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Legends of Bathurst to become an annual event

Sunday, 14 January 2018, 7:32 pm | Hampton Downs

Hampton Downs owner Tony Quinn has confirmed the 4Guys Autobarn Legends of Bathurst will become an annual event to be held in January every year. The festival, celebrating all things Bathurst, concluded today with hundreds of fans turning up to meet their ... More >>

Richards all class at Legends of Bathurst

Saturday, 13 January 2018, 5:25 pm | Hampton Downs

“Gentleman Jim’ Richards proved a hit on and off the track on the opening day of the Legends of Bathurst festival at Hampton Downs. More >>

Three more legends confirmed for Hampton Downs

Friday, 12 January 2018, 10:28 am | Hampton Downs

Allan Moffat, John Goss and Fred Gibson are the latest Australian motorsport stars to be confirmed for this weekend’s 4Guys Autobarn Legends of Bathurst event at Hampton Downs. More >>

Radisich to race Tru Blu Falcon at Legends of Bathurst

Tuesday, 9 January 2018, 3:53 pm | Hampton Downs

‘Difficult and unrewarding’ are the words Paul Radisich uses to describe his relationship with Bathurst. Two second-place finishes in the Bathurst 1000 and two horrific crashes were the highlights and lowlights of Radisich’s racing career ... More >>

Bowe’s Flying Brick confirmed for Legends of Bathurst

Thursday, 28 December 2017, 12:13 pm | Hampton Downs

John Bowe is the latest Australian racing legend confirmed for the NZ Festival of Motor Racing at Hamptons Downs from January 13-14. The 4Guys Autobarn Legends of Bathurst will celebrate all things Bathurst and Bowe, a two-time winner of the Bathurst ... More >>

Jim Richards will take centre stage at Legends of Bathurst

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 3:58 pm | Hampton Downs

Jim Richards will take centre stage at Legends of Bathurst event Bathurst conqueror and V8 Supercar hero Jim Richards will be the focus on and off the track at the Hampton Downs’ annual Festival of Motorsport being held at the North Waikato circuit over ... More >>

Gaz Whiter defends Summer Bash title

Sunday, 10 December 2017, 10:12 am | Hampton Downs

Gaz Whiter confirmed his status as one of the best drifters in New Zealand with a dominant performance in ‘Mad Mike’s’ Summer Bash at Hampton Downs on Saturday afternoon. More >>

Summer Bash Debut for South African Drifter at Hampton Downs

Thursday, 7 December 2017, 9:02 am | Hampton Downs

The top 32 professional and amateur drifters in the country go head-to-head at Mazda Mad Mike’s Summer Bash at Hampton Downs this Saturday in the biggest drift event of the year. Among them will be George Myburgh, who grew up drifting in car parks ... More >>

Whiter on track for back-to-back Summer Bash titles

Wednesday, 29 November 2017, 11:58 am | Hampton Downs

Gaz Whiter hasn’t driven his car since he won the first Summer Bash earlier this year, but the four-time national champion is confident of putting on another good show at the second instalment of Mad Mike Whiddett’s drift extravaganza at Hampton ... More >>

‘Fanga Dan' fired up for Summer Bash

Wednesday, 22 November 2017, 4:40 pm | Hampton Downs

Daniel ‘Fanga Dan’ Woolhouse is confident his new RTR Ford Mustang, the result of a collaboration with US drifting star Vaughn Gittin Jr., will be ready for Mad Mike’s Summer Bash on December 9. More >>

Grassroots drifting boost from 'Mad Mike' Whiddett

Thursday, 9 November 2017, 8:47 am | Hampton Downs

Thirty-two of the best drifters in the country will go head-to-head at MAZDA ‘Mad Mike’s’ Summer Bash at Hampton Downs on December 9. More >>

Hackett/Storey Take Out Hampton Downs 500

Monday, 30 October 2017, 8:26 am | Hampton Downs

Kiwi drivers finished first and second in this afternoon’s Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 with Dom Storey and Peter Hackett claiming the win ahead of the Australian Endurance Championship leaders, Jaxon Evans and Tim Miles. More >>

Martin/Talbot claim pole for Hampton Downs 500

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 6:02 pm | Hampton Downs

John Martin and Liam Talbot will start from pole position in the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500 on Sunday afternoon after they won today’s Top Ten Shootout. More >>

Kiwi drivers impress in practice for Hampton Downs 500

Friday, 27 October 2017, 6:30 pm | Hampton Downs

Matt Halliday showed no sign of jetlag around Hampton Downs this afternoon. The California-based Kiwi and former A1GP racer set the fastest time in the opening practice session for the Laser Plumbing & Electrical Hampton Downs 500, just hours after getting off ... More >>

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 >>



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