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IRRC Hengelo: Qualifying/Race Schedule

The fast, flowing, smooth roads of the Netherlands most famous roads course, the Varsselring, will soon be graced by high powered machines a plenty, as the IRRC fraternity returns to Hengelo.

In total 17 races are scheduled over the two day meeting, which will also mark 52 years since pure road racing first took place at Hengelo.

Photo by Henk Teerink

Alongside modern day IRRC greats such as Danny Webb, 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, which alongside the IRRC Supersport, Superbike encounters, also includes national Supersport/Superbike, two stroke, yesteryear machinery, three wheeling competition, is as follows:

Saturday 11th May:

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

10:40-11:00 AM Belgian Twin Trophy Qualifying Session 1
11:05-11:30 AM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Supersport Qualifying Session 1
11:35-12:00 PM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Superbike 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 IRRC Supersport Qualifying Session 2
1:40-2:05 PM Camathias Cup 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 Belgian Twin Trophy Qualifying Session 2
3:50-4:15 PM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Supersport Qualifying Session 2
4:20-4:45 PM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Superbike Qualifying Session 2
4:50-5:15 PM ONK-BK Sidecars Qualifying Session 2

5:30 PM NK Classics – IHRO Sprint Race 7 Laps
6:00 PM Camathias Cup Race 1 7 Laps

Sunday 12th May:

09:00 AM Two Stroke Warm Up Session
09:25 AM Belgian Twin Trophy Race 1 9 Laps
10:00 AM IRRC Supersport Race 1 9 Laps
10:30 AM ONK-BK Sidecars Race 1 9 Laps
11:05 AM IRRC Superbike Race 1 9 Laps

11:50 AM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Supersport Race 1 9 Laps
12:25 PM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Superbike Race 1 9 Laps
1:00 PM Two Strokes Race 9 Laps
1:30 PM NK Classics – IHRO Race 2 9 Laps
2:05 PM IRRC Supersport Race 2 9 Laps

2:50 PM Camathias Cup Race 2 7 Laps
3:25 PM IRRC Superbike Race 2 9 Laps
3:55 PM Belgian Twin Trophy Race 2 9 Laps
4:30 PM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Supersport Race 2 9 Laps
5:05 PM BeNeLux Trophy – BK Superbike Race 2 9 Laps
5:35 PM ONK-BK Sidecars Race 2 9 Laps

Words by Stevie Rial

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