Speedway NZ Newsletter - Massive March edition
|Speedway NZ's March newsletter is now available, with plenty of information for everyone in the speedway community.
It includes the latest championship dates for next season, a major Health & Safety update and important technical information for Saloons, Stockcars and Ministocks.
The back half is devoted to the 2015 NZ Speedway Awards, and we couldn't have made it any easier for you to nominate; simply click the link for the relevant category. Nominations close April 22, and if you are interested in sponsoring a trophy please get back to us by March 31.
Download the update here (1Mb pdf).
|Technical Remits released||Published: 12/03/2015|
|Stockcar and Saloon Technical rules are altered every two years at the Speedway NZ Annual General Meeting. Details of the proposals that may go to the vote have now been released. .. Read On...|
|SNZ Update - February 2015||Published: 20/02/2015|
|Speedway NZ's February newsletter is now available to download.
Download the update here (550Kb pdf). .. Read On...
|SNZ Update - January 2015||Published: 23/01/2015|
|Speedway NZ's first newsletter of 2015 is now available to download. Wheel issues in the Stockcar and Superstock classes take centre stage, but there's also other health and safety information, details of the first date approval for the 2015/16 season and heaps more.
Download the update here (1.44MB pdf). .. Read On...
|Minisprint Engine Trial||Published: 22/01/2015|
|Two Taranaki based competitors (Kurt Phillips and Dan Fromings) are currently trialling Toyota 4AGE 1587cc engines in their cars. They have provided some excellent feedback to Speedway NZ and are happy for it to be shared. Read On.....|
|SNZ Update - December 2014||Published: 18/12/2014|
|Speedway NZ's latest newsletter is now available, and includes the TAB schedule for this summer, details of the new Superstock racing rule, the banning of Super Saloon mirrors, and plenty more. Download the update here (687KB pdf)... Read On...|
|Speedway TAB Schedule||Published: 27/11/2014|
|The TAB has announced its speedway betting schedule for the 2014/15 season, with all of last year's events again being covered by fixed odds betting. The schedule includes nine New Zealand titles and a number of other feature events, with the Superstock Teams Nationals added after a number of years away.
While we do encourage responsible gambling, it is worth noting that a small portion of the turnover is passed on to Speedway NZ, to reinvest into the sport.
The full schedule is as follows:-
|Latest News||Published: 20/11/2014|
|Speedway NZ's latest newsletter is out, and there are a number of rule changes being implemented over the next month, affecting the Superstock and Minisprint classes.Read On.....|
|Licence Online... and WIN!||Published: 25/08/2014|
|The new season is here, and you can now purchase your 2014/15 speedway licence online via the Speedway NZ website. In addition to a discount on your licence fee, thanks to the generosity of Cook Strait Crossings, we have $1000 of interisland ferry travel to give away!
There are two prize draws, on September 15 and September 30. Everyone who has licensed online by those dates is in the running for one of two $250 ferry vouchers.
As at September 5 licensing is available: for Rosebank, Waikaraka Park, Western Springs, Baypark, Rotorua, Kihikihi, Gisborne, Meeanee, Stratford, Wanganui, Palmerston North, Wellington, Blenheim, Nelson, Greymouth, Westport, Woodford Glen, Ruapuna, Moore Park, Cromwell, Dunedin, Oreti Park and Riverside
Any remaining tracks will be added once the promotion/club have submitted their annual paperwork to Speedway NZ, and had it approved.
Click here to licence online... .. Read On...
SNZ Update - July 2014
|Speedway NZ's latest newsletter is now available, and includes details of the new Board of Directors and their responsibilities, proposed Minisprint rules, and Ministock rule changes. Download the update here (290KB pdf).|
SNZ Update - June 2014
|Speedway NZ's latest newsletter is now available, and includes Water Cooled TQ News, proposed Super Saloon and Midget rules, Steel & Tube discount info, along with other snippets of interest. Download the update here (530KB pdf).|
|2014 Annual Report||Published: 19/06/2014|
|With 80 people attending the Annual General Meeting and a record number of 345 fronting for the Speedway Awards, the weekend of 13-14 June was a massive undertaking for Speedway NZ.
