THIS WEEKENDS DOUBLE HEADER - "SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL" DETAILS

posted Jun 9, 2015, 10:29 PM by President RMQMA

We have TWO BIG Days of racing this weekend.  Featuring our Saturday Night Special Under the Lights with a Special 125 Lap SR Honda Main event. 

That's right, 125 Laps for the SR Honda.  It's Not about winning on the first lap, it is about pacing yourself and racing smart!  This should be something fun and different for the kids.

We want to THANK our sponsors for your "Saturday Night Special" Trophy & Awards:
  • Painters Supply
  • Scotts Used Parts
  • Rocky Mountain Stanley
  • Canyon State Oil
  • Scott's Fort Collins Auto
  • Tad Fiser Race Cars
  • Lawson Construction Company
Top Three All divisions receive Trophies
Winner All Divisions receive 1 Case motor oil, Top three SR Honda receive 1 case of motor oil
SR Honda:  Raffle for Box Stock Honda 120 engine ($300 value)

These are the details for this weekends events: 
  1. Pill draw and Heat races for ALL Divisions on Saturday
  2. All Divisions EXCEPT SR Honda will run standard Lap count for main events
  3. SR Honda 125 lap Main event (Mandatory Competition yellow 35 - 65)
  4. SR Honda Competition Yellow 5 Minutes.  Car adjustments, drink, You CANNOT CHANGE TIRES (tires you start with are the tires you finish with) 
  5. SR Honda - Lucky Dog, ALL cars start on the lead lap following the Competition Yellow 
  6. Due to our time schedule, we will follow QMA rules: 4 Cars to constitute a race.
  7. SR Honda will be the Last race following the World Formula
  8. Sunday is Timing Day with mains
  9. We will hold NOVICE Training on Saturday Only morning at 2:00 p.m. after open Hot laps!
  10. No Novice Training on Sunday
  11. Novice Heat will follow after Novice practice (Cars will number in Hot chute directly following training for heat)
  12. Open practice:  Please share the track and work in groups with similar speed
Friday:
Gates open 12:00 noon
Motorhome/ Camping at track available (Track will be closed at 8:30 and you will be locked in for the evening so plan accordingly)
Friday practice is $15 per car (per our terms with IMI)

Saturday: 
Gates open: 9:00 a.m.
Sign-in: 12:00 - 2:00
Open Practice: 11:30 - 1:45 p.m.
NOVICE TRAINING: 2:00 - 2:45
Pit meeting:  3:00 
Heats: 3:15/ Mains Follow

Sunday:
Gates open 9:00 a.m.
Sign-in 9:15 - 10:15
Pit meeting: 10:15
Timing: 10:30
Mains

Tech Inspection following the Last Main Event
QMA HONORS ALL CURRENT 2015 TECH INSPCTION DECALS FROM VISITING CLUBS

 
TRACK FUEL IS REQUIRED FOR ALL RMQMA RACE EVENTS.  KUM-N-GO, MID GRADE (Kum-n-Go is located on the South East corner of Hwy 52 and I-25 East frontage Rd)
 
RACE FEES FOR THIS WEEKEND ARE AS FOLLOWS:  

     SINGLE/ ONE DAY entry Fee:  $30 per car/ division

   TWO DAY(covers both days) Entry Fee:  $50 per car

We look forward to seeing everyone!

RAIN SCHEDULE:  In the event that we have severe weather on Thursday or Friday that does Not allow us to run our Saturday Event.  We will move our Saturday event to Sunday and will move the start times to our Regular start times.  WE WILL RUN THE SATURDAY LINE-UP w/ 125 LAP SR HONDA RACE!

RACE FEES WILL REVERT TO SINGLE/ ONE DAY RACE DAY


Gates open: 9:00 a.m.
Sign-in: 9:15 - 10:15
Open Practice: 10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
NOVICE TRAINING/ HOTLAPS (Last group in Hot laps)
Pit meeting:  12:00 
Heats/ Mains Follow


Weather is always a concern so please check the RMQMA website; www.rmqma.com or Facebook often for updates.  We will make every attempt to inform you as soon as we have answers in the event of inclement weather.
 
RMQMA reserves the right to make adjustments in the race day schedule or format.

