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SPECIAL RACE BULLETIN #7

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SPECIAL RACE BULLETIN #7 - Final 2016 points race (CHANGES in BOLD before race)

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

Sponsors: Janet's Cakery, Guerra's Lawn Service-Corpus Christi, Sanford Electric-Austin (Thanks sponsors)

October 21 – Friday optional practice - 3:00pm - 10:00pm - $20 per person in pits. (Two day Pit Pass Fri & Sat - $50)

SATURDAY October 22 - Pit Gate Opens at NOON. TPS pits outside pit area, South end, NO electrical plugs.
TPS participants (crew & family) must sign correct TPS sheet & wear correct wrist band. Pit fire extinguisher required at each trailer).

1:10pm (tent) - TPS Practice times: 1:10pm-1:20pm and 3:00pm-3:10pm (Practice, qual, race day times may change)

3:30pm (tent) - TPS Drivers Meeting (non-attendance, no practice receive rear race grid penalty) During the meeting, a $20 one time dues discount will be offered for the 2017 season per TPS Rules, if driver O.K.'s an $80 purse "roll over" at the meeting.

4:45pm (tent) - TPS QUALIFYING TIME TRIALS - 2 Laps - Qual line inverted by points thru Race #6.

SEE QUAL ORDER BELOW: Qualifying Rules: Missing qual order DQ's 2nd timed lap. Missing drivers meeting starts feature race scratch.

7:45pm (approx) -TPS FEATURE -25 Laps- Starts heads up by fastest time, then 2016 points thru Sept 10 for cars with no qual time. (Note: If qualifying time trials are not held or completed, the race grid will be formed heads up by point standings thru Sept 10).

IF POSTPONED October 29 - Per CTS published statement, the Rain Date for TPS Race #7 is Saturday, October 29. For 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 need 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 each race). TPS Drivers must receive scanner @ 461.700 MHz all times on track. Note: Per CTS policy, any TPS driver failing to follow TPS orders issued by scanner will be black flagged.

TPS Rules Change #1: Para 3 H, page 4, The 2500 engine cc limit is increased to 2,543cc.

Per para 26 RULE CHANGE: The gate bonus point was changed to "1 bonus point to driver posting an official qualifying lap time".
RULES R&D - TPS Carburetor rule is amended to allow Holley 0-4412CT as an R&D project until further notice.
REFUNDS: Only race entry fees are refundable. TPS annual or one race dues and track pit pass costs are not refundable.

TRANSPONDER - TPS cars must have an AMB Transponder on at all times on track, which is required to be timed and/or 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. September 10th Feature Race pay off by TPS check at CTS during October 22nd Driver's Meeting.

The October 22nd purse is dependent upon 15 or more TPS cars starting the 25 lap Feature Race. If less than 15 starters, a calculated reduction will be made based available funds, sponsors and entry fees available to TPS. The Feature Race pay-off will be made by TPS check at the TPS Awards Dinner and Business Meeting in San Antonio on December 11th.

Tentative 41st Anniversary Special Purse for Race #7 - Oct 22:

Pos-Purse 2017 dues-Check:
1 -- 741 -80 ................661
2 -- 500 -80 ................420
3 -- 400 -80 ............... 320
4 -- 300 -80 ................220
5 -- 250 -80 ................170
6 -- 225 -80 ................145
7 -- 200 -80 ................120
8 -- 190 -80 ................110
9 -- 180 -80 ................100
10 -- 170 -80 ..............90
11 -- 160 -80 ..............80
12 -- 150 -80 ..............70
13 -- 140 -80 ..............60
14 -- 135 -80 ..............55
15 -- 130 -80 ..............50
16 - 80 - -80 ...............tba
17 - 80 - -80 ...............tba
18 - 80 - -80 ...............tba
19 - 80 - -80 ...............tba

4,191 -1520 ...............2,671

TROPHY - A Trophy for the TPS Feature Race Winner will be presented by Central Texas Speedway.

POINTS - Points awarded per 2016 TPS Rules - 3 points to fastest new record (16.374) - fastest non-record will win 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 race night to CTS Track Manager

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
neilupchurch@sbcglobal.net

TPS Race Steward at CTS - David Mackey
Cell Phone - 512/913-9364
d.mackey84@yahoo.com

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

REMAINING - TEXAS PRO SEDANS 2016 RACE SCHEDULE at CTS :
Oct 22 -------- Central Texas Speedway - Qualifying & 25 Lap Feature < (final 2016 TPS points race)
Dec 11 ------- 2016 TPS Awards Dinner - Little Red Barn, San Antonio - 3pm - (exact room TBA)

Scheduled CTS Make-up dates: October 29 (more rain dates may be announced if necessary)

TPS Qualifying Order - October 22:

1 -- 88 - Scott Schuster - n/p
2 -- 2 -- Cody Limerick - n/p
3 -- 23 - J.J. Osburn III - n/p
4 -- 18 - Lanny Young - n/p
5 -- 94 '® Dan Chapman - 0
6 -- 02 ® Bobby Sanford - 22
7 -- 25 - Bob Sherland - 23
8 -- 59 ® Allan Garrido - 23
9 -- 29 - Johnny Guerra - 25
10 - 22 - "Ozzie" Osburn - 27
11 - 01 - Tommy Goldman - 30
12 - 81 - Cesar Garrido - 37
13 - 26 - Lalo Leal - 44
14 - 28 - Lisa Sandoval - 46
15 - 10 -- Bruce Mabrito - 47
16 - 77 - Mike Knotts - 62
17 - 20 - Sergio Hexsel - 71
18 - 30 - Randy Lee - 77
19- 1 -- James Hogan - 88

Qualifying Rules: Missing qual order DQ's 2nd timed lap
Missing drivers meeting starts feature scratch

Edited by NeilTPS

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