Drift Matsuri

Australia's best Drift Matsuri events, hosted by Queensland Raceways! 

We run 2 Drift Matsuri's per year, the Autumn Matsuri which is typically in March and the Spring Matsuri in October. 

Keep an eye out for entry opening times, the entries don't last long so be sure to stay on top of it to avoid missing out!



Driver Information

The Queensland Raceway Drift Matsuri's are the biggest drifting events held in Australia, filling two full days with non-stop drifting action. Starting on track from 8am on Saturday morning and running through to 10pm, then back into it from 8am Sunday morning with it all coming to a close at 4pm on Sunday.


With 250 entries and 4 drifting circuits to choose from you can't run out of new things and new people to see.

On the Friday of the event entry is allowed from 4pm for drivers and their pitcrew. There will be the opportunity to sign in on Friday afternoon and 1 briefing.

  • Sign in will begin from 4pm.
  • Briefing will commence at 5.45pm. Miss this briefing and you will have to do one on Saturday morning.
  • Scrutineering will be available on Friday afternoon so we can get a head start.
  • Shed keys will be available from 4pm till 6pm. Enter after this time and you will have to wait till Saturday morning to get shed access.
  • Pit bays will not be available till Saturday morning.
  • There will be a security guards on duty the entire event. 
  • Gates will close for entry at 11.00pm on both the Friday and Saturday nights.

Sign on will commence from 7am on Saturday 9th March. Everyone will need to attend a briefing before being allowed on the circuit. You will also be required to go through scrutineering before being allowed on the circuit.

What we will be looking for during scrutineering:

  • Seat belts
  • Seats secure
  • Door cards/panels present
  • Dash of some description present
  • All body panels
  • Working head lights, tail lights and hazards (if no headlights, then no night driving)
  • No major oil leaks
  • No scraping parts
  • No exhausts out through the bonnet
  • Battery attached securely
  • Taped battery terminals

Attire:

  • Helmet
  • Closed in shoes
  • No singlets but t-shirts and shorts will be ok.

We would like to see cars having a fire extinguisher, its not a requirement but it will save your car in a bad situation.

See you all here for an excellent weekend!

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Spectator Information

Spectator Admission - $30per person for the weekend or $50per person if you wish to camp out on Saturday night!


There are no single day tickets.

Gates open 6:30am.

There will be multiple security guards on the gate all night. This is an alcohol free event - your car will be checked upon entry. Any anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated and will result in you being removed from our venue.

Passenger bands are available from the control tower after 7.30am Saturday Morning. Passenger Bands cost $5ea.
Passenger bands are available from the control tower after 7.30am Saturday Morning. Passenger Bands cost $5ea.
Passengers must show photo ID. Passengers under 18 will require legal guardian / parental permission i.e Medicare Card and sign the indemnity form. Please call our office for more information. 

Refund Policy

Queensland Raceways does not offer refunds on entries purchsed. Selling of entries is permitted if you can not attend the event. Sales of entries are to be negotiated between the respective drivers.

A transfer fee of $50.00 is applicable to all entry transfers and payable to QLD Raceways. No transfers or swaps after 5pm Sunday the weekend before the event.

Upcoming Matsuri's

  • Spring Matsuri - Queensland Raceway - Oct 5 / Oct 5 / Oct 6 drifting

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