Driver killed at racing event
A driver in a classic car racing event at Hampton Downs has been killed, police say.
Police were called to the North Waikato motorsport park shortly after 1pm after a serious crash occurred.
The driver of one of the competing vehicles was killed in the crash.
The event has been cancelled and the site secured for an in-depth investigation by the police Serious Crash Unit, police said.
Police and other emergency services were in attendance.