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We are Scorpion Racecars


About Scorpion Racecars

We are a innovative motorsport engineering business located in Pukekohe, New Zealand,with a ton of experience, that ranges from circuit racing to speedway at national and international level.

While we are well known for our Championship winning Formula First team, we also have extensive experience in all aspects of motorsport.

We have a purpose built workshop facility that accommodates a fabrication area, machine shop & racecar build/preparation area.

We offer a range of services tailored to suit your needs,whether you're after a custom made part or have a 'turnkey' project, from racecar preparation to supplying a complete race car/race team or project management, you’ve come to the right place.

Racecar Preparation

From the Circuit to the Speedway to Targa or anything in between, we have the knowledge, experience and facilities to prepare your vehicle for the winners circle.

Racecar Design & Construction

ScorpionRacecars has the skill and experience on which to build and develop a race-winning car. From the smallest part to a fully built racecar or anything in between, we offer you the ability to ‘think outside the box’ for all of your racecar requirements 

TurnKey Projects

Got something in mind? Why not give us a call – whether you’re interested in Kitcars, Sportscars, a restoration project or any other form of ‘turnkey’ project, talk to us first, we’re happy to help you fulfill your dreams. 


Do you have a car you use for track days?We can prepare your car for the track. Our experience and knowledge ensures you will have “piece of mind” when you hit the track, and ensure you enjoy a reliable and trouble free track day. Get in touch with us, we can help…




I could not recommend Gary and his boys highly enough and I am in no doubt that the basic skills Taylor learnt in the two years we ran with Scorpion Racecars have helped develop him into the successful driver he is today.

Dean Cockerton

Our Team

"Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much more."

Our aim is to provide a very cost effective, professional environment necessary to achieve in the higher levels of motorsport.


Some Fun Facts

Each completed season makes us even more hungry, hungry for more challenges, more wins and at least some more Big Macs along the way. As a result we deliver a better experience for our clients.


Big Macs Eaten


Years Motorsport Experience


plus Race Wins


 NZ Championships


Every car has a lot of speed in it. The trick is getting the speed out of it.

A J Foyt


Our History

- SINCE 2006 -

We believe our track record speaks for itself.

Ian Foster
- 2006/07 2nd place - NZ Formula First Championship
- 2007/08 2nd place - NZ Formula First Championship
- 2008/09 NZ Formula First Champion

Andre Heimgartner
- Joined ScorpionRacecars @ age 12
- ScorpionRacecars Driver Development Programme

Matt Higham
- 2011/12 NZ Formula First Champion
- 2012 Motorsport NZ Academy

- 3 x F2 Feature winners 2013/14 season

Jacob Smith
- Joined ScorpionRacecars @ age 13
- ScorpionRacecars Driver Development Programme

Taylor Cockerton
- Joined ScorpionRacecars @ age 14
- ScorpionRacecars Driver Development Programme
- 2013/14 3rd place - NZ Formula First Championship

Speedway / Breyton Davison
- @ aged 15
- Youngest Ever TQ Feature Winner at Springs Speedway

Trass Family Motorsport
- Contracted to provide engineering services
- 2016 North Island Endurance Champions
- 2016 South Island Endurance Champions
- 3rd NZ Endurance Championship Race

We realise that to invest time, trust and money in a racecar or raceteam is a huge decision and we appreciate everyone who has chosen to be part of our team.

From building or preparing Championship winning racecars to full trackside support, we can help you achieve your motorsport goals.


What Can We Do For You?

We appreciate that motorsport is difficult and expensive – our dedicated team is always happy to assist with know-how and experience for all your motorsport requirements.

Motorsport Engineering

Our workshop facilities include a machineshop with centre lathe and milling machine complemented by a fabrication department.

Championship Experience

With a vast experience of racing both internationally and locally, the ScorpionRacecars team has over 80 NZ Championship race victories and a proven track record.

Technical Support

From  Racecar preparation, to Track Days,from Test Days to Race weekends, to a Full Arrive & Drive service, we can support your motorsport requirements.


Beta Tools – “Better by Far!”

Beta Tools (Italy) - Classic Italian hand tools, designed since 1939, now available in New Zealand.


Get Connected

For everyone who wants to get connected with us regularly, do not hesitate, we are waiting for you!




Performance Engineering from Scorpion Racecars

We welcome you to contact us for more information about any of our services.