You will receive an email when your vehicle application has been submitted. Please note, entries will not go through to the approval process until full payment is made. Approval of your application may take up to 14 days. When you have been approved, you will receive an email with your entrant number and scrutineering times. To check the status of your application, you can log into your entrant portal to view your application. https://online.summernats.com.au/
Pre-judging occurs at time of scrutineering. Let our friendly officials know you’re looking to be judged so we can point you in the right direction.
Unveils for Summernats generally book out two years in advance. Complete an expression of interest form HERE
Yes, all passengers for the city cruise must have a ticket into Summernats as the City Cruise begins inside the venue.
Nope! Skid Row is a completely free for Summernats entrants! You just have to be an approved entrant to participate in skid row. Remember to follow the guidance of our officials.
No – you must be in a seat engineered to the vehicle, with a seatbelt.
Keep an eye out on your emails closer to the event, or alternatively see our Dyno team at the event.
Is outside gate 7 at Exhibition Park in Canberra. Trailer parking is free. Trailers and any contents in them are left at owners risk and should be secured appropriately.
We have an onsite petrol station at Summernats, and stock Methanol, E85 and 98 Octane.
Fuel is one of the prohibited items for Summernats. Fuel, and any empty jerry cans will be confiscated upon entry and will not be returned.
- Fire suit meeting or exceeding SFI 3.2A/5 or FIA 3356:2000 as a minimum, or other standards recognised by Motorsport Australia.
- Closed toe shoes
- Helmet meeting or exceeding AS/NZS 1698:2006 or UNECE 22.05 as a minimum
- Burnout competitors are required to have a fire extinguisher (Minimum 900g capacity AS1841) as per Motorsport Australia Regulations
- Valid, current drivers licence
- Entrant tickets, ensuring the name on these tickets matches the driver licence
- Any PPE for competition
- The entrant vehicle, ready for judging and scrutineering
There is a zero tolerance for skids on the cruise route.
We suggest doing this before the event to save time. Contact us for the process: [email protected]
Please note, all vehicle swaps need to meet the Scrutineering Minimum Requirements and will go through the same approval process.
All entrants must hold a current, unrestricted, unsuspended driver’s licence. We check these too, so be honest.
Learner drivers are not permitted to be entrants.
Drivers with provisional licenses are permitted to enter however, there are some restrictions in place.
City Cruise is on Thursday of Summernats and is a cruise for registered vehicles on Northbourne.
Supercruise is a slower paced cruise on Saturday evening on the Main Arena.
All registered vehicles are welcome to nominate and there will be a small number of unregistered vehicles in the city cruise.
The City Cruise begins at Exhibition Park in Canberra, proceeds along Northbourne Avenue and then turns at the end of Northbourne continuing down the other side of the road, finishing back at Exhibition Park in Canberra.
Entrants will be emailed directly on this process closer to the event.
18 plus to be a passenger in a burnout vehicle (exempt if you are an entrant yourself) (This is as you will have already signed a parental permission slip)
Vehicles running slicks are unable to cruise and will be issued a No Cruising Sticker at scrutineering.
We do not have a specific area for entrants to leave their cars overnight. You can however leave your car on your campsite (if you have one) at your own risk.
If you do not have a campsite, we highly suggest taking the vehicle back to your accommodation (on a trailer, if it’s not registered).
The event ticket gets you into the event – you just need to find an entrant that will take you for a cruise! No need for any additional or different tickets.
TICKETS & SPECTATORS
Spectator tickets are on sale now! Visit https://www.summernats.com.au/spectators to buy
The event is held at Exhibition Park in Canberra. The concerts are held at the Main Stage in the middle of the Main Arena. You can’t miss it!
We suggest anywhere along Northbourne Avenue to view the city cruise!
See our friendly staff at the event, they can point you in the right direction.
Please contact Oztix, the Official Ticking Partner of Street Machine Summernats 36. CONTACT OZTIX HERE
No, the concert is at no additional charge to you. Just be sure to grab the correct ticket for the day the concerts are on!
City Cruise is on Thursday of Summernats and is a cruise for registered vehicles on Northbourne. Supercruise is a slow paced cruise on Saturday evening on the Main Arena
Yes. Season pass is all four days of Summernats action, including the concerts!
Awesome, you’ll need to grab a platinum pass for an undercover seat at the grandstand.
There is select amount of grandstand seating available for general season passes, however it is not shaded, and is on a first come, first serve basis.
COMMERCIAL & MEDIA
Media accreditation is available for working media photographers/videographers and journalists only.
Media applications are open now on the CONTACT form of our website.