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APS 44th NZCMRR Classic Motorcycle Racing Festival

Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 February 2024

Upon arrival, bring your competition licence, with club membership card and helmet to sign on. You will be given the event programme and any pre-ordered merchandise.  

Proceed to machine examination, which will be from 7.30am to 8.30am as detailed below in the supplementary regulations.  

NZCMRR Rules can be viewed on the NZCMRR website MNZ Pre '82, '89 & '95 classes are as defined in the MNZ Rulebook Chapter 17 Road Racing Post Classic.

Race Group/Classes are as follows:

  1. 351-500cc - Pre '63 500 Clubmans, Pre '63 500 Factory Racing, Pre '63 500 Modified, Classic 70's 500
  2. Post Classic - P82 Senior, P89 F1, P95 Superbike, P95 F1
  3. Vintage & Pre War - Pre '31, Pre '46 350, Pre '46 500, 0-250cc - Pre '63 250 Clubmans, Pre '63 250 Factory Racing, Pre '63 250 Modified, Classic 70's 250
  4. Post Classic - P89 F2, P95 F2, 
  5. Sidecars - Pre '63, Classic 70's, Pre '82
  6. Post Classic - P82 Junior, P89 F3. P95 F3
  7. 501cc-Open - Pre '63 Open Modified, Classic 70's Open
  8. 251-350cc - Pre '63 350 Clubmans, Pre '63 350 Factory Racing, Pre '63 350 Modified, Classic 70's 350 
  9. Regularity

Note: The order of these race groups may change after entries close to mitigate back to back races where possible. Some classes/riders may be moved into other race groups depending on entry numbers and practice/qualifying times.  Regularity will be held.

Programme of events

Friday 2nd February 2024 Track Day/Practice.

Manfeild is running a separate Motorcycle Track Day on the Friday 2nd February.  The test day is exclusive to NZCMRR & NZSCA members and event entrants.   The link for this Test Day is regristration will open on 12 December.  Access to the circuit and pit garages will be from 3 to 4.30pm on Thursday for competitors to load in if they want ($50 fee applies), only vehicles displaying a 2024 APS Manfield Festival Pit Pass will be allowed to access the circuit via Rata Street.  

Sign-on and machine examination will be available in the afternoon.  The NZCMRR banner and a PA announcement will be made when sign-on is open.  

Saturday 3rd February 2024

  • 7.15am - 8.15am Sign on and machine examination.  
  • Riders Briefing at 8.30am
  • 1 round of practice / qualifying 10 min sessions only 
  • 1st round of racing for Championship points
  • Lunchtime demonstrations
  • Festival Trophy races
  • 2023 Championship prize giving at 6pm

Sunday 4th February 2024

  • 8.30am Riders briefing
  • 9.00am 2nd and start of 3rd round of racing for Championship points
  • Lunchtime demonstrations including Trophy Prizegiving
  • Completion of 3rd and 4th rounds of racing for Championship points