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A British Cycling, National Circuit Series event

newark town centre races


Event not running in 2024



The Newark Town Centre Races are a Friday evenings racing around the historical Royal Market Square in Newark Town Centre on the 28th July 2023

At 4pm, a social community ride will happen for younger families, following this a Pro AM Brompton Relay Race.

Here's the timeline for the competitive races throughout the evening

- 4.00pm - The Ceremonial Opening followed by the Newark Crit Community Ride

- 4.30pm - A Pro AM Sponsors Brompton Relay

- 5.00pm - Under 12s racing for 15 Minutes

- 5.30pm - Under 14s racing for 20 Minutes

- 6.00pm - Under 16s racing for 25 Minutes

- 6.35pm - Regional / Amateurs race for 45 Minutes

- 7.30pm - Womens National Circuit Series Finale 50 mins

- 8.30pm - Open National Circuit Series Finale for 50 mins



Click on each of our sponsors logos to go to their websites

Our Sponsorship packages

Please click the PDF document to view our sponsorship packages for all races & activities in our full schedule of events.

Our Presenting Sponsors

Our Race Title Sponsors

Open Race

Womens Race

Regional Race

U16s Race

U14s Race

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“ The Barcode Warehouse are proud to be Regional Sponsor of Newark Town races. It is important for us as a business to contribute to our community and support events which will have a positive impact on the Town. We are delighted that Newark is hosting again and look forward to being a part of this amazing event”


YCDS Academy is a multi-sports academy offering young people an unparalleled performance pathway to further their education and in which to champion and nurture new male and female talent in Sports.

U12s Race

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We are a local independent bicycle shop. We stock a range of new cycles to suit every age and budget. We specialise in service & repair, our mechanic is a certified Cytech master technican. As an authorised Bosch e-bike service centre we also sell, service & repair e-bikes.

Community Ride


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The Circuit

Newark will be transformed into a spectator friendly secure fully barriered racing circuit from 3pm on Friday night.

The circuits epicentre is the Royal Market Square, which will have an incredible atmosphere with a variety of food stalls, music and commentary taking you though the racings as it plays out.

The course takes on a number of streets around the town, from Kirkgate, Middlegate, Stodman Street, Castlegate, Lombard Street, Cartergate, Bridge Street and the Market Square where a finish gantry will be erected.

The mixture of surfaces will provide all riders with an exciting challenge on this twisty, technical and fast circuit which will encourage frenetic and thrilling racings all night long.

Spectator info

There will be many thousands of spectators during the night giving us a faulous atmosphere throughout the town centre.

We encourage any spectators coming to Newark to travel in to town by public transport. Newark has two railway stations, Castlegate (serving East / West) and Northgate (serving North and South). Bus services will still be running with an adjusted station operating at the Wharf (near the Castle and River Trent).

Please consult travel websites and information resources for timetables.

On hand will be a team of volunteer helpers to assist you. There will be numerous crossing points around the circuit allowing easy navigation around town to all spectators.

Within the town will be a number of the UKs National Level Teams situated through Stodman Street, and the Market Square, allowing you to see your heroes getting ready.

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