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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:55 pm    Post subject: Taupo Trackday 10 March 2018
From Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:00 am to Sat Mar 10, 2018 4:59 pm (included)

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This event boasts some of the best value track time you can buy, add in the included lunch and, for some, more prize value than your entry fee!

After last years event was cancelled by Taupo Track Administration, because of an event clash, we have managed to negotiate a favourable rate with the track for a 2018 event. The club is still paying out for lunches, timing, first aid and club room hire however the new entry fees below reflect the reduced costs to run this event for 2018.

When: Saturday 10th March 2018
Where: Track 3, Taupo Motorsport Park, Centennial Drive (off Broadlands Road, Taupo)
What: As much track time as you can handle with driver training in the morning for those who want it.
How much: Fees apply as follows :
Early Bird Entry Fee: Z Club Member $65, Non Member $80 (up to 5.00pm Friday 22 December 2017)
Normal Entry Fee: Z Club Member $75, Non Member $90 (up to 5:00pm Friday 23 February 2018)

Late Entry Fee: All entrants $120 (up to 5.00pm Friday 9th March 2018)
Spectator Lunch: $13 (payment to Z Club Account with spectator name and Lunch)
Volunteers receive complimentary lunch.
Lunch included for all entrants.

SUPPLEMENTARY REGULATIONS

1. JURISDICTION
This event is a Basic Status event and is a Circuit Sprint (Single Car) as per appendix 5 - Schedule C of the motorsport manual, promoted by the Datsun Z Club Inc. and will take place on Saturday 10th March 2018 at the Taupo Motorsport Park, Broadlands Road, Taupo.
The event will be held under these Supplementary Regulations, the MotorSport NZ National Sporting Code and its Appendices and Schedules particularly appendix 5 - Schedule C and Appendix Two, Schedule A - Driver Safety and Vehicle Requirements.
MSNZ Permit Number: 180186

2. MAJOR OFFICIALS
See "contact us" on the forum for email addresses
Event Organiser: Andy Mygind 027 4757744
Clerk of the Course: Dale Maxwell 021 154 8688
Assistant Clerk of the Course: Murray Chapman 021 957 351
Secretary of Event: Andy Mygind 027 4757744
Scrutineers: Dale Maxwell, Murray Chapman
Chief Marshal: Bernie Kant 022 456 0022
Competitor Relations Officer: Anthony Baker 027 497 6951
Organising Committee:
Imogen Hewlett 027 289 8440, Dale Maxwell, Murray Chapman, Bernie Kant, Anthony Baker
Andy Mygind

Contact for all matters pertaining to the event are as follows:

027 475 7744
or
Secretary Taupo Track Day
Datsun Z Club Inc
Box 24-234
Royal Oak
Auckland 1345

3. THE EVENT
3.1 Venue: Taupo Motorsport Park located 10km Northeast of Taupo on Broadlands Road, Taupo
3.2 Layout: Track Three
3.3 Schedule:
07:30am - Organising Committee to venue for setup
08:15am - Driver registration, Documentation and safety audit scrutineering
09:00am - Drivers briefing and track tuition, this is compulsory for all attendees
09:30am - Driver training - Have a couple of laps with an experienced driver in the co-pilots seat, a great warmup and a chance to learn the racing line.
11:00am - Timed Practice - Up to 6 cars on the track in 15 minute sessions. This will be timed to decide speed groupings.
12:00pm - Lunch
12:45pm - Timed Practice - Timed sessions grouped according to speed.
03:45pm - Timing ceases, track runs continue
04:30pm - Track closes
04:45pm - Prize giving at the track

4. ENTRIES
4.1 Opening and Closing: These open with the publication of these regulations and normal entries close at 5:00pm on Friday 23 February 2017.
4.2 Entry Form: Method of entry is online registration ENTER HERE Entry is now on the day by filling in a MSNZ entry by hand. Please call Andy to check acceptance before arranging to enter on the day.
4.3 Payment: Via direct payment to Z Club Account ASB 12 3427 0307451 00 marked with driver
name and Taupo
4.4 Number of Starters:
The organisers reserve the right to abandon the event if less than 25 entries are received at normal closing date.
The maximum number of starters will be 48.
Any additional entries received will be placed on the reserve list in order of receipt.
Priority goes to Datsun Z Club members then in order of entry receipt.
4.5 Entry Acceptance
Entries shall be made online and to be deemed valid must be complete in all details and accompanied by the appropriate fees. Acceptance will be at the organising committee's discretion. Organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry in accordance with the prescribed provisions of the National Sporting Code. No individual acceptance emails will be sent, all accepted entries will be published in this thread. A general email to all participants will be sent in the weeks preceding the event.
4.6 Fees:
(1) Competing vehicle:
Early Bird Entry Fee:Z Club Member $65, Non Member $80 (up to 5.00pm Friday 22 December 2017)
Normal Entry Fee: Z Club Member $75, Non Member $90 (up to 5:00pm Friday 23 February 2018)

Late Entry Fee: All entrants $120 (up to 5.00pm Friday 9th March 2018)
(2) Spectator Lunch: $13 (payment to Z Club Account with spectator name and Lunch Taupo)
Volunteers receive complimentary lunch.

