APBA Race Circular

2009 Long Beach Sprint Nationals -Hoban Memor
8/8/2009 – 8/9/2009
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SPEEDBOAT CLUB #72
 
RPM Racing Enterprises, LLC 
12    2315   
Long Beach, CA MARINE STADIUM
6/17/2009
 
7/10/2009

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 host hotel Racer Package Discount or type http://www.getzee.com/seafestival/hotels_sprint.htm - Host Hotel: "The Guest House" Hotel (562) 597-1341 Sprint Nationals Rate: $89 Single/Double
Click 'Reservations' & enter Promotional/Group must uese group Code: SPRINT
approx. 1.5 miles from course. racer rate room block expires 7/10/08, first come - first serve. Make reservations now!!!
Overflow hotel is Hampton Inn & Suites
2401 Seal Beach Blvd. Seal Beach, CA 90740
P: (562) 594-3939
Sprint Nationals Rate: $109 Single/Double; $129 Suite, first come, first served, limited qty.

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

Team Rescue

Local Class Nostalgia Flat, No National points. PWR Sprint Race Classes - Pro/Am Open, Vet/Master Open, Novice Open. 10+ racers/class may run for an APBA National Sprint Championship. WFLS, WPRA, SSRA Series Rules apply.

8/09/09 - 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. $10,000 in Prize money to be divided between SS, PS, Crackerbox, KRR at the awards ceremony ($2,500/class). Other classes Prize Money to be distributed at Awards Ceremony. Each group is responsible for payout to their group. Local Sponsors/Series Sponsors - all classes per agreement.

Late Registration on-site Friday, 8/07/09 - 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 7! 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, 8/08/09 - PITS - 8:00 A.M.* * *
SUNDAY, 8/09/09 - PITS - 8:00 A.M.

All CLASSES: $350 Weekend Fee + $50 ADD'L (FOR WEEKEND) FOR THE INBOARD ADMINISTRATIVE FUND- NAT'L CHAMPIONSHIP. $20 for IE Admin Fund.
Note: $50 of entry received will go towards prize money for the respective class.
SST-45 $50 WFLS TPAF FEE TO RPM RACING. 1803 MORGAN LANE, REDONDO BEACH, CA 90278 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 08/04/09. Check made payable to S.C.S.C. Must send Check and Registration to: Jeannie Doidge, 10115 Gaviota Ave., North Hills, CA 91343-1432 - 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 Jeannie Doidge phone (818) 894-3759 fax(818)894-6369 to Pre-Register. Email Jeannie at jdsjmom@aol.com. A $50 late fee will be applied for all entries received after 08/04/09, including any participants registering at event on 08/07/09. Late fee will not be waived for out of Region 12 owners & drivers.
NOTE: ALL REGISTRATION MUST BE SENT IN PRIOR TO 08/04/09 TO AVOID LATE FEE!!!

Race Director (51317) ROSS WALLACH, 1803 MORGAN LN, REDONDO BEACH, CA
Referee (50516) MARK WHEELER, 7754 WARWICK CT, RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA
Assistant Referee (865) JOHN CASTELLI, 20810 CIRCULO BAJO, YORBA LINDA, CA
Assistant Referee (10787) DOUG REA, 1450 EAST PEBBLE RD #2051, LAS VEGAS, NV
Inspector (8759) ROGER CARR, 31272 VIA SAN VICENTE, SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA
Inspector (9627) DAVID RANKIN, 2976 GARONA DR, HACIENDA HTS, CA
Inspector (74885) DENNIS BURNS, 6191 CHERRY COURT, PHELAN, CA
Scorer (12547) JEANNIE DOIDGE, 10115 GAVIOTA AVE, NORTH HILLS, 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.
* Last chance qualifier format may be used per rulebook.
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.