|Hampton Downs Motorsport Park|
|Number of times held||66|
|Most wins (drivers)|| Stirling Moss (3)|
Jack Brabham (3)
Craig Baird (3)
Ken Smith (3)
Nick Cassidy (3)
|Most wins (constructors)||Tatuus (16)|
|Circuit length||3.8 km (2.361 mi)|
|Race length||106.4 km (66.1 mi)|
|Last race (2021)|
The New Zealand Grand Prix, sometimes known as the New Zealand International Grand Prix, is an annual motor racing event held in New Zealand. First held in 1950, it is best known for hosting rounds of the Tasman Series in the 1960s and 1970s. It is currently run as the signature race of the Toyota Racing Series.
It is one of only two current national Grand Prix events that are not part of the Formula One World Championship, the other being the Macau Grand Prix.
The race was once an important race on the international calendar, most notably when it was a part of the Tasman Series. In this era, several contemporary Formula One drivers would compete in the race, often with great success. Six Formula One World Drivers' Champions have won the New Zealand Grand Prix, including three-time champions Sir Jack Brabham and Sir Jackie Stewart.In the years following the demise of the Tasman Series, Formula One drivers did not regularly compete in extra-curricular races, and as such the New Zealand Grand Prix lost many of its big-name entrants. It was run for smaller local or continental formulae in the 1990s and 2000s such as Formula Holden.
Since 2006, the race is run as part of the Toyota Racing Series, which has gained international prominence due to the championship being held over the Northern Hemisphere winter. This has resulted in many international drivers, particularly young developmental drivers, joining the championship in their traditional off-season, thus restoring a level of prestige to the event.It is seen as a stepping stone to larger open-wheeler classes, such as Formula 3, and beyond, and drivers such as Daniil Kvyat, Alex Lynn, Lance Stroll and Lando Norris have competed in the race and then gone on to compete as race or test drivers in Formula One.
In its history, the race has been held in eight different locations across New Zealand. Pukekohe Park Raceway in Pukekohe has been the most common venue, with the race being held there 29 times. The Circuit Chris Amon, formerly Manfeild Autocourse, in Feilding hosted the event between 2008 and 2020.Hampton Downs Motorsport Park, which had campaigned to host the event for several years, became the new host of the event in 2021. Due to travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 event was only contested by New Zealand drivers, with Supercars Championship regulars Shane van Gisbergen and Andre Heimgartner joining the field alongside past winners Greg Murphy and Ken Smith, who contested his 50th New Zealand Grand Prix. Van Gisbergen won the event, despite starting from pitlane due to a pre-race issue.
|1950||John McMillan||Jackson Special Ford||Formula Libre||Ohakea Circuit||Report|
|1954||Stan Jones||Maybach Special||Formula Libre||Ardmore Circuit||Report|
|1955||Prince B. Bira||Maserati 250F||Report|
|1956||Stirling Moss||Maserati 250F||Report|
|1957||Reg Parnell||Ferrari 555/860||Report|
|1958||Jack Brabham||Cooper T43 Climax||Report|
|1959||Stirling Moss||Cooper T45 Climax||Report|
|1960||Jack Brabham||Cooper T51 Climax||Report|
|1961||Jack Brabham||Cooper T53 Climax||Report|
|1962||Stirling Moss||Lotus 21 Climax||Report|
|1963||John Surtees||Lola Mk4 Climax||Pukekohe Park Raceway||Report|
