WAIMATE 50 GT SPRINT SERIES

Dunedin, Christchurch, Greymouth, Invercargill and Richmond. They have been to an event here, and they will come back. October 31, Length: The event takes place between October 24 and Michael McMillan Love the guys throwing the cars around. We were fortunate enough to have local artist Bill Scott paint a mural on the Waimate Outdoors wall which depicts the Earnie Sprague crash while trying to grab pole position in , which actually happened on that very corner.

It was the third time the annual event had been held in Waimate since the original Waimate 50 event was scrapped in , and hotels in the town were fully booked for the weekend. October 23, Length: Christchurch-based driver Grant Silvester brought his father’s Chevrolet out of retirement for the meeting. The river flows east from its source to the Wainono Lagoon, a fresh water lake beside the Pacific Ocean. Water from the river and an associated aquifer is used for agricultural purposes. February 04, Length: We’re confident that’s better for the event and its future. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself.

The popular motorsport meet has been running on and off since and regularly attracts crowds of about 10, Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Nearby settlements include Hook and Studholme, with the town of Waimate approximately eight kilometres west. Waimate 50 Street Sprint Sunday afternoon.

Race convener Bert Murray said competitors and pit crew members took part this year and the Waimate 50 GT sprint series, hill climb, rally sprint and standing quarter-mile events all had full fields.

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Skip to main content. Also this year saw the launch of a quarter mile on the main street and a vast improvement in spfint construction with a revised sprint track. Although it is within metres of the Pacific Ocean, the Wainono Lagoon is fresh water and separated from the sea by a gravel berm.

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Waimate 50 back with a bang After a year lull, the streets of Waimate roared with the sound of race cars at Labour Weekend with the running of the Waimate 50 GT Sprint Series.

The Waimate Hotel was full to capacity at the weekend, and hotel manager Kevin Hayns said the event provided a welcome boost for the town. The Coordinates we know are: Visit image gallery to purchase the image. October 31, Length: Waimate District Council Population: We waimaye fortunate sptint to have local artist Bill Scott paint a mural on the Waimate Outdoors wall which depicts the Earnie Sprague crash while trying to grab pole position inwhich actually happened on that very corner.

Time in Waimate is now Part of this was the first ever Whitehorse Hillclimb. Tuesday, 23 October We’re confident that’s better for the event and its future. October 25, Length: The event takes place between October 24 and The revisal of the sprint track, two spectator bridges, a 20 car invitational race, a new rallysprint road and of course Fanga Dan and other D1NZ drivers running multiple drifting demos throughout the weekend.

All competitors had several runs.

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Waimae, Christchurch, Greymouth, Invercargill and Richmond. Dollar – NZD Spoken languages: The beauty of going with them is that they can supply us with good data on people’s demographics which can help us plan for future events.

October 28, Length: Many changes occurred in with the emphasis on making the event more complete. Onlookers check out the Waimate 50 waimafe a colourful vantage point.

Stewart Borland Dunedin takes a corner on the Waimate street circuit yesterday in his Terrapin Classic Tarmac car during the Waimate 50 waiate meeting. It was the third time the annual event had been held in Waimate since the original Waimate 50 event was scrapped inand hotels in the town were fully booked for the weekend. The article is about the town in the South Island, New Zealand.

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This list wimate brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Waimate in Waimate District Canterbury is a town located in New Zealand about mi or km south-west of Wellington, the country’s capital town.

Photos by Andrew Ashton. The biggest changes have come in the racing department, Tt said. A number of rivers flow into the lagoon, including the Hook River from the north and the Waihao River from the south. Over the past 5 years the event has evolved and been developed into a motorsport spectacle. For the District see Waimate District.

There were five runs up 5 km of testing gravel for the hillclimb and another five over the 5. If there were ever any doubts about popularity, the 6, spectators dispelled them.

But they have got to know where Waimate is now. Christchurch-based driver Grant Silvester brought his father’s Chevrolet out of retirement for the meeting. Let’s start with some photos from the area. October 30, Length: After a decade of hardwork and effort to get the event off the ground the GT Series was born. We’ve changed the track by designing a new one to move away from a sprint circuit to a race circuit, but we’re still doing a sprint race format in some races.

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