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New Zealand Land Speed Record

The Castrol Trophy for the New Zealand Land Speed Record is a one third replica of The Sir Charles Wakefield Trophy which was presented by Castrol’s founding chairman for the World Land Speed record in the 1930’s.
Current Holder: Owen Evans
Previous Holder: Ray Williams
Owen Evans became the current holder of this record when, on the 2nd June 1996, driving a Porsche 911 GT Le Mans Turbo in Unlimited cc classification on Goudies Road, Reporoa, he obtained the speed of 216.385 mph, taking the record away from Ray Williams who had become the holder of this record on the 16th March 1996, driving a Road Registered Porsche 930 on Goudies Road, Reporoa, to obtain the speed of 196.721 mph in FIA Class B 5000cc to 8000cc.

Diesel Land Speed Record

Category B2, Group 111, Class 9
Maurice O’Reilly driving a Volkswagan Jetta TDi at Goudies Road, Reporoa, on 29/30 July 2006.

Established under MotorSport New Zealand Inc control after 1 July 1996 and up to present day.

Flying One Kilometre Sprint
Category AGroup IClass 11Over 8000ccE. FreemanLamborghini Gallardo Superleggra355.485 kph (220.888 mph)Ohakea Airforce Base26 Oct 2012
Category B2Group IClass 18Over 6000ccE. FreemanLamborghini Gallardo Superleggra355.485 kph (220.888 mph)Ohakea Airforce Base26 Oct 2012
Category B2Group IIClass 81300-1600ccD. McMillanHonda VTEC CRX239.28429 kph (148.68842 mph)7 Mile Rd, Oamaru19 Oct 1997
Category B2Group IIIClass 93000-5000ccM. O'ReillyVolkswagon Jetta TDi232.1245 kph (144.5416 mph)Goudies Rd, Reporoa29-30 Jul 2006
Standing One Kilometre Sprint
Category B2Group IIIClass 93000-5000ccM. O'ReillyVolkswagon Jetta TDi130.5636 kph (95.7307 mph)Goudies Rd, Reporoa29-30 Jul 2006
Endurance Records
12 Hours non-stop Endurance recordCategory BGroup IClass 9I. Pringle, G. Gilbert, D. Anderson, N. Nelson, L. Johnston, C. Smith, P. Gill, Dr Begg, J. McMillan, B. Cowan, B. Flintoff, B. KellyBMW 318 Ti1190.452 kmAverage 99.204 kphManfeild9-10 Oct 1996
18 Hours non-stop Endurance recordCategory BGroup IClass 9I. Pringle, G. Gilbert, D. Anderson, N. Nelson, L. Johnston, C. Smith, P. Gill, Dr Begg, J. McMillan, B. Cowan, B. Flintoff, B. KellyBMW 318 Ti1807.668 kmAverage 100.462 kphManfeild9-10 Oct 1996
24 Hours non-stop Endurance recordCategory BGroup IClass 9I. Pringle, G. Gilbert, D. Anderson, N. Nelson, L. Johnston, C. Smith, P. Gill, Dr Begg, J. McMillan, B. Cowan, B. Flintoff, B. KellyBMW 318 Ti2438.532 kmAverage 101.605 kphManfeild9-10 Oct 1996
12 Hours non-stop Endurance recordCategory BGroup IIClass 14C. Baird, B. Riley, I. Tulloch, P. Morris, J. RichardsBMW 540i1349.381 kmAverage 112.448 kphManfeild9-10 Oct 1996
18 Hours non-stop Endurance recordCategory BGroup IIClass 14C. Baird, B. Riley, I. Tulloch, P. Morris, J. RichardsBMW 540i2053.341 kmAverage 114.074 kphManfeild9-10 Oct 1996
24 Hours non-stop Endurance recordCategory BGroup IIClass 14C. Baird, B. Riley, I. Tulloch, P. Morris, J. RichardsBMW 540i2753.964 kmAverage 114.748 kphManfeild9-10 Oct 1996
6 Hour Endurance record Category BGroup IIClass 13K. Sharp, G. Sharp, A. Myhre, M. BabbFord Falcon XT LPG620.88 kmAverage 103.48 kphRuapuna22-23 Feb 2006
12 Hour Endurance recordCategory BGroup IIClass 13K. Sharp, G. Sharp, A. Myhre, M. BabbFord Falcon XT LPG1238.16 kmAverage 103.17 kphRuapuna22-23 Feb 2006
