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+,50+). 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+, 50+
-Novice race (ages 14 and up, Men and women)
Portland International Raceway(PIR)
1940 North Victory Boulevard, Portland, OR 97217
- $15 PRE-REG AND $20 DAY OF REGISTRATION (Second race is $5 paid onsite)
-NOVICE RACERS ARE $10 ALL SEASON LONG ($80 season pass)
-JUNIORS ARE $5 ALL SEASON ($40 season pass)
-All other categories ($120 Season pass)
- UPON ARRIVAL PLEASE CHECK IN WITH REGISTRATION (EVEN IF YOU REGISTERED ONLINE)a paper waiver must be filled out onsite once for the season.
- 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.
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
Approved helmets are required.
All OBRA Racing Rules apply.
No aero bars allowed.
Drop bars, with bar tape, plugged ends and functional brake system
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
NEW FOR 2018:
Racers who participate in Monday Night PIR races in any category will be entered into a monthly Drawing. The More Races you do the more chances of winning. Multiple Grand Prizes each month and a few random prizes throughout the season. Below is the Grand prize for each month. Nightly raffles are at Royale Brewing at 830 pm following the Night races must be present to win nightly drawings. Drawings will be at Royale Brewing for grand prizes the last race of each month Grand Prizes are Below.
April- Ruckus Bike Frame, Cycle Oregon Weekender
May- HIFI wheelset, Cycle Oregon Gravel
August- Castelli Coat/ Bibs
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
6:15 - 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+, 50+) same start scored separate
6:45 - Masters Men Category 4 & 5 (Ages 30+,50+) same start scored separate
NIGHTLY RACE POINTS
Hot spots pay 6, 4 and 2 for top three places
Final sprint pays as follows: