Saturday, September 6, 2008

Dirt Crit Finale


The Short Track Dirt Crit Championship


The Velo Force Short Track Dirt Crit Series Finale

Race Date: Oct 5th 2008

Fun, Low Pressure off Road Short Track Mountain Bike Racing


Races were held every Thursday in July/August at Castlewood State Park. Racers showed in abundance to test their skill against others of the same level. Each week payouts were given3 deep for the winners of each class and points awarded for the series. These racers are now in competition for the Championship to be held on Oct. 5th. Come test your skill against the best and personal best in the state while having fun in the dirt.

Series Standings are here

The races will be “geared” towards all levels. All racers are encouraged to race in the group they feel most comfortable in. Women are encouraged to participate in the B’s so we can award the top female championship podium.


Registration will open at 8:00 AM for all races.


The “A” Race (Expert racers and ewannabes) will be @ 9:00 AM, 45 minutes+ 2 laps

The “B” Race (Sport Racers, Women and swannabes) will be @ 10:00 AM, 25 minutes+ 2 laps

The “C” Race (Beginner Racers and Juniors over 12) will be @ 11:00 AM, 15 minutes+ 2 laps

The “K” Race (Kids, 12 and under) will be @ 11:30 AM, 1 lap.

And introducing…the much anticipated….

The “PF” Race (You pick two person baton pass) will be @ 12:00 PM 45 plus 2 laps

RACE FEES: $20 per person, as many races as you want! Kids race free but need waiver.

PRIZES (each race):

Awards for top 3 in each category (Cash for A race: 1st=$40, 2nd=$25, 3rd=$10).

Food, drink and heinousnicity included

PRIZES (series points total):

Awards for series winners (3 deep) given at party after PF race-

Cash for A race: 1st=$100, 2nd=$75, 3rd=$50


From the south on I-44 or I-55: Take the Hwy. 141 exit and travel north on Hwy. 141 to Big Bend Road. Turn left onto Big Bend Road and travel west to Ries Road. Go left on Ries to T at Kiefer Creek Road, turn left on Kiefer Creek into park.

From I-270: Take the Dougherty Ferry Road exit and travel west on Dougherty Ferry to Big Bend Road. Turn right onto Big Bend Road and travel west to Ries Road. Go left on Ries to T at Kiefer Creek Road, turn left on Kiefer Creek into park.

From the north on U.S. Hwy. 40/61: Take the Clarkson exit (near Chesterfield Mall) and travel south. Clarkson crosses Manchester Road and becomes Kiefer Creek Road which leads into the state park.

When you get there: Enter park and continue along road, under RR bridge to first parking lot. 20 MPH speed limit in the park

All racers must have NORBA license, one day licenses available for $5.

Helmets required.

Contact or check the message board.

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