (If entries not sold out prior)
Pit Garages are available to purchase as an addition to your entry and you are given access from when gates open Friday Afternoon until Sunday at 5pm.
- Single Pit Garage – SOLD OUT (Note this does NOT include Your driver or vehicle entry)
- Double Pit Garage – SOLD OUT (Note this does NOT include Your driver or vehicle entry)
Spectator Pricing – Purchased at the gate on the day.
- Adults Weekend Pass $50, or $30 Per Day
- Kids Pass Age 5-12 $10 Weekend (or day)
- Under 5 Free
No pre-purchase tickets are available for this event sorry. We have cash or EFTPOS options.
Extra (Secondary) drivers – anyone that wants to be a driver throughout the weekend will be a secondary driver and must attend a driver’s briefing and fill out the paperwork required. There is a fee of $50 per extra driver (additional to your general admission fee). A Minimum Restricted Drivers license is required to be a driver at our events.
Passengers – All passengers that go out on track are required by Bruce Mclaren Motorsport Park to sign an indemnity form before being allowed out on the track. To make sure this is done passenger bands are issued to all passengers. These can be purchased from the registration room also on the first floor in the pit building. There is a “Minimum Required Height Rule” for passengers. There is no age limit but you must be at least 148cm tall. Note: Drivers bands double up as Passenger bands, you do not need to purchase both.
There is to be NO Alcohol Brought onto the venue. Vehicles will be checked and any found will be confiscated upon entering the venue
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