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RULES: MNZ General Road Racing plus the following Supplementary Regulations

  1. Rider Eligibility for Cemetery Circuit: * ALL Riders Must hold a senior championship Licence (not just Club licence), your MNZ logbook must have  details of your last three MNZ standard competitions within the last 12 months immediately prior. These will be checked at sign in. (see MNZ Rule 22-8-15). First time competitors at Cemetery Circuit are also to complete a 4 lap familiarization of the circuit.  This will be behind an experienced Rider prior to the official practice.  More details at Cemetery Circuit Riders Briefing.
  2. Additional entries and Class extensions on the day will be at the Organisers Discretion.
  3.           Organisers reserve the right to accept or decline any entry and/or cross-entry into any class.
  4. Minimum entries per class to be at Organisers discretion. Maximum entries per class is 40
  5. Race/ practice will be run in organized classes but may change at Organisers discretion.  (Practice sessions may be timed and

used as qualifying)

  1. Gixxer 150 Cup: 14-21 year olds from 1st January of competition year.  * Riders must be 16 years of age to race Cemetery Circuit.
  2. Machines eligible for Super Moto: up to 450cc 4 stroke and up to 500cc 2 stroke. Super Moto machines may not cross enter and are only eligible for the Super Moto class.
  3. Pre-82 Sidecars: Major components, chassis and engine to be Pre 1982.
  4. Pre 89 Jnrs & Snrs will qualify/race together. Split prizemoney, separate trophies *You may not cross enter into FSport/Bears

Pre 89 Jnrs:  251- 430cc 2,3,4 cyl 2 stroke or up to 600cc 4 stroke/or air cooled twins up to 750cc (as per MNZ rules chapter 17)

Pre 89 Snrs:  431 – 1300cc 2+ cyl 2 stroke or 601-1300cc single cyl 2 stroke, or 601-1300cc 4 stroke (as per MNZ rules chapter 17)

9a.       Formula Sport/Bears: Jnrs & Snrs combined (all brands).  Split prize money/separate Trophies *No cross entering into other classes.

Formula Sport/Bears Snrs: 900cc -1300 4stroke  Jnrs:  400cc to 899cc  (see notes page 7)

  1. 10. Entrants are only eligible for races if they have qualified within 115%  of the pole position time for that particular class, or at organisers discretion.
  2. Slick tyres are allowed in all classes except Gixxer 150 Cup.
  3. Pole position for each class earns 1 championship point: Point Scale:  25, 22, 20, 18, 16, 15, 14, 13, 12, 11, 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
  4. Organisers reserve the right to check machine eligibility at any time.  This may include an engine tear down to check engine

capacity.  This will be at competitors expense if found to be in breach of any rules.  Organisers decision on this will be final.

  1. Machine Examination: It is your responsibility to ensure that your machine complies by the MNZ Safety Rules and is safe. Random checks will be made during the day.  All machines crashed during practice or racing must be presented to the Steward of the meeting

for examination after repairs are carried out.  All crashed machines and riding gear must be examined.  Racing Safety equipment is your responsibility.  Back protectors may be checked on the Dummy grid.  Random checks will be made during the day.  All gear is to meet MNZ rules Chapter 8 Safety Gear (Road). At Cemetery Circuit, compulsory machine and gear examination will take place for every entrant.

  1. At Cemetery Circuit a Machine examination ‘pass’ sticker will be issued to all entrants once the Bike and Riders gear has passed examination. This is to be placed on the front number board.
  2. Fluid leakage.  Machine to be removed for repair.  Second occurrence may mean disqualification.
  3. Any bike crashed in qualifying or racing may not  re-join that session/race.  Machine must be re- examined and injured Rider/s given

clearance from the circuit Doctor/medical team.

  1. Kill Switches must be attached to the rider as per MNZ Rule 10-16 for Cemetery Circuit. (These must be operational and will be checked on Dummy Grid!)
  2. The Organisers invite application from entrants who wish to erect any advertising and/or mount any promotional activity at this meeting venue. Such advertising and/or promotional activity shall not be undertaken without obtaining permission to do so from the Organisers in conjunction with the major sponsor for this event.
  3. Any offensive advertising /wording on bikes, fairings, pit crew clothing etc must be taped over or removed.
  4. Invitation to the Robert Holden Memorial Race (Cemetery Circuit only) is at the sole discretion of the organisers.(top 20 times excluding Supermoto & Sidechairs)
  5. Prize Money will be paid out on total championship points after all three rounds of the Series – except Pre-82 Sidechairs, Gixxer 150 Cup and ‘Robert Holden’ Feature (all exclusive to Cemetery Circuit which will be paid out on their own race results)
  6. All Competitors to have a Fire Extinguisher of 1kg  in their pit and all Electrical goods must have a current ‘Electrically Safe’ test tag.
  7. Please Note:  Speed Restriction in pits at CemeteryCircuit 15kmph, Taupo & Manfeild 40kmph– exceeding this may result in deduction of points or a fine/disqualification  Be aware of pedestrians/spectators at all times!
  8. NO Drinking Alcohol or Smoking or drugs allowed in the pits.
  9. NO Pets or animals allowed at any meetings.
  10. Anyone found to be in breach of rules may be excluded from the full days results.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Individual copies of results will not be issed. For Live results/Times & livestream(CC only) go to the APP STORE and download ‘SUZUKI SERIES’ for free.  Results & Times will be on DISPLAY ONLY at Sign In.

