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Summer Classic at Hampton Downs - Event postponed due to weather

Sunday February 25 2024

  • Sign on will be open from 7.15am, upon arrival please bring your current MNZ competition licence, club membership card, helmet to sign on. After sign on take your motorcycle for machine examination / machine examination from 7.30am. Riders briefing will commence at 8.30am and competitors will be out on track at 9:00am.  Back and Chest protectors are compulsory for all competitors.  Riding gear will be checked on the dummy grid.

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

Classes are as follows, but not necessarily in this order:

  1. 351-500cc - Pre '63 500 Clubmans, Pre '63 500 Factory Racing, Pre '63 500 Modified, Classic 70's 500
  2. Post Classic - P'82 Senior, P '89 F1, P '95 Superbike, P '95 F1
  3. Vintage & Pre War - Pre '31, Pre '46 350, Pre '46 500, 0-250cc - Pre '63 250 Clubmans, Pre '63 250 Factory, Pre '63 250 Modified, Classic 70's 250
  4. Post Classic -  P'89 F2, P'95 F2
  5. Sidecars - Pre '63, Classic '70s, Pre '82
  6. Post Classic - P'82 Junior,  P'89 F3, P'95 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

Note: Some classes may be combined into a single event depending on entry numbers in each class. Regularity will not be held due to the limited time available for a single day event.

CAMPING: There will be no on-site camping for this event.

Your own transponder?  If you have your own transponder and have not used it recently you may need to log-in to up-date the key before charging your transponder.

For Pit Garage Hire: Hiring as a half garage.  One person to book and share costs with others.  Link to be inserted as soon as possible.

Remember that vehicles must not be left in the designated area directly behind the pit garages during the event. No electrical leads are to extend beyond the pit garages.

Programme of events

Sunday 25th February 2024 - National Circuit

There is a track day at Hampton which was open to our members on Saturday the 24th.  This is now full, but they are operating a wait list - you will have to phone.    Walk-ins will not be accepted, only pre-booked customers.  They are still advertising a track day on January 29th  Hampton Track Day.

A chicane has been added into the track for all HD Moto Experience days. It is in place to help wash off speed prior to coming down the main straight.  If you have not done any HD Trackdays you will be required to go in with the Red Group for at least one session.  This is not a race test day but a standard Track day.

For Pit Garage Hire: Hiring as a half garage.  One person to book and share costs with others $178.25 for a one door pit garage.  Link is  Hampton Pit Garage.  Garage allocations will be emailed out at close of business Friday 23rd February

Sunday 25th February 2024 - National Circuit 

  • Gates open at 7am
  • Sign on and machine examination from 7.15am.
  • Riders briefing 8.30am
  • 1 round of practice/qualifying 9am
  • 3 rounds of racing for Championship points - all classes.  Points will be multiplied to equate to our normal 4 rounds of points racing.

 Please do not come to the event if you are unwell – let us know and refunds will be given.  

Sign-on: Sign in, handing out transponders and programmes will be in the Media Room.  

Bike Check: This will be undertaken around the pit garage behind the media room. Bike checkers may road the pits BUT the onus is on you to ensure your bike is done.

Riders Briefing: Written rider’s briefing notes will be given out along with the event programme at sign-on.  Riders briefing will be undertaken beneath the control tower.  Attendance is mandatory and names will be called, if you are not there you will not race.