NEW ZEALANDS LARGEST MOTORCYCLE SERIES WITH TOP INTERNATIONAL & NZ RIDERS
1St Round 8th/9th December 2018
Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park Lake Taupo
2nd Round 15th/16th December 2018
3rd Round 26 December 2018
Cemetery Circuit (Street Circuit) Wanganui
SPECTATORS10000 + Spectators
RIDERS300 + Riders
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Suzuki Series Round 3: 26 December 2018 CEMETERY CIRCUIT
Cemetery Circuit is a temporary motorcycle street racetrack in downtown Wanganui, New Zealand.
It was named because the track goes through the old town cemetery. The daylong meeting is traditionally held on Boxing Day (26 December) each year and has been running since 1951.
Of international fame, this event captures the hearts and minds of motorcycle enthusiasts everywhere! From Formula 1 to side cars, international and national legends, this street circuit is 1.6 km (one mile) long with eight corners, a railway crossing, an over-bridge and blind S’s through and around the old Whanganui cemetery. This is Whanganui’s top one day event and if you have just a sniff of petrolhead in you, you won’t want to miss this!
‘What else would you do on Boxing Day!’
Suzuki Series Round 2: 15th/16th December 2018 MANFEILD (Chris Amon Park)
Manfeild Circuit Chris Amon’s world-class, 3km main circuit has hosted spectacular racing since opening in 1973, from club events up to full international meetings.
Four-wheeled action has ranged from the New Zealand Grand Prix featuring Formula One-bound stars to national and international championship categories as well as endurance events, truck and transtasman V8 utility racing. Manfeild is also renowned as a world-class venue for motorcycle racing; hosting the Castrol six-hour endurance race series that ran for 15 years and world superbike fixtures that achieved global interest and now the International Suzuki Series.
The design of this superfast layout was overseen by famous Ferrari-associated racer Chris Amon, who grew up locally. The banked corners are a unique feature for a NZ motor-racing circuit and a particular reflection of Amon’s input; he had experienced – and enjoyed – similar gradients on some of Europe’s most historic tracks.
Suzuki Series Round 1: 8th/9th December 2018 BRUCE MCLAREN MOTORSPORT PARK – TAUPO
Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park race track 3.5KM. The circuit was renamed Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park on 26 November 2015, as a tribute to former Formula 1 driver and team owner Bruce McLaren.
Bruce McLaren Motorsport Park features a three-storey pit lane complex featuring 32 pit garages, 8 first floor corporate suites and a race control/corporate/catering complex.
The full circuit has permanent spectator capacity of 25,000 to 30,000 general admission with on-site parking for up to 4,000 cars.
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Cemetery Circuit 2017 as seen on TV3
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