Sunday, April 2nd at Southwick
We are pleased to announce Fly Racing as the title sponsor for the 2023 NESC season. We have lots of Fly swag to give away in the Spring and Fall Series races.
Check out all the latest Fly Racing gear and casual wear at Fly Racing.
Almost every week expert racer, Tyler Holmes, is out there making some videos when he's not racing. This week's clip is from NHMX, it's the Open A/B moto.
We've had a couple situations come up at some recent races that needed clarification in the rules.
ES-14 Use of electronic communication with the rider or use of a portable electronic device of any kind (i.e. digital music device) that would be considered a distraction while on the motorcycle during the meet is prohibited Penalty DQ for the day
E-5 No one except riders officially entered in any event may ride or practice on any racecourse the day of an event. Anyone participating without properly registering will be suspended for 90 days.
The Stuart family's track in Lyman, Maine will host Round 6 & 7 of our 66th season! Spend the Memorial Day weekend in beautiful southern Maine, the track is only a couple hours north of Boston.
To avoid long lines, we encourage riders to sign up online. The online "check-in" process is significantly faster than having to register and sign up at the window.
Each rider who registers online will receive a $5 voucher for MX207 merch items.
Signup for Saturday at this link
Singup for Sunday at this link
The NESC and MX207 will be conducting a free transponder test this weekend. All racers will need a Race Ready transponder tag for their helmet. The transponder tags will be provided free of charge this weekend at sign up.
If the test goes well the Race Ready system may be tested at other tracks and could lead to much lower or even free transponders next year.
Gates open Friday from 4:00 Arrivals Friday prior to 4:00pm will pay an additional $50.
Admission Fees: $15 per person per day (under 4 is free).
Wrist bands for Sunday only will be available at 6pm Saturday.
(for Sunday) Saturday 5:00pm-6:00pm, and Sunday 6:45am-8:30am.
Practice starts at 9:00 AM
Racing starts after practice
All riders are welcome, one day NESC cards are available and we will have transponders for free this weekend. Please note that only full NESC members earn championship points.
We will have classes for bike sizes from 50cc and up
The will be classes for all rider abilities from new C riders (formally called Novices) to National Pros to 60+ Vets.
You must have the appropriate backgrounds and readable numbers on your bikes to race shadow or ghost numbers (light gray on white or dark gray on black etc) will not be allowed
C riders are black backgrounds/white numbers
B riders are yellow backgrounds/black numbers
A and pro riders are white backgrounds/black numbers
Trash cannot be left behind you must take it with you
No pit riding allowed: only golf carts registered in the office. Must be 21 to drive a golf cart with visible permit.
No fires on the ground: fires must be contained in a fire pit.
Stacyc/electric bicycles: slowest speed only!! While in the pits.
No pit riding at MX207, This includes Surrons, 50s, 110s, golf karts, Strider bikes, bicycles, one wheels, etc. Registered racers may ride to the start gate and back to their pit area.
|Race order 2 for Saturday|
|6||50+ Open/30+ C|
|9||25+ C/40+ C|
|13||450 B/ Youth A/B|
|Race Order 3 on Sunday|
|7||30+ A/ B|
|9||45+ Open/60+ Open|
|12||50+ Open/30+ C|
|15||25+ C/ 40+C|
|19||450 B/ Youth A/B|
Contingency available for the following brands on Saturday: Honda, Suzuki, KTM, Husky, GasGas, and Yamaha.
For Sunday: Honda, Suzuki, KTM, Husky, and GasGas.
MX207 is on Rt. 202/5 just about 20 minutes off the Maine Pike in Lyman, ME, if you've never been to the track before use these directions
See the list here C riders with 40 or more points must move to B
B's with 120 or more, move to A
A riders with 220 or more move to Pro
Riders with National numbers must move to Pro per the new rules.
Riders who have moved up more than one class, say C to A, will be moved back one class, say C to B.