4.7 Refunds: In the case of a notified withdrawal
Prior to 9.00pm Wednesday 7 March February 2018, a full refund of the entry fee paid will be made.
After 9.00pm on Wednesday 7 March 2018 - No Refund.

4.8 Acceptance of Entry:
These will be notified by publication of a regularly updated entry list on the Z Club Forum.

4.9 Competitor Requirements:
(1) Knowledge and Understandings: In signing the entry forms competitors are deemed to fully understand: MotorSport NZ National Sporting Code and its relevant Appendices and Schedules
(2) Licence Requirements: Current NZ Drivers Licence
(3) i. Must be a full member of a MSNZ affiliated Club or
ii. if not a member of a MSNZ affiliated Club not have competed in more than two MSNZ events previously.
(4) Helmet complying with schedule A and minimum of cotton overalls and enclosed footwear must be worn
(( Please note that Motorsport NZ rules applying to helmets has changed as at 2016, PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOUR HELMET COMPLIES WITH SCHEDULE A OF THE MOTORSPORT MANUAL.))
http://www.motorsport.org.nz/sites/default/files/motorsport/manual/Live%2035%20App%202.01%20Sch%20A_0.pdf




5 VEHICLE ELIGIBILITY
5.1 Road going vehicles must be of a warrantable standard and carry a current Warrant of Fitness
5.2 Dedicated Competition vehicles must comply with Appendix Two, Schedule A
5.3 All loose objects must be removed from the driver/passenger compartment.

6 PASSENGERS
6.1 Excepting during reconnaissance laps, passengers may only be carried in a caged, dedicated competition car complying with Appendix Two, Schedule A,
6.2 Either the passenger or driver must hold as a minimum a MSNZ clubsport lIcence.
6.3 All passengers must sign an indemnity form on the start line of each run. Passengers must be over 12 years of age and if less than 16 years of age must have signed under Age Indemnity form signed by a parent or Guardian or have a restricted Competition License.

7 VEHICLE CLASSIFICATIONS:
A 0-1600cc
B 1601-2300cc
C 2301-3000cc
D 3001-4100cc
E 4101cc and over

Forced Induction multiply by 1.7
Rotary multiply by 1.8
Forced Induction Rotary multiply by 3.06
2 Stroke multiply by 1.8
Forced Induction Diesel multiply by 1.5

8 PRIZES AND/OR CERTIFICATES
Best Z performance
Best Overall
1st, 2nd and 3rd in all categories
1st, 2nd and 3rd for each Z generation (uncaged road legal cars only)
1st, 2nd and 3rd dedicated competition vehicle.
Best presented
Drivers best lap time
Various wildcard and performance prizes.

9 SIGNED ON THE DAY:

Your registration details will be prefilled on a standard MSNZ entry form and you will be asked to check those details and sign the following:

1. Indemnity:
I have received the Supplementary Regulations and all other regulations or Articles as determined in the Appendices and Schedules of the current New Zealand Motorsport Manual for the event I am entering and agree to be bound by them and by the National Sporting Code of MotorSport New Zealand Inc.
In consideration of the acceptance of this entry and of my being permitted to take part in the Meeting or Events detailed, I agree not to pursue claims against and (severally) to hold harmless, indemnify and keep indemnified MotorSport New Zealand Inc, its members, associated or affiliated clubs and entities, ClubSport and/or event organisers and promoters, the inviting club and entity (or entities), race circuit owners, providers and operators, owners and tenants of private property (including land, buildings and/or fixtures, fittings and chattels) traversed, or proximate to events, officials, fellow competitors, and the directors, officers, servants, representatives and agents of those entities (all together “the Indemnified Parties”) in relation to all losses, actions, expenses, costs, liabilities, claims and demands in respect of death, injury, loss or damage to persons or property of myself, and/or my team (including drivers, co-drivers, passengers, management and/or mechanics) whatsoever, caused or arising out of or in connection with this entry or taking part in the events to which this entry relates, notwithstanding that such death, injury, loss or damage may have been contributed to or caused by the negligence of any of the Indemnified Parties and/or by any other person. This provision confers a benefit on, and is intended to be enforceable by, each of the Indemnified Parties (in accordance with the Contracts (Privity) Act 1982).

