2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

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2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby sb_600 » November 16th, 2011, 1:13 pm

Hello fellow winter-racers!

Dave and I met last night and sorted out the winter schedule. Dave will be announcing the dates to the winter driving schools, but here is our schedule for the Winter Racing Series (weather dependant of course):

January 7th (Saturday): Track open for car drop off - 11am to 1pm (Scrutineering may be available)
January 8th (Sunday): SnowX #1 - Event completed!
January 22nd (Sunday): SnowX #2 - Event completed!
January 28th (Saturday): SnowX #3 NIGHT EVENT - Event completed!

February 5th (Saturday): SnowX rain-date (if needed)
February 17th (Friday): SnowX #4 NIGHT EVENT - Rescheduled (see below)
February 18th (Saturday): Track open for car prep. Times TBD
February 19th (Sunday): ICE RACE - Event Completed!
February 26th (Sunday): SnowX #4 - Event Completed!

March 3rd (Saturday): SnowX #5 Register here! http://www.karelo.com/register.php?BID=269&BT=10#Ev11811

March 10th: Track open for car pickup. Times TBD
March 17th: LAST DAY FOR CAR PICKUP

Now let’s get us some snow!


Download the Tech Form below and bring it to your first event:
Snow-X Tech Form 2012.pdf
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Supplemental Regs:
MCOSnowCrossSupps2012.pdf
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby sb_600 » November 16th, 2011, 1:14 pm

Also a reminder that we need all the help we can get next weekend to get the classroom & track ready!
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby Gamz » November 16th, 2011, 2:15 pm

Gonna be great! Thanks for stepping up and making this season a reality! :chug:
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby GoesFilled » November 16th, 2011, 2:53 pm

Good job Shawn & Dave...

Thanks for stepping up - now all we need is snow!
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby JGraves » November 16th, 2011, 4:35 pm

GoesFilled wrote:...now all we need is snow!


and to finish building the groomer.

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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby racerboy000 » November 16th, 2011, 6:16 pm

Awe :rally: some
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby manotickmike » November 16th, 2011, 6:24 pm

Ice race FTW!
So, just the one ice race?
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby sb_600 » November 16th, 2011, 11:29 pm

For now yes.

As you can see, we have a couple rain dates set aside. Depending on how the season goes and what the demand is, there is potential for more...
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby kix89 » November 19th, 2011, 6:26 pm

i am definitely looking forward to this. it'll be the first official~ish racing i've done, but i mean, i mess around in the snow drop-offs up north here, so it can't be much different, right? lol
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby GoesFilled » November 22nd, 2011, 5:47 am

Just over 6 weeks to go Kiddies!!

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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby kix89 » December 31st, 2011, 6:23 pm

hey, so i was just wondering if the winter racing is still on or not?
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby sb_600 » January 1st, 2012, 12:57 pm

It is still on, however all date are obviously weather dependant.

stay tuned in the next few days for an update regarding the first event.
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby 123go » January 2nd, 2012, 1:32 pm

A few questions:

Will there be tech at the first snowcross event...whenever that is?
Can we get a different number for snowcross than we have for autoslalom?
Is it pay on site only, I didn't see anything on Karelo?

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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby gkierst » January 2nd, 2012, 3:29 pm

Hi Gilles,

I can only comment about what we've done in the past. Shawn will have to correct me on anything that might not apply this year.

- There always has been in the past. I'm not sure who is doing it this year (Chris?).
- Numbers are usually Grandfathered in from last year. You can typically change when signing up for the first event.
- I understand it is pay online only again this year. First event to open up soon.

First event is looking good for this Sunday. The track is looking like it should be in fine shape to open. We will need help on Saturday to fill weak spots in the track with snow. I we have broken spots in the track, they become off limits for our event.

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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES DATES

Postby sb_600 » January 2nd, 2012, 5:11 pm

Greg is correct on all counts - keep checking in the next few days for the events to be posted on Karelo

Check here for number reservations:
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Re: 2012 WINTER RACE SERIES

Postby sb_600 » January 3rd, 2012, 11:22 pm

Hey guys,

The moment you've all been waiting for...

REGISTRATION FOR FIRST EVENT GOES LIVE JANUARY 4 @ 8AM (Sorry for the delay - you'll have more notice on the next ones I promise :oops:)

The first post has been updated with the registration link

Please also download and complete the tech form, and bring it the first event to be checked by our scrutineer.

Stay tuned for suplemental regs - note that they will be essentially identical to last year, other than perhaps a few scoring tweaks.
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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby sb_600 » January 4th, 2012, 5:09 pm

7 people signed up so far!

Keep 'em coming!
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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby gkierst » January 4th, 2012, 6:41 pm

80% chance the ice race track will be flooded tomorrow. It's looking good for Sunday.

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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby 123go » January 5th, 2012, 10:15 pm

I haven't seen anything saying otherwise, but just to make sure, are the Snell 2000 helmets accepted this winter?

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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby sb_600 » January 6th, 2012, 10:07 pm

Hi Gilles,

As with other series this year, only 2005 and newer. We will have the club helmets available if needed

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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby sb_600 » January 6th, 2012, 10:14 pm

Supplement regs posted - essentially the same as last year!
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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby sb_600 » January 10th, 2012, 11:14 pm

Registration open for event 2 - if it's your first time, don't forget to read the supplement regs, and download & bring the tech form with you!
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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby reitrof » January 11th, 2012, 9:06 pm

Never done this before. I assume stock cars are allowed?
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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby sb_600 » January 13th, 2012, 1:01 am

yes - street cars are allowed. We have had some in the past with no issues!

snow tires are HIGHLY recommended - especially if you'll be bringing your miata!

We had one out last week with the top off... it was a blast to see go
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Re: 2012 SNOWCROSS SERIES + ICE RACE

Postby reitrof » January 14th, 2012, 9:06 pm

LOL thanks Shawn but Mia is sleeping for the winter. Focus wagon will be the vehicle with snows
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