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Opening Track meeting – SUNDAY OCTOBER 19 2014


Venue: Johnston Park Feilding

Aim: Orientation meeting for road bikes, and familiarisation for track bikes to racing

ROAD BIKES: Orientation 1:30pm – 2:30pm

TRACK BIKES: Warm up 2:30pm

First Race 3:00pm Sharp

1. Scratch races (4 riders per event)

a) A Grade

b) B Grade

c) U17 Girls and Women

d) U15 Boys

e) U15 Girls

2. 1 Lap Time Trial (2 riders at 2 start points)

-Order as per grades in event 1

3. 4 lap handicaps (except U15 – 3 laps)

– Order as per grades in event 1

4. Long Races (Maybe handicapped)

a) U15 girls – 6 laps

b) U15 boys – 7 laps

c) U17 Girls/ Women – 10 laps

d) B Grade – 12 Laps

e) A Grade – 15 Laps


A. There will be a bike inspection for all track riders prior to start (see Bike Manawatu website for what will be checked)

B. There will be a helmet check for U17 riders

C. Remember to hold your line after the finish

D. NO looking behind during racing. Keep your eyes to the front and no sprinting with your head down

E. Know the rule regarding the yellow line (sprinters line)


Date: Sunday 19 October 2014

Time: 2:30pm

Race Manager: Ian Gray

Commissaire/s: Mike Simpson (Chief), Wayne Fenn

Chief Judge: Brent Zimmerman

Time Keepers:

1. Grant Shearman

2. Peter Robson

3. Darren Humphreys

Starter: John Stewart

Recorder/ Results: John Arbuckle

Handicapper: Ian Gray

First Aid: Rob Gardner

Gate Control:


NOTE: Extra Judges and Timekeepers to be appointed on night by Race Manager, as required.

Let Kate Stewart know if you are willing to help out at meets throughout the season.

Please phone/ text Ian Gray (0211205751) by Saturday evening if not available.