Road Racing News

Cemetery Circuit Races: Practice/Race 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 captivating day of race action on Boxing Day.

19 races are scheduled to take place in five days time, including the feature ten lap Robert Holden feature race.

With event legend Tony Rees a confirmed non starter due to a hand injury sustained at Manfield, Suzuki Tri Series front runners Scott Moir, Daniel Mettam, Mitch Rees, Hayden Fitzgerald and Sloan Frost are anticipated to all contend for premier race honours.

Photo by Terry Stevenson

Lots of attention will also be placed upon meeting newcomers Conor Cummins and Lee Johnston, who’s progress around the narrow, tight Cemetery Circuit, will be monitored closely by many.

The full provisional practice/race schedule, for the 2018 Cemetery Circuit Races are as follows.

Local Time:

07:30-11:30 AM Practice – all classes
11:30 AM Pre 89 Junior/Senior Classics Race 1
11:50 AM Formula Sport/Bears Race 1
12:05 PM Supersport Race 1
12:20 PM Gixxer Cup 150 Race 1
12:35 PM Super Moto Race 1
12:50 PM F1 Superbike Race 1
1:05 PM Formula 3 Race 1
1:20 PM F1 Sidecars Race 1
1:35 PM Pre 82 Classic Sidecars Race 1
1:50 PM Pre 89 Junior/Senior Classics Race 2
2:15 PM Formula Sport/Bears Race 2
2:30 PM Supersport Race 2
2:45 PM Super Moto Race 2
3:00 PM F1 Superbike Race 2
3:15 PM Formula 3 Race 2
3:30 PM Gixxer 150 Cup Race 2
3:50 PM Robert Holden Feature Race
4:05 PM F1 Sidecars Race 2
4:30 PM Pre 82 Classic Sidecars Race 2

Words by Stevie Rial

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