Young Driver Programme

​​​The 2017 Central's Young Driver Programme will be held at Highlands Motorsport Park on Wednesday 29 March and Sunday 2 April.​

This programme is designed, sponsored and run by locals to support our local young drivers aged 16 and 25 years of age. Skill sessions included ABS braking, traction control, winter driving, chain fitting, tyre safety​ and more…a complete programme of awesome learning experiences.​

For more information on the programme contact Jo Robinson at​

Get your nomination in today. Don't miss out - p​laces are limited!

Download the 2017 Young Driver Nomination Form​ (PDF, 234KB)

Past Winners of Central's Best Young Driver​​



Pictured: Young Driver of the Year Jared Maclachlan from Downers shakes the hand of Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper. Most Improved Driver was Peter Coleman of Best Removals.







Pictured: Leon Adair (left), having received his certificate from Central Otago Mayor Tony Lepper in Pit Lane at Highlands Motorsport Park. 


Pictured: Runners up Patrick Williamson (left) from Central Otago District Council and Jacob Shirley (right) from Highlands Motorsport Park with Central's Best Young Driver for 2014 Mathew Morris (centre) from Central Rural Services in Chatto Creek.




Pictured: Paul Duncan of Davis Auto Electrical receiving his award for Central's Best Young Driver 2013 from Inspector Andrew Burns of NZ Police.





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