2. Ability to Control a Vehicle Declaration by Driver:
I declare that should I at the time of any event this entry form relates to be suffering from any disability of any kind whether permanent or temporary which is likely to detrimentally affect my control of my automobile or my fitness to drive, I will not participate.

3. Vehicle Conformance with Schedule A/AA Declaration by Driver:
I declare the vehicle detailed on this entry form complies with the vehicle safety items set out below (as applicable) and will be presented on request to an appointed scrutineer or Technical Officer complying at all times with the safety and eligibility requirements detailed in the National Sporting Code and its Appendices and Schedules.

• Helmet
• Protective Clothing
• Safety Harness
• Window Net(s)
• Roll Bar / Safety Cage
• Seat(s) and Mounts
• Fire Extinguisher
• Wheels and Tyres
• Brake System
• Steering & Suspension Systems
• Fuel Tank(s) / Fillers / Lines
• Engine & Transmission Mounts
• Flexible Fluid Lines & Hoses
• Throttle Return (Failsafe)
• Engine Starter Operation
• Reverse Gear Operation
• Exhaust System
• Oil Catch Tank(s)
• Electrical Wiring
• Ignition / Circuit Breaker
• Battery
• Lighting Systems
• Brake Lights
• Rear Lights / Rain Lights
• Bodyshell / Chassis Condition
• Exterior Appearance
• Panels / Covers
• Doors
• Windows
• Wipers & Demisting
• Rear Vision Mirrors
• Aerofoils & Spoilers
• Cockpit Construction / Fittings
• Bulkheads
• Tow Eyes
• Ballast (Security)
• Competition Numbers
• Registration & WOF Labels
• LVV / MSNZ Authority Card
• LVV Plate
• Optional Equipment

I acknowledge that where any breach of the Safety Schedule is found during a Safety Audit I will be subject to penalties under the National Sporting Code and my signature below indicates my acceptance of this undertaking.

4. Consent:
I consent to the details contained on this form being held by MotorSport New Zealand Inc and/or the Inviting Clubs for the purpose of the promotion and benefit of the Meeting or Events concerned, and Motorsport in general. I acknowledge my right to access and correction of this information. This consent is given in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.

I also authorise the medical providers of the event to disclose medical information relevant to illness or injury sustained during the above mentioned event to MotorSport NZ and it’s officials.


Signature of Driver:…………………………………………………………..Date: ………………


Signature of Entrant:…………………………………………………………..Date: ………………
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 2:57 pm    Post subject:
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ACCOMMODATION:
Ascot Motor Inn:
Hosts: Ivy & Ke
70 Rifle Range Road
Taupo
Phone: 07 377 2474
Freephone: 0800 800 670
http://www.ascotattaupo.co.nz/
Facilities and services available within complex
(Ascot Motor Inn is a trailer friendly hotel.)

Booking/Payment details

Contact the Ascot on 0800-800-670, they've pencil booked the hotel for us for Friday 9th & Saturday 10th March 2018 (departing morning of 11th). After a certain date the hotel will be opened up to the public. PLEASE BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION EARLY SO YOU DON'T MISS OUT AND HAVE TO STAY OUT OF TOWN.

** Please ensure you say that you are with the Z Club or your inquiry may be declined, also have your credit card details ready to secure the your individual booking. **

Bella Vista Taupo
Hosts: Laurelle & Rachel (know to expect Zedders to phone and book for 2018)
145 Heuheu Street (over the fence from Ascot Motor Inn)
Taupo, New Zealand
Freephone: 0800 BELLAVISTA (0800 23 55 28 )
Phone: 07 378 9043
http://www.bellavistamotels.co.nz/new-zealand/taupo/

** Please phone the motel with your credit card details at the ready to secure your booking, don't forget to mention you're with the Z Club. **



Get together and barbecue on both nights at the Ascot




**** There are new owners Ivy & Ke at Ascot Motor Inn, so please be patient whilst they get used to our requirements. Bellavista as always are happy to accommodate us, and as at 2017 they have extra parking that they haven't in the past.
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PostPosted: Mon Aug 21, 2017 3:28 pm    Post subject: Entries to Date
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Entries accepted to date

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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:59 pm    Post subject:
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There is still accommodation available at Ascot Motel Taupo, our usual home away from home when in Taupo for Track Day. When you phone don't forget to say you're ZClub as we've pencil booked the whole place out at this stage. You still pay the Ascot directly.

With some of the bigger rooms, you may like to get a group together to keep your costs down.



