Norra 2013

Discussion in 'Racing' started by Strong Bad, Oct 7, 2012.

  1. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad n00balicious

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    NORRA dates for 2013. April 27 contingency, 28 start. Will have a Cabo finish again at same place.
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  2. GalacticGS

    GalacticGS 1200 GS Rider

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    Thanks for the info SB!
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  3. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    In goes the vacation request NOW!!
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  4. Baja Dad

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    Rooms and Flights all Booked !!!!!!
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  5. Strong Bad

    Strong Bad n00balicious

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    I hope you booked the Cabo Azul in Cabo. It is where the finish is as well as the awards. Mark Post (Owner and NORRA/SCORE racer) gives all of the entries a HUGE discount and the place is FUCK'n amazing!!!!!!!
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  6. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Yea, no doubt... the place was wild:lol3

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  7. Baja Dad

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    YES SIR !!!!!!
    Mark took care of us !!!!!!
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  8. roadracer

    roadracer Been here awhile

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    Any word on classes or rule changes?
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  9. Anders Green

    Anders Green NASA Rally Sport

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    Nope. Plenty of stuff has been worked on already, I've re-written the timing/scoring/penalties rules, but it won't get posted till things are ready. On classes/car/bike rules, I wouldn't expect a lot of change.

    But... if there are class rules that anyone feels should be altered, I can give you two good pieces of advice:
    What won't help at all: talking about it here. It will change nothing. Sorry guys.
    What might help: _call_ the folks in charge and talk about what you're thinking, _and_ follow up with detailed, written rules emailed to them. I'm talking about drafting the actual language that would be placed in the rule book. :deal

    I'm getting excited, making plans already. :)

    Anders
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  10. Baja Dad

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    Maybe ????:evil
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  11. Anders Green

    Anders Green NASA Rally Sport

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    Yes, the starts were an issue, but the "if you miss your start time, the clock starts" solution has safety and liability issues, so that's not the solution NORRA will implement. There are other better ways to manage it.

    Cheers,
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  12. Baja Dad

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    Mornning First Start time of day ( you already have stage start ruels):deal

    At ever SCORE,BITD, race I haved raced this is what happens (EASY FIX !!!! )
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  13. Baja Dad

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    Trying to tighten up bike sizes and Fuel tank size Requierments
    EXP: Class MH Bikes 700cc and up as produced by mfr and must have at least 5 gal fuel tank capacity
    Class MI Bikes 451cc- 699cc as produced by mfr and must have at least 5 gal fuel tank capacity
    Maybe a New class ML 250cc - 450cc as produced by mfr and must have at least 5 gal fuel tank capacity
    Trying to get the MC Start Time penalties in place (This is a Must ) EASY FIX!!!
    EXP: if you miss your start time, the clock starts and you must start after ALL on time MC's start.

    TRUST me , they would only miss there start time once!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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  14. beechum1

    beechum1 Grimace Soup

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    Might even change the results.



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  15. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Not many midsize displacement bikes have 5+ gallons of fuel from the factory, well.... except the bike Baja Dad is bringing:lol3 Maybe the high cap mid weight class should just be a spec 640 ADV class?

    I haven't ever seen a light weight bike with 5+ gallons from the factory, does one exist? Maybe Baja Dad means the displacement from the manufacturer, not the fuel cap?

    Regardless, I hope to be there:D
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  16. Baja Dad

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    Yes Displacement of Motor from the factory
    Fuel tank Size should drop to min 4 gal to allow (IMS,Clark,Aceribs,etc)
    They do not like the Idea of carring Gas on the Riders Body ( safty)

    I help NORRA Back in 2011 to Establish the Modern Bike class for the 2012 Rally

    The Mid size Bike class is for the open mid size bikes
    KTM 500.530,620,640,690 Husa 570,DR 650,Honda XR 650 Kaw 650 just to name a few

    Big bike class was made for the KTM 950 990, BMW,etc
    ( Hoping to get some ADV type BIG BIKE Guys to come ride Baja and have a little fun Race atmosphere.
    All I can say is it is only getting BETTER !!!!
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  17. Region Riley

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    +1


    :freaky
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  18. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    I'm bringing my wife along this time, glad to know it won't be all middle aged fat guys:freaky

    Are you riding this time?
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  19. Region Riley

    Region Riley rally kit widow

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    No, I'm not ready yet. Working on a team for 2014. :evil
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  20. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    I'll chip in for that:lol3 Mike plans on running a vintage bike, so I'll be his pit bitch. This desert racing stuff is like sandy crack:lol3 The Wife is excited about going but we won't be squatting, she wants nicer accommodations:D
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