TODAY'S WORK DAY CANCELLED!

posted Jun 6, 2015, 8:27 AM by President RMQMA

Sorry folks, Today's Work Day is CANCELLED FROM LAST NIGHTS RAINS.

We may try tomorrow but it will need to dry.

Thank you!

JUNE 13th & 14th DOUBLE HEADER - FEATURING SATURDAY NIGHT "SPECIAL" *** 125 Lap SR Honda Race ***

posted Jun 1, 2015, 10:12 AM by President RMQMA   [ updated Jun 1, 2015, 10:15 AM ]

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls. ...are you ready for the biggest weekend of racing at RMQMA this year?

SATURDAY: 125 LAP SR HONDA RACE, ALL other divisions standard format

***Trophy top 3 all divisions (compliments of Scott's Fort Collins Auto, Lawson Construction, Canyon State Oil, Rocky Mountain Stanley & Tad Fiser racing) Saturday

***Feature winner for all classes receives a case of motor oil (compliments of Canyon State Oil) Saturday

*** Box Stock Honda 120 - For One Lucky participant

SUNDAY:  TIMING & MAINS - Early start, standard format

STAY TUNED FOR DETAILS!

 


SATURDAY MAY 30th - NO Novice Training *** Work Day**

posted May 27, 2015, 5:51 PM by President RMQMA

Saturday May 30th there will NOT be Novice Training.  We will be doing a little track maintenance on the tower, weeds and checking the lights for the Saturday Night Special race.

We do encourage practice on your own!  Make sure you check in with the office at IMI and pay if you plan on practicing.

We also encourage anyone to help with the minor work.

REGION 8 "STATES RACE" at PPQMA is complete!

posted May 26, 2015, 1:27 PM by President RMQMA   [ updated May 27, 2015, 12:39 PM ]

Mother Nature held off long enough to get the show complete!  It was a cold and dreary morning on Saturday but warmed for the afternoon racing. 

There was even a couple track records broke!

    Colby Sokol (Mod) - 6.887
    Cam Fiser (Sr. Animal) - 6.876
    Daytona Spicola (Hvy 160) - 7.022
    Kaylee Esgar (Lt. WF) - 6.518

Sunday's Club race did not fair so well with Severe Weather and Tornado warnings, racing was cancelled around 1:30. 

The raffle was a big hit with the kids and parents. 

For a complete listing of Timing and race results go to: rocky Mountain Quarter Midget Association's Facebook.

***JUNE 13th SATURDAY "Special" & SUNDAY "Early Bird" on the 14th***

posted May 20, 2015, 8:45 PM by President RMQMA

JUNE 13TH features the "SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL" under the lights weekend.


What is so Special about this weekend?  125 LAP SR Honda Main Event!
This is what we know so far: 
  • SR Honda
  • 125 Laps
  • Competition Yellow - between lap 35 - 65 (TBD)
  • No tire changes
  • Trophy & Awards for Top 3
STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS TO COME!

ALL OTHER DIVISIONS RUN STANDARD FORMAT AND LAP COUNT

JUNE 14th features the "EARLY BIRD" SUNDAY START
 
 


 

Standard race format for all other divisions

"STATES RACE" MAY 23rd and Club #6 24th details!

posted May 20, 2015, 8:02 PM by President RMQMA


IT IS STATES RACE TIME AGAIN!

Those that don't plan on traveling South for the race could take advantage of going out to our track and get some valuable practice.  We will not have Novice training at RMQMA this weekend.

Here is the information provided by PPQMA (Ellicott) for the upcoming States Race on May 23rd and race day May 24th.

Track address/ Location: 

       24225 Colorado Hwy 94
       Calhan, CO 80808
      
Basic Directions: 
From Colorado Springs, take Hwy 94 approximately 20 miles East to Ellicott.  Go 1 mile East of the four way stop and  the track is located on the South side of the road.
       
Camping is available at the track otherwise you will need a room in Colorado Springs.  There are several hotels on the East side of Colorado Springs near the Hwy 94 junction. 
 
Track will be locked on Wednesday night.  We are having a Novice training event at 7pm on Thursday.  After training, track will be locked again until 3pm Friday.  

