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Waimate  Waimate 50

The event comprises a Tarmac Hill-climb (1.5km) and a Street Sprint (2.5km) run on a sealed circuit. It sees the countries best drifters, fastest street drivers, best race and most iconic NZ names take part.

The ‘Waimate 50’ was born 1959 with the inaugural street race held on the 31st of January that year. With wide streets, central location and a council fully behind the event that Waimate was the perfect place to host the New Zealand Championship event. Thousands of people packed the Waimate streets looking for the best vantage points possible.


24 Oct - 25 Oct WAIMATE 50
LOCATION WAIMATE
TIME ZONE -06:00
STAGES TARMAC HILL-CLIMB (1.5KM) & STREET SPRINT (2.5KM)
DISTANCE 2.5KM
SURFACE SEALED
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Fast Facts

  • 2019 saw the countries best drifters, fastest street drivers, best race and most iconic NZ names taking part in the 60th Celebration - History and madness that will be the 60th Anniversary of Waimate 50.
  • NZ's Longest Standing Street Race 1959-today.