May 2017

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National Advanced Driving

from 9:00 to 16:30

The National Advanced Drivers School was formed to promote and encourage safe driving habits and attitudes. The fundamental aim of the school is to teach drivers how to react correctly when confronted with potentially dangerous situations.

For more information please visit their website.

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Manfeild Test Day

from 8:00 to 16:00

Manfeild test days are for competition cars and motorcycles.

Gates open at 8am – entrance via Rata Street.

Cost is $120 (per vehicle) for full day, Half day (1pm to 4pm) is $80 and you can pay on the day. Passengers are allowed, cost is $40 per passenger for the first two passengers then $80 per passenger for every passenger thereafter.

For more information check out our website.

Strict noise limits are in force, all cars and bikes need to be silenced to 95db or below and readings will take place throughout the day.

Call – 06 323 7444 for more details.

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Manawatu Saddle Up Club Rally

from 8:00 to 12:00

Rallies are held at the outdoor arena. These are unstructured ridden gatherings where members come and school on the arena.

It’s a great time to meet other members, bring out new/young horses, ride around and have a casual outing.

You can arrange to BYO instructor. Sometimes there are a handful of jumps set up, or you can set some up yourself.

You don’t need to be a current member to attend a rally, but we ask if you attend three Saddle Up Events (of any kind) that you join. You do need to follow Saddle Up rules at any Saddle Up event.

For more information please contact:
Manawatu Saddle Up Organiser, Jaymi Green: Ph – 06 953 7571 or Email – [email protected]

Alfa Romeo May Madness

from 8:30 to 16:30

2017 May Madness is a celebration of everything Sud and Front wheel drive.

40 odd years ago Alfa Romeo rolled out a groundbreaking car, one that gave rise to the “hatchback” category an event worthy of a May Madness event! So whether you have a lovely road going version or of full out racing monster – if it’s a Sud, Sprint or any front wheel drive derivative we want to see you next May in Feilding.

Come for Driver Training, the Track Experience, Sprinting or, the Racing, and especially for the socialising.

‘May Madness in May’ has something for everyone!

For further information email – [email protected]

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Ultimate Trackdays, Track and Drift Day

from 8:00 to 16:30

Drive or Drift your car around one of New Zealand’s most iconic circuits.

Ultimate Trackdays provide a safe friendly environment for you to push the limits of your car without getting the speeding tickets.

Our track sessions are open to novice drivers in road spec cars through to experienced track drivers in slightly modified track cars. We have two track sessions every hour so you can get up to 3 hours track time per day.

We limit numbers to 20 cars so you are guaranteed smooth free flowing track time without the overcrowding that can happen at other events. Ultimate drift sessions are by invite only. If you wish to book please contact us beforehand.

You must pre-book via our website to take part.

For more information contact Ultimate Trackdays on 021 143 8354 or see our website.

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MG Charity Classic

from 9:00 to 16:30

The MG Car Club Wellington Centre and the MG Classic Racing Register once again welcomes participants in The Sound MG Charity Classic Motor Race meeting.

Like last year, this year’s event is a one-day meeting focusing on classic sports and saloon cars. We again welcome historic single seaters and sports cars.

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Tru-Test Beef Expo

from 9:00 to 17:00

New Zealand’s top beef breeders plan years in advance to produce a quality heifer or bull to enter Beef Expo show and sale.

Eight beef breeds are represented and with New Zealand held in high regard as one of the world’s best suppliers of quality beef, it is a notable achievement to have an entry at Beef Expo and the highest accolade to be a prize winner.

During 15-16 May, Beef Expo activities, in addition to the National Genetics Show and Sale, include Future Beef (competitions for the youth aged 5 – 24), agricultural seminars and trade sites.

The current bright outlook for beef farmers and the high demand for quality red meat, makes this an excellent time to associate your business with the national premier beef event of the year, Beef Expo 2017.

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400kw Holden NZV8 Hot Laps

from 9:00 to 16:30

If you have ever wanted to experience the absolute extreme thrill of being driven ‘flat out’ by a professional driver in a fully modified 400kw 6000cc V8 Holden race car. Then this is definitely for you!

Experience life in the fast lane as one of our professional V8 drivers from the NZV8 Hot Laps team ‘accelerates your life.’ Your NZV8 Hot Laps experience starts off in our upstairs corporate suite when you meet the V8 team and you are then fully kitted out into one of our race suits and helmet.

Then you are strapped into the full passenger’s race seat and race harness of our ‘Holden Hot Seat’ in one of our 400kw V8 beasts.

Then your NZV8 Hot Laps experience goes up to ‘extreme’ and your heart rate quickens as one of our vastly experienced NZV8 Hot Lap drivers takes you out on-track for the ride of your life!
Book your extreme NZV8 Hot Lap experience with New Zealand’s only full-time professional Holden V8 Race Experience operators, in one of our exclusive 400kw V8 beasts.

– Quick Fang Option: 2 flying laps (followed by cool down lap).
– Bang4Buck Option: 3 flying laps (followed by cool down lap).
– Premium Option: 5 flying laps (followed by cool down lap).

Spectators and cameras etc are welcomed.

Only a very limited number of exclusive 400kw Holden NZV8 Hot Lap ride positions are available on each day. So ensure you book early!

400kw NZV8 Race Drive Experience

from 9:00 to 16:30

If you have ever wanted to experience the absolute extreme thrill of driving a fully modified 400kw 6000cc V8 Holden race car. then this is definitely for you!

Experience life in the fast lane as one of our professional V8 drivers from the NZV8 Race Experience Team ‘accelerates your life.’

Your NZV8 Race Experience starts off in our corporate suite area with meeting the V8 team, before then being fully kitted out into one of our race suits and safety helmet and then having a pre-drive race briefing.

