Race Preview: 2nd Krowdrace Cup Round at MC Mecklenburgring, Parchim

Updated: Sep 21

The DTRA is really pleased to confirm that our planned trip to Germany for the 2nd Krowdrace Cup round at Motorsportclub Mecklenburgring, Parchim will be going ahead this September, and we’d like to invite our riders to join us and support this great European flat track racing event.

Presented by Indian Motorcycle, the Krowdrace Cup takes place over three weekends at three different tracks; the Parchim round on 19th and 20th September was to be part of our Euros championship.

We’d love to see as many DTRA riders as possible heading over to support our friends at Krowdrace, as they’re really looking forward to holding the event and welcoming us over!

Please note, this event will be going ahead provided that there are no further increases to the current COVID-19 lockdown rules in Germany, or changes that may impact travel between the UK and Germany. The safety of the DTRA and Krowdrace team, our volunteers and supporters is our priority and so if there are any crucial changes, we’ll respond accordingly and send out an update, but we can’t be held responsible for any cancelled or impacted plans or financial loss. Travel to the event, and participation remains entirely at your own risk. Thanks for your understanding!

Signing up to race at the 2nd Krowdrace Cup round in Parchim

The Krowdrace Cup event is open to everyone, and you don’t have to be a DTRA member to sign up! The event takes place over a weekend, with a practice day on Saturday 19th September, followed by race day on Sunday 20th. The full running order for the day will be confirmed in due course.

You’ll need to obtain the appropriate local racing license if you wish to take part, as your NORA licence (if you have one) to race with the DTRA won’t cover you.

To enter to race in Parchim you must do the following:

  1. Sign up to enter the race at the Krowdrace website (entries close 13th September)

  2. Purchase your DMSB Racecard license

There are 10 different classes to choose from, which are:

  • Newbie

  • Mini Bike

  • Run What You Brung

  • Supergirls

  • Rookie

  • Amateur

  • Pro

  • Vintage

  • Thunderbike

  • Hooligan

For full details of all the classes, take a look at the Krowdrace classification information.

About the track at MC Mecklenburgring, Parchim

Motorcycleclub Mecklenburgring in Parchim is a long-established speedway track in north-east Germany, about 80 miles east of Hamburg.

Here’s where to find the track:

Track facilities for riders and spectators

All being well, the track at Parchim should be open from the Friday afternoon so that riders can get set up for the weekend.

There are toilets and showers available, and camping should be available right next to the track; at the time of writing spectators are permitted at the event too, so you should be fine to bring some family, friends or team members.

Please note that the available facilities and allowance of spectators may be subject to change along with any local or national COVID-19 restrictions, so please check the most up-to-date guidance that could affect any stage of your journey before you travel.

Nearby amenities to MC Mecklenburgring

The track is located within walking distance of Parchim centre, which is ideal if you wish to stay in a hotel, eat locally or stock up for the weekend.

Given the current situation, please be considerate of the safety of those who are running the local amenities and use them respectfully.


Brocki’s Hotel Stadt Hamburg - basic hotel situated just a short walk from the track

Long Street 87, 19370 Parchim

Shops and supermarkets:

Lidl - less than a mile away

Ludwigsluster Chaussee 30, 19370 Parchim

Netto Deutschland - about a mile away

Westring 39, 19370 Parchim


Restaurant Himalaya - Veggie-friendly Indian restaurant under a mile away

Lindenstrasse 5, 19370 Parchim

La Casetta - Italian restaurant and pizzeria about 15 minutes’ walk away

Lange Str. 51, 19370 Parchim

Fuel station:

Freie Tankstelle Westring - a couple of minutes’ drive away

Westring 40, 19370 Westring

Racing with our friends in Germany is a really exciting prospect and we’re looking forward to heading over for Krowdrace, and hopefully seeing several DTRA riders there!

If you have any further questions, please get in touch with the Krowdrace team as they have the most up-to-date and accurate information. Here’s how to contact the team.

Don’t forget to follow the DTRA on Facebook and Instagram too, and of course keep checking this blog for more photos, videos and updates on all of our events.

To all riders and spectators, travel safe, and enjoy some well-deserved European motorcycle racing fun times!

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