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2013 12 Hours of Santos

 

        

 

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2013 12 Hours of Santos    Solo and team relay mountain bike race.

Date: February 16 2013
Location: Santos Trails - Ocala - , FL
 
 
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WAVIER (this waiver is required of all particpants, please sign, print and bring to event).
 
First 100 entries get a free T-shirt!
 
* No ground fires, no alcohol, dogs on leashes, bring plenty of water!

Vortex trailhead gates open Friday at 9am, no early entry.

Come out and whoop it up at the biggest event on the Gone Riding circuit, set in the challenging and scenic Santos Vortex pit area, this is one event you don't want to miss!

 

For classes and costs click on the "entry form" button or click on the "register online" button.

Schedule:  

Friday:     Gate opens at 9am. Rrace packet pickup and late registration from 5pm to 6pm / Open riding &  camping.                                   

Saturday:     8am -  race packet pickup /10am to 10pm - Team Race   / camping available      

Free Food: complimentary continental breakfast & pasta dinner for all riders.

Directions: Take I-75 to Exit # 341, go East to the town of Belleview,

turn North on 441, go 3 miles and look for

junction of 328, then turn West and

go 1 mile and look for SW 25th, turn South (left)

go approx 1 mile and for signs on the right.

$3 per person at gate (benefits Club OMBA).

Camping Info: 

Primitive camping will be allowed on site, the course will be located on “the other side” aka the Vortex side.

For main campground with RV hookups (located 2 miles away): 

http://www.dep.state.fl.us/gwt/cfg/Campgrounds.htm        

Food and restrooms: Food vendor on site / port-o-lets    

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Awards:   

12 hour solo male Purse - 1st $400 / 2nd $300 / 3rd $200

6 hour solo Elite Purse (open money class) - 1st $175 / 2nd $125 / 3rd $100

12 hour solo female Purse - ***1st $300 / 2nd $200 / 3rd $100

***Disclaimer: If there are less than 10 female entries the purse will be 1st $150 / 2nd $100 / 3rd $75***

Trophies, plaques and prizes to top 3 teams in each class.

Top 3 Base finishers, top 3 Sport finishers and top 3 Single Speed riders in the 12 hour solo class will also receive awards.

FORMAT:   Up to 4 person teams any rotation. Le mans style start.  (see rules below for more information)  

General Rules:

USAC   card or temporary license is required

Teams   consist of up to 4 members.

No   more than 1 male expert age 19-44 or   2 male experts age 15-18/45-99 on Sport team.

No more than 1 men Sport and no men Experts per Base   team.

2 Person class is an open category.

No men Experts & no more than 1 men sport on   Co-ed team.

Co-ed must have at least 1 woman per team and   can be all women.

The team race will begin with a Le mans style start.

Cutting of course or any form of cheating will   result in automatic disqualification of entire team.

Team with most laps wins, tie breakers will be   determined by fastest overall time.

Each racer must check in and out at scoring   before continuing.

Each racer that begins a lap must finish the   same lap.

Racer changes can only be made in the transition   area.

Each team will be issued a wrist band with team number   tag on it.

Each racer must carry team wrist band & team   number tag for the entire lap.

Loss of team wrist band will result in a   10-minute penalty.

Transfer of team wrist band to next rider must   be done only at scoring.

Each racer will receive a number plate and must   be in place for each lap.

Loss of number plate will result in a 5-minute   penalty.

All transfers of equipment must be done in   transition area.

All bikes must pass visual safety inspection   before entering race course.

Working headlight and taillight (or red   reflector) must be used after dusk.

All on-trail repairs must be done by the racers   themselves with no outside assistance.

All   assisted repairs must be done in transition area. Class eligibility is based on current USAC status

Act responsibly and have fun!

The 2013 12 Hours of Santos is Gone Riding, Inc. Promotion.

If anyone would like a "kmz" file (google earth) of the race course email me at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and I will send it to you.

Course Map:

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