Moto Ride Days
What is a Recreational Motorcycle Ride Day?
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What are Ride Days about and are they for you?
Recreational Ride days are aimed at providing exciting and fun on track experiences for all riders from first timers through to seasoned track day junkies who prefer riding on a closed race-track environment.
We cater for all levels of riders with four individual groups that a rider can chose from according to their experience and ability.
How does the day run?
- 6.30am – Gates Open
- 7.00am – Sign-on and scrutineering start (All riders must sign-on and have their bike and gear checked at every ride day)
- 8.30am – Rider briefing (Mandatory for all riders at every ride day)
- 9.00am – First session on track
- 12.30pm approximately – Lunch Break
- 1.00pm – Back on track
- 4.00pm – All sessions have finished.
Track Day Services
We offer hire gear at all of our ride days. Hire gear must be pre-booked, please select hire gear in the extra's section of your booking. The cost is $75.00 for a full kit (Helmet, Boots, Gloves & Leather 1 piece suit) for the full day. **Conditions apply
QR Moto Ride Days has a Tyre Service at all ride days events. So if your are looking for Tyre advice or needing new Tyres on the days we can help you will all types of Pirelli tyres at a great price. Please see our friendly office staff for pricing.
We have a range of Accessories on the day. Motul Oils, AGV Helmets, AGV Visors, Macna Gloves, TCX Boots, Macna Race Suits and much more.
Collie George Pix:
You can request a photo set of any QR Moto Ride Day at Lakeside Park or Queensland Raceway.
Full Ride Day (5 sessions) $55 for digital download.
Half Ride Day (4 sessions) $45 for digital download.
RADARS Suspension Services:
Make sure your bike is running its best by getting your suspension set for only $99.
*Please note RADARS suspension services is only available at select events.
The *Five QR Moto Ride Day Groups You Can Enter:
Yellow (Group 1) / The top group at our ride days for the most advanced riders. There are no guidelines on passing in this group!
Green (Group 2) / The second fastest group for our ride days. Undertaking safely into corners is allowed!
Blue (Group 3) / A step up in pace from the Red group. No undertaking into corners is allowed!
Red (Group 4) / The first step after completing an induction ride day, also a great group for casual riders. No undertaking into corners is allowed!
Red (Induction) / A mandatory entry level group for riders new to ride days. A more detailed explanation is below.
**Please be aware that if, in our discretion, we decide that the group you are in is either too fast or too slow for you then you may be reallocated to a more suitable group.
Red (Induction) Group in more detail:
Rider training is provided throughout the day to increase riders confidence and skills to an acceptable level so they can safely integrate into other ride day groups. The induction group is mandatory for new riders, unless you can prove an acceptable level of competence. At the end of your ride day, if your coach believes you are competent you will receive a certificate to show your training.
The induction group training is aimed at entry level one riders and includes:
- Track Etiquette
- Reference Points
- Racing Line
** Induction Group does not run at Lakeside Park half days or Queensland Raceways Ride Nights.
What will your tech inspector be looking at?
Tech Inspection (What do we look for)
- Tyre wear (Must be road legal- slicks this doesn’t not apply
- Brake pad min thickness must be 1.5-2mm
- Throttle must return back
- No Oil leaks this includes fork seal
- Chain adjustment must be between 30-40mm
- No broke front brake or clutch leaver
- Taillight, Mirror and Speedo must be taped up
- Muffler checked for excessive noise
If one of these requirements do not pass tech inspection you will have to fix it before going out on track.
What personal safety gear do I need?
- To pass your Tech Inspection you must have:
- An undamaged helmet which meets the required AS standards, or the equivalent.
- Leather gauntlets that provide protection for knuckles and wrists and overlap your suit
- Full length motorcycle boots with ankle protection.
- 1-piece leather suit; or 2-piece on the proviso the pieces fully zip together
- spine protection is optional
Is there somewhere to purchase food and drinks?
Our café is open from 8am at every ride day and has a variety of food and drinks available – hot and cold!
How do I purchase a ride day as a present?
The best way to purchase a ride day for someone else is to purchase a voucher. This way, whoever it was bought for can choose a ride day that suits them best. To purchase a voucher call us on (07) 5461 9100
What happens if you have a crash?
A medical team is at every ride day. They will be dispatched as soon as you come off to make sure you are ok. You will have to be seen by the medical team to be allowed back on your bike for the rest of the day. The full procedure is spoken about during riders briefing the morning of the ride day.
Once your bike is recovered our tech inspectors will examine the bike again, to make sure it is still suitable for the rest of the ride day.
Are you allowed to put cameras on your bike?
Yes, but there are safety regulations. You must have suitable mounts on your bike that safely allow you to record your ride day. Cameras need be affixed to the bike with a second tether. Devices such as iPads, timing equipment or anything else that may distract you is not allowed on your bike.
**Our Tech Inspection team will let you know if your device is suitable or not for our Ride Days.
Will you get a chance to learn the track before you go out on it?
Yes; it is encouraged for people to walk the track prior to our opening pit exit at 9.00am. The track must be cleared by 8.45am so we can make final checks before starting the day.
What is your cancellation policy?
