Weekend Wheels

April 28: Closing Night Fireworks Extravaganza, Baypark Family Speedway, ASB Stadium

The season finale of Baypark Family Speedway will include $20,000 worth of fireworks lighting up the autumn sky on Saturday, April 28. The evening’s racing will include the Stock Car Bay Champs, sprint cars, super saloons, saloons, mini stocks and 6-shooters. Come early, walk through the pits, meet the drivers and see the race cars. For tickets visit www.bayparkspeedway.co.nz Adults $25, seniors and children 5-15 years $10, family (2 adults plus three children) $60 and children under five attend free.

April 29: Hamilton Automotive, Vintage, Classic & Collectable Swap Meet, Hamilton

Hamilton Vintage and Classic Car Club and Classics Museum presents the 5th annual Hamilton Swapmeet on Sunday, April 29 from 7am-2pm. The swap meet will feature new and used automotive parts and accessories, automotive memorabilia and collectables, and models, books and brochures. $10 sell sites/$30 commercial sites. $5 public entry. All children under 15 attend free. Half price entry to the museum all day. For enquiries contact Richard Moore: 021 205 3863. The Classics Museum is located at 11 Railside Place, Hamilton.

May 27: Classic Car Show, Our Place, Tauranga

The Bay of Plenty Vintage Car Club will be having a Classic Car Show on Sunday, May 27 at Our Place, 9 Willow St, Tauranga from 10am-2pm as part of the Tauranga Vintage Festival. Gold coin entry.

The Tauranga Vintage Festival is a two-day celebration of a bygone era and along with classic cars will include vintage plane flyovers, donkey rides, classic fairground rides, pop-up performances and classic cinema screenings guaranteed to put a smile on the faces of grown-ups and the not-so-grown-ups.

June 1-3: Winter Drift Matsuri 2018, Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park, Taupo.

A multi-day grassroots drift festival which attracts drivers, crew and fans from throughout the country. The event features some of New Zealand’s best grassroots and freestyle drifters as well as live hip hop and dub step DJs, streetwear stalls and more. Beginner events are run alongside the premier invite-only events so everyone can have a chance at experiencing Drift Matsuri. To enter and for more information visit www.driftmatsuri.co.nz Day and weekend passes are available from www.eventfinda.co.nz or 0800 289 849. Children under 12 attend free.



If you have a vehicle or motorsport listing, please email details to kerry@thesun.co.nz at least two weeks prior to the event.


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