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IRRC Hengelo – Qualifying/Race Schedule

Alongside the start of the 2017 IRRC series, the Varsselring at Hengelo in the Netherlands, this weekend will also host classic Sidecar, Belgium championship Supersport/Superbike encounters plus a two stroke race.

In total 16 races are scheduled over the two day meeting, which will also mark 50 years since pure road racing first took place at Hengelo.

Photo by Robby Repsol

Alongside modern day IRRC greats such as Didier Grams, Sebastien Le Grelle and Marek Cerveny, the famous Varsselring circuit, has also been graced over the years by stars such as Barry Sheene, Jarno Saarinen, Chas Mortimer, Jack Findlay, Anton Mang, Christian Sarron, Graeme Crosby and Jon Ekerold.

The full qualifying/race schedule for this weekend’s meeting at Hengelo, is as follows:

Saturday 6th May:

08:30 – 08:50 AM Newcomers Practice
08:55 – 09:15 AM NK Classics – IHRO Qualifying Session 1
09:20 – 09:40 AM Camathias Cup – Qualifying Session 1
09:45 – 10:05 AM IRRC Supersport – Qualifying Session 1
10:10 – 10:30 AM IRRC Superbike – Qualifying Session 1
10:35 – 10:55 AM Two Strokes – Qualifying Session 1

11:05 – 11:30 AM BeNeCup-BK Supersport Qualifying Session 1
11:35 AM – 12:00 PM BeNeCup-BK Superbikes Qualifying Session 1
12:05 – 12:25 PM ONK BK Sidecars Qualifying Session 1

12:40 – 1:05 PM NK Classics – IHRO Qualifying Session 2
1:10 – 1:35 PM Camathias Cup Qualifying Session 2
1:40 – 2:05 PM IRRC Supersport Qualifying Session 2
2:10 – 2:35 PM IRRC Superbike Qualifying Session 2
2:40 – 3:05 PM Two Strokes Qualifying Session 2

3:20 – 3:45 PM BeNeCup-BK Supersport Qualifying Session 2
3:50 – 4:15 PM BeNeCup-BK Superbikes Qualifying Session 2
4:20 – 4:45 PM ONK BK Sidecars Qualifying Session 2

5:00 PM NK Classics – IHRO Sprint Race
5:30 PM B Race IRRC/Supersport/Superbike Non Qualifiers

Sunday 7th May:

09:05 AM Camathias Cup Race 1 – 7 laps
09:35 AM ONK BK Sidecars Race 1 – 9 laps
10:10 AM IRRC Supersport Race 1 – 9 laps
10:45 AM IRRC Superbike Race 1 – 9 laps

11:20 AM Warm Up Two Strokes
11:55 AM BeNeCup-BK Supersport Race 1 – 9 laps
12:30 PM BeNeCup-BK Superbikes Race 1 – 9 laps
1:00 PM NK Classics – IHRO – 9 laps

2:00 PM Two Strokes – 9 laps
2:35 PM IRRC Supersport Race 2 – 9 laps
3:10 PM IRRC Superbike Race 2 – 9 laps
3:40 PM Camathias Cup Race 2 – 7 laps
4:15 PM BeNeCup-BK Supersport Race 2 – 9 laps
4:50 PM BeNeCup-BK Superbikes Race 2 – 9 laps
5:20 PM ONK BK Sidecars Race 2 – 9 laps

Words by Stevie Rial