2018 RedAss Downhill race series

In 2018 we will bring you more DH races than ever before: together with the main DH clubs in NSW we are bringing you a series based on the success of 2016 and 2017. Two races will be run by Rocky Trail and the others by the clubs with points going towards the series.
Here is the format explained:

Shuttles Yes
Number of tracks

One track that you ride twice - once for seeding followed by your race run.

Recommended bikes Downhill bikes and 5-6 inch travel All-Mountain bikes
Protective gear

Full face helmet is a requirement.
U17 and younger categories also must wear knee and elbow guards as well as full finger gloves.
We further recommend neck and back protection.

Tracks used Only downhill. Challenging descents. Most technical features have B-lines.
Start order Traditional DH start order with fixed times when you need to be at the startgate.
 
Race dates & locations

Dates and venues for 2018:

Series Round      
RedAss Downhill Championships 7. + 8. April 2018 Thredbo / NSW  
Club run Downhill 1 29. April 2018 Ourimbah / NSW hosted by: CCMTB
Club run Downhill 2 20. May 2018 Awaba / NSW hosted by: HMBA
Club run Downhill 3 17. June 2018 Del Rio / NSW hosted by: WSMTB
Club run Downhill 4 15. July 2018 Lithgow / NSW hosted by: CTMBC
RedAss Downhill 5 30. Sept + 1. Oct 2018 Green Valleys MTB Park / NSW  
Club run Downhill
extra race no points towards the series
21. October 2018 Mt Borah / NSW hosted by: NWMTBC
       
Categories
The male categories are:
Junior Under 13
Junior Under 15
Junior Under 17
Junior Under 19
Elite
Expert
Sport
Veteran 30 - 39
Master 40 - 49
Super Master 50 - 59
Grand Master 60+

The female categories are:
Junior Under 15 Female
Junior Under 17 Female
Junior Under 19 Female
Elite Female
Expert Female
Master Female 40+

 

 

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