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West Coast 1/4 Mile Timed Sprints

The Greymouth Motorcycle Street Races are proud to present the all-new West Coast 1/4 Mile Timed Sprints event, Saturday 21st Oct, 2017 @ The Greymouth Aerodrome, from 9am. FREE for spectators, great viewing from around the aerodrome, especially from the beach side of the aerodrome. Please note due to safety requirements only competitors will be allowed onto the aerodrome grounds.


Location: Greymouth Aerodrome, Aerodrome Road Greymouth

Date: Saturday 21st of October 2017 – 9am until 1pm

MNZ permit number: 17042

Club: Greymouth Motorcycle Street Race Committee Incorporated

Clerk of the course: Dave McNoe  

MNZ Steward: Brad Stenhouse  

Race Day Secretary: TBA                                   

Machine Examiner: TBA

Starter: TBA


Event Description

The event is open to all MNZ Licence holders and holders of a current NZTA motorcycle licence. NZTA Licence holders can only compete with the additional purchase of a one event day licence and club membership. The event will be run under the guidance and permit of Motorcycling New Zealand and will comply with the Manual of Motorcycle sport where applicable. Supplementary rules will be provided for specific machine and competitor requirements. Timing will be recorded with electronic or similar timing equipment.


Entry Fees:

MNZ Licence holders: $30

Non MNZ Licence holders: $50


GMSR Club Membership

MNZ Day Licence

Additional Entry Fee


Prizes: None


A safety briefing will be given to competitors at approximately 9am as a group with individual briefings given by the race day secretary to competitors who enter the event after the initial briefing.


Supplementary Regulations


Machine Requirements

Open to all Motorcycles (excludes 4 wheelers and trikes)

Engine configuration and capacity is open

All machines must pass a basic check as per the machine examiners check sheet

All machines must be in good mechanical condition as determined by the machine examiner.


Tyres - open but must be of acceptable tread depth, treaded tyres must be used if declared wet

Brakes - a functioning front and rear brake is required

Fuel – Pump Fuel only – No Alcohol fuelled machines permitted

Exhaust – must be securely fixed and meet the sound levels outlined in the MOMS

Quick Shifters may be used


In the interest of safety, the organisers reserve the right to refuse any machine considered unsuitable or unsafe for the event.


Riding Gear

Helmet – must be an approved type and meet appropriate standards

Riding gear, gloves, boots – Must be of leather construction and in good condition

A back protector meeting the requirements of rule 8.1b of the manual of motorcycle sport is required for all competitors and must be fitted correctly under riding gear.


Competitor conduct

No Alcohol on the aerodrome property

No Smoking on the aerodrome property

No Animals on the aerodrome property

Absolutely no wheel stands or burnouts – The club recognize that wheel stands will occur under the power of acceleration however show boating on the timed run or return run will not be tolerated. Any burn outs on the runway will result in immediate removal from the event and the Greymouth Motorcycle Street Race.