The Adelaide 3 Hour Race
24-26 November 2017
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Go to website: http://adelaide3hour.com/
First run in 2010, the Adelaide 3 Hour is a relay race for teams.
The race has a Le Mans start where riders have to sprint across the track to get to their waiting bikes. Over the next 3 hours, teams will complete up to 150 laps (380Kms) of the Mallala circuit.
Once considered a reliability test for bikes, distance racing is now more a test of the riders endurance to stay focused and maintain lap times. And the warm weather at this time of year doesn’t help.
The 3 Hour race starts at approx 1pm on Sunday with practice sessions and support events in the morning.
Saturday is a full day of racing for all the usual Classes and most 3 Hour riders will compete as part of their preparation. Two distance events with Le Mans starts are also held on Saturday; the Mallala 75Km for Supersport/Superbikes and the Mallala 50Km for other classes.
2017 will also host the final round of the Australian GP Junior Championships.
The 3 Hour Rules:
- The race is open to 4 stroke motorcycles:
– up to 1200cc for 2 or 3 cylinder engines
– up to 1000cc for 4 cylinder engines.
- Each team can enter up to 3 riders and up to 3 bikes. Any combination is allowed.
- Teams can only send out one rider at a time. Riders swap over in the Pit Lane.
- Any rider can ride any bike and it is up to the team how long each rider stays on the track.
- Bikes will display a 2 digit team number The letters A, B or C on the bike or helmet will designate the different riders.
- Bikes can only refuel in Pit Lane if they are using Ballard Tuff Jugs. Otherwise, bikes must leave the Pit Lane and refuel in the paddock area.
As well as receiving individual trophies and prizemoney, the outright 1st team will also have their names engraved on the Auldana Foundations Perpetual Trophy.
Click on posters from previous years to see them in full screen.
The Phoenix Motorcycle Club of South Australia