18 Hour Endurance recordCategory BGroup IIClass 13K. Sharp, G. Sharp, A. Myhre, M. BabbFord Falcon XT LPG1858.23 kmAverage 103.23 kphRuapuna22-23 Feb 2006
24 Hour Endurance recordCategory BGroup IIClass 13K. Sharp, G. Sharp, A. Myhre, M. BabbFord Falcon XT LPG2451 kmAverage 102.12 kphRuapuna22-23 Feb 2006
1 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IClass 18S. Neville, R. Heffernan, R. Williams, J. Hogg, H. Dodson, M. StoreyPorsche 996 T125.43 kmAverage 125.43 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
6 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IClass 18S. Neville, R. Heffernan, R. Williams, J. Hogg, H. Dodson, M. StoreyPorsche 996 T781.33 kmAverage 130.223 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
12 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IClass 18S. Neville, R. Heffernan, R. Williams, J. Hogg, H. Dodson, M. StoreyPorsche 996 T1502.36 kmAverage 125.20 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
18 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IClass 18S. Neville, R. Heffernan, R. Williams, J. Hogg, H. Dodson, M. StoreyPorsche 996 T2263.68 kmAverage 125.76 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
24 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IClass 18S. Neville, R. Heffernan, R. Williams, J. Hogg, H. Dodson, M. StoreyPorsche 996 T2943.35 kmAverage 122.37 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
1 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IIIClass 9M. O'Reilly, W. Moore, E. RattundeVolkswagon Jetta TDi125.07 kmAverage 125.07 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
6 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IIIClass 9M. O'Reilly, W. Moore, E. RattundeVolkswagon Jetta TDi703.80 kmAverage 117.30 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
12 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IIIClass 9M. O'Reilly, W. Moore, E. RattundeVolkswagon Jetta TDi1361.57 kmAverage 113.46 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
18 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IIIClass 9M. O'Reilly, W. Moore, E. RattundeVolkswagon Jetta TDi2051.16 kmAverage 113.95 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
24 Hour Endurance recordCategory B2Group IIIClass 9M. O'Reilly, W. Moore, E. RattundeVolkswagon Jetta TDi2643.38 kmAverage 110.14 kphManfeild7-8 Aug 2006
Special Events
24 Hour local Diesel Economy RecordD. Anderson, A. Blackburn, L. Johnson, P. Gill, D. Moore, S. WillmotRover 420Total distance: 1231.19 kmAverage Speed: 51.2996 kphTotal Fuel used: 47.66 litres3.8710 litres/100kmWhenuapai Airforce Base10-11 May 1997
24 Hour local Diesel Economy RecordD. Anderson, A. Blackburn, L. Johnson, P. Gill, D. Moore, S. WillmotRover 220Total distance: 1208.29 kmAverage Speed: 50.3455 kphTotal Fuel used: 45.0 litres3.7242 litres/100kmWhenuapai Airforce Base10-11 May 1997
Drive from Auckland to Wellington & return via SH1 (1 tank of Diesel)D. Anderson, J. AndersonPeugeot 306 XTDTTime taken: 23 hours 2 minutesTotal Fuel used: 52.14Auckland to Wellington return27-28 Jun 1998

Established under Association of New Zealand Car Clubs and MotorSport Association of New Zealand Control in the period between 1947 and 30 June 1996.

