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MRA Photo Gallery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Subscription Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 Our Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 KENDA TIRES Harescramble Hotshot – Cody Smith . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

Justin Frederick (32F) is your Champion in the 85cc 12-15 Division, not Supermini as stated in the December '04 issue.

Hello Race Fans!

Happy New Year everyone and Happy 2005 Race Season, can you believe it? It seems like the season came back just as fast as it went. I guess when you truly love what you do; time is just another number that you keep track of. Anyhow, we're back and it's time to kick off another exciting year of Racing Action here in the region, and what a year I believe it's going to be. Your options are great if you are a motocross or off road racer here in the North East. For you Hare Scramble racers, the season kicks off the first weekend of February with round #1 of the BP Promotions PA State Hare Scramble Series at the Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club in Pine Grove, PA. The state series will consist of 12 rounds this year with events being held at various venues around the state. The series is again being sponsored by MSR and Answer Racing with huge end of year payouts and contingencies. If you're a Hare Scrambler, this series is worth checking out. For all you Motocrossers, the season will kick off as it has for the past 27 years at the Motorama Indoor races in Harrisburg, PA the third weekend of February. From there the sky's the limit; you have a ton of options to choose from this year. Of course District 6 will be running their Championship Point Series which consists of 21 rounds divided between all D6 tracks. In addition and partly in conjunction with that you will be able to compete in the new Ultimate MX Series which is being sponsored by Tucker Rocky Distributing. Check their ad elsewhere in MRA, I'm sure this will be a series worth looking in to. Then there is the new Mason Dixon Riding Association which will be hosting a 12 round series being held at various tracks along the Maryland and Pennsylvania border offering great payouts at each event along with some huge year end awards. I told you it was gonna be good !! It is more important now than ever for you to stay tuned to MRA for all of your racing options and of course to keep up with all of the in depth race coverage of all of these great events. Remember, you can find all of the information you need to have a successful race season right here in the pages of MRA. Check out our winter subscription promotion on the inside front cover of this months issue. RRP and MSR have stepped up to make the deal even sweeter in addition to all of the great stuff you'll find right here. Have a great start to the racing season and be sure to read MRA each and every month. And please stay logged on to our website at www.mcracingaction.com for all of your great racing photos. I guess the only other thing you need to do is hold on tight, this season is gonna rock.

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Action from Last Year's Motorama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 Flying Dutchmen Hare Scramble – November 21, 2004 Results . . . . . . . 10 2004 Final District 6 MX Point Standings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 2004 Final D6 Harescramble Point Standings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 2005 D6 Advancement Points . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 District 6 Motocross Advancements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 2004 BP Promotions/FDMC Hare Scramble Banquet – By Jim Bull . 24-26 MRA Racer Review – Chip Lengle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 Total Two Wheel Training – Trainin–Keep it Fun! – By Bob Schuler . . . . . . . . . 29 2004 Timonium Indoor Short Track Series – By Len Breech . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 Racer's Edge – 2005, Sheesh that was quick! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Upcoming Events . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 2004 E.C.E.A. Final Point Standings – By Brian Hartem . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 E.C.E.A Youth Classes/D6 Hare Scramble Classes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Ultimate Motocross Championship Series Letter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38

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2005 Spring/Summer Schedule May 15      May 21   May 22   May 29   May 30   June 12   June 25   June 26   July 9    July 10   July 16   July 17

RIZZON CYCLE, INC. ECEA & D-6 Racer discounts available.

553 Lincoln Boulevard • Middlesex, NJ 08846

First Annual  Spring ATV Poker Run  Sponsored By CJ's Motorsports 

See Rizzon Cycle for all your On & Off Road needs.

Supercross Motocross District 4 Points

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WNYOA Harescramble Supercross Motocross Supercross Motocross Supercross Motocross District 4 Points

New for 2005 • New Challenging Sections Added to MX Track • New Supercross Track Under Lights • New Pee Wee Track • New Improved Parking Facility

www.milesmountainmx.com

Miles Mountain Motocross Mike and Phillip Egleston RD 1 Box 12 Elkland, PA 16920 Phone: 814-258-5593 Email: milesmountainmx@yahoo.com

Check Website for Complete 2005 Schedule www. milesmountainmx.com

Proud Sponsors of the 2005 E.C.E.A. & P.A. State Hare Scramble Series

TIRES

HareScramble HOTSHOT Event: BP State /D6/ FDMC Hare Scramble Series

Rider:

Cody Smith Hometown: Marietta, PA

Age: 17 yrs. Race #: 5 Race #: Yamaha YZ250F Experience: Racing 2 years 2004 Class: 80-Open C 2005 Class: 250 B Hobbies: Jet Ski, Hunting, Cars Sponsors: Looking MRA would like to feature Cody Smith as this months Kenda Hare Scramble Hotshot. Cody has been riding for the past 10 years and has just recently decided to take his love and talents of riding his motorcycle and applying them to the race track. Cody started his racing career just two short years ago in the 85cc 12-15 year old division. In his first year of competition he scored a fourth place finish in the Flying Dutchmen Series and a ninth in the PA State Series. In 2004 Cody was able to get a new ride and he moved on to the 80-open C division. Since then he has been tearing up the race track and in his first full year on the big bike he has put up some very impressive finishes. This year at the Dutchmen, Cody finished first in track points and he nailed a fourth in the district. He ran three out of the 10 rounds in the PA State Series and ended up in fifth place. Cody will be back for 2005 and competing in the 250 B division. Prospective sponsors, if you're looking for a young hot talent racing the Hare

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Miles Mountain Motocross


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Jeremy Cook flies high above the Motorama Track

Pat Brown competes in the ATV Jump Styling Contest.

It's always a good thing to get the checkers at Motorama.

85 cc warriors wait to hit the track. The Trials Competition is always fun to watch. 2004 brought Youth ATV Racing to Motorama

John Natalie leads the way in expert action.

Barry Carsten(96) and Ty Wallace(86) always put on a great show.

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Action from last years motorama


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Tomahawk MX Park - Centrally located and nestled in the beautiful West Virginia hills, features a 1.3 Mile GP style Motocross Track, a Kids Arenacross Track, and a Hare Scramble Loop. We are currently in the process of adding 2 new Kids Tracks and a new Supercross Track, giving Tomahawk a total of 5 tracks. With our new Kids Tracks you can bring your beginner riders out and feel secure knowing that they'll be safe and having fun, even if they're just learning. These additional tracks will be open for the upcoming season. With our various tracks and layouts, we cater to all skill levels and ages. Tomahawk has open practice year round (weather permitting in winter), and there are no memberships required to practice. Practice days are Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Be sure to check our website at www.tomahawkmx.com for updates on practices and races. For the 2005 season, Tomahawk MX will be part of the new Mason Dixon Riding Association (MDRA). We will host two MDRA races, in addition to our own racing schedule. Bikes and Quads are welcome at Tomahawk on practice days. For this upcoming season, we will split up the race days for bikes and quads, so they do not race on the same days.

2005 Schedule of Events MotoCross Series

bikes only                        

Quad MX Series quads only

arch 13  MX                     M July 9 Quad MX July 10  MX                        Aug 6 Quad MX Aug 7  MX                          Aug 20 Quad MX Aug 21 MX                       Nov 6 Quad MX Oct 15 MX  Saturday race combined bikes and quads Nov 5  MX  Saturday race bikes only

HareScramble Series IronBoss Team Races bikes and quads                Feb 27 Harescramble        Apr 24 Harescramble        Sept 18 Harescramble Oct 16 Harescramble

bikes and quads Apr 10 – 3 hours Nov 20 – 3 hours

Special Events

**MDRA MX Race May 21-22 Sat practice, Sun Race **MDRA MX Race Jun 4-5 Sat practice, Sun Race **these are bike only races (no quads)

NEW FOR 2005 – YOUTH QUAD RACES:

We will be holding Youth Quad Races for the 2005 season. The classes will be as follows: Quads 50cc stock 4-6 Yrs. 50cc stock 7-8 Yrs. 51-70cc 6-11 Yrs. Production Frame and engine cases must be stock. You can port use pipes etc. 71-90cc 8-15 Yrs. Production Frame and engine cases must be stock. You can port use pipes etc. 70cc class 6-11 Yrs. 90cc class 9-15 Yrs. Other Offerings For The Upcoming Season: TRACK RENTAL AVAILABLE PRIVATE LESSONS MOTOCROSS SCHOOL CONCESSION STAND PARTS AND ACCESSORIES AVAILABLE AT THE TRACK

Details on points, track series awards, sponsors, race times and adult pitbike races will be posted soon (we will have our own track points with year end awards for those who participate in all races of any of our series…MX, QUAD, Harescramble.

Directions:

Tomahawk MX is located just on the outskirts of Martinsburg, WV in the town of Hedgesville, WV. Follow Rt. 9 about 6 miles, then turn left onto Back Creek Valley Rd. (just past Tomahawk Elementary and Church) Follow Back Creek Valley Rd. for about 2.5 miles. Make right onto Tomahawk Run Rd. (immediately after green house and just before Tomahawk store) Tomahawk MX will be about 1.5 miles at bottom of hill on right (second driveway). Look for sign.

Call us at (304) 229-6682

AMA Cards required at all Events No district cards needed to race You must have a MDRA Card to race MDRA Events

Website: www.tomahawkmx.com


www.njorvp.org

beginner Track

Family Fun

ATV/Truck Track

Come Check out the Newly Designed Tracks for 2005!

Supercross Track

www.njorvp.org Offer Expires 3/31/2005

MX Schools

7th, April 9th, May and July 9th to Sign up early ot!! p s reserve your

Grand Opening at Doublin Gap Saturday, March 5th Sunday, March 6th

Practice from 10:00am to 4pm ***Seasoner Opener!!

Friday, March 18th Saturday, March 19th Sunday, March 20th

Practice from 12 Noon to 4pm ***Race – Northeast Classic Warm Up Race – Northeast Classic Sponsored by Cumberland Kawasaki & Roxys Cycles – Factory Contingencies and a Motorcycle Giveaway!

Saturday, April 2nd Sunday, April 3rd

Practice from 10am to 4pm and Adult Pit Bike Races Race – District 6 Points Series Event Sponsored by Ephrata Cycle & Sport

Sunday, May 8th

***Rider Appreciation Day Sponsored by Roxys Cycles

NEW

***All 50 cc riders receive trophies. ***120% Expert Payback

***Denotes Youth A-B-C classes racing

Wow – New to Doublin Gap MX park this year: Youth Classes A-B-C at most of our races. Also, Senior B and all regular classes will be racing. For those of you who want to be more competitive and race to your ability, come on out to Doublin Gap and check out these new classes!! Call for information.

