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Round 4 - Poatina - Tasmania

WHAT IS Insane Ride TAS

Saturday & Sunday 24/25th of September 2022



  • Sign on will be held at the Poatina Chalet conference centre from 12pm - 5pm.

  • Prologue Track WALK ONLY Allowed from Friday 12pm onwards after sign on.

  • Food will be available Friday afternoon and evening from the guys at Trails espresso.



  • Sign on will be held at the Poatina Chalet conference centre from 7am

  • 9.30am Rider briefing.

  • Rider assembly at start line by 10am.

  • Racers will complete 3 individual laps of the Prologue course on Saturday Morning

  • The top 20 racers will do a final lap of the prologue course in the afternoon determining starting order for Sunday’s Insane Ride



  • Timing Check in from 6.30 am.

  • Rider briefing at 7am, with the start/clutch off being at 7:30AM Sharp.

  • Riders will be Staged along fence line beginning on the prologue course before continuing on 1 large lap estimated to take 5 plus hours

  • Course will be via GPS with riders following the appropriate GPS course for their category


Points from Saturday will contribute to the local series round 4 based on fastest lap time. All riders will have their fastest lap time from Saturday added to Sundays Insane ride. The Insane ride will be staged based on fastest lap times on Saturday’s prologue.

DIRECTIONS TO THE PROPERTY: 65 Gordon St, Poatina 7302


The property is located in North of Tas 54KM South of Launceston and 164KM North of Hobart.  MAP


COVID-19. Please obey directions and be safe.


Pit tents and authorized vehicles can use the designated Pit Area. Camping facilities are available.



Sign on Available from 12pm - 5pm Friday 23rd September (Recommended as Saturday mornings get very busy)

Saturday 24th September 2022  

Sign on is from 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM


  • Once on site please travel down Gordon St down to the Poatina Chalet Conference centre​.

    • Food van, Toilets, sign on tent and first aid are all located in Pit area as well as Poatina village

  • Sign on will take place here as well as breakfast where ordered in advance

-The rider will need to show a photo ID and their current in date AMA membership printout or screen shot.

-Your completed Bike Self-Scrutineering form and guardianship form (if applicable)



  • All riders must operate under the A.M.A guidelines.


  • The Event Organizer will have the right to refuse entry to anyone and has the right to request any person to leave the property.


  • Riders must not be affected by alcohol or drugs whilst riding, if an official suspect you are affected by alcohol or drugs, it will be brought to the attention of the Event Organizer.




  • Each pit must have a fully charged (minimum 1kg) fire extinguisher present and easily available in the open.


  • Refueling is only permitted in the pits or refuel area.

  • Maximum speed in the pit area and any other area excluding the marked track is “Walking Pace”. Motorcycles ridden anywhere other than the racetrack is at “Walking Pace”. You will be asked to leave the property if you are seen riding at speed, in areas not designated as a racetrack.


  • Riding of the track is not permitted outside of the event without the express permission of the event organizer or track manager.

  • Riders are only permitted to ride in the correct race direction of any track, Leaving the track will result in DNF.

  • Unless entering PIT area you must continue onto the next lap


  • Sweep riders will be riding the tracks throughout the day, all sweep riders are identified by their high-visibility vest, if you need attention or wish to bring an issue to the attention of the race/event organizer, while you are riding, please notify a sweep rider or stationary marshal.


  • If you are unable to return the control tent yourself (or pit area), please notify a sweep rider.  They will assist you with your return.  Please be patient as you may be required to wait for the sweep rider to be available, the control tent will be notified of your situation by the sweep rider. At no time are bikes to be ridden or pushed against the track direction.



  • No sighting lap, you will experience terrain that is rocky, loose, steep and hazardous, ride at a pace that is safe and comfortable for you, if you feel the track is too dangerous or is too difficult for your ability please return to the pits and notify the control tent. 


  • An approved motorcycle helmet must be worn, boots that protect the feet and ankles, long pants and shirt/jersey, gloves and goggles (tear offs are not permitted).


  • No bikes are to be started or ridden before 8am respecting property owners, Portable toilets will be available at the event


  • Please take all rubbish with you leaving footprints only, some bins are provided at the venue, we want to be welcomed back again and again by the property owners so please respect this by leaving your camp and pit areas as they were when you arrived. Please ensure all zip/cable ties are picked up.


  • We have professional photographers at the event taking photos of the action, these will be used by Tasmanian Hard Enduro and our sponsors on social media platforms, if you do not want images of yourself or your children used in public you must let us know before the event commences via email

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