Flying One Kilometre Sprint
Unlimited ccO. EvansPorsche 911 GT Le Mans Turbo10.343 sec348.061 kphGoudies Rd, Reporoa2 Jun 1996
Unlimited cc (Road Registered)R. WilliamsPorsche 93011.359 sec316.929 kphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
B5000-
8000 cc
R. WilliamsPorsche 93011.359 sec316.929 kphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
C3000-
5000 cc
B. BellisFerrari Daytona166.8mphSouth Eyre Rd, Canterbury
D2000-
3000 cc
F. ShuterMaserati 8 CLT14.21 sec157.40 mphChristchurch21 Mar 1959
E1500-
2000 cc
W. YorkFord Telstar TX518.845 sec191.032 kphNinety Mile Beach23 Apr 1990
F1100-
1500 cc
P.M. HoareMaserati15.30 sec146.2 mphChristchurch5 Oct 1957
G750-
1100 cc
D.W. WildLotus18.115 sec123.5 mphChristchurch5 Oct 1958
H550-
750 cc
W. MaugerAustin 7 Spl29.455 sec75.944 mphChristchurchJune 1956
I350-
550 cc
R. CampbellCooper20.725 sec107.9 mphChristchurch22 Feb 1958
LPG Powered VehiclesA. WilsonHolden Commodore226.017 kphCanal East Rd, Waitakaruru10 Apr 1994
Diesel Powered VehiclesH. SpurlePeugeot 306 Diesel Turbo191.448 kphCanal West Rd, Waitakaruru3 Sep 1994
Standing One Kilometre Sprint
UnlimitedR. WilliamsPorsche 93020.688 sec174.013 kphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
B5000-
8000 cc
R. WilliamsPorsche 93020.688 sec174.013 kphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
C3000-
5000 cc
M.F. StantonStanton Corvette22.32 sec100.221 mphAshburton10 Mar 1962
D2000-
3000 cc
T.E. ClarkMaserati24.99 sec89.5 mphHamilton1953
E1500-
2000 cc
E.J. Norris120 EN Spl28.17 sec79.4083 mphAshburton10 Mar 1962
F1100-
1500 cc
P.M. HoareMaserati26.19 sec85.4 mphChristchurchJun 1956
G750-
1100 cc
E.M. WattDyna 4 Special34.62 sec64.614 mphAuckland19 Nov 1960
H550-
750 cc
W.H. MillerFiat 60019.505 sec45.1859 mphAshburton28 Mar 1964
I350-
550 cc
R. CampbellCooper 50030.045 sec74.5 mphChristchurch22 Feb 1958
Standing Start Quarter-Mile Sprint
B5000-
8000 cc
M.F. StantonStanton Special12.42 sec72.4237 mphChristchurch4 Oct 1958
C3000-
5000 cc
M.F. StantonStanton Corvette11.865 sec75.8533 mphChristchurch13 May 1962
D2000-
3000 cc
R.S. RutherfordZephyr Sppl14.015 sec64.2169 mphChristchurch13 May 1962
G750-
1100 cc
L.T.J BryantCooper Vincent15.355 sec58.613 mphAshburton3 Apr 1965
H550-
750 cc
J.D. LovellLloyd Special17.785 sec50.6044 mphChristchurch13 May 1962
Flying One Mile Sprint
Unlimited ccO. EvansPorsche 911 GT Le Mans Turbo16.637 sec216.385 mphGoudies Rd, Reporoa2 Jun 1996
Unlimited cc (Road Registered)R. WilliamsPorsche 93018.300 sec196.721 mphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
B5000-
8000 cc
R. WilliamsPorsche 93018.300 sec196.721 mphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
E1100-
1500 cc
H. SpurlePeugeot 106 Club Sport116.354 mphCanal West Rd, Waitakaruru3 Sep 1994
LPG Powered VehiclesA. WilsonHolden Commodore138.461 mphCanal East Rd, Waitakaruru10 Apr 1994
Diesel Powered VehiclesB. RirchieCitroen BXTZD Turbo106.714 mphCanal East Rd, Waitakaruru10 Apr 1994
Diesel Powered VehiclesH. SpurlePeugeot 306 Diesel Turbo118.894 mphCanal West Rd, Waitakaruru3 Sep 1994
Standing One Mile Sprint
Unlimited ccR. WilliamsPorsche 93028.484 sec126.386 mphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
B5000-
8000 cc
R. WilliamsPorsche 93028.484 sec126.386 mphGoudies Rd, Reporoa16 Mar 1996
E1500-
2000 cc
W. YorkFord Telstar TX545.170 sec79.698 mphNinety Mile Beach23 Apr 1990
Endurance Records – Petrol Powered Vehicles
12 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan1234.43 kmsaverage 102.87 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
18 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan1841.01 kmsaverage 102.28 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
24 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan2447.63 kmsaverage 101.98 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
36 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan3557.71 kmsaverage 98.82 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
48 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan4701.15 kmsaverage 97.84 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
72 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan7003.20 kmsaverage 97.27 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
96 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan9378.04 kmsaverage 97.69 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
120 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordD. Strong, M. Hart, R. Lester MNZMDaihatsu Applause sedan11810.50 kmsaverage 98.42 kphManfeild9-13 Aug 1992
Endurance Records – Diesel Powered Vehicles
12 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordR. Heffernan, H. Spurle, R. Lester, K. Kitto, V. SleePeugeot 3061261.7 kmsaverage 105.14 kphManfeild19-20 Apr 1996
18 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordR. Heffernan, H. Spurle, R. Lester, K. Kitto, V. SleePeugeot 3061865.3 kmsaverage 103.63 kphManfeild19-20 Apr 1996
24 hrs non-stop Endurance RecordR. Heffernan, H. Spurle, R. Lester, K. Kitto, V. SleePeugeot 3062482 kmsaverage 103.42 kphManfeild19-20 Apr 1996
Special Events
Driving in ReverseD. DigglemanNIssan Bluebird466 km10 hrs. 58 minsBay Park18 Apr 1983
Fuel Economy Circumnavigation of NZA. McLaren, L. Anderson, J. Anderson, W. Hart, D. Anderson, S. Myhre, J. Groube, G. LeggPeugeot 206 XRD5787 km (3595 miles)Total fuel: 214.07 l (47.08 gal)Economy: 3.699l/100km or 27.03 km/l (76.359mpg)12-30 Apr 1994

