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D1NZ Drifting: R1 Dunedin 2016 managing director Brendon White said about 800 tonnes of concrete had been poured into wooden boxing on the turf to form a 360m track for the motorsport event to be held on Friday and Saturday.
The first of 75 concrete mixer trucks arrived at 6am on Saturday and the last truck finished pouring at 2pm yesterday.
The track build was "ambitious" and the result was pleasing, Mr White said.
"We are stoked."
Twenty-five go-karts, 25 motorcycles, 55 rally cars and 80 drift cars will be in action on the track, which is being laid by Dunedin company M3 Concrete and Contracting Ltd.
On the new track, drift cars would hit speeds of 110kmh while travelling sideways.
Freestyle motocross riders would backflip over the drift cars, Mr White said.
The event was one of six drifting shows held across New Zealand: a five-round national championship series followed by a teams championship event at Mt Smart Stadium in Auckland.
It would be the first time a drifting event had been held in a covered stadium in the southern hemisphere, he said.
Rain yesterday put a smile on Mr White’s face.
"Raining outside and beautiful inside — we’ve never had that with motorsport."