Some riders will have to change their numbers we will work with them to find a new number.
A Reminder for special cases
For all youth C riders earning 40 or more points, you must sign up for the Youth B amateur classes.
Youth B's with 65 or more points move to Youth A / Amateur--same number.
Youth A's with 120 or more points will move to Youth A/Expert classes as long as they are 16 years old.
No need to change your rider numbers because they are good from ages 4-18 as long as they renew but they must have y's. Vet C riders with 40+ points, must move to Vet B/Amateur classes
Vet B's with 75-119 points move to Vet A/Amateur classes
Vet A's who are not already Experts, earning additional points to earn 120 will move to Vet A/Expert classes.
Vet riders have the 111 prefix before their member ID should be able to retain their rider number, others may need to change. we will work with others on number changes.
Note to the riders who raced on Sunday that had incorrect numbers, missing numbers on some plates, and especially the youth riders with no “y’s”. Consider this your official warning to get the numbers correct or will not be able to take the gate at the next race you attend, per the NESC rules.
Mazzone, Joshua R. 43Y
Kelleher, Tresston E. 51Y
Tenney, Logan R. 129Y
Haen, Adam J. 211Y
Murphy, Ethan D. 227Y
O'Sullivan, Shaughn P. 23Y
Labouef, Jackson M. 254Y
Mastrangelo, Vincent 261Y
Smith, Nathaniel C. 313Y
Buccieri, Damian 321Y
Rush, Griffin 332Y
Here are the latest rider numbers as of 3-27-23
Parts Unlimited is proud to announce that they have teamed up with the NESC as part of the 2023 We Support the Sport® Racer Rewards Program.
The Parts Unlimited We Support the Sport® Contingency Program will reward qualified riders with parts, accessories and apparel, across a multitude of series, through its dedicated dealer network to support amateur riders nationwide. Together with our series partners, we look forward to a great year of racing.
Fill out their forms to be eligible in the Spring and the Fall contingency programs.
It's been more than six weeks since she was in a bad UTV crash. She's still in Intensive care at a hospital hours from home.
Here mom and dad, John and Colleen have been updating her progress and setbacks in a daily journal on Caring Bridge
Needless to say the expenses are piling up fast, if you can help a Go Fund Me page has been set up to help the Klardie family. Donate here
PP-1 Promotional points are accumulated per rider, not per class and they are accumulated from year to year.
A promotion to the next classification is given at the conclusion of a series if the rider has earned the proper number of points and is age eligible.
Riders moving up a class will start the class with the number of points earned to advance.
The only exception is for riders advancing two classifications. i.e. C to A, Youth C to Youth A. These riders will have their points reset to the lowest point of advancement to the next classification.
Ex: A C rider with over 120 points will be reset to a B rider with 40 points, Youth C with over 65 points will be reset to 40 points as a Youth B rider. In no case will a rider move up two classes at the end of a series.
Here's the 2023 race schedule
The Open classes will now be called the Open C, Open B and Open A classes so that they will follow the same naming convention as all the other classes.
Open Novice will now be Open C
Open Amateur will now be Open B
Open Expert will now be Open A
Due to the rising cost of just about everything involved in running a race track the entry fees will be $40. for the first and second classes and $20. for each additional class.
If you are planning on renewing or joining the NESC as a full member for 2023 please use the online form
If you would rather mail in your information please use this form
New youth members need to give the NESC the notarized short legal release before you can earn championship points, without this release on file your membership is not finalized.
Here are the final points with each rider's throw-a-way race removed. Read more
Here are the final points with each rider's throw-a-way race removed. Read more
Each of the NESC Championship series are designed to reward rider's accomplishments and their support of the NESC points paying events.
At the end of the year a Championship awards program is run to recognize the top riders in each championship class for each series that earn championship points. Riders must do at least 75% of the races in a series in order to qualify for awards.
For the 2022 fall series all of the adult class riders need to do 8 races
In the 65cc, 85cc and Supermini riders need to do 7 races
50cc riders will need to have raced in 5 races.
