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Going to Bargy in two weeks (the 18th of October)....will race WERA next year and if the number is available I will be running #71.
 

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WERA Novice #941
First year: 2002
CORC class (crusty old racers) 1 first, 1 second, 1 third place finishes. The rest all top 10's but one. *shrug* i ran outta gas.:rolleyes:

F1: 1 fourth, several top 10's.

Middleweight 600 Solo 20's: 1 first (check avatar), and a couple of top 10's as well.

Money spent first year? OMFG.....i dont EVEN wanna add it up!!:eek: :(

Amount of fun?? PRICELESS!!
 

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Just trackdays this year, but hope to put my foot in the racing waters early next year.

RPM/WERA #180
 

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I race a 2000 SV650 in WERA North Florida and SouthEast Regions. I only did a handful of races this year and hope to do more in '03. Yellow plate # 84. This was my first year racing and I love it.:draggin
 

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IDBA(International DragBike Association) #4038
Prostar #1227

3 Years.

Earned National Champ in my 3rd year.:redflip (IDBA)
1st year earned a 2nd place in the national point standings.(IDBA)
 

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just got my licence a couple months ago, ccs #454 (am of course)
no races yet (unless you count the monthly srrs sprint races at NFMP:D )
have been track riding since march and hope to do a couple races next year...
 

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Well, I'm bummed.

Last race of the season was Saturday and our bike (SV 650) developed an electrical problem during practice which resulted in the bike running on one cylinder intermittently. Tore the bike appart in an effort to resolve the problem before race start but were unsuccessful. Nothing left to do but load up and head home.

So our first season racing went like this:

First race (6 hour endurance event) - our "new" previously sprinted raced bike suffered some type of engine failure which required the addition of significant quantities of oil during each fuel stop. We finished the race about the middle of our class, which wasn't too bad considering the bike's condition and the time lost in the pits. Engine was toast.

Second race (new engine) one of our team members was cut off and ended up hitting the rider's back tire. This resulted in a brutal highside with the bike flipping and landing upside down. We were able to make enough repairs to partake in the race but missed the first 8 or so laps. We still finished about the middle of our class with one rider riding injured.

Our third race we had a flat tire which cost us several laps. We still managed to finish about the middle of our class.

Our fourth outing we finally had a clean race finishing fourth in class. We were pumped. Based on our lap times from previous races we knew we were competitive but couldn't seem to get a break. We were really looking forward to our next race.

Our gremlins returned during our fifth race with another flat tire. This time we were bumped from a potential podium finish to last place since we didn't have a spare ready to go. We got a new tire mounted and re-entered the race, but weren't able to make up the time lost.

We've learned a lot this season. We had a lot of fun in spite of our dissappointments. We're really looking forward to regrouping during the off season and kicking some butt next year. We shouldn't have any problems since we've already used up two seasons worth of bad luck!
 

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ReyndoggRSV said:
zrx.. who do you race with (team members?)...I'm assuming CMRA? We were in RPM this year... we had OK luck with the SV, but it has issues to be worked over the off-season.
Screaming Trollop Racing
CMRA

Here's a link showing our best finish of the season with lap times at TWS. We're running a three man team (myself, Bill Erzal James Wiatrek) all from Austin. Bill's also started running an Aprilia 250 in the sprints about mid season and is doing very well.

#84http://www.cmraracing.com/results02/Aug11TWS/BigBikeOverall.html
 
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