2019 Driver Experience
Taupo Motorsport Park Saturday 24th August


Come and enjoy this non-competitive event designed to appeal to everyone wanting or needing track time, from newcomers to experienced racers. Seize this opportunity to see how you and your car perform in a safe and low cost event as is possible.

  • Drivers will be separated into groups with similar experience and similarly paced cars.
  • Track craft and driver training available from experienced race drivers.
  • Safety equipment required including helmets, pure cotton overalls (no poly blends) and closed footwear.
  • All road cars must have current Warrant of Fitness and be to WOF standard on the day. Competition cars must have a current Log Book. Vintage cars, if not road registered, must have a VCC logbook.  All cars without a log book will be checked on the day. Cars with a log book will be selected for audit as prescribed in schedule A3.1(2) of the Motorsport Manual.
  • Lunch-time parade laps behind pace car (free and by invitation).
  • Food and drink available to purchase from the cafe at the track.
  • Entry fee $120 each driver
  • Social Wind down: After track closes relive the day at an informal dinner at a venue to be advised. Meals available during the evening to suit those travelling home or staying the night.

We are also looking for people to help on the day. Unfortunately running track days like this relies on others to help, so if you are not planning on having a go this year, or know someone who would be willing to help, would you please put your hand up!


Completed Entry forms can be emailed to trackday@arocnz.org.nz and payment made on-line. 

Alternatively complete the Registration Form in the latest issue of AlfaNews and post your entry to:

AROC Bay of Plenty, PO Box 11 557, Palm Beach, Papamoa, 3151

All AROC club members and non members welcome but the organisers reserve the right to decline an entry or restrict grid numbers.

Entries must be received by Friday 16 August 2019. Entries received after that date are subject to a late fee of $30.

Timetable for Saturday 24 August 2019

8.00am Entry documentation, car scrutineering.
9.00am Drivers Briefing followed by briefing for drivers new to Taupo track.
9.30am Event begins, Commencement of Driver training & practice sessions.
12.30pm Lunch and parade laps behind pace car.
1.30pm Event restarts
4.30pm Event ends, finish and pack up.
5.00pm or 7.00pm An informal dinner at a venue to be advised.


Enquiries to Bruce Harrison trackday@arocnz.org.nz ph: 07 576 6737