Landspeed date for next event. To be announced in future
Programme for typical event
If cancelled, rain day will be To be announced in future
Results from past events are available here.
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)
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.
We will be hosting landspeed trials for cars and motorcycles on Goudies Road (near Reporoa, Waikato) on the 29th March 2020 Please see Locations for more information about Goudies Road.
With the exclusive use of 5.8 kilometers of straight flat road, this event will allow you to find out what your vehicle’s maximum speed is.
The middle quarter mile (402m) will be timed using Tag Heuer equipment, and you will be issued with a certificate for your top speed. 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.
This event is open to road and race vehicles.
Motorcycles will fall under either “Blown” (turbo, supercharger or nitrous) and “Naturally Aspirated”. Engine capacity classes are:
Cars will fall under either “Blown” (turbo, supercharger or nitrous), “Naturally Aspirated”, or “Diesel” (including turbo diesels). Engine capacity classes are:
Please keep an eye on our Facebook page for updates, and footage from the event will be uploaded there at a later date.
Entry fee for a competition vehicle (car or motorcycle) is $300. You must also be a current LSNZ member, membership for participants is $100 per year. Click here to download the LSNZ membership form. Your vehicle entry also includes pit crew passes for your support team, includes free parking. 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.
Information for attendees
If you would like more information on this event, please contact us.
Please note that the northern end of Goudies Road is gated and LOCKED in the forest, there is no public access this way. 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 8am then Goudies road will be closed, and you only option is via the 2klm unsealed dirt farm road entry from Plateau Road, 200 meters from junction of Goudies road. Proceed slowly and quietly 10kph max past the house on right, past the cowshed on left. If cows crossing or path closed wait until clear, close gates or cord across as you found it, then turn right and proceed for 2klms up to behind the big barn pit area. It will be sign posted. Public spectators, to left of pit area into paddock up to within 30 meters of Goudies road fence. 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 road 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.
- 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.
Keep an eye on the LSNZ Facebook page for updates in relation to the event.