Update: Rd 2 Texas Winter Series Rescheduled

January 7, 2015 (Wortham, Texas) – You knew it was coming with the forecast like its been so to make it “official”, Round 2 of the Honda of Houston/FMF AMA Texas Winter Series at Swan Raceway Park is rescheduled for the weekend of January 17th-18th.  Mother nature is all sunshine and temps in the 60’s for the third weekend in January.

If you missed Round 1 at Freestone Raceway, don’t despair.  Each round of the Texas Winter Series pays points for every moto and with only one round down, there are still eight (8) points paying moto’s left.

The weekend schedule will be remain the same except that early registration will not reopen for the rain-date.  As a side note, Round 2 until Round 5 there will NOT be any practice days on the Friday prior to each event.  Make sure to check with that track for any practice days.  Below is the full weekend schedule for Round 2 on January 17th-18th.

Friday (January 16, 2015) RAIN MAKE-UP
 4:00pm – 11:00pm Gates Hours
 5:00pm – 7:00pm Race Registration

Saturday (January 17, 2015)
 6:00am – 11:00pm Gate Hours
 6:30am – 8:00am Registration Hours (Tower)
 8:00am Practice (Sat Classes only)
 Riders meeting at conclusion of Practice
Note: (1st three classes report to Staging with Rider & Bike)
 Opening Ceremonies
 Racing Begins
Classes include (all classes are Mod unless Specified):
50cc (4-8) AC Limited (CRF,KDX,KTM,JR,PW,TTR)
51cc (4-5) Limited; (4-6) Limited; (6-7) Limited; (7-8) Limited
51cc (4-8) Limited
65cc (7-9); (10-11); (7-11)
Beginner 65-85cc (7-11)
85cc (9-11); (12-14); (9-14)
Beginner Mini Sr (12-15)
Mini Sr (12-15)
Supermini 1 (12-16)
Supermini 2 (13-16)
Girls Open
 5:00pm – 7:00pm Registration for Sunday Classes

Sunday (January 18, 2015)
 6:00am Gate Opens
 6:30am – 8:00am Registration Hours (Tower)
 8:00am Practice
 Riders Meeting at conclusion of Practice
Note: (1st three classes report to Staging with Rider & Bike)
 Opening Ceremonies
 Racing Begins
Classes include (all classes are Mod unless Specified):
Schoolgirl (12-16); Womens Open
Schoolboy 1 (12-16); Schoolboy 2 (13-16)
College (16-24);
Beginner 125-450;
125-450 Amateur Open;
Two-Stroke (16+)
250 C (12-16); 250 C (17+); 250 B; 250 A/Pro Sport
450 C; 450 B; 450 A/Pro Sport
Vet (25+) Amateur; Vet (25+) A
Vet (30+) C/D; Vet (30+)
Vet (35+)
Vet (40+) C/D; Vet (40+)
Vet (45+)
Vet (50+)

Fees (Gate Fee $10 after 3pm Saturday):
 $10 Gate Passes/person/day ($20 Weekend Pass)
a. Under 6 Free (Cash Only)
 $35 Pre Entry Amateurs – $55 250/450 A Pro Sport
 $40 Post Entry Amateurs – $60 250/450 A Pro Sport

*$20 Weekend Pass per person payable in full upon entering Friday. If you are not staying for Sunday’s race wristband & gate receipt required for gate refund at the front gate upon leaving. You must exit Saturday to receive a refund. WRISTBANDS must be worn at all times. You will need your wristband to register, practice, race and while on the property. If your band becomes tattered and worn, you may exchange it at the front gate with your receipt. Loss of armband will require the purchase of another.
All minors attending this event without parents must come with a notarized statement from parents or legal guardian
giving permission for another adult to act as guardian to sign releases. See website for example under Minors Consent Tab.

Online Sign Up & Registration at Track:
1. Online Sign Up will not reopen.
2. Registration (At Track) accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express or cash only. NO CHECKS.
3. To “finalize” race entry, Pre-Entry riders (to include parent/guardian/authorized adult if rider is a minor) MUST check in at Registration (Tower) to sign releases and get practice sticker before you will be allowed to practice or race.
4. 2 notarized parental consent statements are needed for guardian/authorized adult to sign releases for minor.
5. ALL RIDERS must be present at registration wearing wristband to register, sign releases and get practice sticker before you will be allowed on track to practice or race.
6. Riders MUST bring last 4 digits of VIN of every bike competing on when registering.

Other Information:
 Age Effective: January 1, 2015
 RV Hook-ups – $25/night or $50/weekend. RV Spots are first come, first served.
 Dry Camping Fee $10
 Bike Wash Available
 No Pit Bike racing. Only 1st gear riding allowed on the pit roads. Do not ride in the parking areas or grass! All riders under 21 years MUST wear a helmet.
 FM Radio Broadcast at 96.9FM
 Must hold a valid drivers license to drive Golf Carts or Utility Vehicles. No Pit Bikes allowed.
 Permitted Pit Vehicles include:
o Golf Carts – MUST have Valid Drivers License (DL) to operate vehicle.
o Side x Side – MUST have Valid DL to operate vehicle.
o Scooter & Bicycles with Helmet.
o All Permitted Pit Vehicles must be parked for the night by 10:00pm.

Event Information:
Factory Contingency: Cob, Hon, Kaw, KTM, Suz, & Yam.
 AMA Membership Required. No other membership is required.
 AMA membership available at track or online at: http://www.amajoin.com/OMPRSW
 Must compete in 4 of 5 Rounds to qualify for Overall Series Awards and Contingency.
 Rider MUST attend last round to receive Overall Series Contingency and Awards.
 Overall Series Awards for Amateur Classes 1st-10th
 Up to $4000 Purse Total: 250/450 A Pro Sport.
 Payback: 100% – Vet 25+ A
 Event Awards for Amateur Classes 1st-5th
 No Trophies to Expert/Pro Classes
 2 Moto Format (Divisions if necessary)
 Points Paid per Moto.
 Points Scale: 1st 25, 2nd 22, 3rd 20, 4th 18, 5th 16 and one point scale from 6th through 20th.

Series & Track Info:
Track: (903) 882-4215
Track Address: 12068 County Road 433, Tyler, TX. 75704
Track Web: www.swanmx.com
Track Email: swanmxpark@yahoo.com
Series Info: www.FreestoneMX.com

Hotel Headquarters:
Best Western (903) 882-8884
Hampton Inn (903) 882-1002

Series Schedule:
Round 3 January 24-25  Oakhill Raceway
Round 4 February 7-8  Village Creek MX Park
Round 5 February 28-Mar 1  Freestone Raceway

** Rain Dates: Jan 31-Feb 1; Feb 21-22; Mar 7-8

TWS 2015