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Cemetery Circuit Races: Event Schedule

With just a few days till competition begins on the famous Wanganui based Cemetery Circuit, anticipation is building ahead of what’s set to be a truly enthralling day of race action on Boxing Day.

21 races are scheduled to take place on 26th December, including the feature ten lap Robert Holden Memorial race.

Leading New Zealand roads talents set to battle it out for victories on Thursday include Scott Moir, Sloan Frost, Daniel Mettam, Mitch Rees and brother, new Ashcourt Racing signing Damon Rees.

Lots of attention will also be placed upon Suzuki Tri Series class leaders which include Alastair Hoogenboezem (Superbike), Richard Markham Barrett (Formula 3) and Barry Smith/Stu Dawe (Formula 1 Sidecars).

Photo by Craig Dawson

The full provisional practice, qualifying, race schedule for the 2020 Cemetery Circuit Races is as follows.

Practice: 3 Lap sessions

Local time

07:20 AM Newcomers
07:35 AM Pre 89 Classics
07:50 AM Supersport 300
08:05 AM Formula Sport/Bears
08:20 AM Formula 2 Supersport
08:35 AM Supermoto
08:50 AM F1 Superbike
09:05 AM Formula 3
09:20 AM Modern Sidecars
09:35 AM Gixxer 150
09:50 AM Pre 82 Sidecar Classics

Qualifying: 3 Lap sessions

Local time

10:05 AM Pre 89 Classics
10:20 AM Supersport 300
10:35 AM Formula Sport/Bears
10:50 AM Formula 2 Supersport
11:05 AM Supermoto
11:20 AM F1 Superbike
11:35 AM Formula 3
11:50 AM Modern Sidecars
12:05 PM Gixxer 150
12:20 PM Pre 82 Sidecar Classics

Races:

Local time

12:35 PM Pre 89 Classics Race 1 8 Laps
12:50 PM Supersport 300 Race 1 8 Laps
1:05 PM Formula Sport/Bears Race 1 8 Laps
1:20 PM Formula 2 Supersport Race 1 8 Laps
1:35 PM Supermoto Race 1 8 Laps
1:50 PM Formula 1 Superbike Race 1 8 Laps
2:05 PM Formula 3 Race 1 8 Laps
2:20 PM Modern Sidecars Race 1 8 Laps
2:35 PM Gixxer 150 Race 1 6 Laps
2:50 PM Pre 82 Sidecar Classics Race 1 8 Laps
3:05 PM Pre 89 Classics Race 2 8 Laps
3:20 PM Supersport 300 Race 2 8 Laps
3:35 PM Formula Sport/Bears Race 2 8 Laps
3:50 PM Formula 2 Supersport Race 2 8 Laps
4:05 PM Supermoto Race 2 8 Laps
4:20 PM Formula 1 Superbike Race 2 8 Laps
4:35 PM Formula 3 Race 2 8 Laps
4:50 PM Robert Holden Memorial Feature Race 10 Laps
5:05 PM Modern Sidecars Race 2 8 Laps
5:20 PM Gixxer 150 Race 2 6 Laps
5:35 PM Pre 82 Sidecar Classics Race 2 8 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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