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Dream car up for grabs in Fast & Furious Racing

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 3:25 pm | Hampton Downs

Hampton Downs is offering arguably the richest prize in New Zealand motorsport history to celebrate the launch of the new Fast & Furious Racing format at the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 next weekend (October 28-29). More >>

Mike Eady Fired Up for Fast & Furious Racing

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:32 am | Hampton Downs

Mike Eady has probably done more laps around Hampton Downs than anyone else. Even so, the owner of TrackTime Driving Academy is excited about the opportunity to race on the international circuit in the new Fast & Furious Racing concept. He was ... More >>

Kiwi team gears up for Australian GTs

Thursday, 28 September 2017, 11:20 am | Hampton Downs

Motorsport isn't the first thing most people would associate with the trendy Auckland suburb of Ponsonby. Yet just off the main drag is the headquarters of International Motorsport, one of New Zealand’s most successful racing teams. More >>

Date Set for 2018 New Zealand Festival of Motorsport

Friday, 10 March 2017, 4:28 pm | Hampton Downs

Aussie motorsport specialists engaged to bring together cars and stars to celebrate the ‘Legends of Bathurst’ More >>

The Voice of Drift: Jarod De Anda

Wednesday, 1 February 2017, 2:20 pm | Hampton Downs

One of the biggest drift events ever held in New Zealand has attracted one of the biggest names in the sport from the United States. Jarod De Anda will man the microphone at Mad Mike’s Summer Bash at Hampton Downs on Saturday, February 18. More >>

Rare opportunity to see Formula 1 cars in New Zealand

Friday, 20 January 2017, 1:34 pm | Hampton Downs

Frank Lyons was at Silverstone in 1977 when James Hunt won the British Grand Prix in a McLaren M26 F1. “If you’d told me back then that I would own James Hunt’s car one day I’d have said there was more chance of me being struck by lightning,” ... More >>

From Mexico with love

Thursday, 12 January 2017, 10:28 am | Hampton Downs

One of the oldest categories at the New Zealand Festival of Motor Racing at Hampton Downs from January 20-22 is also one of the most popular with almost 50 cars from around the world confirmed for the Formula Junior class. More >>

Mad Mike's Summer Bash set for Hampton Downs

Thursday, 8 December 2016, 12:50 pm | Hampton Downs

Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, Mazda and New Zealand drift superstar ‘Mad Mike’ Whiddett have joined forces to bring you the biggest drift event of 2017 – Mad Mike’s Summer Bash! More >>

Russell leaves it late to claim Hampton Downs 101

Sunday, 30 October 2016, 8:38 pm | Hampton Downs

There was a thrilling finish to the first Hampton Downs 101 with Supercars driver David Russell snatching the win from South Auckland’s Graeme Smyth in the closing laps. Smyth looked set for the most unlikely of wins but Russell, who started the ... More >>

Murphy heads the Kiwi charge at the Hampton Downs 101

Saturday, 29 October 2016, 9:00 pm | Hampton Downs

Australian driver David Russell posted the quickest time of the day in this afternoon’s Top Ten Shootout to claim pole position for tomorrow’s Hampton Downs 101. Russell clocked 1:30.80s in the Lago Lamborghini REX, just 0.10s faster than the Miedecke ... More >>

Take to the track with HD Auto

Tuesday, 11 October 2016, 10:17 am | Hampton Downs

Going flat out down the back straight of a race track is a ‘bucket list’ experience for many people. Now Hampton Downs are helping make dreams a reality with their new HD Auto initiative. More >>

Greg Murphy teams up with Tony Quinn for Hampton Downs

Wednesday, 21 September 2016, 8:57 am | Hampton Downs

New Zealand motor racing superstar Greg Murphy is set to return to the Australian GT grid for the Hampton Downs 101 at the end of October and the Highlands 101 in November. Murphy will line up alongside Hampton Downs owner Tony Quinn in the Aston ... More >>

101 days to the 101

Thursday, 21 July 2016, 11:21 am | Hampton Downs

This Thursday, July 21 marks 101 days to the first Hampton Downs 101 at Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park. The event, which features cars and drivers from the Australian GT Championship, is also the official opening for the new look Hampton ... More >>

Major International Motorsport Event for Hampton Downs

Thursday, 9 June 2016, 1:28 pm | Hampton Downs

The new, improved Hampton Downs International Motorsport Park will reopen at the end of October after a $25 million upgrade. The Hampton Downs 101 is a new event featuring some of the world’s leading cars including Porsche, Lamborghini and Aston ... More >>

Hampton Downs Will Provide V8 Supercars with Long-Term Venue

Thursday, 8 December 2011, 3:25 pm | Hampton Downs

Hampton Downs Raceway will table a proposal to host the 2013 New Zealand leg of the V8 Supercars with the championship organisers early next year. “We have been working with a consortium of financial advisors, planners and investors for the past ... More >>


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