The outcomes from both events are to be found in Speedway NZ's Annual Report for 2014, now available to download as one comprehensive document (6MB pdf). It includes:
AGM - 40 Day Information
|The 2014 Annual General Meeting of Speedway New Zealand takes place in mid-June, and the weekend will now include a Special General Meeting to discuss issues that have arisen in the last season. It's also election year, with 10 nominees chasing six positions on the Board.
Feel free to download a copy of the information pack (490kb) that has been sent to tracks which includes:
|Allen Anderson||Published: 18/03/2014|
|Speedway NZ has learned of the tragic passing of former Director Allen Anderson.
A life member and former President of the Rotorua club, Anderson was also a member of the Speedway Promoters Association executive, and was a Speedway NZ Board member from 1997-2003.
His funeral will be at Osborne's Funeral Home, 197 Old Taupo Road in Rotorua at 11am on Friday March 21. .. Read On...
|Updates on Two NZ Titles||Published: 10/03/2014|
|The results of the NZ TQ Midget Champs, and the results of the championship final for the New Zealand Sidecar Champs at Ruapuna on February 22 have now been confirmed.
Speedway NZ wishes to thank the competitors involved for their patience and understanding while this unique set of circumstances was resolved. In both cases the affected competitors have seven days to Appeal these outcomes. .. Read On...
|SNZ Update - February #2||Published: 24/02/2014|
|Speedway NZ's second newsletter of the month can now be downloaded. The majority of the content relates to the 2014 NZ Speedway Awards, with nominations now open. There are also details of the latest date approvals, disciplinary news, TQ and Superstock news and a link to an extremely valuable safety video which we encourage all competitors to watch. Download the update here (190KB pdf). .. Read On...|
SNZ Update - February 2014
|Speedway NZ's latest newsletter is now available, and includes details of a price reduction on the Dorian Direct hardwired transmitter, and Technical information for Superstock and TQ Midget competitors, along with other snippets of interest. Download the update here (190KB pdf).|
|SNZ Update - December 2013||Published: 24/12/2013|
|The final Speedway NZ newsletter of 2013 is now available for download. There's news of a new discount available for SNZ members, details on the 2014 Speedway Awards, the latest date approvals, Technical news and a guide for dealing with Speedway NZ Officials. Download the update here (130KB pdf). .. Read On...|
|SNZ Update - August 2013||Published: 8/08/2013|
|The 2013/14 season is approaching rapidly, and the last few months have seen many changes taking place in the sport that will be effective from September 1. These impact on every class, so it's important that as many competitors as possible are made aware of the changes. Below are links to a number of documents that explain the changes in various ways...
|2013 AGM & Annual Report||Published: 7/06/2013|
|The 2013 Annual General Meeting and Awards are two weeks away, which means that Speedway NZ is required to release a number of important items of information to all tracks. For the last few years this information has been made available on the SNZ website, and that tradition continues in 2013.
The documentation has been split into two parts this year, the first being an Annual Report and the second the logistical information relating to the AGM itself.Feel free to download them both using the links below:Read On...
Proposed Tech Rule Changes for Six Classes
|Competitors in the Open Wheel, Super Saloon and Ministock classes have the opportunity to provide feedback on proposed Technical rule changes that could be in force from the start of the 2013/14 season.
A copy of the consultation document is available here (1.3Mb pdf), and feedback is due into the SNZ Office by Friday 14 June.
|SNZ Update - AGM & Awards||Published: 17/05/2013|
|The May edition of Speedway NZ's Update has a natural focus on the fast-approaching AGM and Awards weekend of June 21-23. There's also the latest list of allocated title date approvals for next season, and other items of interest.
Download the May 2013 Update here (130KB pdf). .. Read On...
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