We advise everyone where possible to enter well in advance to secure their spot and allow us to pre-plan the day. As a reward for those who do pre-book over 30-days in advance we will now automatically provide you with 'Just In Case' JIC cover that provides you with the ability to transfer to another available ride day up until 9am on the day, the JIC cover allows your to reschedule your ride day once per cover.
If you do not have JIC cover and wish to transfer your upcoming day for whatever reason then there is a transfer fee of $49.95.
What happens if it rains?
We always ride! If this is a concern for you we suggest you pre-purchase the “Just In Case Insurance” insurance policy prior to the ride day when you pre-purchase your ride day spot, which allows you to make a last-minute cancellation without losing your entry fee.
Yes, There are noise limits at Lakeside Park!
Lakeside Park and its activities are held to a strict noise limit requirement. These limits are imposed upon Lakeside Park by Moreton Bay Regional Council.
The noise limits for Lakeside Park are tested statically at a distance of 8 metres from the exhaust exit point of the vehicle. All vehicles must be below 95db to proceed onto the race circuit. Whilst on the circuit noise limits are also tested and enforced, 95db at the tracks edge.
If your car is above this level, please address the noise level before entering an event at Lakeside Park.
Should I bring ear protection?
Due to the nature of our venue, visitors can expect to experience a certain level of noise from the vehicles taking part. Reduced noise earbuds are available for all visitors, especially children, to get closer to the action without feeling uncomfortable.
Are pets allowed at the tracks?
No dogs or pets are permitted, nor should they be left in your car or in the campsite. Only guide dogs and assistance dogs for the disabled are allowed on site.
Are there any medical facilities?
We have a dedicated Medical Room at Queensland Raceway and Lakeside Park. Staff are qualified first aiders and we always have qualified doctors and medical staff during events.
Can I bring my own food to Queensland Raceways?
Whilst we do have on site cafes at Lakeside Park and Queensland Raceway, you are welcome to bring food and beverages to either of our venues. Our facilities are perfect for a picnic whilst soaking up the entertainment on track.
What do I need to wear?
Long sleeved shirt, trousers, enclosed shoes and a AS1698 Aust. Standards helmet is the minimum apparel required. There are some exceptions to this mainly for the drift events and cruising where they need only wear t-shirt, shorts, enclosed shoes and a AS1698 Aust. Standard helmet.
For Motorcycle events -
All riding gear must be in good condition with no obvious faults or structural damage.
FULL LEATHERS ARE REQUIRED – It can be either a one-piece or two-piece that zips up all the way around.
Gloves must be leather motorcycle gloves and cover your wrists.
Footwear must be motorcycle leather boots & cover at least your ankles.
Helmets must be either Australian, Snell or ECE standard and display the relevant standards sticker. Your helmet must be full-faced the with no cracks or damage to the integrity of it.
What is the Cancellation Policy?
Cancellations and Refunds
Cancellation by QR
QR may have to cancel an activity due to events beyond its control, for example adverse weather conditions. This will usually be in the interests of safety. Where an activity is cancelled in its entirety for such reasons, QR will endeavour to notify participants of the cancellation although QR cannot guarantee that participants will be informed of such cancellation before the date of the event. Where a track day is cancelled in its entirety for such reasons, QR willendeavour to offer either (a) a place on an alternative date for the activity (subject to availability) up to the face value of the existing booking or, (b) a full refund.
If QR cancels an activity for reasons other than events beyond its control, a full refund will be offered.
In order to claim any refund, please apply in writing to QR’s address set out below, stating clearly the activity to which the application relates. For accounting purposes any applications for refunds must be received within 28 days from the date of the cancelled track day.
Cancellation by Customer
If you are unable to attend an activity which you have pre-entered, please call our sales team as soon as possible. In these circumstances, then, provided QR are notified no later than 30 days prior to the activity date, QR will endeavour to offer a full refund.
If QR is notified less than 30 days before the activity which you have pre-entered, a credit can be applied for but must be used within three months of initial date credit is applied. You can also reschedule your booking towards a later activity (subject to availability) up to the face value of the existing entry.
No Credit or refund can be given the day of or after the activity, unless extreme circumstance which are authorised by the event manager. No credit or refund will be given if the customer chooses to not participate due to weather conditions, if the event has not been cancelled.
What licences do I need to participate?
When competing in a Race Event such as a QRDC, 2 Days of Thunder etc you will need a RACERS National licence or a CAMS Clubman, National or International Circuit licence with a RACERS clubman licence. (CAMS Level 2 or Level 2s are not accepted)
To apply for a National RACERS Licence:-
- Applicants are required to participate in two events prior to arranging for an Observation and Testing. e.g.: 2 Sprints OR 2 General Practices OR 1 Sprint and 1 General Practice.
- Once the applicant has completed the two prior events they make arrangements with the Event Manager or their approved delegate to be observed at a General Practice or Sprint meeting and to complete a written TEST.
For Recreational events such as Friday Night Drifts, QR Moto Ride Days, Sprints etc you need a RACERS clubman licence.
What if I am under the age of 18?
All persons under the age of 18 are considered minors, and to participate in an event a minor is required to be signed in by a LEGAL GUARDIAN.
The legal guardian must also provide proof of legal guardianship, with any of the following:
- Parents Medicare card listing the minor and the legal guardian
- A court order or letter of guardianship signed by a judge when they were appointed as guardian by a court
If you are an independent minor you will have to provide government documents confirming your independent status.