Gates Open 7:00 AM Gates Close 11:00 PM Sign in 8:00 to 10:00 AM Riders Meeting 11:00 AM Racing Starts 12:30 PM Chapel Service 10:30 AM

Track located six miles North of Shippensburg, Pa. on Route 696

For Information call

717-249-6036 Or check the web at

www.doublingap.com Email: doublingap@aol.com

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PO Box 501 • Chatsworth, NJ 08019-0501 (609) 726-0900 • FAX (609) 726-1941

Wood trails

Intermediate Track

playground

New Jersey Off Road Vehicle Park


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Flying Dutchmen hare scramble November 21, 2004

The Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club ended their 2004 Hare Scrambles season in the mud as is the tradition at the Dutchmen the day after their year end banquet. Mother Nature dumped a ton of rain on the facility all day Saturday and thru the night to create a very sloppy race course, but that did not discourage the 100's of die hard racers that have come to love the mud here at the Dutchmen. Five foot trophies were offered to the class winners on the day and were sponsored by the Style Studio Hair Salon in Bensalem, PA. The FDMC has a full Hare Scrambles schedule on tap for the 2005 season beginning with Round # 1 of the BP Promotions PA State Hare Scrambles Series in early February. You can get their complete schedule on the web at www.flyingdutchmenmc.net and be sure to check out complete event photos from today at www.mcracingaction.com Results: Motorcycles

50 Oil / XR 50: 1. Mason Evitts; 2. Alexander Miller; 3. Walter Bond; 4. Russel Steale; 5. Dalton Dunman; 6. Dawson Evitts. 50 Stock (4-8): 1. Dieter Willenbrock. 65 (7-9): 1. William Eaton; 2. Chase Rusden; 3. Dakota Dunman; 4. Ethan Joudas; 5. Nicholas Maresca; 6. Christopher Vanbuskirk; 7. Marcus Boddie; 8. Luke Palanicole; 9. Dieter Willenbrock. 65 (10-11): 1. Shane Hufford, Jr.: 2. Raven Finnefrock. 85 (7-11): 1. Timothy Savidge, Jr. 2. Andrew Homick; 3. James McCoce; 4. Drey Boddie; 5. Daniel Bromley; 6. Michael DeWald; 7. Ryan Slane; 8. Zachery Smith. 85 (12-15): 1. Aaron Mulhern; 2. Joshua Smith; 3. Ian Pannebakker; 4. Cody Mummert; 5. Kyle Andrews; 6. Caleb Finnefrock; 7. Ray Mullen; 8. Billy Liesch; 9. Justin Frederick. Super Mini: 1. Stephen Morelli; 2. Alex Dolan; 3. Cody Burns; 4. Cory Symans; 5. Dale Wakefield, Jr. 110 AC: 1. Brandon Woolf; 2. Stephen Ward; 3. Josh Rakuin; 4. Trent Noll; 5. Tabatha Roser; 6. Connor Sylvia; 7. Zachary Keller; 8. Ronald Kingsboro II; 9. Brandon Belsak; 10. Charles Burnett. 150 4 Stroke: 1. Charles Lengle; 2. Teddy Lynch; 3. Jesse Eidan; 4. Daniel Buckley; 5. Woody Fregia, Jr.; 6. Anthony Fiore; 7. Jim Redclay; 8. Edgar Bixby; 9. Shawn Kozak; 10. Leeann Bange. 16 +: 1. David Devenney; 2. Jay Shelton. 201-Open A: 1. Tristian Hury; 2. Eric Wesner; 3. Matthew Hunter; 4. David Gatyas; 5. Jedidiah Haines. Vet A: 1. Bob Walton; 2. Mike Reichert; 3. Chris Reichert; 4. Craig Stamm; 5. Mike Ego.

Mother Nature supplied the mud that we've all come to know and love at the Dutchmen.

Vet B: 1. Kevin Watto; 2. Thomas Polon; 3. John Grasser; 4. Roger Weaver; 5. Peter Chiora. 86-200 B: 1. Travis Jurel; 2. Kevin Karwaski; 3. John Connelly; 4. Matthew Garlinghouse; 5. Trevor White. 86-Open C: 1. Jared Dawson; 2. Jeremy Kready; 3. Jim Cassel; 4. James Devonshire; 5. Mark Gonzalez. 201-250 B: 1. Luke Bange; 2. Cody Smith; 3. Eric Waltz; 4. Sean Vanassen; 5. Alan Zoccaria. 251-Open B: 1. Nick Guiseppe; 2. William Leach; 3. David Reinert; 4. Thomas Simpson; 5. Andrew Szymczak. Senior: 1. Sean Petri; 2. Rick Wychunas; 3. Jerome Lynn; 4. Thomas Cichon; 5. Brian Karwaski. Super Senior: 1. Burd Guers; 2. Kenneth Reber; 3. Kenneth Ettinger; 4. Melvin Hall; 5. Ray Szymczak.

Utility: 1. Dave Porzi; 2. Jim Stack; 3. Karl Vanassen; 4. Bryan Vanassen. Auto Sport: 1. Timothy McAndrew; 2. Thomas Smith; 3. Tom Hetzandorf; 4. Jordan Blanck; 5. Andrew Hambright. Vet: 1. Joe Borich; 2. Brian Shinkanon; 3. Tim Smith; 4. Richard Correll. Senior: 1. Randy Smith; 2. Albert Jones; 3. David Madaro; 4. Jeff Kearney. 91-300, 2 & 4 Stroke: 1. Joseph Papa; 2. Michael Bataglia; 3. Tim Olsen; 4. Dustin Bergey; 5. Michael Longcor.

Brian Ego wins the 71-90cc ATV Division

ATV

50 Stock (4-8): 1. Allie Slate; 2. Gabriella Ecpinosa; 3. Brian Thorson; 4. Robert Frederick; 5. Colin Dunn; 6. Zachary Graybeal. 51-70 Pro. (6-11): 1. Derrec Robinson; 2. Colby Chinchar; 3. Andrew Thorson; 4. Haydn Wolpert; 5. Austin Findley. 71-90 Pro. (9-15): 1. Brian Ego; 2. Kenton Heinbaugh; 3. Cody Spitler; 4. Samantha Vanbuskirk; 5. Joshua Weikel; 6. Nicole Brown; 7. Joseph Bromley; 8. Colton Bloser; 9. Steven George; 10. William Marshall. Open A: 1. Rob Hertz; 2. Matthew Smiley; 3. Michael Lucas; 4. Jarrod McClure; 5. Traci Cecco. Open B: 1. Blake Kramer; 2. Brad Tabertshofer; 3. Kevin Druckenmiller; 4. Karl Lehman; 5. Robert Dewitt. Open C: 1. George Albright; 2. Owen Kapalski, Jr. 3. Brandon Keller; 4. Chuck Dunn, Jr. 5. Wayne Smith.

Try Hellbound racing for all your ATV needs.

Tim Savidge(25X) adds another 5 foot trophy to his collection. At last report Tim now has 24 of them.


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Don't try this at home!

I told you to check the gas before I started.

Chip Lengle wheelies on his way to another victory at FDMC.

Youth racers hanging out after the race.

FLYING DUTCHMEN MOTORCYCLE CLUB, INC. Pine Grove, PA

NO DOGS

Located along Rte. 895 - 3 miles East of Pine Grove (Rock, PA)

2004 Schedule of Events

All Riders Must have AMA and District #6 Cards

NO PETS

For information Call: “FDMC” Clubhouse (570) 345-6340 • Luke & Nancy Zechman; (570) 345-8734 Tina “Track Points”: (570) 345-2342 (No Calls After 9pm)

2005 Race Dates

SPRING H.S. Series It rained a lot the night before the race.

February 6, 2005 March 13, 2005 March 20, 2005 April 3, 2005 April 17, 2005

Motocross May 1, 2005 May 15, 2005 June 5, 2005 June 19, 2005 July 10, 2005 July 24, 2005 August 7, 2005 August 21, 2005 September 4, 2005

Mini Bike - Youth 4-Wheel

Sign in . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:30-9am Race Times . . . . . . . 9:30-10:30am

Motorcycles

Sign in . . . . . . . . . . 9:00-11:00am Race Times . . . . . . . 11:30-1:30pm

Quads

Sign in . . . . . . . . . . 11:00-1:45pm Race Times . . . . . . . . 2:15-3:45pm

Gate Fee: $10.00 Entry fee: $30.00 BP race: $35.00 Sign In . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7:15am Practice . . . . . . . . 9:30-11:15am Riders Meeting . . . . . . 11:30am Race Time . . . . . . . . . . 11:45am

View Complete Schedule Online:

www.flyingdutchmenmc.net


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2004 final district 6 mx point standings Motorcycle 125 A Clint Johnson Barry Carsten Jeremy Cook James McIlvaine Casey Clark Damien Plotts Derrick Wile Kevin Brodsky Chad Bellott Eric Sebastian

74 72 59 42 40 26 24 22 21 20

125 B Jason Lawrence Eric Wilson Joseph Gaul Jr. Eric Sebastian Cody Graybill Kyle Haas Tyler Witmer Alex Gaul Kenneth Garner IV Sean Wallace

92 58 48 43 43 34 33 28 22 20

125 C Adam Blessing Steven Chiappa Robert Malkiewicz Brandon Taylor Wayne Powell II Dustin Wojcicki Anthony Roth Eric Martin Jason Smith Matt Hougentogler

99 94 90 80 73 56 49 43 28 22

250 / Open A Clint Johnson Barry Carsten Jeremy Cook Casey Clark Eric Sebastian Damien Plotts Kevin Brodsky Benjamin Bixler Dave Ginolfi Chris Welsh

85 57 46 36 34 29 22 22 20 19

250 / Open B Jason Lawrence Tyler Witmer Eric Sebastian Drew Coleman Richard Maychrich Eric Kemmerer Ronnie Stewart Dean Smith Robert Reynolds Eric Swarr

76 44 30 26 25 22 17 14 12 12

250 / Open C Gary Gallagher Adam Blessing Michael Tippin Jr. Bret Lightner Martin Warchal Wayne Powell II Kevin Clark Jerry Snook John Tate Daniel Leonhard

68 63 43 35 33 27 24 24 22 20

School Boy 12-15 Kerry Kaminskie Erik Wilson Robert Malkiewicz Anthony Roth Alex Gaul

100 83 49 44 44

Matt Hougentogler Wayne Powell II Ryan Zimmerman Ronnie Stewart Willy Toth Jr.

43 39 37 28 24

College Boy 16-24 Jason Lawrence Chad Bellott Kyle Haas Cody Graybill Jesse Festenstine Dean Smith Jarred Kimble Joseph Gaul Jr. Eric Sebastian Dave Ginolfi

70 52 33 33 31 28 24 23 17 16

Supermini Kyle Sidle Kerry Kaminskie Addison Kramer Lowell Spangler Ryan Sebastian Randy Saxenmeyer Nicholas Mcphee Phillp Nicoletti Peter Devlin Dan Callahan

126 118 71 54 40 33 32 32 28 28

25+ A James McIlvaine Damien Plotts Jason Harper Jerry Seip, Jr. Jeffrey Yentzer Jeffrey Grove Anthony Martin Michael Bear James Max Greg Pamart

60 30 27 27 22 22 20 17 17 16

25+ B Colin Forer Steven Sheckler Scott Schauer Joseph Boehler Jason Easterly Jason Dineen David Marques Bill Dalvsio Nathan Reiss Michael Cahill

71 61 37 24 24 24 20 20 18 17

Vet A Barry Carsten Ken Messerman James McIlvaine Jeffrey Yentzer Jerry Seip, Jr. Todd Weindel Jeffrey Grove Greg Pamart James Max Darryl Smith

73 60 57 44 39 22 22 18 15 15

Vet B Scott Schauer Steven Sheckler Jeffery Groff Bill Dalvsio Edward Graham Harold Johnson Alfred Portilla Louie Giomboni Mark Burkholder Paul Zelinsky

81 75 41 27 21 21 18 17 17 14

Vet C Addison Emory, III Jim Dobbs John Silberman Robert Reedinger Mark Rinaldi Ronald Randall, Jr. Matthew Wambold Greg Dobyns Robert Anderson James Cepress Senior Ken Messerman Jerry Seip, Jr. Tom Sebastian Kevin Higgins Gregory Henry Ricky Nardy Peter Kelchner Andrew Delauder Paul Hanna Tim Schmelyun

82 76 67 54 33 26 25 25 24 23 84 40 38 18 15 15 15 15 15 15

Women Alyssa Savidge Michelle Kastle Jessye Davis Christina Basna Nikkiann Stewart Jessica Smith Alyssa Wald Athena Stefanou Jourdan Leonard Kelsey Green

29 14 12 10 9 9 8 7 6 6

50 Stock 4-6 Wyatt Barto Dustin Miller Sean Knoll Thomas Schae Joseph Balkovic Chase Miller John Sheaffer, III Ethan Bressler Lincoln Brookens Bethany Ruhf

119 117 67 49 34 31 31 30 29 29

50 Stock 7-8 Addison Emory, IV Derek Miller Brennen Weindel Bobby Kinsley Kyle Boileau Jarek Balkovic Alexander Potter Keith Lengle, Jr. Evan Richard Dakota Dunman

153 74 59 29 29 28 23 21 20 20

50 Oil 4-6 Wyatt Barto Ethan Bressler Dawson Evitts Taylor Johnson Dalton Blettner Trystan Johnson Donte Grim Dakota Rupell Kyle Watkins Lewis Williams

89 64 40 32 27 27 20 18 18 18

50 Oil 7-8 Kyle Boileau Michael McDonald Lester Warfield Dylan Blettner Chase Aiosa Michael Giovanniello Alexander Miller Caleb Bordner Brett Cox Tyler Hayes

50 31 31 23 21 19 14 13 13 5

65cc 7-9 Willaim Kwiecinski Nick Desiderio Addison Emory, IV Daryn Thompson Joey Peters Jonathan Newton Bobby Kinsley Cody Trout Kameron Page Robert Lipyanek

123 82 79 59 51 47 39 39 36 35

65cc 10-11 Zachary Donlin Brad Roth Frank Lettieri Joshua Villarreal Patrick Sharkey Damian Krause Eric Hanson Damien Major Jordan Walker Jason Chavez

73 43 34 25 25 23 20 19 19 17

85cc 7-11 Tyler Hawk Timothy Savidge, Jr. Nick Desiderio Frank Lettieri Garret Toth Kameron Page Richard Kastle Joey Peters Talon Distefano Angelo Manerchia, Jr.

