No NESC event this Sunday (6-26) but there are still some places to race
On Saturday Central Cycle Club is holding the third annual Rob Howard Memorial race, it's open to all riders 13 and older, no membership required, no transponders needed.
There's a $5,000.00 Pro purse that attract some of the fastest racers in New England.
All the proceeds go to the Rob Howard Rider Down fund to help injured racers.
Up in Minot, Maine at Hemond's MX Park they're holding their annual big race, the New England Gold Cup. It's two days of racing.
Pre-entry closes Wednesday 6/22 at 10pm. You can pre-enter using the EMXN system or with a paper entry found on the New England Classic page on the HMXP website.
Sunday, July 3rd, MX207, Lyman, Maine
NESC Spring Series round 12 heads back up to MX207 on the 4th of July weekend, come up early and ride practice on Saturday and then stay late till Monday and take in one of Maine's nearby beaches or lobster shacks.
Come race, one day racers are always welcome and there will be classes for bikes from 50cc and up.
Yamaha, Kawasaki and KTM are paying contingency at MX207 on Sunday, July 3rd
Sign-up in the morning from 7:00-8:45
Camping is free and there are plenty of nice level spots to park. Gates open at 9:00AM on Saturday
There is water available in the pits.
The snack bar will be open from 7:00AM till 7:00PM.
Use these directions if you've never been to MX207 before, it's an easy drive off The Maine Pike
Please have your forms all filled out before you get to the track, use this form, fill it out on your computer and then print it out at home on your printer.
When entering a race at MX207
Make checks payable to:
PO Box 207
E Waterboro, ME 04030
||250 Lites A/Pro/ Youth A
||250 Lites C
||450 MX B
||450 MX C/40+ C
||250 Lites B
||450 MX Pro/A
||55+ Open/ Female
||40+ A/40+ B
||50+ Open/30+ C
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Notes from the office
Forms must be completely filled out, all information must be on the forms before they can be processed, especially transponder numbers and notary stamps.
Incomplete forms must be returned, unprocessed.
Also, make sure you mail your pre-entry form to the track you want to race at and not the NESC, the pre-entry addresses are here.
Remind everyone to charge their Flex and Classic transponders for at least 12 hours before race day. Newer X2’s require only 4 hours to charge.
If they are blinking fast red then they need to buy more time directly from Mylaps; their subscriptions are expired or for the new X2 units, they need to be activated before use.
Expired Flex units: You must purchase more time on Mylaps.com and then connect the transponder through your computer to the Flex Manager program on the Mylaps website and activate them.
For fast blinking X2 units they must be activated directly from the Mylaps website, by logging on to the rider’s Mylaps account.
NESC has no Internet connection available on its computers at Southwick or Central Village. We cannot activate your transponders.
Rule updates for 2016
Youth c riders to youth b changes to 30 points (full amateur). Seems that this is a big problem for those attending LL qualifiers these days b is b with them so if you race youth B at NESC and elsewhere they consider you to be full amateur in all classes.
The other notable changes were to one-day fees, One day rider fees are available for $10 per day for riders with Mylaps transponders. The fee for riders without transponders will be $20 plus a $10 fee for purchase of the transponder holder. A $200, refundable, transponder security deposit fee (CASH ONLY) will be required for each transponder. If you use this option the fee will not be added on at a later date and not used towards a full NESC competition card. You will earn prizes for the day as they apply. No Tom Timonen benefits, No championship points for one day riders. One day riders do earn promotional points. One day riders can earn contingencies if they apply.
No more frame numbers required on entry forms.
The address change for Roger Davis, the administrator of The Tom Timonen Fund. The new address is:
Roger Davis c/o
Davis & Rubin
300 Crown Colony Drive, Suite 504
Quincy, MA 02169
Tel: 617-471-4300 between 9:00-5:00 PM only, Fax: 617-742-4304 Mon. through Fri.
clarification of the Expert/Pro class. Riders who have earned a two digit national number or qualified for a national or supercross, earned a top five position in an NESC Pro/Expert championship series or earned a total of 220 promotional points are Pro riders. An expert rider must be of 16 years of age with an accumulation of 120 promotional points.
Now there's a 10 race minimum required to be eligible for year end awards. Some tracks feel that we have low turnouts at some events because riders have no commitment to the series, they race only half of the events. They
can skip all the Maine races and still get 7 per half by going only to MA
and CT to ride.
Also it is very important to understand that the parental consent form listed is for parents that are sending their minors to race events where they will not be present. They must name the person acting as guardian for the
day, it must be notarized and we need a new form for every event. We have no blanket minor releases at NESC.
Did you know...
Did you know that the NESC is a non-profit corporation? The NESC runs off only the funds collected from membership fees (either full year or one day) and the transponder rental fees. The NESC does not make money from the race entries and gate fees at the races.
Did you know that one dollar from every entry goes into the Tom Timonen Fund that is in place to help riders injured in NESC races?
2016 NESC officers and directors
President David Clemence
Vice Presidents Ron Mead and Kevin Bishop
Treasurer John Delgrosso
Secretary Shaunna Knuth
Senior rider reps
Alternate rider reps
Trackside X2 Transponders
The new transponder model from Trackside, the X2 will be compatible with the NESC scoring system. These will have to be activated by the rider before they get to the track.
2016 NESC application on-line
Use this form to renew your NESC number from 2015 or to join as a new member.
The NESC Scholarship program.
This fund awards $2,000.00 annually to college students meeting NESC requirements.
Eligibility requirements: Must be a NESC member for at least two years in good standing and a full time student at a fully accredited college, university, or technical school. Rider must have attended at least 10 NESC races in the current year.
Compose a cover letter to NESC requesting consideration for the NESC Scholarship program; naming the college/course of study you plan on attending.
A copy of your final grades from the most recent term.
A letter from your college registrar’s office confirming acceptance to the school.
Please send the above requirements by November 1st; we will make the decisions for awards just prior to the annual banquet.
Deadline to apply is November 1st of the current racing year.
Please send your information to
P.O. Box 1680
Wells, ME 04090
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Huge points fund for the Pro/Expert classes
Last year $25,000.00 was paid out at the Awards banquet to the Expert and Pro riders in the top 15 and this year with bigger turn outs it could be even more.
100% plus payback ten spots in the 250 & 450 expert/pro motos
Not 3, not 5, but all the way back to tenth place*! No New England series pays out what the NESC races pay out. *Riders must place in the top ten of a moto (combined expert and pro to win cash). Expert class riders are also eligible for trophies in their class.
If you have changed your address this year, please notify the NESC by email ASAP.