NZ PETROLHEAD - FAST, FASTER, FASTEST An excellent writeup about the Top Alcohol Group One battle at Meremere Dragway just a few weeks ago, where the two Mount Shop/Marsh Motorsport dragsters laid down NZ's quickest ever side-by-side Top Alcohol pass. Both of these dragsters will be at this weekends 51st NZ Nationals! Thanks to NZ Petrolhead. Words by Debbie Jarvis, pics by Popeye Pics, Debbie Jarvis and Paul Millar. ... See MoreSee Less
51ST NZ NATIONALS JUST TWO DAYS AWAY Our preparations for the largest and most prestigious meeting of the season are well under way, and in just a few days we will be burning rubber as we embark on one of the most anticipated competitions of the year. With over 60 vehicles pre-entered or confirmed attending from all over New Zealand, and loads more expected on race day, the fields of cars and bikes will be huge! If you've never been to the Masterton drag strip before, we recon you should check it out - you won't be disappointed. If you've been before, you simply won't want to miss out on this quarter mile extravaganza. See you at the track!
Gate entry: $20 per person per day, under 14’s free Gates open: 9am Saturday, 8am Sunday Racing starts: 10am Saturday, 9am Sunday ... See MoreSee Less
#mastertonmotorplex #51stnznationalsWe will be racing this weekend at Masterton Motorplex International Dragstrip for the 51st NZ Nationals & Final Kiwi Thunder Group One National Series!
It is shaping up to be a great weekend and a big thanks to our sponsors #tridenthomes and #autotransltd for helping make it happen! ... See MoreSee Less
In just 4 days we'll be getting underway with KIWI THUNDER & the NZ NATIONALS! The final round of the Kiwi Thunder Group One National Series is the main attraction, with the 51st NZ Nationals also sure to be a show-stopper. The final meeting for the 2018/2019 drag racing series is shaping up to be an EPIC weekend! Make sure you've got your accommodation sorted, and come along with your family and friends for a full-on weekend of drag racing action! For more details check out the Event Page www.facebook.com/events/2154296968227809/
Full competition meeting – open to all classes, on both days.
VALE - NIGEL ALSOP It is with extreme sadness that we have today heard of the passing of one of drag racings true good guys. Nigel was extremely talented, with an outstanding eye for detail, and was a much loved and admired member of the drag racing fraternity. His razor-sharp wit and wicked sense of humour will be sadly missed. Our sincerest condolences go out to all of Nigels family, friends, and all of his extended drag racing family. Rest in peace, Nigel.
That's sad and he only just competed at masterton the weekend been. Live your life like it's the last day because it just could be your last. To the friends and family sorry for your loss.
Our tireless photographers never fail to impress us with the amazing images they capture; a big thanks to Grahams Glimpses Photography for these fantastic snaps from the Auckland Invasion weekend. We hope you enjoy them!Featuring Round 2 of the Kiwi Thunder Group One National Series and the Final Round of the Outlaw 71 Series ... See MoreSee Less
Well done to Bob and the team in doing the job to make this track a reality.
Dion Crook Rex Margetts
PM your details and I'll send you one 8-)
This was the best drag meeting I have every been to
Coming from the U.S. To watch drag racing here on February 14/15. Will keep the drag racers back home updated during this race!
Cody Adam Hay
Dwane Garrett in the paper again ay haha
Yea Dwane Osborne but Dwane Garrett aint from carterton haha
^ I'm sure he used to be
Ex ctwn man,nw mtwn..lol
Roll on next season !
As always, what a weekend! Thank you Bob, Georgie and the whole team...Tony, Paul Rose, the startline crew all the race teams and the water truck man that filled our pool up. A few of us considering doing the trip again for your Nationals. Same set up with the grandstand? Hehe