Dedicated to the preservation and use of pre 1976 british, european and american motorcycles
Winter Classic at Taupo
Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park
NZCMRR Championship Round 4
Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 October 2020

Sign on will be open from 7.15am, upon arrival please bring yourcurrent MNZ competition licence, club membership card, helmet, chest and back protector 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.

NZCMRR Rules can be viewed on the NZCMRR website Pre '82, Pre '89 & Pre '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. Vintage & Pre War - Pre '31, Pre '46 350, Pre '46 500
  2. 0-250cc - Pre '63 250 Clubmans, Pre '63 250 Factory Racing, Pre '63 250 Modified, Classic 70's 250
  3. 251-350cc - Pre '63 350 Clubmans, Pre '63 350 Factory Racing, Pre '63 350 Modified, Classic 70's 350
  4. 351-500cc - Pre '63 500 Clubmans, Pre '63 500 Factory Racing, Pre '63 500 Modified, Classic 70's 500
  5. 501cc-Open - Pre '63 Open Modified, Classic 70's Open
  6. Sidecars - Pre '63, Classic 70's, Pre '82
  7. Post ClassicPre '82 Junior, Pre '89 F2, Pre '89 F3, Pre '95 F2, Pre '95 F3
  8. Post Classic - Pre '82 Senior, Pre '89 F1, Pre '95 SBK, Pre '95 F1 
  9. Regularity 

Note: Some classes may be combined depending on entry numbers in each class. 

Programme of events

Saturday 3rd October 2020

  • Sign on and machine examination.
  • 1 round of qualifying/practice.
  • 2 rounds of racing for Championship points - all classes.
  • BBQ - all welcome, gold coin donation.

Sunday 4th October 2020

  • 2 rounds of racing for Championship points – all classes.
  • 1 round of combined racing without Championship points – all classes.

Camping at the circuit is available for competitors on Friday and Saturday nights from $15 per person per night (unpowered) - see https://www/



The meeting is organised by the New Zealand Classic Motorcycle Racing Register Inc. under Motorcycling New Zealand Permit no #19082.


The meeting will be conducted under the Manual of Motorcycle Sport of MNZ, the Technical Rules pertaining to the Classic Register and these supplementary Regulations.


Entry fees are $200.00 for Seniors of MNZ Affiliated Clubs, discounted to $150 for current NZCMRR members, & under 18s free. Entries close Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 5:00pm. Late entries and entries on the day will be accepted at the discretion of the Race Secretary where possible, but may incur a late entry fee.  


MNZ competition licence compulsory. No competition licence - no ride.


Membership of an MNZ affiliated club is compulsory. No proof - no ride.


International competitors wishing to compete in an NZCMRR event must notify the race secretary of their intent to race at least one month before the meeting date. International competitors must have Insurance which meets the minimum FIM Standards and obtain a Release and Start Permission from their motorcycle Federation and have this sent to MNZ prior to the event being held. If an overseas competitor does not have a licence with their motorcycle Federation please contact the race secretary. 


In the event of duplicate race numbers then the NZCMRR competitor has the exclusive right of use of that number.


Sign-on and scrutineering is from 7:30am until 9.00am cut-off. Riders briefing at 9:00 am and practice starts at 9.30am.


The regularity class is to allow non-racing members, or members with a parade bike the opportunity to take part. Entrants can ride either a racing machine which could be loaned for the event by a race entrant, or a suitable road machine.  The NZCMRR Race Secretary reserves the right to accept or reject any rider or machine from this class as it sees fit. A minimum of one clearly legible number plate facing forward in the headlamp area is required. The number will be allocated with the parade acceptance form. Leather clothing, back and chest protector, and an approved crash helmet must be worn for safety reasons. These events will suit any club member who is not competing in championship race eventss. The regularity class is run under the general MNZ rules and require a competition licence. One event licences can be purchased at sign-on. Please note that this event is open to solo machines only.


Competitors shall only exit the pits to the circuit under the control of the Pit lane official and via the pit lane exit only. Competitors found to be riding the wrong way up or down Pit Lane may be fined or excluded from the meeting. Entry to the Pit Lane is on the RH side of the last corner before entering onto the front straight; Competitors must move to the far right of the circuit and reduce speed and signal their intentions to leave the track without impeding other competitors in the process. Once committed to entering Pit lane and a competitor has crossed to the inside of the entry blend lines that competitor MUST enter Pit Lane.


