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World HPV Championships, 16-18 August 2024

WELCOME

Join the BHPC and other HPV riders of all types from across Europe and beyond at the spectacular Betteshanger Park on the east Kent coast, for three days of closed track racing and camaraderie for the 2024 World Human Powered Vehicle Championships.
From the 16th-18th August meet racers, modders and home-builders – put your ride to the test against some of fastest human powered vehicles around, in a place where new ideas and new riders are always welcomed.
The full schedule of races and events plus entry details TBC - please bear with us and check back often.

Race

Closed circuit racing and sprints on the purpose-built, silky smooth Betteshanger circuit using our RFID timing system. Spectators are welcome for free

Eat

Catering is available onsite.
More details when we have them

Sleep

We plan to have camping available onsite in Betteshanger Park. Or choose from 100s of cottages, apartments, pubs and hotels in the nearby towns and villages of this popular tourist area.

Repeat

For three amazing days in August 2024

WHO'S RACING?

The list of competitors will be posted here and updated regularly after registration starts

FAMILIAR FACES

Meet some of the organisers

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Alan Goodman

Race registration

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Heather Fortnum

Treasurer

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Andrew Sidwell

Web design

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Nigel Slee

Publicity

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Barney Harle

Race director

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Kim Wall

Electronic Timing

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Chris Hamilton

Main event organiser

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Natalya Dell

Accessibility & Timing

PROGRAMME

The programme of events will be posted here closer to the Championships.

Registration

Registration will open in a leisurely fashion around lunchtime. We have people coming from far and wide so registration will most likely remain open throughout Friday and also Saturday morning.

Race control

venue

2024 sees us back for the third time at Betteshanger Park, nr Deal in Kent – over 3km of smooth, purpose-built track surrounded by beautiful countryside

Betteshanger Park
Sandwich Road
Deal
CT14 0BF
United Kingdom

Visit Betteshanger site

Accommodation Ideas

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Countries

8.5

metres of climbing per lap

3300

metres of tarmac

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riders

REGISTER

Registration will open in Spring 2024.

Prove you're a racer

Get a limited edition tee with your goodie bag when you arraive. Additional tees will be available from the BHPC webshop

RULES, REGS & FAQ

All the little details for competitors

Rules for competitors

Race rules, vehicle specification, racing classes and points system

Places to stay

Local venues from full board to self catering for all budgets

Tracks GPX

GPX files for the upper, lower and full course.