This is a fun road bike criterium event aimed at introducing road cyclists to the world of criterium racing and the Track environment. The batch format makes provision for all age categories from Nippers to Masters. Tuck shop will be open for cold drinks or warm coffee, and a braai fire will be provided at lunch time. Bring your camping chair and picnic basket or skottle braai.

  • Three events:
    • Sunday 23rd June 2019
    • Sunday 28th July 2019
    • Sunday 1st September 2019
  • Program:
    • 09h15-10h00
      Basic intro to riding on a velodrome in the form of a briefing and “test”ride
    • 10h00 – 10h45
      Warm up and registration
    • 11h00
      Racing to start (plan to be done by 13h30).
  • Racing format:
    • 3 Mixed Batches depending on the number of entries. HNP Track batching Guidelines to be used.
    • 2 Races per Batch.
      • 10.45 Race and track safety briefing.
      • Race 1 Starts 11am
        • C Batch 10 Mins +1 Lap (est 6km)
        • B batch 15 mins +1 Lap (est 10km)
        • A Batch 20 mins +1 Lap (est 15km)
      • Race 2 Start 12 pm
        • C Batch 15 Mins + 1 Lap (est 9km)
        • B Batch 25 Mins +1 Lap (est 15km)
        • A Batch 30 mins +1 lap (est 25km)
    • At the discretion of the Commissaire on duty, riders may be moved up or down a category, dependant on their skill/strength/capability.

There will be no league points standing or prize giving after the event as essentially, this is a fun, Club event aimed at introducing road cyclists to criterium racing as well as the track environment.

Hector Norris Track Events are CSA sanctioned. Medic on duty
Riders to be CSA registered
Enter on the Day: R60 per rider Gate Entry-R10 Per Adult and R5 Per Youth (Cyclists also pay gate entry)
Race Organiser: Robbie Maartens (082 804 5913) Email-