In two a long time, on November 25, 2023, it will be specifically ten years to the working day when Highlands hosted the 101, its very first race conference at the circuit. To rejoice, the circuit is internet hosting a big birthday function where by it will give away a Lamborghini Huracan.
It’s the same motor vehicle that hosts Incredibly hot Lap ordeals at Hampton Downs, and though it can not assert to have one particular lady proprietor or pushed only on sunny Sundays, it’s however a superb piece of kit and a excellent prize.
To earn the Huracan, only pre-purchase a ticket to the 10th-anniversary assembly. The whole birthday party is currently scheduled to run involving the 23rd and 26th of November 2023.
“I’ve tasked the team to come up with a little something out of the box for this party, and to demonstrate I imply organization, I’ve put the Hampton’s Lamborghini in the prize pool,” stated Tony Quinn, operator of Hampton Downs, Highlands, and Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park in Taupo.
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“I’m identified that the prize pool will be the most significant New Zealand has found – for competition and for the general public, as perfectly guaranteeing there is a great deal of motion on and off the observe – I cannot hold out!”
The 10th anniversary Highlands 101 will also present rivals the greatest prize pool noticed in a New Zealand motorsport event, and after once more aspect a exceptional Le Mans get started to the race.
Quinn added: “We introduced back again the Le Mans get started when people today instructed us it was a mad concept. We produced motorsport obtainable once again by inviting spectators to do a grid wander and get up near and particular to the cars and the drivers just ahead of the start of the race, and we opened up the pits to anyone, not just company company.
“It’s honest to say we’ve experienced some true highlights in excess of the many years.”
A host of other aid racing and exclusive celebrations will be unveiled nearer to the celebration.
“We’ve proudly hosted the NZ Stamina Championship as our marquee occasion at Highlands for the previous 6 decades, focusing on championing NZ motorsport,” said Highlands CEO, Josie Spillane.
“It was only ideal that our tenth birthday showcases the pretty ideal of NZ stars and cars and trucks, with a couple of ‘invited’ Aussie cousins.”