Next available Drift Have a go days are:   

  • Tue 30 April
    Cars on track 10:00 - 3:30
    Track Layout - A Track V1 Reverse
    Alternating groups - Single pass & Battle   (Single pass for non caged cars, beginners & passengers. Battle for caged cars, driver only)
  • Wed 29 May
  • Wed 26 June

Entry Fees - $110 (Canterbury Car Club members)
$140 (Non CCC Members)

Reminder to check the vehicle requirements below before entering. Particularly around safety items such as battery/seat mounting, and exhaust systems (no screamer pipes). 


Pre entry is required, pre payment highly recommended but you can pay on the day
If you enter and can no longer make it on the day 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

Safety gear is available for rental on the day (limited sizes so calling ahead can help)
Double layer race suit - $40
Helmet - $20


 By filling out an entry 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.


Standard Drift Have a Go Day Info & 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 by officials.
  • Rear wheel drive cars only. No FWD/4WD
  • Repeated leaving the track (even slightly off) and your day is over 
  • Passengers only in approved cars (Motorsport NZ approved cage with valid harnesses etc) PASSENGER 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 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

Your car must meet the requirements of Motorsport NZ's Schedule A & Schedule DR

There is a lot to this so please ask if you are unsure about anything, basics below but more details are here

- 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 MSNZ approved - mounted by 4 bolts with nyloc nuts and panel washers both ends, and be entirely sealed from the cabin (in a sealed box or in boot with firewall)
- Non factory fuel systems in the boot must be entirely sealed from the cabin
- Any roll cage fitted must be homologated or in a fully road legal car, non homologated cages only at the discretion of the organisers (no Cusco etc)
- 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
- All exhaust outlets MUST exit the bodywork behind the mid point of the car, this includes wastegate pipes - no screamer pipes permitted exiting before the mid point of the car


If you do not follow these rules you may be sent home immediately


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.