APBA Race Circular

Atchafalaya Eastern Divisionals
3/18/2005 – 3/20/2005
WALKER LAKE BT & SKI CLUB
 
Morgan City Power Boat Association (52) 
9    1357   
Morgan City, LA Lake Palourde
1/14/2005
 
2/15/2005

1-3/4 miles North of Morgan City, Louisiana, on Highway LA 70.


Headquarters, Holiday Inn - 520 Roderick Street - 985-385-2200 ($54.95);
Day's Inn - 7408 Highway 182 - 985-384-5750 ($55.00);
Best Western - 1011 Brashear Ave. - 985-385-9175 ($59.00)
Must mention `power boat races` to secure these rates. These rates are NOT available through toll-free numbers.


5 miles consisting of 4 laps of 1-1/4 mile each. APPROVED FOR RECORDS.
SAFETY/RESCUE TEAM: Power Boat Racing Rescue RACE COURSE ELEVATION: Sea Level

Power Boat Racing Rescue

Fri. 3/18 and Sat. 3/19 - INBOARD EASTERN DIVISIONALS
 
01000   INBOARD01000   INBOARD01030   NATIONAL MODIFIED01040   2.5 LTR MODIFIED01110   5 LTR01130   2.5 LTR STOCK01140   1 LTR01160   1.5 LTR STOCK01220   JERSEY SPEED SKIFF01230   SUPER STOCK01600   PRO STOCK
 
01000   INBOARD

$10,000 to be divided equally among all legal starters, payable as 1st place = 40%; 2nd place, 30%; 3rd place, 20%; 4th place, 10%.
Example: with 100 boats entered, each would receive $100 with 8 boats entered in a class, $800 would be divided as:
1st place, $320; 2nd place, $240; 3rd place, $160; 4th place, $80. Prize money will be paid on an overall basis for three days of competition.
Trophies will be awarded for 1st thru 3rd place for results of the Eastern Divisional event only.
Tow money: $20,000 to be paid: Boats traveling less than 300 miles one way will receive $100. Remaining monies to be divided among all other boats not to exceed $200 per boat. Dual registration does not apply.


Thurs. 3/17 - Holiday Inn, 520 Roderick Street, Morgan City, LA. - 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Fri. 3/18 - in the Pits - 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM Sun. 3/20 - In the Pits - 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM
Your boat must be safety inspected prior to registration. Please bring completed safety inspection form with you to registration.

In Pits: Fri., 3/18 at 10:15 AM Sat., 3/19 driver check-in only...to be announced at Friday's Drivers' Meeting
In Pits: Sun., 3/20 at 9:30 AM


$100.00 for three days of racing, with $50.00 going to the Inboard Administrative Fund, and $5.00 going to Region 9. A full entry fee is required for each class entered. A late fee of $25.00 will be assessed for an entry postmarked or emailed later than 3/8/05.


Elizabeth Wolfe, Apt. D-611R, 1011 Penn Circle, King of Prussia, PA, 19406
- OR - E-mail to Elizabeth@goboatracing.net

Race Director (50817) WILLIAM ALLEN, 2367 ORMOND BLVD, DESTREHAN, LA
Race Director (71878) LOUIS ANDREWS, 8 LA QUINTA DR, SLIDELL, LA
Referee (50367) DONALD MELILLO, 8039 STONEBARN DR, WEST CHESTER, OH
Assistant Referee (50029) BRUCE BROUSSARD, PO BOX 2074, MORGAN CITY, LA
Inspector (54054) JIM APPLEY, 2700 PELHAM RD N, ST PETERSBURG, FL
Scorer (1084) ELIZABETH WOLFE, 2324 W BLOOMINGDALE UNIT C, CHICAGO, IL
Risk Manager (2399) OREN J DUPRE, 1602 MCDERMOTT DR, MORGAN CITY, LA

*** APBA-CBF Joint Sanction ***
TESTING:
Friday, March 18 - 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM. Testing will resume following the Drivers' Meeting until noon with the first heat starting at 12:30 PM. Time permitting, testing will again resume 15 minutes after the final heat of racing.
Saturday, March 19 - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM. First heat to begin at noon. Boats must be inspected and driver/owner must be registered prior to testing. Maximum of 3 laps per boat. Testing will be conducted in waves with classes determined once a final boat count is known.
CELL TRAINING: Will be held Thursday, March 17 - place and time to be determined. Updated information will be posted on goboatracing.net as it becomes available.
Boats are to be brought to the pits immediately following registration and inspection on Thursday. The pits will be fully secured overnight.
APBA Inboard Dress Code and Pit Pass Procedures will be strictly enforced.
All boats must have slings to launch. No float-offs.
Any questions, please contact Billy Allen at 985-764-2517.

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.