Next event date 5th Feb 2023. The participant entry will are up at 40 entrants, of cars and motorbikes.
Landspeed date for next event. Feb 2023
If cancelled, due to Covid or Rain, credit given for a rain day no date established yet
Entries are OPEN for next event!
Get your entry in (places are limited) using the following link:
Join as a Landspeed NZ member and book your place (you must be a member to attend the event, note we only do one event per year, so your membership lasts for one year including that event you participated in, so its membership has no date on it. Unless you joined up as a social member, then it is dated)
Also you must go to “Forms” and download the Indemnity and Rules applicable for the vehicle you intend to race and read the rules and note what you need to do or provide. Then Email a copy to John Seccombe the President, plus bring with you on the day as there is a check list on there to be checked and signed, then you get your number to race.
Email your interest to firstname.lastname@example.org or call John at 021 961 766
Please see full details below and keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates and announcements relating to the event.
With the exclusive use of 6 kilometers of straight flat road, this event will allow you to find out what your vehicle’s maximum speed is. The middle quarter mile (402mtr) will be timed using Tag Heuer equipment as used The quarter mile has been professionally surveyed, and has less than 1% deviation. Between the surveyed distance the Tag Heuer timing equipment, will give an average speed to the 4th decimal point, an extremely accurate result as per FIA/FIM standards. There is also signs on side of the road giving you an indication of klms traveled
This event is open to road and race vehicles. Do not be so concerned about the classes, put down all the details of your vehicle Make, Model, Age, CC, if Supercharged or Turbo, or Nitrous or Diesel, Petrol or Electric. Then these details go on the certificate and you can compare with existing World or other National records, this is your bragging rights to an event that you participated in, near duplicating all the conditions of a Speed record on the Salt of Australia or USA etc.
Your vehicle entry also includes pit crew passes for your support team, includes free parking and free camping. Note at this time the generous farm owners have given us free camping in the pit area, and we have provided toilets and a hot shower. Only approved cookers allowed.
WARNING instructions for driving/riding to Goudies Road, coming from Rotorua Please note that the northern end of Goudies Road is a private forest unsealed road and is gated and LOCKED in the forest, there is no public access this way. Do not use in car maps, TomTom etc If you have these just program in Reporoa, then on reaching Reporoa program in 476 Goudies Road, Reporoa.
Enter via Plateau Road, when you get to the end of Plateau turn left onto Goudies and then proceed 2.4 klms up to the pit entrance on your left. ( you will see a huge barn on the left). Participants must be in Pit area for Car/Bike check and safety gear check by 6.30am to 7am. If arriving after 7.30am then Goudies road will be closed, and your only option is go to the Start/Finish marshals on Goudies road 200 meters from junction of Goudies road/Plateau Rd. They will tell you when you can follow the Participant vehicles back to the pits after they have finished their two runs. This may mean a 5 minute wait or a 45 minute wait. IMPORTANT This is a motorsport event you enter at your own risk, that means you and your car. Motorsport could be dangerous. Recommended to wear ear protection.
If you are looking for accommodation, the closest main centers are Rotorua to the north and Taupo to the south. If traveling from the north, pay heed to the above notice about the forest Goudies road part being locked; make sure your GPS or Google Maps directions don’t try to take you via the private forest or you will have to back track 15 klms.
- No pets allowed. The consequences of an animal wandering onto the course are too great; please leave your pets at home!
- No smoking, including vapor units. This is important; not only are we are within a forestry area but our safety crews are on constant lookout for ANY smoke, cigarettes or vaping devices could trigger a false alarm which would shut down the event while it is investigated.
- No alcohol. Alcohol and motorsport don’t mix, please wait until after the event before celebrating with a drink, even if you are a spectator. Yes you can drink the day before when camping in moderation and no drink driving.
- No children under 13, unless they are the immediate family of a participant.
- All participants must be of 18 years or older.
Please remember that motorsport is dangerous, the above rules are for everyone’s safety and to ensure we stay within the conditions of our use of Goudies Road. Important wear ear protection, the Kawasaki H2R motorbike generates noise levels up to 130Db
- COVID REGULATIONS AS THEY APPLY TO OUR EVENTs
- As per the rules for non-profit sporting events under the Orange level of the traffic light system