V8 Engine Specialists & All Mechanical Repairs

We Service All Makes & Models. Qualified Vehicle Certifiers for Cars & Motorcycles.

Hydroplane Boats

Rivers Speed & Spares have had a long relationship with the Annihilator Race Team starting back in 1993.

Drag Racing

A One Stop Shop for all your needs from engine building, tuning, fabrication and chassis work.

Circuit Racing

We work on all types of vehicles and can design and fabricate to meet your requirements.  Let us help you build that vehicle you really want.

Hot Rods

e pride ourselves on turning out top quality workmanship on every job, from engine rebuilds, turn key rebuilds, modifications and also able to complete LVVTA certification on modified vehicles.



Grant is an authorised vehicle certifier with the LVVTA. Once a vehicle is modified from its original state or is a scratch built, it requires certification to ensure that it is safe to operate on the road, and comply with the legal safety requirements.

ACC & Enable

We are contract holders for Levels 1 and 2 vehicle modifications. Our goal is to provide vehicle modifications for clients who have been identified by ACC as requiring vehicle modifications to meet their injury related needs.

Latest Blog Posts

Summer Nationals Taupo

Summer Nationals Taupo Rivers Family Racing traveled to Taupo for the second round of the NZDRA National Series. A one day meeting which is good keeps everyone on there toes. 4 Cars in the Competition Class would mean 5 runs for the day if things went well. It was a...

Central Nationals Masterton

Central Nationals Masterton Rivers Family Racing traveled to Masterton for the first round of the NZDRA National Series The Dragster had an overhaul in the off season with lots of small changes in weight distribution. A complete replacement of the electrical system....

Masterton Drags

Masterton Drags Great end to the season on a difficult cold track at Masterton Motorplex. The Rivers Family Racing Team ran Personal bests in two cars. Nicole Rivers took the Mustang to a 12.20 at 118mph making her the Fastest in the Family in the Mustang Adrian...

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