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PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS FOR OUR 2016-2017 SEASON. CLASSES MAY CHANGE SLIGHTLY HEADING INTO THE NEW SEASON. STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

 

Classes

There are three classes, which aim to be inclusive. If you are unsure of which class you should be entering, or do not see a class suitable for you, contact the series organiser This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The NZ Superlap Series is a sealed circuit event run over six (6) rounds. It draws a variety of vehicles from unmodified daily-driven cars, through to dedicated time attack racers.

Note: unsafe vehicles and/or drivers may be removed from the event at any time at the discretion of the organisers.

Eligibility & licence requirements

  • All vehicles, drivers and passenger safety gear must conform to Safety Schedule A.
  • Competitors must hold a current civilian drivers licence.
  • Competitors will not require a Motorsport New Zealand competition licence, however a clubsport license and a logbook is highly recommended for anyone participating in more than 2 events.
  • Competitors are not required to have a MSNZ logbook if they have a current road registration and current Warrant of Fitness.
  • All wastegates must be plumbed into the exhaust system (no screamer pipes).

Street Class

Street class is for all road-legal cars on road tyres. Street class will be split between 2WD and 4WD, and have an overall Street King Champion.

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Street cars must:

  • Be a recognised production model from a vehicle manufacturer
  • Have a current Warrant of Fitness (WoF)
  • Display a current vehicle licence (Registration label), not on hold
  • Be LVV Certified for any modifications as required for WoF
  • Run on Road tyres with a treadwear rating of 180 or above. Please see below for our recommended Street car tyres. If you are unsure of the treadwear rating, please contact the manufacturer before purchasing your tyres of choice.
  • Competitors wishing to use tyres with a treadwear rating of 179 or less should enter the Pro Street class.

Street cars may have:

  • Roll protection (full roll-cages must be MSNZ homologated and present with an Authority Card), aerodynamic modifications, engine modifications including full engine swaps, and weight reduction so long as they are still road legal and comply to Safety Schedule A of the NZ Motorsport Manual.

Street King Championship

The Street King Championship is an invitation to all Street Cars to come and race your mates and prove once and for all who has the faster car or who is the better driver! Street class is split into 2 categories; 4WD and 2WD. Street cars must be run on road tyres (no semi slicks) and fit into the Street class (see above).

Pro Street Class

Pro Street class is for all road-legal cars on semi-slick tyres. Pro Street class will be split between 2WD and 4WD, and have an overall Pro Street Champion.

Pro Street2017

Pro Street cars must:

  • Be a recognised production model from a vehicle manufacturer
  • Have a current Warrant of Fitness (WoF)
  • Display a current vehicle licence (Registration label), not on hold
  • Be LVV Certified for any modifications as required for WoF
  • Run road or semi slick tyres. Pro Street cars may run on any tyres eligible for Street class, or on tyres with a treadwear rating of 179 or less, specifically excluding slick type tyres such as:
    • Hand-grooved slicks
    • Dual grooved slicks (Hankook ventus z214, Hoosier Drag Radials etc)
  • Competitors wishing to use tyres from this exclusion list should enter the Exhibition class. Please see below for our recommended Pro Street car tyres.

Pro Street cars may have:

  • Roll protection (full roll-cages must be MSNZ homologated and present with an Authority Card), aerodynamic modifications, engine modifications including full engine swaps, and weight reduction so long as they are still road legal and comply to Safety Schedule A of the NZ Motorsport Manual.

Pro Open Class

Pro Open class is for race cars on semi-slick tyres

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Pro Open cars must:

  • Be based on a recognised production model from a vehicle manufacturer (space-framed cars or non-production chassis cars can still be eligible to run in the NZ Superlap Series, but only on an exhibition basis and will not receive trophies or series points).
  • Run on Road tyres or Semi-slick tyres specifically excluding slick type tyres such as:
    • Hand-grooved slicks
    • Dual grooved slicks (Hankook ventus z214, Hoosier Drag Radials etc)
  • Note that full slick tyres are no longer permitted for Pro Open. Competitors wishing to use full slicks or tyres from this exclusion list should enter the Exhibition class. Please see below for our recommended Pro Open car tyres.

Pro Open cars may have:

  • Roll protection (full roll-cages must be MSNZ homologated and present with an Authority Card), aerodynamic modifications, engine modifications including full engine swaps, and weight reduction so long as they comply to Safety Schedule A of the NZ Motorsport Manual.

Exhibition Class

Exhibition class is for race cars on Full Slicks

Exhibiition Class is for all vehicles who want to run full slicks, or don’t fit into the other classes. Please note, no points or official placings will be given out for Exhibition Class.

Exhibition cars may have:

  • Roll protection (full roll-cages must be MSNZ homologated and present with an Authority Card), aerodynamic modifications, engine modifications including full engine swaps, and weight reduction so long as they comply to Safety Schedule A of the NZ Motorsport Manual.

 

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