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2010 News

2011 TENTATIVE SCHEDULE RELEASED

Below is the link to the 2011 Schedule of Events we have confirmed so far.

NOTICE that some dates on the Mid-West schedule are still a work in progress. We will announce those as soon as we can. [Edit Dec. 7: SouthWest's schedule has been added and a few date errors have been corrected.]

2011 *Tentative* Event Schedule

We are also making arrangements for all for the 2010 Region Banquets and will post that information as soon as those are finalized.

We appreciate your patience!

We'd like to take this opportunity to THANK YOU for racing with the Championship Cup Series this year! We'll see you at the races in 2011!


CCS Office Holiday Closings

Happy Holidays!

We look forward to the Holiday Season & spending time with our families and friends. Below are our Holiday Hours. During this period we will still answer e-mail & process mail and faxes. There just won't be any regular office hours.

Thanksgiving:
Closed
Wed. Nov. 24 - Sun. Nov. 28
Reopen on Mon. Nov. 29

Christmas & New Year:
Closed
Thurs. Dec. 23 - Sun. Jan 2
Reopen on Mon. Jan. 3

Happy Holidays to you from all of the CCS/ASRA Staff!


2011 License Application Available

October 25, 2010 - The 2011 ASRA/CCS Competition License Application has been posted and can be downloaded from our Forms page. If you wish to keep your old number (or request a different one) your application must be received in our office by 5:00pm Central Time on January 6, 2011.


2010 NATIONAL CHAMPIONS CROWNED

Congratulations to all of our 2010 National Champions!

Championship Cup Series
Class National Champion
Pirelli Diablo 600 ChallengeBarrett Long
Expert SuperTwinsBarrett Long
Expert Ultra Light SuperBikeBarrett Long
Amateur GTUBruno Silva
Expert Lightweight Grand PrixCharlie Mavros
Expert Lightweight SuperSportCharlie Mavros
Amateur Lightweight Grand PrixChris Dodd
Amateur Lightweight SuperBikeChris Dodd
Amateur Lightweight SuperSportChris Dodd
Amateur ThunderBikeChris Dodd
Amateur SuperTwinsChristopher Meier
Expert ThunderBikeChristopher Boy
Amateur Unlimited Grand PrixDavid Ur
Amateur Unlimited SuperSportDavid Ur
Amateur 125 Grand PrixDiamond Trembo
Amateur Formula 40Edwin Delossantos
Amateur Heavyweight SuperSportGuilherme Berg
Amateur Middleweight SuperBikeGuilherme Berg
Amateur Middleweight SuperSportGuilherme Berg
Expert Formula 40James Cohrs
Amateur GTOJoe Schweigart
Amateur Unlimited SuperBikeJoe Schweigart
Expert GT LightsKevin Mendez
Expert Lightweight Formula 40Kevin Mendez
Expert Lightweight SuperBikeKevin Mendez
Amateur Lightweight Formula 40Peter Meringolo
Expert GTUSantiago Villa
Expert Heavyweight SuperBikeSantiago Villa
Expert Heavyweight SuperSportSantiago Villa
Amateur GT LightsSean Cassell
Amateur Heavyweight SuperBikeSean Cassell
Amateur Middleweight Grand PrixSean Cassell
Amateur Ultra Light SuperBikeSean Cassell
Expert GTOSean Dwyer
Expert Unlimited Grand PrixSean Dwyer
Expert Unlimited SuperBikeSean Dwyer
Expert Unlimited SuperSportSean Dwyer
Expert 125 Grand PrixStefano Mesa
Expert Middleweight Grand PrixStefano Mesa
Expert Middleweight SuperBikeStefano Mesa
Expert Middleweight SuperSportStefano Mesa


MICHELIN PRO SERIES
Class National Champion
ASRA Pro SportbikeMichael Selpe
ASRA Pro SuperStockJoel Spalding
ASRA Pro SuperBikeMark Miller Jr.
ASRA Pro ThunderBikeJoel Spalding
Team Challenge OverallChester Auto Repair
Team Challenge GTOChester Auto Repair
Team Challenge GTUR'n'R Repsol Racing
Team Challenge GT LightsGrease Monkey Racing

CORNER MARSHALL WINS THE BUELL

The drawing for the "Air Fence" Andy Buell Raffle to benefit the Roadracing World Action Fund was held during the riders' meeting on Saturday, October 16th, at our CCS Race of Champions at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

And the Winner is ...
Bob Saeger of Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Bob has been a valued member of our Safety Crew for many years. He was thrilled to hear the news that he won the bike. Click here for pictures


HOMESTEAD RACE OF CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCEMENTS

October 11, 2010 - The Championship Cup Series has issued some important announcements regarding their Race of Champions event this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.

