Our Canterbury track is known worldwide, with the Southern Alps working as a stunning backdrop. We offer a number of circuit variations with track distances ranging from 1.7km to 3.44km. Our Grand Prix track with and without Dipper are racing favourites. We also have our Club circuits with and without dipper and finally out A track (trioval) and B track.
Testing for racing cars and racing motorcycles.
Drift South Round 2 – The Twilight Saga
Get your Christmas shopping out of the way in the morning and come out to Ruapuna for an action packed afternoon of drifting.
Canterbury Car Club Clubsport Event
Dual Car Circuit Sprints and Single Car Circuit Sprints
Featuring Formula 5000’s, Historic Touring Cars, Formula Junior, Mainland Muscle Cars, Classic Saloon Cars, Sports and GT’s, Single Seaters and Vintage Racing Cars
Featuring the New Zealand Super Truck Championship and the South Island Porsche Series.
We operate all year round and there is always something happening at the track. We have a huge range of four and two-wheel motorsport events running. Check out our calendar to see up in coming events. Click on each event to see specific details.
Please be aware that our track is often hired out for specific events which are not open to the public. We have blocked out these private sessions
4. ABOUT US
Owned and operated by the Canterbury Car Club, Ruapuna Motorsport Park is a designated motorsport reserve which operates all year round. Canterbury Car Club was established in 1946 and are the reason the park exists today.
With 6 track configurations, Ruapuna is the centre point of motor racing in Canterbury hosting large scale events like Skope Classic, to Super Weekend, South Island Endurance Series and Speed Festival, the track also hosts events for specific racing and other car events including; Club Days, Drift events, Race School, Supercar experiences and more.
We are proud to have an incredible line up of sponsors who are passion about the industry of Motorsport and work with us to create awesome racing events.