Friday Schedule:  
*  Track opens at 3pm
*  Feel free to come starting at 3 pm to practice (do not mix novice with other classes) and camp out
*  Quarter midget cars are allowed on track from 3-8pm, after that we're going to let the kids play!

Saturday Schedule:  ($30 for States Race entry)
* No Novice Training for States Race
*  8:30am Sign-In (Tower will be open for Sign-In on Friday night as well)
*  9am Pit Meeting, Controlled Practice, Races to Follow
*  Concession Stand - OPEN
*  Raffle Items - $1 per ticket or 6 for $5
*  Awards at end of day (Plaques for 1st, 2nd, 3rd for all raced classes, Quick Times for each class, any broken track records will be taken care of at end of season)
*  After main events, no quarter midget cars will be allowed onto the track until open practice on Sunday, so kids can play!  
*  Requirements:
  -  Fuel B's Mid Grade fuel  (23580 Hwy 94, Calhan, CO 80808)
  -  Safety inspection for each car (if not already done at PPQMA, SCQMA, RMQMA tracks)
  -  Transponder clip ($10 from tower, limited quantities)

Sunday Schedule:  ($20 for Normal Points Race Day)
*  9am Sign-In/Open Practice
*  10am Pit meeting and Heat-Main racing to follow
*  Raffle Items will be drawn in between the Heat and Main races
*  Concession Stand - OPEN
    *  Kona Ice Truck will be available from 10am - 5pm! 
 
*  Awards at end of day (Trophies for Jr. Honda, Sr. Honda, and random Sr. class; Medals for Jr. Animal; Also our wild card trophy to be decided by PPQMA members - will give more info at pit meeting)


If you have any questions please contact Tad Fiser (regional director)303-922-9295, Steve Clark 719-661-1411 or Angela Mandelkow from PPQMA.

NO RAIN _ RMQMA is ON for today!

posted May 17, 2015, 6:56 AM by President RMQMA

NO RAIN LAST NIGHT! Whoo Whooo

RMQMA is ON for today

Suns out, a little cool but we should have a good day of racing!

...

Lets go racing!

TODAYS RACE EVENT CANCELLED! SUNDAY WILL REVERT TO REGULAR TIMES

posted May 16, 2015, 6:22 AM by President RMQMA   [ updated May 16, 2015, 6:47 AM ]

Saturday May 16th Race day CANCELLED!

Mother nature delivered more rain to the track overnight making it too muddy to get in.

We will let the road to the track dry out today.

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Tomorrow Sunday May 17th we will resume with our regular racing schedule.

Gates open at 9 am
Sign in 9:30-10:30
Hot laps 10:30-11:45
Pit meeting at 12
Heats and mains to follow
*we will check back in on how we'll handle Novice training tomorrow

Thank you for your patience and understanding

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THIS WEEKENDS "DOUBLE HEADER" SATURDAY/ SUNDAY MAY 15-16

posted May 11, 2015, 9:28 AM by President RMQMA   [ updated May 11, 2015, 9:35 AM ]

Its great to see the sun come out again!

We hope things will dry out and mother nature will cooperate for this week ends Double Header.

Through long deliberation we have decided to run our Double Header weekend at Home/ IMI rather than an Off-site location.

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We are going to use this weekend for a Pre-run of our "Saturday Night Special" race coming up in June under the lights.

HERE IS YOUR WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

SATURDAY: (day/night)
NOVICE TRAINING: 10:00 - 12:00
OPEN PRACTICE: 12:00 - 2:45
**SIGN-IN: 1:00 - 2:30
PIT MEETING: 3:00
HEAT RACES: 3:15
MAINS - Under the Lights

SUNDAY:
OPEN PRACTICE: 8:00 - 9:30
**SIGN-IN: 9:00 - 10:00
PIT MEETING: 10:00
HEAT RACES: 10:15
MAINS

ENTRY FEES:
SINGLE DAY: $30 per car
DOUBLE: $50 per car

OPEN PRACTICE: Please be courteous and work with each other on track time/ laps.

CAMPING IS AVAILABLE FREE OF CHARGE. Make arrangements because you Will be locked in the facility at 8:00-9:00 p.m. You WILL NOT be able to come and go all night!

Weather is always a concern, so stay tuned for updates!

We hope to see everyone there.

LETS GO RACING!!!!

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