146 92 66 61 43 37 33 27 24 22

85cc 12-13 Kyle Sidle Lowell Spangler Broc Schmelyun Tyler Smith Dakota Kessler

157 78 59 51 35

Jordan Moyer Eddie McKernan Austin Kozimor Thomas Campanella Nicholas Mcphee

33 29 29 26 26

85cc 14-15 Addison Kramer Dan Callahan Randy Saxemeyer

58 29 29

ATV 91-200 2 Stroke / 91-300 4 Stroke Shane Popenczak 81 Cory Lemon 69 Austin Moser 65 Tristen Schrader 41 Steven Jacoby 24 Richard Lindsay 14 Dylan Smith 14 Angelo Luongo 10 Josh Andress 9 Fred Landwher 9 91 – Open Mod. 2 & 4 Stroke A Andy Ehrenzeller 64 Alexander Kose II 55 John Pierson 39 Bruce Wyland 30 Jesse Sheaffer 14 Jeffrey Thompson 13 Kevin Olsen 12 Jason Dunkelberger 12 Josh Skelton 10 Stephen Dibble 8 91 – Open Mod. 2 & 4 Stroke B Bret Bowman 96 Dana Wolf 64 David Miller 54 Dustin Snyder 38 Thomas Terry 31 Tony Snyder 29 Bryan Bland 27 Rodney Conrad 18 Daniel Schneider 18 Jason Kovacs 15 Vet 30+ John Pierson Gregory Lombardo John Partington Scott Kresge Guy Burd Kevin Olsen Larry Okonski Mike Munn Jeffrey Thompson Roy Snyder

39 20 18 17 12 11 10 10 10 9

50cc 4-6 Dominic Tibberino Colin Bolden Oscar Kelchner Stanley Bohenek Frank Wendling III Tyler Yonkovitch Travis Wotring Jody Crouse Jr.

75 64 53 50 36 36 21 17

Adam Blessing Michael Obrien Austin Bixler Peter Devlin Phillip Nicoletti Matthew Berrier Bryan Culbertson

28 22 21 18 18 18 17

Alex English Everett Bivighouse

16 16

50cc 7-8 Zachery Jakuboski David Nevrotski Cody Kubinak Tyler Blessing Morgan Wotring Nicole Wild Larry Kolk III Eve Neinstadt Matthew Ross Jacob McConnell

63 62 55 29 15 12 9 6 5 5

51-70 Mod 6-11 Christopher Wild Thomas Lazarski Brian Petrovcic Michael Thor Nicole Wild Brandon Brewer

6 3 2 2 2 1

51-70 Production 6-11 David Nevrotski Daniel Toth Frank Wendling III Colton Bivighouse Larry Kolk III Cody DeTorres Matthew Ross Nicole Wild Tanner Kels John Orsino

29 20 14 13 6 5 4 3 2 2

71-90 Mod 9-15 Anthony Burke Quinton Barto Kyle Seiders Amber Biasi Andrew Pruzinsky Daniel Pagnini Derek Bartashus Billy Brown Jesse Greenwalt Kelsey Obrien

44 42 32 16 10 9 5 4 3 2

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We are looking forward to an exciting 2005 Racing season at Sleepy Hollow We'll see you all at the track. First time riders welcome, also.

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March 13 Season Opener, First Race “Sleepy Series” March 26 Pre-Easter Race – Saturday Riders Meeting 9:30am Sponsored By Blocker Enterprises April 10 Double Track Points April 24 Sponsored By Yamaha - KTM of Camp Hill May 8 Sponsored By B & B Yamaha - KTM May 28-29 Sat. Open Practice, Sun. Race D6 Points, Contingency, D6 Bucks, 5 Foot Trophies Sponsored By Lebanon Valley Cycles June 12 Double Track Points June 26 Dash For Cash, Sponsored By Keystone Trailers, Inc. July 3 Sponsored by Action Motorsports July 17 Double Track Points August 28 $ 500.00 for 250 A Overall Winner September 5 *Ultimate MX Series Race, Sponsored By ECS - D6 Points, $, Childrens Hospital Benefit. September 11 Double Track Points September 25 Last Race, “Sleepy Series” October 2 Youth Appreciation Day, All Youth Classes at Big Track

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2004 final d6 harescramble point standings Motorcycles

86cc-Open C Shane Ryser 177 Kevin Oswald 162 Bradley Roser 87 Cody Smith 77 Glenn Myles 66 Marc Innella 52 Rich Gechter 49 Jim Cassel 47 David Forgas 36 Richard Steele 30 86-200 B Jerod Stoner Robie Leese Jr John Connelly Broc Jennings Robert Stanton Timmy Hunter Jacob Martin Bryan Moffitt Leonard Rehatchet David Gordon 201-250 B Luke Bange Kevin Simpson Michael Pecika Robert Lapinski Daniel Roeting Sean VanAssen Bill Davis Kristian Karner Eric Wilson Jason Langenbach Open B Nick Simpson David Reinert David Henninger Joseph Cichon Paul Shaver Thomas Simpson Andrew Szynczak Jason Edler David Curci Christopher Seigfried

33 30 28

Senior Rick Wychunas Jerry Lynn Sean Petri Thomas Cichon Steve Bromley Chris Hunter Randell Hillegas Edward Hoover Jeffery Baron Keith Rodgers

123 95 92 65 43 41 27 24 19 19

110 103 83 55 52 50 46 41 38 33

Super Senior Burd Guers Scott Wolfersberger Tom Phillips Thomas Ebersole Kenneth Reber Norman Billhime Ray Szymczak John Diobilda George Romeo Sr Burnett Wilson

110 110 66 62 58 57 54 45 43 39

200cc A Michael Soudas 37 Jedediah Hanies 27 Jason Henrikson 23 Harold Fulmer jr 19 Thomas Kiritis 15 Ryan Mcgaha 15 Jesse Festenstine 6 Daniel Roeting 6 Clint Johnson 5 Jeff Kirchner 5

94 83 80 30 28 28 24 18 16 12

Vet B Kevin Evitts Thomas Polon Robert Herrington Kevin Walto Alfred Huelsenbeck Michael Carter Steve Tomlinson

Roger Weaver Alfred Schnug Robert Barr

99 69 58 56 45 44 38

201-Open A Jason Markowicz Wayne Grenewicz Christopher Evitts Eric Wesner Philip Weigand Timothy Rizzon Daniel Psolka Ryan Rodgers James Franks Matthew Hunter

78 64 64 30 27 22 17 16 16 15

131 85 73 52 44 41 35 28 27 27

Vet A Bob Walton Michael Strause Christopher Reichert Mike Ego Craig Stamm Mike Reichert

111 61 48 48 44 44

Youth

50cc Oil Mason Evitts Walter Bond Joshua Snyder Dawson Evitts Thorn Devlin Ryan McAteer Aaron Laster John Lawton Dylan Gettys Krista Kropp

110 106 51 45 44 34 33 33 23 20

50 cc Stock Chase Rusden 101 Dieter Willenbrock 96 Dakota Dunman 64 Michael McGee 31 Chris Gordon 28 Hunter Moffitt 28 Travis Stringer 25 Erik Freeman 13 Ryan Force 10 Tanner Barnhardt 10 65cc 7-9 Daniel Bromley William Eaton Chris Vanbuskirk Jimmy Franks Benjamin Snyder Nick Davis Tanner Thomas Aaron Moffit Ethan Walter Trevor Stevens L. Jastrezembski

140 70 68 58 55 41 35 31 26 25 24

65cc 10-11 Shane Hufford Jr Joel Chapman Jason Chavez Jeremy Prignano Austin Mulhern Troy Desimone Ryan Quinn Jimmy Franks Timothy Herrschadt Jake Connelly

49 22 17 9 8 7 7 7 7 6

85cc 7-11 Dale Wakefield Zachery Smith Andrew Homick Drey Boddie Matthew Gift Ryan Slane Zachary Snyder Justin Baran James McCode Austin Carter

155 96 96 92 63 54 47 37 36 35

85cc 12-15 Tyler Klinger Cody Mummert Justin Frederick Lloyd Wildoner Jarod Kulp Dustin Wells

207 117 100 93 91 84

Joshua Smith Aaron Mulhern Matthew Page Jeremy Nease

79 63 50 45

Super Mini 12-15 Jason Sipe 145 Alex Shaw 97 Christopher Rizzon 90 Andrew Delong 70 Robert Oreilly 66 David Deveney 63 Stephen Morelli 49 Michael Vilasi 38 Joshua Wells 33 Derrick Kell 28 110cc Air Cooled Shawn Kosak 111 Taylor Pecika 84 Brandon Woolf 77 Trent Noll 67 Michael Medeiros 34 Eric Smarr 32 Stephen Prebola 30 Michael Dewald 26 Coty Earnest 26 Brandon Belsak 24 100-150cc 4 Stroke Teddy Lynch 205 Ian Quire 166 Jesse Eidam 145 Woody Fregia Jr 114 Charles Lengle 103 Derrick Kell 90 Alex Dolan 84 Bryan Palanchi 44 Kevin Pannebakker 28 Dana Haney 27

ATV

50cc Stock Hayden Wolpert Allie Slate Brian Thorson Robert Fredrick Matthew Ross Oscar Kelchner Gabriella Espinosa Cody Delong Brent Sheaver Thomas Gomez

60 48 45 38 30 8 8 5 4 3

51-70cc Production Derric Robinson Joseph Bromley Austin Findley Colby Chinchar William Marshall William Sloan Andrew Thorson Michael Spalding Adam Killinger Joseph Mullen

103 84 78 48 44 27 24 23 11 10

71-90cc Production Kenton Heinbough Samatha Vanbuskirk Cody Spitler Joshua Weikel Nathan Rothermel Brian Ego Givliand Catania

143 124 76 71 69 47 38

Nicole Brown Ted Rupp Shane Simpkins

28 19 18

91-200 2 Str./ 91-300 4 Str. Karl Lehman 106 Lonnie Garland Jr 80 Zachary Bergey 61 Marshall Eldridge 61 Tim Olson 60 Brandon Romito 58 Joseph Papa 53 James Kuperavage Jr 47 Michael Bataglio 45 Joshua Harner 37 Open C Owen Kapalski jr Bryan Braughler Ronald Dermoski Timothy Wertman Ray Monnett Brandon Keller Ben Rollison Johnathan Rottkamp David Doyle Sean Doyle

130 122 85 76 61 54 47 45 36 29

Open B Dennis Brechbill Keith Appleby Gregory Kiddish Jason Hegley Craig Sulivan Brad Tabertshofer Richard Steele Michael Fleming John Lehman Mac McGee

65 62 60 57 55 51 49 48 48 34

Auto Sport George Richards Bela Gombar Timothy McAndrews Clinton Baker Chris Peipher Tom Hatzendorf Thomas Fields James Blank Edward Markowski Sean Patrick

89 47 32 31 24 24 22 22 18 16

Vet 30 Plus Brian Shinkanon Randy Brandt Chad Kirby Richard Correll Tim Smith David Bishop Joe Borich Louis Huber Daniel McBride John Kenney jr

110 82 62 61 49 45 43 37 28 20

Senior 40 Plus Randy Smith Jeff Kearney Lonnie Garland Sr Bill Sohusky Ron Mann Robert Clendaniel John Cunningham Jeffery Kraus Albert Jones Michael Welch

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Marc Innella Rich Gechter Jim Cassel Richard Steele Wesley Bower

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Jerod Stoner Robie Leese Jr. John Connelly Brock Jennings Luke Bange Kevin Simpson Robert Lapinski Daniel Roeting Nick Simpson David Reinert David Henninger Kevin Evitts Thomas Polon Robert Herrington Alfred Huelsenbeck Michael Carter Roger Kelly

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Kameron at Loretta Lynn's August 2004, 6th in the Nation

Name: Age: 10 years Doing the Bonzai at Sleepy Hometown: Denver, PA Hollow on the KTM 65. Classes: 65cc 10-11, 85cc 7-11 Who does that? District #: 83 Ride: KTM 65SX, Honda CR85 Experience: Racing 5 years Other Sports: Premier Travel Soccer 04 Results: 6th Loretta Lynns – 65cc 7-9 5th Mini O's – 65cc 7-9 stk. 4th Mini O's – 65cc 7-9 mod. Sponsors: Stonewall Cycles (KTM Support), PR2 Racing, FMF, 909 Bars, Kincaid Racing, Ephrata Cycle & Sport, Simpson GS3 Gear & Helmets, Doublin Gap MX School, Twin Air, Oxtar Boots, Empire Graphics, Smith Optics, Kimmetts Extreme Sports, VP Fuels, Rausch Creek, Bridgestone Tires, MRA and Mom & Dad. Special Thanks to Tim / Bobby Kinsley and Chris / Andrew Kinsley for all of their help and support. To Stonewall Cycles and KTM, To Ephrata Cycle and Sports and to Rod and Jeff Yentzer of Doublin Gap MX.

