Wellington Family Speedway
Wellington Family Speedway
4.5
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Saturday
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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Wellington Family Speedway is the capital cities premier motorsport venue and number 1 Speedway in New Zealand as voted by the public for the pas two years in a row. Playing host to some of the best action on four wheels including the crash and bash of the Superstocks, the Horsepower adrenaline of the Super Modified right through to the youngesters of the sport in the Ministocks. Open through summer, the Speedway runs on Saturday evenings with multiple races over the course of the night. The track also plays host to the Wellington round of the national drift series along with freestyle motocross, Monster trucks and even ATV racing.
Duration: 2-3 hours
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Bub M
6 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Good fun night of racing. Heaps of food stalls and lots to watch :) Great to see families enjoying it and kids having a ball :)
Written 23 October 2022
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Justus
Upper Hutt, New Zealand1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019 • Family
Venue need attention, lacks variety of cost effective food options. Not many good meets throughout the year and gets rained out a lot. Palmy Speedway is much better.
Written 29 September 2019
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Hi Justus99justus we are sorry you feel this way about our track and facilities but appreciate you taking the time to give it your first review. It is a real shame you did not get the same experience that all our other fans seem to have had as we have just been voted New Zealand's Number 1 track for the second year in a row and this clearly is not the way you see us :(. The team have been working tirelessly over the past 5 years upgrading the facility to achieve this massive result and while we know we have a little way to go, being club run by volunteers means we are very constrained by budget, so we are sorry that this has not met your standard. Its also really hard to be judged on how often our meetings are rained out as we, like you, really wish they weren't. I guess we will need to try harder this season to control the rain. We would love the opportunity to have another go and giving you a 5 star experience but we thank you for your review, we will be sure to pass this on to the other volunteers .
Written 30 September 2019
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Kevin C
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2019
I have travelled to many Speedway tracks throughout the country,yet Wellington Speedway is one of the best i have been to,excellent viewing,well run meetings and friendly track staff.just one draw back i found was the lack of veritary of food,maybe if they added eg somewhere you could get a steak sandwich,or a good kiwi pie..
Written 14 April 2019
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Awesome thanks Kevin appreciate the review! Will be sure to pass this on to the team and your food suggestions (we are actually working on that!)
Written 30 September 2019
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Paul H
Hastings, UK48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2019 • Solo
As a travelling race enthusiast from the UK, it was a warm welcome to this excellent facility in the Upper Hutt, just 35 minutes or so from the city. Dirt track racing is always a favourite, and the organising club does just that - gets organised! An enthusiastic band of officials and racers, with a top class commentary team keeps the entertainment coming.
Written 25 March 2019
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Thanks Paul, appreciate your review!
Written 1 October 2019
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craig d
Wellington, New Zealand37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2019 • Couples
Great night of racing. Excellent entertainment and a variety of food outlets.
Good to go somewhere that is Family friendly and smoke and alcohol free.
The only smoke you see is from the race cars .
Awesome to be able to wander through the pits and see the cars up close and meet the drivers, and if your lucky obtain some team merchandise or an autograph.
Written 5 January 2019
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Thanks for the review Craig and glad you took the opportunity to walk through the pits! Sure is cool seeing the cars up close. We look forward to having you back again soon
Written 1 October 2019
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Connie F
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Solo
I love going to Te Marua to watch my nephew race his Ministock. It's well run and the race turnover is quick meaning there is rarely nothing happening on the track. There is a good amount of seating available and the coffee cart does a great mocha! My only issue would be that the toilet facilities are a little rough and could do with some upgrading.
Written 26 May 2018
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Andrew C
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Friends
Great night of entertainment with great racing. Best night of the season with not knowing who was going to win each race until the checkered flag fell.
Well worth going to for a good night out and cheap night of entertainment.
Written 21 May 2018
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Matt H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2018 • Family
Great racing and a great night out with family and friends. Amazing facilities and friendly staff.10/10
Written 21 May 2018
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James H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2017 • Family
Fantastic venue, entertainment, short sharp show, great advertsing with easy to find information. Not just speedway with unique events like Drifting, Freestyle Motocross, Fireworks and Demo Derbies. Cheap night out and very family friendly.
Written 7 May 2018
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RalphMayman
Otaki, New Zealand1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Family
Take your kids (not really for babies), take your parents, take your friends.
Wellington Family Speedway has something for everyone, from 'speedway roast' (hot dog n chips) to high octane 800 horsepower ethanol drinking SuperSaloons & lots in-between.
Written 4 May 2018
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Hi Ralph, Thanks for the review! We look forward to seeing you track side next season
Written 6 May 2018
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