Flat Track Racing

 

2018 - EVENTS OF INTEREST

Aug. 11-12 - TAIL CREEK RACEWAY - (Alix AB) - Double Header 3/8 Mile Short Track -CANCELLED

Sept. 22-23 - TAIL CREEK RACEWAY - (Alix AB) - Double Header  3/8 Mile Short Track - CANCELLED

UPCOMING RACES

STRATHMORE, AB - Strathmore Fairgrounds - 1/2 mile track

Saturday, August 18, 2018  

122 Brent Blvd

PO Box 2085, T1P 1K1

Strathmore, Alberta, Canada

Pit Access will be on infield

Times are as follows:

Back Gate Opens at 9am-11:30am
Practice starts at 12:30pm
Open to Spectators at 1:00pm
Heats start at 3:00pm
Opening Ceremonies at 5:15pm
Feature Event starts at 5:30pm


Purse is $7690
Rain Date: Sunday August 19 2018


Aug.25-26 - DINOSAUR DOWNS

Drumheller AB - Double Header 1/2 Mile Track                                                         

Saturday - Flat Track Canada 1/2 Mile National Race  Sunday - Flat Track Canada 1/2 Mile Provincial Race

CLASSES for both STRATHMORE & DINOSAUR DOWNS

Beginner

  1. New riders only
  2. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  3. Any tires

Open Novice

  1. Over 13 years old (year of)
  2. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  3. Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (reference section 4.5)
  4. Riders in this class are restricted from entering Intermediate or Expert classes 

Open Intermediate

  1. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  2. Flat track spec tire only
  3. Wheel rim size must be 19”
  4. Riders in this class are restricted from entering Novice or Expert
  5. Over 14 years old (year of)

Open Expert

  1. Pros only, must apply for expert license
  2. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc& a maximum of 1149cc
  3. Flat track spec tires only
  4. Wheel rim size must be 19”
  5. 15 years old and older (year of)
  6. Riders in this class are restricted from entering Novice or Intermediate 

Production Frame Class/DTX (Novice, Intermediate, Expert) Classes

  1. Modifications are allowed but limited to the requirements of engine displacement, minimum 249cc.
  2. Restrictions are limited to the manufactured size of capacity ie. KTM 530, CRF450, YZF250 etc
  3. Stroker kits, or and any cc over-bore must not exceed more than 5% of OEM.
  4. The model of bike must be in current production, but not limited to year.
  5. The frame must remain stock to OEM specifications without modifications
  6. Flat track spec tire only
  7. DTX Novice, min age 13 years old
  8. DTX Intermediate, min age 14 years old
  9. DTX Expert min age 15 years old
  10. Riders are restricted to only entering their own ability category
  11. Wheel rim size must be a 19” wheel for Intermediate and Expert classes 

Sportsman

  1. Any displacement
  2. Novice and Intermediate riders only
  3. Flat track spec tires only
  4. Riders are restricted in signing up for Pro/Am

Pro/Am

  1. Any displacement
  2. Pro and Intermediate riders only
  3. Flat track spec tires only
  4. Riders are restricted in signing up for Sportsman

50cc Youth

  • Up to 50cc displacement
  • Tolerance of 5% overbore
  • Any tires

65cc Youth

  • Up to 65cc displacement
  • Tolerance of 5% overbore
  • Any tires

85cc/150cc Youth

  • Up to 85cc 2 stroke/ Up to 150cc 4 stroke displacement
  • Tolerance of 5% overbore
  • Any tires

 Ladies

  • Any displacement
  • Any tires

Vintage Lites

  • Motor model year 1984 or earlier
  • Up to 250cc/stroke or up to 400cc/4-stroke
  • Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

Vintage Open

  • Motor model year 1984 or earlier
  • Any displacement
  • Must be single cylinder engine only
  • Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

Vintage Twins

  1. Motor model year 1984 or earlier
  2. Any displacement
  3. Can be single cylinder or twin cylinder engine
  4. Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

 Vintage Dino

  1. Designed for 500 or smaller in the pre 1980’s era
  • Air cooled 2 strokes
  • 250/350 Honda 4 strokes
  • XT/TT 500 2 Valve Yamaha
  • Triumph 500
  • Motorcycles must have a rear brake

Pre 1970’s design with rigid rear section, brake optional

  • Harley Aermacchi 250/350
  • Ducati 250/350
  • Honda 250/350 Twin
  1. Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

 Vintage Mod

  1. Designed for 4 valve 500cc or larger motorcycles 1980 or newer
  • liquid cooled 2 strokes
  • 4 valve 500/600 Honda Engines
  • 650 Yamaha Twin
  • 650/750 Triumph Twin
  • Rotax 500/600
  • Motorcycles must have a rear brake
  • flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

