Totalspan Southern Classic Festival

NOVEMBER 24-26, 2023

Hi Southern Classic Festival Fans
We are excited to confirm we are all go for the 2023 TOTALSPAN SOUTHERN CLASSIC FESTIVAL!

“Totalspan are delighted to join CAMS as the naming sponsor of the Totalspan Southern Classic Festival 2023. This showcase for classic motorcycle racing just gets better each year, and we are excited to be part of this great event. Jamie from our Totalspan North Canterbury franchise races with CAMS and enjoys showing his competitive spirit on the track, and Stu from our Totalspan South Canterbury franchise is an enthusiast who enjoys supporting and attending this fantastic local event in his local area. All these wonderful race bikes need a wonderful shed, so come see us at Totalspan anytime”.

BREAKING NEWS!!  We are pleased to announce that for the 2023 Totalspan Southern Classic Festival we will be running the inaugural NZ Classic Grand Prix titles for Period 72, Period 89 and Classic Sidecars as feature races on both Saturday and Sunday lunchtimes.  It is incredibly exciting to see Post Classic and Classic classes recognised by Motorcycling NZ with a national level title for the first time, we are thrilled with this news and the racing will be exhilarating!

We are expecting up to 300 bikes and sidecars from all over NZ, this provides a weekend of spectacular racing, featuring large fields with many of NZ’s top racers.  This year will be the 9th year the event has run, and we look forward to welcoming everyone back to what is many riders favourite event of the year, and one of New Zealand’s largest road race meetings.

2023 will see the return of the Parade of Champions, featuring many of NZ’s top international and national champions, as well as our usual vintage, classic and post classic bike and sidecar classes.

This year will also see the return of the large display marquee for a range of special and unique machines to be enjoyed by many.


ENTRY $15 | Under 16 FREE

• Race Group 1 – Vintage/PreWar, Period 63 250cc, Period 63 350cc, Period 72 Lightweight
• Race Group 2 – Period 82 Junior, Period 72 Senior
• Race Group 3 – Period 63 500cc, 63 Open Mod, Period 72 Junior, Period 82 lightweight
• Race Group 4 – Period 82 Senior, Period 89 Formula 2, Period 95 Formula 2
• Race Group 5 – Classic, Post Classic Sidecars and Modern Sidecars
• Race Group 6 – Grand Prix 2 Stroke – 125, 250, 350, Open
• Race Group 7 – Period 89 Formula 1, Period 95 F1, Period 95 Superbike
• Race Group 8 – Period 89 Formula 3, Period 95 Formula 3
• Race Group 9 – F4 Buckets/CAMS 150 2T/250 4T development class (support Class)

• Parade of Champions – end of rounds 1 & 2 Saturday and Round 4 Sunday
• New Zealand Classic Sidecar Grand Prix – lunch time Saturday
• New Zealand Period 72 Classic Grand Prix – lunch time Sunday
• New Zealand Period 89 Classic Grand Prix – lunch time Sunday


Dave Reesby
(027) 232 2860

Sue van den Heuvel
(021) 274 6657