The FMRA looks forward
to seeing everybody at our next scheduled race, July 30th at Showtime Speedway!
Schedule for Showtime race 7/30/16:
Pit gates open @ 3:00
Practice starts @ 4:00
Racing starts @ 7:00 * no heats/ feature only
Notice car owners:
1) American Racing Tire Co. has changed distribution in the SE.
Our new tire distributer contact information is:
American Racing Tires South
601 Lake Way Place
828-360-5353 or TF 844-768-8427
*Tire pricing will stay the same as last year.
2)All cars will need to run racing receivers with a effective date of next race. (this is coming from DSS as a track rule)
This is a one-way radio system that the track tower can let a driver know of yellow flags and lining up for restarts ect.. DSS + Showtime are already using this system for regular classes and are asking us to do the same. Mike N. has talked to the RaceCeiver Co. and they will cut us a deal for the club.
RaceCeiver kit $85.00 for FMRA members.
1/ RaceCeiver, ear buds, + clip for $85.00( reg 100-120)
Desoto Speedway Q Auto & Injury Winner: Jimmy Wilkins 5/21/16.
Three in a row for the #11 team!
We had perfect weather and a good night of racing @ DSS.
There was good racing through the field, The race for the win came right to the finish line! We put a good clean race for the fans. The group did a great job with no cautions running a 25 lap race ( that is about 7 min to run 25 laps)!
No heats, 25 lap feature with 8 cars starting the feature, 7 cars finished(#2 DNF with a blown motor lap 5)
Desoto Speedway 05-21-2016
T. Q. Midgets
1. 11 Jimmy Wilkens
2. 63 Mike Belusar
3. 42 Phil Haddad
4. 4 Ernie Teed
5. 7 Rob Kohler
6. 44 Scott Roboski
7. 58 Stu Chamberlain
8. 2 Sam Mancuso
FMRA voting results from the 5/21/16 vote for the following three rules changes:
1).Change approved vote 10 yes / 0 no, effective date if 1st race 2017.
*Change to: All engines must be 5 years and
older. (example motors must be 2011 or earlier)
2). Change approved vote 7 yes / 3 no ,effective next race
· Weight shall be a minimum of 625 lbs. after the feature race. Maximum weight shall be 800 lbs. with normal amounts of fluids and without the driver.
Weight of car and driver shall be a minimum of 800 lbs.
after the feature race with normal amounts of fluids.
3). Yes, all drivers will need to run racing receivers with a effective date of next race. (this is coming from DSS as a track rule) * We will be posting the purchase deal on this site and FB this week.
We also will be voting to make it a requirement for drivers to have a Racing Receiver one way radio w/start date TBD. This is a one-way radio system that the track tower can let a driver know of yellow flags and lining up for restarts ect.. Tracks (DSS + Showtime) are already using this system for regular classes and are asking us to do the same. Mike has talked to the RaceCeiver Co. and they will cut us a deal for the club. 1/ RaceCeiver, ear buds, + clip for $85.00( reg 100-120). Note : the new owners @ Citrus have already let us know that this will be mandatory at their track when reopening.
Note to All Driver's and Owner's: payment of their FMRA membership is due prior to racing in order to participate in the 2016 action. (see Rob)
Membership costs are:
$45.00 Car Owner
$15.00 Points Fund per race (taken out of payout @ each race)
$15.00 Temporary Drivers Permit * payable at event (2 Race Maximum).
* Rule Clarification: Drivers may race in an FMRA event by purchasing a Temporary permit. However all cars must be registered and all car owners must be a member in good standing to participate.
Announcing a new points series sponsor for 2016:
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ROB KOHLER 2015 FMRA CHAMPION
Rob Kohler drove 5 different cars winning features in 3 of them to capture the 2015 Driver's Championship
MIKE NELSON 2015 "ROOKIE OF THE YEAR"