Your cover shot this month is of Kameron Page on the gas hard at Doublin Gap the day after their Annual Fun Day and Family Picnic last fall. Kameron is a local D-6 rider that has impressed us more and more every year and we wanted to just tell you a little about him. Kameron started racing on his Yamaha PW 50 at the age of 5 but quickly progressed to the faster more aggressive Cobra minicycles. Kameron seems to be a natural on a MX bike and has progressed thru the ranks rather fast. He spent a few years on the 50cc machines, and then moved up to the 65cc machines and onto the 85's just last season. I've seen him pull more than one holeshot on his KTM 65 against the larger 85cc machines in the Junior Mini division. I've watched him sail over the Bonzai BIKE SPONSORS at Sleepy Hollow on that 65 of his too, I can only think of one other 65cc racer that I've seen do that. I've watched him climb on the 85 last year at 9 years old and beat everybody to the checkered flag. This young man just seems to do well no matter what he's riding. In speaking with Stonewall Cycles KTM Kameron's father Jerry, he believes that they've been very fortunate with great 705 East Stonewall Dr. bike sponsors, but he believes that Kamerons success comes from the help Front Royal, VA 22630 he's received from Rod and Jeff Yentzers Motocross Schools that they hold at (540) 631-7544 Doublin Gap MX Park. Kameron has been participating in them for years and Ephrata Cycle and Sports Jerry says that "they've made the difference in his riding ability". Kameron has won some track championships over the years. He's also 878 E. Main St. done very well down south in the North Carolina Winter MX Series the last two Ephrata, PA 17522 seasons. In fact he has started 2005 off right with a win on his ECS Honda CR (717) 738-1184 85 in the winter series and looks forward to a big year on the bigger bike. Kameron topped off 2004 with a 6th place finish at Lorettas and two top 5 MX SCHOOL performances at the Mini' Os in November. I'd recommend keeping an eye on Doublin Gap MX School this young man; I believe he has a very bright future in the sport of motocross Rte 696 racing. Any potential sponsors out there, if you're looking for someone that is Shippensburg, PA Kameron holeshots the Junior Mini Class at launching into the future, check out Kameron Page. (717) 249-6036 Pagoda on the 65. Jim Bull MRA

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2004 End of Year Rider Advancements - D6 125 B to A 20j Joseph Gaul Jr. 9g Alex Gaul 38 Jason Lawrence 399 David Szymansky 129 Thomas Wonski 15d Drew Kibler 178x Michael Gesso 125 C to B 20 Zachery Erb 23w Wayne Powell 113 Robert Malkiewicz 54 Matthew Hougentogler 50t Steven Chiappa 44 Adam Blessing 151 Brandon Taylor 4w Daniel Woodward 144 Anthony Roth

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Dustin Wojcicki Bryan Shock Jared Dawson Trevor Hoffdeitz Zach Harrington Vinny Veneziale

46 120 163 26 33j 339 33 14x 67 25 51 261 15 9 49 993 41 12w 43 84 149 336 13

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Earl Neidig Daniel Cronin Eric Martin Michael Tippin Jr. Justin Cifoni Peter Drosnock Stevie Cook Randall Good Kyle Knapp Eric Yingling Mike Minnick Jason Holley Kyle Messerman Joseph Kane Austin Barone Jake Seymour Aaron Ulrich Will Hecksteden Robert Garthe Jason Smith Tony Vanetesse Josh Stewart Timothy Roth

Jared Ewart Dennis Johns Steven Lewis Jr. James Izzo Jr. Josh Crider Thomas Turnbull Michael Polaski

7j 24 45r 27r 185 32b 18j 61 165 49 80 241 30k 28b 28w 83 362 411 51 256 141 12a 22

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William Smith David Blythe John Ryerson Travis Rudd Cory Nailor Glenn Barnes Samuel Bostain Michael Cribari Eric Land Dakota Kessler Ryan Gainey Clayton Powers Wesley Kollmer Brian Martin Martin Warchal Kevin Billig Zachary Whitmore Tyson Clark Bryan Culbertson Walter Sjogren Matthew Slaughter Andrew Mikolaichik Joshua Lingle

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52k 79 145 936 618 15 36 152 9 522 270

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2004 BP promotions/fdmc harescramble banquet The fourth annual BP Promotions PA State Hare Scramble Series Banquet was held in late November in conjunction with The Flying Dutchmen Hare Scramble Series Banquet at the FDMC Club House in Pine Grove, PA. Hare Scrambles racing started to become organized in the late 1970's here in District 6 and the Flying Dutchmen Motorcycle Club has been a big supporter ever since. Things have definitely grown over the years for the sport and this last season has been no exception to that rule. BP Promotions took the sport to a whole new level when they created the PA State Championship Series just a few short years ago. They hold rounds at different venues around the state and points are earned toward year end championships. BP Promotions has brought many product manufactures and distributors into the series as well as local dealers and businesses and the rewards for racers are just tremendous. In 2004, MSR and Answer Racing stepped up to the plate and became the major sponsor for the series. Over $ 20,000.00 worth of cash and merchandise was awarded at this year's banquet just from their end alone. Many other companies offered everything from helmets to tires, gear bags and goggles to cash and gift certificates. You almost had to be there to believe it, there was free stuff everywhere. The series is alive and well for 2005, BP Promotions has added an additional two rounds to the series and the sponsors continue to pour in. There will be a Triple Crown series within the series this year, riders who win their respective classes at all three rounds will qualify for additional prizes. You can even win a complete gear sponsorship from MSR and Answer Racing. So don't mess around, if you're a Hare Scramble racer log onto www.bppoints.com for all of the exciting details. Trust me when I say, this is one series you won't want to miss. Jim Bull

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These racers earned bucks towards MSR/Answer Gear.

Luke Zechman welcomes long time D6 Secretary Henrietta Steiner

Harescramble racers check out this series, you'll be glad you did.

Kevin Oswald, Ray Monneit, Kevin Heinbaugh and Justin Frederick earned complete gear packages from MSR and Answer Racing. Danny Bromley and Dale Wakefield both go undefeated to win Youth Rider of the Year Awards.

Jason Markowitz is your Bike Rider of the Year.

Joe Bromley crowns Austin Findley the Smith Roll offs Rider of the Year for his GNCC Win.

Local Companies, Bowers MC Supplies & W.E.R. donated gift certificates to many riders.


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Mason Evitts

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50 Stock

Dakota Dunman

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65cc (7-9)

Daniel Bromley

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65cc (10-11)

Shane Hufford

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85cc (7-11)

Dale Wakefield Jr.

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85cc (12-15)

Justin Frederick

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Shawn Kozak

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Super Mini

Jason Sipe

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100-150 4 Stroke

Teddy Lynch

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Jed Haines

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Open A

Jason Markowicz

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200 B

Jerod Stoner

57

250 B

Kevin Simpson

73

Open B

Nick Simpson

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80-Open C

Kevin Oswald

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Vet A

Bob Walton

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Vet B

Kevin Evitts

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Senior

Rick Wychunas

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Super Senior

Tom Phillips

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50 Stock

Haydn Wolpert

28

51-70

Joseph Bromley

63

71-90

Kenton Heinbaugh

76

91-300 2 & 4 Stroke Marshall Eldridge

69

Open A

Chris Borich

76

Open B

Jason Negley

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Open C

Ray Monnett

73

Vet

Randy Brandt

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Senior

Jeff Kearney

37

Utility

David Porzi

28

Auto Sport

Bela Gombar

47

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2004 BP Promotion Class Champions

The Cat in the Hats!

Chris and Samantha Vanbuskirk and Cody Spitler all took home jackets from the FDMC.

Jed Haines won a Pile of Goodies along with the 0-200 A Division Title in the State Series. Timmy Hunter takes 1st in 200B Cody Smith is 1st in 80-OPEN C.

Riders of the Year Youth

Daniel Bromley

Dale "Bugsy" Wakefield

Motorcycle

Jason Markowitz

ATV

Chris Borich

Sportsman

Tom Phillips

Smith Roll Off's

Austin Findley

MSR / Answer Support Package Winners ATV

Ray Monnett

Youth ATV

Kenton Heinbaugh

Motorcycle

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2004 Flying Dutchmen Hare Scramble Track Champions

Drey Boddi took 3rd in 85cc 7-11

Sean Petri from Pattonburg, NJ won the Suzuki DRZ110.

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Dakota Dunman Mason Evitts Danny Bromley Shane Hufford Dale Wakefield, Jr. Tyler Klinger Jason Sipe Shawn Kozak Chip Lengle Harold Fulmer Timmy Hunter Cody Smith Jason Markowitz Kevin Simpson Jake Henninger Bob Walton Kevin Evitts Sean Petri Burd Guers Haydn Wolpert William Marshall Kenton Heinbaugh Chris Borich Mike Fleming Timmy Wertman Lonnie Garland Brian Shimkanon Dave Porzi George Richards Randy Smith

Raven Finnefrock earned a 4th Place Finish at FDMC in 65cc 7-9 Action.

Nick and Kevin Simpson along with their Dad Tom. Nick - 1st in 251-OPEN B, Kevin - 1st in 201-250 B.

Ray Monnett wins a set of ITP Tires along with the 4 Wheel OPEN C Championship.

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MRA: Chip, what are your future goals for racing? CL: Hopefully when I am 16 I will get an offer from a Speedway Team in England to race over there. Also, I would like to get into the Grand Prix Speedway Series that runs all over Europe. MRA: Chip can you tell us about speedway? CL: This summer I am hoping to be back racing speedway full time. I had to sit out the last two years because of my age. They would not let me run my 350 bike until I was 14. A lot of people (adults) have a problem with a 12-13 year old beating them. I decided to race MX and Hare Scrambles during my down time away from speedway to keep my riding skills sharp. MRA: Will you be racing locally again in 2005? CL: Yes, I will still be racing Hare Scrambles and maybe some MX. MRA: Can you tell us about your first race? CL: It was a Flat Track Race in Carnesville, GA in 1996. MRA: How'd you do? CL: I didn't get last place. MRA: Who or what inspired you to start racing? CL: My dad, he raced flat track and speedway. MRA: What keeps you racing? CL: Fun, being with my friends at the track and being with my family. I get to go to a lot of different places to race.

Past Accomplishments: Chip's accomplishments are many, from being a 50cc flat track Champ in Georgia to winning Speedway divisional championships up and down the East Coast and in Canada. Chip was the first Junior Rider from the East Coast to race in the Junior National Championships in Auburn, CA. Most recently, here in D-6, Chip has won track championships in both Hare Scrambles and Motocross Competition. If you see Chip at the track, say Hi. I'm sure he'd love to tell you all about it. I'd like to thank Chip and his dad Damon for helping us out with this Racer Review and we would like to wish the whole Lengle Family the best in their future racing endeavors.

