Auto Addict Drift Whips & Skids
December 5 @ 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
Hampton Downs and Mad Mike Motorsport present Auto Addict Drift Whips & Skids
Hampton Downs’ Auto Addict goes up another gear on December 5th, with Drift Demos and Burnouts on the national circuit from 4pm. These will feature many of NZ’s finest and it will all happen in front of the Pavilion, where DJs @large Nigel Love and Martin Marshall will be spinning it up from 1pm to 9pm. The bar will be open.
The Drift Line-up includes Mad Mike Whiddett, Gaz Whiter, Jesse Greenslade, Zac Pole, Bruce Tannock, Cole Armstrong, Darren Kelly, Fanga Dan, Daynom Templeman, Adam and Joel Hedges and Adam Davies.
Many of NZ’s top Burnout cars will be burning it up for your entertainment also, including Liz Gracie in her 69 Camaro and Sambo Smith in his 1991 Mazda RX7, with LS1 and 671 supercharger.
We have included National Circuit Drift alongside the usual Auto Addict Activities for this event.
Here’s the line-up for the day.
- Track Cruise
- National Circuit Drift
- Wet Skidpan
- HD Auto – Club Circuit
- 4×4 Experience
IT’S THE ULTIMATE FIX FOR AUTO ADDICTS! WE OPEN THE GATES AT 7.00 AM WITH DOCUMENTATION SHORTLY AFTER UPSTAIRS IN THE PODIUM LOUNGE.
EVENT ACCESS THROUGH GATE 2 for all spectators and participants
Book your activity below
Cost: $50.00 per car per session OR $79.00 per car for two sessions OR $99 for all four sessions.
Session Times: 10.15am, 12.15pm, 2.15pm and 4pm
Max numbers: 50 cars per session
Cruise the National Track (2.7km circuit) in your own car with family or friends. This is a controlled cruise behind our Safety Car. All passengers must have a seat belt and the driver must adhere to the rules as specified in the pre-cruise briefing. A cruise consists of six laps of the national circuit. Your vehicle must have a current WOF.
Session Times: hourly from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Max numbers per session: 8
Get sideways in your own car on our wet skidpan. Passengers are allowed. Helmets and foam donuts are compulsory – these can be hired from Hampton Downs at an additional cost Helmets $20, Foam donuts $10! (subject to availability). You are guaranteed 3 x 3-minute runs on the skidpan but where numbers allow you will have unlimited access throughout the session.
Our 4WD track is open to the public and we welcome anyone with a 4WD vehicle along to have a play. The Hampton Downs 4WD Park caters to drivers of all abilities. We have a gravel-based track to get you started on, with a few water hazards and once you’ve got your confidence up you can take on the bog hole and new mud run!
Cost: $59 buys you unlimited access from 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Burnouts on the Club Circuit Burnout Pad will be a feature at this Auto Addict, with some of NZ’s best on show. This is open to all-comers but limited to 30 cars so don’t wait – book now. You’ll get plenty of runs so make sure you have a few tyres to burn and the top two cars will be selected for the 4pm National Circuit entertainment session!
Cost: $59 per car. (Helmets & foam neck brace required). Scrutineering at 8.30am for 10am start.
Session Times: 9am, 11am, 1pm, 2.45pm, 6pm
National Circuit Drift returns to Auto Addict on December 5th. You’ll get four 20 minute sessions on the 2.7km National Circuit during the day and entry into the twilight one-hour national circuit jam, which will be a feature of the entertainment segment of the event. Drift all corners except turn 1 & 10.
Passengers with full PPE (Helmet, frontal head restraint, fire proof overalls, race boots, gloves etc) in fully roll caged cars only.
Cost: from $49.00 per session
Don’t miss your chance to have a crack on the now-famous Hampton Downs Go Karts.
Our 270cc karts travel at speeds up to 70kmph and are a must-do at Hampton Downs
HD AUTO – CLUB CIRCUIT
Join our HD Auto Club, complete your induction and then lock in a Club Circuit speed session at our Auto Addict events.
HD Auto is an opportunity for you to get your car out on track and safely open the throttle and put it to the test.
PRICE: $50 one-off joining fee and then $175 for your first track day!
JOIN AND BOOK YOUR FIRST HD AUTO TRACK DAY
LIMITED HIRE GEAR AVAILABLE FROM HAMPTON DOWNS. ALL HIRE OF GEAR IS BASED ON FIRST IN FIRST SERVED WITH FULL PAYMENT AT TIME OF BOOKING.
Justin Ellis November 11, 2020