The New Zealand Grand Prix Hydroplane Drivers Club in association with Acceleration on Water Ltd would like to invite you to a great weekend for the 2022 Hydro Thunder NZ Championship series R2, North Island Grand Prix, Total Transport Junior Series November. Plenty of racing both days for all classes.

Accommodation: There are still some houses available on Book a Bach, and Holiday Homes if you are camping onsite please be respectful of those around you and clean up your area when you leave.

Safety & Rescue: Marine Medical Services will be on the water with two paramedic divers, others to assist will NZPBA Rescue team and Manukau Auckland rescue boat.

Breath Testing: This will be compulsory for the Grand Prix Hydroplane Drivers and random testing for other teams and Drivers.

Security: There will be security on site overnight from 5pm-6am Friday, Sat & Sunday nights

Scrutineering: We will be scrutineering on Friday and would like to get as many boats done as possible to make it a lot easier on the Saturday morning. We would ask that you appoint 1-2 people in your own class to scrutineer your class.

For those who have an air system in their boats can you please check that your air fittings are up to date if you have any issues please talk with the Rescue teams either Calvin Hicks or Shane Pennington.

Crane : For those who wished to be craned you will need to make sure your strops are also up to date there is a cost of $150 for classes outside Grand Prix .

Onsite food: The Bus Stop Café has great food they have also organised for another food vendor to be there, support them as they are local.                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Acceleration on Water Trophy: Anyone who attends the Hydro Thunder Series your points over the weekend will go towards the Acceleration Trophy that Steve Preece made himself. The 2021 winner was Jacob Knoef in ‘Black Jack ‘

Prize Money: This will be calculated on the number per class the more you have in your class the more prizemoney you will get.

Prize Giving Sunday:  We will have a Prize giving Sunday afternoon same straight after the racing.

Please be respectful to our Volunteers and Officials they are giving up there time to put these events on for you.

Safe travels to you all if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact me 0272503504 or Rod Vennell  or 0276122762

Thanks – Denise Preece & Rod Vennell

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