MOD (Mitsubishi Owners Day)

NEW DATE – Saturday, 24 October 2020 at Hampton Downs
MOD (Mitsubishi Owners Day) NZ is an exclusive track event open to ALL Mitsubishi vehicles, features include:

– Cruising sessions
– World Record Attempts
– Mitsubishi parade
– Roll/Drag racing sessions
– Show & Shine
– Racing Sessions
– Gymkhana
+ MORE

MOD (Mitsubishi Owners Day) NZ 2020 Facebook Event Page

Vehicle Safety Check

Every vehicle has to complete a basic Safety Check before you are allowed out on the track. This is for your safety, and the safety of those around you on the track. Scrutineering will take place on Saturday morning. Once your car has passed, you’ll receive your vehicle registration number/stickers/Wristband and you will have access to the track.

If you miss out on registration/safety check times, you will not be allowed onto the track. No exceptions and no refunds!

All vehicles

  • Brake lights (must be in working condition)
  • Indicators (not required for dedicated track cars)
  • Legal tread on the tyres
  • Battery clamps (must be secured and not able to move, even if it’s in a battery box).
  • Fuel leaks
  • Oil leaks
  • Wheel nuts secured
  • Seat belts (a seat belt is required for all drivers and passengers out on the track. Even the vehicles from the factory without a seat belt, it should have one installed).
  • Noise limit (All tracks have noise limits and you are to obey by the track limits. If your car exceeds the limits then you will be asked to rectify this and if still persists then you won’t be allowed at the event with no refunds)
  • Firewall
  • Structural damage
  • Door cards

Extra checks for vehicles that are not road worthy e.g. dedicated drift cars, burnout cars, race cars.

  • Racesuit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Approved helmet and footwear
  • Rollcages
  • Padding on roll cage
  • Fuel system has to be fully sealed from drivers compartment
  • Secured seats
  • No sharp objects that can cause injury
  • No major windscreen cracks
  • All cars with a modified engine must have an overflow bottle and oil catch can if one isn’t already fitted

Please take the time to check over your car and gear prior to the event to make sure you get out on the track without any problems.

Safety Requirements for sessions:

Cruising Sessions

  • Seatbelts (No seatbelt, No track time). Even if the vehicle did not come out without seatbelt from the factory.
  • Passengers welcome
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • No neck brace is required and no race suit is required.
  • Vehicles equipped with roll cages that is in front of the driver must have padding on it.
  • If your wristband has been revoked for any reasons by the marshalls, you will not be allowed on the track for that day.

Roll Racing Sessions

  • Seatbelts (No seatbelt, No track time)
  • NO passengers allowed
  • Race suit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Motorsport helmet
  • Foam Neck Brace – For vehicles fitted with a standard lap and diagonal 3-point belt system. A foam roll/collar types is acceptable.
  • No HANS/FHR devices needed for vehicles eqiuped with standard lap belt.
  • For a modified vehicle with a 4 point harness or greater the requirement is fire retardant boots and fire retardant gloves.

Skid Pan

  • Seatbelts (No seatbelt, No track time)
  • Enclosed Shoes
  • Race suit OR long sleeve shirt & pants
  • Motorsport helmet
  • Foam Neck Brace – For vehicles fitted with a standard lap and diagonal 3-point belt system a Foam roll/collar types is acceptable.
  • Only ONE passenger allowed for Burnouts & Skid Pan. (Passengers must have the same safety gear as the driver).

Grip Sessions

  • Seat belts OR Harnesses
  • Sessions are for both caged and non-caged cars and will be separated into short caged and non-caged sessions
  • Fire retardant enclosed shoes and gloves (Race shoes & gloves advised)
  • Race suit (All race suits must be minimum of single layer fire retardant. SFI or FIA approved.)
  • Approved Motorsport helmet
  • HANS/FHR Device – For vehicles which have a 4 point harness or greater, there are various tethered devices available including Hans, NecksGen REV, Impact Accel or Simpson Hybrid.
  • Caged race cars only with MANZ/tech inspection log book
  • For a modified vehicle with a 4 point harness or greater the requirement is fire retardant boots and fire retardant gloves.

Passengers

  • Unless approved by event staff on the day, passengers are only allowed into the cruising sessions.
  • If approved, passengers must be wearing the same safety gear as required by the driver (see above).
  • If you want to try take passengers in the Drifting Sessions, you must have a full weld in roll cage, fixed back seats and harnesss as well as same safety equipment as the driver.
  • Track Staff reserve the right to remove passengers if safety is an issue prior to you getting out on the track.
  • No passengers allowed for Roll Racing.

Please take the time to check over your car and gear prior to the event to make sure you get out on the track without any problems. Some safety gear is available to hire from Hampton Downs but is first in first served.