FAQs

Are the clubrooms available for hire?

Yes, the Hamilton Car Club Clubrooms are available for hire. Applications to hire should be directed to the club secretary. All applications must be lodged in time for a committee meeting to take place to approve the hire of the clubrooms. Refer to the event calendar to see when the next committee meetings will take place. The committee reserve the right to accept or decline any application as they see appropriate. The clubrooms will not be hired for 21st birthday parties. After hire, the clubrooms must be left in a clean condition as they were before hiring. Failure to do this may result in cleaning charges being deducted from any bond paid. When the clubrooms are hired for a function at night, due to noise restrictions the front doors must be closed and music turned off at midnight. Failure to comply with this may result in forfeit of any bond paid. When applying to hire the clubrooms or clubgrounds, the applicant will be liable to pay for any damages to buildings or grounds resulting from their hire. The clubgrounds may be hired seperately without the use of the clubrooms. Hire of the clubgrounds will only be available to Motorsport NZ affiliated car clubs.

The rates for clubroom/grounds hire is as follows:

  • $100 to hire clubgrounds only (clubrooms remain locked).
  • $200 to hire clubgrounds & clubrooms for a daytime motorsport event.
  • $175 to hire clubrooms for night function (HCC members & Newstead residents only)
  • $200 to hire clubrooms for night function (non HCC members or non Newstead residents)
  • $500 Weekend hire (eg Weddings)
  • $500 bond for hire of clubrooms.

Visit the facility booking enquiry to complete an enquiry.


I am interested in joining, where can I find more about membership?

Click here to go to the membership page to find out more.


What are the different levels of motorsport?

There are four levels: ClubSport (Basic) Motorkhana ClubSport (Advanced) Autocross, Bent Sprint, Hill Climb, Dual Sprint National Circuit Race, Rally Record Attempt, Street Race International Race, Rally


I am interested in taking part in motorsport, but I don’t have a clue. Where do I start?

Come along to a club night, held at the clubrooms in Vaile road on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 7:30 pm, click on one of the club contacts on the home page or come to one of our events. We try to be a friendly bunch so just walk up to the first person you see and say, “Hi. How do I start out in motorsport?”. Don’t be shy – at one point none of us knew anything about motorsport either.


Where are club meetings?

At the clubrooms on Vaile Road. Vaile Road goes off Ruakura Road in Hamilton East. Check out the map on our Contact Us page.


When are club meetings?

The Second Wednesday of the month. There is no meeting in January. The social part of the meeting starts around 7:30pm or so. The more formal part of the meeting starts a bit later when we get ourselves organised.