INFIELD CAMPING AVAILABLE FOR SELF-CONTAINED UNITS:
Responding to requests from racers, Homestead-Miami Speedway informed us today that infield camping during our R.O.C. event will be allowed for self-contained campers and motorhomes only.

The cost will be $25 per night for electric hookup from Thursday night, Oct. 14th, through Saturday night, Oct. 16th. No other facilities will be available, so each unit must be self-sufficient.

Extra security has been obtained for those nights, but it is strongly suggested that garage renters lock up their equipment and tools before exiting each night.

LOCATION CHANGED FOR AWARDS PRESENTATION:
The Race of Champions Trophy presentation, originally set to be held in the Champions Club, has been changed to the Drivers' Room lounge located in the paddock area.

Festivities will begin approximately one hour after the last checkered flag. Awards will be presented to all who have won National Championships in CCS classes as well as in the Michelin Pro Series ASRA Pro and Team Challenge.

All racers, crew and staff are invited to congratulate the winners and in celebration of a great 2010 season.


SEPT 4-5 EVENT AT HEARTLAND PARK CANCELLED

Heartland Park Topeka track personnel have confirmed with CCS officials that their race event scheduled for Sept. 4-5, 2010, has been cancelled for economic reasons.

Racers who pre-entered this Heartland Park event should contact the CCS office ASAP by email (info@ccsracing.us) or phone (817-246-1127) concerning their pre-entry fees.

UPDATE (Aug 25)
CCS Announces Venue and Date Change
for Final Great Plains Event

Fort Worth, TX The Championship Cup Series would like to announce the the final points race for the Great Plains Championship Series will be moved to the September 25-26 event at Blackhawk Farms Raceway as a result of the cancellation of the final round at Heartland Park-Topeka.

"We hope that by making the decision quickly and getting the announcement out there that it will enable all our racers in the Great Plains Championship to alter their plans accordingly." stated Kevin Elliott, Director of Operations for ASRA/CCS. "As soon as we got the word from Heartland Park management, we were in contact with the racers who had planned to be at that event to see what they wanted to do. The riders we contacted overwhelmingly requested the chance to have their final race of the season. even if it meant sharing the spotlight with the CCS Mid-West Championships at Blackhawk Farms Raceway."

Blackhawk 9/25-26 will be Double Points for both Great Plains and Mid West riders.


Changes to Upcoming CCS Raceday Schedules at Blackhawk Farms

Blackhawk Farms Raceway

August 5, 2010, Fort Worth, Texas - The Championship Cup Series would like to announce changes to upcoming races at Blackhawk Farms Raceway scheduled for August 21-22, 2010 and September 25-26, 2010.

With permission from Blackhawk Farms Raceway, the schedule has been changed to move the traditional Test-N-Tune from Friday to Saturday with all Championship Cup Series events to take place on Sunday. The mounting pressure of the current economic situation has forced CCS and Blackhawk Farms to accept this change in an effort to keep both programs viable through the recession.

Those entrants who have pre-entered based on the three day event schedule will be given special consideration to modify their registration until August 13, 2010 at 5:00pm Central Time.

For the revised schedule of events, please go to http://www.ccsracing.us/venues/blackhawk.html and click on the event schedule for the appropriate date.


New Jersey Postponed Races to Run at Summit Point

Summit Point

The Schedule for Summit Point August 28-29 has been revised to include the 5 races which were postponed at New Jersey due to weather conditions.

Grids posted at New Jersey for these races will be used. No additional entries can be accepted.


Blackhawk Farms to Host 1st Annual Corn Roast

July 22, 2010, South Beloit, IL Blackhawk Farms Raceway is proud to announce its 1st Annual Corn Roast on Saturday July 24. This special event is a way for Blackhawk Farms Raceway to thank all the Championship Cup Series racers, crew and their families for all the support they have shown.

Following the CCS Mid-West racing activities, Blackhawk Farms will open the Finish Line with evening specials of $1.00 ears of corn and glasses of Specialty Beer for just $2.50.

