Tag: Hampton Downs

Hamptons GT Membership

‘If you’re a golfer you join a Golf Club – we don’t like golf’ It was such a succinct analogy, summing up the Hampton Downs GT membership so perfectly that it could have come from the racetrack owner Tony Quinn himself (without the Scottish brogue or the hint of expletives of course). As the membership…

101+ reasons to see the Hampton 101’s

I had the pleasure of attending the inaugural Hampton Downs 101 last weekend, as a guest and as a reporter – each had their individual merits and yet both were outstanding. This is the first time the Australian GT’s have been on NZ’s NI soil and with ten manufacturers represented (AMG, Ferrari, Audi, Aston, Nissan,…

Serious Fun

Roll cage – check, flame retardant overalls – check, motor sport licence – check, Multi-coloured sparkling wigs – wait; what? Last weekend saw the inaugural 24 hours of LeMons motorsport event take place at Hampton Downs and it was a cracker! 30 teams rocked up in their ‘themed’ sub $1000 cars (yeah right) and took…