Have a go Days
Next available Drift Have a go days are:
Due to Covid-19 effecting the way we run things for a while, there are a few changes to our events until further notice.
- Pre Entry is REQUIRED. On the day arrivals will not be permitted to drive.
- No passengers
- No spectators and very limited persons within the park. Only those pre entered and one crew member each allowed (contact tracing details required for all persons)
To keep things simple, the first 2 days will be separated into a caged car day where you can get up close with other cars if wanted, and a single pass day:
Wed 27th May - CAGED CAR DAY
Wed 3rd June - SINGLE PASS DAY
All other dates listed on calendar page when confirmed
See below for entry forms when available
Standard Drift Day Rules:
- Drivers must have completed one of our drift schools or have other approved track drift experience to enter
- Please keep off the grass/dirt whenever possible. If you leave the track do not continue drifting.
- Convertible cars must have homologated roll protection, non homologated may be permitted for road legal car if deemed suitable.
- Repeated leaving the track (even slightly off) and your day is over
- Passengers only in approved cars (Motorsport NZ approved cage with harnesses etc)
MUST SIGN INDEMNITY FORM AND WEAR WRIST BAND.
- No drifting outside marked drift zone
- Noise will be tested, no cars over 95db will be allowed on track
- 100% Cotton long sleeve/leg overalls in tidy clean condition. SFI or FIA approved race overalls highly recommended
- All other clothing must be non flammable (100% cotton/wool)
- Helmet (not DH mountain bike) to be worn by driver and passengers must be undamaged and meet Motorsport NZ standards. See page 45 of manual here for approved safety labels: Click HERE
- No battling/close driving in non caged cars or when carrying passengers
- If you spin do not stay on the gas
- Flags or flag point lights must be obeyed, yellow means stop drifting as the may be something on track, red means something more major return to the pits
There is a lot to this so please ask if you are unsure about anything, the basics of this include:
- Fire extinguisher is required and must be bolted to the floor with a double strap metal bracket, 6mm+ bolts, panel; washers & nyloc nuts
- Car to preferably either have a current WOF & REG, Motorsport NZ Logbook.
- Battery must be securely clamped down, no straps or cable ties
- Battery in any location other than factory must be mounted by 4 bolts and be entirely separated from the cabin (in a sealed box or in boot with firewall)
- Non factory fuel systems in the boot must be 100% sealed from the cabin
- Any roll cage fitted must be homologated. Cusco cages or other non homologated cages not allowed
- Catch cans if fitted must be at least 1l capacity if engine size under 2000cc or 2l can for larger than 2000cc engine. All oil breather lines and fittings must be sealed, nothing can allow oil to escape.
- Body work must be complete and tidy, all panels to be attached, no sharp edges etc
If you do not follow these rules you may be sent home immediately
Pre entry is required for all of our drift days, for have a go days you may pay on the day
If you enter and can no longer make it on the day PLEASE LET US KNOW
By filling out this form you are agreeing to the terms and conditions on this page and of our track user agreement for open test days which can be found here.
Reminder. If you complete this form but can longer make it please let us know
Bank a/c for transfers: 02 0865 0020166 25 Canterbury Car Club.
Or ph us for credit card payments. 03 349 6003
There is no closing date for these days, however there is a limited number of spaces so you are highly recommended to get in early to avoid missing out.
If the event is cancelled before the day you will receive a full refund.
The Canterbury Car Club reserves the right to cancel the event at any time if entry numbers are low.