Part 3 - Current Records

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

Flying One Kilometre Sprint:

Category A, Group I, Class 11, Over 8000cc

Eddie Freeman driving a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera at Ohakea Airforce Base, established 355.485 kph (220.888 mph) on 26 October 2012.
 

Category B2, Group I, Class 18, Over 6000cc

Eddie Freeman driving a Lamborghini Gallardo Superleggera at Ohakea Airforce Base, established 335.352 kph (208.378 mph) on 26 October 2012.
 

Category B2, Group II, Class 8, 1300-1600 cc

Doug McMillan driving a Honda VTEC CRX at 7 Mile Road, Oamaru, established 239.28429 kph (148.68842 mph) on 19 October 1997.
 

Category B2, Group III, Class 9

Maurice O’Reilly driving a Volkswagan Jetta TDi at Goudies Road, Reporoa, established 232.1245 km/h (144.5416 mph) on 29/30 July 2006.
 

Standing One Kilometre Sprint:

Category B2, Group III, Class 9

Maurice O’Reilly driving a Volkswagan Jetta TDi at Goudies Road, Reporoa, established 130.5636 km/h (95.7307 mph) on 29/30 July 2006.
 

Special Events:

Fuel Economy

24 hour local diesel economy record run held at Whenuapai Air Force Base. 10/11 May 1997.
Rover 420: Covered 1231.19 km - Average Speed 51.2996 kph, Fuel used 47.66 litres, L/100 km - 3.8710
Rover 220: Covered 1208.29 km - Average speed 50.3455 kph, Fuel used 45.0 litres, L/100 km - 3.7242 
Drivers: Donn Anderson, Adrian Blackburn, Lynnaire Johnson, Peter Gill, David Moore, Sean Willmot.
 
Drive from Auckland to Wellington and return via State Highway One on one tank full of Diesel Fuel. 27/28 June 1998.
Peugeot 306XTDT - Time taken 23 hours 2 minutes. Fuel used 52.14 litres.
Drivers: Donn and Jamie Anderson of Auckland.
 

Endurance Records:

Category B, Group I, Class 9, 1895cc

BMW 318Ti, Manfeild, 9/10 October 1996. 
Drivers: Ian Pringle, George Gilbert, Donn Anderson, Neil Nelson, Lynn Johnston, Colin Smith, Peter Gill, Dr Begg, John McMillan, Brian Cowan, Brett Flintoff, Brian Kelly.
12 hrs non-stop Endurance record, 1190.452 kms, average 99.204 kph.
18 hrs non-stop Endurance record, 1807.668 kms, average 100.462 kph.
24 hrs non-stop Endurance record, 2438.532 kms, average 101.605 kph.
 

Category B, Group II, Class 13

Ford XT Falcon LPG, Ruapuna, 22-23 February 2006.
Drivers: Keith Sharp, Graham Sharp, Anthony Myhre, Mark Babb.
· 6 hr Endurance record, 620.88 kms, average 103.48 kph.
· 12 hr Endurance record, 1238.16 kms, average 103.17 kph.
· 18 hr Endurance record, 1858.23 kms, average 103.23 kph.
· 24 hr Endurance record, 2451 kms, average 102.12 kph.
 

Category B, Group II, Class 14, 4398cc

BMW 540i, Manfeild, 9/10 October 1996.
Drivers: Craig Baird, Brett Riley, Ian Tulloch, Paul Morris, Jason Richards. 
12 hrs non-stop Endurance record, 1349.381 kms, average 112.448 kph.
18 hrs non-stop Endurance record, 2053.341 kms, average 114.074 kph.
24 hrs non-stop Endurance record, 2753.964 kms, average 114.748 kph.
 

Category B2, Group I, Class 18, >6000cc supercharger

Porsche 996T, Manfeild, 7-8 August 2006.
Drivers: Steve Neville, Ross Heffernan, Ray Williams, Jeff Hogg, Harry Dodson, Mack
Storey.
· 1 hr Endurance record, 125.43 kms, average 125.43 kph.
· 6 hr Endurance record, 781.33 kms, average 130.223 kph.
· 12 hr Endurance record, 1502.36 kms, average 125.20 kph.
· 18 hr Endurance record, 2263.68 kms, average 125.76 kph.
· 24 hr Endurance record, 2943.35 kms, average 122.37 kph.
 

Category B2, Group III, Class 9

Volkswagen Jetta TDi, Manfeild, 7-8 August 2006.
Drivers: Maurice O’Reilly, Wayne Moore, Eberhard Rattunde
· 1 hr Endurance record, 125.07 kms, average 125.07 kph.
· 6 hr Endurance record, 703.80 kms, average 117.30 kph.
· 12 hr Endurance record, 1361.57 kms, average 113.46 kph.
· 18 hr Endurance record, 2051.16 kms, average 113.95 kph.
· 24 hr Endurance record, 2643.38 kms, average 110.14 kph.