APBA Race Circular

Romp in the Swamp by AMF Racing Productions
3/24/2006 – 3/26/2006
GRAND PRIX WEST HYDROPLANES #419
 
Ron Baker 386-698-3938 
5    1585   
Crescent City, FL Lake Stella
2/8/2006
 
2/24/2006

Approx. 80 miles S. of Jacksonville. Take SR 17 South from Palatka to Crescent City. In town, turn West on Central Ave. to lake. FROM THE SOUTH ON I-95: Take Hwy. 40 to U.S. 17 and go North to Crescent City.

IN TOWN: Lake View Motel 386-698-1090 Dream Chaser Inn B&B 386-698-4807
Sprague House B&B 386-698-2622 Crescent City Campground 386-698-2020
9 MILES AWAY ON RIVER: Porkey's Landing & Marina 386-467-2310
Harley Paiutes Resort/Campground 386-467-7050 Scrufty's Riverwood RV Park 386-467-7144
25 MILES NORTH IN PALATKA:
Best Western Inn of Palatka 386-325-7800 Riverfront Inn (old Holiday Inn) 386-328-3481
or - - call Jan Baker at 386-698-3938

NOT approved for records. Schedule and number of laps to be announced at registration on Friday and Saturday.
OPC : Approx. 3/4 mile course - 10, 15, and 30 laps or as announced at Drivers' Meeting.
SUPERLIGHT TUNNEL BOAT: Approx. 5/8 mile course - 5 laps or as announced.
TYPE OF START: Lemans SAFETY/RESCUE TEAM: Bill Frodl's `Water Rescue Team`

Bill Frodl's `Water Rescue Team`

APBA points for all classes each day. INBOARD: Pro Stock class only - NOTICE 3/21/06 - - INBOARD PRO STOCK IS CANCELLED FROM THIS EVENT. O P C: SST-45, SST-60, SST-120, MOD U, Super Sport - run Sat. & Sun. Sun., 3/26 - SOUTHEAST DIVISIONALS: SST-45 & SST-60 only Sun., 3/26 - NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP: Mod U only SUPERLIGHT TUNNEL BOAT: All classes - run Sat. & Sun. Fri., 3/24 - INSURED TESTING: 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
 
07280   SST 12007290   SST 6007310   SST 4507360   SUPER SPORT07640   MOD U10016   OUTLAW
 
07280   SST 12007290   SST 6007310   SST 4507640   MOD U10016   OUTLAW

Trophies to top 3 places in each class.
Presentation of awards at Judges Stand one hour after last heat on Sunday.

Fri., 3/24 - Pits - 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Sat., 3/25 - Pits - 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Sun., 3/26 - Pits - 9:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

Fri., 3/24 - at Noon for those TESTING on Friday.
Sat., 3/25 - in Pits - 9:30 a.m. Sun., 3/26 - in Pits - 10:00 a.m.

MOD U & SST-120: $200 ALL Others: $150
*** Add $30 if entry not received by March 15. ***

RON BAKER, 2390 S. HWY. 17, CRESCENT CITY, FL 32112
E-MAIL: ronbakersr@hotmail.com
No need to send money.

Race Director (1193) SHAUN TORRENTE, 2507 SE 22ND PL, CAPE CORAL, FL
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 (51507) RONALD C BAKER, 8320 RIVERSIDE DR , PUNTA GORDA, FL
Inspector (54054) JIM APPLEY, 2700 PELHAM RD N, ST PETERSBURG, FL
Scorer (51320) LINDA ELDREDGE, 336 PRIDGEON, LAKELAND, FL
Risk Manager (72002) JANET L BAKER, 2476 AQUILOS CT, PORT CHARLOTTE, FL

Referee - Inboard: Louis J. Aiello * Inspector - Inboard: Jim Appley * Inspector - Outboard: Ron Baker

TESTING prior to race: Call Jan/Ron Baker at 386-698-3938.
Must be registered and safety inspected to test on Friday - $50 fee to pay expenses.

SAFETY INSPECTIONS: Friday from 10:00 a.m. to noon - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (or at Inspector's discretion).
Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for latecomers only.

CAPSULE TRAINING: Friday, 3/24, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Crescent City Campground pool.
( 2 miles from race site on SR 17, just north of town.)
Fee of $20 will be charged to pay for divers and pool rental.
Call Ron Baker by March 20 to confirm 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 - Citgo at Hwy. 17 and CR 308.

Any questions, contact Fred Miller at 847-356-2924 or Ron Baker at 386-698-3938.

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.