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Sean Knoll Does Anaheim 1 The KTM Junior Supercross Challenge, now in its 9th year is a program that lets 15 lucky racers feel like a Factory Pro at each round of the AMA THQ Supercross series. 20,000 youngsters from around the country apply each year for a chance to compete at these prestigious events and thru the luck of the draw a handful get to live out their dreams courtesy of KTM and their sponsors. 7-8 year old racers get to compete on identically prepared KTM Sport Minicycles and get to live the life of a Pro Racer for a day. This year, 7 year old Sean Knoll a local D-6 competitor from Hazlet, NJ chased the dream and applied. On his first attempt ever Sean got picked and he and his family packed their bags and headed for California. Unfortunately the Knolls went to California and so did the rain, truckloads of it. Anybody watch Round 1 on ESPN? The track conditions were so bad the kids were not allowed to compete due to safety concerns. Kudos to the folks that organized this event, 15 kids showed up to compete, and that they could not do. But they were treated like kings no matter the weather. Sean was announced onto the track in front of a stadium full of fans, he got to stand on the podium. He got tons of free stuff and best of all he got to meet some of his heroes. Sean had one on one encounters with Kenny Bartram, Travis Pastrana and Ronnie Renner, he also got to shake hands with James "Bubba" Stewart and Jeremy McGrath. Talking with Sean's dad John, he said "Sean was on top of the world; he was a Factory KTM Pilot for the day and was treated like a star".

A little about Sean: Name: Age: Hometown: District #: Ride: Experience: Hobbies: Sponsors: Titles: stock

Sean Knoll 7 years Hazlet, NJ 17 KTM 50 Going into 3rd season. Hockey, Play Station MSR, Silkolene, Tsubaki Chain, Southern Ocean Cycle, Stonewall Cycles, Mom and Dad. 2004 - Third in D6 50cc 4-6 2004 Pagoda Track Champ 50cc 4-6 stock

Don't think about training as hard work and not much fun – mix it up and try new things. There are a variety of exercises you can do that will benefit you when the season comes along. First you need to determine how long you need to train. This is based on your racing level. If you are an amateur or a vet rider you are only looking for the endurance of four or five laps. The pro riders of course will need more since they will need to last for two - thirty minute motos. A high intensity three-mile run or a one-hour bike ride will be enough for the amateur or vet. While the pro needs to step it up to a couple of hours on the bike and at least an hour run. If you have bum knees like I do then you know that running outdoors or on the treadmill is out all together but I have found a piece of equipment that will help to replace it. An elliptical cross trainer mimics the motion of running without the pounding to your knees. Easier on the knees and yet still an excellent workout. I know some of you are thinking that running indoors is boring. If you go to the gym in the evening like I do, take advantage of the time, put on some tunes and just let it rip for a half an hour or so. I liked this piece of equipment so much that I went out and bought one for home. The best part is now instead of listening to music I can watch my favorite MX DVDs and really get into it. So you are thinking that all of this is great for your endurance but what about strength training? Well you need to do that to. You don't need to lift like a power lifter or a body builder and become a gym rat. You can get away with only two or three days a week on the weights. Also mix it up with one day a week for high reps with 10-12 per set and on the other days you can drop down for more strength with six to eight reps per set. Try to keep your weight workouts to one hour and no longer than one and a half hours. Remember you are not going to bench-press your MX bike anytime soon I hope. Don't forget about training your core, abdominal muscles and lower back muscles. This is one of the most important areas. You use them to support your body while racing. You can do crunches and back extension to work on your core. During weight training your lower body can stay with three basic lifts - squats, leg press, and hamstring curls. For upper body you can do dumbbell bench press, seated rows, seated overhead dumbbell press, hammer curls and also triceps push down. If you really want to help your riding try some of these exercises sitting on a physioball or Swiss ball. It will improve your balance – we do have to do this too to ride a motorcycle. Below is a one-week work out schedule you may want to try. - Bob Schuler

OFF SEASON TRAINING DAY

WORK-OUT

Monday

Weight Training

Tuesday

Rest Day

Wednesday

TIME

10 to 12 reps per set

Your Choice - (high intensity) Run Rowing Machine Elliptical cross trainer

1/2 hour 1/2 hour 1 hour

Weight Training

6 to 8 reps per set

Friday

Your Choice - (high intensity) Run Rowing Machine Elliptical cross trainer

1/2 hour 1/2 hour 1 hour

Saturday

Bike Ride (Mountain or Road)

1 to 2 hours

Thursday

Sunday

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Training – Keep it Fun!


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2004 Timonium Indoor Short Track Series 28th ANNUAL INDOOR SHORT TRACK SERIES/ RODNEY FARRIS MEMORIAL: ROUND 1

Johnson Jams at Timonium Indoor ST Opener By Ben Breech Photos by Ben Breech TIMONIUM, MD. DEC. 10 Moroney’s Honda sponsored Jake Johnson scored a pair of wins as the Baltimore County Trail Riders Association/Cockeysville Optimist Club hosted their 28th Annual Indoor Short Track Series in the Cow Palace Building at the Timonium Fairgrounds. Johnson topped one of his mentors, Tom Majeski, for the Adult 50 win and went wire to wire for the Open Pro win. The events are run a little different than other local races with no distinction between A and B riders from the 125 and larger machines. In those classes, time trials determine starting positions for the four heats per class. From there, the riders went to two, eight rider semis. And with the exception of the two crazies class, the Adult 50 and Adult 100, riders are limited to one class. This year the 50 classes were changed to a Beginners for riders who have never won a feature, and Open for the more experienced. The winner of the Beginners class would be moved to the Open the following race. All final winners tonight received special four feet trophies sponsored by C. T. Hoffman & Sons. After being beat by Majeski in both heat and semi, Johnson grabbed the holeshot at the start of the Adult 50 final from Scott Sayers, Roy Miller and Majeski. On the third lap, Majeski shot into second entering the first turn. While Sayers, Miller and Ken Yoder traded third, Johnson pulled away. In the Open Pro final, Johnson again grabbed the lead, this time from Jason Isennock, Donnie Mullen, Raun Wood and Ken Yoder. With lap times around seven seconds, one screw up, is very costly. The tight battle for third claimed Mullen in lap two on the third lap. On the ninth lap, Yoder and Wood also fell in the same spot, letting Chris Klinefelter into third. Todd Stith took the 125 lead from Shawn Rothstein, Joe Schueler and Nicholas Henderson. Schueler took second off four on the fourth lap, with Cory Texter slipping under Rothstein for third entering one, before he regained his rhythm. The front three stayed the same distance tot he end. 2004 Horizon Award winner, John Lewis, used his woods bike to win the 250 class over Bob Sweeten and Brandon Robinson. The youngster Robinson was pounding on wily veteran Sweeten’s rear tire in the closing laps. Dillon Cava grabbed the 450 lead from Rob Smith, Scott Saunders and Tim Bemisderfer. Saunders slipped into second about halfway as they negotiated the lapper minefield. Smith retook second off the fourth turn on the following lap. Klinefelter put his ‘mosquito killer’ Honda in front of Saunders, Jared Mees and Bemisderfer at the start of the Adult 100 final. Mees took second off four on lap three, while Bemisderfer takes second about halfway. With two laps left, Bemisderfer crashes in two, taking Mees with him. Shayna Texter easily won the Women’s class, with Brett Pugh winning the 85 in front of a spirited battle for second between Texter and Tyler Kidwell that went to Texter. OPEN PRO: Start of final; 1st (14) Matthew Langrehr took the 65, with Colton Smith topping Jake Johnson; 2nd (30S) Jason

Isennock; 6th (86A) Donnie Mullen

12/10 Results 50 Beginner (4-8): 1. Mark Hushon (KTM); 2. Terry Spence (Hon); 3. Jahleel Blanton (Hon); 4. Brad McKim (LEM); 5. Ben Decre (Yam); 6. Ryan Dragunas (Hon); 7. Scott Collings (Hon); 8. Ryan Rassa (Yam) 50 Open: 1. Colton Smith (Cob); 2. Kenneth Venarchick (KTM); 3. Jeremiah Snow (LEM); 4. Robby smith (KTM); 5. Ryan Varnes (LEM); 6. Collin Bowers (Cob) Adult 50: 1. Jake Johnson (Hon); 2. Tom Majeski (Hon); 50 ADULT: 1st (14) Jake Johnson; 3. Scott Sayers (Hon); 4. Roy Miller (LEM); 5. Ken Yoder 2nd (3A) Tom Majeski (Hon); 6. Jay Rassa (Hon); 7. Ian Shaw (Hon); 8. Robert Yeagley (Hon) 65: 1. Matthew Langrehr (Kaw); 2. Joey Schmidt (Kaw); 3. Dan Bromley (Suz); 4. Greg Betts (KTM); 5. Thomas Webb (Kaw); 6. Kyle McKim (Kaw); 7. Colin Webb (Kaw) 85: 1. Brett Pugh (Yam); 2. Shayna Texter (Yam); 3. Tyler Kidwell (Hon); 4. Brian Myers (Hon); 5. Frank Valentin (Suz); 6. Dalton Winkler (Hon); 7. Ryan Connelly (Hon); 8. Cassidy Heiser (Hon) Women’s: 1. Shayna Texter (Hon); 2. Samantha Resch (Yam); 3. Nicole Mester (Hon); 4. Nicole Henderson (Hon); 5. Megan Bell (Hon) XR 100 Adult: 1. Chris Klinefelter (Hon); 2. Scott Saunders (Hon); 3. Cory Texter (Hon); 4. Dale Verzi (Suz); 5. Bryan Bemisderfer (Hon); 6. Jared Mees (Hon); 7. Michael Poe (Hon); 8. Nicholas Henderson (Hon) 125: 1. Todd Stith (Suz); 2. Joe Schueler (Yam); 3. Cory Texter (KTM); 4. Shawn Rothstein (Yam); 5. Nicholas Henderson (Hon); 6. Bryon Whipperman (Hon); 7. Chad Gochenour (KTM); 8. Austin Greenland (KTM) 250: 1. John Lewis (Suz); 2. Bob Sweeten (Hon); 3. Brandon Robinson (Yam); 4. Chris Hathaway (Kaw); 5. Dale Verzi (Kaw); 6. Ray Jenkins (Hon); 7. Jay Boarman (Kaw); 8. Richard Heverly (KTM) 450: 1. Dillon Cava (Hon); 2. Robbie Smith (Bul); 3. Scott Saunders (Hon); 4. Bryan Bemisderfer (Hon); Ace Phillips (Yam); 6. Tim Bemisderfer (Hon); 7. Jason Palmer (KTM); 8. Ryan Henderson (Hon) Open Pro: Jake Johnson (Hon); 2. Jason Isennock (Hon); 3. Chris Klinefelter (Hon); 4. Jared Mees (Hon); 5. Mike Varnes (Yam); 6. Donnie Mullen (Hon); 7. Raun Wood (Hon); 8. Ken Yoder (Hon)

28TH ANNUAL TIMONIUM INDOOR SHORT TRACK SERIES/RODNEY FARRIS MEMORIAL: ROUND 2

A Timonium Tale By Len & Ben Breech Photos by Len Breech TIMONIUM, MD. DEC. 11 With Christmas only two weeks away, the results at the second round of the Baltimore County Trail Riders Association/Cockeysville Optimist Club sponsored indoor short track series appeared to be visits by a version of racing spirits of past, present and future. Representing the past was 250 and 450 winners, Larry Sweeten and Tom Majeski, who have competed here since the series started twenty eight years ago. The present was Jake Johnson doubling again in the 50 Adult and Open Pro finals, and the future was the Texter siblings; Cory’s surprising holeshot win in the 125s and Shayna’s double in the 85s and another easy Women’s class. The 250 was almost in the future category as Brandon Robinson grabbed the lead from the Sweetens, while Friday’s winner, John Lewis, and Crash Hathaway got tangled up in a crash that slid the distance of the back straight. On the fourth lap, Robinson fell off the fourth turn, getting run over in the process. With some confusion over who was where behind second, it was decided to completely restart the final, with Robinson on the penalty line for causing a red flag. Off the official start, Larry grabbed the lead from Bob, with Hathaway, Lewis and Dale Verzi behind. Hathaway fell in two on the fourth lap giving Lewis third. Larry won by several lengths, while Lewis was pounding on Bob’s rear tire at the end. The 450 was very clean as Majeski took the lead from Dillon Cava, Scott Saunders and Rich Mellinger. The order stayed the same as they quickly reeled off the fifteen laps. For the final race, Majeski handed the machine to Johnson, while Cava turned his over to Donnie Mullen. At the start of the Open Pro final, the same machines were in the same order as the 450, with Ken Yoder and Mike Varnes behind. Johnson had a full length on the field off two and gradually pulled away in the early going. On the tenth lap, Yoder slipped under Mullen for second and started to cut into Johnson’s lead. But Johnson held on to win by a length. While not known as a quick starter, Cory Texter nailed the 125 start on his Lancaster Harley Davidson sponsored KTM, leading Todd Stith by a length going into one, with Austin Greenland and Joe Schueler close behind. As Texter pulled away, Schueler took over third on the tenth lap as they were going through the ever present lappers. Friday’s winner, Brett Pugh, jumped into the 85 lead over Tyler Kidwell, Shayna Texter and Frank Valentin. About the seventh lap, Pugh had trouble with a lapper and fell. After several laps of probing, Texter slipped under Kidwell as they came off the fourth turn on lap ten. On the final lap, Cassidy Heiser slipped under Kidwell in lapped traffic as they entered the third turn to take second. Shayna then changed machines and easily won the Womens class over Samantha Resch and Nicole Mester. Scott Saunders was another spirit of the past to win as he took the XR 100 class over Bryan Bemisderfer and Chris Klinefelter in a fairly uneventful final for this class. Brandon Atkinson took the 65 lead from Kyle McKim, Thomas Webb and Matthew Langrehr. Langrehr took second on the eighth lap, and started pressuring Atkinson to the line, but Atkinson held him off. Jahleel Blanton took the beginners final, with Ken Venarchick topping the 50 Open.

