MR2 Wakefield Park Challenge

Frequently Asked Questions

Q - Where is Wakefield Park?
A - Wakefield Park is located close to Goulburn, in New South Wales, Australia.

Q - What is a MR2?
A - Are you serious?? LOL. The MR2 is a 2-seater, mid-engined, sports car manufactured by Toyota. More information can be found HERE.

Q - I don't have a racing car. Can I still enter?
A - Yes. This event is for anyone - including people that are new to the track that have road registered cars, all the way up to seasoned racers.

Q - I live in another country, so how could I possibly attend this?
A - We have had a couple of guys fly to Australia from Japan for this event. They didn't bring their cars, though they were able to ride as passengers and they also scored a drive in a couple of local MR2s. Treat this as a holiday!

Q - I don't have a MR2. Can I still enter?
A - Yes. All types of cars are welcome, though you are more likely to not be beaten by MR2s if you bring a MR2 ;-).

Q - Do I need a race suit?
A - The minimum is for all drivers and passengers to wear wrist-to-neck-to-ankle fire resistant clothing (cotton, not polyester) and a helmet that meets Australian Standard 1698 or higher.

Q - Do I have to be a MR2 owners club member to enter?
A - No. Anyone can enter.

Q - Will my car be secure on Monday night?
A - Yes - the track is locked up overnight and the pit lane garages are also locked.

Q - What will the weather be like in Goulburn at that time of year?
A - The weather can be very variable in Goulburn, even though it is the end of Spring. We recommend that you take clothes for hot days and cold nights.

Q - Will the event be run if it rains?
A - The event will proceed in rain, hail, snow or shine.

Q - What happens if my car breaks? What will I do?
A - There will be a profesisonal mechanic on site at the track to help with any issues. He is Paul Brell from Boss Tuning, and his services at the track are included in the entry fee.

Q - Are there vehicle noise restrictions at Wakefield Park?
A - Yes. All vehicles must be fitted with a suitable muffler and maximum acceptable noise levels are 85dB flypast measured 30 metres from the track edge on the straight. Wakefield park officials will give non compliant vehicles one opportunity to remedy noncompliant vehicles prior to exclusion from the event. Don't worry about this - we will have a professional mechanic on site to help if needed.

Q - Is E85 fuel available for purchase at the track?
A - No. You will need to purchase E85 fuel before the event and carry it to the track in jerry cans.

Q - Is E85 fuel available in Goulburn?
A - No. The closest E85 retailer is in Sutton - 1542 Federal Highway Service Road, Sutton NSW 2620, which is around 40 minutes away from the track and is close to Canberra.

Can't find an answer to your question? Ask it on the MR2 Australia forum.