SKOPE Classic 2023 – Archibalds Historic Touring Cars

Archibalds Historic Touring Cars meet at SKOPE Classic 2023 celebrating 33 years of New Zealand’s finest and thrilling historic racing.

SKOPE Classic 2023

Join us and the Archibalds Historic Touring Car Association as we celebrate the 33rd year of SKOPE Classic.

Where: Mike Pero Motorsport Park, (Ruapuna Raceway) Christchurch
When: Friday 3rd February – Sunday 5 February 2023. Download Canterbury Car Club’s full race schedule, here.
Tickets: Tickets can be purchased at the gate, or click here for more ticket information.

Arguably the finest and most thrilling historic and classic car race meeting in the Southern Hemisphere, SKOPE Classic is not to be missed. The family friendly event enables up-close-and-personal viewings of New Zealand’s finest historical and classic race cars. the SKOPE Classic experience offers ample options for viewing all the excitement whether it be from your car, the pits, and more. The weather is looking to be a scorcher, so please remember to take with you plenty of water, sunscreen, and a hat.

Race classes include (full entry class download):

  • Formula 5000
  • Archibalds Historic Touring Cars
  • Formula Open
  • Classic and Historic Saloons & Sports Cars (4 grids)
  • Historic Sports Sedans
  • Classic & Historic Single Seaters
  • Vintage Racing Cars
SKOPE Classic 2023

Archibalds Historic Touring Cars

Passionate sponsors of Historic Touring Cars New Zealand

Archibalds met with Historic Touring Cars New Zealand in 2015 with the view of forming a partnership to support the new association’s growth. The vision for Historic Touring Cars New Zealand and the quality of the vehicles and people involved excites us and we were thrilled to support as naming sponsor.

The community of historic race car enthusiasts includes a vast line-up of genuine touring cars from New Zealand, Australia, Europe, and Asia from 1970 through to 2000. The line-up includes cars from International Group A, FIA 2-litre Super Tourers, European Group 1 or 2 Saloon cars, British Touring Cars, Australian Group C, New Zealand 2-litre Schedule S Touring Cars.

Learn more about Historic Touring Cars New Zealand on their website or join them on Facebook.

Archibald Historic Touring Cars

More about Archibalds Motorsport

Motorsport, an early contributor to Archibalds’ success

“Archibalds has a long history with motorsport in New Zealand. From the mid 1940s Archibalds Motorsport has been a significant driver to the success of the company, especially through our global recognition and relationship with Jaguar Cars. Success of the business and passion for motorsport continued under the late John Fairhall from the 90s with Bruce Miles, owner and HTCNZ member/racer, now just as motivated to continue the Archibalds legacy.”Anthony Kearns – Archibalds General Manager 

Archibalds Historic Jaguar Competition Roadster XK120 MK2

More History with Archibalds

Learn more about our company’s history and visit our new dedicated history wall upstairs in the Archibalds Jaguar Land Rover building at 32 Tuam Street.

Bruce Miles Racing Footage at SKOPE 2020

View in-car video of Archibalds’ owner Bruce Miles in his BMW 320i 1997 Supertourer at SKOPE 2020.

View more amazing videos like these on the Historic Touring Cars NZ YouTube channel

We trust you will enjoy this weekend’s event.

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