Established in New Zealand prior to the contorl of MANZ (Inc).

1/2 Mile Standing Start
Under 750ccG. SmithAustin100.17 mphMurawai18 Jul 1936
1 Mile Standing Start
Under 1100ccR.A. DexterRiley54.895 mphMurawai21 May 1933
1 Mile Flying Start
Under 750ccG. SmithAustin93.91 mphMurawai7 Mar 1937
Under 1100ccR.A. DexterRiley92.79 mphMurawai23 Mar 1938
Under 1500ccC. EdwardsBugatti75.00 mphMurawai21 May 1933
Under 2000ccG. MathiesonMiller76.27 mphMurawai21 May 1933
Under 5000ccA. Tuckett & F. BrewerFord92.67 mphMurawai27 Mar 1938
Unlimited ccN. Wizard-SmithRolls Royce-Cadillac146.341 mphNinety Mile Beach12 Jan 1930
5 Mile Flying Start
C.W.F. HamiltonSunbeam100.27 mphMurawai22 Feb 1925
10 Mile Flying Start
N. Wizard-Smith164.084 mphNinety Mile Beach26 Jan 1932
100 Mile Flying Start
G. SmithRiley70.74 mphMangereMarch 1931
6 Hour Period Record
Under 750ccP. Seabrook & R.M. GriersonAustin60 mphMangere18 Jan 1930
24 Hour Period Record
Under 850ccMiss M. OliverMorris Minor1062 milesMangere24 Feb 1930

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