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Grassroots Drifting

Competitive drifting continues to grow around the world, but driving or being involved with the sport at the the Grassroots Level is where it all begins! Grassroots drifting in New Zealand offers up a wide range of events from track days, club events, and drift schools - catering for people of all different ages and skill levels.

We've put together an updated calendar for the latest track days as well as information for new drivers keen to learn a thing or two at one of the many drift schools around the country.

Click Here For Grassroots Events Calendar 2016

  



Learn To Drift:

Want to learn from the best? The following drift schools offer track day experiences in purpose-built practice cars. Chances are you'll find yourself taking tips from former or current D1NZ Pro-Championship Drivers who are keen to help you every step of the way, regardless of skill level.

Fun filled drifting in a safe environment, also a great activity for coporate bookings or special occasions!

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NZ Drift School
http://driftschool.co.nz/ 



Drift Academy 

http://www.driftacademy.co.nz/ 



Drift Karts - Blastacars

Blastacars® is the ultimate karting experience. Not to be confused with regular go karts, these are hand crafted, powerful karts that drift on purpose built, indoor tracks. They offer an adrenaline pumping experience all about getting sideways. Whether it's a booking for one or one hundred they have you sorted. If you are looking for something unique and fun to do in Auckland or Hamilton New Zealand whether it be by yourself or with a group, rain or shine, day or night then look no further than Blastacars®.

Visit http://blastacars.co.nz/


 

DRIFT CLUB OF NEW ZEALAND:

Grassroots driver looking to enter competition events? As part of joining Motorsport New Zealand and gaining a Race Licence you need to belong to an affiliated club, you can join the Drift Club of NZ - the first and longest standing club for Drifting in New Zealand by filling in the following form...

Click Here For Drift Club Of NZ - ENTRY FORM 

List of other NZ Drift Clubs:
DriftSouth Series (South Island) 
Canterbury Car Club
Team DMNZ (Track Days & Drift Schools) 
zeroclass Drift Days
Manawatu Car Club - Manfeild Raceway
Taranaki Car Club

Click Here for full list of MSNZ Affliated Car Clubs (PDF)



Grassroots Events & Track Days - 2016

Drift South: Have a go Day
4th August 2016
Mike Pero Motorsport Park - Ruapuna / Christchurch
More Info:https://www.facebook.com/events/1748301192084671/ 


Magic Sessions Dorifuto-bi pt2
14th August 2016
Meremere Dragway
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/606922626147828/ 

NZ Drift School: Manfeild Edition
20 August 2016
Manfeild Raceway
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1111717572213707/ 

Zeroclass Drift: Hampton Downs Drift Day - Club Circuit 
21 August 2016
Hampton Downs Motorsport Park
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/zeroclassdrift/photos/gm.1735142873405895/604314593071049/ 

Drift South: Have a go Day
3 September 2016
Mike Pero Motorsport Park - Ruapuna / Christchurch
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1772267093057226/ 

Drift Academy: Meremere / Auckland
11th September 2016
Meremere Dragway
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1704027083183401/ 


Zeroclass Drift: LocktoberFest 2016 - New Zealand Spring Drift Matsuri
1-2 October 2016
Bruce Mclaren Motorsport Park - Taupo
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/285176495147060/ 



RL Photography: Hampton Downs Drift Day - Club Circuit + Skid Pan
8 October 2016
Hampton Downs Motorsport Park
More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1075497919189345/


Have a Grassroots Drifting event of your own coming up? Send through the details in the same format as those featured above and we'll update the page ASAP. Contact Page Here