Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park

NZ's premier motorsport and driver training facility


Drivers will be split into four groups, taking into account the drivers ability: slow, medium, fast, and race. Track gates open at 7.00am and documentation is from 7.30am.

Drivers briefing will be at 8.30am sharp with compulsory familiarisation laps at 8:50am. First session at 9.00am. All sessions are 15 minutes long, giving each driver at least five 15 minute sessions on track.

Please note:

  • Passengers are only permitted in vehicles equipped with a roll cage
  • A $50.00 charge will apply for additional drivers (this can be done at time of booking or on the day)
  • Race suits, helmets, race boots, race gloves, a foam neck brace / FHR are required at every track day by all drivers and passengers
  • Your car must have a current WOF or a current Motorsport NZ log book
  • Please bring your civil drivers license (minimum of a restricted is required) or Motorsport NZ competition license to registration on the day
  • Single Seaters are not permitted on Taupo Auto Track Days.
  • Electric cars are not permitted



You must hold a minimum of an NZTA restricted restricted civil license or a valid MNZ competition license.


29 October 2022 – National Circuit


Frontal Head Restraints (FHR) are mandatory. For vehicles that have a 4 point harness or greater there are various tethered devices available including Hans, NecksGen REV, Impact Accel or Simpson Hybrid. For vehicles fitted with a standard lap and diagonal 3-point belt system – a foam roll / collar is acceptable.



Factory Standard Cars (lap diagonal belts):

Required – Foam neck brace, helmet, fire retardant race suit, closed in shoes

Modified Vehicles (with a roll cage, 4 point harness, etc.):

Required – FHR, helmet, fire retardant race suit, fire retardant shoes and gloves

You can purchase all of the above safety gear from:



  • National Circuit: $195.00



Click here to read the Technical Guidelines Checklist for Taupo Auto.

For any inquiries, please contact or you can call the office on 07 376 5033.

Please note – bookings are essential and must be made by 4pm the day prior. Walk ins will not be accepted.


Please select a date below to make your booking.


Terms & Conditions – Cancellation, Refund & Gift Voucher Policy 

  1. Cancellations by the Operator – The Operator reserves the absolute right to cancel or vary any service for any reason including as a result of weather conditions, insufficient reservations, availability of a product, track availability, or any unforeseen event or circumstance. The selling agent and/or Operator accept no responsibility for any loss or additional expenses arising from changes, delays or cancellations of the services and activities of the Operator
  2. Refunds are made at the total discretion of the Operator
  3. Pre-paid bookings may be altered in accordance with the following:
    1. Up until 7 days prior to the date and time of any pre-paid reservation you may change (subject to availability) or cancel your booking for a full refund by contacting the Operator directly
    2. Within 7 days of any scheduled reservation any change to the booking is at the absolute discretion of the Operator and may incur a fee up to a maximum of 100% of the price paid for the activity or service
    3. In the event that a pre-paid reservation is not utilised by the customer without any notification to the Operator then it is deemed to have been used
  4. Gift Cards/Vouchers – Cards/Vouchers have no value until activated at the time of purchase. Minimum value of $10 is required. To redeem, the card/voucher needs to be presented to the front desk of Taupo International Motorsport Park. The card/voucher is redeemable against any product available at Taupo International Motorsport Park. The value on the card/voucher in non-refundable and cannot be redeemable for cash. Taupo International Motorsport Park is not responsible for lost, stolen or damaged cards/vouchers. No change will be given on purchases but balances can be redeemed on further purchases. The card/voucher cannot be used to purchase event tickets. The card/voucher expires 2 years (24 months) after date of purchase.
  5. Any decision regarding an exception to the stated policy in these terms and conditions will be made entirely at the discretion of the Operator
  6. The name of the business that will appear on your bank/credit card statements will be Taupo International Motorsport Park (NZ). Your account will be charged in New Zealand Dollars
  7. Taupo International Motorsport Park reserves the right to interchange vouchers already purchased for other products should a product be pulled from our offerings.


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