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TPS UPDATE - RACE BULLETIN #1 (Some time changes are shown in BOLD)

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 sponsor)

April 16 – Saturday – Postmark deadline to receive one (1) pre entry bonus point.

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

SATURDAY April 23 - Pit Gate Opens 9:30am. (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 - TPS Practice times: 11:10am-11:20am and 1:00pm-1:10pm (Practice, qualifying and all raceday times are firm)

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

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

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

7:00pm - TPS FEATURE - 25 Laps heads-up - (race start time is estimated) NO GRID LIMIT, dnt's 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, 2016. For weather information call TPS Race Steward David Mackey cell 512/913-9364 (on race day keep your cell phone on) Updated on April 18, 2:55pm.

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 Military, Police, Fire, Students (with ID) Children 12 & under & Parking Lot 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 todrive 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 by check 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 Race Winner on race night.

POINTS - Points awarded per 2016 TPS Rules - 3 points to fastest new record (16.374) - fastest non-record wins 1 point

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 on CTS WEBSITE and posted by the TPS Publications 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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