The Ascot confirmed they're providing providing BBQ facilities for us both nights (Friday & Saturday nights) again this year, so you just need to bring along, steak, sausages, etc, or whatever you like, plus your desired refreshments. Very social & very easy especially if you're staying at the Ascot or at Bellavista next door. Other Zedders attending our ZClub Taupo Track Day or Hardpark are welcome to the bbq's too.

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There is still accommodation available at Ascot Motel Taupo, our usual home away from home when in Taupo for Track Day. When you phone don't forget to say you're ZClub as we've pencil booked the whole place out at this stage. You still pay the Ascot directly.

With regards to accommodation I tried to book accommodation but was told all rooms were booked out by the Z club even though I tried to explain that I was with the Z club.
Spoke to Andy & with his advice I rang again but was told to ring back on Friday Confused Confused Confused
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Useful info from Race Brakes, brake fluids and pads etc:

http://www.racebrakes.co.nz/blog
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Hi everyone, don't forget if you're registering for Z Club, Taupo Track Day & weekend, next month (10th March 2018), full details and to register here:
https://zclub.nz/viewtopic.php?t=5802

PS, The cheaper registration fee expires on Friday, 5pm. Wink

PPS, if you're bringing friends, family, partner etc, don't forget to book and pay for a lunch for them. All details above.

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fome dome wrote:
There is still accommodation available at Ascot Motel Taupo, our usual home away from home when in Taupo for Track Day. When you phone don't forget to say you're ZClub as we've pencil booked the whole place out at this stage. You still pay the Ascot directly.

With regards to accommodation I tried to book accommodation but was told all rooms were booked out by the Z club even though I tried to explain that I was with the Z club.
Spoke to Andy & with his advice I rang again but was told to ring back on Friday Confused Confused Confused


Yes I had the same problem - very difficult to deal with person who took my call - told her I was with the Z Club, she then booked me in for the dates but in February then told me March was booked out - finally got through to her and got correct booking (I hope Rolling Eyes )
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Campbell wrote:
fome dome wrote:
There is still accommodation available at Ascot Motel Taupo, our usual home away from home when in Taupo for Track Day. When you phone don't forget to say you're ZClub as we've pencil booked the whole place out at this stage. You still pay the Ascot directly.

With regards to accommodation I tried to book accommodation but was told all rooms were booked out by the Z club even though I tried to explain that I was with the Z club.
Spoke to Andy & with his advice I rang again but was told to ring back on Friday Confused Confused Confused


Yes I had the same problem - very difficult to deal with person who took my call - told her I was with the Z Club, she then booked me in for the dates but in February then told me March was booked out - finally got through to her and got correct booking (I hope Rolling Eyes )

Sorry to hear that. I gave the new people at the Ascot, a Reminder again on Friday. Hopefully they've got it sorted their end now.

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Hi All

Really looking forward to next weekend, got this weekend pencilled to spend getting the car ready. A quick wash for weight reduction etc, usual stuff.

I note there is a fire extinguisher on the list this year. Does that mean I need to fit one up to the car before scuitineering?

Or is it a nice to have?
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Jibber wrote:
Hi All

Really looking forward to next weekend, got this weekend pencilled to spend getting the car ready. A quick wash for weight reduction etc, usual stuff.

I note there is a fire extinguisher on the list this year. Does that mean I need to fit one up to the car before scuitineering?

Or is it a nice to have?


Hiya Jibber, only if you are running a schedule A car, the wording hasn't substantially changed. If your car is a road legal, WOF'd car you can leave the extinguisher out. The list at the end relates generally to dedicated competition cars. The club has a large extinguisher at all marshall points and we can make a mess of any part of your vehicle in a couple of seconds if called on to do so.
If a road car you should be checking your car for secure battery, no fuel or oil leaks, secure fuel lines, a warrant (and be of warrant standard), nothing loose in the cabin or luggage compartments. A helmet and race suit or cotton overalls, closed shoes are the personal items you need. Other non safety items include courtesy, ambition, bravery, camaraderie, a smile and better brake pads than they supplied with the car when new.

Entries are still arriving even with the $120 entry fee now, it will be a good weekend.
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Don't forget to check those throttle linkages as well. Can be a real pain if they snap Andy.
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Don't forget to check those throttle linkages as well. Can be a real pain if they snap Andy.


I've solved that problem I have gone fly by wire added 2 doors, a long roof and put a Subaru badge on it.
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If your getting excited about this years track day here's a vid of Anthony Baker passing me like I'm standing still Razz

https://youtu.be/bF0x0lav_iU
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Not too late to register guys and girls. Even at the late entry fee, it's still a cheap track day, as you get lunch too. Smile See the first page.
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