The Dubliner Methven Mountain Thunder 2017

The Dubliner Methven Mountain Thunder Motorcycle Street Race

The Dubliner Mountain Thunder is an annual motorcycle street race held in the town centre of Methven every Easter Saturday. Racers from across New Zealand travel at speeds up to 200kmph race around a tight 1km circuit, completing laps in 32 – 34 seconds.

The event is hosted by the Methven Lions Club who join with Classic Action Motorcycle Sport (CAMS) from Christchurch to stage the event. All profits made from the event go back into the local community.

Methven Lions Club Logo - Mountain Thunder 2017

2018 Event Information

The Dubliner Mountain Thunder 2018 will be roaring through the town centre of Methven on Easter Saturday 31 March 2018.

Easter Saturday is a fun filled day for all ages. Spectators can get up close, feel the noise, taste the speed and all from behind the safety of bales and security fencing. The streets are bursting with colour, spectacle, noise and excitement.

  • Tickets

    All Day Entry tickets are sold at the gate on the day.

    Adults: $20.00
    Children (16 & under): FREE

  • Things you should know

    Spectators are welcome to come and go during the day.

    Motorcycle Racing is Dangerous. Spectators attending Methven Mountain Thunder do so entirely at their own risk.

    Animals are not permitted into the event, for both their safety and the riders.First Aid assistance will be available around the circuit.

    Please note that there is an alcohol ban in the Methven town centre for the duration of the Motorcycle race.

    Ear plugs are advisable if you are sensitive to noise. Additional ear plugs will be available on the day.

  • Rider Registration

    Entry forms will be available early 2018.

  • Stallholders

    If you are interested in having a stall at the 2018 event please contact:
    Sue van den Heuvel:

Previous Event Results, Videos & Photos

Scroll down for The Dubliner Mountain Thunder official results, video footage & photos.

2017 Race Results

A full breakdown of race results can be viewed at

Many thanks to the team at Timing Tech.

Mountain Thunder Videos

Here’s a video from Jonathan Mackie with great in depth footage of the 2016 event.

AshburtonTV are also in attendance at Mountain Thunder events and some great footage can be found on their website.

Mountain Thunder 2017 Event Photos

Contact us

If you have any questions or queries about Mountain Thunder then please fill out the below enquiry form, or contact the Event Organiser on behalf of Methven Lions:

Sue van den Heuvel
Mobile: 021 274 6657

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