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TPS - RACE BULLETIN #1 - start of the 41st TPS Season (tentative - times may change)

 

This Race Bulletin, Race Entry Forms and TPS Membership Form is available on > www.texasprosedans.com

 

Sponsor: Janet's Cakery, Guerra's, Lawn Service (tentative) - Corpus Christi (TPS thanks Janet's sponsorship)

 

April 22 - Friday optional practice - 3:00pm - 10:00pm - $20 per person in pits. (2 day Pit Pass Fri & Sat $50)

 

SATURDAY April 23 - Pit Gate Opens 10:00am. (TPS pits in NORTH area by track entrance road, NO electrical plugs) TPS participants (crew & family) must sign correct TPS sheet and wear correct wrist band.

Pit fire extinguisher is required).

 

11:10am (tent) - TPS Practice times: 11:10am-11:20am and 1:00pm-1:10pm

(Note: All Practice, qualifying & race times are tentative)

 

2016 RULE CHANGE - gate bonus point was changed to "1 bonus point to driver posting an official qualifying lap time".

 

2:00pm (tent) - TPS Drivers Meeting (non-attendance, no practice receive rear race grid penalty) TPS exempt from CTS meetings.

 

4:00pm (tent) - TPS QUALIFYING TIME TRIALS - 2 Laps - Qualifying line is inverted by order of entry received.

 

6:40pm (tent) - TPS FEATURE-25 Laps heads-up - (race start time is estimated) NO GRID LIMIT, dnt's at rear by entry order. If time trials are not held or completed, Feature Race will start by order of paid entry received followed by 2015 Point Standings.

 

AFTER FEATURE - Post Race TPS Inspection: weight, carb check, P&G. (CTS Trophy presented to TPS Feature Winner). After last CTS Feature Race is completed, a CTS live music concert will entertain on stage. All TPS drivers, crews and fans are invited.

 

IF POSTPONED - Per CTS published statement, the Rain Date for TPS Race #1 will be June 4

Weather information call TPS Race Steward David Mackey cell 512/913-9364

(on race day please keep your cell phone on)

 

ENTRY FEE ----- $60 - per car if paid two weeks in advance by mail/check & completed entry form

(posted on www.texasprosedans.com)

NOTE: Entry fee refunded (less $10) until car passes thru Pit Gate. Must sign TPS or Minors clipboard.

LATE ENTRY --- $70 - per car if paid late at track in pits (late $10 deposited into TPS Treasury).

CTS PIT PASS - $30 - (Fri & Sat - Driver - $50, Crew - $45) (Rain checks good on rain date.

Under 18 needs parental release).

GRANDSTAND -$15 - per person ($12 for Military, Police, Fire, Students (with ID) Children 12 & under & Parking Lot is FREE

 

TPS RULES - TPS 2016 Rules & Specifications (Note: Windshield & rear window is mandatory or car is issued a large and increasing non-compliant weight penalty at each race). Driver must receive scanner @ 154.570 MHz at all times when on track.

 

RULES R&D - TPS Carburetor rule is amended to allow Holley 0-4412CT as an R&D project until further notice.

 

TRANSPONDER - TPS cars must have an AMB Transponder on at all times on track, which is required to be timed & scored. (2 transponders available FOR RENT @ $50. Reservation is required. Call TPS Race Steward David Mackey 512/913-9364).

 

INVITED CARS - 4 Cylinder (only) CTS & CCS cars accepted provided in compliance with their last year rules and weigh by TPS rules. (Invited car upgrades OK: CTS & CCS cars may use: TPS 13” Hoosier Racing Tires or DOT tires, may use OEM Fuel Injection, after-market suspension parts and lock drive wheels. May not have external nerf bars, must use rear view mirror.

 

MEMBERSHIP - All drivers are required to hold valid 2016 Texas Pro Sedans membership to drive on track.

One race TPS memberships are available for $30. Car number priority entitled to full season TPS $100 members.

