This is the new site for the old IHRO site while the old site is still on the Web but you can´t log in anymore and will be removed from the web in near future. With this new site our goal is to keep all the IHRO riders-sponsors informed about the IHRO issues and races.
How we ended up with the new IHRO? Well after the cremation from our dear beloved Graham in June 2016 nobody knew what would happen with the IHRO, will it slowly past away or. Then a group of old IHRO riders/promotors sat together and came up with the great challenge to continue where Graham has regretfully stepped out.
While it would be, a great loss if the IHRO will disappear from the globe and we will not have the opportunity any more to race on the nice race circuits in Europe. Therefore, Guust, Eddy and Jos set up the new IHRO in middle of 2016 with the support of all the old IHRO members. We also were fully supported from Alan Cathcart and of course our Hector. In 2016, we as CMRCH/CRMB planned the last IHRO race at Hockenheim. There we honored Graham at the IHRO social and drank a beer(cold) in his memory and promised ourselves to continue with the IHRO as long as feasible. The new organization managed to get for the first year in the new set up a nice race calendar ready for 2017. We as new organization team tried to do our best to organize/arrange everything and seen the feedback we got, we are on the right track. There are still some points for improvement and we are open for new ideas in order to keep the IHRO spirit alive.
Regarding the organization; Jos does have good contacts to many organizers for planning the races in the future. Guust is handling the administration and the financial issues and Eddy does all the organization for the Belgium races as Spa, Chimay and Gedinne together with his CRMB team. Hector will support us and keep on doing most of the scrutineering of the bikes at the circuits. So summarizing the year 2017 was a trial, which seems to work out good and hopefully we can continue this for coming years.
For the new season 2018 we again were able to set up a nice calendar (7 double races) spread from 5th of May till 9th of September. The full calendar for 2018 you can find under Calendar 2018. The mutual goal of the IHRO for the future is to keep on racing/socializing on the nice circuits in Europe and to find new riders for the IHRO while we are not getting younger.