APBA Race Circular

Romp in the Swamp
3/18/2005 – 3/20/2005
GRAND PRIX WEST HYDROPLANES #419
 
PRO TUNNEL TOUR (217) 
5    10529   
Crescent City, FL Lake Stella
1/18/2005
 
2/11/2005

Approx. 80 miles S. of Jacksonville. Take SR 17 S. from Palatka to Crescent City.
In town, turn W. on Central Ave. to lake.


Best Western Inn of Palatka 386-325-7800 (25 miles from pits)
Or - call Ron Baker at 386-698-3938


Schedule and number of laps to be announced at registration on Friday and Saturday.
NOT approved for records.
OPC: 5/8 and 3/4 mile courses -- 10, 15, and 30 laps or as announced
Superlight Tunnel: 5/8 mile course -- 5 laps or as announced

TYPE OF START: Lemans

OPC: SST-120, SST-60, SST-45, Formula V, Super Sport, Mod U SUPERLIGHT TUNNEL: Outlaw Fri., 3/18 - TESTING from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Sat., 3/19 & Sun. 3/20 - REGULAR RACING - All classes listed on sanction. Sun., 3/20 - SOUTHEAST DIVISIONALS for OPC: SST-45 Sun. 3/20 - NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP for OPC: Mod U APBA points for all classes each day.
 
07280   SST 12007290   SST 6007310   SST 4507640   MOD U10016   OUTLAW
 
07280   SST 12007290   SST 6007310   SST 4507640   MOD U10016   OUTLAW

SST 120: $3,000 minimum, based on 12 entries minimum.
SST 45: $1,000 prize money, $1,000 travel money pro-rated (over 200 miles), based on 10 entries minimum.
MOD U: $1,000 prize money minimum, based on 6 entries minimum.
Other classes: Subject to obtaining sponsorships
Presentation of awards at Judges Stand one hour after last heat on Sunday.


Fri. 3/18 - Pits - 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.
Sat. 3/19 - Pits - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Sun. 3/20 - Pits - 9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.


Sat. 3/19 - Pits - 9:30 a.m. Sun. 3/20 - Pits - 10:00 a.m.


SST 120: $200 All other classes: $150 Friday Testing: $50 fee
Late fee of $30 for entries received after March 4.


RON BAKER, 2390 S. HWY. 17, CRESCENT CITY, FL 32112

Race Director (729) SAM BAKER, 631 ARROWWOOD CT, LINDENHURST, IL
Referee (50612) FRED J MILLER, 25330 W LEHMANN BLVD, LAKE VILLA, IL
Assistant Referee (50006) LOUIS J AIELLO, C/O MARY ANN AIELLO WILLIAMS, JUPITER, FL
Inspector (838) PHILIP ZOELLER, 272 VILLAGE BLVD APT 7210, TEQUESTA, FL
Scorer (70815) SUZETTE ECKMAN, 976 VIRGINIA AVE, ROCKLEDGE, FL
Risk Manager (5324) BRIAN BURKHARDT, 2137 WATTS DR, MIMS , FL


Must be safety inspected to test on Friday. Safety Inspections will be held on Friday from 10.00 a.m. to Noon and 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (or at Inspector's discretion). Also 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on Saturday for latecomers.

Capsule Training: Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. - At YMCA, 2 miles North of race site, - $20 fee.
Must call Ron Baker by March 15 to confirm your attendance.

Fuel: SST 120 and Mod U drivers may order fuel to be delivered to pits -- call Ron Baker at least 15 days before race. All other classes are to use `fuel of the day` at local designated gas station, or bring your own `legal fuel`.

Any questions, contact Fred Miller at 847-356-2924.

This Regatta is sanctioned through APBA

All prizes are the responsibility of the conducting Club. APBA does not guarantee nor is it responsible for payment of prizes. You are advised that this event may be canceled prior to the race due to circumstances beyond the control of this association. If you plan to travel a long distance, it is recommended that you contact the race sponsor prior to your departure to ensure this event will take place.