"BadThurst 12 Hour"

Race Event Summary

Event Class: Lemons

Event Date: Saturday 18 Dec 2021 (see schedule)

Registrations Open: Tuesday 26 Oct 2021

Event Venue: Pukekohe Park Raceway

Address: 242 Manukau Rd, Pukekohe, NZ

A 12-hour endurance event at Pukekohe? Are you guys crazy?! Probably. But hey, there's a wee bit of crazy going on at the moment, so let's break away for a weekend and go do our own style of crazy! Get your theme sorted, crank your crapper (toilet rolls optional), and come squeeze in some fun to kick start Christmas off!

About this race event

A NaZCAR Lemons event this side of Christmas” you ask? Well, we’ve put our optimistic pants on and scheduled a cheeky 12-hour “BadThurst” endurance event at Pukekohe, on the weekend of December 18th -19th 2021. Gotta be in to win, eh?!


If this event is postponed, any payments received will be transferred to the rescheduled BadThurst 12-hour event dates on a 'first-in first-served' basis.

Event Schedule

This is a 12 hour format for our 'BadThurst' 12 hour event. Note: times may vary, depending on 'changeable conditions'!

Date Time Activity Description Zone
Sat 18th Dec 07:30am onwards Documentation/Scrutineering Cars scrutinised, race apparel checked (gear check) In scrutineering shed, at track
Sat 18th Dec 11:00am Drivers' Briefing #1 All Saturday Drivers must attend Pit Lane
Sat 18th Dec 11:30am - 12:30pm Practice session Open Pit Lane practice session On track
Sat 18th Dec 12:45pm Grid line-up In full theme/costume for photo/video session On track
Sat 18th Dec 1pm - 6pm 'Day 1' Event (min 4hrs) Let's get it on! On track
Sun 19th Dec 07:45am Drivers' Briefing #2 All Sunday Drivers must attend Pit Lane
Sun 19th Dec 8:30am - 4pm 'Day 2' Event Balance up to 12 hour On track
Sun 19th Dec 4:15pm (straight after event ends) Award Ceremony Trophy presentation and Prize-giving TBC

For this event, you'll need:

  • A minimum of 3 drivers per team (no maximum)
  • Any amount of crew members (who can work on the vehicle)
  • A themed "LEMON" or "LIME" car - for details of various classes, contact us or see the Lemons Rules
  • All teams require a Transponder and a Pit Garage (hired through us during Registration process)

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