The opportunity is coming your way at Hampton Downs, with the launch of Full Throttle at the very popular Auto Addict event.

Full Throttle is an opportunity for you to get your car out on track and safely open the throttle and put it to the test.

Your Full Throttle Experience will include the following:

  • A full Hampton Downs Track Day induction, including familiarisation laps and advice from our resident professional driver. Your driving skills will be fully assessed, so we can provide the direction you need to enjoy your track day safely.
  • Following your induction and assessment, you will get three 15-minute sessions on track to put your car through its paces and your driving ability to the test.

PRICE: $109.00 per morning OR afternoon slot (maximum number of vehicles per speed group is 25).


  • Drivers will be split into two groups, taking into account the driver’s ability: slow/medium or fast/advanced.
  • Morning Sessions – Track gates open at 7.00am and documentation will be from 7.30am onwards. Then drivers briefing and training will be at 9.00am and track goes live with the first session at 10am.
  • Afternoon Sessions – Documentation will be open from 7.30am with drivers briefing and training at 1pm followed by first session on track at 2pm.


Frontal Head Restraints (FHR) are mandatory for vehicles that have a 4 point harness or greater there are various tethered devices available including Hans, NecksGen REV, Impact Accel or Simpson Hybrid. All of these are acceptable. For vehicles fitted with a standard lap and diagonal 3-point belt system – a foam roll / collar is acceptable.


Factory Standard cars – lap diagonal belts-
Foam neck brace, helmet, fire-retardant race suit, closed in shoes

Modified Vehicles – roll cage, 4 point harness etc
FHR, helmet, fire-retardant race suit, fire retardant shoes, fire retardant gloves

You can purchase frontal head restraints and race suits from:

  • Chicane Racewear
  • Racer Products
  • Neil Allport Motorsport
  • Race Tech


  • Passengers are only permitted in vehicles equipped with a roll cage
  • A $50.00 charge will apply for additional drivers (payable on the day). Additional Drivers must complete the full induction and attend driver briefing.
  • Safety gear mentioned above is required at every track day by all drivers and passengers
  • Race suits, helmets, foam neck braces and frontal head restraints are available for hire from Hampton Downs.
  • Your car must have a current WOF or a current Motorsport NZ log book
  • Please bring your civil driver’s license (minimum of a restricted is required) or your Motorsport NZ licence to registration on the day

Induction Process: Full Throttle is run and operated by Hampton Downs. This event is covered by Hampton Downs Insurances and H&S policies. Please note that these operate outside of all other permits and external organisations.

To ensure that Hampton Downs are compliant with its Insurers, Work Safe NZ, and other interested parties; it is imperative that all Full Throttle participants complete the Hampton Downs induction process. Please note that experience, and previous track experience at Hampton Downs, is not factored into the induction process.

This experience is offered on varied days – click on BOOK IT to check availability.


$ 109 per car (Max 25 vehicles per speed group)
Full Throttle is an opportunity for you to get your car out on track and safely open the throttle and put it to the test.


Morning Group Sessions 1 2 3
Fast/Advanced 10.00am 10.30am 11.00am
Slow/Medium 10.15am 10.45am 11.15am
Afternoon Group Sessions 1 2 3
Fast/Advanced 2.00pm 2.30pm 3.00pm
Slow/Medium 2.15pm 2.45pm 3.15pm

Details of the Day


Average Duration: Approx 15 minutes

Dress Code: Wear comfortable clothing and covered in shoes.

Spectator Information: Family and friends are all very welcome to come along and share your experience with you. There is plenty of good viewing and photo opportunities at the venue.

Terms & Conditions – Cancellation, Refund & Gift Voucher Policy 

  1. Cancellations by the Operator – The Operator reserves the absolute right to cancel or vary any service for any reason including as a result of weather conditions, insufficient reservations, availability of product, track availability or any unforeseen event or circumstance. The selling agent and/or Operator accept no responsibility for any loss or additional expenses arising from changes, delays or cancellations of the services and activities of the Operator
  2. Refunds are made at the total discretion of the Operator
  3. Pre-paid bookings may be altered in accordance with the following:
    1. Up until 7 days prior to the date and time of any pre-paid reservation you may change (subject to availability) or cancel your booking for a full refund by contacting the Operator directly
    2. Within 7 days of any scheduled reservation any change to the booking is at the absolute discretion of the Operator and may incur a fee up to a maximum of 100% of the price paid for the activity or service
    3. In the event that a pre-paid reservation is not utilised by the customer without any notification to the Operator then it is deemed to have been used
  4. Gift Cards/Vouchers – Cards/Vouchers have no value until activated at the time of purchase. Minimum value of $10 is required. To redeem, the card/voucher needs to be presented to the front desk of Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. The card/voucher is redeemable against any product available at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park. The value on the card/voucher in non-refundable and cannot be redeemable for cash. Hampton Downs Motorsport Park is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged cards/vouchers. No change will be given on purchases but balances can be redeemed on further purchases. The card/voucher cannot be used to purchase event tickets. The card/voucher expires 12 months after date of purchase. To check your balance, the card needs to be scanned at Hampton Downs Motorsport Park front desk
  5. Any decision regarding an exception to the stated policy in these terms and conditions will be made entirely at the discretion of the Operator
  6. The name of the business that will appear on your bank/credit card statements will be Hampton Downs Motorsport Park Ltd. Your account will be charged in New Zealand Dollars

Full Throttle

$ 109
per car (Max 25 vehicles per speed group)

Full Throttle is an opportunity for you to get your car out on track and safely open the throttle and put it to the test.