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F1 REGULATIONS                                                                                                    

F1 class will exist for ‘formula’ type machines. The Capacity Groups listed below allow modifications to the machines to be carried out while still

keeping a similar level of performance between machines.  No cross entering into another classes.

  1. Capacity Groups: (Refer to rule 5 below for specifications and restrictions within a capacity group)
  • 676 – 1310cc maximum displacement, 4 cylinders, 4-stroke.
  • 680 – 1310 maximum displacement 3 cylinders 4-stroke
  • 751cc to open twin cylinder four stroke
  • 351 – 500cc maximum displacement, 4 cylinders, 2-stroke.
  • 401 – 760cc maximum displacement 2 – 3 cylinders 2-stroke
  1. Number Plate Colours and placement: Refer to MNZ Rulebook (will be as per Superbike)
  2. Fuel: No Methanol
  3. After market wheels may be used/fitted
  4. Machine Specifications (General):
  • All machines must comply with the relevant MNZ Rulebook Rules such as Chapter 10.
  • Machines with re-bored cylinders must remain within the appropriate capacity limit.
  1. Engine Specifications:
  • Any aftermarket or race piston and ring set may be fitted provided the cylinder remains within the capacity limit.
  • The original carburettor may be replaced by any brand or type
  • No nitrous or other performance enhancing add ons of this type.
  • No oval piston engines.
  1. Modifications permitted: Provided all the previous requirements are met and the machine complies with the relevant General Competition Rules,

all other items are unrestricted

  1. Other machines admitted at the discretion of the Organisers

F2 REGULATIONS

F2 class will exist for ‘formula’ type machines. The Capacity Groups listed below allow modifications to the machines to be carried out while still

keeping a similar level of performance between machines.  No cross entering into another classes.

  1. Capacity Groups: (Refer to rule 5 below for specifications and restrictions within a capacity group)
  • 451 – 675cc 4 stroke 3 cylinders
  • 401 – 600cc 4 stroke 4 cylinders
  • 651 – 850cc 4 stroke – 2 cylinders
  • 401 – 490cc production based 2 stroke
  • 250 – 351cc competition based 2 stroke
  1. Number Plate Colours and placement: Refer to MNZ Rulebook (will be as per Supersport)
  2. Fuel: No Methanol
  3. Any after market wheels may be used/fitted
  4. Machine Specifications (General): All machines must comply with the relevant MNZ Rulebook Rules such as Chapter 10.

Machines with re-bored cylinders must remain within the appropriate capacity limit.

  1. Engine Specifications:
  • Any aftermarket or race piston and ring set may be fitted provided the cylinder
  • remains within the capacity limit.
  • The original carburettor may be replaced by any brand or type
  • No nitrous or other performance enhancing add ons of this type.
  • No oval piston engines.
  1. Modifications permitted: Provided all the previous requirements are met and the machine complies with the relevant General Competition Rules,

all other items are unrestricted

  1. Other machines admitted at the discretion of the Organisers

Note: F2 may also be eligible for F1, F2 (850 twins are eligible)

F3 REGULATIONS:

F3 Class will exist for ‘formula’ type machines. The Capacity Groupls listed below allow modifications to the machines to be carried out while still

keeping a similar level of performance between machines.

  1. Capacity Groups:

* Multi-cylinder four stroke up to 450cc

* The working displacement of a 3 or 4 cylinder 4 Stroke (cylinders producing power) shall be no more than 450cc

* Multi-cylinder production based two strokes up to 400cc

* Twin cylinder, air cooled, four stroke up to 750cc

* Single cylinder four stroke from 200cc – Open Capacity

* Single cylinder two stroke from 00cc – 500cc

* Twin cylilnder, 2 or more valves, water cooled 4 stroke up to 650cc

* Numbe plate colours and placement: Refer to MNZ rulebook

* Fuel: No Methanol

* Any after market wheels maybe used/fitted

* No nitrous or other performance enhancing add ons of this type, No oval piston engines

* Modifications permitted: Provided all previous requirements are met and the machine complies with the relevant General Competition rules.

