- 2017/18 IHRA Series dates released: 23 June 2017
International Hot Rod Association™ (IHRA) officials unveiled the 2017/18 IHRA Drag Racing Series schedule today. The 2017/18 schedule features five events throughout both islands of New Zealand. The season will kick off in October 2017 and conclude in March 2018. The series will visit Christchurch twice, Meremere twice and Masterton once. The series will conclude with the IHRA New Zealand Nationals at Meremere Dragway.
|22 October, 201722/10/17||South Island Champs. Round 1||Ruapuna Park||Christchurch|
|19 November, 201719/11/17||Spring Nationals. Round 2||Meremere Dragway||Auckland|
|28 January, 201828/1/18||Southern Nationals. Round 3||Ruapuna Park||Christchurch|
|17-18 February, 201817-18/2/18||Auckland Invasion. Round 4||Masterton Motorplex||Masterton|
|10-11 March, 201810-11/3/18||New Zealand Nationals. Round 5||Meremere Dragway||Auckland|