12/11 Results

Open Pro: 1st (14) Jake Johnson; 2nd (57) Ken Yoder

50 Beginner (4-8): 1. Jahleel Blanton (LEM); 2. Ben Decre (Yam); 3. Ryan Dragunas (Hon); 4. Luke Goonan (Yam); 5. Ryan Rassa (Hon); 6. Dustin Healey (Hon); 7. Craig Worpell (Yam); 8. Jonathan Hynes (Hon) 50 Open: 1. Kenneth Venarchick (KTM); 2. Jeremiah Snow (LEM); 3. Zach Herbert (KTM) 4. Tyler Stacey (LEM); 5. Bradley McKim; 6. Ryan Varnes (LEM); 7. Terry Spence (Hon); 8. Joseph Masta (Cob) Adult 50: 1. Jake Johnson (Hon); 2. Jay Rassa (Hon); 3. Roy Miller (LEM); 4. Tom Majeski (Hon); 5. Ken Yoder (Hon); 6. Casey Weikle (Hon); 7. Josh Thomas (Hon); 8. Corey Hormes (Hon) 65: 1. Brandon Atkinson (Suz); 2. Matthew Langrehr (Kaw); 3.. Joey Schmidt (Kaw); 4. Greg Betts (KTM); 5. Kyle McKim (Kaw); 6. Colin Webb (Kaw); 7. Thomas Webb (Kaw) 85: 1. Shayna Texter (Yam); 2. Cassidy Heiser (Hon); 3. Tyler Kidwell (Hon); 4. Frank Valentin (Suz); 5. Brian Myers (Hon); 6. Brett Pugh (Yam); 7. Dalton Winkler (Hon); 8. Josh Standiford (Yam) Women’s: 1. Shayna Texter (Hon); 2. Samantha Resch (Yam); 3. Nicole Mester (Hon); 4. Nicole Henderson (Hon); 5. Megan Bell (Hon) XR 100 Adult: 1. Scott Saunders (Hon); 2. Bryan Bemisderfer (Hon); 3. Chris Klinefelter (Hon); 4. Cory Texter (Hon); 5. Bryan Douglas (Hon); 6. R. J. Hart (Yam); 7. Jason Isennock (Hon); 8. Dennis Wheeler (Hon) 125: 1. Cory Texter (KTM); 2. Todd Stith (Suz); 3. Joe Schueler (Yam); 4. Austin Greenland (KTM); 5. Michael Standiford (Hon); 6. Tony Sapanero (Yam); 7. Nicholas Henderson (Hon); 8. Joey Parks (Hon) 250: 1. Larry Sweeten (Hon) 2. Bob Sweeten (Kaw); 3. John Lewis (Suz); 4. Dale Verzi (Kaw); 5. Chris Hathaway (Kaw); 6. Brandon Robinson (Yam); 7. Damian Kocovinos (Hon); 8. Rick Price (Hon) 450: 1. Tom Majeski (Hon); 2. Dillon Cava (Hon); 3. Doug Reinert (KTM); 4. Rich Mellinger (Yam); 5. Corey Hormes (Yam); 6. Ace Phillips (Yam); 7. Robbie Smith (Bul); 8. Scott Saunders (Hon) Open Pro: Jake Johnson (Hon); 2. Ken Yoder (Hon); 3. Donnie Mullen (Hon); 4. Mike Varnes (Yam); 5. Paul Lynch (Hon); 6. Georgie Price (Rot); 7. Roy Miller (Suz); 8. Raun Wood (Hon)

250: 1st (71U) Larry Sweeten; 2nd (82) Bob Sweeten


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Pro Racers Jake Johnson and Jared Mee's support the Indoor Series.

250: Winner (21) John Lewis

Tomahawk MX owner Chad Gochenour competes in the 125cc Division.

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50 Beginner (4-8): 1. William Byler (LEM); 2. Ryan Dragunas (Hon); 3. Alec Hoffman (KTM); 4. Jonathan Hynes (Hon); 5. Craig Worpell (Yam); 6. Greg Ey (Hon); 7. Craig Stevens (Yam); 8. Cody Rothstein (KTM) 50 Open (4-8): 1. Kenneth Venarchick (KTM); 2. Tyler Stacey (LEM); 3. Robby Smith (KTM); 4. Ryan Varnes (LEM); 5. Colton Smith (Cob); 6. Collin Bowers (Cob); 7. Mark Hushon (KTM); 8. Noah Masta (Cob) Adult 50: 1. Jake Johnson (Hon); 2. Tom Majeski (Hon); 3. Roy Miller (LEM); 4. Ken Yoder (Hon); 5. Cory Texter (LEM); 6. Corey Hormes (Hon); 7. Scott Sayers (Hon); 8. Paul Shoemaker (Hon) 65: 1. Colin Webb (Kaw); 2. Matthew Langrehr (Kaw); 3. Thomas Webb (Kaw); 4. T. J. Irvin (KTM); 5. Terry Spence (KTM); 6. Greg Betts (KTM); 7. Brandon Atkinson (Suz); 8. Joey Schmidt (Kaw) 85: 1. Brett Pugh (Yam); 2. Shayna Texter (Yam); 3. Tyler Kidwell (Hon); 4. Frank Valentin (Hon); 5. Josh Standiford (Yam); 6. Ryan Connelly (Hon); 7. Cassidy Heiser (Hon); 8. Brent Fetrow (Hon) Womens: 1. Shayna Texter (Hon); 2. Samantha Resch (Yam); 3. Nicole Henderson (Hon); 4. Kelly Bell (Hon); 5. Megan Bell (Hon); 6. Nicole Mester (Hon) XR 100 Adult: 1. Cory Texter (Hon); 2. Dale Verzi (Suz); 3. Chris Carr (Hon); 4. Bryan Douglas (Hon); 5. Nicholas Henderson (Hon); 6. Scott Saunders (Hon); 7. Jared Mees (Hon); 8. Joe Dragunas (Hon) 125: 1. Shawn Rothstein (Yam); 2. Cory Texter (KTM); 3. Todd Stith (Suz); 4. Joe Schueler (Yam); 5. Nicholas Henderson (Hon); 6. Chad Gochenour (KTM); 7. Joey Parks (Hon); 8. Chuck Mylin (Kaw) 250: 1. John Lewis (Suz); 2. Chris Hathaway (Kaw); 3. Brandon Robinson (Yam); 4. Dave Smith (Kaw); 5. Damian Kocovinos (Hon); 6. Dale Verzi (Kaw); 7. Bob Sweeten (Kaw); 8. Nick Guiseppe (Hon) 450: 1. Ace Phillips (Yam); 2. Ryan Henderson (Hon); 3. Rich Mellinger (Yam); 4. Scott Saunders (Hon); 5. Bryan Armstrong (Hon); 6. Tom Majeski (Hon); 7. Paul Shoemaker (Yam); 8. Rob Smith (Bul) Open Pro: 1. Donnie Mullen (Hon); 2. Paul Lynch (Hon); 3. Chris Klinefelter (Hon); 4. Roy Miller (Yam); 5. Bryan Douglas (Hon); 6. Raun Wood (Hon); 7. Jake Johnson (Hon); 8. Ken Yoder (Hon)

Action Motorsports Cassidy Heiser takes his Heat Win.

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12/18 Results

Chris Carr chases race winner Cory Texter in the XR 100 Division.

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Siblings Steal Show at Timonium Indoor Finale By Len & Ben Breech Photos by Len Breech TIMONIUM, MD. DEC. 18 A pair of siblings, Shayna and Cory Texter and brothers Ace Phillips and Donnie Mullen, each took a win at the final round of the Baltimore County Trail Riders Association/ Cockeysville Optimist Club sponsored indoor short track series. Mullen topped the Open Pro, with Phillips taking the 450 final. Shayna remained perfect with her third straight Women's class win, while Cory took the XR 100 class. Both also finished a close second in another class; Shayna in the 85 and Cory in the 125. Chris Klinefelter briefly led the Open Pro final, but Mullen put his Shennadoah Honda sponsored Honda into the lead with Jake Johnson, Klinefelter and Wood followed. With Mullen and Johnson close for first, Wood, Klinefelter, Ken Yoder and Paul Lynch were bumping and banging. After ten laps of trying, Johnson tried to push the issue for the lead, only to fall in turn four and managed to collect Yoder. In the confusion, Lynch took over second. Phillips took the 450 lead and continued uncontested to the end. Ryan Henderson gated second and managed to stay upright for an entire race to claim second. the fun started after that with Scott Saunders, Rich Mellinger and Rob Smith fought over third. On the seventh lap, Smith tried to get under Mellinger only to fall and col50 Adult: Start of final: lecting Tom Majeski. A few laps later, Mellinger got by Saunders for third. 1st (14) Jake Johnson; The Texter's wins on their Lancaster Harley Davidson sponsored machines were very similar wire to wire affairs. Shayna finished over half a lap in front of 3rd (56) Roy Miller; 4th (57) Ken Yoder Samantha Resch and lapped the rest, while Cory's XR 100 win used his newly found holeshot ability to leave Bryan Douglas, Dale Verzi and Chris Carr fighting for second. The only change was Douglas dropped back to fourth. In the 85 final, Brett Pugh took the lead from Cassidy Heiser, Texter and Frank Valentin. Texter took second entering three on the sixth lap and started closing on Pugh. About the tenth lap, a lapper fell behind Pugh. Texter used his bike as an impromtu jump, but Heiser got tangled up. This gave Pugh the breathing room he needed. After having engine problems last week, Shane Rothstein had the fire in his eye tonight in the 125 class, winning his heat and semi. At the start of the final, he quickly pulled several lengths in front of Cory, Todd Stith and Joey Parks. Parks takes over third on the second lap. About mid-point, Texter unleashed some quick laps that cut into Rothstein's lead. He took the lead entering three on lap ten, but Rothstein retook it two laps later. A lap later, the race was red flagged when Parks plowed into a downed rider off turn four almost blocking the track. John Lewis returned to his opening race form, grabbing the 250 lead from Dale Verzi, Chris Hathaway, Bob Sweeten and Brandon Robinson. On the eighth lap, Hathaway slipped under Verzi off four for second. Two laps later, Verzi and Sweeten collided and fell. In the late laps, Robinson pressured Hathaway for second, but came up short. Roy Miller took a surprise 50 Adult lead from Johnson, Majeski and Cory Hormes. Johnson took the lead at the end of the fourth lap, while Majeski got by before the next turn. Over the rest of the race, the front trio stayed close. Colton Smith looked like he was going to repeat his opening night victory in the 50 Open class as he grabbed the lead from Ken Venarchick, Tyler Stacey and Ryan Varnes. About halfway, Smith got tangled with a lapper and went down, giving Venarchick the win. Colin Webb took the 65 final, with William Byler taking the 50 Beginner class.