For most of the classes (except for the 50cc 6 out of 7, 65cc, 85cc and supermini 9 out of 10) your best 11 out of 12 races will count in the championship points standings.
If you completely miss one day then you accumulate “0” points for that day and “0” are subtracted from your final total.
If you miss no race days, then your lowest score is subtracted from your final total.
If you are disqualified from a class for any reason (whether it is for one moto or both motos), then the total score for that class on that day will not be allowed to be counted as a throwaway day.
Please bring your NESC card, your ID and your insurance card with you to sign-up. We hate to be requiring all this but the insurance companies are getting stricter and stricter with their rules, sorry for the hassle and thank you for understanding and helping out.
We will have a limited number of transponders available for rent to one day riders. The fee is $10. (plus $10 for the clip that goes on your bike) a refundable deposit of $280. in cash or credit card (with a driver's license) is required.
We are happy to announce that the NESC has been included in the 2022 Parts Unlimited Contingency program once again.
Rider will need to fill out one form for the spring and one for the fall in order to be eligible for the program.
The 2023 NESC rulebook is on line now, the printed version will be out soon. You can download the pdf version here please note the schedule page has been updated in the latest version of the pdf.
Birth certificates required only for new applications this year (send in non-returnable copies), but all forms must be notarized.
Use this form if your child will be attending the race with another adult acting as their custodian for the day.
We just got word from Mylaps that the TR-2 transponders are back in stock and can be ordered.
We still have about 22 members that have never given us their transponder numbers so they have no cards.
We have been letting things go, because they have been out of stock for so long at Mylaps they are back in stock now so no more excuses.
As an incentive for our members, Mylaps has also announced a price increase, effective October 1st, so if you order yours before the first, you will save a bit on the subscriptions.
More info and ordering info is at Speedhive
If your child is a full NESC member and a youth rider and you have not sent in the short release he or she will not be allowed to race!
One day racers may fill out a release at the track, the day of the race.
Please fill out and have the short release form notarized then mail it to the NESC ASAP! Yes, you may bring it to the NESC at the tracks
PO BOX 609
North Berwick, ME 03906
We are looking for someone to help out at the races in the NESC office. Duties would include signing up riders, renting transponders, helping with the scoring, posting results and helping to setup the race in Trackside. This would be a part time paid position and you should be able to attend most of the NESC races.
Experience in Trackside a plus but training will be available.
If you're interested please send an email to the NESC at this link
Log into your MyLaps Connect account when activating your X2 transponder. If you are not logged into your account when you click the "Continue" button it will only be activated for the current weekend!
Note: the orange transponders will still work, please make sure those are charged and that your subscription is still active.
More info and ordering info is at Speedhive.
Update your transponder subscription here
If you need to rent a transponder please print out this form and fill it out before coming up to rent your transponder. The fee is $10. per day (we have bike clips for sale at $10.) a $280 refundable deposit is required either cash or a credit card and a driver's license. NESC transponder rentals are cash only (you can leave your credit card as the security deposit)
In order to be more in line with the age requirements with other organizations we've changed the Youth Class age definitions for this season. Now whatever age you were on January 1st is your NESC age. This applies to all the Youth Classes from the 50cc up to the Youth A.
|Email address:||Click here to email the NESC|
|2022 Board of directors||
David Clemence President
|Senior Rider Reps:|
|Alternate Rider Reps:||
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.
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:
PO BOX 609
North Berwick, ME 03906
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If you have changed your address this year, please notify the NESC by email ASAP.
Sunday, April 2nd at Southwick
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Lots of cool T-shirts, hoodies, mugs and more to choose from, grab a cool gift for your favorite racer!
For the third year in a row Craftsman tools kicked in a bunch of prizes for our Awards Banquet, one of them being this giant mechanics tool chest which was won by Jeff Martel, on the left with Jason Hargreaves