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Auckland Motorcycle Club: Coming down to the wire

12 March, 2014

Auckland Motorcycle Club: Coming down to the wire

Round Five of the Auckland Motorcycle Club Series is on this coming Sunday, and all eyes are on the weather forecast with reports of a tropical low moving south, carrying with it the possibility of a wet and windy day in store. It’s a potential further challenge facing competitors in the penultimate Round of the very popular Auckland Club Series.

A number of class points stand delicately poised, and with just the final Round to follow on April 6th, any mistake could have dire consequences for those aspiring to a Series title.

Jaden Hassan stormed back into contention in Formula Auckland at Round Four; whilst in F2 Toby Summers will have conflicting priorities. Currently leading the F2 National Championship - which resumes just a week later at Taupo - Daniel Mettam will have all his attention on Sunday, as he looks to claw back the 24 point deficit in F2 in the Club Series.

Similarly affected; Doug Stockwell and Gavin Veltmeyer – competing nationally in ProTwin 650 and Superlite respectively.

The Hyosung Cup continues its wheel-to-wheel action, and the full complement of supporting classes will fill out a busy day of motorcycle road-racing.

Points: Formula Auckland (F1)
162: John Houben
150: Jaden Hassan
111: Matt Drayson

Points: F2
243: Toby Summers
219: Daniel Mettam
126: Nathanael Diprose

Points: Superlite (F3)
188: Doug Stockwell
184: Gavin Veltmeyer
103: Neil Martin

Round Five of the Club Series is again at Hampton Downs, with practice starting at 8:30, and racing commencing at 11:00.

Spectators: Adult $12, AMCC Member $10 (with membership card), Family Pass $25 (2 adults & 2 children), additional child $5 each, under 12 free if accompanied.
On-site catering will be present.

The 2013-2014 Series is being organised and promoted by the Auckland Motorcycle Club, who would like to acknowledge the support of Red Baron Motorcycles, Motomail, and Bikesport Ltd.

CALENDAR – 2013-2014 AMCC Club Series
Rd 1: Hampton Downs - 22 Sep, 2013
Rd 2: Hampton Downs - 12 Oct, 2013
Rd 3: Hampton Downs - 01 Dec, 2013
Rd 4: Hampton Downs - 01 Mar, 2014
Rd 5: Hampton Downs - 16 Mar, 2014
Rd 6: Hampton Downs - 06 Apr, 2014

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