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2023 Winger Suzuki HCCC Summer Series

The Winger Suzuki HCCC Summer Series commences on Thursday 19th January and finishes on Thursday 23rd March 2023.  Rider “sign on” is at the club trailer outside the Horsham Downs school. Please sign on at least 10 minutes before your start time.

The series is raced on the Bankier Road course and is split into A, B, C, D, E and Under 15 grades.  Registration opens at 5:15pm.  The first start time for the U15s handicap race is 6:00pm.  Other grades start from 6:15pm.  Races are electronically timed (transponders on front left fork), race bibs must also be worn.

The lap length is 10.5 km.  Under 15’s usually ride one lap and the other grades 2 or 3 laps (depending on day light).  The race finish is on Henderson Road, approximately 300 metres from the Horsham Downs Road corner.  Details for the evening are on a notice board near the trailer.

The Individual Time Trial (ITT) date to be advised will count towards the series points.  To encourage ITT participation points will be allocated separately to both Road bikes and Time Trial bikes.

Nine races in the series count for points.  Series medal presentations will be on the 23rd of March at Horsham Downs after the finish of the evening’s (non-points) race.  The series is supported by Winger Suzuki, 1 The Boulevard, Te Rapa, Hamilton.    https://www.winger.co.nz/

Club racing rules/guidelines are at http://hamiltoncitycycling.co.nz/about-us/

Race fees

Full Series $60                    Online (preferred)/Cash on the day

Single race $10                  Cash on the day

Under 15 $2 per race      Cash on the day


All roads are open to the public.  Always obey the road rules including keeping left. Traffic Management is in place to alert other road users of the cycle race and assist with your safety.  Follow the instruction of marshals.  Respect other road users.  Respect riders you are racing with.  Ride safely.  The use of rear and front lights and bright coloured clothing to increase your visibility is encouraged. Remember have fun!

A guide to Grading

GradeTypical average race speed
A40+ Km/hr