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Well another season is behind us and the new one will be here before you can say "is that smell coming from my gear bag"? So are you ready? If you bought a new bike for the coming season you are probably a bit more prepared but don't kid yourself you still have some work to do. Very few if any dealers will go to the trouble of race prepping a new bike. Its up to you to make sure that everything is ready to go. First thing first, the suspension linkage and swingarm bearings will need to be greased. I know I know,you hate this job at any time of the year but trust me you at least want to check and make sure other wise you'll have problems before the season is fully underway, and hey it's better to do it now while the bike is beautifully pristine than later when you got it all mudded up. Japanese bikes are notorious for only having a thin film of assembly lube in their bearings, this is basically the lube that the bearing manufacturer put on the bearing to prevent corrosion. It's not enough though. We need a good waterproof grease liberally applied to all the bearings to keep them functioning throughout the season. I was always curious why the bike manufacturer didn't grease them up when they assembled the bikes, the story I heard is that there are limits on the amounts of chemicals (oil and grease) that can be imported as part of any unit. True? It sounds like a load to me but I've had dealings with U.S. customs over the years and I wouldn't be surprised if it was true, or maybe the bike manufacturers started the rumour so we wouldn't think they were a bunch of lazy gits. Anyway, after doing this little job move on to the steering head bearings, I find this to be a 50/50 kind of thing as I have seen some that are well greased and others that are bone dry. Check 'em. Now oil your air filter. Thats right there is usually no where near enough filter oil on the filter. Run it like this and you are taking a big risk. So whats left? Personal detailing. Handlebars, Grips, Tires, Numberplate backgrounds that are the correct colour for your class with numbers installed centered and straight, remember nothing makes you look more like a beginner than crooked numbers. Now what if you didn't get a new bike but have decided to run the old bike one more year. Nothing wrong with that. A one or two year old bike is still competitive as long as its been well maintained. To prep it for the coming season I suggest tearing it down to the frame, this will give you the opportunity to inspect everything as it comes apart and goes back together as well as meticulously clean and grease it. I used to do this every couple of weeks when I was racing, I eventually sought counciling and am now down to just once every couple of months. If you have some new goodies like frame guards or fancy anodized doodads then now is the time to install them. A new set of plastic and graphics will go a long way to making the bike look like all the new ones on the track, and I can't explain why but it will run better because of it. If the suspension hasn't been serviced since the end of last season get it done. Forks can sit all winter with fresh oil and be ready to go come spring provided they aren't leaking which

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Motorama Indoor AX Wilkes Barre AX Wolfmanns MX (season opener) Doublin Gap (mx practice 10:00-4:00) Doublin Gap (season opener) Pagoda MC (season opener) Wolfmanns MX Raceway Park (season opener) Sleepy Hollow (season opener) Doublin Gap (mx practice 12:00-4:00) Doublin Gap (NE Classic warm up race) Evansville SX Raceway Park Doublin Gap (NE Classic Race) Blue Diamond MX (Delmarva Series) Evansville SX Sleepy Hollow (Pre-Easter Race) Happy Ramblers (mx practice 9:00-3:00) Happy Ramblers (season opener)

4/02 4/02 4/03 4/03 4/03 4/03

Doublin Gap (mx practice 10:00-4:00) Evansville SX Doublin Gap (D6 Points – Ultimate MX Series) Hurricane Hills (season opener) Brett Forman Raceway fromPark N.J. The Landing MX (Delmarva Series)

Hare Scramble 02/06 3/06 3/13 3/20 3/28 4/03 4/03

Flying Dutchmen (Rd # 1PA State Series, studded race) ECEA (Ocean County) Flying Dutchmen Flying Dutchmen Tomahawk Flying Dutchmen (Rd # 2PA State Series) ECEA (Ridge Rider)

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If you have an event that you would like promoted please mail it to MRA. can happen from sitting. But a shock that was serviced and then put away for three months needs attention. This may sound a bit drastic but bear with me and I'll explain. Kayaba and Showa shocks use a rubber bladder to seperate the oil and nitrogen. Pressurized at 150 psi the nitrogen will permeate the bladder and get into the oil due to a process called osmosis. They taught us about this in High School, of course I wasn't paying attention then because my science teacher neglected to correlate it to dirt bikes but rather to some bodily function that I had no control over or interest in. If he had, maybe I would have looked up from my issue of Crash and Burn and paid attention. Once the nitrogen is in the oil they will mix and form an emulsion which makes a lousy damping medium in a shock valved for a specific viscosity of oil. We charge $45. for a service it's cheap and well worth it. I'm looking forward to another season and to bringing you more of these articles but I am running out of ideas so if you have any ideas on technical matters you would like me to discuss please forward them to me at Al Carr Andy Fleck suspensionguru@aol.com and I'll get right on it. Otherwise I'm gonna be forced to do a foreign movie review Engine Services Suspension Services Parts & Acc. every month, it's up to • Rebuilding • Re-Valving • Aftermarket • Porting • Rebuilding • OEM you. See you at the • Machining • Authorized Race • Discounted races. Price Tech Center Phone: 215-541-0430

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2004 E.C.E.A. Final point Standings 2004 ECEA Youth Series This was the forth year of our youth series and in that time it has grown into one of the largest in the country. In the year 2000 there was an average of 25 kids and only a couple events a year. 2004's 12th race brought in 187 youngins’. Our sponsor list read like this...Scott USA, Fairway Cycle, Rizzon Cycle, HRP Sports, Foley Mechanical, W.E.R., Factory Connection, MotoJockey, Tri County Sportsmen Motorcycle Club, Moose, NJ Off Road Vehicle Park, Maurtco Powder Coating, Shoemakers Auto Machine Shop & countless dedicated parents. Our youth are proving worthy of all those that believe in and support them. From the very 1st race at Ridge Riders Wild West show down to the 12th race at Delaware's Blue Diamond MX Park Mudfest we were in awe of the skills, determination and sportsmanship our youngins’ showed us. Each & every club Ridge Riders, Valley Forge, PBER, DER, RORR, OXBO.SPER, High Mountain, GMER, Meteor & TCSMC put on incredible races with all types of terrain letting our youth be the most diverse racers around. Thru the whole year you never knew who would be first to the checkered flag in almost every class. The skill, competition & sportsmanship just kept growing. From the fastest to the beginner rider they constantly gave 100%. I am so proud of these kids. Next year and all to come are going to be so great. I am honored to be part of this awesome sport. These Youngins’ are Our Future!! THE ECEA KIDZZZ ROCK ECEA Final 2004 Point Standings – Brian Hartem 2004 ECEA YOUTH FINAL POINT STANDINGS 12-15 85cc 1. Tyler Klinger 245 2. Jimmy Shea 217 3. Justin White 198 4. Jarred Folweiler 198 5. Darren Schoeneberg 151 6. Jim Dzierwinski 144 7. Jacobus Ferreira 120 8. Tyler Haney 117 9. Nick Keefe 107 10. Jarrod Kulp 106 10-11 85cc 1. Matthew Gift 232 2. Cameron Elbertson 198 3. Kamaul Jorge 162 4. Justin Baran 156 5. Zach Shepps 127 6. Dale Wakefield 122 7-9 65cc 1. Tanner Thomas 225 2. Nick Davis 204 3. Ethan Walter 194 4. Leonard Jastrezembski 182 5. Trevor Stevens 162 6. Robbie Civiletti 148 7. Tanner Way 140 8. Hunter Lucas 133 9. Danny Coughlin 128 10. Henry Ferreira 100 10-11 65cc 1. Kelsey Hartem 250 2. Joel Chapman 210 3. Jeremy Prignano 198 4. T.J. Herrschaft 157 5. Ryan Quinn 131 EL 110cc 1. Michael Madeiros 207 2. Daniel Hadley 186 3. Jonathan Duerr 176 4. Cody Steele 167 5. Lauren Robinson 161 6. Russ Sheppard 161 7. Rylee Devlin 131 8. Eric Smarr 107 9. Jeff Hall 96 10. Nick Wagner 94

10-15 150cc 1. Derrick Kell 204 2. Dana Haney 189 3. Bryan Palanchi 165 4. Jesse Groemm 159 5. Frank Lupperger 151 6. Courtney Compton 151 7. Matt Foster 136 8. Norman Harris 127 9. Michael Stone 118 10. George Schlorf 96

12-15 100cc 1. Alex Shaw 233 2. Chris Rizzon 228 3. Chris Curlett 192 4. Andrew Delong 175 5.Jason Sipe 167 6. Robert O’Reily 153 7. Sam Hansen 144 8. Efren Jorge 138 9. Sean Koeller 127 10. Jimmy Coughlin 94 4-8 50cc 1. Chris Gordon 220 2. David Foley 217 3. Michael McGee 197 4. Albert Santelli 148 5. Travis Stringer 143 6. Tanner Barnhardt 137 7. Tanner Whitney 128 8. Erik Freeman 124 9. Bryan Butler 82 10. Graham Tevis 66 11. Eric Wood 39

4-8 50 OI 1. Thorn Devlin 216 2. Ryan Mcateer 211 3. Aaron Lasher 153 4. Robert Ryan 146 5. Krista Kropp 140 6. Tyler Szwed 132 7. Jonathan Hiles 119 8. John Lawton 102 9. Austin Lucas 95 10. Roy Hansen 90 EL Womans 1. Sally Ferreira 169 2. Jodie Hartem 147 3. Jackie Prignano 104 4. Marie Hartem 58 5. Ruthann Foley 49

Top 10 Overall Riders in 2004 Must Race AA For 2005 Overall 1. William King 2. Frank Messina 3. Marc Grossman 4. Brian Carden 5. Ryan McGaha 6. Wallace Palmer 7. Jerod Stoner 8. Dale Hiles Jr. 9. Jeff Pritchard 10. Mike Collins

260 191 157 143 127 117 108 95 83 63

AA 1. William King 2. Frank Messina 3. Brian Carden 4. Marc Grossman 5. Wallace Palmer 6. George Romeo Jr. 7. James Aiello 8. Aaron Kopp 9. Kevin Bennett

275 208 188 182 151 119 66 61 60

A 200 1. Thomas Kiritsis 2. Ryan McGaha 3. Michael Soudas 4. Charles Ciauralli Jr.

241 240 178 93

A Open 1. Mike Collins 2. Timothy Rizzon 3. Dan Polska 3. T.J. Cacacie 4. James Franks 5. Chase Compton 6. Todd Quinn 7. Michael Melniczuk 8. Robert Trout

240 166 164 164 153 110 102 86 73

A Four Stroke 1. Dale Hiles Jr. 2. Wayne Grenewicz 3. Pat Emmons 4. Mike Potts 5. James Bartholomew 6. James Huska 7. Jeffrey Botsford

271 259 210 199 91 63 52

A Vet 1. Jeff Pritchard 2. Craig Langenbach 3. Jerry Borcherdt 4. John Caruso

266 237 102 96

A Senior 1. Eric Koeller 2. Eric Jordan 3. Dominic Nudy 4. Kenneth Long 5. Phillip Carlin 6. James McCommon 7. Daniel Compton 8. Cliff Tenney 7. Ron Shaw

231 205 133 125 115 82 76 69 42

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A Super Senior 1. Scott Wolfersberger 2. Burnett Wilson 3. Tom Phillips 4. George Romeo Sr.

276 222 197 148

Womens 1. Merle Compton 2. Nicole Hiles 3. Patricia Blair

300 260 155

Masters 1. Jack Lafferty Sr. 2. Joe Galie Sr.

