The Auckland Motorcycle Club is planning to make the Hampton Downs event a special one this weekend for fans and non-fans alike.
"We plan on making this a full-on family event, catering for the children and the wives and partners of the petrol heads too," said club spokesman Graham Bastow.
Family entry is $45 for two adults and two children (additional children $5) while adults are $25 and kids under 15 free, if accompanied by a fee-paying adult.
"For the youngsters, there will be a range of activities supplied by the Cambridge company Event Fun," said Bastow.
There will be the biggest slides in the Southern Hemisphere plus a face painting artist.
"The emphasis is on fun."
For adults, there will be craft stalls plus motorcycle industry stands while a display of American muscle cars will keep four-wheel fans happy.
"As well as the on-track thrills and spills we will have the North Island's Nic Kroeze to entertain in the lunch break showing us what is possible on a motorcycle on one wheel and the speed at which a perfectly usable tyre can be destroyed," said Bastow. "The American muscle cars will also get to show spectators what they sound like with a couple of laps."
He also has a tip for fans attending the event: bring a radio and tune it to 102.5FM to hear the commentary as Hampton Downs is still working on extending the public address system.