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Rumble In The Park!

11/02/2017 09:00am to 12/02/2017 06:00pm


The inaugural Rumble in the Park at Pukekohe Park on 11th and 12th February promises something for all grass-root motorsport fans.

There is a Swap meet both days organised by Meremere Drag Raceway and Pukekohe Hot Rod Club. Here is your chance to find that elusive part, catch up with old mates or just window shop.

Plus there will be trade and promotional stands, show’n’shine Hot Rod displays, a fully licensed bar back in the old Garden Bar with evening music, and a big water slide for the kids. This promises to be a fun filled weekend for all motor sport fans and their families

Supporting the Swap meet, there will be plenty of motor sport action on the circuit both days to keep all entertained.

On Saturday, the HRC are holding 4th round of 2K Cup as well as Mini racing, then followed later by the first of its kind at Pukekohe circuit - Roll Up Drag Racing. Then on Sunday starting at 730am, there is Power Cruise Brekkie and lap of the circuit for the Hot Rods, followed by Open testing sessions just for the Hot Rods.

With admission only $10 for both days, camping available ($20) , swap sites only $20 plus motor circuit action, this inaugural event at Pukekohe Park is not to be missed.

Details of activities:

FRIDAY (Set up day)

10am: Open Testing

Open Testing session is available for all those who want to test their car or driving ability on NZ’s iconic motor circuit.

12pm: Gates open for Swap meet set up

Swap meet will be sited on the paddock up the top of the Park, ensure you book your site, above. Limited spaces available.

2pm: Garden Bar opens

Cash bar & food available. Live band from 4:00pm till late

5pm: Swap Meet - Meet'n'Greet (in Garden Bar)

Cash bar & live music in the Garden Bar till late



9am: Gates open

10:00am: Waterslide for the KIDS open

9.00am to 3:00pm: HRC Events 2K Cup and Mini Action series racing

Run by HRC Events, this is the 4th round of 2K Cup’s 6th season. This is grass-root racing at its very best, where it’s about racing the car not the bank. If a member and you wish to compete in the round, click HRC Events here.

11:00am: Garden Bar opens

Cash bar & food available. Live band from 4:00pm till late

4:00pm: Prize giving for HRC series winners (in Garden Bar)

4:00pm: First time at Pukekohe - RollUp Drag racing

Roll Racing is the latest form of Motorsport to hit Australasia, where you race another car from a rolling start (50 km/h) and drag race each other for 250 m, in a safe controlled environment without being busted. It’s open to all types of vehicles, as long it has a current warrant of fitness (or MSNZ log book) and the drivers have current driving license.

This will be the first time this type of racing is held at the Pukekohe circuit. It’s a must watch! To more information (CLICK INFO BUTTON ABOVE), and to participate, simply enter, by selecting the option above.

8:30pm: RollUp Drag Racing prize giving (in the Garden Bar)

Cash bar & live music in the Garden Bar till late



7:30am: Gates open

10:00am: Waterslide for the Kids open

7:30am to 11:00am: Power Hot Rod Cruise Brekkie and Laps of Pukekohe

Hot Rod owners are invited to come for a hearty buffet breakfast, show’n’shine and power cruise around NZ’s iconic Pukekohe circuit.

To book your brekkie for you, your hot rod and passenger(s), select the relevant options above.

12:30pm to 4:00pm: Hot Rod Open Testing session where the hot rods can really open-up and display their power in 4 x 15 minute sessions.

To enter your car, select the option above.

PLUS all Sunday Classic Car display in the centre of Pukekohe Park.

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