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MEET OUR TEAM

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Azhar 'Az'
The boss man

The man behind all events! Azhar has been involved with the automotive scene since 1999 when the street car scene exploded. Az is always on the look out to make the events better each time. Az spends his spare time cruising in his 4 rotor RX3 or drag racing his R100 on the strip!

Team Heads

Shaun
ShaunHead of Track Crew
Shaun
ShaunHead of Track Crew
Shaun is one of many old-timers at Premier Events. Shaun and his track crew always do an amazing job at the events and makes sure everyone is safe out there.

Michael 'Cookie'
Michael 'Cookie'Head of Scrutineering
Michael 'Cookie'
Michael 'Cookie'Head of Scrutineering
Michael 'Cookie' is one of many old timers in our team. He's been there from the start of Premier Events. Cookie usually does the safety checks of the entrant vehicles at events.

Tuteru 'Toots'
Tuteru 'Toots'Head of Drivers Briefing
Tuteru 'Toots'
Tuteru 'Toots'Head of Drivers Briefing
Toots knows all the Ins' and outs of the events. He's been in the NZ automotive scene since the mid 90's. Another one of our old-timers at Premier Events.

David
DavidEvent Management
David
DavidEvent Management
One of the originals with over 20 years in the automotive events business, David overlooks things at the events and makes sure to pull a prank or two at the same time.

Track Crew

Matt
MattTrack Crew
Matt
MattTrack Crew
Matt is the expert in the drift sessions at our events. He's been with Premier Events since the beginning.

Ryan
RyanTrack Crew
Ryan
RyanTrack Crew
Ryan is one of our burnout specialist. He's been with the team for nearly 9 years now. His pride and joy is a 1978 Mazda 323. He can teach you a thing or two about burnouts.

Tommie 'Tommie Red Line'
Tommie 'Tommie Red Line'Track Crew
Tommie 'Tommie Red Line'
Tommie 'Tommie Red Line'Track Crew
Tommie is the eyes in the race control tower. Ensuring that there's no funny business on the track. If you're wanting tips on how to put a windscreen sticker on a car, he's the man to talk to! Tommie spends his spare time working on his Evo III (N8OEVO).

Jordan
JordanTrack Crew
Jordan
JordanTrack Crew
Jordan is another old-timer with the team. He works with the track crew at events.

Jarrod
JarrodTrack Crew
Jarrod
JarrodTrack Crew
Jarrod works alongside the track crew at events. He makes sure that the staging lanes are in order before the competitors head out on the track.

Jason 'Buff'
Jason 'Buff'Track Crew
Jason 'Buff'
Jason 'Buff'Track Crew
Another old-timer with Premier Events. Jason 'Buff' is the head of the burnout/power skid area. Buff also helps out with the Safety Checks and vehicle recovery on track. He likes to spend his spare time cruising around in his RX3.

Nathan
NathanTrack Crew
Nathan
NathanTrack Crew
Nathan has been with the team since it began its life. He plays a major role with the track crew at the events. He's the 'Track Police', making sure that everyone behaves well on cruising sessions.

Carl 'Africa'
Carl 'Africa'Track Crew
Carl 'Africa'
Carl 'Africa'Track Crew
Carl 'Africa' is the man who control the Gymkhana pad at events. He's been with the team for nearly 6 years. Carl spends his spare time working on his RX7 or the Starlet KP.

Faizan 'Fizz'
Faizan 'Fizz'Track Crew
Faizan 'Fizz'
Faizan 'Fizz'Track Crew
Faizan 'Fizz' has been with the team for over 7 years now. He works alongside the track crew at events.

Imesh
ImeshTrack Crew
Imesh
ImeshTrack Crew
Imesh works alongside the track crew at events. He makes sure that the staging lanes are in order before the competitors head out on the track.

Grant
GrantTrack Crew
Grant
GrantTrack Crew
Grant is one of many old-timers in the team. Another one who has been there since the birth of Premier Events. Grant goes for 25-30km runs in his spare time and does marathons all over the country. He has covered more than 1800kms on foot in 2019!

