Originally Posted by Turkishexpress
I'll be moving up to Chicago soon and hopefully will be doing a lot of track days so I have a few questions about the local track day organizations and their rules.
1) Do track bikes have to be fully safety wired?
2) Water wetter a requirement or can people run coolant?
3) Do bikes have to be numbered with a yellow plate?
Excellent to hear you are coming to the chicagoland riding community and looking to do a lot of track days with local organizers who hold the events at regional race tracks. Motovid.com provides 22 track days and rider clinics on schedule in 2012 at Blackhawk Farms Raceway which hosts all regional motorcycle road racing events in Illinois for CCS and WERA with six events this season.
Let's get to the high level answers you are looking for, then a backgrounder as it relates to the Motovid.com program at Blackhawk Farms Raceway.
1- novice, intermediate groups no; advance group oil drain plug must be wired
see rider packet @ motovid.com for specific wiring requirement details
2- novice, intermediate groups no; advance group YES
3- no - motovid.com provides the required session number sticker
Since we are not racing at these events, number plates are not required.
Backgrounder: Motovid.com is a local track day organization which operates the All Levels Motorcycle Track Days and Track Championship Rider Clinics program with sixteen (16) events each season at Blackhawk Farms Raceway approx. 75 min. Northwest of Chicago, currently in its 8th season.
A majority of Motovid.com track day events are held on Weds. with rider clinics scheduled on Fri. before each regional motorcycle race weekends. However, Motovid.com now offers weekend track day riding opportunities at Blackhawk Farms Raceway with an addition five (5) track days on schedule thru a joint partnership with JOS Motorsports on the following weekends in 2012.
Please check out the Motovid.com site (http://www.motovid.com
) for event details, season dates, riders packet, technical requirements and event sign up. Hope to see you out on track with us when you make the transition north.