NZ Sailplane Grand Prix 2019

Matamata, New Zealand,   27 December 2019 – 31 December 2019

Grand Prix Racing is On the Menu

Sailplane GP racing is a fast demanding and highly competitive race between beautiful and highly developed sailplanes using only the suns energy as their power source.

Grand Prix racing in sailplanes is the most competitive, exciting and exhilarating form of sailplane racing, it requires great concentration and skill to seek out and make the best use of the available energy in the air and at the same time employ tactics to gain an edge over the other competitors.

The easy to understand format makes on-line viewing a fantastic way to view the contest in real time.

Check out GNZ's new real-time tracking site here  .....

https://gliding.net.nz/tracking

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Written by: Rob Lyon on 21 December 2019 at 02:41.
Edited by: Rob Lyon on 21 December 2019 at 02:43.

Latest winner

1. Brett Hunter 165.51 km/h
2. David Jensen 162.56 km/h
3. Adrian Cable 161.91 km/h
Updated: 30/12/2019, 17:47
1. Steve Care 152.66 km/h
2. David Johnson 147.15 km/h
3. Tim Bromhead 147.73 km/h
Updated: 30/12/2019, 17:48

Latest task

Task 4, 30 Dec 2019
Task distance: 179.90 km
Updated: 30/12/2019, 12:26
Task 4, 30 Dec 2019
Task distance: 144.90 km
Updated: 30/12/2019, 12:56