Tommie T
Tommie TTrack Crew
Tommie T
Tommie TTrack Crew
Tommie T has been with Premier Events since it's birth. He's got a special place in his heart for KFC.

Allister
AllisterTrack Crew
Allister
AllisterTrack Crew
Allister is one of our old-timers with Premier Events. Depending on the event, he could be with the Registration Team, Drivers Briefing or the Track Crew.

Brad
BradTrack Crew
Brad
BradTrack Crew
Brad works alongside the track crew at events. He makes sure that the staging lanes are in order before the competitors head out on the track.

Ryan 'P Nut'
Ryan 'P Nut'Track Crew
Ryan 'P Nut'
Ryan 'P Nut'Track Crew
Ryan 'P Nut' has been with the team for nearly a decade now. He plays a major role in the track crew.

Jordy
JordyTrack Crew
Jordy
JordyTrack Crew
Jordy has been with the team for over a decade. He works with the track crew at events.

Fahad
FahadTrack Crew
Fahad
FahadTrack Crew
Fahad works alongside the track crew. He's been with the team for nearly 8 years now.

Rahul
RahulTrack Crew
Rahul
RahulTrack Crew
Rahul works alongside the track crew at events. He makes sure that the staging lanes are in order before the competitors head out on the track.

Registration Team

Kaylee
KayleeRegistration Team
Kaylee
KayleeRegistration Team
Kaylee is the head of the Registration team at most of our events. Kaylee has been with Premier Events for nearly 8 years.

Leah
LeahRegistration Team
Leah
LeahRegistration Team
Leah works alongside the registration team, making sure that the entrant vehicles are lined up on their designated lanes to make the process quick.

Vika 'Veeks'
Vika 'Veeks'Registration Team
Vika 'Veeks'
Vika 'Veeks'Registration Team
Vika is huge petrol-head! She's been with the team for more than 5 years. You may have seen her with her pink wrapped Audi S3 (V33KS) at most of the automotive events in the country! Veeks helps out at the Registration Team as well as the track at events.

Tara
TaraRegistration Team
Tara
TaraRegistration Team
Tara has been with the team for more than 5 years. She helps out with the registration at major events.

Stacey
StaceyRegistration Team
Stacey
StaceyRegistration Team
Stacey has been with the team for more than 4 years. She'll mostly be at the front gate and towards the end of the event, she will make sure to get the trophies organized for the award ceremony.

Toni
ToniRegistration Team
Toni
ToniRegistration Team
Toni has been a long time member of the team. She's specialized in motorsport side of things along with it's paperwork, Inspections etc. She works alongside the Scrutineering team to ensure competitors have all the correct documentation and meets the safety requirements.

Mark 'Hoppy'
Mark 'Hoppy'Registration Team
Mark 'Hoppy'
Mark 'Hoppy'Registration Team
Mark 'Hoppy' has been with the team for a quite a while now. He works alongside the Registration team. He makes sure that the competitors are on their designated lanes to make the process faster.

Drivers Briefing Team

Joanna 'Jo'
Joanna 'Jo'Drivers Briefing Team
Joanna 'Jo'
Joanna 'Jo'Drivers Briefing Team
Jo is the 2IC at Driver's Briefing. She's been with the team for nearly 5 years.

Christy
ChristyDrivers Briefing Team
Christy
ChristyDrivers Briefing Team
Christy is the main person behind the Passenger Wristband team. Passenger wristband area is one of the busiest during our track days.

Rachel 'Rach'
Rachel 'Rach'Drivers Briefing Team
Rachel 'Rach'
Rachel 'Rach'Drivers Briefing Team
Rach helps out with the Drivers Briefing and Passenger Wristbands.

Charmone
CharmoneDrivers Briefing Team
Charmone
CharmoneDrivers Briefing Team
Charmone helps out with the Passenger Wristband area.

Front Gate Team

Rob
RobSecurity & Front Gate Team
Rob
RobSecurity & Front Gate Team
If you ever get in to trouble, Rob will be there to sort it out! Rob has been with the team since the birth of Premier Events.

Haroon 'Harry'
Haroon 'Harry'Front Gate Team
Haroon 'Harry'
Haroon 'Harry'Front Gate Team
Haroon 'Harry' is another one of the old-timers in the team. He works at the front gate team events.

