October 1 Southwick

Welcome Fly Racing!

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.

NESC Meeting Wednesday, September 27

Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Time: 6:00pm
Location: Double Tree by Hilton Boston 5400 Computer Drive, Westborough MA 01581

Meeting Agenda
Topic 1: Minutes from last meeting
A. Review minutes
B. Approve minutes
Topic 2: Track 508
Topic 3: Tracks Year End Review
Topic 4: Next Year’s Schedule 2024
A. Spring schedule
B. Fall schedule
Topic 5: Youth Riders
Topic 6: Transponder Rental
Topic 7: Rules
Topic 8: Banquet
Topic 9: Next Meeting
Topic 10: New Business

Sunday, October 1 at The Wick 338 in Southwick, Massachusetts 2023 Fall Series round seven sponsored by Fly Racing .

Fall riding at The Wick 338, doesn't get much better than that! Get your bike ready and tell your friends to get their bikes ready, Southwick always draws a big crowd of riders and spectators, this should be a really big race!
One day riders are always welcome!
There will be classes for all riders from 65cc's to 60+ Vets
100%+ Pro/A Rider cash purse plus lots of contingency money up for grabs.
Spectators are welcome, Southwick has a lots of level pit area with plenty of room for RVs, a great snack bar and multiple viewing locations accessible to all ticket holders where you can see lots of the track and a track layout that's the favorite of many racers.

Weekend schedule

Gates open from 5:00-10:00 PM on Saturday and 6:30 AM on Sunday
Admission $15. per person
No Saturday Open practice for this weekend
Sign up Sunday 7:00 AM until 9:00 AM
Racing starts after practice

Attention parents of minors racing at Southwick

Effective immediately per order of The Wick 338's insurance company, any minor riding an open practice, taking a motocross class or racing at The Wick 338 must have the Minor Release signed and notarized by both parents! We know this is a huge inconvenience and we wish we didn't have to enforce it but our hands are tied, we have no choice.

If both parents are present at the track they may sign the form in the presence of a track official who will have to check IDs.

If one parent will not be able to make it to the track they must sign and have the form notarized and then the other parent can bring it with them to the track where they can sign it in front of a track official who will have to check an ID.

There is a box to initial for sole guardians.

When filling out the Minor Release enter a date range of March 27 until December 5th to be covered for the year. All parents who bring a release dated that way will be given a card stating that they have a release on file and will not have to bring a new one at every event.

We are sorry to have to do this and we thank you so much for your cooperation.

This DOES NOT eliminate the need for at least one of the parents or guardians to be present at sign up for the minor.

If your child will be attending and riding at an open practice, a motocross school or racing at The Wick 338 both parents must sign and have notarized the Guardian Form appointing a legal (over 18) guardian for the day.

One day riders are welcome

All riders are welcome, one day NESC cards are available and we will have transponders for rent. 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) Please note that only full NESC members earn championship points.

We will have classes for bike sizes from 65cc and up (Southwick does not run the 50cc class at their NESC races)
There will be classes for all rider abilities from new C riders (formally called Novices) to National Pros to 60+ Vets.


Southwick's food vendor will not be open this Sunday, please bring your own food and drinks to The Wick 338 race.

Race order for Southwick

Race order #2
1,30+ A/B
2,45+ Open/60+Open
3,250 B
4,**250 A/Pro
5,50+ Open/30+ C
6,Youth C
7,25+ A/B
8,25+ C/40+ C
9,85cc 9-11/12-15yrs
10,40+ A/B
11,450 C
12,450 B/ YouthA/B
13,**450 A/Pro
14,55+ Open/Female
16,Open C
17,Open B
18,Open A
19,Super Mini
20,250 C
Practice order: Vets, Amateurs, Experts Novices, 85's and 65's

Contingency this weekend

Contingency available for the following brands on Sunday: Honda, Suzuki, KTM, Husky and GasGas.

Directions to Southwick

Southwick is in Western Massachusetts, just outside the center of town off Rt. 57, if you've never been to the track before use these directions

Tyler Holmes clip of the week

Almost every week expert racer, Tyler Holmes, is out there making some videos when he's not racing. This week's clip is the 250 Pro/A/B Class at NHMX.

Spring Series Final Points

Here are the final points with the throwaways taken out. See how you and all your racing friends ended up here

Promotional points updated 7-12-23

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.

track rules

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 fires on the ground: fires must be contained in a fire pit.
Stacyc/electric bicycles: slowest speed only!! While in the pits.
NO FIRES ON THE GROUND: must be contained in a fire pit TRASH: Carry out what you carry in. Trash cannot be left behind, you MUST take it with you

no pit riding

No pit riding, 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. The only motorized vehicles in the pits are golf carts, that must registered in the office and race machines.

Rule book updates

We've had a couple situations come up at some recent races that needed clarification in the rules.
G-20 Starting Procedures and Regulations: The track Referee shall decide on the number of motorcycles to start in each race.
B. Riders may not start more than one (1) foot behind the starting gate and must be in the center of the gate. Penalty is loss of one (1) lap.

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 race course the day of an event. Anyone participating without properly registering will be suspended for 90 days.

NESC rider numbers

Here are the latest rider numbers as of 3-27-23

Parts Unlimited contingency for 2023

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.

Alison Klardie still needs your support

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

Promotional points rule update for 2023

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.

2023 schedule

Here's the 2023 race schedule

Open class name changes

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

Entry fee price update

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.

Please renew or join the NESC

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

Attention new members

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.

2022 Fall Series final points

Here are the final points with each rider's throw-a-way race removed. Read more

2022 Spring Series final points

Here are the final points with each rider's throw-a-way race removed. Read more

75% of the races needed to qualify for year end awards

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.

Series scoring, how throw aways work

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.

All riders, please bring your cards to sign-up

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.

Parts unlimited contingency for 2022

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.

Spring form

Fall form

2023 rulebook on line (updated 5-26)

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.

Proof of age required for all new riders

Birth certificates required only for new applications this year (send in non-returnable copies), but all forms must be notarized.

NESC Parent consent form

Use this form if your child will be attending the race with another adult acting as their custodian for the day.

Attention youth rider parents!

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

help wanted

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

Transponder update! Subscription Updating!

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

transponder rentals

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)

Youth class age updates

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.

Board of directors and contact info

Mailing address:

PO BOX 609
North Berwick, ME  03906

Email address: Click here to email the NESC
2023 Board of directors

David Clemence President
John Majcher Vice President
John Delgrosso Treasurer
Janice Majcher Secretary

Senior Rider Reps:

Jason Hargreaves
Dennis Fazio
Jason Allan
Kenny Robertson
Brittani Majcher
Tim Teves

Alternate Rider Reps:

Jack Camelio
Jeff Kozacka

Competition Committee: Ruthie Pepoon

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.

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.
Application process:
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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