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7/28/2018 to 7/29/2018     WISIL HPRA velodrome racing weekend Update
Location: Northbrook, IL and Kenosha, IL
Please join us for the exciting velodrome races at the Nothbrook and Kenosha velodromes. Each of these tracks have been recently rebuilt and they are smooth and fast! 
All bicyclists are welcome to participate, no racing experince required. Spectators welcome too!
Saturday at the Northbrook velodrome: 
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. - Registration & Technical Inspection
Entry Fee $25 per day ($50 for 2 days). Entry fee $20 per day for Students ($40 for 2 days)
Open Track for Warm-Ups
Sprint race winners determined by lowest elapsed time. The  HPRA electronic timing system will be used for speed determination, meaning WRRA records may be set. All lap races timed by the HPRA AMB electronic timing system.
8:30 am - Sign up and tech inspection
9:30 am - Flying 200 Meter Time Trials
11:30 pm - 25 lap Race - For Junior (15 and under) and Multi-Rider classes.
12:00 pm - Break for Lunch
12:30 pm - Bryant Tucker 100 Lap Race for Streamliner and StreetLiner classes.
1:30 pm - 50 Lap Race for Stock and Womens classes
2:30 pm - 25 Lap Trike Race if 3 or more trikes participate.
Sunday at the Kenosha Velodrome: 
8 am till noon 
Standing Start 1 Kilometer individual time trials (all classes)
One Hour TT - Stock, Women's, Tandem, etc
1/2 Hour Junior Race
One Hour TT - Streamliner, StreetLiner (Velos), etc.
Note: The TT and lap races are mass start races and are not eligible for WRRA records.

More Northbrook info
8/18/2018 to 8/19/2018     Manchester Medley--rescheduled (from June rainout) Update
Location: North Manchester, Indiana

Manchester Medley HPRA Race Weekend

August 18-19, 2018

North Manchester, Indiana

Join us for the 13th annual Northern Indiana HPRA race weekend. Races on both days will be held on a wide .35-mile 2-lane paved drive around the local high school. Smooth pavement and fairly wide corners make this a good course for all HPRA classes (although challenging for streamliners). Below is the tentative schedule of events.

HPRA classes and rules apply (see, helmets & mirrors mandatory). Regular entry fee is $10/day or $15 for both days; special fee for first-time HPRA racers is $1/day! Prize money given for first/second/third place winners in each class (Stock, Streetliner, Streamliner, Junior, Women, Trike, and Tandem). If there are 4 or more female trikers, there will be a separate Women’s Trike category.

Tentative schedule of events

Saturday, August 18:

8-9:30 a.m.   Registration, Tech Inspection, Warmup

9:45 a.m.       Flying-start individual 1-lap time trial (approx. .35-mile)

10:45  a.m.    30-min. race for Streetliner & Streamliner classes

11:30 a.m.     30-min. race for Stock, Women, Trike, Junior, & Multirider classes

12:15 p.m.     Lunch Break

1:15 p.m.       20-mile race for Streetliner & Streamliner classes

2:30 p.m.       15-mile race for Stock, Women, Junior, & Multirider classes

4:00 p.m.       20-lap short course Trike race

6:00 p.m.       Supper at local restaurant

Sunday, August 19:

8-9:00 a.m.   Registration, Tech Inspection, Warmup

9:15 a.m.       20-lap short course Trike race (same course run in reverse)

10:00 a.m.     20-mile race for Streetliner & Streamliner classes

11:00 a.m.     15-mile race for Stock, Women, Junior, & Multirider classes

12:30? p.m.  Lunch/awards at Pizza Hut

North Manchester is about 30 miles west of Fort Wayne, at the intersection of State Roads 13 and 114. Racing will be at Manchester Jr/Sr High School, 1102 North Market Street, North Manchester, Indiana 46962.

Local lodging: Fruit Basket Inn (Bed & Breakfast), 116 W. Main Street, N. Manchester, (260) 982-2443

Chain hotels/motels available in Wabash (20 mins. S), Huntington (25 mins. SE), Warsaw (25 mins. N), and Ft. Wayne (35 mins. E).

Jeff Hunn, race director:, cell 260-578-1939

9/15/2018 to 9/16/2018     Hawkeye Downs HPRA Recumbent Bicycle Races Update
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Schedule of events:
Saturday September 15th, 2018
9:00am track opens
9:00-12:00 HPRA race registration
12:30 Trike/velomobile races, Inner horseshoe
1:30 All faired classes 25 Lap race, 1/2 mile oval
2:30 All unfaired classes 1 hour race, 1/2 mile oval.
4:00 All classes 1 lap flying TT, 1/2 mile oval
We usually gather at a TBD resturaunt Saturday night to BS and eat after the races.

Sunday September 16th
8:00 track opens/registration for stragglers
9:00 All unfaired classes, Outer horseshoe lap race
10:30 All faired classes 1 hour race, 1/2 mile oval
12:00 All classes 3/4 mile standing start drag race, 1/4 mile oval, 1/2mile oval.
1:00 Awards/all events finished by 1:00

Event Fees/Awards
$20 per day or $35 for the weekend
Pre-register here link will be here around August, pay at the event to save time at sign in! 
Cash prizes.
HPRA rules apply see link here:
Uprights are welcome, aerobars and wheel discs are perfectly legal,but remember you will need two mirrors(safety, eh).
10/12/2018 to 10/14/2018     Recumbent Cycle Con and HPRA Races Update
Location: Nashville, Tennessee. U.S.A.

Come to RCC and race with us too!  Every racer registration includes free entry to the show.

For  information to the show.

More information on hotels, camping, etc. here, as it becomes available.

Tentative race schedule:

Recumbent Cycle-Con Race Day Schedule



Saturday, October 13

• 8:00 am to 9:30 am  - Registration and Tech Inspection 
• 9:00 am to 10:00 am One Lap Time Trial (Standing Start / .56 mile track) 
• 10:15 am to 11:30 am - 50 Lap Race - Streamliner and Streetliner Classes /.56 mile track
• 11:45 am to 12:00 pm - 10 Lap Trike Class Race /.25 mile track
• 12:00 pm to 1:15 Lunch
• 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm - 35 lap race /.56 mile track, Stock Classes, Stock Women,Junior, Multi (Tandems)
• 3:00 to 3:45 pm - Last Man Out Race / .25 mile track


Sunday, October 14 

• 8:30 - 9:00 am One Lap, timed to place in One Hour Time Trial .56 mile track 
• 9:15 - 10:15 am Group One Time Trial 
• 10:30 - 11:30 am - Group Two Time Trial (if needed) 
• 11:45 - 12:00 pm - Single Elimination Drag Race - Front Straightaway
• 12:30 pm - Awards Ceremony
10/20/2018     Indianapolis Tour de Cure 100 mile TT Update
Location: Indianaoplis Motor Speedway

Some recumbent racers are planning a 100 mile TT at this event.  Electronic timing may be provided.  Contact Daryl Hanger or Mike Mowett for more details.  Fundraising or a $200 pledge is required + registration fee.  This annual event (moved to October this year) typically sees several thousand cyclists of all ages and abilities ride the famous Indianapolis Motor Speedway



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