The eighth edition of CRC Speedshow is set to be another spectacular celebration of the world’s and New Zealand’s finest, fastest and coolest new and classic cars and motorcycles, race cars and bikes, and wild custom creations. Add in the excitement of the Ideal Wheels live action arena, fun activities for the kids, competitions and all kinds of automotive-related products and services, and CRC Speedshow is a ‘must do’ weekend of automotive brilliance at Auckland’s ASB Showgrounds.
This year’s CRC Speedshow runs 19 and 20 July 2014 and features our trademark line-up of exhibitors from around New Zealand’s automotive sector with performance parts, expert services, motorsport tours and merchandise sure to delight petrolheads of all persuasions.
We’ll be celebrating the 100th anniversary of Italian supercar marque Maserati and 50 years of the Ford Mustang with the help of the New Zealand Mustang Owners Club and Ford New Zealand.
We’re delighted to present the second edition of the Castrol EDGE / Teng Tools Custom Show featuring 60 of New Zealand’s best customised classics, muscle cars, hot rods, street machines, hi-tech imports and bikes. Make sure you vote for your favourite and win a great prize package courtesy of Castrol EDGE, Teng Tools, NZ Petrolhead and NZ Rodder.
It’s very exciting to launch another show-within-the-show, the brand-new Classic Cover Insurance Classic Show in association with Classic Driver magazine. Designed to celebrate New Zealand’s incredible heritage of classic vehicles, this new show features dozens of New Zealand’s finest classic cars and motorcycles.
CRC Speedshow is taking a look on the green side this year! With the help of the Association for the Promotion of Electric Vehicles, show visitors can check out the super groovy, super economical and super fast electric vehicles available in New Zealand, like the fully-electric 4WD Ezgo Recoil all terrain vehicle and a motorcycle used to set world speed records for electric motor bikes at Bonneville.
Did you see the Right Karts Celebrity Charity Kart Challenge in 2013? We hear Aussie racer Jason Bargwanna is keen to return to defend his title alongside other celebrity racers who are willing to put their reputations on the line and take on the challenges of racing a highly-tuned kart on our purpose-built arena circuit!
Join us ringside as New Zealand’s fastest radio-controlled vehicles compete in the inaugural New Zealand Indoor Offroad Championship on a challenging, purpose-built indoor course. Hosted by the North Harbour Radio Controlled Car Club, this event will also provide fantastic opportunities for fans of all ages to have a go at racing a radio-controlled car themselves.
The free seminars from a range of experts proved very popular in 2013 and we’ll be running these again in 2014. Keep an eye out for more details on a range of topics of interest to automotive and motorsport enthusiasts presented in 20-30 minute sessions. Each topic is covered once each day, Saturday and Sunday, and all seminars are free to attend.
Test yourself on the latest racing simulators, enter a swag of great competitions, let the little kids – and the big kids – race slot cars, relax over a drink and a bite to eat and much more. There’s so much to entertain the whole family.
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CRC Speedshow showcases the best, fastest, coolest vehicles from all over the world for Kiwi motoring and motorsport fans to enjoy. See you there in July 2014!