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Highlands gears up for the Festival of Speed

Friday, 31 March 2017, 11:55 am | Highlands Motorsport Park

It’s just days away from one of the highlights of the year at Highlands Motorsport Park. The Festival of Speed returns to Cromwell on April 8/9 and it promises to be an action packed weekend. More >>

Baird dominates to win Highlands 101

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 8:14 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Craig Baird and co-driver Michael Almond dominated the final round of the Australian Endurance Championship to win the Highlands 101 at Highlands Motorsport Park in Central Otago this afternoon. It rounded off a remarkable weekend for the Kiwi racer who ... More >>

Quinn clinches third Australian GT title at Highlands

Sunday, 13 November 2016, 7:26 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Klark Quinn’s third place finish in the final race of the Australian GT Championship at Highlands Motorsport Park was good enough to clinch his third title. Elliot Barbour and Nathan Antunes led the field home with Kiwi driver Craig Baird and Michael Almond ... More >>

Baird the best of the Kiwis in Australian GT qualifying

Saturday, 12 November 2016, 3:27 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Craig Baird was the quickest of the Kiwis in the opening qualifying session for the Australian GT Championship at Highlands Motorsport Park this afternoon. More >>

Lowndes turns chauffeur at Hampton Downs 101

Thursday, 20 October 2016, 1:35 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Craig Lowndes, Australia’s most popular racing driver, will turn high-speed chauffeur in Tony Quinn’s $4.3 million Aston Martin Vulcan at the Hampton Downs 101 next weekend (October 28-30). Lowndes adds to an already stellar lineup for the festival ... More >>

Tony Quinn Prepares For Pikes Peak Debut

Tuesday, 14 June 2016, 10:09 am | Highlands Motorsport Park

The owner of Highlands and Hampton Downs motorsport tracks will join an exclusive club later this month when he competes in the world famous Pikes Peak International Hill Climb in the USA. More >>

Quinn excited by Hampton Downs’ potential

Friday, 5 June 2015, 1:09 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Tony Quinn, the owner of Highlands Motorsport Park, is excited about seeing the full potential of his recently-acquired Hampton Downs facility realised over the next 16 months, and how it will complement his existing motorsport venue in Central Otago. ... More >>

Repco backs iconic Race to the Sky event

Friday, 30 January 2015, 10:20 am | Highlands Motorsport Park

The return of New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky hill-climb managed by the team from Highlands Motorsport Park has gained the support of leading automotive aftermarket supplier Repco New Zealand. More >>

Race to the Sky motorsport event to return in 2015

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 2:46 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell today (August 13 2014) announced New Zealand’s iconic Race to the Sky motorsport hill climb will return next year under new management after an eight year hiatus. More >>

Interest keen for November’s Highlands 101 race

Monday, 19 May 2014, 3:09 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Prospective competitors and enthusiastic spectators are already calling Highlands Motorsport Park in New Zealand’s famed Central Otago region for more information about the next Highlands 101 endurance race event. More >>

Highlands Festival of Speed

Tuesday, 15 April 2014, 1:20 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Two extremes in motorsport will be in action at Highlands Motorsport Park near Cromwell this Easter in the first-ever Festival of Speed. At one end of the scale will be the Michael Schumacher Formula One Benetton Cosworth Grand Prix car and at the other ... More >>

Highlands Festival Speed Has Wide Appeal

Thursday, 3 April 2014, 4:34 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

The Festival of Speed at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell is anything but your average motor race meeting. More >>

Public support for Highlands’ bid for NZ Grand Prix

Friday, 10 January 2014, 5:07 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Highlands’ high-tech control room in use during November’s Highland 101 event. Photo: Simon Darby. More >>

Highlands formalises bid for New Zealand Grand Prix

Friday, 20 December 2013, 11:09 am | Highlands Motorsport Park

Highlands Motorsport Park has formally presented a proposal to MotorSport New Zealand to host the New Zealand Grand Prix from 2015 to 2017. The New Zealand Grand Prix is currently the feature race of the Toyota Racing Series season. For the past six ... More >>

Highlands circuit meets FIA approval

Tuesday, 17 December 2013, 4:41 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

The world-class race track at Highlands Motorsport Park will soon receive a grade 3 rating from the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile (FIA), the world governing body of motor sports. More >>

Inaugural Highland 101 proves popular

Monday, 11 November 2013, 12:58 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn faced the interesting quandary of how to present himself – as the winner of the inaugural Highlands 101 race with co-driver Kiwi star Fabian Coulthard – with the trophy that he commissioned as the event ... More >>

Event report #1: Highlands 101, 8-10 November 2013

Saturday, 9 November 2013, 4:55 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

The vision of creating an international class motor racing circuit has come true for the team at Highlands Motorsport Park today, 8 November, as the first race was run on the Cromwell circuit. More >>

The Highlands 101 endurance race: NZ’s answer to Bathurst?

Tuesday, 5 November 2013, 3:16 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

Highlands Motorsport Park owner Tony Quinn has ambitious plans for New Zealand’s newest endurance race, the Highlands 101 which runs for the first time on Sunday 10 November. The Australia-based Scotsman would like to see the 101 lap endurance ... More >>

Countdown to history-making Highlands 101

Friday, 18 October 2013, 5:06 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

In just three weeks, New Zealand’s newest motor racing facility, Cromwell’s Highlands Motorsport Park, hosts its first-ever race meeting called the ‘Highlands 101’. More >>

Schumacher Formula One Car For Highlands

Wednesday, 25 September 2013, 3:23 pm | Highlands Motorsport Park

The Benetton Formula One car that seven times World Champion Michael Schumacher drove into fifth place in the 1991 Italian Grand Prix at Monza, to claim his first ever F1 points, will be a lunchtime star at the Highlands 101 race meeting in early November. More >>



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