Terms & conditions

General

WARNING: Motor racing is dangerous and persons attending this meeting do so entirely at their own risk. It is a condition of admission that all persons having any connection with the promotion and/or organisation and/or conduct of the meeting including the owners of the land and drivers and owners of the vehicles are absolved from any liability arising out of any accidents howsoever caused resulting in damage and/or personal injury to spectators.

  • Tickets are not transferable to another event.
  • Tickets are non-refundable even if the event is cancelled. Once tickets have been purchased, this order cannot be cancelled. Tickets are only refundable in cases of unforeseen circumstances and will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
  • The organisers are not obliged to replace lost or stolen tickets.
  • The organisers reserve the right with reasonable cause, to refuse admission or remove any person from the event.
  • The organisers take no responsibility for unaccompanied children under the age of 15 and reserve the right to refuse admission to unaccompanied children.
  • The organisers reserve the right to make changes to the event programme at any time.
  • While within the event area, patrons must not distribute any printed material without prior consent or behave in an indecent manner.
  • I understand that I am attending this event at my own risk which includes loss to personal property.
  • Any person who is deemed as intoxicated prior to entering the event will be refused entry.
  • I am obliged to follow the instructions of Burt Munro Challenge Officials, Volunteers, Support Staff and Emergency Services while at the event.
  • I understand that by entering any of the Burt Munro Challenge Events or the Burt Munro Rally, I (or any children under the age of 15 in my care) may be filmed, photographed or taped and this may be used in future promotional materials the Burt Munro Challenge produces. It is deemed that a person by entering the event consents to the Burt Munro Challenge or third parties appointed by the festival for photographing, filming or taping. The Burt Munro Challenge or third parties appointed by the event organisers can broadcast, publish, licence and use any photographs, film, recordings or images without compensation. The Burt Munro Challenge, third parties and anyone acquiring from them a right to use the material are not liable to the subject for its use in any way.
  • For any ticket related queries please contact the Invercargill i-SITE by phoning 03 211 0895.

Rules & Regulations: Hill Climb; Super-X; Beach Races; Teretonga Circuit Races; Street Races

I have read and understood the Supplementary Regulations for this competition and agree to be bound by them and the Manual of Motorcycle Sport of Motorcycling New Zealand Inc. together with the terms of the Indemnification as hereunder, and the requirements of the Noise Restrictions as listed. I indemnify Southland Motorcycle Club Inc, Motorcycling New Zealand Inc., Local Bodies and Landowner, their agents and all Officials against any claims arising from my attendance at this meeting.

I forego any confidentiality of my records of attendance at this event to Official Organisations involved and concerned with the operations and safety of the event. I further consent to the details contained on this form being used for the purpose of the promotion and benefit of the Race Meeting concerned.

I hereby declare that the details I have written on this entry form are complete and correct.

HILL CLIMB: Additional Points to Note

  • All competitors must hold a current MNZ Championship license. NO DAY LICENCES. Do not send in your entry form without your MNZ licence number.
  • ONE RIDER, ONE BIKE PLEASE (apologies for any inconvenience caused).
  • Non MOM classes will be in accordance with the following supplementary regulations.
  • The timing of all Hill Climb Championships will be by electric or similar timing equipment.
  • All entrants will have a minimum of two practice runs before the start of competition followed by a maximum of three official timed runs in each class entered.
  • Competitors must nominate the class entered before the run is timed.
  • Two practice runs shall be deemed sufficient if more than one class is entered on the same machine.
  • A rider’s fastest timed run on the day will only count towards the class nominated before the run.
  • Please present your machine in a clean, tidy, and safe condition.
  • The organisers reserve the right to accept an entry and to manage the classes and race order as may be required due to time available and entries received.
  • Classes are restricted to 20 riders in each class.
  • Bluff Hill Climb organisers reserve the right to issue temporary numbers to avoid duplication. Competitors will be advised of any such change to their racing number along with their application acceptance by 25 January 2018.
  • PLEASE ENSURE YOUR BIKE HAS CLEAR READABLE NUMBERS.
  • The Bluff Hill Climb will be restricted to the first 100 registrations.

