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NZ Grand Prix

January 22 - January 24

Exceptional driver line-up for 66th NZ Grand Prix

Shane Van Gisbergen, Greg Murphy, Chris Van der Drift and Andre Heimgartner headline an exceptional NZ Grand Prix grid for the 66th running of the prestigious event at Hampton Downs on January 24th.

It has been hailed as the strongest and most interesting line-up since the 80s and 90s by New Zealand’s most recognised motor racing superstar Greg Murphy, who has come out of retirement to support the event.

And many icons of the sport are echoing Murphy’s thoughts as we look forward to the Grand Prix, which is being held at Hampton Downs for the very first time, and the first time any Castrol Toyota Racing Series event has been held on the longer and more challenging 4km international format track which has ten corners and a current lap record of 1 minute 27.637 seconds.

The Field (to date) is as follows:

Shane Van Gisbergen Chris van der Drift Greg Murphy
Andre Heimgartner Dan Gaunt (2 x winner) Kenny Smith (3 x winner)
Matthew Payne Josh Bethune Kaleb Ngatoa
Billy Frazer Brendon Leitch Damon Leitch
Conrad Clark Tom Alexander Chris Vlok
Peter Vodanovich


Support Classes for the event are as follows:

Napa Central Muscle Cars Nexen Mazda Racing TradeZone GTRNZ
Motul Honda Cup Best Bars Toyota 86 Ryco V8 Utes



Prices are as follows:

Day pass (Saturday or Sunday)
Adult: $50
Seniors: $35
16 and under: Free

Weekend pass
Adult: $80
16 and under: Free

VIP Carpark: $20 (Can only be purchased online. General Parking will be available on the day for $10)
Outfield Three Day Motorhome Park: $99 (Price does not include entry to event. Motorhome must be self-contained)
Disability Parking: If you require disability parking email admin@hamptondowns.com

NOTE: This is a CASHLESS event. No Cash will be accepted at the venue.




Treat yourself and enjoy this event in style or get your key customers along. This is the ultimate spot to take in the action on track. Buffet Lunch will be provided as part of this hospitality offering.

Package includes

  • Entry into the lounge located above the pit garages, where you will enjoy sweeping views of the track from 9.00 am each day.
  • VIP Carparking.
  • Enjoy a Q&A with our star drivers each day.
  • Sumptuous buffet lunch.
  • All-day Tea & Coffee Station
  • Bar facility –  Tabs can be set up (Note: This will be a cashless environment).

Price: $179 including GST per person, per day.

Please note – ALL HOSPITALITY IS NOW SOLD OUT FOR Sunday 24 Jan and Saturday 23rd has closed.

If you have any questions, please email Justin Ellis on bdm@hamptondowns.com.



Motorhome parking is only available in the outfield area opposite the pedestrian bridge in the gate three carpark.

Price: $99

Book here

Or email admin@hamptondowns.com for more info.


Please click here for the latest Race Schedule.



Live coverage is available in New Zealand through Spark Sport. Please click here for further information.


January 22
January 24

December 14, 2020