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  • It was back to the good old days for this race meeting using the original Puke track without the extra corners in the back straight. While some members had chosen not to change their diff ratios and took it a bit quietly in qualifying, others were going all out with Paul managing a PB of 1.05.7; other members’ times were set to improve during the day.
    Posted: Sunday 20 March 2016
  • After not great forecasts during the week the rain kindly stayed away for our first meeting of the season. We had a great turnout of 17 cars made up of existing members, new members and new old members.
    Returning member Tim La Trobe after an absence of 5 years grabbed pole with a time of 1:12.1 on a cold track, followed by Alan Pearce and Bruce McRae who was supposedly bedding in brakes.
    Posted: Sunday 6 September 2015
  • While the weather gods were very kind to us, the mechanical ones decided they would try their best to disrupt the proceedings before they even started, with Dean Perkins, Anthony Baker in his almost-finished 240Z, and Ross Christianson in his LS powered L34 Torana all failing to get to the track on Sunday.
    During the day we lost Ross Graham with rear suspension damage, Bruce McRae with a broken axle and Stu Rowling with an oil leak, along with Mike Dias in his great looking Winfield replica VN.
    Posted: Wednesday 18 March 2015
  • The weather forecast had been a bit iffy (that’s a technical metrological term) all week but on the day everyone was able to use their dry tyres for the whole meeting.
    Posted: Sunday 23 November 2014
  • The weather forecast had been consistent for a whole week that the weather would not be perfect and believe it or not the forecast was 100% accurate. NMC and PMC were combined for this round due to PMC’s low numbers. It was great to see new member Karl Shields appear for his first race meeting with NMC both he and the car performed well but as Karl only had dry tyres he retired the car after race 1.
    Posted: Sunday 2 November 2014
  • It was a great start to the season competitor- wise, with some new faces: Greg Holden in the beautiful silver XR Falcon GT and a guest appearance by Alan Pearce,we also had the initial outing of Max Christensen’s new Torana.
    Posted: Tuesday 9 September 2014
  • There was a good turnout to the AGM and Prize giving held at the Auckland car Club rooms in Mt Roskill.
    There were 5 remits submitted and all were voted in with considerable majorities.
    Posted: Sunday 6 July 2014
  • It was another beautiful day a Pukekohe for the last round of our series we had a good field which included guest Steve Ross in the very fast ex Paul Sinclair Commodore. It was also great to see Cam Crawford back after mechanical enhancements to his knee.
    Posted: Monday 21 April 2014
  • Race 1:
    Starts off as expected with Dean in the lead followed closely by Tony G and Justin. Still within the first lap Andrew is sliding at Marshall Point 4. Tony G catches up with Dean in the second lap and is holding strong. Ross overtakes Smith and is coming close to doing the same to Colin.
    Van Tiel and Andrews are battling well, whilst Tony G is now looking a bit smokey at turn 1.
    Posted: Wednesday 19 March 2014
  • Saturday morning saw the start of qualifying the cars and the drivers all seemed to be up to speed very quick and it was clear to see that everyone was up for setting a fast time. There was a chance for someone else to sit on pole today with the normal pace setter Dean Perkins missing from the field for the event.
    Posted: Sunday 26 January 2014
  • Off to a very wet start. In the first lap the Red Flags are shown, caused by Dave Campbell (PMC) going into the wall under the GT Radial Bridge on the front straight – slicks were not a good choice! Stu Rowling stays on the track after the red and M2 sent out to clear.
    Posted: Thursday 12 December 2013
  • It was another good entry of Muscle Cars with new member Adam Wheeler making his first appearance for a number of years, there were a few regulars missing like the two Charges of Tony Galbraith, his car not completely repaired after the accident and the last meeting, Graham Cargill's cars is nearly finished is cam shaft replacement and Andrew Turner's 05 car still not quite completed.
    Posted: Wednesday 27 November 2013
  • It was good to be back at Pukekohe on a fine day, with another great entry of cars including two guests: Bob Grove in his brand new Perana Capri, and John Mills in a recently purchased 68 Camaro.
    Posted: Sunday 20 October 2013
  • Overall a very successful first race meeting of the year with more new members to come as well as the appearance of cars that for one reason or other could not make the first round.
    Posted: Sunday 15 September 2013
  • 2013 AGM held at the Pokeno Motel Saturday 22 June
    This years AGM was again a well attended, friendly and non-contentious event.

    The proposed rounds for the new season have now been posted on the website.
    Posted: Sunday 30 June 2013
  • The day was fine when we arrived at the track but were pleased to see that the V8Supercar pit tents were still up as the weather forecast for the day was less than perfect. There had been a race meeting at the track the day before and the Honda Cup class was also racing on the Sunday, it was however quite sobering to see the number of damaged cars that were still in the garages.
    It was good to have a new car race with us Stuart Rowling from Hamilton with his very nice Walkinshaw Commodore
    Posted: Sunday 5 May 2013
  • It was a small field of NMC cars that entered this meeting after some had raced the weekend before at the ITM 400. For the 2 members that did back up, one needed emergency panel beating (Paul Burnet) and the other Ross Golding needed to go to his backup car as the damage on his usual race car was too great to be fixed in time. Club member Tony Galbraith also received extensive damage at the ITM meeting.
    Posted: Saturday 20 April 2013
  • As always with this particular sport, unless you think you have webbed feet you keep an eye on the weather forecast in the days leading up to race day.
    Posted: Sunday 3 March 2013
  • The Hamilton car show would like to have some racing Holdens on display. If you would like more details see the registration form.
    Posted: Monday 18 February 2013
  • We had a reasonable turnout for this hastily organised meeting to replace the cancelled Thunder in the Park. The weather was real hot on Saturday with the asphalt behind the pits being measured at 62 degrees in the early afternoon.
    Posted: Saturday 12 January 2013
  • I am pleased to say there was no hint of rain for this round compared to the Noah’s Ark deluge we had to survive at the previous round at Pukekohe.
    We had a very good entry of 15 cars which included the guest appearances of Richard Ryan in the SLR 5000 Torana and Elliott Crawford in the 69 Corvette. New member Rowan Tonkin was racing for the first time, with our other new member Michael Crawley making his second appearance.
    Posted: Sunday 18 November 2012

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