Golden Homes Backs GT New Zealand Championship
Golden Homes has been announced as the naming rights partner for the GT New Zealand Championship which gets underway at Highlands Motorsport Park in January.
“We’re thrilled to have a company like Golden Homes lend its support and engage with the GT New Zealand Championship,” says Category Manager, Grant Smith.
“The GT New Zealand Championship will be the premiere motorsport class in New Zealand this summer, and it will be quite a spectacle seeing up to 30 of these GT cars at a variety of circuits around the country.”
Golden Homes Managing Director, Shane Helms says the partnership is a continuation of the company’s support of motorsport in New Zealand.
“Golden Homes has been a long-time supporter of New Zealand Motorsport and we are proud to be the naming rights sponsor of the GT NZ Championship. The GT4 category is growing, with a wide variety of cars, we’re looking forward to the coming season,” says Helms.
The Golden Homes GT New Zealand Championship will consist of two classes within one field – An Open class featuring 911 GT3 Cup, Ferrari Challenge, and Lamborghini Super Trofeo, and the popular GT4 class featuring GT4 category vehicles.
With entries still rolling in ahead of the green flag at Highlands in January, 16 cars will contest the GT4 class from leading manufacturers such as McLaren, Ginetta, Aston Martin, Mercedes and Porsche. The open class will see no less than ten machines from Porsche, Ferrari and Lamborghini line up.
The 2023 Golden Homes GT New Zealand Championship will consist of a four-round series over three months commencing January 13-15 at Highlands Motorsport Park in Cromwell.
This will be followed by the second round with the New Zealand Grand Prix at Hampton Downs on February 3-5, before heading to Taupo on March 17-19. The final round will be at Manfeild on April 14-16.
Each round of the GT New Zealand Championship will feature two 30-minute races along with one 60-minute race with a compulsory pit stop. There will be the option of one or two drivers per car with the 60-minute race also worth double points.