APBA Race Circular

Mecosta County Regatta
9/13/2014 – 9/14/2014
MICHIGAN HYDROPLANE RACING ASSOCIATION #267
 
Brower Park and the Mecosta County Park Commission 
6    12385   
Big Rapids, MI Muskegon River
7/30/2014
 
9/8/2014

U.S. 131 TO EXIT #131 (STANWOOD - WHITE CLOUD)
FROM THE SOUTH - Turn left and go 3/4 mile to the sign for Brower Park and turn left on Polk Rd.
FROM THE NORTH - Turn right and go 1/2 mile to sign for Brower Park and turn left on Polk Rd.
Follow Polk Rd to Brower Park.
GPS: Brower Park, 23056 Polk Road, Stanwood, MI

*Camping in Brower Park in rented campsites/cabins-see notes section below.
*Holiday Inn 231-796-4400
*Ferris Inn 231-796-6000
*Best Western 231-796-8608
*Country Inn Suites 800-456-4000
*Super-8 800-359-7234

NOT APPROVED FOR RECORDS.
J-SO: Closed Course - 3 Laps of an approx. 1 Mile course.
20 minute marathon course to be set by race director.

Closed Course; clock start. Marathon; lemans or clock start

H&H RESCUE

: *Select Classes will run 3 races in 2 days.

J Class only - prizes will be announced at drivers meeting

Possible Friday registration - listen for announcements in pits.
Saturday - 7:30-8:30 AM ---- Sunday - 8:30-9 AM

Picnic area ~ Saturday - 9 am Sunday - 9:30 am

JH and JR: $17 Per class/day.
SO/AX: $30 Per class/day.

Please do not send

Race Director (2502) TIM SIDOR, 6034 MYERS LAKE AVE NE, ROCKFORD, MI
Race Director (13530) MIKE DECK, 2457 ANDOVER BLVD, OAKLAND TOWNSHIP, MI
Referee (74536) ELEK HUTCHINSON, 6065 MARVU DRIVE, HOWELL, MI
Assistant Referee (58) THOMAS K SMITH, 4603 S JACKSON RD, JACKSON, MI
Inspector (3484) EDWARD HEARN, 814 N 400 EAST, VALPARAISO, IN
Scorer (73571) VICTORIA SIDOR, 6034 MYERS LAKE AVE NE, ROCKFORD , MI
Risk Manager (14353) JEFF DOBIS, 1942 SUNNYSIDE, DYER, IN

*The Mecosta County Regatta is sponsored by Brower Park and the Mecosta County Park Commission.
*No Testing Period!!! If you are testing you will not race!!!!! This includes Thursday - Monday.
*Brower Park - 231-823-2561. No reserved camping. Campsites and Cabins for rent on a first come, first served basis. Park Rules: Quiet hours begin at 11 p.m. During quiet hours, all noise must be confined to individual campsites. All trash must be placed in permanent trash cans. Trash cannot be left on ground in plastic bags. Please throw trash in can or dumpsters by bath houses. No pets are allowed in park even if they are locked in cars or motorhomes. All camping must be done in rented campsites. Any racers entering Brower Park after hours on Friday should camp in unoccupied sites. Rent for these sites must be paid Saturday morning by 8 a.m. No electric cords may run across park roads. No riding in the back of pickup trucks or boats while being towed in park.
*At most only two motorized vehicles and one primary camping unit are allowed to occupy any camp site.
*No parking allowed on the beach/pit side of the campground road.
*Please respect the rights of non-racers and their campsites.
*There will be a potluck dinner on Saturday after the races. Please bring a dish to pass and your own utensils. All are invited.
*There are many local sponsors that support this race; Please support them any chance you get.

This Regatta is sanctioned through APBA

All prizes are the responsibility of the conducting Club. APBA does not guarantee nor is it responsible for payment of prizes. You are advised that this event may be canceled prior to the race due to circumstances beyond the control of this association. If you plan to travel a long distance, it is recommended that you contact the race sponsor prior to your departure to ensure this event will take place.