Then it goes up another notch as you go in the passenger’s seat of one of our vehicles and are taken on an in-car demo drive, covering racing lines, braking points and race driving tricks.
Then your NZV8 Race Experience goes up to ‘extreme’ as you strapped into the race driver’s seat of our 400kw beast and undertake high-speed laps of the NZ Grand Prix race circuit @ the Manfeild – Circuit Chris Amon.

(Beware of cheaper imitators in inferior lesser powered vehicles and others that only use the little short club circuit out the back).

Book your extreme NZV8 Race Experience with New Zealand’s only full-time professional Holden V8 Race Experience operators, in one of our exclusive 400kw V8 beasts, on the full Manfeild New Zealand Grand Prix race circuit.

– Drive1 Option: 2 demo laps followed by a total of 4 driving laps.
– Drive2 Option: 2 demo laps followed by a total of 8 driving laps.
– Drive3 Option: 2 demo laps followed by a total of 12 driving laps.

Spectators and cameras etc are welcomed.

Only a very limited number of our exclusive 400kw NZV8 Race Experience positions are available on each day.

So ensure you book early!

NZ Advanced Driver Training Course

from 9:00 to 16:30

This is New Zealand’s premier advanced driver training. We operate and conduct courses nationwide, utilising driver training venues in Pukekohe, Manawatu, Christchurch and Invercargill.

We specialise in corporate, company and fleet training, as well as for private individuals. This one day course is 30% theory and 70% practical hands-on. This is practical hands-on advanced driver training for drivers who already hold a driver’s licence.

Our website has full information on our course content, training personnel, participants’ comments and FAQs, etc.

Tru-Test Beef Expo

from 9:00 to 17:00

New Zealand’s top beef breeders plan years in advance to produce a quality heifer or bull to enter Beef Expo show and sale.

Eight beef breeds are represented and with New Zealand held in high regard as one of the world’s best suppliers of quality beef, it is a notable achievement to have an entry at Beef Expo and the highest accolade to be a prize winner.

During 15-16 May, Beef Expo activities, in addition to the National Genetics Show and Sale, include Future Beef (competitions for the youth aged 5 – 24), agricultural seminars and trade sites.

The current bright outlook for beef farmers and the high demand for quality red meat, makes this an excellent time to associate your business with the national premier beef event of the year, Beef Expo 2017.

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Sabre Motorsport

from 8:00 to 16:30

Organiser: Dennis Martin

Email – [email protected]
Phone – 06 355 4055

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Dressage Central Districts Winter Show

from 7:00 to 17:00

Dressage Central Districts are holding their May Show this year at Manfield Park, Feilding. Everyone will get the chance to the indoor arena too!

Entries close 8th May.

Go to Equestrian Entries (equestrianentries.co.nz) to see the program and enter!

Playday On Track, Yamaha Bikes

from 7:30 to 16:00

Yamaha is coming down with a truckload of bikes and give away’s plus even a free lunch for the Yamaha riders. This event is open to all makes of bike.

Playday on Track is sure to cater for your level of comfort…whether it’s your first time on the track or you’ve done a few track days before.

On a circuit with other entrants that care as much about their vehicles and safety as you do, you’ll be in good company with some laid-back people. Before you know it, you will have the best day ever and an exhilarating blast on the track! With 4 different speed groups at most days, you are sure to have a great day.

Please note.
If you are a fast rider with a lot of track day miles under your belt you should not book into a novice or medium group because the faster groups were sold out, you may be sent home sorry. Please pick your group carefully.

Sabre Motorsport

from 8:00 to 16:30

Organiser: Dennis Martin

Email – [email protected]
Phone – 06 355 4055

Playday On Track

from 8:00 to 16:30

Playday on Track is sure to cater for your level of comfort… whether it’s your first time on the track or you’ve done a few track days before.

With other drivers that care as much about cars and safety as you do, you’ll be in good company with some laid-back people. Before you know it, you will have a fun, exhilarating blast on the track!

For more information or to enquire about this event please visit the website.

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Dressage Central Districts Winter Show

from 7:00 to 17:00

Dressage Central Districts are holding their May Show this year at Manfield Park, Feilding. Everyone will get the chance to the indoor arena too!

Entries close 8th May.

Go to Equestrian Entries (equestrianentries.co.nz) to see the program and enter!

Sabre Motorsport

from 8:00 to 16:30

Organiser: Dennis Martin

Email – [email protected]
Phone – 06 355 4055

Bike Manawatu Manfeild 6 Hour Challenge

from 9:00 to 15:00

The Manfeild, 6 Hour Challenge, is a multi-category community event on the Manfeild racing circuit in Feilding in which teams of up to four can be entered to compete on the day in a relay for 6 hours, interchanging through a coned off transition area, or riders can do a solo challenge.

The event is timed and laps are calculated making the competition intense at some levels. This event is one in which young and old can ride safely on the 3km circuit, alongside some of the best Cyclists that our region has to offer. This Challenge is available to capable riders with approved road/race bikes. Not only is it an exciting challenge to ride but it is a great spectator event as well.

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UFBA N.I. National Road Crash Rescue Challenge

from 9:00 to 15:00

Come and watch firefighters from around the North Island compete in true-to-life road crash scenarios, putting their skills to the test and racing against the clock to rescue patients.

Free for people to come and spectate.

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Trackday Xperience

from 9:00 to 16:30

Trackday Xperience is operated by long-time motorsport enthusiast Russell Lewis, aided and abetted by Porsche Gt3 campaigner Dave Allison, and instructors Harold Shepherd and Dave Keay.

We run regular events for our members at Manfeild and Taupo race circuits and also host specialised corporate track days for companies wishing to treat staff or clients to a unique and exciting experience they will never forget.

For more information or to book please visit the website.

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