Veteran 30+

  1. 30 years old and older only
  2. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  3. Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5) 

Veteran 40+

  1. 40 years old and older only
  2. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  3. Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

Veteran 50+

  1. 50 years old and older only
  2. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  3. Flat track spec, trials spec, or street spec tires only (section 4.5)

Hooligan

  1. Over 750cc displacement
  2. Twin cylinder only
  3. Stock frame only
  4. Flat track spec or street spec tires only (section 4.5)
  5. Over 16 years old

Knobbies

  1. Engine displacements must be a minimum of 249cc & a maximum of 1149cc
  2. knobby spec tires only

Mini Bike/ Mad Dog

  1. 150cc air cooled or less
  2. over 13 years old

Race Date for NORTH BATTLEFORD - 1/2 mile track

September 8, 2018 (Saturday)

FLAT TRACK BC  - 2018 - Schedule

Aug. 4 – Saturday – Pemberton Speedway, Pemberton, BC

Vancouver Flat Track Club – Pemberton Speedway
vancouverflattrackclub@gmail.com

STRATHMORE, AB - Strathmore Fairgrounds - 1/2 mile track

Saturday, August 18, 2018  

122 Brent Blvd

PO Box 2085, T1P 1K1

Strathmore, Alberta, Canada

Pit Access will be on infield

Times are as follows:

Back Gate Opens at 9am-11:30am
Practice starts at 12:30pm
Open to Spectators at 1:00pm
Heats start at 3:00pm
Opening Ceremonies at 5:15pm
Feature Event starts at 5:30pm


Purse is $7690


Rain Date: Sunday August 19 2018


WEDNESDAY NIGHT RACING - short fun track to ride - next date - July 18, 2018

49253 RR273

- Head south on HWY 60 from the Devon turnoff from HWY 19.  Turn west (right) on to HWY39.  Go straight through Calmar.  Turn south again on RR273.  It is a couple of miles down on the left.

A great group of guys run this track.


-Contact Tim Brewster at  tbrewster@mcel.ca for more information





GENERAL INFORMATION

SUBMIT PHOTOS/VIDEOS/NEWS/ARTICLES TO: peterthomson76@hotmail.com

ALSO SUBMIT PHOTOS OF YOUR BIKE and what size & make.

Will be Posted Under "Rider's Corner" 

Follow us on Twitter @FlatTrkEdmonton




CANADIAN WEST COAST TOUR - 2018


GOFLATTRACK.COM - FLAT TRACK SCHOOL 


SPONSORED BY FLAT TRACK CANADA

We will be coming to various venues across Canada to give people a chance to try our flat track school. Prices will vary depending on location to accommodate the various costs at various facilities. Each day has a morning  9 am – 1pm and afternoon session 2pm – 6pm. All of these sessions are set to $280 including taxes.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Katalin Hesmer
Flat Track Canada Inc.
www.flattrackcanada.com
(226)-203-2100

Some stops that we’ll be making along the way;

EDMONTON, AB - Castrol Raceway

- Monday, June 18, 2018 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm AND 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm - completed

STRATHMORE, AB - Strathmore Fairgrounds

- Saturday, June 16, 2018  - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm AND 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm - completed

NORTH BATTLEFORD, SK - North Battleford Fairgrounds

- Wednesday, June 20, 2018 - Afternoon - 1-5pm Evening 6-10 pm - completed


Be sure to send us an email and we’ll get you signed up today! There is still time to signup. Please call 226-203-2100 and we will help book you into a session-  info@goflattrack.com


Pricing

Our idea is to keep the costs down. We want more people to be involved, therefore we do our best just to cover our costs.

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OPTION 1 – All Inclusive

We provide the equipment – Bike and Steel Shoe… and if you have your own riding gear we provide new THOR Gear, THOR boots, and HJC helmet courtesy of Parts Canada. We’ve got everything you need to get hooked up.

$240 Session + $40 Deposit= $280

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OPTION 2 – Using your own

You provide your own equipment. Which includes a flat track bike & riding gear.

$110 Session  + $40 Deposit= $150



Itinerary

Session 1

9am – Sign In & Suit Up

9:30am – Introduction and first major lesson in theory

10:00am – Riding in groups of 5 or 6

10:45am – Lesson 2

11:00am – Riding in groups

11:45am – Lesson 3

12:00pm – Free Ride until session end

Session 2

2pm – Sign In & Suit Up

2:30pm – Introduction and first major lesson in theory

3:00pm – Riding in groups of 5 or 6

3:45pm – Lesson 2

4:00pm – Riding in groups

4:45am – Lesson 3

5:00pm – Free Ride until session end