Akbar 'A.K'
Akbar 'A.K'Front Gate Team
Akbar 'A.K'
Akbar 'A.K'Front Gate Team
Akbar has been with Premier Events since it's birth. AK manages the Main Entry at events. AK's pride and joy is Mad Mike's old Mazda RX7.

Hanjar
HanjarFront Gate Team
Hanjar
HanjarFront Gate Team
Hanjar is an old-timer in the team. He works with the front gate team at events.

Arif
ArifFront Gate Team
Arif
ArifFront Gate Team
Arif has been with Premier Events from the start. He works with the front gate team at events.

Taslim 'Tas'
Taslim 'Tas'Front Gate Team
Taslim 'Tas'
Taslim 'Tas'Front Gate Team
Tas has been with the team from the start. He works with the front gate team at events.

Ebrahim 'Ebbi'
Ebrahim 'Ebbi'Front Gate Team
Ebrahim 'Ebbi'
Ebrahim 'Ebbi'Front Gate Team
Ebbi is one of the old-timers in the team. He works alongside the front gate team at events.

Media Team

Ramesh
RameshMedia / Design / Admin
Ramesh
RameshMedia / Design / Admin
Ramesh has been with the team for nearly two years now. Ramesh handles all the media, design and admin work for events. He's the media liaison for Premier Events.

Vareek
VareekOfficial Media
Vareek
VareekOfficial Media
Vareek is the head of Limitless Productions NZ. Vareek does all our promotional videos & after movies. They've been with the crew for nearly 4 years now.

Jessica 'Jess'
Jessica 'Jess'Official Media
Jessica 'Jess'
Jessica 'Jess'Official Media
Jessica is with Limitless Productions NZ, our Official Media Crew. They've been with the crew for nearly 4 years now.

Maveek 'Mav'
Maveek 'Mav'Official Media
Maveek 'Mav'
Maveek 'Mav'Official Media
Mav is 1/3 of Limitless Production NZ crew. Limitless is the Official Media for all our events. They make sure to capture the best footage at events!

Merchandise Team

Alex
AlexMerchandise Team
Alex
AlexMerchandise Team
Alex works with the Merchandise team. She's been with the team for more than 5 years. Make sure to pop in and say Hi to them at the next event. They might hook you up with good deal!

Devon
DevonMerchandise Team
Devon
DevonMerchandise Team
Devon works with the Merchandise team. She's been with the team for more than 5 years.

Porschza
PorschzaMerchandise Team
Porschza
PorschzaMerchandise Team
Porschza works alongside the Merchandise team. She's been with the team for more than 5 years now. Porschza is the youngest member of our team.

South Island Team

Morgan
MorganSouth Island Team
Morgan
MorganSouth Island Team
Morgan and his Southern Stance team helps us out with our South Island events. They're always there to give us a hand at our South Island events and looks after us well while we're there. Morgan likes to go sideways in his R32 Skyline on track days.

Sebastian 'Seb'
Sebastian 'Seb'South Island Team
Sebastian 'Seb'
Sebastian 'Seb'South Island Team
Seb helps us out with our South Island events. Him and Southern Stance Team is always there to give us a hand at our South Island events.

Craig
CraigSouth Island Team
Craig
CraigSouth Island Team
Craig helps us out with our South Island events. Him and Southern Stance Team is always there to give us a hand at our South Island events. Craig is another drifter from the Southern Stance team.

Mitch
MitchSouth Island Team
Mitch
MitchSouth Island Team
Mitch helps us out with our South Island events. Mitch and Southern Stance Team is always there to give us a hand at our South Island events. Mitch likes to go sideways in his R32 Skyline on track days.

Nick
NickSouth Island Team
Nick
NickSouth Island Team
Nick helps us out with our South Island events. Him and Southern Stance Team is always there to give us a hand at our South Island events.

Behind the scene

There are few more people behind the Premier Events Team. We'd like to mention and thank the families and friends of our team for the hard work, dedication and the compromises that they make to for us to become NZ's Premier Automotive & Lifestyle events crew.
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