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RIR Dirt Track Super Series Round 1 2021
24 January 2021

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Entries close at 11:59pm 22nd January, 2021

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Our COVID-19 Plan

Covid Safery Plan: Wash your hands - Social Distancing- Contact Tracing. 

Wash your hands

The RIR Toilet is equipped with cold water tap with soap and hand towels provided. Signage is on the toilet regarding hand washing recommendations.

Hand sanitiser is at the entry point of the drivers stand and also in the timing hut. 

Pit area.

The pit area is large enough to have vehicles around the perimeter. Power is available all around the pitting area via extention cables and multiboxes.

Contract Tracing

Spectators or family members that are at the event will be required to sign in at the timing shed on arrival.


Event information


21 Raukawa Road, RD10


Leave Palmerston North via Napier Road, Heading towards Ashhurst.

Raukawa Road is on your right Approximately 8km from the 100kph sign.

You will see a RC styled Road sign on your left, go past this another 50m and turn left onto Innerwell Lane. In another 50 metres you will see the Raukawa International Sign, turn left into drive and then quick right out to the track. 


There is ample onsite parking. We recommend you park on the track perimeter, with the row closest to the track being no closer than 3m for pedestrian movements. 

Power is available on site, there are 3 access points. 1 is beside the timing shed, the next is behind Mt Raukawa and the third is on the workshop 


Spectators entry is free and encouraged.  Specatators can also drive into the park, and go through to the second paddock to park. Please be careful of cars racing and listen to marshalls at the entry for safe passage.


24 January 2021


Gates and track open at 7.30am

Any late registrations are required to be in by 8.15 at the latest. Track closes at 8.45am. Heats will be posted.

8.50 Welcome

9.05 Juniors first race

We bid 2020 good riddance and welcome 2021 in with open arms and simply hope that we can get soem great racing done this season. 

Event Information

Welcome to Raukawa International Raceway, - the best International rc track in Ashhurst. We pride ourselves on making sure you and your team have a great day racing. With our workshop and store on site, we will do our very best to ensure that once you start racing, you will be able to finish your day with us.

We run our own unique designed race formats, and as winter closes, we will run 3 rounds instead of our normal 4.  Should our entry numbers be greater than 10 per heat, you will need to marble draw your heat at the end of the drivers welcome. Race 1 is a marble draw. Race 2 start is reverse of finish order of Race 1. In the case of more than 1 heat, all results are merged and heats arranged in fastest to slowest in grids of 10. Race 3 is points earned from R1&R2 combined, with the lowest point scorer on pole, and numerically back. Again in classes with multiple heats, point, lowest to 10th in heat 1 and so on. 

Entry Details

We close online entry on Saturday at 4pm. It is appreciated by the organiser if you can enter well before this, but understand the sometime life just isnt that easy. We do accept entry on the day for our local drivers but we do have a late fee. For out of town visitors, if you can message/text Julian if it is a last minute visit and we will get you entered at standard fees. 

Classes Offered

We offer the following classes on all our race days. 

Juniors, 17.5T 2WD Buggy, 17.5T 4WD Buggy, Stadium Truck, Short Course Truck, Modified Buggy, Juniors 2 (a second race in the round for juniors with a single car) Novice Buggy, 1:8 E-Buggy. 

Control Tyres

In all classes we recommend JConcept Goosebumps or JConcept Sprinters.

We have stocks of tires on site.

It is not a requirement, and we are aware that othe tires do work better in some circumstances, but this is our preference and will be the tire(s) we use in the 2021 NZRCA National Championship

Contact Information

Julian Hardy

0274 434343

Payment Instructions

Race fees are fixed at $25 Adult, $30 family, $10 Junior regardless of number of classes you enter.

Once you have entered, you may pay your entry fee in the following ways:

EFTPOS available on site 



Practise is available to all drivers from when gates open to 8.45am.


Facility Rules:

RIR is a smokefree facility. Smoking and vaping must be done on the driveway beside the stock pens.

Covered shoes must be worn when at the facility. The track is in a paddock, there maybe hazards in the ground.

Please takeway all rubbish please.

We are a member club of the NZRCA. As such the technical and sporting rules that are set for our sport are respected. As this is a club meeting and our race formats and classes are unique to RIR, these are used as a guideline only, and we encourage you to ask questions if you are concerned - we are here to help and encourage participation at all levels. 

Lap Timing

Lap timing is done via AMB using protocol 4.4 which allows the use of non-AMB units such as MRT to be read. 


Marshalling is a requirement of all drivers to ensure the meeting runs smoothly. 

You must marshal the race after your race. Finish your race and put your car back in your pit area and return to the track immediately to a marked marshal point. 

All efforts will be made to not have back to back races but sometimes this is unable to be achieved. 

We appreciate parents marshalling the Junior races.

No junior is to marshall the 1:8 EBuggy races for safety reasons.


Mowen grass pit area, 240V Power, air compressor. Bring your own tables, chairs, ezups. Ezups must be pegged - this is the Manawatu afterall.


No food or drink is on site. Ashhurst village is approx 5 minutes up the road, and has fast food, cafe and diaries to meet your requirements.

All rubbish brought to the track needs to be picked up and taken away. A single rubbish bin will be behind the drivers stand.


We will advise on our facebook page any updates.

Should this also be wet, the event will be cancelled.

Alternative Venue

If weather is very bad, we will cancel and may run workshops to help you maintain and upgrade your cars.

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Name Sponsors Paid

O - Juniors

O - 17.5 2WD Buggy

O - Short Course Trucks

O - Modified Buggy

O - Juniors2

O - Novice

O - E-Buggy

O - Vintage 540

O - 17.5 4WD Buggy

O - Stadium Trucks

Danny Hoeta Nana
Andy Seay
Rows. Campbell
chris Gormanly RIR
Jacob Gormanly RIR
Sam Heald
Paul Rea Rea Racing Team
Jake Mckenzie
Lyall Brown
Brent Fulford
Ben England

Entries by class

O - Juniors (3)

Danny Hoeta551347
Jacob Gormanly7614499
Ben England

O - 17.5 2WD Buggy (3)

Andy Seay4191260
Rows. Campbell3254484
chris Gormanly3435946

O - Short Course Trucks (6)

Andy Seay4191260
Sam Heald6149977
Paul Rea8056161
Jake Mckenzie5760710
Lyall Brown2367667
Brent Fulford 9795910

O - Modified Buggy (1)

chris Gormanly8185805

O - Juniors2 (0)

O - Novice (5)

Danny Hoeta551347
Andy Seay4191260
Jacob Gormanly7614499
Paul Rea3335587
Brent Fulford 9972094

O - E-Buggy (1)

chris Gormanly2836420

O - Vintage 540 (1)

Lyall Brown5551247

O - 17.5 4WD Buggy (1)

Lyall Brown3778756

O - Stadium Trucks (0)

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