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Repco classic car parade for Pukekohe farewell

MORE than a dozen classic cars will be wheeled out for a pair of parades this weekend as Repco leads celebrations for Supercars’ final visit to Pukekohe Park Raceway.

A diverse field will hit the track at 2:45pm NZST (12:45pm AEST) on Saturday and 3:15pm NZST (1:15pm AEST) on Sunday.

The historic New Zealand North Island circuit will cease all motorsport activities from April next year – but not before an emotional Supercars send-off this weekend.

The ITM Auckland SuperSprint television broadcast will kick off Friday with a special segment entitled Pukekohe: The final lap.

Competitive track action will feature the Repco Supercars Championship supported primarily by legends Greg Murphy, John Bowe and Steven Richards running in New Zealand Historic Touring Cars.

MORE: What Pukekohe means to Kiwi veteran

Another memorable element will be the farewell parade featuring all sorts of iconic cars.

The ex-Greg Murphy V8 SuperTourer

Full list for the Repco Farewell Pukekohe Parade:

  • Repco Brabham BT 16 raced by Denny Hulme in Formula 2
  • Black Beauty A1GP car raced by Jonny Reid
  • Championship-winning ex-Murphy V8 SuperTourer
  • Sidchrome Mustang raced by Jim Richards
  • Formula 5000 raced by Ken Smith
  • BRM Formula 1 car
  • McLaren M10B F5000 raced by Howden Ganley
  • McRae F5000 GM1 raced by Graham McRae
  • AMCO Mini raced by Angus Fogg
  • Lighting Direct Porsche which held the New Zealand land speed record
  • Graham Addis Charger which won multiple Sports Sedans Championships
  • McLaren Can-Am raced by Hulme
  • Manon Escort which won many Classic Saloon Car Championships
  • Palmer Tube Mills Ford Mustang
  • NZ Touring Car Championship-winning Castrol Toyota
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