DRAG RACING: Additional Points to Note

  • Drag racing to be conducted under NZDRA rules.
  • Street bikes must have a current WOF.
  • Bracket racing format will be employed.
  • Machine inspection is required for all bikes.
  • Riders under 10 seconds require one piece or zip together two piece leathers and back protectors.
  • All riders require full safety gear.
  • Should a meeting or part of a meeting be cancelled, any entry refunds will be made at the sole discretions of the organisers. The organisers reserve the right to alter the meeting format as deemed necessary.
  • There will be demonstrations of interest during the course of the event.

BEACH RACES: Additional Points to Note

  • This event will be run under MNZ beach racing rules and the following supplementary regulations.
  • All Classes will conform to MNZ rules.
  • Non MOM classes will be in accordance with the following supplementary regulations.
  • Acceptance of entry will be posted to you; included with this will be sign in, scrutineering and other relevant information pertaining to this event.
  • All competitors must hold a current MNZ Competition license. NO DAY LICENCES. Do not send in your entry form without your MNZ licence number.
  • Please present your machine in a clean tidy and safe condition.
  • The organisers reserve the right to except an entry and to manage the classes and race order as may be required due to time available and entries received.
  • All races will have ½ mile straights and be run in an anticlockwise direction.
  • Races will be started and finished by the drop of a flag.
  • There may be restrictions to race entry numbers in some classes, entries therefore will be on a first entered – first in basis.
  • There will a specified competitors parking area where you will also be able to tend to your bikes. Within this area will be several refuelling stations where you must fuel your bikes. This is a requirement of resource consent and the only place you are permitted to refuel your machine.
  • PLEASE ENSURE YOUR BIKE HAS CLEAR READABLE NUMBERS.

TERETONGA: Additional Points to Note

  • There will be two sprint races for all classes; some classes may be combined depending on entries at the close off date. Sashes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each race.
  • We have practice available on Friday 9th February at Teretonga Raceway from 10.00 am to 4.00 pm. The cost will be $60 per rider.
  • If you are able to attend practice on the Friday you can take the opportunity to sign in for Saturday’s races as time is of the essence in Saturday’s programme.
  • Race order etc will be in the race programme available at sign in.
  • Non MOM classes will be in accordance with the following supplementary regulations.
  • Machines presented for examination must be presented in a clean and tidy condition. 

SPEEDWAY: Additional Points to Note

  • The event will be run according to the Speedway New Zealand Rule Book.
  • All Riders and Swingers must hold current SNZ Inc licences and all vehicles must comply with the current Speedway New Zealand Rule Book and supplementary regulations.
  • Oreti Park Speedway reserves the right to issue temporary numbers to avoid duplication. Competitors will be advised of any such change to their racing number along with their application acceptance by 25th January 2018.
  • It is a condition of entry that competing bikes arrive at vehicle checking displaying the number allocated to them and that the numbers comply with the rules of Speedway New Zealand Inc (no cardboard/paper numbers etc).
  • Oreti Park Speedway reserves the right to alter the format and closing date after consultation with officials if deemed necessary.
  • Sponsor transfers may be affixed to each bike.
  • Noise level of 95dba will be enforced and smoking is prohibited in the pit and dummy grid areas at all times.
  • In the event that you have forwarded an entry form and you discover that you cannot attend, you must notify Oreti Park Speedway of your inability to honour this contract in advance.
  • Alcoholic beverages will not be consumed in the pits until the end of the final race of the night’s programme. Smoking is not permitted in the pits.
  • VEHICLE CHECKING – Vehicle checking will be held at the track between 12pm and 2pm on Saturday 10th February 2018.
  • There may be restrictions to race entry numbers so please get your entry in early to avoid disappointment.
  • FORMAT – A repecharge format with at least 3 rides for all competitors, subject to entry numbers and to comply with SNZ rules.
  • PRIZES – There will be a trophy and sash awarded for those who finish in 1st, 2nd or 3rd overall. The prize giving will take place immediately after the final results are confirmed.
  • TRACK – SIZE: length 408 m, straights 15 m, corners 25 m  SURFACE: lime, crusher dust and saw dust.
  • RAIN OUT – Should the event be “rained out”, the meeting will be run the next most opportune day and time.

