MOnday NIght RACE INFO

 

Welcome to the 2018 Monday Nights  PIR Bike Race Series that begins April 16 and will last through May 21 with a return series to be held August 6-20. Races are held at Portland International Raceway in North Portland on a flat, closed, car-free circuit. Separate categories for beginners to more advanced cyclists, including Novice (ages 14 and up), Women (any age), and Masters Men (ages 30+). Nightly races start with the track bike event at 540pm. The race series is a great opportunity for novice-level riders to learn bike racing basics with free clinics throughout the season. Fast and fun racing for everyone. All you need is a helmet, a road bike, and a sense of adventure


 April 16-May 21, Aug 6 -20 2018

-  CATEGORIES: Track Bike, Singlespeed, Juniors, Novice, Women4/5, Women 1/2/3, Masters Men 4/5, Masters Men 1/2/3

- Women Categories are all ages

- Masters Categories are age 30+

-Novice race (ages 14 and up, Men and women) 

Where

Portland International Raceway(PIR)

1940 North Victory Boulevard, Portland, OR 97217

portlandraceway.com

 

Getting there

 

REGISTRATION

- $15 PRE-REG AND $20 DAY OF REGISTRATION

-NOVICE RACERS ARE $10 ALL SEASON LONG

-JUNIORS ARE $5 ALL SEASON

- UPON ARRIVAL PLEASE CHECK IN WITH REGISTRATION (EVEN IF YOU REGISTERED ONLINE)

- ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES MONDAY AT 2PM ONSITE REGISTRATION CLOSES 5 MINUTES BEFORE EACH HEAT

-Registration area opens at 5:00 PM, and is located at start/finish area in the middle of the track, opposite the main grandstand.

An Oregon Bicycle Racing Association (OBRA) license is required to race and is $5 (single-day) or $35 (annual). OBRA licenses at available at the race or at www.obra.org . OBRA 2018 cloth numbers will be used and placement will alternate between left and right side each week. The season series will start (April 16) with numbers on the right.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The course is a flat and wide 1.9-mile (3.05 km) loop with excellent quality pavement. 

The circuit is closed to all car traffic.

Distance varies each week, depending on daylight available, field size, and weather, but will average
10-15 miles (Novice), 20-30 miles (Women), 20-40 miles (Masters Men). Exact distance and laps are announced at the start.

- OFFICIALS HAVE FINAL RULE ON ALL FINISHES

RULES

Approved helmets are required.

All OBRA Racing Rules apply.

No aero bars allowed.  

Drop bars, with bar tape, plugged ends and functional brake system

NO DRAFTING DURING THE SPRINT

ALL RACERS MUST HOLD THEIR LINE AND KEEP WITH THEIR LANE

- OFFICIALS HAVE FINAL RULE ON ALL FINISHES

 

Portland International Raceway Rules and Regulations:
In accordance with FAA regulations, PIR does not permit the use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems for any type of commercial photography or videography at any time at the facility. Pets are allowed at PIR. Please consider event noise before bringing pets that may be sensitive to loud sounds. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Owners take full responsibility for their pets. Alcohol may only be purchased on site from the PIR-contracted food and service vendor, Ovations. Outside alcohol is prohibited from all PIR property. All Portland city parks (including PIR), recreation areas, and natural areas are smoke free.

Portland International Raceway
1940 N Victory Blvd
Portland, OR 97217

OBRA and the organizers of this race do not provide insurance coverage for injuries that occur at the race. The costs related to those injuries are the responsibility of the individual participant.

TRACK BIKE CATEGORY

 Drop bars only, without brake levers. No conversions will be allowed to race. The bike must have horizontal dropouts and racers must be clipped in to pedals

 

 
 

EVENING SCHEDULE

PLEASE BE SURE TO REGISTER WITH PLENTY OF TIME TO MAKE YOUR RACE AND CHECK IN AT REGISTRATION 

NIGHT OF SCHEDULED START TIMES:

5:00 - Registration Opens
5:40 - Track Bike(see Track bike category rules above)
6:00 - Juniors

6:05- Singlespeeds

6:15 - Novice Open (ages 14 and up, Men and Women)
6:25 - Women Category 4 & 5 (all ages)

6:35 - Women Category 1, 2 & 3 (all ages)

6:40 - Masters Men Category 1, 2 & 3 (Ages 30+, 45+) same start scored separate
6:45 - Masters Men Category 4 & 5 (Ages 30+,45+) same start scored separate 

 

NIGHTLY RACE POINTS
Hot spots pay 6, 4 and 2 for top three places

Final sprint pays as follows:
1. 15
2. 12
3. 10
4. 8
5. 7
6. 6
7. 5
8. 4
9. 3
10. 2