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Open outboard tunnel design with a minimum length of 4.8m measured along the sponson's All boats shall have a NZPBA approved protective cockpit/restraint system All new hulls, and hulls having repairs to the sponson pickles, shall have the front 35cm of the pickles made of a material to allow for controlled deformation to reduce the G forces on frontal impact The minimum weight of the boat immediately after the race with the driver must not be lighter than 475kg (with residual fuel and without residual water).

Motor: The Engine is to be a V6 up to 2700cc with a cast iron bore. Blue printing and reboring is accepted but shall not exceed production Specifications. Engine must run standard induction system, ie. non race.

Gearbox/Propellor: Standard type gearbox, ie. forward/reverse. Right hand rotation only. The unit may be locked in gear, nose cones and water pickups may be fitted. The Propellor option is unrestricted other than the maximum of four blades.

Fuel Maximum octane rating of 98 is allowed with the addition of lubricating oil for lubricating purposes only. The use of additives aimed at increasing either the power of the engine or the octane rating of the fuel, to either the fuel supplied or to the air intake is prohibited.

All motors over 2.0 litres to run forward/reverse type gearbox. Sportsmaster and CLE Factory Mercury gearboxes either right or left rotation or similar types are allowed.

All EFI motors over 2.0 litre is to run standard factory injection. ie. either up or down draft. Reves are open.

Motors up to 2.0 litre to be either Carbed or EFI.

EFI motors to use Tin Top ECU with 8650 2.5 chip fitted.

Weight of all boats to be min 500kg after the race with the driver on board.

Drivers must always be wearing an approved Helmet that is painted in a Bright or Fluorescent Orange Colour. This helmet is an Open face design to assist in case a rescue diver needs to get air to the driver in case of an accident. Flamecrusher or similar Overalls are mandatory and an approved Life vest must be warn at all times on the water. Drivers must also carry a yellow paddle or flag this is to wave to officials to show that help is needed.

K. Thorburn
42 Davies Road
Wellsford 0900
Ph 09 423 7781
Mobile 027 488 1108
Email: K.Thorburn@xtra.co.nz

Formula 2 PDF File of Driver Profile Form Driver Profiles If you want to Update your Drivers Profile please Email the Secretary With any Information you need Updated either added to or removed. If you are supplying pictures please make sure you have the permission of the Photographer (I may have images of my own i can add to the Page). If you know your sponsors webpage address or logo we would like to include it in the Sponsors Section.
People are Interested in any past Achievements and History of your Boats and Drives, so the more information you supply the better your Profile will look.

Kilo Speed Records
National Record
Steve Preece
Demon Energy
Northern Zone
Steve Preece
Demon Energy
Central Zone
Steve Hughes
Southern Zone
J. Scott

New Zealand Formula 2 Champions
2015 Not Contested  
2014 Not Contested  
2013 Not Contested  
2012 Not Contested  
2011 Philip Stilwell Kapiti Distributors
2010 Sam Hughes The Apprentice
2009 Not Contested  

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Secretary Raewyn Palmer
P.O.Box 30-833
Lower Hutt 5040
Phone (04) 586 0919
Fax (04) 293 7034
Mobile 027 416 5070
Email: raewynpalmer@xtra.co.nz