STREET RACES: Additional Points to Note

  • The event will be run under MNZ General Road Racing Rules and these Supplementary Regulations.
  • All classes will conform to MNZ rules.
  • Non MOM classes will be in accordance with the following supplementary regulations.
  • Acceptance of entry will be posted to you, included with this will be times for sign in, scrutineering and all other relevant information needed for this event.
  • All competitors must provide a valid MNZ Championship licence and Club membership card at sign in. Failure to produce these items will result in exclusion from the meeting. Proof of having entered three events in the previous 12 months is required to participate in a street race.
  • Machines presented for examination must be presented in a clean and tidy condition. Refer MNZ rule book. Tethered Kill switches must be fitted for the Street Race.
  • The organisers reserve the right to manage the classes and race order as may be required due to entries received.
  • In the event that competitors are entering more than one machine in different classes, they should endeavour to have helpers ensuring their second machine is ready on the dummy grid for them in the event that one race follows another.
  • Extended street closure times means three races per class. 
  • The winner of all classes will receive magnificent keepsake trophies and sashes for the first three placegetters in each class. Presentation of trophies and sashes will be held at Elmwood Garden behind the Avenal Tavern at the conclusion of racing.
  • All machines are to be effectively silenced so as not to exceed 90dBA “ride by” measured by the official meter mounted 30 metres from the track centre line, at the position on the circuit nominated by the steward. Machines registering readings consistently in excess of this limit will be brought to the attention of officials and the rider will be warned that this has occurred and instructed to rectify the situation. For the second and subsequent infringements, the machine/rider will be Black Flagged from the practice or race without further warning. 
  • Smoking is prohibited in the pit and dummy grid areas at all times.
  • No dogs allowed.
  • Pit area parking and setup must be adjacent the footpath. The pit road must remain clear for emergency vehicle access. 

NON MOM CLASS INFORMATION

F1& F2 Regulations

F1 and 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.

F1 Capacity Groups

  • 601-1300cc maximum displacement, 4-8 cylinders, 4-stroke.
  • 680-1300 cc 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.

F2 Capacity Groups

  • 401-600cc 4 cylinders, 4-stroke.
  • 451-675 cc 3 cylinders, 4-stroke.
  • 651-750cc twin cylinder four stroke.
  • 261-351cc competition based 2-stroke.
  • 401-490cc production based 2-stroke.

Number Plate Colours and Placement

  • Refer to Motorcycling New Zealand Inc. Manual of Motorcycle Sport (F1 will be as per Superbike, F2 as per Supersport).
  • Refer 10.21b of Motorcycling New Zealand Inc. Manual of Motorcycle Sport.

Machine Specifications (general)

  • All machines must comply with the relevant Motorcycling New Zealand Inc. Manual of Motorcycle Sport Rules such as Chapter 10.
  • Machines with re-bored cylinders must remain within the appropriate capacity limit.
  • Be fitted with clip-on or road style handlebars. No MX, Motard, Enduro or trail/dual-purpose style of handle bars will be allowed.

Engine Specifications

  • Any aftermarket or race piston and ring set may be fitted provided the cylinder remains within the capacity limit.
  • The original carburetor/fuel injection may be replaced by any brand or type.
  • No surcharging unless OEM.
  • No nitrous or other performance enhancing add ons of this type.
  • No oval piston engines.

Modifications Permitted

  • Provided all the previous requirements are met and the machine complies with the relevant General Competition Rules, all other items are unrestricted.

F3 Regulations

  • Refer to Chapter 10 & Superlite Rules in Appendix B of the Motorcycling New Zealand Inc. Manual of Motorcyle Sport.

AHRMA Class C refer AHRMA Rule 10.4.1

BEARS Regulations

  • Motorcycles must be of British, European, or American design with an engine and chassis of non-Asian design or manufacture.
  • ALCOHOL FUEL. BEARS 4 stroke machines may use alcohol fuel. Any machine using alcohol fuel must display “Dangerous Goods” or other appropriate stickers which clearly indicate its use, on the machine in a prominent place.
  • The onus is on the riders to familiarise themselves with the MNZ regulations concerning machine preparation and safety equipment. If in doubt contact any MNZ affiliated club or your local Regional Co-ordinator.

Machine eligibility for any class is at the discretion of the race committee. Ensure your machine complies with class rules.

BEARS Formula One

  • Purpose built race bikes and technically advanced production sport bikes. Open capacity, fuel and tyres.

BEARS Junior

  • Purpose built race bikes of: Four stroke, 0-750cc multi cyl Max. 2 valves per cyclinder air cooled – pump fuel, open tyres. 0-open single cyl – open fuel, open tyres. Two stroke, 0-350cc multi. 0-600cc singe – pump fuel, open tyres.