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ROCKINGHAM – RD 9: 18/3/17

Rockingham Riders Guide

The Aluminia Circuit in East Rockingham is a new edition for the 2017/2018 Ring Summer Criterium Series. Like the previous Rockingham course riders know and loved in Smeaton Way the circuit is an open course with wide sweeping corners, similar to the Gnangara circuit.

All up the 1.9 km’s has little undulation, with a perfectly fast hot-mix surface which will see some scorching times set.

The long 300 meter finishing straight provides ample spectator points for the thrilling final kick for racers and they vie for the top step on the podium.

Event Program

6.45am          Registration opens, closes 15 minutes before each grade

7.00am          New Racer session (20 Min)

7.10am           U13 Mixed grade

7.30am          D grade and E Grade men – U15’s

8.00am          C/D Grade women – U15’s   

8.00am          B Grade women

8.35am           C Grade men

8.45 am          Presentations – previous events

9.10am           B Grade men

10.05am         Little Critters – 15 mins

10.20am         A Grade women

10.25am         Presentations – previous events

11.00am         A Grade men

11.55am          Presentations

Important Locations

Parking: Parking available on Patterson Road.

Toilets: Located near the corner of Zirconia drive and Alumina road  

Rego Desk: Located on the right of Alumina road

Coffee: Next to the rego desk

Ambulance: On Alumina road, near the last turn of the course.

Address: 4 Alumina Road, Rockingham

Individual points awarded for a Standard Round.

1st 20

2nd 18

3rd 16

4th 14

5th 12

6th 10

7th 8

8th 6

9th 4

10th 2

Club Points system

Riders receive points towards the Ring Club Award – Standard and Super Crit rounds will be awarded the same points.

1st 5

2nd 4

3rd 3

4th 2

5th 1

Per grade and gender, all added together per round to the clubs tally.

Each grade will follow the below program:

A Men 50min +2

A Women 40 +2 

B Men 40 +2  

B Women 30 +2

C Men 30 +2

C Women 25 +2

D Men 25 +2

D Women 20 + 2

E 20+2 

Under 13’s 15 + 2

New Racer – Coached 20 minutes

Little Critters Under 11’s 2 laps and Bell

Key Contacts

Event/Race Director: Glenn Te Raki 0451 412 809

Chief Commissaire: Ken Wibberley 0416 118 832

Little Critters coordinator: Natalie Commons 0481 528 531

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