 

PURSE - All sponosor, CTS money and most of entry fees go into purse. TPS Officials paid from appropriate entry fee deduction.Feature pay off in cash on May 21 at CTS. (NOTE: A minimum of one race lap is required to be eligible for TPS purse payout).

 

TROPHY - A Trophy will be presented by Central Texas Speedway to the TPS Feature Winner on race night.

 

POINTS - Points awarded per 2016 TPS Rules - 3 pts to fastest new record (16.374)-fastest non-recd 1 pt

 

K&K INSURANCE - Coverage limits assumed same as 2015: Liability - $1,000,000 (each occurrence), Medical Excess - none. Accidental Death & Dismemberment - $1,000,000 (Note: Injury must be reported to CTS Track Manager on race night ).

 

TPS TIRES - Hoosier F 60 8.0/23.0-13” tires sold by SS Motorsports at CTS Friday practice & race day Saturdays. Price is $139 which includes tax. For advance orders - Call Jerry Spencer @ 512/784-1192 to reserve your order.

 

RACE GAS - VP 110 racing fuel (110 octane) sold by SS Motorsports at CTS. Price is $9.00 per gallon (or bring your own).

 

The preceding official TPS Race Bulletin was prepared and/or authorized by:

Neil Upchurch - Texas Pro Sedans Administrative & Publications Director

210/655-3222 office --- 210/365-3221 cell

neilupchurch@sbcglobal.net

 

TPS Race Steward at CTS - David Mackey

Cell Phone - 512/913-9364

d.mackey84@yahoo.com

 

This TPS Race Bulletin was prepared from information provided to TPS by CTS and posted by the TPS Publications Office Director

 

TEXAS PRO SEDANS at CTS 2016 SCHEDULE:

April 23 ------ Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature

May 21 ------- Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature

June 18 ----- Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature

July 9 -------- Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature

Aug 13 ------- Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature

Sept 10 ------ Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature

Oct 22 -------- Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature < (final 2016 TPS points race)

Date TBA ---- 2016 Texas Pro Sedans Awards Dinner (time and location TBA)

 

Scheduled CTS Make-up dates: June 4, July 23, September 24 (more rain dates may be announced)

Edited by NeilTPS

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LATE TPS NEWS BRIEFS:

RULES R&D - TPS Carburetor rule is amended to allow Holley 0-4412CT as an R&D project until further notice. (See TPS Race Bulletin above).

EARLY ENTRIES - 18, 20, 28, 10, 22, 23, 2

The entries so far in Qualifying Order are:

^^
2
23
22
10
28
20
18


Entry Notes: The entry list was UPDATED on April 11, 2016.

Sponsor Note: TPS is pleased to announce the renewal of it's best all time sponsorJANET'S CAKERY Inc of Corpus Christi, TX

More TPS information to be posted here & e-mailed to all members later before April 23.


Posted by: Neil Upchurch
Texas Pro Sedans Administrative & Publications Director
210/655-3222 office

Edited by NeilTPS

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EARLY ENTRIES - 18, 20, 28, 10, 22, 23, 2

The entries so far in Qualifying Order are:

^^
2
23
22
10
28
20
18


Entry Notes: The entry list was UPDATED on April 11, 2016.

Sponsor Note: TPS is pleased to announce the renewal of it's best all time sponsor JANET'S CAKERY Inc

of Corpus Christi, TX

More TPS information to be posted here & e-mailed to all members later before April 23.


Posted by: Neil Upchurch
Texas Pro Sedans Administrative & Publications Director
210/655-3222 office

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MORE EARLY ENTRIES - 18, 20, 28, 10, 22, 23, 2, 77

The entries so far in Qualifying Order are:

^^

77
2
23
22
10
28
20
18


Note: The entry list was UPDATED on April 13, 2016.

More TPS information (such as the confirmed hourly schedule) will be posted here and e-mailed to all members later before April 23.


Posted by: Neil Upchurch
Texas Pro Sedans Administrative & Publications Director
210/655-3222 office

Edited by NeilTPS

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