* Other machines admitted at the discretion of the Organisers

NOTE: 125GP/250Mono are eligible for F3.  Supermoto bikes are NOT eligible for F3

PRE 89 Jnr & Snr Combined: as per MNZ Rules Chapter 17 Road Racing Post Classic *No cross entering into other classes.

PRE 82 SIDECHAIRS REGULATIONS:  as per Rule 8 of Suzuki  Series 2016

SUPERMOTO REGULATIONS:  as per Rule 7 of Suzuki Series 2016. At Taupo will run on short track. At Manfeild short track in reverse direction.

F1 SIDECHAIRS: as per MNZ rules

FORMULA SPORT/BEARS REGULATIONS: ALL BRANDS – Jnr & Snr Combined.

Jnrs:  400cc to 899cc  4 stroke

Snrs: 900cc -1300 4stroke

No Methanol

Formula Sport/Bears allows all makes of bikes.  This is for Bears and Club level riders wanting to race and because MNZ have made it that F1 bikes are uneligible for Superstock  2018  so we have created Formula Sport/Bears to accommodate modified F1 machines.

For safety reasons entrants will be strictly monitored and Riders may be shifted at Organisers discretion.

(you may not cross enter into F1 or F2)

 

GIXXER 150: 

Appendix K (New) – GSXXER Cup 150 Regulations (Road)

This class allows a single make competition supported by Suzuki NZ Ltd., for standard GSXR150

machines with minimum levels of modification required for safety purposes.

This class has restricted rider entry age between 14 and 21 years old as of January 1st for that

competition year.

The appearance from both front, rear and the profile of GSXXER CUP 150 motorcycles must (except

when otherwise stated) conform to the homologated shape (as originally produced by the

manufacturer).

All parts and functions must remain as per Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) specifications

unless stated otherwise.

1.0 Specification

1.1 The model code for eligibility in the GSXXER cup is GSX150FDZAL7. A list of VIN numbers and

engine number will be supplied to MNZ by Suzuki New Zealand Limited for qualifying units.

1.2 Control tyre for GSXXER is [TBC]

1.3 Valve clearance must be within the OEM specification.

1.4 Only Suzuki genuine parts manufactured for the GSX150FDZAL7 can be used to make repairs to

the motorcycle. The only exception will be the drive chain, tyres and oils.

1.5 Fuel specification as per 10.21a [Rule 10.21a to be amended to include this class]

1.6 Carburetor re-jetting is allowed.

1.7 Steel or plastic spacers may be used to increase spring pre-load in the front or rear suspension.

These must have no other functionality other than to space the spring.

1.8 Minimum weight of motorcycle and rider combined 200kg.

1.9 Number placement and size to be as per 10.2a. The numbers will be allocated by Suzuki NZ Ltd

starting with the number 11. [10.2a to be amended to include this class: colour of the number is

Yellow with the background blue.]

1.10 Full exhaust system replacement with aftermarket or other components is allowed.

1.11 A fluid catch bottle must be fitted to collect any fluid overflow. Radiator, fuel and crankcase

overflow pipes must discharge into the fluid catch bottle.

2.0 The following parts must be removed:

 Indicators

 Tail light and rear indicator/number plate bracket

 Mirrors and reflectors

 Standard tyres

 Kick start lever only, not internal parts

 Rear pillion pegs and L/H pillion foot peg bracket

 Headlight

3.0 A chain guard or shark fin made of suitable material MUST be fitted in such a way to prevent trapping between the lower chain run and the final drive sprocket at the rear wheel. The leading edge of this guard must be a minimum thickness of 3 mm and have a rounded edge to avoid this causing any injury in the event of a fall. Machines where swingarm shape or positioning prevents fitment are exempted (for example Yamaha R1).

4.0 All exposed lateral engine cases containing water or oil must be guarded from contact with the road surface in the event of a crash. The guard may be of a second cover made from suitable materials such as Carbon/Kevlar or suitable plastics or with heavy duty end cases or crash bars made from aluminium, steel or nylon.

A frame mounted crash knob or a similar effective protector can be fitted as an alternative.

All of these devices must be designed to be resistant against sudden shocks, abrasions and crash damage.

5.0 For machines homologated with lower fairing, must be fitted with an integral lower fairing dam (Belly Pan) or separate catch tray which must be constructed and fitted to trap and hold engine oil and coolant with a capacity of not less than, four strokes =3.5 litres or two strokes =2.5 litres with no less than 2x25mm holes (1 front 1 rear) which will be fitted with rubber grommets that may be removed in wet conditions.