Technical Info

Our technical information page is here to help you... if there is anything that is not listed here, or you require further information do not hesitate to contact us.

Fender Exemptions

The history of Fender Exemptions is explained, by Tony Johnson CEO of LVVTA. Click here to read all about it.

All Fender Exemptions expire on the 31st August annually. If you are a current holder of a Fender Exemption and have not received your renewal form in time for the renewal date, please contact us or download your renewal form here.

Fender Exemption Fees:

Initial Application $45.00 (incl GST)

Renewals $25.00 (incl GST)

If you would like to apply for a Fender Exemption please contact the NZHRA Office to find out if you qualify for one. Contact Us

Concept Approval Application Form - Fee $95.00 (Now sent directly to LVVTA)

Form 4A - The Concept Approval Application Form 4A is to be used when your project plan is just a concept, and you want confirmation that the idea you have in mind can be legally built. This is generally intended for projects that are out of the ordinary, or are particularly unique in some way. (Download - PDF File)

For further queries please contact LVVTA

A copy of this form can be also found in the New Zealand Car Construction Manual

Design Approval Application Form - Fee $150.00 (Please send all applications and fees direct to LVVTA)

Form 4B - The Design Approval Application Form 4B is to be used when your project plan is more than just a concept, and you have a fairly firm and detailed plan in mind of what the various components and systems the vehicle is going to consist of.(Download - PDF File)

For further queries please contact LVVTA

A copy of this form can be also found in the New Zealand Car Construction Manual.

LVVTA Certifier List

Need to find a LVV Certifier in your area to sign off your Fender Exemption? Or maybe just to ask a question, click here to find a list from the LVVTA website. Those with a tick in the 1D column are qualified to certify your Fenderless vehicle.

Occupant Protection

All queries regarding the NZHRA Occupant Protection LVV Authority Card must be directed to the New Zealand Drag Racing Association office 0800 469 372.

Initial Application Fee $45.00 (incl GST) and Renewals are $35.00 (incl GST)

Click Here for your copy of the inital application form.

Click Here for you copy of the renewal application form.

Please note that MotorSport New Zealand offers a parallel system for their members, which includes occupant protection, alternative glazing, and hydraulic handbrakes. If this is what you are looking for please contact MotorSport New Zealand.

NZHRA Rule Book

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LVVTA Documents

Click here for Newsletters, LVV Standards and much more

FOMC Newsletters

Click here for Newsletters – Wheel Torque



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