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Offroad Racing encompasses a broad range of racing classes. From Standard 4×4 vehicles that can race on Sunday and be seen driving around town on Monday, to fire breathing, unlimited modification, purpose built race cars. Our racing classes are set by the Offroad Association of New Zealand and adhere strictly to there rulebook regarding safety and compliance.

Scrutineering of Offroad Racer prior to the 2012 Woodhill 100

Scrutineering of Offroad Racer prior to the 2012 Woodhill 100

The most popular Racing Classes are:

Class 1
Space frame Offroad Race Car with unlimited modifications to suspension, drive train and powerplant

Class 2
Production 4×4 vehicles, with some modifications to suit racing

Class 3
Space frame Offroad Race Car, 1640cc maximum displacement engines of any manufacturer, unlimited suspension and drivetrain modifications

Class 4
Modified Production 4×4 vehicles. Limited engine modifications and unlimited suspension modifications

Class 5
Space frame Offroad Race Car, 1321cc maximum displacement engines of any manufacturer, unlimited suspension and drive train modifications

Class 6
Modified Production 4×4 vehicles. Engine and unlimited suspension modifications allow, but the vehicle must be road registered and hold a current Warrant of Fitness

Class 7
Space Frame Offroad Race Car. Standard air-cooled VW 1200cc engine, Standard VW Swing-Axle Gearbox, Standard VW 1960′s Kombi Front Suspension

Class 8
Unlimited modification 4×4 or 2wd Truck class. Any engine configuration, any Drivetrain, any suspension modifications

Class 9
Baja Bug Class, Full car body of any manufacturer on the standard manufacturers floor pan (chassis or sub-frame). unlimited engine, drivetrain and suspension modifications

Class 10
Space frame Offroad Race Car, Motorcycle engine, no engine size limits, unlimited modifications to suspension, drive train and powerplant

Class C
Space Frame Offroad Race Car. Standard air-cooled VW 1600cc engine, Standard VW Swing-Axle Gearbox, Standard VW 1960′s Kombi Front Suspension

Class R
Standard UTV race cars. limited safety modifcations, as sold by any manufacturer

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