295 244

B 200 1. Jerod Stoner 2. Broc Jennings 3. Brian Holl 4. Eric Eder 5. Dane Schoenberg 6. Leonard Rehatchek 7. James Harrell 8. Dominic Nudy Jr. 9. Casey Grzybowski 10. Keith Parker

270 218 176 164 133 119 106 103 81 71

B Open 1. Bill Davis 2. Jason Langenbach 3. Jeff Stretch 4. Jason Truster 5. Malcom Schoenberg 6. Dave Bader 7. Robert Civiletti 8. Chris Reine 9. Kyle Rehatchek

245 225 166 151 129 127 117 73 50

B Four stroke 1. Frank Lupperger 2. Cliff Jones 3. Thomas Cacacie 4. Brian Schoenberg 5. James Truster 6. Joe Maurice 7. Chris Kyle 8. Alexander Dusenko 9. Michael Graden 10. Geoff Christmas

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B riders advancing to A

C riders advancing to B

Youth

1. Broc Jennings 2. Bill Davis 3. Jason Langenbach 4. Frank Lupperger 5. Clifford R. Jones 6. Alfred D. Huelsenbeck 7. Curtis Bardonner 8. Lee B. Rosenberg 9. Roger C. Kelly 10.Michael G. Wilbert 11. John A. Diobilda

1. Jason J. Marcasciano 2. Mike Folweiler 3. Michael P.Wilbert 4. Trajan Koerbler 5. William Viola JR. 6. Richard Bunty 7. Dustin Hill

12-15 0 -100cc & 85cc Bigwheel 2 Stroke 12-15 0 - 85cc 2 Stroke 10-11 0 - 85cc 2 Stroke 13-15 0 - 150cc 4 Stroke 10-11 0 - 65cc 2 Stroke 10-12 0 - 125cc 4 Stroke 10- Up (Entry Level) Womens Any youth bike & XR 200(Must be 16 yrs for XR 200)

Pee Wee 7 - 9 0 - 65cc 2 Stroke 4 - 8 0 - 51cc 2 Stroke 10 - 11 (Entry level) 0-110 - 4 Stroke MutispeedAuto & XR 80- 4 Stk & PW 80 4 - 9 (Entry level) 0-110 - 4 Stroke MutispeedAuto & XR 80- 4 Stk & PW 80 4 - 8 0-51cc Oil Injected & XR 50cc

Here are the advancements for 2005 these will be made official at the next ECEA meeting. These riders will be added to the minuets and sent the appropriate card. If your name is on this list CONGRATULATIONS!!! If you feel you are not ready to be advanced, you must petition the ECEA to be reinstated to a lower classification.

D6 2005 Hare Scrambles Classes Youth MC 1. 50cc 4-8 yrs. Oil Injected / XR50 Stock 2. 50cc 4-8 yrs. Stock 3. 65cc 7-9 yrs. 4. 65cc 10-11 yrs. 5. 85cc 7-11 yrs. 6. 85cc 12-15 yrs. 7. Super Mini 12-15 yrs. 8. 110 Air Cooled 7-12 yrs. (90-110cc multi speed automatic) (XR50, XR70, XR80, PW80, TTR90, DS80, DR110, KDX80, KLX110) 9. 100-150cc 4 Stroke (OEM frames only)

Youth ATV

ATV

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1. 91-200cc Two Stroke / 91-300cc Four Stroke 2. Open C 3. Open B 4. Utility (Originally equipped with racks) 5. Auto Sport 6. Vet 30 Plus (money) 7. Senior 40 Plus (money) 8. Open A (money)

Motorcycles 1. 86 – 200cc C 2. 201 – Open C 3. 86 – 200cc B 4. 201 – Open B 5. Vet B – 30 Plus 6. Senior B – 40 Plus 7. 86 – 200cc A 8. 201 – Open A 9. Vet A – 30 Plus 10. Senior A – 40 Plus 11. Super Senior – 50 Plus 12. Masters – 60 Plus

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D5 & D7 Points D5 & D7 Full Throttle Series ECEA Hare Scramble

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April 3, 2005 May 15, 2005

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Ultimate Motocross Championship Series Dear Motocross Racer, The promoters of a great, new motocross series in District 6 are excited to announce the Ultimate Motocross Championship Series, sponsored by MSR, ANSWER, and PRO TAPER. The Ultimate Motocross Series will run in conjunction with the District 6 Series on the same day. Any rider participating in the District 6 Series could also win the Ultimate Motocross series by riding the same races. Eight of the best tracks in our area have been brought together to host the Ultimate Motocross Series with MSR, ANSWER, and PRO TAPER agreeing to add their contingency program to the races. (see Details below). This series will hold a Fun Day and Awards Banquet on November 5, 2005, at Doublin Gap. A free ride is planned for all of our registered riders with the awards being handed out afterwards. On hand that day will be reps from Tucker Rocky, MSR, Answer, Pro Taper, RRP, and all other sponsors involved in the series. All participating Ultimate Series riders who want their points kept towards year-end awards, must purchase an Ultimate Motocross Rider Club Discount Card. The cost of this discount card is only $15.00. Discount card benefits include discounts at local shops, a free ride day at Doublin Gap for the awards banquet, and a chance to win all of the products listed below. We are offering a one-time opportunity for you to ride 5 rounds of this great series before you have to buy the card, because we are so sure that it will be a success. Any rider is welcome to ride 5 rounds, but if a card is not purchased rider points will not be recorded and there is no eligibility for the awards at the end of the year. We are very proud to join forces with these sponsors to bring you what could be the biggest and the best series in the Northeast! All we need is your participation to make this series a great success. Please mark your calendars for the ULTIMATE MOTOCROSS SERIES!! Additional Information: Ultimate Championship Series, Promo-tech, P.O. Box 207, Hazelton, PA 18201 570-454-1973 Visit our website at www.ultimatemotocrosschampionship.com "The Ultimate Motocross Championship Series has been a long time coming. I wouldn't be surprised if this attracts the very best riders from every track during every round." -- Tom Welch "This series will bring the best of the best together to settle the score of who really are the fastest D-6 racers." -- Ty Wallace "Finally a series that promises to deliver great prizes, manufacturer's contingency, good series cash payouts, and; most of all - good, fast competition. I'll be there." -- Damion Plotts "I've raced in the district for years and the Ultimate Series will be the events that I will follow because it will be the best - much better than just a local track series that offers a trophy and a jacket." -- Jim McIlvaine "MSR and Tucker Rocky have raised the bar of a district race series with the 2005 Ultimate Motocross Championship Series. When I'm not at a national, I'll be at an Ultimate MX Series event, for sure." -- Barry Carston "The competition will be unbelievable, I live for that" -- Jeremy Cook "All the big names in the District, the best tracks in the District, on the best bikes... what else can you ask for?" -- Casey Clack

A Class Payout for all Overall Winners

PRIZE LIST The Overall Winner of all recognized classes will receive a package of MSR or Answer Gear (Helmet, Pants, Jersey, Gloves) The Overall Second Place Winner of all recognized classes will receive a package of MSR or Answer Gear (Pants, 2 Jerseys, Gloves) The Overall Third Place Winner of all recognized classes will receive a package of MSR or Answer Gear (Pants, Jersey, Gloves) The Overall Fourth Place Winner of all recognized classes will receive a package of MSR or Answer Gear (Pants and Jersey) The Overall Fourth Place Winner of all recognized classes will receive a package of MSR or Answer Gear(Jersey)

Not to mention, a ton of door prizes!!

Optional but Recommended for MSR and Answer Contingency Program

125A & 250A: 1st - $500 4th - $200 5th - $100

2nd - $400 3rd - $300

Before you purchase your riding gear for 2005, please consider purchasing MSR or Answer gear to support the series. If you purchase MSR and Answer gear, get the bonus of the MSR and Answer Contingency Program by registering at no additional cost.

+25A & VetA : 1st - $300 4th - $75 5th - $50

2nd - $200 3rd - $100

Details

All District 6 two-wheel motocross classes will be recognized except Super Mini and Mini 9-13. All A classes will be awarded the money listed above (not MSR or Answer products). MSR and Answer Bonus Classes (can be won in addition to the above prizes) OVERALL 250 B WINNER: $500 Answer or MSR credit for product OVERALL 125 B WINNER: $500 Answer or MSR credit for product OVERALL 80cc 7-11 WINNER: 50% discount on Answer, MSR, and Pro Taper products OVERALL 80cc 12-13 WINNER: 50% discount on Answer, MSR, and Pro Taper products

Rider Registration: In order to register for the Answer/MSR Contingency Program, racers must purchase one pant, jersey, and glove combo from a single dealer, either locally or via mail order. Apparel must be from one product line and will be either MSR System X, MSR RG2, MSR RG2X, MSR Renegade/Strike, Answer Alpha, Answer Mode, or Answer Ion. The rider must then mail their registration card and receipt for the apparel purchase to: Tucker Rocky Distributing, Answer/MSR Racer Contingency Program, 4900 Alliance Gateway Freeway, Forth Worth, TX 76177 Rider Qualification: In order to qualify for contingency points at the end of the series, racers must compete in no less than 60% of the events in the series. Therefore, all registration cards must be postmarked no later than the date of the race representing the 40% mark. In other words, a rider would be required to compete in no less than 6 races of a 10 race series, and their registration would be required no later than the 4th race of that series. Registration Incentive for the Rider: Each rider that registers for the Answer/MSR Racer Contingency Program will receive a coupon book valued at approximately $100. Coupons will be for discounts on brands distributed by Tucker Rocky and must be redeemed in person at a Tucker Rocky Dealer with a walk-in retail establishment. Additionally, each registered rider will receive a one-time order benefit for Answer, MSR, or Pro Taper casual wear totaling up to $200 (40% off retail). This order will be processed directly between the rider and Tucker Rocky via an order form sent to the rider along with the coupon book. Limitations: Riders must purchase one set of gear for each class in each series in which they wish to qualify for contingency payout. Contingency Payout: The Answer/MSR Racer Contingency Program will pay points to registered riders finishing 1st through 5th place for each event in the ULTIMATE MX SERIES Series. Points schedule is as follows: 1st-25 points; 2nd-22 points; 3rd-20 points; 4th-18 points; 5th-16 points. Points earned will be tallied at the end of the series and converted to Race Bucks at the rate of $1 (retail) per point. There must be a minimum of 7 riders registered for a class to pay contingency points. Contingency certificates will be mailed to riders and may be redeemed in person at any Tucker Rocky Dealer for any merchandise distributed by Tucker. Riders on free product support contracts will not be eligible. Payout subject to promoter limitations or restrictions.


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July 23rd July 24th August 27th August 28th October 16th

Organized Practice from 9am to 3pm – Easter Egg Hunt Season Opener - District 6 – Double Track Points, 4ft Trophies Sponsor: All Pro Products and Trailer Sales, Mechanicsburg, PA District 6 – 4ft.Trophies Sponsor: Lehigh Cement Co. District 6 – 4ft Trophies Sponsor: Cycle Tech, Lewisberry, PA District 6 – Double Track Points, 4ft Trophies Sponsor: Lehigh Cement Co. District 6 Points Series – 4ft Trophies Sponsor: West Shore Suzuki, Mechanicsburg, PA Organized Practice from 9am to 4pm – MDRA MDRA Series – Sponsor: Action Motorsports, York, PA Organized Practice from 9am to 4pm – MDRA MDRA Series – Sponsor: Motorcycle Racing Action-Your Racing News Connection District 6 Points and Contingency / Ultimate Series, 4ft. Trophies Sponsor: Cumberland Kawasaki, Carlisle, PA End of Happy Ramblers Points – awards to be presented October 29th and 30th.

October 29th Organized Practice from 9am to 2pm –

October 30th

Trick or Treat Bon-Fire District 6 – 4ft. Trophies, Sponsor: Ray Wilt, Hanover, PA

Ramblers Award Presentation Saturday and Sunday

November 13th District 6 – Double Track Points, 4ft. Trophies,

Thanks to our 2005 Race Sponsors:

• • • • All Pro Products & Trailer Sales • • • Lehigh Cement Co. • • Cycle Tech

AMA Sanctioned Experts 120% Pay Back! Sunday Chapel service held at 8:15 by Club House

Sponsor: Blue Mountain Door Co., Mechanicsburg,PA

West Shore Suzuki Action Motorsports Motorcycle Racing Action Cumberland Kaasaki Ray Wilt Blue Mountain Door Co.

4340 Hanover Road Hanover, PA

All Two-Wheel Motorcycle Classes Sorry No Quads. 717-633-7708 6 Rider Minimum www.happyramblers.com for 4ft. Trophies

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