NZCMRR Technical RulesClick here to view the latest technical rules.
Please refer to the MNZ rules for helmet standardsView
Race withdrawals and entry fee refunds
Entrants can get a refund of their entry fees provided they inform the race secretary (race nzcmrr.com) that they are not going to compete anytime up to the day before the race.
Notice would be preferred as early as possible as a courtesy to help with grids and programmes.
Autumn APS Classic at TaupoSaturday 30 - Sunday 31 March 2024
The track is running a test day on the Friday and we will be able to camp onsite on Friday and Saturday. As soon as we have the appropriate links from Taupo we will update the site and open entries.
Winter APS Classic at TaupoSaturday 21 - Sunday 22 September 2024
Spring APS Classic at ManfeildSaturday 26 - Sunday 27 October 2024
I will not be posting out anymore membership cards from 11 October until after the Spring Classic. Membership cards will be taken to Manfeild and any not collected will be mailed out post event.
There will be a track run track day on Friday 23. Entries will be initially open to NZCMRR members, event competitors and all racing sidecars https://www.manfeild.co.nz/test-days.html . The track hopes that enough riders will enter so that they will not have to open it to the general public too. They will look at running 4 groups: Slow, Medium, Fast and Sidecar. Members may enter a bike for the track day that is not entered for the Spring Classic.
Pit Garages can be booked on-line at (link tbc) or call the track 06 323 7444.
On-site camping over the weekend is allowed for this event for competitors and officials on Friday and Saturday nights. Manfeild kindly allows the NZCMRR competitors and officials to stay onsite in non-self contained vehicles (ie vans and tents). $10 per competitor/pit crew per night (unpowered) Book your site at https://www.manfeild.co.nz/book-a-site.html. When making your booking you are required to provide one main contact name (your role if you are an official or volunteer) phone number and email along with the names of anyone else camping with you.
Saturday 24th October 2024
7.15-8.30am Sign on and machine examination
8.30am Riders briefing
9.00am 1 round of practice/qualifying
- 1 round of racing for Championship points - all classes
- NZCMRR Manfeild Cup races
- BBQ - At the Car Club Rooms opposite the scrutineering shed. $ Note donation - all welcome
Sunday 25th October 2024
- 8.30am Saturday prizegiving and short riders briefing
- 9.00am 3 rounds of racing for Championship points – all classes.
APS 45th NZCMRR Classic Motorcycle Racing FestivalSaturday 1 - Sunday 2 February 2025
Go to APS Classic for more information about events future and past, plus links to buy Festival tickets, book spectator camping at the adajent Manfeild Stadium, and to enter the Festival 'ride to win'. Specatator and competitor motorhome/caravan/camping is available, at the Stadium, from Thursday Feb1 - Tuesday Feb 6 (please note that competitors cannot use this area as their pits). While vehicle access gates will be locked between 9pm and 6.30-7am, foot access is available.
We will be running 8 Race Groups (Classic 250, 350, 500 & Open, Post Classic Senior, F2 & Junior and Sidecars) and 1 Regularity Group, with a maximum of 40 on track in each group. January 15 update: Race Groups will be limited to 40 bikes on grid. Initially entries will only be accepted by competitors who have competed in at least 2 other NZCMRR events in the previous year. After 10 days remaining grid spaces will be open to others. Any entries received over the 40 in the Race Group will automatically placed on a reserve list, by entry, and put with the Regularity Group until there is space on the grid for them to rejoin their nominated race group. Late entries will only be accepted at the discretion of the Race Secretary and providing there is room on the grid - a $45 late entry fee will apply. Entry information, gate & camp passes and vehicle passes will be posted out 3 weeks prior to the event.
Event souvenior programmes will be on sale at the gate along with event merchandise. Walk through the pits to meet the racers and see their bikes, visit the Britten display and the marquee tent featuring the work and bikes of Steve Roberts along with other displays.
Summary of information for competitors and volunteers (this will be confirmed/updated periodically): Access to the race circuit Thursday Feb 1: Infrastructure/officials only can access and set up the venue from noon, competitors can enter the circuit between 3-4.30pm to unload their bikes into pit garages (a $50 fee applies). Only vehicles with 2024 Pit passes will be allowed into the Pits area. There is no track walk! There is a separate Motorcycle Track Test Day on the Friday 31st of January. The test day is exclusive to NZCMRR & NZSCA members and event entrants. The link for this Test Day is tbc registration opened on tbc. Friday 31st January - gates open 7.30am Track/Test Day from 10am - 4.30. Sign-on and bike checks will be available in the afternoon. 5pm Competitors 'ride into town & display' (between lead and tail vehicles - helmet, boots, gloves and suitable clothes mandatory). Welcome (gold coin) BBQ outside the car club rooms opposite the scrutineering garage at 6pm. Saturday 3rd February - Sign-on and bike check from 7.15am. Riders Briefing at 8.30am. Bikes on track 9am 1 Round of Practice/Qualifying, 1 Round of Championship Points Racing, Trophy Round. 6.00pm 2023 Championship Prizegiving. Sunday 2nd February - Riders briefing at 8.30am, bikes on track at 9am 3 Rounds of Championship Points Racing - Saturday's Trophy prizegiving will be held during Lunch.
Entry packs will be mailed to all competitors the week of January 6th with garage/stable details and entry and vehicle pass along with any prepaid entry and on-site camping wristbands . Tickets: Solo bike entrants will automatically receive 2 weekend passes and 1 pit vehicle pass. Sidecars get 1 additional weekend pass.