Circuit noise regulations as provided for under Rule 10-6d. All machines are to be effectively silenced so as not to exceed 95dB(A) "ride by" measured by the official meter mounted 30m from the track centre line. Machines registering consistently in excess of the limit will be brought to the attention of the officials for action to be taken as follows: Exceeding 95 but not exceeding 98dB(A): On the first offence during the meeting the rider will be warned that this has occurred and instructed to rectify the situation. For second and subsequent infringements the machine will be black flagged from the race or practice without further warning. Exceeding 98dB(A): The machine will be black flagged from the race or practice without warning. If circumstances don’t allow the machine to be black flagged, the competitor may be excluded from the results of that practice or race. During the course of the event the club will endeavour to post lists of machines and their noise readings to assist competitors efforts in complying with these limits.


Prior to the meeting, any entrant will be given a refund on his/her entry fee if for any reason attendance over the weekend is not possible. Notification is required in writing/email to the Race Secretary as early as possible prior to the event.


No dogs or pets are allowed at the meeting. No Exceptions.


Camping at the circuit is available for competitors on Friday and Saturday nights from $15 per person per night (unpowered) - see https://www/

Winter Classic at Taupo
Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 October 2020

To NZCMRR Motorcycle Club, Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park and Motorcycling New Zealand Inc.

  1. I have read the Supplementary Regulations for this Competition and agree to be bound by them and the Manual of Motorcycle Sport, the MNZ Constitution, and the MNZ Code of Conduct. Supplementary Regulations also available at
  2. I am aware that the sport of Motorcycle Competition might a) cause me injury; serious or otherwise b) damage my property.
  3. I wish to take part in the event despite the above risks.
  4. Neither I, or anyone associated or connected with me will make any claim against you or your officers, employees or agents in respect of: a) any injury suffered by me; or b) any damage to any of my property regardless of how the injury or damage occurs.
  5. I will indemnify you against all claims, damages or losses (including costs) which you incur as the direct or indirect result of any injury to me or damage to my property.
  6. I am physically fit and there is no health or other reason why I should not participate in the sport of Motorcycle Competition.
  7. I am aware that this disclaimer will not affect any legal obligations you have to me which you cannot contract out of under NZ Law.
  8. I agree that in this disclaimer “my property” includes any property owned by me or in my possession or under my control.
  9. I agree that this disclaimer will be binding on my family, my heirs, my legal assigns and my administrators and executors.
  10. I accept that stripping and re-assembly for Technical Checks are at my cost.
  11. I consent to the details contained in this form being held by the NZCMRR Motorcycle Club for the purpose of the promotion and the benefit of the race meeting concerned, and Motorcycling in general. I acknowledge my right to access and correction of this information. The consent is given in accordance with the Privacy Act 1993.
  12. MNZ supports the FIM/IOC Charter on drugs in Sport. MNZ uses the services of Drug Free Sport NZ and other agencies to professionally carry out the testing. I acknowledge by signing this form I maybe subjected to a drug/alcohol test at any time. I agree to such testing. I further agree that my name can be published by MNZ as having taken part in a drug/alcohol test together with the results of that testing.
  13. I confirm that my machine complies with any technical rule(s) set out in the Manual of Motorcycle Sport and/or the Supplementary Regulations and that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, it is in safe working order and fit for competition. 
Rider disclaimer of liability
I further certify that all information given on this form is correct.

Where a rider is under 16 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must countersign this entry and be present on race day.

Sidecar passenger disclaimer of liability

Where a passenger is under 16 years of age, a parent or legal guardian must countersign this entry and be present on race day.

Entry fees

Entry fee
_____ x 
Entry fee with 10% discount for current NZCMRR membership
_____ x 
Entry fee for current NZCMRR Junior membership (under 18 years old)
_____ x 
_____ x 


X2 Transponder hire
_____ x 


Cheque in favour of NZCMRR herewith / please debit my credit card as below

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Postal or Email Entries

Complete the entry form and then either:

Scan and email to or send by post to:
Race Secretary
PO Box 11 301
Auckland 1542
New Zealand


Winter Classic at Taupo
Saturday 3 - Sunday 4 October 2020
Saturday September 26 2020
MNZ Permit:
Rider's details
Motorcycle details