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Deuter Downhill Innsbruck presented by Raiffeisen Club

On Sunday all eyes will be on the downhill course in Mutters. This natural and raw track, packed with jumps, roots and technical sections, will see top international riders and fast locals go up against each other in a race against the clock. This spectacular event is perfect for spectators looking to get loud and up close to the action as some of the best in the world show off their speed and skill.

The Deuter Downhill Innsbruck presented by Raiffeisen Club will be broadcast LIVE on Red Bull TV and Crankworx.com.

Thursday, 16th June
9:00 am – 4:00 pmTrack Walk
Friday, 17th June
9:00 am – 12:30 pmTraining Group B (U19 + U17 + Master)
1:30 pm – 5:00 pmTraining Group A (Elite)
Saturday, 18th June
12:00 pm – 1:30 pmTraining Group A (Elite)
1:30 pm – 3:00 pmGroup A (Elite) Seeding Runs
3:00 pm – 4:30 pmTraining Group B (U19 + U17 + Master)
Sunday, 19th June
8:00 am – 10:00 amTraining Group B (U19 + U17 + Master)
10:15 am – 11:30 amFinals – Group B (U19 + U17 + Master)
12:00 pm – 2:15 pmTraining Group A (Elite)
2:30 pm – 3:30 pmFinals – Group A (Elite)
3:30 pm – 5:30 pmPro (Elite) Finals

2022 Technical Guide

REGISTRATION

Registration is now closed.

Entry Fee:
Elite + Masters + U19 Categories: $116 CAD (including 20% VAT)
U17 Categories: $101.50 CAD (including 20% VAT)
Entry includes Athlete Accreditation + one Athlete Support Festival Ticket

Cancellation Policy
Entry fees are refundable (less processing fee) providing cancellation notice is received in writing to athletes@crankworx.com by the registration deadline. Registration deadline is June 3 at 23:59 CEST. All entries are non-refundable or transferable after the registration deadline (even in the case of injury or mechanical problems).

Competitors who need to withdraw after the registration deadline should email athletes@crankworx.com to confirm their withdrawal otherwise they will appear on the start list as a DNS.

RIDERS OFFICE

Located at the entrance gates to the festival. Registered riders will check in and collect their race plate from this location.

Hours
Tuesday June 14 | 15:00-17:00
Wednesday June 15 | 8:00-14:00 & 17:30-18:30
Thursday June 16 | 8:00-15:00
Friday June 17 | 8:00-15:00
Saturday June 18 | 8:00-15:00
Sunday June 19 | 7:30-17:30

CATEGORIES

WOMEN | U17 [2006-2007]
WOMEN | U19 [2004-2005]
WOMEN | Elite
MEN | U17 [2006-2007]
MEN | U19 [2004-2005]
MEN | Master [1987+]
MEN | Elite

Minimum age is 15 as of December 31, 2022 (year of birth 2007)

RACE LICENSES

All racers will need to have an international UCI license issued by their national cycling federation. No one-event licenses will be available

Licenses must be presented at the onsite checkin.  Photos and digital confirmations accepted.

TRAINING GROUPS

Training Group A = Elite
Training Group B = U19 + U17 + Master

FORMAT

U17, U19, Masters: 1 Run, Finals Only
Elite: Seeding Run, Finals

U17, U19 and Masters: Start order will be based on a combination of current UCI DH rankings and Crankworx World Tour DH Series Rankings and results.
Elite: Start order will be based on seeding run results.

PROTECTION RULES

Following rules apply during both training and race days. It is MANDATORY for riders to wear:
– A full-face helmet
– Knee, elbow and back protection
– Gloves with full hand protection
– Shirt with at least short sleeves

A neck brace and shoulder pads are highly recommended.
Helmets must be full face and of a one-piece design. Slimmed down ‘Enduro’ full face helmets are not advised. Helmet straps must be closed on course.

TECH AREA

For DH Teams or Privateer pit space, reservations are required. To reserve a space in the designated Tech Area, an online booking form will need to be completed.

Reservation Deadline: Friday June 3 at 23:59 CEST

Tech Area Application Form
Tech Area Rules and Regulations

GONDOLA HOURS & BIKE PARK ACCESS

The Bikepark will be closed on Monday June 13 and Tuesday June 14. It will re-open for general access from Wednesday June 15 to Sunday June 19.

To use the gondola, a lift ticket is required. All DH Athletes will receive a lift ticket at the Riders Office when picking up their plates.

On Wednesday afternoon the usage of the gondola is free, to be able to go to the Whip Off.

Gondola Hours:
Wednesday June 16 | 12:00 – 21:30
Thursday June 17 | 08:30 – 17:00 (For the DH Track Walk, no Bikes are allowed.)
Friday June 18 | 08:30 – 17:30
Saturday June 19 | 09:00 – 18:30
Sunday June 20 | 07:30 – 18:00

Questions? Please contact dh.crankworx@itsgreat.at