|1964||Bruce McLaren||Cooper T70 Climax|| Tasman Series |
|1965||Graham Hill||Brabham BT11A Climax||Report|
|1966||Graham Hill||BRM P261||Tasman Series||Report|
|1967||Jackie Stewart||BRM P261||Report|
|1968||Chris Amon||Ferrari 246T Ferrari V6||Report|
|1969||Chris Amon||Ferrari 246T Ferrari V6||Report|
|1970||Frank Matich||McLaren M10A Chevrolet|| Tasman Series |
|1971||Neil Allen||McLaren M10B Chevrolet||Report|
|1972||Frank Gardner||Lola T300 Chevrolet||Report|
|1973||John McCormack||Elfin MR5 Repco-Holden||Report|
|1974||John McCormack||Elfin MR5 Repco-Holden||Wigram Airfield Circuit||Report|
|1975||Warwick Brown||Lola T332 Chevrolet||Pukekohe Park Raceway||Report|
|1976||Ken Smith||Lola T332 Chevrolet||Formula 5000||Report|
|1977||Keke Rosberg||Chevron B34||Formula Pacific||Report|
|1978||Keke Rosberg||Chevron B34||Report|
|1979||Teo Fabi||March 79B||Report|
|1980||Steve Millen||Ralt RT1||Report|
|1981||David McMillan||Ralt RT1|
|1982||Roberto Moreno||Ralt RT4 Ford|
|1983||David Oxton||Ralt RT4 Ford||Formula Mondial|
|1984||Davy Jones||Ralt RT4 Ford||Formula Pacific|
|1985||Ross Cheever||Ralt RT4 Ford|
|1986||Ross Cheever||Ralt RT4 Ford|
|1987||Davy Jones||Ralt RT4 Ford|
|1988||Paul Radisich||Ralt RT4 Ford|
|1989||Dean Hall||Swift Cosworth|
|1990||Ken Smith||Swift Cosworth|
|1991||Craig Baird||Swift Toyota|
|1992||Craig Baird||Reynard 92H||Formula Atlantic||Manfeild Autocourse|
|1993||Craig Baird||Reynard 92H|
|1994||Greg Murphy||Reynard 90D Holden||Formula Brabham|
|1995||Brady Kennett||Reynard 91D Holden|
|1998||Simon Wills||Reynard 94D Holden||Formula Holden||Ruapuna Park|
|1999||Simon Wills||Reynard 94D Holden|
|2000||Andy Booth||Reynard 94D Holden||Pukekohe Park Raceway||Report|
|2002||Fabian Coulthard||Van Diemen Stealth RF94 Ford||Formula Ford||Teretonga Park|
|2003||Jonny Reid||Van Diemen Stealth RF94 Ford|
|2004||Ken Smith||Van Diemen Stealth Evo2 Ford|
|2005||Simon Gamble||Spectrum 010 Ford||Report|
|2006||Hamad Al Fardan||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Toyota Racing Series||Report|
|2007||Daniel Gaunt||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2008||Andy Knight||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota|| Manfeild Autocourse |
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|2009||Daniel Gaunt||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2010||Earl Bamber||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2011||Mitch Evans||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2012||Nick Cassidy||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2013||Nick Cassidy||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2014||Nick Cassidy||Tatuus TT104ZZ Toyota||Report|
|2015||Lance Stroll||Tatuus FT-50 Toyota||Report|
|2016||Lando Norris||Tatuus FT-50 Toyota||Report|
|2017||Jehan Daruvala||Tatuus FT-50 Toyota||Report|
|2018||Richard Verschoor||Tatuus FT-50 Toyota||Report|
|2019||Liam Lawson||Tatuus FT-50 Toyota||Report|
|2020||Igor Fraga||Tatuus F.3 T-318 "FT-60" Toyota||Report|
|2021||Shane van Gisbergen||Tatuus F.3 T-318 "FT-60" Toyota||Hampton Downs Motorsport Park||Report|
|3||Jack Brabham||1958, 1960, 1961|
|Stirling Moss||1956, 1959, 1962|
|Craig Baird||1991, 1992, 1993|
|Ken Smith||1976, 1990, 2004|
|Nick Cassidy||2012, 2013, 2014|
|2||Graham Hill||1965, 1966|
|Chris Amon||1968, 1969|
|John McCormack||1973, 1974|
|Keke Rosberg||1977, 1978|
|Ross Cheever||1985, 1986|
|Davy Jones||1984, 1987|
|Simon Wills||1998, 1999|
|Daniel Gaunt||2007, 2009|
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