MAY Mayhem! 24 hours over 3 days! (2022)

Race Event Summary

Event Class: Lemons

Event Date: Friday 6 May 2022 (see schedule)

Registrations Open: Fri 18 Feb 2022 @ 12:00AM

Race Venue: Hampton Downs - National Circuit

Address: State Highway One, RD 2, Ta Kauwhata, Waikato, NZ

NZ's largest participation motorsport series NaZCAR Lemons delivers a weekend of endurance racing complete with insane judges, crazy penalties, mad antics, bribery and charity. What are you waiting for? Bucket list starts here...

About this race event

More fun than half an aardvark, our annual 3-day, 24 Hour endurance event is cemented in the New Zealand Motorsport Calendar! Themed teams of 5 (or more) drivers plus crew, attempt to coax their clunkers across the finish line after a weekend of hilarity and MAY-hem. Open to all NaZCAR classes (Lemons and Limes).

Event Schedule

This is a THREE DAY format of endurance motorsport for all "Lemons and Limes" (up to 24 hours). Schedule subject to change.

Date Time Activity Description Zone
Thu 05 May 2:00pm - 5:00pm Pre-Doco/Scrut/Gear Documentation & Scrutineering & gear check Inside venue, HD
Fri 06 May 7:00am Gates open Competitors access venue Gate 2
Fri 06 May 7:15am Doco/Scrut/Gear Documentation & Scrutineering/Gear Check (in costume) Inside venue, HD
Fri 06 May 10:00am No more repairs Suggested time for garage 'repairs' to cease (camping allowed inside venue; self-contained) Garages
Fri 06 May 11:30am Drivers' briefing #1 Initial Drivers' briefing for all drivers Pavilion
Fri 06 May 12:00pm - 1:00pm Practice Practice and track orientation National Circuit
Fri 06 May 1:30pm Grid line-up/start All teams on grid/media session & START of racing National Circuit
Fri 06 May 5:30pm Racing paused Friday's track activity paused (until Saturday morning) National Circuit
Sat 07 May 7:00am Gates open Competitors access venue Gate 2
Sat 07 May 7:30am Drivers' briefing #2 Drivers' briefing for all drivers Pavilion
Sat 07 May 8:00am Racing continues All teams on dummy grid to resume racing Pit Lane
Sat 07 May 5:30pm Racing paused Saturday's track activity paused (until Sunday morning) National Circuit
Sat 07 May 10:00pm No more repairs Suggested time for garage 'repairs' to cease (camping allowed inside venue; self-contained) Garages
Sun 08 May 7:00am Gates open Competitors access venue Gate 2
Sun 08 May 7:30am Drivers' briefing #3 Drivers' briefing for all drivers Pavilion
Sun 08 May 8:00am Racing continues All teams on dummy grid to resume racing Pit Lane
Sun 08 May 4:00pm Chequered Flag Event (racing) concludes National Circuit
Sun 08 May 4:30pm - 5:00pm Awards Ceremony Trophy presentation and awards ceremony Pavilion
Sun 08 May 6:00pm Venue closes All teams clear/clean garages & pack out (camping allowed in Top car-park area; self-contained) Exit Gate 2

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