Also in the works is the 1st Corn Shucking Contest open to all ages, just to make sure that there is fun for all at the 1st Annual Corn Roast.

With 12 Championship Cup Series motorcycle road races starting at Noon, the 1st Annual Blackhawk Farms Corn Roast truly has something for everyone in the family So come one and all for a great time this Saturday at Blackhawk Farms Raceway.

Blackhawk Farms Raceway is a 1.95 mile, 7 turn private circuit racetrack located at 15538 Prairie Road in South Beloit, Illinois . The track sits on 216 acres on the border between Wisconsin and Illinois, within 90 miles o f 2 major metropolitan areas; including Chicago and Milwaukee, just minutes from interstate 90. Blackhawk Farms is a spectator friendly racetrack with many amenities such as full concessions and restrooms with showers.The track is also registered camp site with the Department of Natural Resources and there is no fee to camp overnight. checkout our website at www.Blackhawkfarms.com for more track information.

The Championship Cup Series is the largest amateur motorcycle road racing organization in the United States with 4,000 licensed riders. The CCS Series will run 51 events at popular tracks around the United States for 2010. Tracks include Road America, Daytona, Loudon, Firebird, Heartland Park, and Virginia International among other fine venues. In 2010 ASRA and CCS provide riders with access to nearly $10,000,000 in sponsorship awards through participation in its sanctioned events. Look to our website at www.CCSRacing.us for more information or call 817-246-1127.


Florida Region Event Changes

*CCS Races at PBIR
May 30-31 & July 31-August 1
Moved to Homestead*

March 25, 2010
   "The Championship Cup Series of Florida motorcycle road races scheduled at the Palm Beach International Raceway May 30-31 and July 31-August 1 have been moved to the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The change in venue was due to the CCS/Florida required additional safe barrier not being delivered in time for these events.

   As previously posted, the May 1-2 PBIR event is cancelled and will not be replaced."


Daytona Makes Changes To Staging Areas

Daytona

Daytona International Speedway has advised us of some important changes to where you must park for your first trip to Registration, so everyone please take note!

Per email received from Daytona today (2/18):
   "With the addition of the flat track in our West Lot, we will need to stage your competitors on the old Dog Track property. You will still be utilizing the ticket booth at the top of the tunnel but they will just park and walk from the east side rather than from the west."

   "Gate 40 will still be open and they can use it to go in and out of the facility after they have registered."

This only effects the Staging Area - our Registration is in the same location. On the below map, drive in where it says "Gate 32 Entrance". After parking, it is a short walk to Registration.

Note that the CCS portion of the Schedule on this map is wrong. Use our official Tentative Schedule instead.


Date Change - Heartland Park

ATTENTION MidWest & Great Plains riders!

Heartland Park Topeka

Please mark your calendars.
The date for the September races at Heartland Park Topeka has been moved from Sept. 11-12 to Labor Day weekend September 4-5, 2010.


Air Fence Andy Buell Raffle

2009 Buell 1125CR

Win a brand new, red 2009 Buell 1125CR during the "Air Fence Andy Buell Raffle" taking place this racing season. All proceeds from the raffle will go to the Roadracing World Action Fund.

Checks or money orders should be made payable to Roadracing World Action Fund with the words "Buell Raffle" on the Memo/For line. Each ticket is $100 and only 200 will be sold.

The winning ticket will be drawn at the Daytona CCS/ASRA Race of Champions in October 2010 - or earlier when all 200 tickets have sold. You need not be present to win! Winner will be notified by phone.

To enter the raffle, send a check or money order to the below address and enclose a self-addressed, stamped envelope. Be sure and include your name, complete address and telephone number inside. Ticket stubs will be mailed to you.

Send to:
Andy Curro
"Air Fence Andy Buell Raffle"
43 N. Church St.
Mohnton PA 19540

Winner will be responsible for applicable taxes, title and fees as well as pickup of the bike. For more information about the Roadracing World Action Fund, visit their website.

See Also: Roadracing World article


THANK YOU!

We know the current economic situation in America has everyone "pinching pennies". The same is true with our business as we look for ways to save money at every turn.

So, as one season sees the checker and the green flag is thrown for a new one, we want to say a huge "Thank You" for choosing the Championship Cup Series! We look forward to seeing each of you in 2010!




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