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September 2018

Burn, Baby, Burn.

September 22, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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$1000 Blossom Burnout & pre-season shakedown speedway action Racing starts 4.30pm. Burnout 7pm. Adult $10. 15 years and under FREE. With a tradition of car loads of visitors coming to Alexandra’s Blossom Festival, here is an opportunity for autophiles to show off the power under their bonnets (entries accepted on the night) and for others to breathe in the smell of burning rubber. Plus there’s the attraction of track action and the invitation for families to visit the pits, see the race cars…

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December 2018

Holden Trade Club Saloon Speedweek Finale Presented by Valvoline PLUS V8 Modifieds

December 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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Blue car racing on sand race track

After five rounds in a week, for 24 of the country’s top saloon drivers – 8 from the NI and 16 from the SI – it all comes down to Saturday, December 8 at Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway. The final showdown of the Holden Trade Club Saloon Speedweek presented by Valvoline. If all goes to plan, four Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway ‘t’ drivers, Ivan Murdoch(7t),  Phil Burgess(15t), Graham Williamson(21t) and Barry Taylor(28t), will be at the…

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Holden Street Smart

December 14, 2018
Highlands, SH6 & Sandflat Road
Cromwell, New Zealand
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$49
Holden Street Smart Cars

Holden Street Smart is a world-class, cognitive-based driver programme that aims to positively influence the lives of young Kiwis across the country. The Programme has been developed with the involvement of world-renowned road safety expert, Peter Sheppard. In addition, passionate road safety advocate, Greg Murphy, is our Programme Ambassador. Offering a practical hands-on learning experience, Holden Street Smart is a programme that aims to add to, and compliment, the great work already undertaken by NZTA, NZ Police and others in…

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Two Action-Packed Days of Speedway

December 29, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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Buddy Kofoid with Amanda Smart, partner of NZ Sprintcar driver Daniel Anderson who has organised for Buddy to race in NZ.

Featuring Special Guest Sprintcar Driver: Just turned 17, Michael ‘Buddy’ Kofoid, the USA’s most talked-about Sprintcar Star Saturday, 29 December 2019 EVENT 1 Round 4 of the $100,000 2018/19 Hydraulink Sprintcar War of the Wings (Wow) comes to ‘Central Otago’s Fastest Family Show on Earth’. These 'winged demons of speedway' never fail to get spectator hearts thumping and adrenalin rushing. On the Wow, leaderboard Central Motor Speedway ‘t’ drivers are: 3rd Daniel Anderson (44t … 253), 5th Jayden Dodge (41t … 210),…

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January 2019

Buddy’s Back, Club Champs & Burnout

January 19, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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After the Classic Car and Hot Rod Show what better way to end the day than getting along to Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway where gates open at 2pm and racing starts at 4pm. This meeting is also your big opportunity to see for yourself the USA 17-year-old sprintcar phenomenon Buddy Kofoid (USA8) who is in the country to compete on Central Otago clay for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title on Friday, Feb 1 and Sat, Feb…

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February 2019

Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title – Day 1

February 1, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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It’s the ‘Attack of Winged Demons’ with some 39 sprintcars from all over NZ and at least one International about to descend on Heavy Trax Hire for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title on Friday, February 1 and Saturday, Feb 2. Two evenings of 160kph wheel-to-wheel combat for the honour and bragging rights of being 1NZ. Will this be the USA superstar 17-year-old Buddy Kofoid or one of too many to list home grown heroes like 2014-15 1NZ Jamie…

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Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title – Day 2

February 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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It’s the ‘Attack of Winged Demons’ with some 39 sprint cars from all over NZ and at least one International about to descend on Heavy Trax Hire for the Civil Construction 2019 NZ Sprintcar Title on Friday, February 1 and Saturday, Feb 2. Two evenings of 160kph wheel-to-wheel combat for the honour and bragging rights of being 1NZ. Will this be the USA superstar 17-year-old Buddy Kofoid or one of too many to list homegrown heroes like 2014-15 1NZ Jamie…

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2019 Cromwell Street Sprints

February 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Central Otago Motorsport Club with the support of local businesses and volunteers is running the 2019 Cromwell Street Sprints. Last year saw the “king of the streets” Glen Frew who has won the previous 4 years in his modified Mitsubishi Evo 3 (500+hp) lose his title to a newcomer Josh Mitchell in his Subaru Impreza. Will Glen get back his title? Will Josh keep his “crown”?

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April 2019

Highlands Festival of Speed

April 6, 2019 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Highlands, SH6 & Sandflat Road
Cromwell, New Zealand
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TWO DAYS OF SPECTACULAR CLASSIC RACING, SOME OF THE BEST TO BE SEEN IN NEW ZEALAND! The Highlands Festival of Speed returns – with an amazing selection of historic and classic vehicles battling it out on the world-class Highlands circuit.  The Festival of Speed is renowned as one of the most popular classic events in New Zealand for both competitors and spectators. It’s a weekend packed with some of the best modern classic racing you will see in New Zealand.…

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Holden Street Smart

April 26, 2019
Highlands, SH6 & Sandflat Road
Cromwell, New Zealand
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$49

Holden Street Smart is a programme that equips young Kiwis with the tools needed to safely drive our roads, well prepared and confident. Our school holidays deliveries to date have proved really successful with over 600 young drivers plus their caregivers going through the programme. The response has been overwhelmingly positive with 96% leaving with a better idea on how to improve their driving and 99% who would highly recommend the programme to others. Holden Street Smart is a world-class,…

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January 2020

Cromwell Classic Car & Hot Rod Show

January 18 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Alpha Street Reserve Cromwell, Otago New Zealand + Google Map
$5

Based on previous years we will be expecting over 800 Classic Cars, Hot Rods and Bikes to be on display. There will also be food stalls, craft stalls, a licenced bar, and more. 11am - 4pm at the Alpha Street Reserve $5 Adults, children under 12 free.

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February 2020

Waitangi Back to Back

February 7 @ 4:00 pm - February 8 @ 9:00 pm
Heavy Trax Hire Central Motor Speedway, Sandflat road
Cromwell, Otago New Zealand
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Fri, Feb 7, 2020 Gates 4pm // Racing 6pm Mag & Turbo 2019-20 Super Saloon Super Cup (Rnd 4) Friend Forestry 2019-20 New Zealand Production Saloon Championship (Day 1) Support classes racing Sat, Feb 8, 2020 Gates 4pm // Racing 6pm Two Championship Meetings Friend Forestry 2019-20 New Zealand Production Saloon Championship Title Decider 2019-20 South Island Super Saloon Championship Support classes racing $90,000 Jet Boat Central Motor Speedway Fund Raiser Raffle Tickets. Available trackside

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