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Venue: TSB Arena, A&P Showgrounds, off Maire Street, HAWERA


Thursday 24th May - Track Opens 1pm - 6pm - Uncontrolled Practice (in classes)

Friday 25th May – Venue Opens 8am - Controlled Practice 9:00am - 3pm
Round 1 Qualifying 3:30pm - 6:30pm

No further practice will be offered after the last round of controlled practice


Saturday 26th - Qualifying

Venue Opens 8:00am

Drivers Registration 8:15am to 9:00am

Drivers Briefing 9:10am

Qualifying Starts 9:30am - Aiming to Complete 4 Rounds by 7pm


Sunday 27th – Finals

 Venue Open 8:00am

Drivers Briefing 8:30am

Finals Start 9am - 3 Rounds for all Finals


Please note that the above times and schedule are subject to change at race directors discretion



Drivers must hold an NZRCA license and be a financial member of an affiliated club or prove they are a financial member of any overseas club

Racers who are not currently a financial member of a NZRCA club are invited to contact our club Secretary – Ross Wilton

to discuss membership options. Little Forest Raceway recommend joining your local club where possible.

 This event will be run per the 2018 NZRCA EP Off-Road Rules

A Copy of these can be found at

 Classes offered are

2wd Buggy Stock

2wd Buggy Modified

2wd Truck Stock

2wd Truck Modified

4wd Buggy Stock

4wd Buggy Modified

2wd Short Course Truck


Event Details


Control Tires

See Tires Tab above for links to control tire information



Drivers must marshal the race following the one after their own race. (Race 1 Marshalls Race 3 – Race 2 Marshalls Race 4 etc) . If you are unable to marshal for any reason, it is the racers responsibility to find an alternative marshal and advise the race director. 


Lap Counting

Scoring will be via LiveTime using AMBrc. Competitors will need to provide their own personal transponders.

Race numbers will be provided so please remove or cover any existing numbers on your car.


Driver Registration / Scrutineering

Drivers must register with the scrutineers if they wish to race. No cars are to go on to the track until they have passed initial scrutineering.

All cars are to be scrutineered before their race including battery voltage testing, control tire checking, weight and width of vehicle.  It is the drivers responsibility to ensure their car complies and no car shall be placed on the track until it has passed pre-race scrutineering.  At the conclusion of the race, cars will NOT be re-checked however random checks may be completed by the scrutineers at any time. 


Indoor Venue

This event is being held at an indoor venue and therefore is not subject to adverse weather.  LFR are yet to clarify if you will be able to park inside the building, however there will be a LOT of space for pitting indoors.  Tables and Chairs will be provided to any competitor travelling via Air to the event.  Please let us know if you will require a table and chair/s so we can make sure we have enough for everyone



Power / Water / Rubbish

Power will be available at the track for competitors. Please supply your own extension cords.

Non-potable water will be available onsite.

Rubbish – bins shall be provided, please ensure you use them or take your rubbish home with you.



Food and Drinks will be available at the track on all days during the event. EFTPOS will be available



There will be a minimum of 4 heats for every car. Best ONE performance shall determine your final and grid position.

Competitors will start qualifying on a staggered start system.



Maximum of 12 car finals.

There shall be 3 rounds of finals for every car.

NZRCA Points System shall be used to calculate final positions in all classes.


Entry Fees

1st Car = $40

Additional Cars = $20 each




Please make all payments to the following bank account

Little Forest Raceway

TSB Bank

Westown Branch

Account Number: 15-3948-0416821-00

Please use Initial and Surname as reference so we can ensure your payment has been received.


For any event enquiries, please contact either of the following

 President – Scott Kendall –  

 Secretary – Ross Wilton

Treasurer - Tracy Van Beers -