Motor-Scooter International Has Changed The Rules!
By: Motor-Scooter International
The Competition Committee (yes, we actually have one) has voted on an important Rule change effective with the United States Grand Prix. This change was implemented to streamline our races in light of dwindling interest and entries in our x-treme endurance races. The vote was almost unanimous: Chief Tech Inspector Dennis Rowe, Chief Counsel Michael E. Turner, Esq., Webmaster Capt. Greg Hatem and I all voted "Aye". MSI Vice-President Capt. Lew Laurito has not yet submitted his vote, but the Rule change passes by a majority vote. All Competition Committee members were invited to submit comments, suggestions, and criticism. Unlike most, if not all, other scooter competition organizations, I try not to play the role of benevolent dictator serving as President/CEO.
The Rule change is as follows:
MSI Racing License MANDATORY. Cost: $20.00
New Combined Classes:
a) Light-Weight Division 49cc to 299cc
b) Maxi Division 300cc to 650cc (Tom Wheeler won 1st Place Overall on a 49cc Kymco T2 at the first Hell's Loop in November 2011!)
c) Vintage Division 49cc to ? (Must be a "shifter")
Entry fees may vary, but will be commensurate with other scooter competition organizations such as the lakeerieloop.com and the scootercannonball.org.
Luckily we have enough entries to justify running the April 1st California Coastal Cannonball. We'd certainly like to see a few more before the March 1st entry cut-off date. CAVEAT: This is going to be a long race. It may be punctuated by fog and/or rain. CA Highway #1 is extremely challenging, and is probably best suited for experienced riders. Respect your riding ability, and pay heed to your limitations -- if any.
Also, our new Event Executive Vivianne Ramirez will be officially on-duty for the U.S. Grand Prix! YAY!
Shiny side UP!
Entries are now OPEN for the U.S. Grand Prix!
Alan Spears, President/CEO
Page Updated Last on: Jan 21, 2018