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Triumph Classic Festival


Fri 7 Feb 2014, 12:30pm–5:00pm

Where: Hampton Downs Motor Sport Park, Hampton Downs Road, Te Kauwhata, North Waikato

Restrictions: All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • Adult Friday: $10.00
  • Adult Saturday: $25.00
  • Adult Sunday: $25.00
  • 3 Day Adult Pass: $40.00
  • 3 Day Adult Camping Pass: $60.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Beezarob

The 35th annual classic racing Festival hosted by the NZ Classic Racing Register returns to Hampton Downs Feb 7-8-9th. Sponsored by Triumph NZ there will again be organised demr rides through the weekend, and this time there are also MV Agusta, Aprilia and Moto Guzzi machines to enjoy for those looking to current or future purchases.

Over 250 racers are entered on a range of machines from a 1930 Brough Superior through to the Pre '89 Japanese multis. During the lunch breaks on Sat and Sunday there will be a 'Cavalcade of Motorcycle History.' lead by Hugh Anderson & Graeme Crosby on a pair of Manx Nortons with 30 other machines that have racing history on the IoM or in NZ Championships. The machines will represent the type of bikes that the Classic Register was formed for 36 years ago.

In addition to a range of trade stalls selling motorcycle gear, race tyres, helmets, t'shirts, books and parts there is another 30 machines on display in the Pavilion. including an Indian Board Track Racer, Graeme Crosbys Moriwaki Kawasaki plus a Works Honda 4 cyclinder racer from 1963, and RC173 350cc - 4.

There are over 40 races from Pre-War, 250, 350, 500 and Open Classic plus Classic sidecars, plus the all in Junior Pre 89 class and a Senior Pre '89 class. Unfortunately Bruce Anstey has had to cancel his trip to NZ as our guest due to ill health. Double Isle of man TT winner Cam Donald has stepped in to ride the McIntosh Manx Norton and McIntosh Suzuki. In addition to 300 racebikes over 500 road machines will be parked in the pits as well, an impressive sight. This is one weekend to not miss!

Friday is practice day. Saturday morning starts at 9am with practice/qualifying and racing after lunch running through till 4,30/5pm. Sunday action finished at 3.30pm with prizegiving. Sunday races start at 9am. (this site wont let me add all the days???