APBA Race Circular

2008 Long Beach Sprint Nationals-Hoban Memori
8/2/2008 – 8/3/2008
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPEEDBOAT CLUB #72
 
RPM RACING ENTERPRISES, LLC 
12    1980   
Long Beach, CA MARINE STADIUM
6/25/2008
 
7/7/2008

405 N to 22 West, from 605 go South from either way, exit 7th St. to Studebaker Road. Turn Left, go to Westminster Blvd. make right. Take Westminster Blvd. to Appian Way (over the bridge) veer right to get on to Appian Way. At the fork go left, cross over the bridge and make right into pits. Physical address is 5255 Paoli Way.

Visit www.SCSCracing.com for the link to the Racer Package Discount - Host Hotel: Golden Sails Hotel (800) 762-5333 must use group code "Long Beach Sprint Nationals"- approx. 1/2 mile from course. $89/night room block expires 7/10/08, first come - first serve. Make reservations now!!!

I, IE, & PWR: Approx. 1-1/4 mile course. NOT approved for records. * * *
OPC/JH: Approx. 7/8 mile course. NOT approved for records. * * *
Safety/Rescue Team: Team Rescue

Team Rescue

LOCAL CLASS- COMP JET- NO NATIONAL POINTS, NO PRIZE MONEY. NOTE: INBOARD CLASSES- LAST CHANCE FORMAT MAY BE USED.

8/03/08 - Pit/beach area at 5 p.m. (or 1 hour after final race). Trophies will be presented to overall 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place in all competition. Prize Money to be distributed at Awards Ceremony. Each group is responsible for committed payout to their group. Local Sponsors/Series Sponsors - all classes per agreement.

Late Registration on-site Friday, 8/01/08 - from approx. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Pit area TBA. THERE WILL BE A $50 LATE FEE IMPOSED FOR THOSE REGISTERING ON-SITE ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 1! THE LATE FEE WILL NOT BE WAIVED FOR OUT-OF-TOWN/OUT-OF-REGION 12 DRIVERS.
NOTE: There will be NO on-site registration on Race Days (SAT./SUN.)! However, if you need to SCRATCH or ADD CLASSES after Saturday, see the Judges Stand.

Saturday, 8/02/08 - Pits - 8:00 a.m. * * * Sunday, 8/03/08 - Pits - 8:00 a.m.

I & IE CLASSES: $150/DAY + $50 ADD'L (FOR WEEKEND) FOR THE INBOARD ADMINISTRATIVE FUND- NAT'L CHAMPIONSHIP.
OPC: $250/WEEKEND + $50 WFLS TPAF FEE TO RPM RACING. 1803 MORGAN LANE, REDONDO BEACH, CA 90278 - PWR: $100/DAY - JH: $50/DAY
NO STEP-UP CLASS FEE. YOU MAY REGISTER FOR MORE THAN ONE CLASS/DAY AT PRESCRIBED ENTRY FEE - (SEE ABOVE.)

Mandatory Paid Pre-Registration due on or before 07/28/08. Check made payable to S.C.S.C. Must send Check and Registration to: Ann Hoban, P.O. Box 2123, Big River, CA 92242 - Check must accompany registration. SCSC is now accepting MasterCard or Visa. Please go to www.scscracing.com for race entry blank and either fill out, print and fax or send credit card authorization form. Call or Fax Ann Hoban (760) 665-8098 to Pre-Register. A $50 late fee will be applied for all entries received after 07/28/08, including any participants registering at event on 08/01/08. Late fee will not be waived for out of Region 12 owners & drivers.
NOTE: ALL REGISTRATION MUST BE SENT IN PRIOR TO July 28, 2008 TO AVOID LATE FEE!!!

Race Director (51317) ROSS WALLACH, 1803 MORGAN LN, REDONDO BEACH, CA
Referee (53791) PAT WHITCOMB, 44350 VILLETA DR, LAQUINTA, CA
Assistant Referee (865) JOHN CASTELLI, 20810 CIRCULO BAJO, YORBA LINDA, CA
Inspector (2086) JEFFREY P WOOTON, 1414 ALHAMBRA RD, S PASADENA, CA
Inspector (9627) DAVID RANKIN, 2976 GARONA DR, HACIENDA HTS, CA
Inspector (53037) JOHN AVERY, 448 E VIRGINIA AVE, GLENDORA, CA
Inspector (53037) JOHN AVERY, 448 E VIRGINIA AVE, GLENDORA, CA
Scorer (789) ANN HOBAN, PO BOX 2123, BIG RIVER, CA
Risk Manager (54115) JAY LITTLEJOHN, 4206 W FRANKLIN, FULLERTON , CA

* NOTE: 8 armbands/boat. Extra armbands can be purchased - $5 each.
* NOTE: NO Crew Wristbands will be handed out after Drivers' Meeting each day!
* NO Starting of Engines until announced at Drivers' Meeting both days.
All Times are PDT. NO Crane Launching. Pits: Keep all non-racing equipment and cars out of pit area as pit space is very limited! Buoys/Flares: There will be a $200 charge for any large course buoy (A-6) and $100 charge for any medium size (A-4) buoy that is damaged or destroyed in races, and charged to the racer(s) regardless of fault. Showcase your sponsor and your team for all media. APBA Inboard Dress Code and Pit Pass Procedures will be strictly enforced.

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.